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Canton GLE 490

alaTest has collected and analyzed 357 reviews of Canton GLE 490. The average rating for this product is 4.7/5, compared to an average rating of 4.3/5 for other Speakers for all reviews. People really like the reliability and design. The size and price are also appreciated.

usability, price, size, design, reliability

We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other Speakers the Canton GLE 490 is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 88/100 = Very good quality.

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alaTest has collected and analyzed 4 user reviews of Canton GLE 490 from The average user rating for this product is 5.0/5, compared to an average user rating of 4.2/5 for other Speakers on Reviewers are impressed by the reliability. The price also gets good feedback.

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This summary is based on the products: Canton GLE 490 Floorstanding Speaker (Single, Silver)Canton GLE 490 Floorstanding Speaker (Single, Silver)

Oct, 2017

Expert review by: Andrew Yang (

Canton GLE 490 Floor-standing Speakers, GLE 455 Center Channel, GLE 430 Bookshelf Speakers, and AS 105 SC Subwoofer


Amidst the many dividing lines in the world of audio and video is the line between those that believe speakers must be single purpose, and those that believe speakers can be multi-purpose. The purposes in question are often music and home theater...

The Canton GLE system was an interesting experience for me. It had been some time since I had the opportunity to audition a full-range speaker, and as I noted it was a remarkable contrast to the innumerous sub/sat systems in my past. It is difficult to...

May, 2009

Product Specifications

Canton's GLE 490 DC is a 3-way floorstanding speaker. Able to handle up to 320 watts, each speaker houses two 8-inch aluminum wave surround woofers, a 7-inch aluminum wave surround midrange driver, and a 1-inch soft-dome tweeter.


Mid-range driver diameter:7 / 7.09
Mid-range driver diameter (imperial):7
Tweeter diameter:0.984 / 1
Woofer Diameter:7.87 / 8
Woofer diameter (imperial):8