Reviews and Problems with Definitive Technology XTR-SSA3
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Ease of use 10
4 November 2015
Summary: I am into high fidelity, so this world of small speakers that do not play full range is not my favorite. However, my better half leads me to do things I do not want to do and my life is richer for it.
Pros: Blends in to TV. Great sound for dialogue. One of few choices in a flat wall mount LCR.
Cons: I wish it played a little more full range (down to 50 Hz or so). You need a sub for that or another workaround like we did.
Summary: If using for Movies they sound great however the tv speakers actually sound better when people are speaking. I am disappointed in the performance playing music which sounds hollow with no depth or warmth.
Summary: Exactly what I wanted. Was looking for a speaker bar to mount on the wall below my TV to go along with my sub and rear speakers. Sounds and looks great. Somewhat difficult to wall mount with no provided screws.
Pros: Looks awesome. Excellent sound clarity and volume with music and tv/movies. Exactly what I was wanting in a speaker bar.
Cons: Wall mount was somewhat difficult with no easy way to get the wires into the back of the unit. Had to cut an extra hole in my wall for wires so speaker would fit flush to the wall...thus only 4 stars...otherwise it would have been an easy 5 star review.
Speaker looks and sounds fantastic - difficult to mount
7 August 2014
Summary: The speaker is mounted on the wall directly below my 48" flat panel television. It sounds great with my Denon AVR-X2000 receiver and Definitive ProSub 800 (my living room is quite large). We can actually hear the dialogue in movies/shows.
Pros: Great appearance, good sound for any speaker (much less one of this size), various options for mounting and/or standing up
Cons: Price, lack of mounting screws, difficulty routing speaker wire above the speaker when wall-mounted
Summary: In order to get a larger television into our living room our tower speakers had to go. I still wanted to use our receiver to handle the switching of our components and to power our speakers, so the Definitive Technology Mythos XTR-SSA3's seemed a good direction to go.
Pros: build quality, sound for television, ease of use
Summary: This sound bar exudes quality. The audio is great, it's truly beautiful, and solidly constructed. I disagree with another reviewer about the logo. IMO, it's fine; not obtrusive at all.
But it has a big design flaw: the connector. There is plenty of room on the back for proper connectors.
Summary: I recently purchased this item along with the Def Tech Mythos 20BP surrounds. I also have a Def Tech Supercube 2000 Sub and a Denon AVR 1912 Reveiver. I have a non-ideal set up as my couch is against the back wall.
Pros: Great sound in an attractive looking speaker.