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SB16-Ultra

 

 

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When designing the biggest and most formidable driver ever used in an SVS subwoofer, it was of utmost importance to meet or exceed the same supreme standards of control and accuracy as every other subwoofer SVS manufactures. One huge advancement that allows the SB16-Ultra to handle the crushing force of a 16” driver is the 8” 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 78mm peak to peak Xmech excursion (65mm Xmax) and the highest levels of motor force and palpable SPLs. The light and rigid 16” 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

 

  • Sealed model
  • 16" custom driver
  • 8" voice coil
  • Sledge 1500w (5000+ peak )
  • LCD display with EQ & DSP functions
  • Remote control with APP functions
  • Reference standard Bass performance
  • 13 - 280 Hx +/- 3dB ( extended mode )
  • 508 x 495 x 510 ( H x W x D )
  • 55.3 kg
  • Piano Gloss Black & Real Black Oak
  • 5 year warranty

 

 

*Frequency response graph does not denote maximum output capability:

Frequency response graph does not denote maximum output capability
2-meter ground plane away from reflective structures (quasi-anechoic).

Roll-off slope specifically optimized to take maximum advantage of available room gain - 16-460Hz ±3 dB

 

  • Black Oak and Piano Gloss Black finish options
  • Protective non-resonant steel mesh grille
  • Front-firing 16" driver
  • Rear-mounted amplifier
  • Screw-in rubber feet
  • Robust Medium Density Fiberboard(MDF) cabinet construction
  • Cabinet Dimensions (w/ grill): 20” H X 19.5” W X 22.9” D
  • Shipped Dimensions: 24.9" H X 25.1" W X 30.3" D
  • Weight (unboxed): 122 pounds
  • Shipped Weight: 145.9 pounds

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.
  • 8” diameter, high-power edge wound voice coil
  • 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 (50-160 Hz) 12 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
  • Dimensions (W x D x H):495 x 510 x 508
  • Weight:55.3Kg