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Canton DM 55

alaTest has collected and analyzed 277 reviews of Canton DM 55. The average rating for this product is 4.6/5, compared to an average rating of 4.3/5 for other Speakers for all reviews. People are impressed by the size and price. The design and usability also get good feedback, whereas views are divided on the reliability.

usability, design, price, size

We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other Speakers the Canton DM 55 is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 93/100 = Excellent quality.

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Expert review by : Danny Phillips (

Canton DM55


The DM55 is the successor to Canton's superb DM50 soundbase, which scooped our award for Best Soundbar back in 2014. This new version throws in some fresh features and improved sound quality, all of which is likely to consolidate the German brand's...

Jun, 2016

Expert review by : What Hi-Fi? (

Canton DM 55 review


Best soundbase Awards 2016. Canton continues its record of building excellent-sounding, easy to use soundbases...

Rich, expansive sound ; Deep, punchy bass ; Loads of detail ; Excellent build and finish ; Easy to use

Some may want HDMI inputs

Beautifully built, sounds gorgeous, and it’s more affordable than before – what’s not to love?

Sep, 2015

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AVTech Awards 2016/2017


Although the smallest of Canton's three-strong soundbase range, there's still nothing small about the DM55's sonic ability. The six drivers (two tweeters, two mids and two woofers) combine with an onboard 200W power plant to conjure an exciting,...

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Canton DM55 review

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The Canton DM55 is a sound base with built-in subwoofers, suitable for TVs sized 40-inches and under. It may be a pricey option compared to other similarly sized sound bars and bases, but with the plaudits this model has picked up in the press, is it a...

Jan, 2016

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Canton DM55 review


A great soundbase that's perfect for space-savers on a budget

Jul, 2017

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Nice and crisp sounds - Recommended


Bought this after trying several sound bars with wireless subs, but the Canton DM55 had the right balance with nice and crisp sounds - Recommended

Jun, 2018

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Frequent Faults


When this unit works it's very good. However, it has frequent faults when using the AUX input which up until now could be rectified by switching off and back on. BEWARE this only works for a short period of time. DO NOT BUY A CANTON SOUND BASE, IT WILL...

May, 2018

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Remote control doesn't work


Remote control failed almost immediately. I visited the Bath store to check against their soundbase, and they also have remote controls that don't work. Manager said it was a known problem. In which case I'm unsure why it hasn't been corrected (by...

Apr, 2018

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Great Look and sound !!


I bought this to replace an old DM50, I liked the product so much I decided to replace it with a newer piece of kit. great looking and fantastic sound, very easy to set up with everything you need in the box. The guy's in store were very helpful (as...

Apr, 2018

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Sounds great and looks great, great service!


Bought this 2 weeks ago to replace my Roth sound base, great price and great looks with great sound! 5*

Apr, 2018

Product Specifications


Audio Decoders:DTS TruSurround,Dolby Digital
Audio output channels:2.1
RMS rated power:200


Cassette deck: No
Colour of product:Silver
Type:Midi set


Display Type:LED


Bass adjustment: Yes
Treble adjustment: Yes


Bass reflex: Yes
Mid-range driver diameter:5
Mid-range driver size:5
Number of loudspeakers:2
Number of Speakers:2
RMS rated power:200
Tweeter diameter:1.9
Tweeter size:1.9
Woofer Diameter:10
Woofer size:10


Bluetooth version:3.0

Packaging Content

AC adapter included: Yes
Cables included:AC, Coaxial, Optical, RCA / Coaxial, Optical
Handheld remote control: Yes
Manual:Y / Yes

Ports & interfaces

Bluetooth: Yes
Bluetooth profiles:APT-X
Bluetooth version:3.0
Connectivity Technology:Wired & Wireless
Digital audio coaxial in:1
Digital audio optical in:1
Subwoofer out: Yes
USB port:N
Wireless Connection: Yes


AC input frequency:50/60
AC input voltage:100 - 240
Power Consumption (Standby):0.5
Power consumption (typical):150


FM radio:N

Soundbar speaker

Crossover Frequency:3000
Mid-range driver diameter:5
Mid-range driver diameter (imperial):5.08
Number of mid-range drivers:2
Number of tweeter drivers:2
Number of woofer drivers:2
Soundbar speaker RMS power:200
Tweeter diameter:2.54
Woofer Diameter:10
Woofer diameter (imperial):10.2


Bass reflex:Y
Subwoofer included:Y
Subwoofer location:Built-in

Technical Details

Apple docking compatibility:Not supported
Colour of product:Black / Silver / White
Docking connector type:Not supported
Frequency range:40 - 23000
Power consumption (average operating):0.38

Weight & Dimensions

Depth:30 / 300
Height :6.8 / 68
Soundbar weight:5.3
Width:54.5 / 545