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5 K

Enormous sound potential

The Reference 5 K relies on the same equipment and technical configuration as the Reference 3 K, but differs in a modified appearance with an even slimmer cabinet and overall smaller dimensions. With a height of 107 centimeters, it is nevertheless a very impressive floorstanding speaker, with the highest quality technology and the very finest Canton sound. The noble surface finish is sheer intoxicating, making the well-proportioned Canton Reference 5 K an eye-catcher in any living environment. In the slim 3-way speakers, the two 219 mm ceramic tungsten bass drivers provide unleashed dynamics and enormous low bass. However, thanks to the low-loss wave surrounds that clamp the midrange and woofer and the superbly resolving ceramic tweeter, the Reference 5 Ks also impress with their excellent fine dynamics at low volumes. The acoustically optimized enclosures with the curved side walls and rounded edges provide ideal radiation characteristics.

Great sound art

The Reference 5 K benefits immensely in terms of sound from the solid, multi-stiffened cabinets made of multilayer laminate, which keep sound-reducing resonances away from the loudspeaker drivers used. In the low and midrange, we use our most technically advanced and advanced drivers. We take advantage of the excellent material properties of aluminum-ceramic cones refined with tungsten particles, which are characterized by their enormous stiffness combined with high, internal damping - and all this with very low weight and extended frequency range. The excellent 25 mm dome tweeter with aluminum oxide ceramic diaphragm is used in the high frequency range. Sound-optimized crossover components and the highly effective base design with Bass Guide ensure the highest possible fidelity. The Reference 5 K is equipped with a high-quality biwiring/ biamping connection terminal, allowing the low and mid-high ranges to be driven separately with different amplifiers or with specialized cables. 24 carat gold-plated, stable screw terminals with a capacity for cable cross-sections of up to 10 mm2, ensure optimum signal transmission.

Noble appearance

We develop and manufacture the loudspeaker systems of our Reference K Series in our factory in Weilrod in the Taunus region. This is the only way we can maintain the necessary quality standards, minimize tolerances, eliminate any defects, and keep the high sound requirements for our top products. The Reference 5 K cabinets are made of high-quality multi-layer laminate and undergo a complex finishing process: the high-gloss "Piano Finish" surface sealant is applied, sanded and elaborately polished in twelve work steps. It gives the Reference 5 K cabinet an overwhelming depth effect. As an alternative, we offer the Reference 5 K in an even more refined and visually truly impressive variant: the cabinets in cherry real wood veneer with "Piano Finish" are pure craftsmanship and inspire with their lively grain and warm color tone. Acoustically optimized fabric covers, which elegantly hold on the baffle by magnetic fastening, round off the noble appearance sovereign.

Fine combination

For a perfect connection with your amplifier(s), the CantoLink 600 speaker cable is available in our online store. It is a high-end speaker cable, developed by our partner in-akustik, which tickles the best possible sound quality out of the speakers. Experience your music in a whole new way via the Reference 5 K and enjoy consummate sound in a classic stereo setup. If you're looking for the ultimate home theater experience: we can help you there, too. Simply combine the Reference 5 K with other models from the Reference K series and immerse yourself in an incomparable sound adventure.

Reference 5 K Technical specifications

Reference 5 K

Item no.: 03648


Warranty period:
5 years

37 kg

Packing dimensions:
121 x 59 x 40,5 cm

Packing weight:
43 kg

Dimensions (WxHxD):
30.5 x 107.5 x 44.5 (12" x 42.3" x 17.5") cm

Acoustic principle:
3-way Bass reflex system

Principle passive resonator:
Bass reflex

Radiation direction resonator:

Tweeter quantity:

Tweeter size:
25 mm

Tweeter material:
Aluminium oxyd ceramic

Midrange driver quantity:

Midrange driver size:
174 mm

Midrange driver material:
Aluminium Ceramic tungsten (Wave-surround)

Woofer quantity:

woofer size:
192 mm

woofer material:
Aluminium Ceramic tungsten (Wave-surround)

Nominal load capacity:
280 watts

Music load capacity:
440 watts

Transmission range:
20...40.000 Hz

Crossover frequencies:
220 / 3.000 Hz

4…8 ohm

Level adjustment :

Extended data

Efficiency 2.83V/1m:
88.5 db

Connector terminal with level adjustment

Dolby Atmos licensed:

Woofer Wave surround:

Midrange Wave Bead:

Front cover material:

Level adjustment tweeter:

Double Cone:

Transmission Front Plate:

DC switch technology:

Bass Guide:

Unit socket included:

Size supplement (WxDxH):
4x4x7 cm

Unit feet:

Height-adjustable unit feet:

Preparation spikes:

Preparation absorber:

Bi-Wiring / Amping Terminal:

Cabinet material:

Cabinet surface:
Piano Finish

Extended special features

Terminal contact material:

Easy Link Terminals:

Coaxial loudspeaker:


Mounting type front cover:

Terminal banana plug suitable:

Room adjustment:

Preparation for wall mounting:

Wall mounting possible:

Suitable for ceiling mounting:


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