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Canton Expands Chrono In-Room Speaker Series

9/10/2009 06:00:00 AM Eastern

CEDIA Expo 2009 Atlanta - Canton will add five more speakers to its mid-line Chrono series of in-room speakers during the CEDIA Expo.

Canton 580 TowerThe five Chrono SL models include the series' first narrow-footprint tower, whose design is similar to that of models in the company's higher priced Karat series. All five are also available in the high-gloss white- and black-lacquer finishes previously available only in the higher-priced Vento and Karat series.

Chrono SL features two floorstanding towers, two bookshelf/pedestal-mount speakers and a center channel, all shipping in September.

The top-end SL 590 DC at a suggested $3,500/pair is a three-way bass-reflex tower. The narrow-profile 580 DC at $3,000/pair is also a three-way bass-reflex model, but it uses two 6-inch aluminum woofers. An identical driver for the midrange is mounted above the tweeter.

The bookshelf models are the SL 530 and SL 520 at $1,500/pair and $1,250/pair, respectively. The center channel SL 555 is $1,000 each.

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