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Canton DM 55

Canton DM 55
alaScore 92

301 reviews

Sep, 2020

alaTest has collected and analyzed 301 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 products in the same category for all reviews. Reviewers really like the size and sound. The price and design are also appreciated. There are some mixed views about the reliability.

usability, design, price, sound, size

We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other products in the same category the Canton DM 55 is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 92/100 = 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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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

Expert review by (stuff.tv_in)

Canton DM55 review


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

Jul, 2017

Consumer review (

Great sound, but a couple of issues.


I bought the DM55 a couple of weeks ago, and it sounds very good. However, I have been unable to connect the digital lead to my TV (it does have a Digital Audio output point). Currently using RCA lead. Question: Why can't I connect using the digital...

Apr, 2019

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Canton DM55 very solid and well constructed.


The Canton DM55 just has a better build quality then other sound bases I looked at. Brings sport to life and gives depth to music.

Apr, 2019

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Great sound base which looks smart


What a difference this sound base makes. Sounds are deep and clear, accents are easy to understand and it runs beautifully. It augments the TV and the BT Vision box perfectly

Apr, 2019

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Great sound and outstanding build quality


I bought this sound base to improve my TV sound without any fuss of setting up a big av unit and it does all that I wanted to a good standard

Mar, 2019

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Great Sound


Easy set up, fantastic sound from such a small unit!

Mar, 2019

Consumer review (

Good value and quality product.


Very easy to set up and connect. Great sound, particularly good bass for music and when watching films. Volume needs to be 70 out of maximum 100 in large room. Looks great too with discrete styling.

Mar, 2019