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Focal Kanta N°1 BookShelf Loudspeaker ( Each )

Focal Kanta N°1 BookShelf Loudspeaker ( Each )

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The Absolute Best High End Speakers! The Kanta N°1 line will discreetly blend into any unit or stand, it's the perfect solution for rooms under 270 ft2. Entirely dedicated to acoustic performance with beautiful aesthetics! In a nutshell, is the Kanta DNA!

Everything is designed and made to create acoustic softness and warmth: the density and stiffness of the front panel and cabinet materials, softened angles and double port vents. The front panel is made of a new material to suit the acoustic parameters. It is moulded in one piece from High Density Polymer ( HDP ). This material has excellent performance: it is 70% denser than MDF, 15% stiffer and provides 25% more damping. The one-piece front panel totally eliminates any sound diffraction. Kanta incorporates Power Flow technology with two vents, on the front and rear faces, to limit bass compression.

Beryllium & Flax

For the very first time, a Flax sandwich cone speaker has been combined with a Berryllium tweeter. Flax is the answer to the low mass/rigidity/damping equation, leading to sound clarity and precision. This unique Flax/Beryllium combination gives music incredible warmth and musicality. Made in France, this patented flax cone has already proven itself in Focal home and in-car speakers. The midrange speaker uses TMD ( Tuned Mass Damping ) suspension, and every Kanta speaker is also equipped with an NIC ( Neutral Inductance Circuit ) motor, which stabilizes the magnetic field for perfectly defined sound and better controlled bass.

Distortion is the Enemy

Focal's research is geared towards reducing distortion in every register. With Kanta, the treble register is reproduced by a new pure Beryllium tweeter. This IAL3 tweeter combines the IAL ( Infinite Acoustic Loading ) and IHL ( Infinite Horn Loading ) tweeters features, both of which help with the absorption of waves, thus lowering the tweeter frequency

Our engineers have revisited their choice of 'Focus Time', which corrects speaker alignment, making them the same distance from the ear. The cabinet is made in one-piece integrally moulded wood. The Zamac base also brings out masses of character. With its spikes and cups, the base provides great stability from a very small footprint. Final details: the glass-covered top and magnetic grilles. When these are removed, they reveal the speakers' Flax Cones,the final design touch that gives Kanta its unique look.

Key Features

- Combines performance and compactness

- Extended bass frequency response

- Transducers integrating Focal’s latest technologies

- Speaker drivers developed and manufactured in France by Focal

- Optional stand for optimal integration

- Numerous standard finishes


Type: 2-way bass-reflex bookshelf loudspeaker


1 x 6.5"( Flax bass-midrange with TMD suspension and NIC motor 11/16"  ‘IAL3’ pure Beryllium inverted dome tweeter

Sensitivity: ( 2,83V/1m ) 88dB

Frequency Response: ( +/-3dB ) 46Hz - 40kHz

Low Frequency Point: ( - 6dB ) 42Hz

Nominal Impedance: 8 Ohms

Minimum Impedance: 3.9 Ohms

Recommended Amplifier Power: 25 - 150 Watt

Crossover Frequency: 2,400Hz

Dimensions: 16 39/64"  ( H ) x 9 7/32" ( W ) x 15 25/64"  ( D )

Net Weight: 28.1 lbs

Packaging Dimensions: 24" ( H ) x 15" ( W ) x 21" ( D )

Total Shipping Weight: 33.1 lbs