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Focal Shape 65 powered studio monitors offer professional-grade sound in a space-efficient package. Focal, renowned for their high-end SM series, has packed the Shape 65 with innovative technologies to deliver reference-quality audio for critical listening. The 6.5" woofer features a cutting-edge flax-sandwich cone for piston-like low end and pristine midrange. An M-shaped inverted-dome tweeter yields high definition with minimal distortion. Dual passive radiators extend the low frequency response for full-range playback even when placed close to walls.

Flax-Sandwich Cone Reproduces Every Nuance

At the heart of the Shape 65 is Focal's revolutionary flax-sandwich woofer cone. Flax fiber provides twice the rigidity of glass fiber at half the weight, resulting in exceptional transient response, dampening and clarity. When sandwiched between layers of glass fiber, the flax cone produces rich, controlled bass, detailed mids and lifelike stereo imaging for hearing every subtlety in your mix.

M-Shaped Tweeter Delivers Pristine Highs

The Shape 65's aluminum-magnesium M-shaped dome tweeter significantly reduces distortion for transparent highs. Its wide dispersion provides an expansive sweet spot, while the M-shape and TMD surround increase rigidity for improved definition from 6 kHz up. A dedicated amplifier powers the tweeter for perfectly balanced high frequency reproduction at any volume.

Dual Passive Radiators For Deep, Accurate Low End

Most compact monitors struggle to produce full low end, but the Shape 65 reaches down to 45 Hz thanks to dual passive radiators. Carefully tuned to complement the woofer, the radiators extend the bass response without overpowering the mids or highs. Their built-in dampening allows tight, controlled lows even when placed close to walls, giving you flexibility in tight spaces without sacrificing accuracy.

Premium Components For Stellar Performance

From the walnut veneer cabinet to the Kapton voice coil former, premium components are used throughout the Shape 65. Next-generation amplification provides consistent tone at any volume, while adjustable filters let you tailor the sound to your environment. All parts are meticulously designed and assembled in France to Focal's renowned quality standards.

Open Box Focal Shape 65 Powered Studio Monitor Level 1
Open Box Focal Shape 65 Powered Studio Monitor Level 1
Open Box Focal Shape 65 Powered Studio Monitor Level 1

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  • Low tweeter directivity for a flexible listening position
  • Designed without a port allowing it to be placed near a wall
  • Numerous settings for optimal integration
  • Accurate control, even in the very high end
  • Threads for ceiling and wall mounts (fastening accessories not supplied)

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  • Size: Nearfield
  • System type: Active
  • Configuration: 2-way
  • Low-frequency driver: 6.5"
  • Mid-frequency driver: Not applicable
  • High-frequency driver: 1"
  • Full-range driver: Not applicable
  • Driver type: Flax sandwich cone
  • Frequency response: 40Hz–35kHz
  • Max peak SPL: 109dB
  • Amplifier class: Class AB
  • Output power: 80W
Onboard Features
  • Input connectors: XLR, RCA
  • Standby mode: Not specified
  • Acoustic space control: Yes
  • Power indicator: Not specified
  • Width: 8.6"
  • Height: 14"
  • Depth: 11.2"
  • Weight: 28.2 lb.
  • Enclosure type: Double passive radiator

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