Product Comparison: Canton DM50 vs Canton DM55

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General Specifications
About the Product
The DM 50 is the ideal way to add cinema sound to a TV without the need for complicated setup and multiple speakers with trailing speaker cables. In just one tidy box, the DM 50 can be positioned under a TV's pedestal stand or discreetly on a shelf below a wall-mounted flatscreen.
The DM55 continues to offer class-leading sound, plus advanced functionality such as lip-sync adjustment, aptX Bluetooth support, control from existing TV remotes and multiple input support.
Key Specs
Minimum Frequency Response
40 Hz
40 Hz
Maximum Frequency Response
23 kHz
23 kHz
Power Output
200 Watt
200 Watt
What customers say about "Key Specs"
Canton DM50 TV Soundbase, 2.1 200 W Virtual Surround Sound with Glass Top - Silver
  • A really good product which is more subtle, rather than in your face, but still impressive.
  • Music fares very well having listened to some great performances on Sky Arts including Jeff Beck and Gary Moore with the volume wound up.
  • The sound of the Canton is superb: great depth, with sufficient bass at the default setting and speech is crystal clear.
  • The sound is very clear and dialogue is not affected by the soundscape that is created by the 200 watts.
  • Very high quality sound and the display only indicates for a few seconds while adjustment changes are being made.
Canton DM55 2.1 Virtual Surround System - Black
  • On music it is great! The atmosphere created by incidental music in films is very well conveyed
  • The sound is fantastic for a small room. Great clarity and a pleasing neutral sound which can be adjusted to suit your taste.
  • Deep clean bass from ancient instruments like the tiorba is a revelation and really full sounds like a piano concerto are handled easily.
  • The sound is clear, with dialogue much better than the normal flat screen tv speakers and when it comes to deep sound it is tight and well controlled.
  • Simple to set up and use. The sound quality is fantastic.
Size & Weight
Silver Glass
Black Glass
2.6 in.
2.7 in.
21.5 in.
21.5 in.
11.8 in.
11.8 in.
11.68 lbs.
11.68 lbs.
What customers say about "Size & Weight"
Canton DM50 TV Soundbase, 2.1 200 W Virtual Surround Sound with Glass Top - Silver
  • The soundbase fits perfectly under the TV-stand - literally looks like they were made for each other
  • It's completely clean-looking - discreet and without trailing wires.
  • Nice size compromise also, being significantly smaller than the really large units that are available, but also much more robust and bigger than typical smaller portable units.
  • The unit also looks very attractive when in use.
  • Thoroughly recommend. Better looking than the usual boring soundbars!!
Canton DM55 2.1 Virtual Surround System - Black
  • I have the canton setup in my bedroom with a Samsung T24H390S Smart 24" LED TV and the profile of the canton fits the TV perfectly.
  • Does not take up a lot of space and looks good below my TVs.I have not had any problems with this lovely product.
  • It also fits nicely under my 65” TV. No issues thus far.
  • The vast improvement in sound immersion is truly awesome. And its appearance is truly rich and luxurious. You wouldn't be disappointed
  • Slim, well built and sounds good. Sound quality is excellent.
TV Stand
TV Stand
Installation Type
Number of Channels
Sound Enhancing System
Dolby Digital, DTS TruSurround
Dolby Digital, DTS TruSurround
Lip Sync adjustment
Bluetooth aptX, Lip Sync adjustment, IR-Learn Function
What customers say about "Features"
Canton DM50 TV Soundbase, 2.1 200 W Virtual Surround Sound with Glass Top - Silver
  • I have it sitting on a low cabinet with the TV mounted on top of it.
  • You can choose from 3 positioning modes to optimise sound - in a cabinet,, on a cabinet with TV on it or on a cabinet with the TV wall mounted.
  • The surround sound works very well. The ability to set the on switch and the volume to my Samsung TV remote is very useful.
  • No Apps. No picking up your phone to change something. Really simple. And really very good.
  • Easy to set up, bluetooth brilliant, good deep bass, vocals a pleasure to listen too.
Canton DM55 2.1 Virtual Surround System - Black
  • Excellent soundstage. No issues as yet with synchronisation.
  • The added subwoofers with the surround feature are adding an excellent home theater experience without the hassle of adding many speakers.
  • The from the Bluetooth to watching movies it great! good quality and plenty of adjustment level means this is a great addition to my TV setup.
  • The sound easily fills the room and is fantastic with movies and music.
  • Flexibility of an number of settings to suit taste in terms of bass, and treble equalisation. Well made.
Equalizer Settings
Free-standing DM system, TV on top of DM system, DM system in a rack / on a shelf
TV on top of DM system, DM system in a rack / on a shelf, Free-standing DM system
Wireless Connectivity
Digital coaxial audio, Digital optical audio, Stereo RCA, Subwoofer Out
Analog Input, Digital optical audio, Digital coaxial audio, Subwoofer Out
What customers say about "Connectivity"
Canton DM50 TV Soundbase, 2.1 200 W Virtual Surround Sound with Glass Top - Silver
  • Optical connection offers very good sound so don't hesitate to use Optical if your Tv supports it
  • Easy one cable connection to TV which suits most users
  • The bluetooth streaming function works great too.
  • Fantastic sound , brilliant at blue tooth connection . No more speakers required.
  • The best thing is how it handles music via bluetooth from my PC.
Canton DM55 2.1 Virtual Surround System - Black
  • Connection is easy and a bluetooth link to my phone was set up in seconds.
  • Bluetooth connectivity is great too and easy to set-up.
  • Visiting friends at yours can utilise the easy-peasy bluetooth connection and be listening to quality sound in seconds.
  • It's so much easier than fiddling around with a huge AV receiver and the innumerable wires and extra speakers.
  • Setup took 10mins from unpacking it from the box, plugging in the power cable and connecting the digital optical cable (which comes supplied) from the unit to my 40" Samsung LED TV and that was it!!
Warranty / Certifications
Manufacturer Warranty
2 year(s)
2 year(s)
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