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Thanks. When I get home I'll try recalibrating with the sub volume set to 25%. So just to clarify I set the lf to 150 and just leave it there before and after the calibration right? I know my main speakers (ST-L's have subs in them so I make sure they are set to large.
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So if I buy a pair of Mythos floor-standing speakers with the built-in powered sub, will I really not need a separate powered sub for home theater use? I like powerful bass, and I find that hard to believe. (wish there was somewhere I could go to hear them)
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So if I buy a pair of Mythos floor-standing speakers with the built-in powered sub, will I really not need a separate powered sub for home theater use? I like powerful bass, and I find that hard to believe. (wish there was somewhere I could go to hear them)
If you like powerful Bass you might need a separate Powered Sub. Much depends on your room though. Some are more than satisfied with the Bass from the Floor standing built in Sub's. Keep in mind it sometimes is hard to dial in the subs.

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Thanks! I think I'm going to go with Mythos Ten on-wall speakers and a big HSU powered sub. My tv is over the fireplace so I think floor standing speakers would be too far away.


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Thanks! I think I'm going to go with Mythos Ten on-wall speakers and a big HSU powered sub. My tv is over the fireplace so I think floor standing speakers would be too far away.


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I've been thinking about going this route also. I have an SVS PC12Plus, should that be enough to handle the lower frequencies?

I would be replacing some Wharfdale Floor Standing Units with the (2) Mythos Ten's. The rest would be my Center as a Polk CS20, TL2's for the Sat's and RC80i's in the ceiling.

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Sorry, but I don't have any experience with those items. Good to know that someone else is considering the Mytho's Ten though.


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I've been thinking about going this route also. I have an SVS PC12Plus, should that be enough to handle the lower frequencies?

I would be replacing some Wharfdale Floor Standing Units with the (2) Mythos Ten's. The rest would be my Center as a Polk CS20, TL2's for the Sat's and RC80i's in the ceiling.

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Tens will work very well and your SVS PC12Plus should handle your lows with no problem.

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I'd like some input. Do you think Mythos One's are "a lot" better then the Mythos Four's?

I bought the pair of Four's for $300 each from Newegg a couple years ago. Also an Eight for center for $250 and two Two's for $200 each. Really great deals now that I see what these (old) speakers are selling for now. Looking back I wish I would've gone Eight's all around at that price... It's clearly the best speaker in the group.

Considering how much I like the Eight, is $1500 worth an upgrade to the One's from the Four's? I could sell the Two's or Four's and use the other pair as surrounds.

So my main question is how much better the Ones would be over the Four's.
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