JBL Bar 5.1 vs Definitive Technology Mythos SSA-50

JBL Bar 5.1

JBL Bar 5.1 review

May 13, 2019

JBL company offers many models of soundbars for creating compact home theaters. The latest model BAR 5.1 is the most powerful of them. This soundbar combines all the main advantages of low-end models...

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Definitive Technology Mythos SSA-50

Definitive Technology Mythos SSA-50 review

May 03, 2019

The Definitive Technology Mythos SSA-50 review although short still covers all the information relevant for the customer. The Solo Surround Array, a signature feature patented by Definitive Technolog...

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Product

JBL Bar 5.1
Definitive Technology Mythos SSA-50

Model

Bar 5.1
Mythos SSA-50

Brand

JBL
Definitive Technology

Rating

4.1 of 5
3.8 of 5

Reviews

117
25

General

Placement type

table-top, wall-mountable
table-top, wall-mountable

Connection to source

wired, wireless
wired

Soundbar buttons

power, volume down, volume up, input
has not

Audio features

Amplification type

active
passive

Built-in channels

5.1
2.1

Supported channel quantity

5.1
7.1

Separate speaker (in package)

2

Separate speaker connections

wireless
wire

Subwoofer

Built-in subwoofer

Separate subwoofer (in package)

1

Separate subwoofer connections

wireless

Streaming services

Apple Music (AirPlay)

Google Play Music

Amazon Music

Spotify

Other streaming services

Chromecast, Pandora, Tuneln, Deezer
has not

Connectivity

WI-FI

Bluetooth

Ethernet (RJ45)

HDMI input/output

3/0

HDMI ARC

1

Optical digital input/output

1

USB

1

Coaxial digital input/output

Analog audio input/output (RCA)

1/0
5/0

Headphone output

Subwoofer output

1
0

Features

Voice control

App control

Microphone

Remote control

Multi-room

Multichannel surround

Dolby Atmos

DTS:X

User manual

Manual

Dimensions

Size (H x W x D), cm/in

5.8 x 114.8 x 9.3/2.3 x 45 x 3.7 (5.8 x 131.3 x 9.3/2.3 x 51.7 x 3.7 with detachable speakers)
13.6 x 117.5 x 10.7/5.4 x 46.2 x 4.2

Weight, kg/pounds

3.9/8.6 (4.5/9.9 with detachable speakers)
15.4/34

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  • 12.7
  • 3.5
  • 12.7JBL Bar 5.1
  • 3.5Definitive Technology Mythos SSA-50

JBL Bar 5.1 is better soundbar in this comparison. Check JBL Bar 5.1 price