SVS Prime Center


Budget Pick

in Center Channel Speaker

SVS Prime Center

Based on 37 reviews

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Great sound quality
Excellent build quality
Handles an 80Hz crossover well
Design is plain, simple, and black
Clarity of speech in movies is superior
Not competitive with SVS Prime bookshelf speakers
Midrange driver can be "bright"
Some reviewers recommend considering other center speakers for better dialogue clarity


Overall, the SVS Prime Center receives positive reviews for its sound quality, build quality, and design. Many reviewers note that it performs well when paired with a subwoofer and can handle an 80Hz crossover. Some reviewers mention that the midrange driver can be "bright" and may require adjustment at the receiver. There are mixed opinions on the SVS Prime bookshelf speakers, with some finding them great for the price and others feeling they are under-sized for use as main front L/R speakers. Some reviewers recommend considering other center speakers, such as the Elac UniFi series or Emotiva C1+, for better dialogue clarity. Overall, the SVS Prime Center is considered a good option in its price range.


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Model Name

Prime Center

Speaker Type

Center Channel Speakers

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