Focal Theva No3 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 48-28kHz and a sensitivity of 91 dB. Focal Theva No3 has an MSRP of 2398$ per pair.
What size of room is the Focal Theva No3 speaker good for?
The size of the room in which you are planning to use the Focal Theva No3 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 Theva Series?
Theva No3 is a member of Focal's Theva series of Passive speakers. Below you can see the main specs of these speakers.
Focal Theva Series Speakers
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What is the Frequency Response of the Focal Theva No3 speaker?
Focal Theva No3 has a Frequency response range of 48-28kHz at ±3dB and Power Range of 40-250 watts. At a minimum frequency of 48 Hz, Theva No3 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 Theva No3, check out the Powered Subwoofers under $3000. Alternatively, find the Full list of Powered Subwoofers regardless of the price.
Here we have a comparison of how Theva No3's Low and High frequency values compare with the average, max and min Low and High frequency values in its class.
Among the speakers in our database with a max MSRP price of 3000$ (Pair), these are the 5 Passive Floor-standing speakers that have the deeper bass levels than the Focal Theva No3's 48Hz:
What is the Crossover frequency of Focal Theva No3?
Theva No3 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 are the Impedance and Sensitivity of the Focal Theva No3? Is it an easy-to-drive speaker?
Focal Theva No3'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 Theva No3 is not considered a difficult to drive speaker from nominal Impedance perspective.
91dB of Focal Theva No3 is considered a high sensitivity compared to average stereo speaker which makes Theva No3 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 Theva No3 will be a good choice.
Minimum Impedance of Focal Theva No3
Even though the nominal impedance of the Theva No3 is 8 ohms, the minimum impedance level of this speaker according to Focal is 2.9 ohms Focal Theva No3 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 Theva No3:
Theva No3 features Binding post type connectors. Bi-amping and Bi-wiring are not possible.
Focal Theva No3 External Dimensions and Weight
Focal Theva No3 has external dimensions of (Height x Width x Depth) 39 x 83/8 x 151/4 (991.0 x 213.0 x 388.0mm ).
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 Theva No3 is approximately 826.4cm2 / 128.1inch2.
The Focal Theva No3 weighs 20.00kg / 44lbs per piece. Here is a comparison of how Theva No3's weight compares with the average, max and min weights in its class.
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Cabinet type and Materials
Focal Theva No3 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 Theva No3 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 Theva No3 is available in Black High Gloss, Dark Wood and Light Wood.
Focal sells a dedicated speaker stand for the Theva No3 with a model name Theva No1 Stand
. You can check the latest price and availability of these stands at B&H PHOTO
Does the Focal Theva No3 come with a Grille?
Theva No3 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 Theva No3 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 Theva No3.
For more information about how to setup, use and maintain the Focal Theva No3, use the direct link below to download the official manual document:
Download User Manual for Focal Theva No3
Here is a link to download the official brochure for the Focal Theva No3 speaker:
Official Brochure for Focal Theva No3
Official Product Page
Official manufacturer's product page for the Focal Theva No3 speaker can be found below:
Official Product Page for Focal Theva No3
5 Years of parts warranty and 5 Years of labor warranty is generally provided by the manufacturer.