SVS PB16-Ultra 16" 1500W Subwoofer (Black Oak Veneer)

BH #SVPB16ULTBKO • MFR #PB16-ULTRA-BLACK OAK
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SVS PB16-Ultra 16" 1500W Subwoofer (Black Oak Veneer)
Key Features
  • 16" Fiberglass Resin Composite Woofer
  • 3x 3.5" Front-Firing Ports
  • 1500W RMS Power
  • Sledge Class-D Amplifier
Add powerful bass to nearly any home or professional installation with the black oak veneer SVS PB16-Ultra 16" 1500W Subwoofer. It features a 16" front-firing woofer with three 3.5" front-firing ports designed to output up to 1500W of RMS power and 5000W of peak power for ground-shaking performance nearly anywhere. With an adjustable frequency response based on the number of ports you choose to seal off, the PB16-Ultra is equipped to handle virtually all types of listening material. It can be controlled via the front-panel display, wirelessly with included IR remote, or with an iOS- and Android-compatible smartphone app via Bluetooth.
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$2,499.99

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SVS PB16-Ultra Overview

  • 1Description
  • 216" Driver with 8" Edge-Wound Voice Coil
  • 3Sledge Amplifier with Discrete MOSFET Output
  • 4Smartphone App for Subwoofer DSP and Control
  • 5Acoustically Inert Cabinet
  • 6Subwoofer Features
  • 7Driver Features
  • 8Amp Features

Add powerful bass to nearly any home or professional installation with the black oak veneer SVS PB16-Ultra 16" 1500W Subwoofer. It features a 16" front-firing woofer with three 3.5" front-firing ports designed to output up to 1500W of RMS power and 5000W of peak power for ground-shaking performance nearly anywhere. With an adjustable frequency response based on the number of ports you choose to seal off, the PB16-Ultra is equipped to handle virtually all types of listening material. It can be controlled via the front-panel display, wirelessly with included IR remote, or with an iOS- and Android-compatible smartphone app via Bluetooth.

16" Driver with 8" Edge-Wound Voice Coil

The 8" edge-wound voice coil helps the PB16-Ultra handle the force of the 16" driver, helping to ensure control and low distortion at high drive levels for enhanced output and low frequency extension. Pushing the driver are four dedicated toroidal ferrite magnets that deliver 95mm peak-to-peak Xmech excursion (82mm Xmax) and high levels of motor force and SPLs. The driver cone consists of a fiberglass resin composite with a stiffness-to-mass ratio designed to maximize air movement and sonic energy without distorting or losing control.

Sledge Amplifier with Discrete MOSFET Output

Rated at 1500W continuous / 5000W peak power, the built-in Sledge STA-1500D amplifier's 64A/200V MOSFETs are the sonic muscle behind the subwoofer. Its discrete MOSFET output is designed to push the driver to its peak performance. To harness the power of the amp, the subwoofer uses a 50 MHz Analog Devices Audio DSP with 56-bit filtering.

Smartphone App for Subwoofer DSP and Control

Compatible with Apple and Android platforms, the PB16-Ultra smartphone app controls all DSP functions and stores custom presets. For added convenience, 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 the included IR remote and a front-panel display.

Acoustically Inert Cabinet

The PB16-Ultra is built with an MDF front baffle and internal bracing to support the drive unit and to help ensure an acoustically inert environment. The reinforced internal design helps eliminate coloration or resonance from the cabinet, even when the deepest low frequencies are played at reference sound pressure levels.

Subwoofer Features

  • Protective non-resonant steel mesh grille
  • Screw-in rubber feet
  • 6.7' ground plane away from reflective structures (quasi-anechoic)

Driver Features

  • Powder-coated cast aluminum basket
  • Finite Element Analysis (FEA)-optimized motor structure
  • Dual shorting rings help reduce gap induction and lower distortion
  • Extended pole piece helps improve heat sink and thermal management properties
  • Nomex spider for enhanced linearity and driver control at high drive levels
  • Dual 24-strand copper and Nomex composite high-temperature leads provide an augmented electrical connection from the amplifier to the voice coil
  • Glass-fiber-laminated dustcap and reinforced composite cone sub-structure helps provide a light, ridged, and neutral radiating surface
  • Low-creep rubber long-throw surround for enhanced durability and longevity

Amp Features

  • Class-D topology designed to run cool
  • Active PFC (Power Factor Correction) provides a 1500W output
  • XLR and RCA stereo input/output with wide input voltage for consumer and professional audio applications
  • Front-mounted display with subwoofer controls and 8-digit LED display
  • Three user-adjustable parametric EQs
  • Continuously variable volume/gain control
  • Continuously variable (0 to 180°) phase control
  • Continuously variable (30 to 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 to 12V trigger with 1/8" TRS mini-jack input
  • Green standby mode with <0.5 watts consumption
  • Input impedance of 22 kOhm RCA/XLR
  • RoHS compliant, lead-free construction, and world-wide safety certifications
  • Detachable power cord
UPC: 850071005615

SVS PB16-Ultra Specs

Subwoofer
Subwoofer TypeActive
Enclosure TypeBass-Reflex
Amplifier Power Rating1500 W RMS
5000 W Peak
Drivers16" / 40.6 cm (Front-Firing)
Voice Coil8" / 20.3 cm
Frequency Response15 to 280 Hz (with All Ports Open)
13 to 280 Hz (with 2 Ports Open)
14 to 360 Hz (with All Ports Sealed)
Amplifier ClassClass-D
Connectivity1 x 1/8" / 3.5 mm Input (12 V Trigger)
1 x Stereo RCA Input
1 x Stereo RCA Output
2 x XLR Output
2 x XLR Input
Input Impedance 22 Kilohms
Power
AC Input Power100 to 240 VAC, 50 / 60 Hz
Power Consumption0.5 W (Standby)
1500 W
Physical
Cabinet MaterialMDF
Dimensions21.7 x 25 x 28.3" / 55.1 x 63.5 x 71.9 cm (without Grille)
21.7 x 25 x 30.9" / 55.1 x 63.5 x 78.5 cm (with Grille)
Weight174.5 lb / 79.2 kg
Packaging Info
Package Weight201 lb
Box Dimensions (LxWxH)38 x 30 x 27"
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