In search of a capable but affordable surround amplifier? Then check out the Canton Smart Amp 5.1, to which you can connect a lot.
The Canton Smart Amp 5.1 provides a total power output of 600 watts, and can be considered as a binder between traditional passive speakers and wireless active speakers. Chromecast and Spotify Connect are built in, so you can start streaming right away. All HDMI connections are 4K compatible (ARC is supported) You can control and combine high-end speakers and wireless speakers according to Canton. Which, for example, can be practical for home theatre applications: Away with those disfiguring cables throughout the room.
Hires and more
Three freely configurable inputs and outputs provide even more flexibility. Connect an active speaker, or another power amplifier. Streaming music can be done in hire quality up to 24 bit / 96 kHz. A 3D ‘virtualizer’ creates a surround effect even with only two speakers connected. Furthermore, the Canton Smart Amp 5.1 can handle Dolby Atmos. A total of 6 traditional passive speakers and 8 wireless speakers can be combined. The price of this Canton is €699. So you don’t have to leave the centipede to get the price. Nice to quickly put together a home cinema.