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3 Feb 2018

Focal introduces Shape Twin - a weapon of mass production

3 Feb 2018
producer/hardware Focal introduces Shape Twin - a weapon of mass production


Focal unveils the Shape Twin active studio monitors at NAMM 2018. One year after the launch of Shape 40, 50 and 65 monitors, Focal is expanding its monitoring range with the line’s new benchmark product: Shape Twin. This standard bearer of the Shape series features two passive radiators, woofers equipped with a new Flax cone, and the latest 'M'-shaped Aluminum/Magnesium inverted dome tweeter. 

Shape Twin is made in France, just like Shape 40, 50 and 65. Designed to meet the needs of nearfield monitoring, these monitors combine an ingenuous design and numerous settings optimised for the acoustics of small listening rooms. Shape Twin stands out through its excellent rendering over the whole audio spectrum, its broad frequency response in the low end, and its high SPL considering its size. The compact design makes it easy to integrate even into the most cramped of rooms. Finally, its 2.5-way design gives it a decisive advantage when it comes to controlling the bass and lower mid-range registers which are the hardest to control in small rooms.  

Shape Twin is the standard bearer of the Shape series and stands out through its excellent rendering of the whole audio spectrum, in addition to its broad frequency response in the low end, and to its high SPL considering its size. The compact design makes it easy to integrate, even into the most cramped of rooms. Its 2.5-way design gives it a decisive advantage when it comes to controlling the bass and lower mid-range registers which are the hardest to control in small rooms. This monitor will express its full potential from a listening distance of three feet away (1 metre). 

Specifications

  • System: SHAPE TWIN
  • Frequency response (+/- 3dB): 40Hz - 35kHz
  • Maximum SPL (of musical signals): 110.5dB SPL (peak at @ 1m)
  • Electronics
  • Inputs / Impedance Type:
  • XLR: balanced 10 kOhms
  • RCA connectors: unbalanced 10 kOhms with sensitivity compensation
  • Mid-range and low frequency amplifier: 2 x 80W, class AB
  • High frequency amplifier: 50W, class AB
  • Automatic standby
  • Off: Approximately 30 minutes with no signal
  • Deactivate standby: Signal detection > 3mV
  • Power supply
  • Voltage: 220-240V (fuse T2AL / 250V) or 100-120V (fuse T3.15AL / 250V)
  • Connexion: IEC connector and detachable power cable
  • Settings
  • High-pass filter: Adjustable Full range 45/60/90Hz
  • Bass level (0 - 250Hz): Adjustable, +/-6 dB
  • Midrange/bass (160 Hz, Q=1): Adjustable, +/-3 dB
  • Treble level (4.5 - 35kHz): Adjustable, +/-3 dB
  • Power on/off: On/off switch on rear panel
  • Power consumption in standby: < 0.5W
  • Displays and controls: LED for power on/off and standby
  • Transducers
  • Woofers: 2 x 5" (13cm) Flax Cone woofers
  • Tweeter: 1" (25mm) 'M'-shaped Aluminum/Magnesium
  • Cabinet
  • Construction: 15mm MDF
  • Finish: Vinyl, real walnut and black paint
  • Dimensions including 4 rubber feet (HxLxD): 478 x 211 x 279mm
  • Weight: 11kg
  • Recommended mounting kits
  • Wall mounting kit: K&M® 24471 + K&M® 24359 adapter
  • Ceiling mounting kit: K&M® 24496 + K&M® 24359 adapter

Price 

849,- Euro 







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