Kanta No.1 is a 2-way Passive Bass Reflex Bookshelf speaker by Focal. It features a 1.1" Hard-Dome Tweeter and 1 x 6.5" Flax Woofer. The speaker has a frequency range of 46-40k Hz and a sensitivity of 88 dB.
What size of room is the Focal Kanta No.1 speaker good for?
The size of the room that you are planning to use the Focal Kanta No.1 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 is the Frequency Response of the Focal Kanta No.1 speaker?
Focal Kanta No.1 has a Frequency response range of 46-40k Hz at ±3dB and Power Range of 25-150 watts. At a minimum frequency of 46 Hz, Kanta No.1 will provide an average bass depth so depending on your use case, you may consider supplementing your system with a subwoofer.
Visit our Powered Subwoofers section to find out more about the available subwoofer options.
Here we have a comparison of how Kanta No.1's Low and High frequency values compare with the average, max and min Low and High frequency values in its class.
What is the Impedance and Sensitivity of the Focal Kanta No.1? Is it an easy to drive speaker?
Focal Kanta No.1's nominal impedance level is 8 ohms
and has a sensitivity of 88 dB
8 Ohms is pretty much the standard nominal impedance amongst stereo speakers and amplifiers so Focal Kanta No.1 is not considered a difficult to drive speaker from nominal Impedance perspective.
88dB of Focal Kanta No.1 is an average sensitivity for stereo speaker so it is neither easy nor difficult to drive Sensitivity wise.
Check our Integrated Amplifiers page to find an amplifier to pair with the Focal Kanta No.1.
Kanta No.1 features Binding post type connectors. Bi-amping and Bi-wiring is not possible.
Focal Kanta No.1 External Dimensions and Weight
Focal Kanta No.1 has external dimensions of (Height x Width x Depth) 24-28inch x 9-1/4inch x 15-7/16inch (609.6 x 228.6 x 393.0mm ).
The Focal Kanta No.1 weighs 13.05kg / 28.7lbs (per piece). Here is a comparison of how Kanta No.1's weight compared with the average, max and min weights in its class.
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Cabinet type and Materials
Focal Kanta No.1 has a Bass Reflex
type cabinet and Multi-ply/Polymer/Veneer 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 Kanta No.1 is available in and Walnut.
Kanta No.1 doesn't sport any built-in mounting bracket so you need an external structure to mount on walls.
Does the Focal Kanta No.1 come with a Grille?
Kanta No.1 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 Kanta No.1?
Here are the items that are included inside the box of Kanta No.1:
Bookshelf loudspeakerGrillePort plug4 Slicone padsUser Manual
5 Years of parts warranty and 5 Years of labor warranty is generally provided by the manufacturer.