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SVS SB13-Ultra

SVS SB13-Ultra
alaScore 91

37 reviews

May, 2020

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 products in the same category for all reviews. People really like the size and usability. The design and price are also appreciated. There are some negative comments about the reliability.

price, design, usability, size


We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other products in the same category 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 products in the same category on Reviewers are impressed by the size and design. The usability and price also get good feedback, but there are some critical reviews about the reliability.

price, usability, design, size


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

May, 2020

DT Editors' Choice

Expert review by : Caleb Denison (

SVS SB13-Ultra Subwoofer Review


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...

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

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!