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Old 04-13-2018, 06:53 PM
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Those are gorgeous speakers. They look like total beasts too.
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Old 04-13-2018, 07:10 PM
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Each pair of Ref K1s are completely made to order in house in Germany.



Lead time is appropriately 8 weeks.


Is that timing also true for the K3 and K5?
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Old 04-13-2018, 10:00 PM
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Is that timing also true for the K3 and K5?
Yes, that is the norm.
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Old 04-13-2018, 11:05 PM
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Hi Ivan. The back of the 1K presents an interesting picture. Aside from the obvious binding posts, could you please comment on the other features this speaker presents. I.E. does the speaker offer some user adjustable options? I'm curious about that since Canton doesn't provide much in the way of literature.
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Old 04-14-2018, 04:22 PM
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One can adjust the midrange or the tweeter +- 1.5 Db.
These detailes can be found in the user manual (page 28-29), which even includes frequency response curve.
It shows that the midrange adjustment falls into 100-300 Hz range, which is quite low, but makes sense in terms of room acoustics influence.

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One can adjust the midrange or the tweeter +- 1.5 Db.
These detailes can be found in the user manual (page 28-29), which even includes frequency response curve.
It shows that the midrange adjustment falls into 100-300 Hz range, which is quite low, but makes sense in terms of room acoustics influence.

Thanks for the link. I got it!
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I was just notified that I will have the K1’s sometime next month.
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Old 04-18-2018, 08:37 PM
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I was just notified that I will have the K1s sometime next month.
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Hi Masterlu.
What on earth is wrong with people? Let me explain. I went to Axpona this past week and people where all over that hotel enjoying that speaker and this speaker, the Gryphon speakers and Magico speakers. I must admit, I love Canton and know what they can do. So my only purpose for going was to hear the Canton Reference they had at the show. Only they sounded horrible!

So I go in, and its just me and the guy in the room. So I asked him, are you part of the USA distribution team? He says yes. I ask him why does Canton have a hard time in the USA? He said he doesn't know but they do very well in Europe. I asked so why did Canton pick Esoteric to show with? He said I don't know, I don't work for Canton....it was Esoteric who decided to show with Canton. I said oh. I then went on to ask, why does it sound so horrible? He got angry at that point so I left the room.

But MasterLu! The sound was horrible and no one enjoyed the sound. That's why it was so empty.

Why Cant we ever see Canton in the same light as Magico and Gryphon and the other high end speakers? I know what Canton can do if properly set up.

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slippers-on.......You sure know how to sweet talk dealer reps.
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