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Old 09-21-2018, 10:47 PM
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Went with walnut/taupe combo, as large as they are the wife would like them to blend into the interior...

Hopefully you have your set on order?
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Went with walnut/taupe combo, as large as they are the wife would like them to blend into the interior...

Hopefully you have your set on order?
Still struggling with the color....lol lol. I’m leaning towards the Walnut/taupe, but the black/black looks beautiful as well! My dealer told me the same....end of Oct.
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All black is nice but the taupe stuff is quite appealing to.

Post pics when you get the 3!
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Old 09-29-2018, 05:27 PM
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I was going to bring a pair of K2's home to demo this weekend and if the played with my gear in my room I was going to order the Kanta3's and I still might but those are really BIG speakers!
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Old 09-29-2018, 08:25 PM
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I was going to bring a pair of K2's home to demo this weekend and if the played with my gear in my room I was going to order the Kanta3's and I still might but those are really BIG speakers!
The Kantas seem in line with the Sopra line In terms of size. The 3s are big but if the room is decent size they won't look bad.
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Old 10-13-2018, 04:50 PM
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Has anyone seen a review of the Kanta no.3 already?

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Old 10-14-2018, 02:21 PM
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My dealer aka Upscale graciously allowed the return of the Kanta2 and the Kanta3's are on order. Delivery date of late Oct.
Ampteks, when you receive your Kanta N3, I'd love to hear your impressions as to differences in sound from the Kanta N2.

Interestingly, Focal's specs for the Kanta N3 and Sopra N3 are virtually identical, with the exception of the upper crossover point and the weight. And, of course, the Kanta has the flax drivers vs the W cone drivers of the Sopra.
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Old 10-22-2018, 08:46 PM
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We just repainted the interior of our house and ended up with 9 shades of grey, the taupe I feel would not work out in the room and called upscale to change to Carrara White/black and he said they just received a pair last Friday, so they are in route however my amps are still a couple more weeks out.

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Ampteks, when you receive your Kanta N3, I'd love to hear your impressions as to differences in sound from the Kanta N2.

Interestingly, Focal's specs for the Kanta N3 and Sopra N3 are virtually identical, with the exception of the upper crossover point and the weight. And, of course, the Kanta has the flax drivers vs the W cone drivers of the Sopra.
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We just repainted the interior of our house and ended up with 9 shades of grey, the taupe I feel would not work out in the room and called upscale to change to Carrara White/black and he said they just received a pair last Friday, so they are in route however my amps are still a couple more weeks out.

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Old 11-13-2018, 04:12 PM
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Apologies for using this thread but I still can't create new topics..

I'm currently hardly contemplating between the kanta 3 and sopra 2. They are priced relatively "close" by focal so budget wise I'm willing to invest the difference. I'm just not really sure whether it's worth it and I can't listen to them side by side. Any advice?

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