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SVS 13" Gloss Black Compact Sealed Subwoofer - SB13-ULTRAGBK

Abt Model: SB13ULTRAGBK | UPC Code: 850071005219
SVS - SB13-ULTRAGBK - Subwoofer Speakers
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1000 Watts RMS (3600 Watts Peak) Power Handling/ Front-Firing 13.5" Driver/ Protective Non-Resonant Steel Mesh Grille/ Rigid And Braced MDF Cabinet/ Detachable Power Cord/ SVS Custom-Tooled Die-Cast Aluminum Basket/ Flat-Wire, 3" Diameter, High-Power, High-Temp, 8-Layer, Aluminum Voice Coil/ Polyimide Impregnated Fiberglass Former/Bobbin/ Dual 9", Composite Layered, Linear Roll, Extreme Excursion Spiders/ Integrated Tinsel Leads/ Nickel-Plated High-Tension Spring Terminals/ Copper Shorting Sleeve/ Dual Genox 8H/Y-35 High Grade Ferrite Magnets/ 20-460 Hz +/- 3 dB/ Gloss Black Finish
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SVS 13" Gloss Black Compact Sealed Subwoofer - SB13-ULTRAGBK

Are there 17 square inches in your home to make room for the most critically acclaimed subwoofer on the planet? The SB13 is the most popular Ultra for more than its modest stature alone. The flagship of our sealed models delivers super-hero levels of power, detail, speed and musicality. Yet, disguised in an elegant and compact cabinet it goes practically unnoticed in any décor—until it is called into action. You'll quickly find the SB13's reputation is well deserved and its value unparalleled. Mission accomplished - SVS style.

Features:

  • Sledge Amplifier STA-1000D: Intelligent and Sophisticated Power
    The Sledge STA-1000D amplifier is a perfect match for the Ultra 13 driver, packing 1,000 watts of power and sophisticated DSP control. Comprehensive and extensive menu options are accessed via an intuitive single-knob interface and easy-to-use, LCD display. This will make your set-up and integration with home theater or stereo system quick and simple. Sheer power alone is not enough. The SB13-Ultra's amplifier equalization curve has been expertly optimized. Its roll-off is gradual, transient response superb and group delay extremely low. This roll-off profile makes the most of available 'room gain' so that under optimal conditions the SB13-Ultra can extend in room to 15 Hz or deeper. Even more, these characteristics make it ideal to pair with other SB13 Ultras for a multiple subwoofer configurations
  • SVS 13.5" High Output Driver
    To equip the SB13, SVS's audio engineers started miles ahead of other subwoofers. Their advantage? The famed Ultra 13 driver. Which they then optimized for a sealed application. They revised the motor geometry, added a unique voice coil and custom gap extension plate. The result is a sealed subwoofer that delivers higher thermal power handling, more symmetrical force/displacement profile, lower distortion, and increased linear stroke. Only SVS engineers could start with the Ultra 13 driver. Only SVS engineers would push the envelope this far to deliver the clean, deep low end of the SB13-Ultra
    • FEA-optimized motor with copper shorting sleeve to reduce gap induction and distortion
    • Unique and optimized bifilar wound, 3" diameter, ultra-high-power aluminum voice coil
    • Unique gap extension plate for additional linear stroke and reduced distortion
    • Dual linear-roll spiders and stitched parabolic surround for extreme excursion capability
    • Ultra-light and rigid Rohacell composite cone provides excellent transient response
  • Frequency Response / Acoustic Data
    • 2-meter ground plane away from reflective structures (quasi-anechoic)
    • Roll-off slope specifically optimized to take maximum advantage of available room gain
    • 20-460 Hz +/- 3 dB

Specifications:

Subwoofer

  • Front-firing 13.5" driver
  • Protective non-resonant steel mesh grille
  • Rigid and braced MDF cabinet
  • Detachable power cord

Driver

  • 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

  • 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
  • Customized EQ and DSP limiter settings specifically for the SB13-Ultra
  • Fully adjustable (frequency and slope) phase-correct speaker/sub digital crossover
  • 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)

Approximate Dimensions:

  • Without Grille (H x W x D): 17.9" x 17.4" x 18.5"
  • With Grille (H x W x D): 17.9" x 17.4" x 20.4"

Approximate Weight:

  • Unit: 92 lbs
  • Shipping: 105 lbs

Warranty Information:

  • Manufacturer Warranty (authorized online retailer): 5 Year Parts and Labor
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Amplifier TypeClass D
Frequency Response20-460 Hz +/- 3 dB
Enclosure TypeAcoustic Suspension (Sealed)
Power3600 Watts
RMS Output Power1000 Watts
Speaker TypeSubwoofer
Woofer Size (inches)13.5
Height (inches)17.9
Width (inches)17.4
Depth (inches)20.4
  

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SVS 13" Gloss Black Compact Sealed Subwoofer
 
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5.0

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Pros

  • Attractive Design
  • Easy To Set Up
  • Fast, clean bass
  • Great Sound Quality

Cons

    Best Uses

    • Basic Systems
    • Home
    • Home Theater
    • Larger Rooms

    Comments about SVS 13" Gloss Black Compact Sealed Subwoofer:

    I bought this to replace two Def Tech Trinity subs that were so big I had few choices where I could place them. I thought if I liked the Ultra I would buy another one. Well, I don't have to. This little beauty fills my 20' x 25' Great Room with ease. It goes almost as low as the Trinities yet does so with authority and finesse. They hit hard and deep. It sounds so tight it makes my entire system sound cleaner. It integrates perfectly with my Polk Lsim 707 main speakers. So much so that I had to check to make sure the Ultra was on while listening to a U2 concert as the sound was so clean I thought only the 707's were playing. It comes set up for an AVR with bass management so once I ran the EQ in my receiver it was good to go. Too easy! Impressive is an
    understatement. With it's smaller footprint than my Trinities It allowed me to place the Ultra outside my left main speaker in a perfect spot. It doesn't bring attention to itself, yet you can't miss the beautiful piano gloss finish. I thought I would hate the metal grille, but it actually contrasts nicely with the gloss black finish. I admit, the grill had to grow on me a bit though and it obviously has. For movies, it hits hard, fast and deep. It's extremely musical as well. It's just so much fun to listen to how well my system now sounds. I'm really amazed at how much better my system sounds because of one subwoofer.

    I was afraid of replacing my Trinities because they go ridiculously low, but they can't match the clean tight bass that the Ultra gives you. I can't believe I waited so long to buy it. I've been reading its great reviews for years. I so wish I would have bought it sooner! And, this phenomenal sub is so affordable. One Trinity sub cost me twice as much. My wife is tired of hearing me gush over it already. LOL! I give this sub my highest recommendation!!!

    Service and delivery comments:

    As always Abt.com was a pleasure to deal with. The sub arrived three days after I ordered it.

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