Focal Vestia 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 3 x 6.5" Slatefiber Woofer. The speaker has a frequency range of 42-30k Hz and a sensitivity of 92 dB. Focal Vestia No3 has an MSRP of 3598$ per pair.
What size of room is the Focal Vestia No3 speaker good for?
The size of the room in which you are planning to use the Focal Vestia No3 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 No3 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 No3 speaker?
Focal Vestia No3 has a Frequency response range of 42-30k Hz at ±3dB (35Hz (-6dB)) and Power Range of 40-300 watts. At a minimum frequency of 42 Hz, Vestia No3 will provide a deep bass that will probably satisfy majority of listeners, especially for music. Movie lovers and music listeners who like to experience a full range response will still benefit from the use of a subwooofer though.
To focus on the subwoofers that are in a similar price range with Focal Vestia No3, check out the Powered Subwoofers under $5000. Alternatively, find the Full list of Powered Subwoofers regardless of the price.
Here we have a comparison of how Vestia No3's Low and High frequency values compare with the average, max and min Low and High frequency values in its class.
Among the speakers in our database with a max MSRP price of 5000$ (Pair), these are the 5 Passive Floor-standing speakers that have the deeper bass levels than the Focal Vestia No3's 42Hz:
What is the Crossover frequency of Focal Vestia No3?
Vestia No3 is a 3-way speaker and its crossover frequency between the woofer and the midrange set to 280Hz and the Crossover frequency between the midrange and the tweeter is set to 3100Hz.
What are the Impedance and Sensitivity of the Focal Vestia No3? Is it an easy-to-drive speaker?
Focal Vestia No3's nominal impedance level is 8 ohms
but can go down to as low as 2.9 ohms
, and has a sensitivity of 92 dB
8 Ohms is pretty much the standard nominal impedance amongst stereo speakers and amplifiers so Focal Vestia No3 is not considered a difficult to drive speaker from nominal Impedance perspective.
92dB of Focal Vestia No3 is considered a high sensitivity compared to average stereo speaker which makes Vestia 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 Vestia No3 will be a good choice.
Minimum Impedance of Focal Vestia No3
Even though the nominal impedance of the Vestia No3 is 8 ohms, the minimum impedance level of this speaker according to Focal is 2.9 ohms Focal Vestia 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 Vestia No3:
Vestia No3 features type connectors. Bi-amping and Bi-wiring are not possible.
Focal Vestia No3 External Dimensions and Weight
Focal Vestia No3 has external dimensions of (Height x Width x Depth) 44-1/8-inch x 10-1/8-inch x 14-3/4-inch (1121.0 x 258.0 x 375.0mm ).
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 No3 is approximately 967.5cm2 / 150.0inch2.
The Focal Vestia No3 weighs 26.50kg / 58.3lbs per piece. Here is a comparison of how Vestia No3's weight compares with the average, max and min weights in its class.
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How does the Focal Vestia No3 compare to the Focal Vestia No3?
One of the natural alternative to the Focal Vestia No3 is the Vestia No3 which is located one step higher in Focal's Passive Floor-standing selection.
Check the Detailed Comparison of Focal Vestia No3 vs Vestia No3 for more details.
Cabinet type and Materials
Focal Vestia No3 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 No3 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 No3 is available in Black High Gloss, Dark Wood and Light Wood.
Does the Focal Vestia No3 come with a Grille?
Vestia No3 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 No3 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 No3, use the direct link below to download the official manual document:
Download User Manual for Focal Vestia No3
Here is a link to download the official brochure for the Focal Vestia No3 speaker:
Official Brochure for Focal Vestia No3
Official Product Page
Official manufacturer's product page for the Focal Vestia No3 speaker can be found below:
Official Product Page for Focal Vestia No3