If you are interested in a complete audio system for your computer system or even as a standalone ipod music system, the xs 2. Its made in france knowhow has been recognised for more than 40 years. Finally all the hidden drama in your multimedia contents is extracted with depth and scale. Aug 12, 2009 the focal xs is an attractive, selfpowered 2. Focal is a french brand, world leader in highfidelity solutions. I have had focal floor speakers before and was very happy with them. The 4 speakers are equipped with the new flax cone that provide a neutral sound without coloration, more dynamique and natural reproduction. Photos show small nics on right speaker to reflect the 8. Every 2way and 3way kit in the performance access range is fitted with tn43 tweeters.
Due to constant technological advances, focal reserves its right to modify specifications without notice. Not merely multimedia speakers, the focal xs book is designed by the engineers behind focals awardwinning professional studio monitors. And since decoration rhymes with integration, focal xs book wireless is available in a black high gloss piano lacquer to fit into every interior. The focal xs book are a small pair of selfamplified speakers. Enceinte pc focal xs book wireless noir bookwlessxsb darty. Compact but highperformance, xs book can also become an active solution around a flat panel, or bring quality sound into a small room once connected to a. Now the high end audio industry is responding to the market influence of ipods by producing a growing number of music systems with a dock station. I have tried so many speakers like bose, logitech, klipsch etc. Not merely multimedia speakers, the focal xs book is designed by the engineers behind focal s awardwinning professional studio monitors.
By using the select a language button, you can choose the language of the manual you want to view. Offering a 432channel mode, stable at 2 ohms and equipped with an active crossover for each pair of channels, the fpx 4. Focal xs book wireless a rubber power button sits atop the right hand speaker, and doubles as the volume control. Focal xs book speakers for pc wireless overview and full product specs on cnet. Notice that i say powered and not active, because the design includes a passive crossover, and also the right hand unit houses a pair of 20watt power amplifiers.
I have the focals on my home computer, where i spend more of my time and the the mm 1s are at work. Focal xs book wireless speakers the focal xs book is a system that is powered. I am personally thinking between bose companion 20 and focal xs book for 2. Focal xs speakers with apple cradle for pc specs cnet. Whatever your musical taste, uncover all the power and emotion your music, movie and gaming collection has to offer with focals elegant and compact desktop 2. By continuing to browse our website, you accept the use of these cookies. The xs book s performance is so convincing that it can easily leave your desk to fill a small room with sound, connected to a player with a 3. Focal xs satellite speakers with dock for ipod editorial. The two others that really came in to play were focal xs book speakers on sale at crutchfield for similar money, not chosen due to dimensions, and psb alpha ps1s read that they were more revealinganalytic, but i have no experience. The mm1 did a better job than the xs book at keeping everything together at super low volume, probably thanks to the dsp. I was looking for a nearfield desk top set up not too long ago and looked at the mm 1 and the focal xs before deciding to go with the audioengine p4 speakers and n22 amp.
There are many combinations you can use, for instance, two fingers together, peace sign, four knuckles, devil horns hand, four fingers spread, middle finger sideways, four knuckles plus thumb extended, two fists together, thumbs of parallel arms, or two spread hands together. But the focal still does it pretty well, and the volume control is sensitive, allowing for very subtle stepped volume adjustments which is good. All manuals on can be viewed completely free of charge. Jul 27, 2011 i was looking for a nearfield desk top set up not too long ago and looked at the mm 1 and the focal xs before deciding to go with the audioengine p4 speakers and n22 amp. We delete comments that violate our policy, which we encourage you to read. Compact but highperformance, xs book can also become an active solution around a flat panel, or bring quality sound into a small room once connected to a music player. Stereo system with focal high quality technology compatible with all smartphones and tablet pcs equipped with bluetooth technology. One thing to mention though, the xs system is optimized for near field listening. Connectivitywise, and alongside the wireless bluetooth, you can hook up digital sources such as laptops or smartphones using the 3. Featuring an aluminium inverted dome, this highperformance tweeter offers definite, low directivity, precise trebles. What focal length do i need for a particular shot digital. Still havent come across any computer speakers that sounds better. Oct 21, 20 focals commitment to audio outside of dedicated hifi has grown in recent years, and the focal xs book wireless desktop speakers are the latest addition to the companys more multimediafocused product range.
Focal xs book wireless lautsprecher im test youtube. I liked the headphone amp in the n22 and wanted to add my own dac hrt music streamer rather than rely on the ones built into the mm 1s or focal xs. May 22, 2012 you will have to find what works for you and your body dimensions. The 8mm, 12mm, 16mm, 25mm, and 35mm lenses are compatible with 1 and 1. Images may not conform exactly to specific product. The focal xs system is often described in terms of the audiophile level. The speakers have a clean, modern industrial design with a highgloss black finish. Check out the link for a spec sheet note that these are not the wireless version of the xs book. The system comes with the cables you need to hook up your computer or other audio source of choice.
In essence theyre a pair of the original focal xs book speakers launched in late 2011. Mar 06, 2012 voici les enceintes xs book proposees par focal. Focal xs speakers with apple cradle for pc sign in to comment. Focal xs book pair price multimedia multimedia speakers. Selfpowered, so simply plug in your source and youre ready to go. We delete comments that violate our policy, which we encourage you. Listen beyond made in france knowhow focal s story vervent audio group. Comes with original power cord and replacement rca cable to link the two speakers together. It was the one of its inexpensive products, the focal xs book wireless that i had the pleasure of hearing during this past labour day weekend.
Sd5 deegan 38 pro 2 deegan 38 pro 4 mm164b mm164m mm366. Grand soundstage, good dynamics, detailed, very even. A listen to newer competition such as the epoz aktimate micro and focal xs book made the decision relatively easy, if surprising. The focal xs book music system fits are ap air of slim speakers that fit on any desk. Home collections home audio multimedia and wireless focal xs book. John bevier, national sales manager for audio plus services talks about the focal xs book wireless speakers during cedia 20 in denver.
The tiny and stylish xs book brings topquality focal sound to your desk or bookshelf, and can fill a small room with amazingly big, detailed sound. We delete comments that violate our policy, which we encourage you to. But focal made compromises to achieve its lower price. Great sound for the size, impressive bass for 4 woofer. The second reason is that you actually listen to music produced from your computer and you would like it to sound as good as it possibly can. First, having a powered, bluetooth system that works, and in high fidelity, is cause for celebration. Focal xs book provides great sound at moderate price.
The past 2 months or so i have been on the same journey. The focal xs satellite speaker system with ipodiphone dock might appear to be a bit pricey when compared to others, but its well thought out features and fantastic sound make it worth checking out. Big for a desktop speaker the xs books are decentsized speakers. Focal xs book provides great sound at moderate price macworld. Focal is better known for its dedicated hifi speakers, but youd probably think that such an established manufacturer would have all the right tools, and speaker parts, for the job. Youll be more than impressed with the audio quality and performance of focals xs book music system. Review focal xs book by ap acoustic art chanthaburi thailand 0851152414. With a 40w amplifier builtin, these sleek 2way speakers sound as good as they look.1024 579 1059 1151 1284 835 1225 1259 527 503 1414 1052 704 996 441 1112 865 356 1344 1193 526 711 1446 1420 508 624 1481 786 1469