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Canton Ergo 100 DC , are they "suitable" for a small room ?

Mantra

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Hi

i have found Canton Ergo 100 DC speakers ,they are beautiful and with a marantz and denon amps (both class A/B ) they should "sound" very well
usually i like mostly 2 way speakers , maybe bookshelf speakers
I can't test on my room , I think they are pretty loud , aren't they?
I would like to use in my bedroom
i'm just worried about how loud they could be in my beroom , for the neighbors ...

I like mostly rock / hard rock / Progressive , about heavy metal only metallica and sometime iron maiden

do you know / own these speakers ?
I can't test on my room
I found second hand pretty good ,about 500€

thanks

the specs are
General

  • Manufacturer: Canton
  • Model: Ergo 100 DC
  • Years of manufacture: 1992 - 1994
  • Made in: Germany
  • Color: Black Ash, White Ash, Walnut, Oak, Cherry
  • Dimensions: 280 x 1150 x 347 mm (W x H x D)
  • Weight: 36 kg
  • Original price approx.: 4000,- DM (RRP, pair)

Technical data

  • Type: 3-way bass reflex floorstanding speaker
  • Chassis:
    • Low frequency: 2x cone (Ø 220 mm)
Midrange: 1x cone (Ø 160 mm)

    • tweeter: 1x dome (Ø 25 mm aluminium-manganese)
power handling (nominal/music): 180/300 Watt efficiency: 89,1 dB

  • frequency response: 18 - 30.000 Hz
  • Transitional ranges: 300/3,500 Hz
  • Impedance: 4 Ohm
 

Roland68

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The Ergo 100 DC are great speakers, especially for the used price of a few hundred euros, but €500 is the upper limit. Depending on the surface and condition, the pair is sold for as little as €250.
The volume level depends only on you and the Ergo 100 DC can also reach higher levels ;o)
A bedroom usually has good attenuation, but you should realize that these speakers also reproduce low frequencies well when they are present in the music. But you can limit this with EQ/DSP.
The room shouldn't be too small, you should plan at least 50cm distance from the back and side walls.
 
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The Ergo 100 DC are great speakers, especially for the used price of a few hundred euros, but €500 is the upper limit. Depending on the surface and condition, the pair is sold for as little as €250.
The volume level depends only on you and the Ergo 100 DC can also reach higher levels ;o)
A bedroom usually has good attenuation, but you should realize that these speakers also reproduce low frequencies well when they are present in the music. But you can limit this with EQ/DSP.
The room shouldn't be too small, you should plan at least 50cm distance from the back and side walls.
hi
i have found even the Canton GLE 409 , are they great speaker too for my taste?
But you can limit this with EQ/DSP.
do you mean software dsp? May I know what do you use it mean for EQ/DSP ?
The room shouldn't be too small, you should plan at least 50cm distance from the back and side walls.
the room should be 4 meters for 4 meters ,but it's not empty
i'm just worried for the neighbors , do they sound great at low volume?
thanks
 
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