Bookshelf Speakers

Bookshelf Speakers

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Immersive sound comes in many shapes and sizes. The best bookshelf speakers bring music and movies to life with crisp, natural sound, exciting dynamics, room-filling bass, and pristine clarity even when played at loud volumes. Because of their compact size, bookshelf speakers can be placed on furniture or mounted on stands as front left/right, center channel, or surround sound speakers.

SVS Prime and Ultra Series bookshelf speakers deliver a thrilling and immersive audio experience for stereo and home theater systems. Considered among the best bookshelf speakers at any price, SVS exceeds expectations with stunning fidelity and flawless build quality.

Best Bookshelf Speakers

User Reviews

Mark G. Reviews the Ultra Bookshelf

"I've owned several fine speakers in this price range and above. None can touch these."- Mark G.

Kyle S. Reviews the Prime Bookshelf

"I did not think a bookshelf of this size could play so loud, and not have audible distortion. I would by them again."- Kyle S.

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Press Reviews

Home Theater HiFi Reviews the Ultra Bookshelf Loudspeakers

“Excellent sound quality and beautiful. SVS – purveyor of big bang-for-the-buck audio products – maintains that title with their Ultra Bookshelf Speakers. I...

EDM Sauce Ranks Ultra Bookshelf, Best Bookshelf Speakers

“A great product. The sound quality is good. Set up is quick, and it solves a major problem with cable clutter in your home.”

YouTuber “Cheapaudioman” Reviews Ultra Bookshelf

“The Ultra Bookshelfs in a stereo application handle any soundtrack with ease. Very exciting speakers that don’t fatigue, and beg to be turned up to the max...

DMS (YouTube) Reviews the Ultra Bookshelf Speaker

“An insanely detailed set of speakers. Very good at bringing out the truth in my recordings. They speakers excel at disappearing and letting you hear where ...

MusicCritic Awards the Prime Bookshelf Loudspeaker "Best Bookshelf Speakers Under $1,000"

"The high end manufacturing maintains optimal on and off axis response. They sound pristine and are priced in the middle of today’s price range making them ...

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 c...

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 bu...

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."

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."

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."

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 ...

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."

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 ...

Geekanoids Reviews the Prime Bookshelf Surround System and SB-2000

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

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 ac...

Home Theater Forum - Sam Posten Reviews the Prime Bookshelf 5.1 Surround Package and PC-2000

"I had to watch it again and again to make sure I wasn't just fooling myself. It really is that good… Solid performance, striking design, exceptional build ...

Ultra Bookshelf Receives the Audioholics 2014 Product of the Year Award

"If you’re looking for a high performance, attractive bookshelf speaker that can truly deliver on that “better than being there” experience for around $1k/p...

AVTechReviews - Chris Murray Reviews the Prime Series Speakers

"… have a surprisingly big sound… flawless in its performance…get a audiophile grade home theater system at a fraction of the cost."

Ultra Bookshelf Receives the BestStuff.com 2014 Editors Choice Award

"Audiophiles take heed: The design, performance, and price make the SVS Ultra Bookshelf the perfect option for the last set of Bookshelf speakers you’ll eve...

Audioholics - Gene DellaSala Reviews the Ultra Bookshelf

"There is so much to like about these speakers and so little to complain about. They offer a very balanced sound, with great dynamic capabilities... the bes...

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Prime Bookshelf
Breathtaking clarity, detail, and dynamics on par with bookshelf speakers many times the price.

$ 299.99

each speaker

  • Tweeter | 1"
  • Midrange | N/A
  • Woofer | 6.5"
  • Freq. Response | 48 Hz-25 kHz (±3 dB)
  • Dimension | 13.2” (H) 8” (W) 9.4” (D)

$ 299.99 each speaker

Ultra Bookshelf
Flagship SVS bookshelf speaker stands toe-to-toe with the most expensive speakers in the world.

$ 599.99

each speaker

  • Tweeter | 1"
  • Midrange | N/A
  • Woofer | 6.5"
  • Freq. Response | 45 Hz-32 kHz (±3 dB)
  • Dimension | 15" (H) 8.5" (W) 10.9" (D)

$ 599.99 each speaker

Prime Satellite
Redefines small speaker performance expectations with impressive output and pristine clarity from a compact cabinet.

$ 174.99

each speaker

  • Tweeter | 1"
  • Midrange | 4.5"
  • Woofer | N/A
  • Freq. Response | 69 Hz-25 kHz (±3 dB)
  • Dimension | 8.85” (H) 4.9” (W) 6.3” (D)

$ 174.99 each speaker

SVS Speaker Design Philosophy

When designing high performance loudspeakers, even the smallest details have acoustic consequences. Our engineers scrutinize every build material, cabinet angle, engineering process and measurement to achieve a level of audio excellence that is unmistakably SVS.

In this two-part “Understanding Speakers” video series, SVS President Gary Yacoubian explores how an idea becomes an SVS speaker in Part One and offers tips for choosing the best bookshelf speaker or any loudspeaker in Part Two.

Helpful Speaker Resources

Choosing Between Bookshelf and Tower Speakers

Important things to know about sound quality, room set-up, budget and more.

Are SoundBars Better than Bookshelf Speakers and Home Theater?

Understanding the differences between the two SVS speaker lines.

4 Tips for Choosing the Best Sounding Speakers

What to listen for when audition your next speaker system.

SVS Prime and Ultra Series Speakers: A Comparison

Understanding the differences between the two SVS speaker lines.

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