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Default Kanta......anyone have a pair yet?

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A review should be coming shortly in HiFi+.
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Hopefully, they will expand the Kanta line to a smaller floorstander and a monitor.
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Hopefully, they will expand the Kanta line to a smaller floorstander and a monitor.
Actually, I was hoping for a bigger model, with larger bass drivers.
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Actually, I was hoping for a bigger model, with larger bass drivers.
It exists.
It's called Sopra.
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It exists.
It's called Sopra.
lol, lol! Which, btw, sounds incredible.
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lol, lol! Which, btw, sound incredible.
It's a top contender in its price class.
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got my eye on Kanta
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It's a top contender in its price class.
I heard it with Naim Uniti and it sounds good. To me the Paradigm Persona 3f was a good bit better with an unbelievable soundstage and clarity in the mids/highs but got a little harsh at the top end on certain recordings...this was with an Anthem STR integrated....the dealer and some posts on forums suggest that would improve with the right cables and the room correction (they had literally gotten them in 2 days before and just set them up). The 3F reminded me very much of the Sopra 2 I had heard some months before. I am also looking forward to hearing the Magico A3. The 10K speaker segment seems to be very competetive suddenly with a lot of great products (Kanta, Persona, Magico A3, B&W 804d3 Dynaudio Contour 60, Upcoming Revel f208be).

On a side note, it looks like Focal is cracking down on discounting. Two dealers I knew of that would ship Focal at a nice discount no longer offer the line...they both gave me other reasons for dropping the line but I suspect Focal dropped them.
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Focal Kanto No2 floorstanding loudspeaker...HI-FI+ Magazine has a review in the january issue...i think barnes and nobles carries this mag
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