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SVS SB13-Ultra

SVS SB13-Ultra
alaScore 91

37 reviews

Mar, 2018

alaTest has collected and analyzed 37 reviews of SVS SB13-Ultra. The average rating for this product is 4.7/5, compared to an average rating of 4.3/5 for other Speakers for all reviews.

We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other Speakers the SVS SB13-Ultra is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 91/100 = Excellent quality.

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alaTest has collected and analyzed 19 user reviews of SVS SB13-Ultra from The average user rating for this product is 4.7/5, compared to an average user rating of 4.2/5 for other Speakers on

95% of the reviews on give this product a positive rating.

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Mar, 2018

Expert review by : Secrets of Home Theater and High Fidelity (

SVS SB13-Ultra Subwoofer


The SB13-Ultra was designed by Mark Mason who joined SVS in 2011 after a long stint as a Design Team Manager at PSB. Mark has developed several subwoofers and full-range speakers for SVS since making the move. I personally like the design approach he...

Jun, 2013

DT Editors' Choice

Expert review by : Caleb Denison (

SVS SB13-Ultra Subwoofer Review


If there is a more perfect subwoofer in production today, we haven't heard it yet.

Deadly-powerful amplifier ; Highly percussive and violently explosive ; As musical as subwoofers come ; Natural attack and decay ; Rock-solid build quality

Expensive ; Slightly large, despite its relatively compact form factor

If there is a more perfect subwoofer in production today, we haven’t heard it yet. The SB 13-Ultra’s sealed-cabinet design, robust driver, insanely powerful amp, and rock-solid enclosure combine to deliver the ultimate in bass pleasure. Our only wish...

Jan, 2013

Expert review by : Greg Robinson (

SVS SB13-Ultra Compact Home Theater SubwooferReview


The mad scientists at SVS have outdone themselves with an audiophile-grade compact sub that's guaranteed to piss off the neighbors.

Mar, 2013

Sound & Vision TOP PICK

Expert review by : David Vaughn (

SVS SB13-Ultra Subwoofer


About a year later, I was up and running. Granted, it wasn't the best system money could buy, but it was the best in our neighborhood, that's for sure. About two years after I installed my system, I realized something was missing—the bass. While my...

Jan, 2013

Expert review by : AVForums (

SVS SB-13 Ultra


Superb low end extension, Seamless integration, Beautifully built

Ugly grille, Controls slightly inaccessible, Not actually compact if you live in Europe

I’ll be blunt about this. As I write this, my unwilling but ever helpful ‘packing partner’ is turning up in an hour or so to help me put the SB-13 back in its box - doing it alone will break you. If there is any way that my tattered finances could...

Mar, 2013

Expert review by : Greg Borrowman (

SVS SB 13-Ultra Subwoofer Review & Test


A top-shelf subwoofer at a bottom-shelf price!