PB13-Ultra - Black Oak - Outlet - 1019

PB13-Ultra - Black Oak - Outlet - 1019

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PB13-Ultra - Black Oak - Outlet - 1019

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PB13-Ultra

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Audioholics - Bassaholic Certified Large Award

Product Overview

The PB13-Ultra subwoofer unleashes staggering levels of low-frequency output with a surprising degree of subtlety and finesse that will thrill both movie buffs and audiophiles alike. Triple ported with a 13.5-inch Ultra driver and 1000-watt RMS, 3,600+ watts peak power bass titan delivers something along the lines of a seismic event. If you have a large space you're looking to fill with thunderously deep and powerful bass that can extend to a mind-blowing 14 Hz, the PB13-Ultra Subwoofer is for you.

Frequency Response / Acoustic Data:

* Frequency response graph does not denote maximum output capability
  • 17-200 Hz +/- 3 dB (20 Hz mode)
  • 14-200 Hz +/- 3 dB (16 Hz mode)
  • 21-200 Hz +/- 3 dB (sealed mode)
  • 2-meter ground plane away from reflective structures (quasi-anechoic).

Subwoofer Specs:

  • Black gloss or full veneer black oak finish options
  • Front-firing 13.5" driver
  • Front-firing triple 3.5" high-flow flared ports
  • Protective non-resonant steel mesh grille
  • Rigid and braced Medium Density Fiberboard (MDF) cabinet
  • Detachable power cord
  • Variable 20 Hz, 16 Hz and Sealed tuning modes
  • Cabinet Dimensions: 22.5" (H) x 20.5" (W) x 28" (D) (without grille)
  • Overall Dimensions: 22.5" (H) x 20.5" (W) x 29.9" (D) (with grille)
  • Carton Dimensions: 31" (H) x 26" (W) x 36" (D)
  • Weight (unboxed): 155 pounds
  • Weight (boxed): 171 pounds
  • Shipped Dimensions (palletized): 36" (H) x 26" (W) x 40" (D)
  • Shipped Weight (palletized): 188 pounds

Driver Specs:

  • SVS 13.5” extreme performance underhung Ultra driver
  • SVS custom-tooled die-cast aluminum basket
  • Flat-wire, 3” diameter, high-power, high-temp, 8-layer, aluminum voice coil
  • Polyimide impregnated fiberglass former/bobbin
  • Dual 9", composite layered, linear roll, extreme excursion spiders
  • Integrated tinsel leads
  • Nickel-plated high-tension spring terminals
  • Proprietary injection molded gasket and parabolic SBR extreme-excursion surround
  • Composite pulp/fiberglass press layered cone with stitched surround
  • Low carbon 1008 steel components, electrophoresis black plating
  • Finite Element Analysis (FEA)-optimized underhung motor structure for the lowest possible distortion
  • Copper shorting sleeve reduces gap induction and distortion, and enhances thermal conductivity
  • Dual Genox 8H/Y-35 high grade ferrite magnets
  • Oversized pole vent for greater cooling and low noise

Amplifier Specs:

  • STA-1000D Sledge with 1000 watts RMS continuous power (3600 watts peak dynamic power)
  • High efficiency cool-running Class D switching topology
  • Detachable power cord with main power switch and ceramic fuse
  • RoHS compliant, lead-free construction and world-wide safety certifications
  • Auto-On / On switch with "green" standby mode
  • Stereo line-level RCA and balanced (XLR) input/output connections
  • Normal and Hi input voltage switch
  • Customized EQ and DSP limiter settings specifically for the PB13-Ultra
  • Variable tuning with 20Hz, 16Hz, and Sealed settings to match subwoofer port settings
  • Fully adjustable (frequency and slope) phase-correct speaker/sub digital crossover
  • Intelligent Feature Control (IFC) with bright LCD display
  • Two (2) digital PEQs with adjustable frequency, cut/boost, and Q values
  • Room gain compensation control with adjustable frequency and slope
  • Adjustable digital delay on main speaker line-level outputs to time-align the speakers and subs
  • Input impedance - 24 kΩ (unbalanced RCA) / 22 kΩ (balanced XLR)
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User Reviews | Press Reviews

User Reviews | Press Reviews

Z-Reviews - Review of the PB13-Ultra Subwoofer

"No home theater is complete without one. It’s like the whole room is breathing and it’s so fast. Witness me says the PB13. There’s no reason not to buy this...

Home Theater Shack reviews the PB-13 Ultra Subwoofer

"...the PB13 will challenge you to find a single weakness... It reached the deepest notes with ease, and was very crisp and clear the whole time, without getting muddy or...

Audioholics and Sound + Vision love the new PB13-Ultra

"The PB13-Ultra was quite possibly the best subwoofer I've ever had in my system. It went lower and louder than any single-piece sub I've tried here, and it did so...