Dual SVS SB16 Ultra’s

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  1. DodgeTheViper

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    New Subs landed today and this was my kitchen this morning :D

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    Just hate you....... :p
     
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    And now in situ.

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    Pretty ugly beasts aren't they?



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    Totally. I hate them :D
     
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    Its like looking at subwoofer p**n :D

    congratulation's I'm really contemplating getting dual PB 16 Ultra's over the space of a year to spread the cost, looking forward to your opinions on sound quality etc.
     
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    Do you have a particularly large room ?
     
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    I couldn't imagine needing more in ~40 m2 (half-open on two sides).
     
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    After getting them into position this afternoon, I had a raw listen to them for about an hour or so. No EQ or any other adjustments, just factory defaults and a very moderate volume from what I’ve read and understood. The listening tests so far with movies only, are very, very good.

    I’m hoping to get them properly set up tomorrow.
     
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    They look awsome Kev, two of them in your rooom must be bloody nuts! They'll be ruffling your hair for sure!
     
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    I’ve only got an initial impression at the moment until later today when I’ll have them set up.

    But with that initial impression, yes there is a difference.
     
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    But is it worth twice the price?
     
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    One of my main two rooms is small while the other is a bit larger, given the dimensions i could fit one in the smaller room however i could fit two in the bigger room.

    I agree with some of the comments its going to be nuts for you having dual flagship subs from SVS in your room, eagerly awaiting your feedback on them :thumbsup:
     
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    Thats a matter of personal opinion. What might be worth it to one person may not be worth it to another. So whilst I could give my opinion, I don't think it really matters.
     
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    Very interested to hear your review on these. I was thinking about moving away from SVS for psa but we will see.
     
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    Most av feedback is subjective and whilst we may expect a certain proportion to be "purchaser biased" it doesn't necessarily negate the value or our level of interest.....
     
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    Not really a fair comparison though is it?
     
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    I realise and appreciate that and I wasn't dismissing the query at all. It's just that we're talking about a lot of money here. It's not like comparing one thing for £50 and another for £100. One is twice the price but the cost difference is more palatable. This is comparing £1250 against £2500. Still twice the price but it's a whole different ball game and I don't want to be the one that says 'yes, its worth it'
     
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    No, it isn't. And I won't be offering one.
     
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    Youthman ( I think his name is) compared the SVS against the PSA 3601 in his room. I think the outcome was the PSA was better in the lower end and SVS in the upper bass.

    I think Kev's room is a similar size to mine and one 3600 is crazy in my room. I hope Kev doesn't have any neighbours too close. :D
     
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    I love that guy :D

    I don't have to worry about neighbours thankfully.
     
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    With the exception of the price, I'd have thought they'd be perfectly comparable?

    Subs look really nice :) I think I prefer the matt finish over the gloss. Sure is nice to have a digital gain display isn't it? (the one thing I really miss). So you not doing a comparison at all? You seemed up for it last week..
     
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    ....sounds like you're afraid the other half might see it if it's a "not really"...... :devil:
     
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    You can think of it any way you like :thumbsup:
     
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    Indeed I can.... :p
     
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    I mean by flagship SVS v mid range PSA. :)
     
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    I'm attempting to smooth out the little bowl :laugh:

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    Is that just using the SVS built in EQ?
    Cross over at 60 and there's no need to smooth anything :)
     

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