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Old 03-27-2013, 03:53 PM
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Default Canton Reference 55.2DC Center

After my trip to Ivan's "The Room" in Florida, I had to make some upgrades to my system. So next week I'll be upgrading my center channel from the Canton Reference 50.2 Center to this big badass monster:

Reference 55.2 Center | CANTON Reference

Specs:

High-end-center speaker
Engineering Principle
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3-way-bass reflex system
Nom./Music power handling
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280 / 440 watts
SPL (1 Watt/1 m)
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88,5 dB
Frequency response
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22...40.000 Hz
Crossover frequency
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3.000 Hz
Woofer
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2 x 220 mm (9''), Aluminum (Wave surround)
Midrange
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1 x 180 mm (7''), Aluminum (TCC Technology + Wave surround)
Tweeter
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1 x 25 mm (1''), aluminum ceramic oxyd
Nominal Impedance
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4...8 ohms
Dimensions (WxHxD)
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80 x 74 x 35 cm
(31.5'' x 29'' x 13.8'')
Weight
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44 kg

Special Features
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DC-technology,
Gold-plated bi-wiring/bi-amping connection field,
integrated speaker base


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Old 03-27-2013, 05:20 PM
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Nice choice, yet a power house center in 5.1 is a MUST have.

congrats
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Old 03-27-2013, 05:28 PM
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After my trip to Ivan's "The Room" in Florida, I had to make some upgrades to my system. So next week I'll be upgrading my center channel from the Canton Reference 50.2 Center to this big badass monster:
Carlos.......Yep, visiting THE ROOM at Ivan's Parkland, Florida home can cause a serious case of upgrade-itus. Visiting Ivan's home in Cape Cod can be even more dangerous to your financial well being. Proceed with caution.
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Old 03-27-2013, 06:11 PM
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Carlos.......Yep, visiting THE ROOM at Ivan's Parkland, Florida home can cause a serious case of upgrade-itus. Visiting Ivan's home in Cape Cod can be even more dangerous to your financial well being. Proceed with caution.
Too late Dan, we have the bug !!!
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Old 03-28-2013, 12:57 AM
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That looks like a Killer of a center have fun with it.
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Old 03-28-2013, 08:23 PM
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Superb made, Nice looking also
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Tomorrow is the big day. My new center arrives. I have a bag of beach sand for the stand and everything set up. I'll post pics of the big boy.
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Really excited for you.
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Tomorrow is the big day. My new center arrives. I have a bag of beach sand for the stand and everything set up. I'll post pics of the big boy.
I don't have any nails left to eat Carlos. Any news?
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Wow...cant wait to see the pics!
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