The French Connection
by Dick Tan
WKH Distribution, Malaysian distributor of Focal speakers will be debuting the five models strong Chorus 700 range during the coming KL International AS Show 2017.
According to Kenny Sea, the French made speaker range comprises two floorstanders, one bookshelf, one centre channel and a pair of surround sound models.
With the exception of the SR700 surround model all Chorus 700 Series speakers feature a standard Focal’s TNV2 tweeter derived from its reference Utopia Line. Flagship of the Chorus 700 Series, the Chorus 726 is a large floorstander standing in at 990 x 222 x 343 mm and weighing a fairly hefty 24 kg. In addition to the TNV2 tweeter the Chorus 726 also feature dual 6½” Polyglass woofers and one similarly sized Polyglass midrange. Bass is reflex loaded via a frontal port giving a claimed low frequency extension of down to 39 hertz at -6db cut off point. Sensitivity is high at 91.5 db into a nominal 8 ohms impedance and the Chorus 726 is rated to be able to handle up to 250watts of power input.
Standing a little more compact is the Chorus 716 at 950 mm x 221 mm x 308 mm. It features one 6½” Polyglass woofer and one 6½” Polyglass midrange in addition to the tweeter.
Completing the main speaker range is the Chorus 706 a compact bookshelf model measuring 390 x 220 x 263 mm. It features one 6½” Polyglass midbass drive unit.
To enable the main speaker to be used in a surround mode the Chorus 700 Series also comprise the Chorus CC700 audio channel speaker and the Chorus SR700 surround speaker system.
Catch the Chorus 700 Series and other Focal products at the KL International AV Show 2017, July 28 – 30 at the Sunway Putra Hotel (opposite PWTC).
For further details contact :
WKH Distribution Sdn Bhd.
Tel: 03 62700035
Kenny: 019 3395186
Article by Dick Tan