Brains, beauty, and brawn
Take 1200 watts of microprocessor-controlled amplifier power, add a muscular subwoofer and a trio of advanced midrange and high-frequency drivers, then wrap them in a gorgeous brushed aluminum enclosure set atop a solid, machined-aluminum base and you've got the Mythos ST-L SuperTower. Definitive Technology's latest flagship floor-standing tower combines stunning good looks with powerful, high-end sonic performance. And its built-in powered subwoofer delivers truly deep, room-filling bass for big home theater sound without the need for a separate sub.
Advanced design for exceptional sound
Near the top of the cabinet are two 5-1/4" midranges flanking a 1" dome tweeter, all acoustically isolated in their own sub-enclosure to prevent interference from the bass drivers. Each die-cast aluminum frame midrange features Definitive's patented Balanced Dual Surround System (BDSS) technology, which employs rubber surrounds on both the outer and inner edges of each speaker cone, for more stable, precise motion, resulting in exceptional clarity. The Mythos ST-L's new magnesium/aluminum alloy dome tweeter features a special ceramic coating to deliver extended highs without a trace of edginess. And it boasts a rubber surround, an all-new motor structure, and new throat geometry to radically reduce distortion for impressively detailed sound.
Praise for the Definitive Technology Mythos ST-L SuperTower from Soundstage! Access
"Definitive Technology's Mythos ST-L SuperTower elevates "lifestyle" speaker design to a new level of performance with its high resolution, clear and neutral midrange, and incredible dynamics. A true high-end design in every respect, it should hold its own against any speaker near its price, and even against some that cost considerably more. Based on its sound alone, the Mythos ST-L is a surefire recommendation. Add its gorgeous styling, and the fact that its built-in subwoofer allows it to fill a room with sound when driven by an amplifier of only modest power, and it's the complete package...".
— From Roger Kanno's May, 2014 review in Soundstage! Access, part of the SoundStage! Network
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The Mythos ST-L SuperTower's built-in powered subwoofer and aircraft-grade aluminum cabinet give this speaker extraordinary bass slam and accuracy.
Powerful bass built right in
The cabinet's lower section holds a 6" x 10" racetrack-shaped woofer reinforced by two bass radiators. This combination creates a total surface area that's actually greater than that of a traditional 15" woofer, but the three-driver approach provides better low-frequency control, speed, and detail. A built-in 1200-watt amplifier powers the subwoofer, delivering massive bass. Aside from saving you some floor space, the built-in subwoofer ensures balanced sound because the bass is already perfectly blended with the mids and the highs.
Gorgeous aircraft-grade aluminum cabinet
Definitive took a step away from the traditional look of boxy floor-standing speakers, and designed the Mythos ST-L with a sleek, curved cabinet. The enclosure is made of aircraft-grade extruded brushed aluminum, and rests on a solid, machined-aluminum slab to ensure total rigidity and stability. Four knurled and threaded shafts at the corners of the base allow you to easily level and stabilize the speaker on uneven floors. Included carpet spikes or floor glides can be fitted into the leveling shafts.
A remote for more control
The Mythos ST-L includes a wireless remote that allows you to fine-tune the sound of your system from the comfort of your easy chair. You can adjust bass volume to suit your personal taste, or compensate for differences in program sources and room acoustics. Blue LEDs on the tower's logo plate give you visual feedback on bass level settings, then automatically dim out to avoid being a distraction. And when you're using a pair of ST-L towers, you can set bass levels individually for each speaker. This lets you to compensate for variations in sound that come from a speaker's specific placement within the room, such as near a wall or corner where bass output can be louder. There's also a “Stereo Bass” volume setting to adjust both speakers simultaneously, and a “Low Level” control that engages a preset EQ to optimize the sound for listening at low volumes.