Focal Aria Evo X Center is a 2-way Passive Bass Reflex Center Channel speaker by Focal. Center channel speaker is an important component of a home theater system set-up as it delivers the listener significant part of the on-screen dialogue from your television. It features a 1" inverted dome Tweeter and 2 x 6.5" Flax Woofer. The speaker has a frequency range of 57-30kHz and a sensitivity of 91 dB. Focal Aria Evo X C has an MSRP of 999$.
What size of room is the Focal Aria Evo X C speaker good for?
The size of the room in which you are planning to use the Focal Aria Evo X C is an important decision factor. Here we have evaluated its suitability to various sizes of environments considering its size and max power parameters:
|Very Large Room
(* Approximate Room sizes: Small < 100sq. ft / 9 m2, Mid-size: 100-220 sq. ft / 9-20 m2, Large 220-400 sq. ft / 20-36 m2, Very Large: > 400 sq. ft / 36 m2.
Average Floor Height: 9" / 2.7m. Typical room sizes differ from country to country, and the actual listening experience changes depending on floor height, room shape, surface materials, listening position, speaker locations, etc.)
What are the speakers in Focal's Aria Evo X Series?
Aria Evo X Center is a member of Focal's Aria Evo X series of Passive speakers. Below you can see the main specs of these speakers.
Focal Aria Evo X Series Speakers
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What is the Frequency Response of the Focal Aria Evo X C speaker?
Focal Aria Evo X C has a Frequency response range of 57-30kHz at ±3dB and Power Range of 40-120 watts.
Here we have a comparison of how Aria Evo X Center's Low and High frequency values compare with the average, max and min Low and High frequency values in its class.
Center Channel Speakers
Center Channel Speakers
What is the Crossover frequency of Focal Aria Evo X C?
The Crossover frequency of the Aria Evo X Center is set to 2800 Hz. This is the threshold frequency where the higher frequency signals over this level are sent to the tweeter and the lower-frequency signals are sent to the woofer by the crossover component.
What are the Impedance and Sensitivity of the Focal Aria Evo X C? Is it an easy-to-drive speaker?
Focal Aria Evo X C's nominal impedance level is 8 ohms
but can go down to as low as 4.3 ohms
, and has a sensitivity of 91 dB
Center Channel Speakers
8 Ohms is pretty much the standard nominal impedance amongst stereo speakers and amplifiers so Focal Aria Evo X Center is not considered a difficult to drive speaker from nominal Impedance perspective.
91dB of Focal Aria Evo X Center is considered a high sensitivity compared to average stereo speaker which makes Aria Evo X Center an easy to drive from Sensitivity perspective. If you are planning to power your speaker with a Tube amp which are generally very low power, the Focal Aria Evo X C will be a good choice.
Minimum Impedance of Focal Aria Evo X C
Even though the nominal impedance of the Aria Evo X Center is 8 ohms, the minimum impedance level of this speaker according to Focal is 4.3 ohms Focal Aria Evo X Center so while choosing an amplifier, you should ideally check if the unit you are considering can provide this impedance level.
Check the amplifiers that are in a similar price range to the Focal Aria Evo X C:
Aria Evo X Center has Binding post type connectors and lets bi-amping/bi-wiring. Bi-wiring can provide improvements in the overall transparency of your loudspeakers by running separate speaker wires to the low & high frequency drivers from a single amplifier. Bi-amping allows the use of separate amplifiers for the high & low frequency drivers of your loudspeaker which may result in greater dynamic range & lower distortion.
Focal Aria Evo X C External Dimensions and Weight
Focal Aria Evo X C has external dimensions of (Height x Width x Depth) 7-7/8 x 21 x 9-5/8 (20 x 53.3 x 24.5 cm ).
Base Surface Area
Base surface area of a loudspeaker may become a determining factor when the space in your room or desk is limited.
The base area of Focal Aria Evo X C is approximately 1305.9cm2 / 202.4inch2.
The Focal Aria Evo X C weighs 10.50kg / 23.1lbs per piece. Here is a comparison of how Aria Evo X Center's weight compares with the average, max and min weights in its class.
All Center Channel Speakers
Center Channel Speakers under $1000
Cabinet type and Materials
Focal Aria Evo X C has a Bass Reflex
type cabinet. Bass Reflex type loudspeakers (aka Ported, Vented or Reflex Port) have enclosures that uses a port, hole or vent cut into the cabinet. Ported designs are generally more efficient than the Sealed designs.
Focal Aria Evo X C is a rear-firing port speaker so you have to make sure you leave enough space between the back of the speaker and wall or bookshelf so that it has room to breathe.
Focal Aria Evo X C is available in Black High Gloss, Prime Walnut and Moss Green High Gloss.
Does the Focal Aria Evo X C come with a Grille?
Aria Evo X Center comes with magnetic grilles in Black color choices. The purpose of the grille is to protect the delicate driver elements from external impacts while still allowing the sound to pass as clearly as possible. Since the included grille of the Aria Evo X Center is magnetic type, it is very easy to put it on and off.
Here is a list of accessories that we think you may need for the Focal Aria Evo X Center.
For more information about how to setup, use and maintain the Focal Aria Evo X Center, use the direct link below to download the official manual document:
Download User Manual for Focal Aria Evo X C
Here is a link to download the official brochure for the Focal Aria Evo X Center speaker:
Official Brochure for Focal Aria Evo X C
Official Product Page
Official manufacturer's product page for the Focal Aria Evo X Center speaker can be found below:
Official Product Page for Focal Aria Evo X C
5 Years of parts warranty and 5 Years of labor warranty is generally provided by the manufacturer.