Details & Highlights
Details from Definitive Technology
Welcome to Mythos, a completely new concept in elegant high performance loudspeakers: flexible, mix-and-match systems of loudspeakers designed with you and your new high definition flat screen television in mind.
Whether you choose a television that mounts on the wall, or a table top television, the Mythos Series offers a cutting edge loudspeaker in a matching size and design. Mythos is the perfect way to add elegant, unobtrusive high end audio to your television style. (Or, build a two-channel high performance music system using a pair of Mythos Loudspeakers matched to a SuperCube Subwoofer.)
The Mythos Series is engineered to work together in mix-and-match systems. You choose the main Left & Right speakers based on your own audio desire, the size of your room or the size of your television. Match it to a Mythos Center Channel Speaker, and then add matching Mythos Speakers as Surround Channels; use the same Mythos Speakers as your mains, or choose a different, more convenient size. Add a SuperCube Subwoofer or two to round out the system with thrilling bass effects; Mythos is designed to work perfectly with SuperCube Subwoofers.
Mythos Solo Surround Array Speakers
The Perfectly Simple Surround Solution
If you want all the thrills of five channel surround sound without the need for separate rear speakers, Definitive Technology has the solution: the Solo Surround Array Series loudspeakers. The SSA models incorporate Spatial Array(TM), a unique patented technology that optimizes the spatial presentation of five channels to create the illusion that you are surrounded by five separate high performance speakers. Enjoying a superb sounding audiophile-grade surround experience has never been more convenient. Simply connect an SSA to any multi-channel receiver and powered subwoofer to enjoy enveloping surround sound without the bother of running long wires and finding places for rear speakers.
SSA Surround technology uses subtle but complex directional cues to completely free the sound from the box and convince your ear/brain listening mechanism that you are surrounded by great sounding Definitive loudspeakers. Since SSA Surround does not depend on bouncing sound off walls, it works in virtually any room and set-up configuration.
The SSA-42 use SSA technology on the surround channel speakers and the front left and right speakers as well, so that you get big three-dimensional imaging from both multi-channel and stereo sources.
Superior Definitive Technology
First and foremost, a single speaker surround solution needs to have excellent audio fidelity and clarity to deliver a truly satisfying listening experience. It is here that Definitive`s SSA-42 and SSA-50 truly distinguish themselves. The front Left, Right and Center channel drivers utilize Definitive`s exclusive and patent-pending Balanced Dual Surround System (BDSS) technology. Speaker cones usually have one support point at the circumference of the cone (called the surround) but BDSS drivers have two support points or surrounds. This design suppresses cone resonance and promotes a longer, more linear cone motion for higher output, lower distortion and more accurate frequency response. You`ll enjoy perfectly natural and lifelike timbre with crystalline clarity on voices, musical instruments and movie sound effects, even at high-volume levels. Definitive`s tweeter is a pure aluminum dome, which has been heat-treated to relax the crystal structure and then coated with a ceramic to produce extended highs that reveal nuance and shimmer without a trace of edginess.
In order to keep the enclosure from being longer than popular sized video displays, Definitive engineers positioned the front channel tweeters in front of the drivers. While this is a commonly used space-saving technique, a tweeter placed in front of the driver usually interferes with the driver`s sound waves. Using computer and physical modeling, Definitive developed tweeter-housing geometry and venting that eliminates interference effects for the kind of audiophile-grade clarity, precision and accuracy that has made Definitive the number one choice of high-end loudspeaker buyers.
Superior Definitive Monocoque Aluminum Enclosure
Like the entire Mythos Series, the SSA models are fabricated from aircraft-grade extruded aluminum styled to perfectly match today`s flat panel plasma and LCD TVs. The SSAs can be shelf or wall mounted with supplied hardware. Internal baffles and braces inside the enclosure eliminate interference effects between drivers and channels for true audiophile purity and maximum channel separation.
The SSA-42 is perfectly sized to match video screens up to 47-inch
Features & Specs
Included Coverage from Definitive Technology: 5 Years Parts / 5 Years Labor
Category ID: 65 | $599.00