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Focal Shape Twin

The Shape Twin is a 2x5" 2.5-way active studio monitor designed to deliver reliable monitoring accuracy for audio engineers, producers and musicians in home, project and studios

This standard bearer of the Shape series features two passive radiators, woofers equipped with a new Flax cone, and the latest "M"-shaped Aluminium/Magnesium inverted dome tweeter. Perfect weapon of mass production for professionals.

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 real advantage when it comes to controlling the bass and lower mid-range registers which are the hardest to control in small rooms.

Shape Twin's five innovations present a remarkable tonal balance, with very wide and precise stereo imaging. The low frequencies are well defined as well as controlled. The low-mid and mid ranges provide a true neutral sound.
Features
  • Tweeter with very low directivity for a flexible sweet spot
  • Designed without a port (double passive radiator) allowing it to be placed near a wall
  • 2.5 channels to provide optimal control of bass and low mid-range registers
  • Numerous settings for optimal integration
  • Accurate control, even in the very high frequencies
  • Flax sandwich cone: controlled and articulated bass, natural and detailed lower mid-range and upper
  • mid-range registers
  • Fastening mechanisms for mounting to the ceiling or a wall (fastening accessories not supplied)
  • Specifications
    System
    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: 0.6" (15mm) MDF
    Finish: Vinyl, real walnut and black paint
    Dimensions including 4 rubber feet (HxLxD): 18.8 x 8.3 x 11" (478 x 211 x 279mm)
    Weight: 24lbs (11kg)

    Recommended mounting kits
    Wall mounting kit: K&M® 24471 + K&M® 24359 adapter
    Ceiling mounting kit: K&M® 24496 + K&M® 24359 adapter
    Reviews
    Price
     
    $1499.00
    Free shipping in Canada. Conditions
    Rental
     
    Price/Day
    Total
    1 Day
    $39.00
    $39.00
    3 Days
    $26.00
    $78.00
    5 Days
    $19.50
    $97.50
    12 Days
    $13.00
    $156.00
    28 Days
    $8.50
    $238.00
    Additional information
    For more information about the Shape Twin, please visit the website of Focal
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