Focal Vestia No1 is a 2-way Passive Bass Reflex Bookshelf speaker by Focal. It features a 1" inverted dome Tweeter and 1 x 6.5" Slatefiber Woofer. The speaker has a frequency range of 56-30k Hz and a sensitivity of 89.5 dB. Focal Vestia No1 has an MSRP of 1198$ per pair.
What size of room is the Focal Vestia No1 speaker good for?
The size of the room in which you are planning to use the Focal Vestia No1 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 Vestia Series?
Vestia No1 is a member of Focal's Vestia series of Passive speakers. Below you can see the main specs of these speakers.
Focal Vestia Series Speakers
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What is the Frequency Response of the Focal Vestia No1 speaker?
Focal Vestia No1 has a Frequency response range of 56-30k Hz at ±3dB (48Hz (-6dB)) and Power Range of 25-120 watts. At a minimum frequency of 56 Hz, Vestia No1 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 Vestia No1, check out the Powered Subwoofers under $1198. Alternatively, find the Full list of Powered Subwoofers regardless of the price.
Here we have a comparison of how Vestia No1's Low and High frequency values compare with the average, max and min Low and High frequency values in its class.
Among the speakers in our database with a max MSRP price of 1198$ (Pair), these are the 2 Passive Bookshelf speakers that have the deeper bass levels than the Focal Vestia No1's 56Hz:
What is the Crossover frequency of Focal Vestia No1?
The Crossover frequency of the Vestia No1 is set to 2800Hz. 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 Vestia No1? Is it an easy-to-drive speaker?
Focal Vestia No1's nominal impedance level is 8 ohms
but can go down to as low as 4.5 ohms
, and has a sensitivity of 89.5 dB
8 Ohms is pretty much the standard nominal impedance amongst stereo speakers and amplifiers so Focal Vestia No1 is not considered a difficult to drive speaker from nominal Impedance perspective.
90dB of Focal Vestia No1 is an average sensitivity for stereo speaker so it is neither easy nor difficult to drive Sensitivity wise.
Minimum Impedance of Focal Vestia No1
Even though the nominal impedance of the Vestia No1 is 8 ohms, the minimum impedance level of this speaker according to Focal is 4.5 ohms Focal Vestia No1 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 Vestia No1:
Vestia No1 features type connectors. Bi-amping and Bi-wiring are not possible.
Focal Vestia No1 External Dimensions and Weight
Focal Vestia No1 has external dimensions of (Height x Width x Depth) 15-1/4-inch x 8-5/8-inch x 10-1/4-inch (388.0 x 220.0 x 261.0mm ).
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 Vestia No1 is approximately 574.2cm2 / 89.0inch2.
The Focal Vestia No1 weighs 7.00kg / 15.4lbs per piece. Here is a comparison of how Vestia No1's weight compares with the average, max and min weights in its class.
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Cabinet type and Materials
Focal Vestia No1 has a Bass Reflex
type cabinet and a MDF 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 Vestia No1 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 Vestia No1 is available in Black High Gloss, Dark Wood and Light Wood.
Vestia No1 doesn't sport any built-in mounting bracket, so you need an external structure to mount it on walls.
Focal sells a dedicated speaker stand for the Vestia No1 with a model name Vestia No1 Stand
. You can check the latest price and availability of these stands at B&H PHOTO
Does the Focal Vestia No1 come with a Grille?
Vestia No1 comes with magnetic 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. Since the included grille of the Vestia No1 is magnetic type, it is very easy to put it on and off.
For more information about how to setup, use and maintain the Focal Vestia No1, use the direct link below to download the official manual document:
Download User Manual for Focal Vestia No1
Here is a link to download the official brochure for the Focal Vestia No1 speaker:
Official Brochure for Focal Vestia No1
Official Product Page
Official manufacturer's product page for the Focal Vestia No1 speaker can be found below:
Official Product Page for Focal Vestia No1