SVS PB16-Ultra vs Klipsch R-115SW

SVS PB16-Ultra
vs
Klipsch R-115SW

What would be better SVS PB16-Ultra or Klipsch R-115SW in sound for music and in clean bass? PB16-Ultra has a total rating of 9.3 out of 10 vs 7.3 out of 10 for R-115SW.

Advantages SVS PB16-Ultra over Klipsch R-115SW

  • Has more nominal output power: 1500W vs 400W (RMS)
  • Maximum peak power: 5000W vs 800W (RMS)
  • Better low limit of frequency response: 14Hz vs 18Hz
  • Better high limit of frequency response: 360Hz vs 125Hz
  • Larger driver size: 16" vs 15"
  • App control

Advantages Klipsch R-115SW over SVS PB16-Ultra

  • Higher sensitivity: 118dB vs 112dB

Common strengths

  • Vented boxes
  • Phase control
  • Low-pass filter
Votes 1 1
Rating 5 5

Subwoofers comparison chart

Overall
SVS PB16-Ultra
9.3
Klipsch R-115SW
7.3
10
8
SVS PB16-Ultra

SVS PB16-Ultra review

May 15, 2020

The SVS PB16-Ultra is the perfect subwoofer for people who want to shake an entire building with sharp bass. This model is built and engineered using the latest technology that helped achieve clear a...

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Klipsch R-115SW

Klipsch R-115SW review

May 12, 2020

There's more than one way to build a subwoofer that plays loud and deep. With its R-115SW, Klipsch succeeds in delivering full-range performance for under a grand. The sub is a perfect accompaniment ...

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Product

SVS PB16-Ultra
Klipsch R-115SW

Model

PB16-Ultra
R-115SW

Brand

SVS
Klipsch

Reviews

32
150

General

Amplification type

active
active

Wireless

Detachable grilles

Enclosure type

vented
vented

Power

Nominal output power (RMS), W

1500
400

Maximal output power (RMS), W

5000
800

Audio performance

Sensitivity, dB

112
118

Impedance, Ohm

8
8

Frequency response, Hz

14-360
18-125

Crossover frequency, Hz

30-200
40-160

Driver

Driver quantity

1
1

Driver size, in

16
15

Driver placement

front panel
front panel

Port placement

front panel
front panel

Connectivity

Wi-Fi

Bluetooth

Extensive connection

RCA LFE inputs

1
1

RCA stereo line level inputs (pair)

1
1

RCA outputs

1
0

XLR inputs (pair)

1
0

XLR outputs (pair)

1
0

Speaker level output (pair)

0
0

Speaker level input (pair)

0
0

Control

Volume

Subwoofer phase

Low-pass filter

Main power switch

App control

Desing

Body material

MDF
MDF

Woofer composition

fiberglass
polymer

Colors

black
black

User manual

Manual

Dimensions

Dimensions (W x H x D), cm/in

55.1 x 63 x 76.4/21.7 x 25 x 30.9
48.3 x 54.6 x 55.9/19.5 x 21.5 x 22.3

Weight, kg/pounds

79.2/174.6
34/75.4
SVS PB16-Ultra
Klipsch R-115SW
SVS PB16-Ultra
Klipsch R-115SW

Subwoofers CHooseratoR comparison rating

  • better
  • worse
  • 9.3
  • 7.3
  • 9.3SVS PB16-Ultra
  • 7.3Klipsch R-115SW

The SVS PB16-Ultra is better subwoofer in this comparison. Check SVS PB16-Ultra price

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