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Widescreen Review, Ultra Tower Surround System

Widescreen Review, Ultra Tower Surround System

"While I enjoyed the performance of the Ultra system, I’m having a hard time grappling with how a $3700 loudspeaker system (not including subwoofer) could compete with another recent system with a retail price closer to $30,000. When I say compete, I mean by making it difficult to choose which loudspeakers you’d rather listen to for the next 5 or 10 years if price was no concern. There is an incredible psychological barrier to break down when you know one system is $30k or over while the other system you might consider is less than $4000. I can’t say if the Ultra system is worse, better, or equal-but-different compared to that hypothetical $30,000 system. But whatever the Ultra system is, it is not wildly outclassed by loudspeakers costing a lot more. Hearing the Ultra system really makes you question whether it is necessary to spend more, even if you could."

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High Def Digest Reviews the Prime Bookshelf and Prime Center Loudspeakers

High Def Digest Reviews the Prime Bookshelf and Prime Center Loudspeakers

"A marvel of sound design. These loudspeakers uncoil the sound, and reach well above their price point dynamically. Easy recommendations for the aspiring but sensible home theater speaker enthusiast."

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Z Reviews - Review of the Ultra Bookshelf

Z Reviews - Review of the Ultra Bookshelf

"The imaging and depth are astonishing even at high volume. Blows my mind. They have the Wow. Absolutely the best speakers I’ve heard. Period."

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Audiohead Reviews the Prime Tower

Audiohead Reviews the Prime Tower

"The Prime Tower brings a big package to the $1k game…If you want to hear every note, foot tap and breath, this is a speaker for you."

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Audiofi.net - J LOH Reviews the Prime Bookshelf

Audiofi.net - J LOH Reviews the Prime Bookshelf

"SVS has come up with a winner here. In a world of rising costs, it is heartening to know that there is still great value available."

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Reference Home Theater - Chris Heinonen Reviews the Ultra Bookshelf

Reference Home Theater - Chris Heinonen Reviews the Ultra Bookshelf

“…the Ultra Bookshelf has no trouble filling a room. For $1,000 a pair it is a very impressive speaker, even when compared to those costing 50% more… Great bass, good depth to music, good soundstage, very nice build quality.”

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AVSForum.com Reviews the Prime Bookshelf 5.1 Surround System

AVSForum.com Reviews the Prime Bookshelf 5.1 Surround System

"SVS Prime Bookshelf speakers are destined to become classics—that's how good they are… I found myself in awe of how transparent these speakers sounded."

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The Prime Bookshelf Reviewed by AVTechReviews

The Prime Bookshelf Reviewed by AVTechReviews

"SVS may have done too good a job with the Primes… These speakers have a presence about them both visually and sonically that stops you in your tracks… For $249 each, you’ll be hard pressed to find a better sounding set of bookshelf speakers."

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Geekanoids Reviews the Prime Bookshelf Surround System and SB-2000 Subwoofer

Geekanoids Reviews the Prime Bookshelf Surround System and SB-2000 Subwoofer

"You really have to hear these to believe how convincing they really are… I was blown away!"

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The Poor Audiophile Reviews the Prime Bookshelf

The Poor Audiophile Reviews the Prime Bookshelf

"Thanks to SVS, gone are the days where you need to have a six figure audio system to be the envy of your friends and neighbors… a real price-performance achievement."

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