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Dave Upton

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After a very positive experience with Focal’s Solo6 Be monitors, and particularly Focal’s Beryllium tweeter, I was eager to try out a full 5.1 system of Focal speakers in my home theater. Focal generously agreed to send me a system built from their mid upper-range Kanta series, which included the following:

2 x Focal Kanta N°2 Floor standing Towers $9999/Pair
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1 x Focal Kanta Center $3495
1 x Focal SUB 1000 F $1990
2 x Focal Kanta N°1 Bookshelves with stands $6590/Pair

The Kanta series is Focal’s answer to a conundrum faced by many companies in our industry:
How do you develop a product line that caters to those who want top tier sound and build quality in an elegant package, without being so...

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So, same (basic) price as your Legacys. How would you compare them?
 

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So, same (basic) price as your Legacys. How would you compare them?
Very good overall, but not on the same level as the Legacy speakers. They are significantly smaller and more svelte, so a much better living room/lifestyle speaker than the Focus SE will ever be however.

I actually am pondering picking up a pair for my living room.
 

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Thanks for another great review, Dave. I really liked your "sermon" as this is a point I think many fail to appreciate.
 

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