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SVS - 16" 1500W Powered Subwoofer - Gloss piano black

Model: SB16-ULTRA - PIANO GLOSS - 120SKU: 5708039

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Rating 4.8 out of 5 stars with 12 reviews

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  • Rating: 5 out of 5 stars

    Audiophile grade product

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    Mike
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    I’ve had a Velodyne FSR 15 and a Sunfire Signature. This one surpasses both of those in not only visceral impact but more importantly, detail. This sub will resolve more of your music and movies then you thought was there. But, it is a gentleman; it will not speak when there is nothing to say. It will not make bad recordings sound good; they will sound as recorded: bad. Good recordings, however will sound amazing. Be prepared to pull out all your favorite music and play it again, for the first time. And movies.... well it will rock your world. In my modest 2200 cubic foot living room, it ripples through the floor with thunderous impact. When ever I demo this thing with an action movie friends and family just laugh at the ridiculous detail and slam this thing delivers. Oh and it’s durable. It will shut off before any damage happens when driven to extremes. I know; I’ve done it. This thing is bulletproof. The SVS support team is just icing on the cake. These guys are just as crazy about audio gear as you are. Just buy it now and beg for forgiveness later.

    I would recommend this to a friend

  • Rating: 5 out of 5 stars

    Bad Boy!

    Posted
    WactownJB
    • My Best Buy® MemberMember

    Make no mistake, SVS Ultra subwoofers are high priced, but they are worth every penny. The performance between movies and music is simply breathtaking. I pay for clean, tight bass and that is exactly what the SB16-Ultra delivers. The fact that you have options to the settings via remote, App or front panel is just crazy. I started with 1 and was so impressed that I ordered a 2nd for a dual setup. If you are in the market for a subwoofer that will amaze you with performance, don't hesitate to look at the SB16-Ultra, you'll be more than satisfied.

    I would recommend this to a friend

  • Rating: 5 out of 5 stars

    Size does matter.

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    AudioFanatic
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    This subwoofer outperforms anything my local Best Buy has to offer. For anyone who's new to home theater this product might seem huge. But if you want deep bass with sub 20hz frequency response this subwoofer is the best Best Buy has to offer in the sealed subwoofer department. Granted I prefer ported subwoofers, The ported version of this product "svs pb16 ultra" is about twice its size and wouldn't sit well with my wife having something that large in our living room. The sb16 ultra is the best home hometheater subwoofer I've heard to date ported or sealed. I've demoed everything from Martin Logan to B&W at Best Buy none of them comes close to the dynamics this subwoofer provides. Im saving up to purchase another one.

    I would recommend this to a friend

  • Rating: 4 out of 5 stars

    Good but not great

    Posted
    Kenny
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    Low frequency is not deep enough. I suggest PB16 for movies, which is too big for my room. No EQ on this sub, a good receiver with calibration function is needed for best result. Power cord is too short for this size of sub, need to move my surge protector. Anyway, for $2000, this sub will not disappoint you.

    I would recommend this to a friend

  • Rating: 5 out of 5 stars

    Very tight and controlled!

    Posted
    Bobola
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    I bought the SVS SB16 to fill up my family room which has 18 ft. Ceilings and open to the kitchen...over 6000 cuft. This sub is wonderful at high or low volumes and impresses me with music and movies! The app is icing on the cake. Totally pleased with my purchase!

    I would recommend this to a friend

  • Rating: 5 out of 5 stars

    Impressive

    Posted
    Tvguy
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    Never underestimate the capability of dual 16", 1500 watt subwoofers. Once you get these dialed in and some play time to break them in they are amazing.

    I would recommend this to a friend

  • Rating: 5 out of 5 stars

    Very nice subwoofer

    Posted
    Lewis
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    Lots of controls with this subwoofer. I sure that I don’t have it setup perfect. This is a great addition to my home theater. It seems to make my old speakers come to life

    I would recommend this to a friend

  • Rating: 5 out of 5 stars

    best speaker

    Posted
    Aterrell
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    Best subwoofer on the market by far, Wow you really hear all of the low bass sounds that you wouldn't hear, nearly with just basic speaker set up, It's like you're sitting inside movie theater

    I would recommend this to a friend

  • Rating: 4 out of 5 stars

    Beautiful subwoofer.

    Posted
    Krtsport
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    Subwoofer provides great intensity to my space and looks beautiful. It’s a large sub that occupies a lot of space.

    I would recommend this to a friend

  • Rating: 5 out of 5 stars

    Only sub you’ll need

    Posted
    Bassman
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    I am 100% satisfied with the sub. It is a great addition to my audio system and I pride myself on choosing only the best.

    I would recommend this to a friend

  • Rating: 5 out of 5 stars

    Spectacular

    Posted
    AnthonyT
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    Unbeleivable sound. Rattles the room with deep, clean bass.

    I would recommend this to a friend

  • Rating: 5 out of 5 stars

    Beyond Amazing

    Posted
    SomeGuyInThe540
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    Most amazing subwoofer I have ever owned. Can't wait to complete the pair.

    I would recommend this to a friend