Ultra Bookshelf Surround System

Ultra Bookshelf Surround System

Reaching a level of design, detail, and dynamics that puts most tower speaker systems to shame, the Ultra Bookshelf Surround Sound system features uncompromised sound quality, stunning design and flexible placement options with the two Ultra Bookshelf speakers, Ultra Center channel speaker and two Ultra Surround speakers.

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Ultra Bookshelf Surround System

AVForums - Best Buy Award
Sound & Vision - Top Pick of the Year Award
Sound & Vision - Top Pick Award
AVForums - Best Buy Award
Digital Trends - Editors Choice Award

Product Overview

The Ultra Bookshelf Surround System brings movies to life with stunning realism, delivering a rush of excitement when the lights go down and the soundtrack starts! Pair this superb system with an SVS Plus or Ultra subwoofer for extreme full-range performance that will make your home theater the envy of the neighborhood!

To add an SVS subwoofer to your Ultra Bookshelf Surround System, please visit our subwoofer page to browse models, consult with MERLIN our speaker/subwoofer matching wizard, or CONTACT OUR CUSTOMER SERVICE TEAM for expert advice and recommendations for your specific application.

Contact our customer service team for special pricing on additional pairs of the Ultra Surround or Ultra Bookshelf for a 7 or 9 channel surround sound application.

AVForums - Best Buy Award
Sound & Vision - Top Pick of the Year Award
Sound & Vision - Top Pick Award
AVForums - Best Buy Award
Digital Trends - Editors Choice Award

User Reviews

Greg M. Reviews the Ultra Bookshelf Surround System

"Plays very loud and accurately. Sound to my ears is fast and musical with very good bass response. If you are auditioning bookshelf speakers under 2k your s...

Press Reviews

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 ...

The Audio Beatnick Reviews the Ultra Bookshelf Loudspeaker

“An expansive and airy stereo image. The speaker’s ability to start and stop on a dime demonstrated impressive agility and speed. Crisp leading-edge transie...

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."

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 ...

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...

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...

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...

Audio|Video Revolution - Andre Mac Reviews the Ultra Bookshelf

"...the Ultras captured the music's spirit so beautifully I could not help but get lost in the hypnotic beats. Goosebump moments, for sure...the Ultras have...

Widescreen Review Magazine - Gary Reber Reviews the SVS Ultra Series Loudspeakers

"… an exceptional multichannel loudspeaker system that is true to SVS’ tradition of offering higher performance for the money through R&D and design…the...

Marshall Guthrie - Audioholics, Reviews the Ultra Speakers

"...these are beautiful, capable speakers that are also a terrific value....remarkable speakers at a head turning price…their performance stands toe to toe ...

CNET reviews the Ultra Bookshelf Speaker

See what impressed them about its performance...

HomeTheaterReview.com Reviews the Ultra Bookshelf

"Cutting right to the chase, the Ultra Bookshelf speaker from SVS is a phenomenal achievement and arguably my favorite of the new Ultra series. The build qu...

AudioHead Reviews the Ultra Bookshelf Loudspeaker

"The SVS Ultra Bookshelf …exceeded my overall expectations… It leaves the listener with the sensation that they are sitting in the front row, not the back."

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Ultra Bookshelf Specs:

  • Bookshelf Loudspeaker
  • Cabinet Dimensions: 15” (H) x 8.5” (W) x 10.6” (D) (without grille)
  • Overall Dimensions: 15” (H) x 8.5” W x 10.9” (D) (with grille)
  • Weight: 19 pounds
  • Real black oak veneer and piano gloss black finish options
  • Dual gold-plated 5-way binding posts
  • 1.7” wide-flared rear-firing port
  • Cloth grille with pin/cup retention system
  • Elastomer stick-on bumper feet
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Ultra Surround Specs:

  • Dual Baffle Surround Loudspeaker.
  • Cabinet Dimensions: 14” (H) x 12.3” (W) x 6.9” (D)).
  • Overall Dimensions: 14” (H) x 12.3” (W) x 7” (D) (with bracket).
  • Weight: 18 pounds.
  • Real black oak veneer and piano gloss black finish options.
  • Dual independent gold-plated 5-way binding posts.
  • Cloth grille with pin/cup retention system.
  • Aluminum wall mounting bracket with safety catch feature to help prevent inadvertent removal.
  • Elastomer stick-on bumper feet.
  • Learn More

Ultra Center Specs:

  • Center Channel Loudspeaker.
  • Cabinet Dimensions: 8.2” (H) x 22" (W) x 10.6” (D) (without grille).
  • Overall Dimensions: 8.2” (H) x 22” (W) x 10.9” (D) (with grille).
  • Weight: 31 pounds.
  • Real black oak veneer and piano gloss black finish options.
  • Dual gold-plated 5-way binding posts.
  • Dual 1.7" wide-flared rear-firing ports.
  • Cloth grille with pin/cup retention system.
  • Elastomer stick-on bumper feet.
  • Learn More
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Ultra Bookshelf: Designed For The Discriminating Audiophile.

Ultra Bookshelf: Designed For The Discriminating Audiophile

Handsomely styled with a swept back profile and striking edge treatments, the Ultra Bookshelf draws design cues from the magnificent flagship Ultra Tower. Available in premium-grade piano gloss black and real black oak veneer finishes, the Ultra bookshelf looks stunning and will complement any upscale décor. Reference-grade bookshelf monitors have always held a warm spot in the heart of any serious audiophile, and the Ultra Bookshelf lives up to that esteemed legacy. This emotionally involving monitor delivers precise imaging, an amazingly coherent and deep soundstage, a wonderfully rich and compelling tonal balance and surprisingly deep and dynamic bass. Sure to thrill serious music aficionados everywhere, the Ultra Bookshelf immediately takes a place amongst the most highly-regarded 2-way monitors on the market. Learn More

Ultra Center - The Foundation For High-end Home Theaters.

Ultra Center - The Foundation For High-end Home Theaters

The Ultra Center anchors the front stage and immerses the listener in the cinema experience, effortlessly handling the most complex and dialogue-intensive scenes with stunning realism, room-filling presence and outstanding vocal reproduction and dialogue intelligibility. Available in premium-grade piano gloss black and real black oak veneer finishes and handsomely styled with a swept back profile and striking edge treatments, the Ultra Center will complement any high-end home theater. Learn More

Ultra Surround: Immersive Surround Sound Experience.

High-definition movie and multi-channel music soundtracks demand a high-performance surround speaker. The Ultra Surround rises to the challenge, delivering immersive and thrilling surround sound effects rivalling the finest commercial cinemas. Finished in premium-grade piano gloss black and real black oak veneer, and featuring a compact driver array with 45-degree baffles and a shallow cabinet depth, the Ultra Surround integrates seamlessly into any upscale home theater. Learn More

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User Reviews | Press Reviews

User Reviews | Press Reviews

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. Awesome speakers that...

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 the singer is and...

The Audio Beatnick Reviews the Ultra Bookshelf Loudspeaker

“An expansive and airy stereo image. The speaker’s ability to start and stop on a dime demonstrated impressive agility and speed. Crisp leading-edge transients and satisfying center-locked vocals round out...
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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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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...
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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/pair, then you owe it to yourself...
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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 ever need to purchase."
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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 best value in high...
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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 amazing… A great effort...
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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 buy them. Yes, they're...
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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 Bookshelf, on its...
Reviewer Logo

Audio|Video Revolution - Andre Mac Reviews the Ultra Bookshelf

"...the Ultras captured the music's spirit so beautifully I could not help but get lost in the hypnotic beats. Goosebump moments, for sure...the Ultras have a big sound not often...
Reviewer Logo

Widescreen Review Magazine - Gary Reber Reviews the SVS Ultra Series Loudspeakers

"… an exceptional multichannel loudspeaker system that is true to SVS’ tradition of offering higher performance for the money through R&D and design…the SVS Ultras offer a level of price/performance...
Reviewer Logo

Marshall Guthrie - Audioholics, Reviews the Ultra Speakers

"...these are beautiful, capable speakers that are also a terrific value....remarkable speakers at a head turning price…their performance stands toe to toe with much more expensive contenders"
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CNET reviews the Ultra Bookshelf Speaker

See what impressed them about its performance...
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HomeTheaterReview.com Reviews the Ultra Bookshelf

"Cutting right to the chase, the Ultra Bookshelf speaker from SVS is a phenomenal achievement and arguably my favorite of the new Ultra series. The build quality is beyond reproach,...
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AudioHead Reviews the Ultra Bookshelf Loudspeaker

"The SVS Ultra Bookshelf …exceeded my overall expectations… It leaves the listener with the sensation that they are sitting in the front row, not the back."
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