SVS PB16-Ultra - Black Oak Veneer

SVS PB16-Ultra is a Subwoofer featuring a massive 16in Ultra driver with astonishing 8in edge wound voice coil, a stunningly powerful 1,500 watts continuous, 5,000+ watts peak power Sledge amplifier with fully discrete MOSFET output, triple 3.5in front-firing high-flow ports and an innovative subwoofer control and DSP smartphone app with custom presets for precision tuning.

SVS PB16-Ultra - Black Oak Veneer

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$2,499.00
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PB16-Ultra (Black Oak Veneer): One Subwoofer to Rule Them All

  • Protective non-resonant steel mesh grille
  • Front-firing 16in driver
  • Rear-mounted amplifier
  • Triple front-firing flared high-flow ports
  • Screw-in rubber feet
  • Robust Medium Density Fiberboard (MDF) cabinet construction
  • Black Oak and Piano Gloss Black finish options

The SVS PB16-Ultra is the ultimate reference standard for bass. An unrelenting passion for breathtaking bass performance and engineering perfection guided every aspect of the PB16-Ultra subwoofer’s development. Groundbreaking technology, rigorous design and extreme testing in real world and laboratory environments allowed SVS to achieve unmatched low frequency extension and output capabilities all while keeping it amazingly detailed and articulate. The PB16-Ultra is the culmination of all SVS design advancements and it represents an incomparable bass experience.

MASSIVE NEW 16in SVS ULTRA DRIVER WITH UNPRECEDENTED 8in EDGE WOUND VOICE COIL
One huge advancement that allows the PB16-Ultra to handle the crushing force of a 16in driver is the 8in edge wound voice coil, the largest ever deployed in a consumer subwoofer. This innovation ensures ultra-low distortion and pinpoint control at the highest drive levels resulting in incredible output and low frequency extension. By nature, larger drivers are more difficult to control, but the unprecedented voice coil design ensures accuracy in frequency response and speed in transients without ever sounding boomy.

Pushing the driver are four massive, dedicated toroidal ferrite magnets that unleash a staggering 95mm peak to peak Xmech excursion (82mm Xmax) and the highest levels of motor force and palpable SPLs. The light and rigid 16in Ultra driver cone consists of a premium fiberglass resin composite with optimal stiffness to mass ratio to maximize movement of air and sonic energy without ever distorting or losing control.

STUNNINGLY POWERFUL, NEW SLEDGE AMPLIFIER WITH FULLY DISCRETE MOSFET OUTPUT AND 1,500 WATTS CONTINUOUS, 5,000+ WATTS PEAK POWER
Conservatively rated at 1,500 watts continuous, 5,000+ watts peak power, the PB16-Ultra Sledge STA-1500D amplifier’s 64 Amp 200-Volt MOSFETs are the sonic muscle behind arguably the most powerful and highest fidelity subwoofer amplifier ever developed. Discrete MOSFET output unbridles the nearly limitless power in the Sledge amplifier and pushes the 16in driver to extreme levels of performance. They also represent an upgrade over the less robust integrated circuit output stages found in nearly all other Class D subwoofer amplifiers.

Effortless power must be harnessed to ensure refined behavior and pristine output at the most demanding drive levels. In order to achieve this, the PB16-Ultra subwoofer uses the audio industry’s most advanced 50 MHz Analog Devices Audio DSP with 56bit filtering to handle the nearly limitless power, only unleashing the perfect amount of low frequency energy at just the right time.

INNOVATIVE NEW SMARTPHONE APP FOR SUBWOOFER DSP AND CONTROL
Compatible with Apple® and Android® platforms, the PB16-Ultra smartphone app unleashes the full depth, force and nuance of the world’s finest subwoofer. The groundbreaking SVS subwoofer app controls all DSP functions and conveniently stores custom presets. It’s the easiest way ever to fine tune bass surpassing 16Hz at reference volumes from the comfort of your seat.

Additionally, 2-way feedback shows updates in real time on both the app and subwoofer interface and Bluetooth connectivity allows adjustments to be made even when the subwoofer is not in sight. Control is also available via IR remote and an intuitive front panel display.

ACOUSTICALLY INERT, RIGIDLY BRACED CABINET
A subwoofer capable of creating such extreme levels of sonic energy needs a formidable cabinet design. The PB16-Ultra features a double thick MDF front baffle and rigid internal bracing to support the massive drive unit and to ensure an acoustically inert environment. The highly reinforced internal design eliminates any chance of coloration or resonance from the cabinet, even when the deepest low frequencies are played at reference sound pressure levels.

PB16-Ultra

SUBWOOFER SPECS

  • Black Oak and Piano Gloss Black finish options
  • Protective non-resonant steel mesh grille
  • Front-firing 16" driver
  • Rear-mounted amplifier
  • Triple front-firing flared high-flow ports
  • Screw-in rubber feet
  • Robust Medium Density Fiberboard (MDF) cabinet construction
  • Cabinet Dimensions (w/ grill): 25” H x 21.7” W x 30.9” D
  • Shipped Dimensions: 34.2" H x 27.5" W x 38.6" D
  • Weight (unboxed): 174.5 lbs
  • Shipped Weight: 207.3 lbs

DRIVER SPECS

  • SVS 16” Ultra-series driver
  • Powder-coated cast aluminum basket
  • Four high-grade ferrite magnets
  • Finite Element Analysis (FEA)-optimized motor structure
  • Dual shorting rings reduce gap induction and lower distortion
  • Extended pole piece improves heat sink and thermal management properties
  • 8” diameter, high-power edge wound voice coil
  • 95mm peak to peak Xmech excursion (82mm Xmax)
  • Upgraded Nomex spider for improved linearity and driver control at extreme drive levels
  • Dual 24-strand copper and Nomex composite high-temperature leads provide a pristine electrical connection from the amplifier to the voice coil
  • Premium glass fiber laminated dustcap and reinforced composite cone sub-structure ensure a light, ridged, and neutral radiating surface
  • Low-creep rubber long-throw surround for excellent durability and longevity

AMP SPECS

  • Sledge STA-1500D DSP amplifier
  • 1,500 watts RMS continuous (5,000+ watts peak dynamic)
  • Efficient and cool-running Class D topology
  • High resolution 50Mhz Analog Devices Audio DSP with double precision 56bit filtering is most advanced subwoofer processor available for perfect audio reproduction
  • Active PFC (Power Factor Correction) ensures the cleanest 1500W output regardless of your home mains supply
  • XLR and RCA stereo input/output with ultra-wide input voltage for consumer and professional audio applications
  • Convenient front-mounted display with subwoofer controls and 8 digit LED display
  • Groundbreaking Subwoofer Control and Bass Management Smartphone App for Apple and Android Devices
  • IR Remote Control
  • Three user adjustable parametric EQs
  • Continuously variable volume/gain control
  • Continuously variable (0-180 degrees) phase control
  • Continuously variable (30-200 Hz) 6, 12, 18, or 24 dB/octave low pass filter frequency with disable/LFE setting
  • Main power rocker switch
  • Auto-On / On / Trigger Controls
  • 3-12V trigger with 1/8” (3.5 mm) TRS mini-jack input
  • Green standby mode with > 0.5 watts consumption
  • Input impedance 22kohm (RCA)/ 22kohm (XLR).
  • RoHS compliant, lead-free construction and world-wide safety certifications
  • Detachable power cord

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
  • 15-280 Hz +/- 3 dB (standard mode – all ports open)
  • 13-280 Hz +/- 3 dB (extended mode – 2 ports open)
  • 14-360 Hz +/- 3 dB (sealed mode – all ports sealed)

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Sub Title Powered Subwoofer
Manufacturer Part# PB16-Ultra
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