Canton DM 50 TV Soundbase : A rare 5-stars from me.

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Quick easy set up using the optical lead enclosed. Be sure to remove the plastic caps at either end of the lead. Dying to see what this baby was capable off in regard to cinema surround sound in my lounge measuring 4m x 5m and placed in the centre. I placed my favourite action film and i was blown away with clarity watching the hurt locker, and explosions actually sounded real, full of bass and realism. Next i went into bluetooth mode and quickly paired with my iphone 5s to listen to some music. Again i was not disappointed listening to nothing else matters – metallica,one thing i will say is you need to have the volume set quite high like 67 or 70 to get a good return hence the 4 stars.

Quick easy set up using the optical lead enclosed. Be sure to remove the plastic caps at either end of the lead. Dying to see what this baby was capable off in regard to cinema surround sound in my lounge measuring 4m x 5m and placed in the centre. I placed my favourite action film and i was blown away with clarity watching the hurt locker, and explosions actually sounded real, full of bass and realism. Next i went into bluetooth mode and quickly paired with my iphone 5s to listen to some music. Again i was not disappointed listening to nothing else matters – metallica,one thing i will say is you need to have the volume set quite high like 67 or 70 to get a good return hence the 4 stars.

To be fair, i never listened to the bose, cambridge audio or denon systems so can’t really compare, so you may be able to get the same quality sound for less. Saying that, i am not at all disappointed with this speaker. The sound is very clear and dialogue is not affected by the soundscape that is created by the 200 watts. I will say that the surround sound mode is a bit pointless with the stereo option sounding equally as good. If you want true surround sound, ignore your wife and buy loads of speakers, if not the get a sound bar/base.

Anton sound bar by canton delivered by gadget-south-side. I have had this a few weeks now. It is a very accomplished system. The remote control is robust and includes blueooth for ipod/phone music playing whic is of good quality. I chose this system based on what hifi reviews d because it came 5th in their top 10. The other systems were considerably more expensive and larger. This suited me as it was a system that is all in one place and gives good overall sound effect for movies etc. The unit i have is a second delivery from canton.

All round excellent 5 star product. . Wow , purchased this to pal up with my lg 32′ which itself has a pretty good sound quality and output but the canton has improved on this tremendously the quality of sound is superb and their is plenty of output, very well built, nice size and simplistic design. Excellent product, just look at all the awards it has won, go buy it you will be pleased with your choice.

Reviews from purchasers :

  • A rare 5-stars from me.
  • WOW – How they got that sound from such a little box I’ll never know
  • Great service and even better sound

Wow – how they got that sound from such a little box i’ll never know. I was in the market for some speakers because, i’d just purchased a shiny new samsung flat screen for my kitchen, and as expected the sound from these thin tvs are shocking – no depth, bass or clarity whatsoever. I therefore started doing my research on surround sound systems, sound bars and sound bases and looked at pretty much everything available from bose, philips, sony, yamaha, samsung etc then i read a review of the canton on what-hifi. Personally i hadn’t ever heard of canton before buying this all in one, but after looking up the company apparently they are the best speaker company in germany, that do 20k stereo speakers. With years of audio heritage. I didn’t want the hassle of all the wires and amps of a 5. 1 system and my extension where this needs to go is about 5x4m so it’s quite small. Fortunately i was able to wait for a friend who purchased first, shortly after he got it i asked him to borrow for the weekend so i could test in my extension before i pulled the trigger. When i first got it out of the box i was very surprised as to how small this thing was, it’s not much bigger than a standard dvd player, and very very thin. I thought to myself this thing is going to be rubbish.

Great service and even better sound. Great service and even better sound. I can switch off my sub titles now. Also, i am going to re watch the wire now i can hear everything.

Nice punchy sound and easy to use. Nice punchy sound and easy to use, left this review for a few years to be sure and have been more than happy with it.
Nice punchy sound and easy to use. Nice punchy sound and easy to use, left this review for a few years to be sure and have been more than happy with it.
Had this for a month now, suburb sounds, easy to set up, blue tooth brilliant, good deep bass, vocals a pleasure to listen too.
Had this for a month now, suburb sounds, easy to set up, blue tooth brilliant, good deep bass, vocals a pleasure to listen too.
Outstanding speakers and supplier. After about 20 months mine stopped working. I sent it back and the supplier sent me an upgraded model. I am extremely pleased with the seller creative audio and the canton sound base.
Outstanding speakers and supplier. After about 20 months mine stopped working. I sent it back and the supplier sent me an upgraded model. I am extremely pleased with the seller creative audio and the canton sound base.

This review is from : Canton DM 50 TV Soundbase, 2.1 200 W Virtual Surround Sound with Glass Top – White

Fantastic unit – great sound and good looks. Absolutely love this sleek bit of kit. The sound is amazing and i’m really pleased i bought it. Allowed me to get rid of all my surround speakers (including the sub as the bass from this soundbase is superb as well)thoroughly recommend. (tip: don’t mislay the remote as there are no controls on this unit)better looking than the usual boring soundbars.
Fantastic unit – great sound and good looks. Absolutely love this sleek bit of kit. The sound is amazing and i’m really pleased i bought it. Allowed me to get rid of all my surround speakers (including the sub as the bass from this soundbase is superb as well)thoroughly recommend. (tip: don’t mislay the remote as there are no controls on this unit)better looking than the usual boring soundbars.
The bass is not rich and powerful but that is to be expected for a small box. Canton make it easy to add a subwoofer which really helps the sound shine out. Remote seems a bit unresponsive but this could be the battery. I can recommend this box and the retailer i used was extremely helpful.

This review is from : Canton DM 50 TV Soundbase, 2.1 200 W Virtual Surround Sound with Glass Top – White

The bass is not rich and powerful but that is to be expected for a small box. Canton make it easy to add a subwoofer which really helps the sound shine out. Remote seems a bit unresponsive but this could be the battery. I can recommend this box and the retailer i used was extremely helpful.
Absolutly fantastic, sound quality is awsome. Absolutly fantastic,sound quality is awsome,may not have an hdmi input but that is the only bad thing.

This review is from : Canton DM 50 TV Soundbase, 2.1 200 W Virtual Surround Sound with Glass Top – White

Absolutly fantastic, sound quality is awsome. Absolutly fantastic,sound quality is awsome,may not have an hdmi input but that is the only bad thing.

This review is from : Canton DM 50 TV Soundbase, 2.1 200 W Virtual Surround Sound with Glass Top – White

A great sound bar system although i must agree with a review stating that with the analogue inputs there is an improvement in the quality of the sound at least in my experience. Optical connection offers very good sound so don’t hesitate to use optical if your tv supports it also i want to point out that the service was excellent as well the sound bar even arrived earlier then expected and everything was very neatly organized amazon even supplied me with a uk plug too.

This review is from : Canton DM 50 TV Soundbase, 2.1 200 W Virtual Surround Sound with Glass Top – White

A great sound bar system although i must agree with a review stating that with the analogue inputs there is an improvement in the quality of the sound at least in my experience. Optical connection offers very good sound so don’t hesitate to use optical if your tv supports it also i want to point out that the service was excellent as well the sound bar even arrived earlier then expected and everything was very neatly organized amazon even supplied me with a uk plug too.

This review is from : Canton DM 50 TV Soundbase, 2.1 200 W Virtual Surround Sound with Glass Top – White

I chose this soundbase for a couple of reasons; it’s to fit into an alcove beneath a new 40″ tv (ie: not enough width/space for a long soundbar), it doesn’t require a separate sub (the wires for a remote sub-bass things look cluttered), and the reviews of its audio quality were excellent. Out of the box, i managed to get the system installed within minutes. Connected to the tv, then programmed the canton dm50 with the tv’s remote so we only need the one remote so my wife doesn’t complain too much. Results: the soundbase fits perfectly under the tv-stand – literally looks like they were made for each other(and worth remembering to check measurements beforehand ). It’s completely clean-looking – discreet and without trailing wires. And the sound is phenomenal. Crisp at the top end, punchy in the bass. I mean it not only makes my ps4 games sound like they’re supposed to (the guns in destiny really sound like they have oomph, and battlefront tie fighters have a proper throaty screech), it makes everyday stuff sound immense. Who knew the theme for pointless had that much sonic woof ?options to change the bass and treble to suit your own taste, and to select from three preset eqs to reflect your set-up – whether the soundbase is sitting in a shelving unit, or beneath a tv, etc) you can also choose from two audio-ranges (wide and narrow).
I chose this soundbase for a couple of reasons; it’s to fit into an alcove beneath a new 40″ tv (ie: not enough width/space for a long soundbar), it doesn’t require a separate sub (the wires for a remote sub-bass things look cluttered), and the reviews of its audio quality were excellent. Out of the box, i managed to get the system installed within minutes. Connected to the tv, then programmed the canton dm50 with the tv’s remote so we only need the one remote so my wife doesn’t complain too much. Results: the soundbase fits perfectly under the tv-stand – literally looks like they were made for each other(and worth remembering to check measurements beforehand ). It’s completely clean-looking – discreet and without trailing wires. And the sound is phenomenal. Crisp at the top end, punchy in the bass. I mean it not only makes my ps4 games sound like they’re supposed to (the guns in destiny really sound like they have oomph, and battlefront tie fighters have a proper throaty screech), it makes everyday stuff sound immense. Who knew the theme for pointless had that much sonic woof ?options to change the bass and treble to suit your own taste, and to select from three preset eqs to reflect your set-up – whether the soundbase is sitting in a shelving unit, or beneath a tv, etc) you can also choose from two audio-ranges (wide and narrow).

This review is from : Canton DM 50 TV Soundbase, 2.1 200 W Virtual Surround Sound with Glass Top – White

It is much bigger than you expect – you need a shelf at least 35cm wide beneath your tv for it to sit on. The sound is good but i can not say that i am experiencing a ‘cinema like’ experience – surround mode appears to give a hint of echo. The best thing is how it handles music viabluetooth from my pc.

This review is from : Canton DM 50 TV Soundbase, 2.1 200 W Virtual Surround Sound with Glass Top – White

It is much bigger than you expect – you need a shelf at least 35cm wide beneath your tv for it to sit on. The sound is good but i can not say that i am experiencing a ‘cinema like’ experience – surround mode appears to give a hint of echo. The best thing is how it handles music viabluetooth from my pc.

This review is from : Canton DM 50 TV Soundbase, 2.1 200 W Virtual Surround Sound with Glass Top – White

Great sound, easy to set up but damaged front panel where the plug indented the foil speaker cover.
Great sound, easy to set up but damaged front panel where the plug indented the foil speaker cover.
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