Focal Sib Evo is a 2-way Passive Bass Reflex Bookshelf speaker by Focal. It features a 1" Soft-Dome Tweeter and 1 x 5" Polyflex Woofer. The speaker has a frequency range of 70-25k Hz and a sensitivity of 90 dB. Focal Sib Evo has an MSRP of 499$ per pair.
What size of room is the Focal Sib Evo speaker good for?
The size of the room in which you are planning to use the Focal Sib Evo is an important decision factor. Here we have evaluated its suitability to various sizes of environments considering its size and max power parameters:
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(* 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 Sib Series?
Sib Evo is a member of Focal's Sib series of Passive speakers. Below you can see the main specs of these speakers.
Focal Sib Series Speakers
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What is the Frequency Response of the Focal Sib Evo speaker?
Focal Sib Evo has a Frequency response range of 70-25k Hz at ±3dB and Power Range of 25-200 watts. At a minimum frequency of 70 Hz, it is hard to expect a strong bass response from Sib Evo so depending on your intended use, using a subwoofer will significantly help to widen the response range.
To focus on the subwoofers that are in a similar price range with Focal Sib Evo, check out the Powered Subwoofers under $500. Alternatively, find the Full list of Powered Subwoofers regardless of the price.
Here we have a comparison of how Sib Evo's Low and High frequency values compare with the average, max and min Low and High frequency values in its class.
What are the Impedance and Sensitivity of the Focal Sib Evo? Is it an easy-to-drive speaker?
Focal Sib Evo's nominal impedance level is 6 ohms
and has a sensitivity of 90 dB
Nominal Impedance of 6 Ohms makes the Focal Sib Evo a relatively difficult to drive speaker compared to more frequently found 8 ohms speakers from nominal Impedance perspective.
90dB of Focal Sib Evo is an average sensitivity for stereo speaker so it is neither easy nor difficult to drive Sensitivity wise.
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Sib Evo features Push button type connectors. Bi-amping and Bi-wiring are not possible.
Focal Sib Evo External Dimensions and Weight
Focal Sib Evo has external dimensions of (Height x Width x Depth) 28-36inch x 6-3/8inch x 6-7/16inch (251.0 x 162.0 x 164.0mm ).
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 Sib Evo is approximately 265.7cm2 / 41.2inch2.
The Focal Sib Evo weighs 1.80kg / 4lbs per piece. Here is a comparison of how Sib Evo's weight compares with the average, max and min weights in its class.
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Cabinet type and Materials
Focal Sib Evo has a Bass Reflex
type cabinet and a MDF/Lacquer 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 Sib Evo 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 Sib Evo is available in Black.
Sib Evo has Yes mounting bracket that makes it possible to mount on walls and similar surfaces easily.
Does the Focal Sib Evo come with a Grille?
Sib Evo comes with permanent grilles. 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.
What's in the Box of Focal Sib Evo?
Here are the items that are included inside the box of Sib Evo:
2 Satellite loudspeakers (base attached)2 Wall-mount brackets6 Screws6 Wall-anchorsUser ManualThank You card
For more information about how to setup, use and maintain the Focal Sib Evo, use the direct link below to download the official manual document:
Download User Manual for Focal Sib Evo
Official Product Page
Official manufacturer's product page for the Focal Sib Evo speaker can be found below:
Official Product Page for Focal Sib Evo
5 Years of parts warranty and 5 Years of labor warranty is generally provided by the manufacturer.