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GENEROUS AND CONTROLLED BASS
3-WAY HIGH-END LOUDSPEAKER – 2 WOOFERS 8¼” (21CM)
The longest standing loudspeaker of the line, Sopra N°3 perfectly combines dynamics, space optimisation and harmonic richness.
With its two 8¼" (21cm) woofers, this loudspeaker offers solid, rich and perfectly defined bass for music lovers looking for optimum performance. Despite its reasonable size, it will reveal its full potential in rooms measuring up to 860 ft2 (80 m2).
Sopra clearly inaugurates a new era for the “Premium High End” by taking into account new performance criteria. Compact, modern, a pure design, character...all these are essential factors to ensure perfect integration into your interior.
Equipped with best midrange drivers ever developed by Focal, with the NIC and TMD technologies, Sopra pushes back the limits of sound reproduction in terms of transparency in a very compact enclosure. Indeed, unlike Utopia, which is extravagant by essence and where size is by no means a constraint, Sopra aims for maximal compactness to ensure easy integration into reasonably sized rooms.
NO SACRIFICE OF PERFORMANCE TO AESTHETICS
The design agency Pineau & Le Porcher designed Sopra with one rule: no sacrifice of performance to aesthetics. The Sopra line is destined for the most passionate sound enthusiasts. Its design favours performance, whilst exceptional materials associated with different lacquered finishes or wood finishes in oak (Light Oak and Black Oak) with High Gloss varnish for a radiant shine bringing even more elegance and warmth to your home décor.
Substantial efforts were made to give the front a tidy appearance to iron out any aspects which could afflict the acoustics or the appearance. Sopra’s very structure is articulated around the intermediate section. This injected polyurethane component allows for the upper and lower cabinets to be inclined for the "Focus Time" (acoustic convergence of the channels).
MASTERING THE CABINET AND CHOICE OF MATERIALS
Made in France Sopra’s cabinet was designed in our cabinet-making facility in Bourbon-Lancy (Burgundy, France) using the same manufacturing process as for Utopia The 69mm sandwich-machined front panel uses the same principle as ‘Gamma Structure’ to provide inertia and damping. Its density gives it the inertia necessary to provide a stable mechanical reference for optimal definition. The inside of the cabinet has no parallel side panels, and small Helmholtz resonators have been added to the lower section to prevent vertical standing waves. We chose glass as the material for the base of the loudspeaker to provide floor coupling, using spikes, which enabled the fastest propagation time possible, thus eliminating all halo effects in the bass.
Type: Three-way bass-reflex floor standing loudspeaker
Speakers: 2x 8 1/4" "W" cone woofers with NIC, 6 1/2" "W" cone midrange with NIC and TMD suspension 1 1/16" pure Beryllium IHL inverted dome tweeter
Frequency Response (+/- 3dB): 33Hz - 40kHz
Low frequency point (-6dB): 26Hz
Sensitivity (2.83V / 1m): 91.5dB
Nominal Impedance: 8 Ohms
Minimum Impedance: 3.1 Ohms
Crossover frequency: 250Hz / 2200Hz
Recommended amplifier power: 40 - 400W
Dimensions (HxWxD): 49 49/64" x 15 53/64" x 23 27/64" (1264mm x 402mm x 595mm)
Weight: 154.32lbs (70kg) each