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Focal® Chora 816 Dark Wood 2.5-Way Bookshelf Loudspeaker-FCHORA816DW

Model #: FCHORA816DW
404399
Focal
At a Glance

The Chora 816 model is a 2.5-way bass-reflex floorstanding loudspeaker. Its woofer and midrange/bass speaker driver, both equipped with the Slatefiber cone, work in perfect harmony for a voluptuous sound reproduction and a perfect bass impact. The sound finds its full dimension in your listening room, with a dynamic midrange and remarkable power handling. A front port is placed below the loudspeaker to reduce distortion and, thanks to the tilt of the loudspeaker stand, Time Alignment provides a soundstage focused on the listener.

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The TNF Aluminium/Magnesium Tweeter Soft and Precise Treble

The surround linking the dome to its stand uses a memory foam material called Poron. This surround is directly derived from the Utopia’s famous Beryllium tweeter and reduces distortion by a third between 2,000Hz and 3,000Hz, the ear’s high-sensitivity range. The spatialisation and very low directionality of the inverted dome allow silky trebles to be heard from any point in your listening room.

  • The Slatefiber cone Perfectly Balanced Sound

Slatefiber technology, exclusive to Focal, involves the use of recycled, non-woven carbon fibres applied as a sandwich between two layers of thermoplastic polymer. In their quest for perfection, Focal engineers have opted to use non-woven carbon fibres, all pointing in the same direction to achieve even greater rigidity and better damping.

Manufactured in the Focal workshops using an ultra-modern industrial tool, the “slate” effect of the cone provides better damping and rigidity, but also lightness – the three “essentials” of a good speaker driver.

A Sleek Modern Design

The Chora range boasts a modern design, all lifted onto a tilted stand for Time Alignment, which provides an optimal soundstage, more focused on the listener. The slate colour of the Slatefiber cone adds a final refined, authentic touch.

On-Trend Finishes

Chora is available in three finishes: Black, Light Wood and Dark Wood. On-trend colours that blend into different interiors and lend them a unique aesthetic signature.

*Speaker Only, Stand Sold Separately.

Specifications

General

Type2.5-way bass-reflex floorstanding loudspeaker
Drivers6-1/2" (16.5cm) Slatefiber Woofer, 6-1/2" (16.5cm) Slatefiber Midbass, 1" (25mm) TNF Al/Mg inverted dome tweeter
Sensitivity (2,83V/1m)89.5dB
Frequency response (±3 dB)50Hz-28kHz
Low frequency point (-6 dB)45Hz
Nominal impedance8?
Minimum impedance4?
Recommanded amplifier power 40/200W
Crossover frequency270Hz - 2700Hz
Dimensions (WxDxH) 11-7/8x15-9/32 x 40-9/32" (30.3 x 38.8 x 102.3cm)
Net weight (unit with grille)40.8lbs (18.5kg)
Packaging dimensions (WxDxH)43-1/4x13-3/8x18-7/8" (110x34x48cm)
Net weight (with packaging)45.2lbs (20.5kg)

Misc. Specs

Product Weight40.8
Color Finish NameDark Wood
Frequency Response50Hz-28kHz
CollectionChora
ColorBrown
Impedance8 ohms
Sensitivity89.5dB
Speaker TypeFloor-Standing Speakers
Depth (in.)15.28
Height (in.)40.28
Width (in.)11.88
Woofer Size6.5"
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