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SVS Ultra Tower Review Roundup

The top-of-the-line floor standing loudspeakers from SVS raise the bar for audiophile grade sound at the $2,000/pair price point.

SVS Ultra Tower Loudspeakers

Consenus

Unmatched home theater and stereo performance at its price point, but you’ll need a big room for tower speakers that are almost 4 feet tall. Advertisement. Scroll to continue reading. // Define the slot itself, register it and fetch an ad. googletag.cmd.push(function() { var slot = googletag.defineSlot('/1003891/_between_article', [['fluid'],[640,480]], 'div-gpt-ad-in-article') .setTargeting('test', 'infinitescroll') .addService(googletag.pubads()); googletag.pubads().enableLazyLoad(); var div = document.createElement('div'); div.id = slot.getSlotElementId(); // auto-generated by GPT document.body.appendChild(div); // Call display() to register the slot as ready and fetch an ad. googletag.display(slot); });

4.38 out of 5

Average Overall Rating

★★★★★★★★★★

4.38 out of 5 stars (2 reviews)

Critics Reviews (Around the Web)

The Ultra Towers sound great played low, loud, and cranked way up, but the sound stays clear no matter how hard you push the volume. Read full review →
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Basically, this is a great home theater sound system at a great price. Read full review →
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★★★★★★★★★★

4.75 out of 5 stars
The SVS Ultra Tower Surround speaker package came as close to earning a perfect 10 as any other speaker system we’ve heard in its price class. Read full review →
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Overall, I think SVS has hit the mark of creating remarkable speakers at a head turning price. True to their pedigree, the Ultra Series may lack small filigree like magnetic grills, but their performance stands toe to toe with much more expensive contenders. Read full review →
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★★★★★★★★★★

4 out of 5 stars
With everything firing as one, the top to bottom coherence was incredible, not to mention completely seamless. And while I may have had some issue with the center channel's dispersion, its tone and way with vocals was nothing if not completely natural. Read full review →
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SVS Ultra Tower Speakers - Back
SVS Ultra Tower Speakers - Back

Pros

  • Superb build quality
  • Outstanding bass response
  • Very good imaging
  • Nimble, dynamic response

Cons

  • Treble response may seem forward or metallic at times
  • Speakers are bulky and require room
SVS Ultra Tweeter
SVS Ultra Tweeter

Our Final Conclusion

The top-of-the-line floor standing loudspeakers from SVS raise the bar for audiophile grade sound at the $2,000/pair price point.

Product Overview

January 31, 2013 - An upswept trapezoidal shape and horizontally-opposed dual woofer array are highlights of SVS' flagship floorstanding speaker, which comes with an audition-friendly 45-day in-home trial. SVS just released their flagship, Ultra Series Tower Speakers, which feature a performance driven trapezoidal form factor and countless sonic science-inspired design elements and materials. A non-parallel cabinet panel was used to reduce standing waves within the cabinet, effectively eliminating frequency response colorations. The wedge-shaped front baffle and flush-mounted drivers reduce...

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