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Canton Fonum 501 DC Stereo Speakers GERMAN AUDIOPHILE RARE price drop - $420 (North Buffalo)

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condition: excellent
make / manufacturer: Canton
model name / number: Fonum 501 DC

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For your consideration. A ONE OWNER pair of very rare Canton Fonum 501 DC compact tower speakers finished in black. These top of the line German beauties, made in the early 90’s, are configured in the Mission Speaker style; 7.87 inch woofer housed over top of a 1 inch soft dome tweeter.
These are not contracted drivers, they are manufactured by Canton which explains the great sound and ultra high quality. The doped-paper cone mid-woofers feature lifetime butyl rubber surrounds. These are a beautifully neutral speaker with astounding imaging. Smooth tight bass realized miss and super clean accurate highs. These full sized Cantons (most Cantons on this side of the Pond are of the bookshelf type) spec out at 31” x 10.5” x 9.5. These sold for $900 USD in 1992 That is $2000 today. Super rare, Super quality, Super Sound! Give your ears a treat. If you hear them you will buy them.

• Manufacturer: Canton
• Model: Fonum 501
• Years of manufacture: 1991-1993
• Made in: Germany
• Color: Black
• Dimensions: 240 x 800 x 270 mm (WxHxD)
• Weight: 15,5 Kg
• Original price approx.: 950,00 DM

Technical Data
• Type: 2-way bass reflex, floorstanding speaker
• Chassis:
Woofer: 7.87 inches
Tweeter: 1.00 dome tweeter
• Power handling: 80 / 120 Watt (nominal / music power handling)
• Efficiency: 88.5 dB
• Frequency response:
• Frequency response: 30 - 26,000 Hz
• Crossover frequency: 3200 Hz
• Impedance: 4 Ohm

Special Features
• Removable metal front grille
• Connection terminals suitable for cable or banana plugs
• Housing front varnished, corpus foiled

Audiophile multiple test winner.
Rating by Stereoplay in 1/91: Upper class I (21-23 points)
Very balanced sound with a rich bass foundation.

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