SB13-Ultra - Piano - Outlet - 1071

Rated out of 5 stars and reviews

SB13-Ultra - Piano - Outlet - 1071

Rated out of 5 stars and reviews
Outlet Special: Scratches and blemish on the top, bottom and front of the cabinet. See additional pics. Factory inspected and tested. 5-Year Unconditional Warranty and complete Bill of Rights coverage.

SB13-Ultra - Piano - Outlet - 1071

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Chest-thumping power, fathomless low frequency extension, pinpoint accuracy and refined musicality - all from a relatively compact 17-inch square cabinet. With a legendary 13.5-inch Ultra driver and 1,000 watts RMS, 3,600 watts peak Sledge STA-1000D DSP amplifier, the SB13-Ultra is an all-time great subwoofer for music and home theater fans alike.

Frequency Response / Acoustic Data:

  • 20-460Hz ± 3 dB
  • Roll-off slope specifically optimized to take maximum advantage of available room gain
  • 2-meter ground plane away from reflective structures (quasi-anechoic).

Subwoofer Specs:

  • Piano gloss black and real black oak veneer finish options
  • Front-firing 13.5" driver
  • Protective non-resonant steel mesh grille
  • Rigid and braced MDF cabinet
  • Detachable power cord
  • Cabinet Dimensions: 17.9" (H) x 17.4" (W) x 18.5" (D) (without grille)
  • Overall Dimensions: 17.9" (H) x 17.4" (W) x 20.4" (D) (with grille)
  • Weight (unboxed): 92 pounds
  • Shipped Dimensions: 23" (H) x 23" (W) x 27" (D)
  • Shipped Weight: 105 pounds

Driver Specs:

  • SVS 13.5” high-performance Ultra driver optimized for sealed applications
  • SVS custom-tooled die-cast aluminum basket
  • Flat-wire, 3” diameter, high-power, high-temp, 8-layer, aluminum voice coil - unique to SB13-Ultra
  • 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
  • FEA-optimized overhung motor structure with custom gap extension plate enhances force/displacement symmetry, lower distortion and increases linear stroke
  • 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
  • Fully adjustable (frequency and slope) phase-correct speaker/sub digital crossover
  • Customized EQ and DSP limiter settings specifically for the SB13-Ultra
  • 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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Press Reviews

HXOS+ SoundVision (Greece) Review the SB13-Ultra Subwoofer

"The SB13 is a subwoofer to have a good time with, a speaker that nails you to your listening room and makes you want to watch more movies, throw more...
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SB13-Ultra Receives StereoNet Best Subwoofer Under $5,000 Award

Exemplary…bass with authority and slam that’s defined and informative…I had to surrender to the charms of the SB13-Ultra…The best subwoofer for the money I’ve auditioned in the last decade.
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SB13-Ultra awarded as Stereophile "Recommended Component"

“In its price range, it’s the best subwoofer I’ve heard”.
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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...
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Sound + Vision names our SB13-Ultra as “Best over $1000”

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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"
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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...
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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

"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...
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