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5-channel home theater sound bar

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Our Price: CAD $1,349.99

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Product Code: 735MYSSA50

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Enjoy 3D sound from this slender, room-friendly sound bar

Definitive Technology's Mythos SSA-50 gives you surprisingly three-dimensional home theatre sound when installing a complete five-speaker system isn't an option. Definitive's Spatial Array™ technology precisely controls which sounds are played by each of the nine drivers, creating the illusion that you are surrounded by five separate high-performance speakers. The result is a wide listening area with excellent performance to the sides, in which you can clearly pinpoint action happening to your left and to your right. The SSA-50 doesn't depend on bouncing sound off of your walls, unlike some sound bar speakers, so it works well in just about any room. And it's designed to perform equally as well with your favourite music as it does with your Hollywood blockbusters.

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High-tech speaker design produces detailed surround-like effects

The SSA-50 houses nine total drivers — five for the front soundstage and four to handle the rear channels. Three of those drivers have a pure aluminum dome tweeter mounted in front of the speaker cone, for extended highs that reveal nuance and shimmer without a trace of edginess. And Definitive's BDSS driver technology helps increase the tiny speakers' output without increasing the size of the enclosure. Connect it to a multi-channel receiver and you've got a simple, high-performance home theatre solution that's sure to impress.

Driver closeup

A behind the scenes look at the drivers
that go into the SSA-50's 3D sound.

Driver closeup

Definitive's BDSS technology helps these
speakers deliver exceptional sound.

Gorgeous aircraft-grade aluminum cabinet

The slim enclosure is made of stunning black hand-polished aluminum, and is sized to matched TVs with screens measuring 50" or larger. The SSA-50 can be wall mounted using the supplied mounting bracket, or placed on a shelf in front of your TV.

Add Definitive's ProSub800 subwoofer to get full-range sound that reaches down to 20 Hz.

BDSS drivers

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Did you know?
Your new speakers will probably sound better after several weeks of use than they do right out of the box. That's because the material surrounding the woofers will loosen up, allowing the drivers to move more fully. Definitive Technology estimates a break-in period of 24 to 48 hours of playback before the speakers will deliver optimum sound quality. For more information and helpful tips, check out this article from Definitive's website about conditioning your speakers.

Product Highlights:
   » frequency response 50-30,000 Hz
   » sensitivity 90 dB
   » 8-ohm impedance
   » handles up to 200 watts
   » Balanced Dual Surround System (BDSS) technology — places rubber surrounds on both the outer and inner edges of each speaker cone for greater, more precise motion resulting in exceptional clarity
   » three 4-1/2" BDSS drivers with axially aligned 1" pure aluminum domed tweeters
   » two 4-1/2" BDSS full-range drivers
   » four 3-1/4" full-range surround drivers
   » non-powered for use with a home theatre receiver
   » five pairs of 5-way binding posts
   » aircraft grade extruded aluminum cabinet
   » gloss black finish
   » includes wall mounting bracket and leveler feet
   » 46-3/16"W x 5-9/16"H x 4-1/8"D
   » warranty: 5 years

Definitive Technology Mythos SSA-50 Reviews

15 people say

Wife Approved High-Quality Sound January-16-17
Reviewer: Ken Harget from Spring Grove, PA  
I really wanted a set of Mythos towers, but I wasn't allowed. My wife gave me the okay to buy a soundbar only... so I bought the best soundbar I could afford. I paired this with an Onkyo TX-NR747 and I can honestly say I am blown away. This is more than I could ever need. My room is 15'x22' and it opens to the dining room and kitchen and the SSA-50 fills this space. It get's loud... really loud, but it's crystal clear while doing so. Watching a movie in Dolby Surround, sometimes I sear I can hear things behind me as if I had speakers there. The thing is a work of art too, heavy... extruded aluminum enclosure.. painted gloss black... BDSS drivers.. pure aluminum tweeters... it's spectacular. I can't even explain the way this single unit creates the illusion of being so much bigger, you simply must hear it. Even my audiophile friends were impressed. I currently have it paired with a Polk DPS-10 Subwoofer and plan to upgrade to a Definitive Technology Supercube 8000 in the future. I am very pleased with my purchase, and once again Crutchfield came through with shining colors... always A+ customer service.

Clear Crisp Sound January-13-17
Reviewer: Burg from Lumberton NJ  
This soundbar has excellent tonal quality. Great for movies and music. I set the left and right front and center channels to 0db. I'm running the left and right surround channels at +8db. Watching NFL football gave the illusion of people being all around me! With Sci-Fi and Adventure movies you are completely immersed in the action. The MYTHOS SSA50 can produce very high spls when used with a subwoofer and high quality A/V receiver.

Worth It. December-20-16
Reviewer: Anonymous person from Houston, TX  
I think the speaker sounds great.  Replaced a Mirage omni sound bar that I also thought sounded good.  I do like the SSA-50 better.  As others have said, the mounting bracket is a pain.  My suggestion would be to put the bracket over the holding screws so you can see how to hook the speaker wires.  I opted to have the + - coming out toward the middle of the posts.  The danger is that you could have the wires touching at least in part.  If you are careful not to strip too much and insert the stripped part all the way you should be good

Myths SSA-50 March-03-16
Reviewer: BillD from florissant, MO  
Great 5.1 surround sound for a sound bar. A good subwoofer is a must.  Overall, probably not as good as having individual speakers but better than I expected.  Set up was easy although the mounting bracket can be a challenge.  Suggest connecting the wires first and then the bracket.

Is there a soundbar better? December-12-15
Reviewer: Effero from Austin, Texas  
This soundbar is used in my smaller media room and it is everything I wanted and more. Sound is detailed and I am surprised that the surround sound is as true as it is. It is driven by my older Rotel RSX-1057 along with a Definitive Technology SuperCube 4000. Needless to say I am more than impressed.

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