Stereophile - Larry Greenhill Reviews the SB13-Ultra Subwoofer

Stereophile - Larry Greenhill Reviews the SB13-Ultra Subwoofer

The SB13-Ultra's detailed, toe-tappingly pitch-perfect, stop-on-a-dime response, and its small size, low weight, rugged construction, superb finish, simple but sophisticated IFC control, sturdy drive-unit, and great customer support, all put it on my list of recommended subwoofers.

Sound + Vision names our SB13-Ultra as “Best over $1000”

Sound + Vision names our SB13-Ultra as “Best over $1000”

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Magazine-Audio.com Reviews the SB13-Ultra Subwoofer (French)

Magazine-Audio.com Reviews the SB13-Ultra Subwoofer (French)

"In this price range, I've never heard of subwoofer operate with as much ease, ever… highly recommendable"

The SB13-Ultra Subwoofer Receives HomeTheaterReview.com's Best of 2013 Award

The SB13-Ultra Subwoofer Receives HomeTheaterReview.com's Best of 2013 Award

"Dollar for dollar, the SVS SB13-Ultra is one of the best (if not THE best) subwoofers on the market. Powerful, deep bass. Equally adept performance for music and moves. The only way to make it much better is to buy two."
Best of 2013 Award

The Poor Audiophile - Review of the SB13-Ultra

The Poor Audiophile - Review of the SB13-Ultra

"If you’re an enthusiast who wants the speed and control of a sealed enclosure with the deep bass extension typical of a ported sub, then you’ve found your pot of gold in the SB13-Ultra...arguably one of the best (or possibly the best) price-performance value in subwoofers"

Audioholics - Joshua Ricci Reviews the SB13-Ultra

Audioholics - Joshua Ricci Reviews the SB13-Ultra

"I would expect no less than rock solid reliability and well balanced performance from any SVS subwoofer…the SB13-Ultra is my personal favorite…the SB13-Ultra operated and performed flawlessly…"
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Everything Audio - John Gatski Reviews the SB13-Ultra

Everything Audio - John Gatski Reviews the SB13-Ultra

"Overall, the SB13-Ultra performance is so good, and its quality build and price so impressive, I have absolutely no negatives…For under $1,600, the SVS SB13-Ultra gets you a high-performance, acoustic suspension subwoofer that can handle about all the serious bass of a multi-channel or stereo speaker system."

Secrets of Home Theater and High Fidelity - Jim Clements Reviews the SB13-Ultra Subwoofer

Secrets of Home Theater and High Fidelity - Jim Clements Reviews the SB13-Ultra Subwoofer

"It plays loud and deep with extremely low distortion. But it also has the ability to deliver finely nuanced bass with textures and dynamic shadings that are quite rare even by today's standards... It is quite frankly an engineering juggernaut."

AVForums Reviews the SB13-Ultra Subwoofer

AVForums Reviews the SB13-Ultra Subwoofer

"…one of the very best subwoofers I have had the pleasure of spending time with… The way the SB13-Ultra goes about low end exertion is so utterly convincing that going back to most other devices seems like a bit of a letdown afterwards."

Big Picture Big Sound Reviews the SB13-Ultra

Big Picture Big Sound Reviews the SB13-Ultra

"I couldn't believe how low this SVS could go. More importantly, I was struck by how clean and nuanced the bass is at even its lowest levels... It is far and away the deepest and most detailed sub I've had the pleasure of listening to in my home theater."

HomeTheaterReview.com Reviews the SB13-Ultra Subwoofer

HomeTheaterReview.com Reviews the SB13-Ultra Subwoofer

"I found the bass to be authoritative, while at the same time complimentary to the mids and highs. From the bass guitar to the djembes and piano, every low-frequency element was well fleshed out and engaging… With a sub of this caliber, you'll surely make enemies of your neighbors, but you'll have so much fun doing so that it's totally worth it. The bottom line is that the SVS SB13-Ultra is a meaningful audio component that's worth every penny of its $1,599 asking price.I found the bass to be authoritative, while at the same time complimentary to the mids and highs. From the bass guitar to the djembes and piano, every low-frequency element was well fleshed out and engaging… With a sub of this caliber, you'll surely make enemies of your neighbors, but you'll have so much fun doing so that it's totally worth it. The bottom line is that the SVS SB13-Ultra is a meaningful audio component that's worth every penny of its $1,599 asking price."

Electronic House names the SB13-Ultra Best Products of 2013

Electronic House names the SB13-Ultra Best Products of 2013

"Designed to deliver vigorous, versatile bass performance, the SVS SB13-Ultra is a low-frequency, high-output knockout offered at an unbeatable value, in a surprisingly elegant footprint."

Home Theater magazine names the SB13-Ultra subwoofer best 18 products of 2012

Home Theater magazine names the SB13-Ultra subwoofer best 18 products of 2012

"No matter how loud I played it, I couldn't get the sub to bottom out or show any signs of strain. Furthermore, my room is more than 5,000 cubic feet, and I never once felt the subwoofer running out of headroom. That's pretty damn impressive."
"Outstanding value. Powerful deep bass response. Built-in parametric EQ"
"... the SB13-Ultra is going on my short list for future upgrades to my home theater. Highly recommended."

Digital Trends reviews the SB13-Ultra

Digital Trends reviews the SB13-Ultra

"No matter what we threw at this subwoofer, it came back with exactly what we wanted to hear... If there is a more perfect subwoofer in production today, we haven't heard it."

Widescreen Review Magazine Features the SB13-Ultra In their November Issue

Widescreen Review Magazine Features the SB13-Ultra In their November Issue

"Sound & Vision names the PC13-Ultra subwoofer best 23 products of 2012."
"In his review of the PC13-Ultra, Brent Butterworth commended its versatile tuning options, which in combination withh advanced DSP capabilities allowed him to tune it for a fatter, more powerful sound, or a tighter, punchier one."

Widescreen Review Magazine Features the SB13-Ultra In their November Issue

Widescreen Review Magazine Features the SB13-Ultra In their November Issue

"The SVS SB13-Ultra is an exceptional product that is true to SVS's tradition of offering higher performance for the money through R&D and design... this is an exceptionally high-performance subwoofer that can accurately reproduce the sound of music or movies."

Home Theater Shack reviews the SB-13 Ultra Subwoofer

Home Theater Shack reviews the SB-13 Ultra Subwoofer

"It is not just the aesthetics. It is not just the power. It is not just the precision and it is not just the level of detail that can be heard in the VLF range. It is all of these things combined that make the SB13 Ultra my Sub Zone Reviewer's Choice. There is simply no better performing subwoofer in its class."
"It is not only a gorgeous piece of hardware but it performs like no other sub I have ever heard."
"Knowing that there is a subwoofer that can reproduce incredibly dynamic bass with as much clarity, precision and 'Refined Brutality' for less than $2K ($1599 with free shipping to be exact) is a testament to the commitment of the SVS team and they should be applauded for it."

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