SVS Bookshelf Speakers

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Bookshelf speakers are ideal when you want full-range sound and flexible placement options. SVS Prime and Ultra Series bookshelf speakers are accurate and transparent, with stunning dynamics and room-filling low frequency output. As with all SVS speakers, they are designed to deliver crisp, clear, “like-being-there” audio experiences with both stereo and home theater surround sound systems.

AVForums - Best Buy Award
Hi-Fi Choice - Recommended Award
AVSForum - Recommended 2017 Award
Audioholics - Product of the Year Award
Sound & Vision - Top Pick of the Year Award
Sound & Vision - Top Pick Award
SoundStage! Network - Reviewers' Choice Award
AVForums - Best Buy Award
Digital Trends - Editors Choice Award

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

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 Subwoofer

"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 Subwoofer

"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...

Malaysian Webzine Audiofi.net Reviews the Ultra Bookshelf

"The SVS Ultra bookshelf speakers are well-built, look slick and most importantly, sound great…The fact that they cost just under a grand a pair is quite am...

The Ultra Speakers receive Sound & Vision’s 2013 Top Pick of the Year Award.

"Web-direct speaker-maker SVS, long known for outstanding subwoofers, knocked it out of the park on sound and build quality with the high-value, full-range ...

About.com names SVS Ultra Speakers as the Best Home Theater Speakers of 2013

“… impeccably engineered, with the neutral, natural sound that serious speaker guys love. It does the delicacy/spaciousness/detail thing beautifully, and al...

HomeTheaterReview.com - Sean Killebrew Reviews the Ultra Bookshelf

"The strongest statement I can make about the SVS Ultra Bookshelf speakers is that, about midway through critical listening, I started scheming for a way to...

Positive Feedback Magazine - Steve Lefkowicz Reviews the Ultra Bookshelf

"These speakers disappeared and got out of the music's way better than any of the speakers I've tried in my system over the past several years.…the Ultra Bo...

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Reference bookshelf speakers with jaw-dropping dynamics and imaging, unveiled highs and deep low frequency extension. The Ultra Bookshelf unreservedly stakes a claim as the best bookshelf speakers under $1,000.

$ 499.99

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)

$ 499.99

Superb clarity, classy looks, wide soundstage and unbelievable low end. The SVS Ultra is the Best Bookshelf speaker under $1,000.”
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Check our Instagram to see the Ultra Bookshelf in real owner systems.

“I've owned several fine speakers in this price range and above. None can touch these.”- Mark G.
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Class-defining full range bookshelf speaker delivers amazing sound quality and stunning dynamics normally reserved for speakers costing much more. Perfect as mains, surrounds or other speakers in a two-channel audiophile or home theater surround sound system.

$ 249.99

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)

$ 249.99

“With effortless performance, elegant design, and striking value, SVS hits the ultimate sweet spot in the audiophile segment."
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@SVS_Sound

Check our Instagram to see the Prime Bookshelf in real owner systems.

“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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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 your perfect speaker in Part Two.

Helpful Speaker Resources

SVS Prime and Ultra Series Speakers: A Comparison

Understanding the differences between the two SVS speaker lines.

Choosing Between Bookshelf and Tower Speakers

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

The Art of Speaker Placement

Tips for optimizing speaker placement when setting up a two-channel stereo or surround sound home theater speaker system.

What are the Best Speakers for Turntables

Speaker recommendations and important things to know if you’re getting into vinyl.

Getting Started with Dolby Atmos, DTS:X and Auro-3D

Learn about the emerging audio formats and how height effects speakers can elevate your listening experience.

Jeeves – Speaker and Subwoofer System Builder

Jeeves is your SVS personal speaker and subwoofer system builder. Choose from pre-selected configurations or custom build your own by selecting any combination of SVS speakers and subwoofers.

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