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2-Way Bookshelf Loudspeaker: The Focal Chorus 705 bookshelf
loudspeaker employs a 2-way design which combines a 1" tweeter and a 5" cone
woofer. The 1" aluminum/magnesium inverted-dome tweeter (TNV2) features a new Poron suspension material that softens the audio performance and provides
smoother sound. The 5" polyglass woofer provides dynamic midrange and deep
TNV2 Tweeter w/ Poron Suspension: The Focal Chorus 705
features a single 1" TNV2 inverted-dome tweeter made of aluminum and magnesium
alloy. The inverted-dome technology allows optimal energy transfer and wide
dispersion. The aluminum/magnesium makeup guarantees exception performance in
terms of stiffness and damping, thus ensuring a subtle blend of softness and
dynamics. Performance of the TNV2 tweeter is enhanced by its
new Poron suspension material. Poron is a polyurethane micro-cellular foam
which has a porous open-cell structure. This memory foam is very light which
means that the suspension will not become damaged or compressed with time. It is
an essential element of the TNV2 tweeter as the suspension allows the dome to
move freely. Its uniform and constant physical properties ensure excellent
stability and linearity, along with extreme accuracy and distortion-free
sound. The result is a sound which is soft and precise and which offers
improved harmonics richness and a more precise soundstage.
Polyglass Cone Woofer: The Focal Chorus 705 features one
5" polyglass woofer. The Polyglass cone woofer has been a Focal tradition for
the last 30 years. This cellulose fiber cone woofer offers renowned lightness
and damping characteristics. But its Focal's special surface treatment of silica
micro-balls which gives the woofer a huge increase in rigidity for a negligible
increase in mass. The definition and dynamic capacity of this cone, when
combined with a very powerful magnet, generate a very fine reproduction, with an
exceptionally rich midrange/midbass.
Optimum Phase Crossover (OPC): The Focal Chorus 705
bookshelf loudspeaker utilizes an Optimum Phase Crossover (OPC) to
seamlessly blend the audio output of the tweeter and midrange/midbass driver for a
precise, natural, and stable soundstage and image.
Solid MDF Cabinet: The Focal Chorus 705 bookshelf
loudspeaker features a contemporary designed cabinet with high-gloss lacquer
finished sides and a leatherette baffle, back, and top. The cabinet uses solid
MDF construction (up to 1" thick), internal bracing, and a non-parallel inner
wall structure to reduce internal resonance for less coloration. This bass
reflex type cabinet uses an aerodynamic front port for greater efficiency and to
reduce distortion of the bass. The Focal Chorus 705 bookshelf loudspeaker is
available in a Black, Rosewood, or Walnut finish. A detachable black cloth
grille is also included.
Binding Posts: The Chorus 705 is fitted with a pair of binding posts
that will accept bare wire (up to 10AWG), pin connectors, spade connectors, and
banana plugs (single only). The binding posts are color-coded for easy
identification between positive (red) and negative (black).
Applications: The Chorus 705 loudspeaker has been engineered
to work with stereo systems, as well as with home theater systems. The Chorus
705 delivers the most faithful sound reproduction, whether you are listening to
a music or movie soundtrack. Suitable for rooms up to 160 sq/ft.
Mounting Options: The Chorus S 700 stand (091STND700,
sold separately) is 24.125" high and specifically designed to raise and enhance the
Chorus 705 bookshelf speaker. The speaker attaches to the stand using a screw
system that guarantees the stability of the system. The Chorus S 700 stand is
constructed of MDF and feature a black satin finish. The Chorus 705 bookshelf
speaker also has a rear-panel keyhole slot that lets you easily wall mount the
speaker (mounting screws not supplied). Or, you can use the optional PinPoint heavy
duty side-grip wall-mounting bracket (121AM40B,
sold separately) to wall mount the speaker.