Focal Chora 826-D is a 3-way Passive Bass Reflex Floor-standing speaker by Focal. It features a 1" inverted dome Tweeter, 1 x 6.5" Midrange and 2 x 6.5" Slatefiber Woofer. The speaker has a frequency range of 48-28k Hz and a sensitivity of 91 dB. Focal Chora 826-D has an MSRP of 2998$ per pair.
Chora 826-D also features built-in Dolby Atmos system which consists of up-firing 1 x 5-1/8 drivers.
What size of room is the Focal Chora 826-D speaker good for?
The size of the room that you are planning to use the Focal Chora 826-D is an important decision factor. Here we have evaluated its suitability to various size of environments considering its size and max power parameters:
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What are the speakers in Focal's Chora Series?
Chora 826-D is a member of Focal's Chora series of Passive speakers. Below you can see the main specs of these speakers.
Focal Chora Series Speakers
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What is the Frequency Response of the Focal Chora 826-D speaker?
Focal Chora 826-D has a Frequency response range of 48-28k Hz at ±3dB and Power Range of 40-250 watts. At a minimum frequency of 48 Hz, Chora 826-D will provide an average bass depth so depending on your use case, you may consider supplementing your system with a subwoofer.
To focus on the subwoofers that are in a similar price range with Focal Chora 826-D, check the Powered Subwoofers under $3000. Alternatively, find the Full list of Powered Subwoofers regardless from the price.
Here we have a comparison of how Chora 826-D's Low and High frequency values compared with the average, max and min Low and High frequency values in its class.
Among the speakers in our database with a max MSRP price of 3000$ (Pair), these are the 5 Passive Floor-standing speakers that have the deeper bass levels than the Focal Chora 826-D's 48Hz:
What is the Crossover frequency of Focal Chora 826-D?
Chora 826-D is a 3-way speaker and its crossover frequency between the woofer and the midrange set to 270Hz and the Crossover frequency between the midrange and the tweeter is set to 2700Hz.
What is the Impedance and Sensitivity of the Focal Chora 826-D? Is it an easy to drive speaker?
Focal Chora 826-D's nominal impedance level is 8 ohms
but can go down to as low as 2.9 ohms
, and has a sensitivity of 91 dB
8 Ohms is pretty much the standard nominal impedance amongst stereo speakers and amplifiers so Focal Chora 826-D is not considered a difficult to drive speaker from nominal Impedance perspective.
91dB of Focal Chora 826-D is considered a high sensitivity compared to average stereo speaker which makes Chora 826-D 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 Chora 826-D will be a good choice.
Minimum Impedance of Focal Chora 826-D
Even though the nominal impedance of the Chora 826-D is 8 ohms, the minimum impedance level of this speaker according to Focal is 2.9 ohms Focal Chora 826-D so while choosing an amplifier, you should ideally check if the unit you are considering can provide this impedance level.
Check our Integrated Amplifiers page to find an amplifier to pair with the Focal Chora 826-D.
Chora 826-D features Binding post type connectors. Bi-amping and Bi-wiring is not possible.
Focal Chora 826-D External Dimensions and Weight
Focal Chora 826-D has external dimensions of (Height x Width x Depth) 41-7/16 x 12 x 16-1/2inch (1053.0 x 305.0 x 420.0mm ).
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 Chora 826-D is approximately 1281.0cm2 / 198.6inch2.
To have a better perspective on the real life size of Focal Chora 826-D, let's compare it with a standard size Compact Disc which has a diameter of 4.7inch (120mm).
Here we place the Focal Chora 826-D virtually next to a standard width amplifier and turntable on a media center to get a better idea about the size.
The Focal Chora 826-D weighs 22.20kg / 48.8lbs (per piece). Here is a comparison of how Chora 826-D's weight compared with the average, max and min weights in its class.
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Cabinet type and Materials
Focal Chora 826-D has a Bass Reflex
type cabinet and MDF/Vinyl-wrap finish. 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 Chora 826-D comes with the parts below which you can use to secure your loudspeaker on the surface that you are putting on: Base4 Rubber feet4 Spike feet
It is always recommended to use some kind of feet under all types of speakers. Besides limiting the movement of the speakers, it also compensates for non-flat surfaces and limits the contact surface area of the speaker. Rubber based feet also help isolating the vibrations within certain frequency ranges.
Focal Chora 826-D is a front-firing port speaker which gives you more flexibility compared to rear firing speakers when you need to place it close against a wall or other surfaces.
Focal Chora 826-D is available in Black, Dark wood and Light wood.
Does the Focal Chora 826-D come with a Grille?
Chora 826-D comes with grilles. The purpose of the grille is to protect the delicate driver elements from external impacts while still allowing the sound pass as clearly as possible.
What's in the Box of Focal Chora 826-D?
Here are the items that are included inside the box of Chora 826-D:
Dolby-Atmos enabled floorstanding loudspeakerBase4 Rubber feet4 Spike feet4 Nuts4 Screws4 WashersHex-key2 GrillesUser manual
For more information about how to setup, use and maintain the Focal Chora 826-D, use the direct link below to download the official manual document:
Download User Manual for Focal Chora 826-D
Here is a link to download the official brochure for the Focal Chora 826-D speaker:
Official Brochure for Focal Chora 826-D
Official Product Page
Official manufacturer's product page for the Focal Chora 826-D speaker can be found below:
Official Product Page for Focal Chora 826-D
5 Years of parts warranty and 5 Years of labor warranty is generally provided by the manufacturer.