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Overview: The Definitive Technology
Mythos Three Center-Channel Speaker is the perfect center-speaker solution for
your home theater system and flat-panel television. The Mythos Three
center-channel speaker features two high-definition 4-1/2 inch drivers
pressure-coupled to two 4-1/2 inch planar low-bass radiators, and a 1-inch pure
aluminum dome tweeter with an acoustically contoured faceplate high frequency
extension, detail, and smoothness. The Mythos Three features a hand-polished
gloss aircraft-grade extruded aluminum enclosure with proprietary damping
technologies to ensure total rigidity and accurate sound. The Mythos Three
center-channel speaker also includes a wall-mounting bracket and an adjustable
Speaker Array: The Definitive
Technology Mythos Three contains a D'Appolito array consisting of two
high-definition 4-1/2 inch drivers housed in a air-tight enclosure. The drivers
feature die cast Aluminum baskets, mono-polymer cones and finite element
analysis optimized magnet structures for clear low distortion life-like sound.
The drivers are pressure-coupled to two 4-1/2 inch planar low-bass radiators for
exceptional bass extension not normally found in slim on-wall loudspeakers of
this size. The bass roll-off of the Mythos Three is smooth and controlled,
allowing it to seamlessly blend with a powered subwoofer, such as Definitive's SuperCubes, for audiophile-grade home theater power and precision. A 1-inch Pure
Aluminum dome tweeter produces extended highs that reveal nuance and shimmer
without a trace of edginess.
Break-In Period: The Mythos Three
will sound good right out of the box; however, an extended break-in period of
20-40 hours or more of playing is required to reach full performance capability.
The break-in period allows the suspensions to work in and results in full bass,
a more open midrange, and smoother high frequency reproduction.
Extruded Aluminum Enclosure: The
Mythos Three enclosure is hand-polished gloss black aircraft-grade extruded
aluminum with proprietary damping technologies that ensure total rigidity. All
of its components are mounted on a resonance-free PolyStone baffle. All of these
construction technologies, along with state-of-the-art drivers and tweeter,
serve to deliver high-quality sound with a wide soundstage,
pinpoint imaging, high dynamic impact, and superb realism.
Binding Posts: The Mythos Three is equipped with a pair of
gold-plated, 5-way binding posts to attach your receiver's speaker wire.
Placement: The Mythos Three is
designed for horizontal use and can be used as either a front or rear
center-channels speaker. As a center-channel speaker, the Definitive Technology
Mythos Three can be placed above or below your television.
Mounting: The Mythos Three is a
table/shelf-mount and on-wall center-channel speaker. The Mythos Three come with
easy-to-install mounting hardware that allows it to mount on the wall above or
below your television. The Mythos Three comes with a wall mount bracket that
allows direct mounting to a wall and also adapts to flat panel TV swing out
arm-style wall mounts so that the speaker angle changes with the TV angle. It
also includes hardware that allows you to place the speaker on the TV, on a
shelf , or on a table top (surface must be at least 5-inches deep).
Angle Adjustment: The Mythos Three
has a simple built-in device which allows you to adjust the vertical angle of
the speaker. There is an adjustable rubber-foot on the bottom-rear of the
speaker cabinet. when you set the center-channel speaker down, the speaker will
lean back and rest on this foot. By varying how far you screw in-and-out the
foot, you can adjust the vertical angle of the speaker. It is recommended that
you aim the center-speaker so that it aims directly towards the height of the