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Nice clean system with great cable management, I like it. I would prefer to have the subs less visible but you gotta do what you gotta do.

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Ok I get the urge to upgrade every now and then so I will ask this question. I have Mythos ones mains, CLR2000 center, SM55's surrounds and a SCII sub. What would you say would be the benefit of upgrading to Mythos STS for mains? Its not just I would add some bass with the added sub I hope? Is there a major advantage in overall speaker performance from the Mythos Ones to STS? The Mythos Ones are dam good speakers though so I guess it would have to be a pretty big difference. Thanks for any advice or help.
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Ok I get the urge to upgrade every now and then so I will ask this question. I have Mythos ones mains, CLR2000 center, SM55's surrounds and a SCII sub. What would you say would be the benefit of upgrading to Mythos STS for mains? Its not just I would add some bass with the added sub I hope? Is there a major advantage in overall speaker performance from the Mythos Ones to STS? The Mythos Ones are dam good speakers though so I guess it would have to be a pretty big difference. Thanks for any advice or help.
I am now up to 4 subs and my number one lesson learned has been better bass is always better. Get a couple 15" subs and forget the STSs, the Mythos Ones are great mains.

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Ok I get the urge to upgrade every now and then so I will ask this question. I have Mythos ones mains, CLR2000 center, SM55's surrounds and a SCII sub. What would you say would be the benefit of upgrading to Mythos STS for mains? Its not just I would add some bass with the added sub I hope? Is there a major advantage in overall speaker performance from the Mythos Ones to STS? The Mythos Ones are dam good speakers though so I guess it would have to be a pretty big difference. Thanks for any advice or help.
Yup, ditto what Lowell said, even with my borderline obsession (lol I couldn't even think borderline with a straight face.....) with matching aesthetics, and more to the point, as Full Range as possible on "every" channel, I'll also tell you to add another Sub, it will absolutely be the best bang-4-buck item for your system, a second and then third Sub was a great improvement, even with my BP-2000's.
Your Supercube II is actually a decent sub, esp. for its size, but you really do need more, depending on your room size I'd say either a 2000 series SVS or a 12 or 15 inch HSU. (piano black to match of course....)

This might sound a little insane (go figure) but if it were me I'd add the second Sub, then the next time the bug gets you, add a matching third....then, if you still want to experiment with Full Range up front, find another SC II, (there going for between $250 & $300 right now) take it, and the one that you have and put them both, up front with your One's, hook them up Full Range and blend them with the One's. If you then decide that you really like having Full Range up front and absolutely "have" to upgrade, do so then, you can pull the SC II's and return them to Sub/LFE duty or even experiment with them as Powered Woofers for your surrounds, like you did with your Fronts, wouldn't cost you anything more at that point to play around with them. Told you it may sound a little insane.

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Yup, ditto what Lowell said, even with my borderline obsession (lol I couldn't even think borderline with a straight face.....) with matching aesthetics, and more to the point, as Full Range as possible on "every" channel, I'll also tell you to add another Sub, it will absolutely be the best bang-4-buck item for your system, a second and then third Sub was a great improvement, even with my BP-2000's.
Your Supercube II is actually a decent sub, esp. for its size, but you really do need more, depending on your room size I'd say either a 2000 series SVS or a 12 or 15 inch HSU. (piano black to match of course....)

This might sound a little insane (go figure) but if it were me I'd add the second Sub, then the next time the bug gets you, add a matching third....then, if you still want to experiment with Full Range up front, find another SC II, (there going for between $250 & $300 right now) take it, and the one that you have and put them both, up front with your One's, hook them up Full Range and blend them with the One's. If you then decide that you really like having Full Range up front and absolutely "have" to upgrade, do so then, you can pull the SC II's and return them to Sub/LFE duty or even experiment with them as Powered Woofers for your surrounds, like you did with your Fronts, wouldn't cost you anything more at that point to play around with them. Told you it may sound a little insane.
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Thanks a lot guys, that is why I come here. There are refurbished from a very reputable dealer on Ebay STS for 900 each. I almost pulled the trigger that's such a crazy deal. Anyway I am pretty obsessed with checking out SVS subs. When I do the little match thing based on my current speakers it says I should get the pb12. I think that's the model number. Thanks again.
I asked this one before but no answer so I'll try again. Does anyone know who supplied Definitive its tweeters and woofers? Is it like scanspeak? I'm just curious that's all.
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Thanks a lot guys, that is why I come here. There are refurbished from a very reputable dealer on Ebay STS for 900 each. I almost pulled the trigger that's such a crazy deal. Anyway I am pretty obsessed with checking out SVS subs. When I do the little match thing based on my current speakers it says I should get the pb12. I think that's the model number. Thanks again.
I asked this one before but no answer so I'll try again. Does anyone know who supplied Definitive its tweeters and woofers? Is it like scanspeak? I'm just curious that's all.
I don't know who supplies Definitive with their drivers, as far a the Sub in question goes the PB12 is an older model, it's equivalent to the current 2000 series, SB (Sealed Box), PB (Ported Box) or PC (Ported Cylinder).

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I had a quick question has anyone tried using the a60 module on the bp8040sts. I just picked up a pioneer vsx90 and was debating about getting the a60 module or getting the pioneer elite atmos bookshelves. My system consists of 2 bp8040sts, CS8060HD and soon 2 SR 8080.

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