Released October, 2008
The Pros:Large 13.5" driver. Very powerful. Huge enclosure.
The Cons:Very large and heavy (155 pounds). Expensive. A little old looking.
The SVS PB13-Ultra is a high performance 13" powered box subwoofer and is SVS' flagship model from their Ultra box series, intended to compete with in-home theater and media room subwoofers.
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The subwoofer is designed with a 13.5" die-cast aluminum frame which houses a high-excursion SBR rubber surround with an integrated top gasket, dual linear 9" spiders, and a 3" aluminum voice coil. It includes a flush-mounted 750-watt BASH amplifier which adjusts to the room size and utilizes a high efficiency linear circuit for powerful sound without cost penalties.
The enclosure of the PB13-Ultra is computer designed with three 3.5" high-flow front-firing flared ports with CURVE venting to allow for proper air flow in the unit. It comes with a curved perforated magnetic grill in a choice of steel or traditional fabric and is available in a variety of finishes including oak or rose nut veneer, gloss black, or textured black. The subwoofer has an MSRP of $1600 and comes with a 3 year limited warranty.
- 13.5" (edge to edge) die-cast aluminum frame in SVS metallic blue
- 750 watt BASH amp with room compensation
- High-temp, flat-wire, 3" US-built aluminum voice coil
- High-excursion parabolic SBR synthetic rubber surround with integrated top gasket
- Dual linear 9 inch "spiders" with sewn-in tinsel leads
- Computer Assisted Design (CAD) enclosure
- Cast and chromed SVS badging
- Front-firing configuration with co-located vents
- Distinctive curved perforated magnetic grill
- High-tension chrome plated binding posts
- "Stackable" form factor allows easy dual subs
- 3.5" high-flow flared ports CURVE (TM) tuning
- Available Finishes: Oak, rose nut, gloss or textured black
- Grill Types: Traditional fabric or stylish steel
- Selectable Sealed, 20Hz, 15Hz or 10Hz modes
- +/- 3 dB 18 Hz-150 Hz (anechoic) in 20hz mode
- Size: 27” D x 20.5 " W x 22" H (w/o grill)
- Weight: 155 pounds
- 3 year warranty
User Reviews (9)
great performance for both movies and music
very flexible - highly tunable for ones personal needs and preferences
very large and heavy (155 pounds)
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