Focal Shape 50 Active Studio Monitor

2-Way Active Nearfield Monitor

Shape 50 is the mid-size model from Focal's acclaimed Shape range. The monitor has been designed for listening spaces up to 130ft in size and from up to 30" away. The low end frequency response stretches down to an impressive 50Hz.

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Shape 50 is the versatile monitoring loudspeaker par excellence. This monitor can be used from 30" away (80cm), and it has very extended low end frequency response (50Hz) considering its compact design. Thanks to this design and to the numerous settings, this monitor is ideal for rooms measuring less than 130ft2 (12m2).

The three monitors are all made in France and integrate five innovations to maximise acoustic transparency. Designed to meet the needs of nearfield monitoring, Shape monitors combine an ingenuous design and numerous settings optimised for the acoustics of small listening rooms.

These innovations provide remarkable acoustic transparency. These new work tools distinguish themselves through the wide and extremely precise stereo image. The bass register is articulated and controlled. The lower mid-range and mid-range benefit from extreme neutrality, and without any masking effects, making equalisation of these essential registers much easier. Finally, the new tweeter is what's at the source of the very high definition. It efficiently reveals any hissing, and it's also very precise in the very high end.

  • Tweeter with very low directivity for a flexible listening position
  • Designed without a port, but with a double passive radiator, allowing it to be placed near a wall.
  • Numerous settings for optimal integration
  • Accurate control, even in the very high end
  • Flax sandwich cone: controlled and well defined bass, natural and detailed lower mid-range and upper mid-range ranges.
  • Mounting mechanisms present on the back and underneath the loudspeaker: for installing on a table stand, a microphone stand, the ceiling or a wall (mounting accessories not supplied).
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Specification

Connections

  • Balanced Input: XLR 10 kΩ
  • Unbalanced Input: RCA connections 10kΩ w/ sensitivity compensation

Controls

  • HF Shelving (4.5 - 35kHz): Adjustable, +/-3dB
  • LF Shelving (35 - 250Hz): Adjustable, +/-6dB
  • EQ Low-Mid Frequencies (160Hz, Q factor = 1): Adjustable, +/- 3dB
  • High Pass Filter: Adjustable full range 45/60/90Hz
  • LED (Front Panel): Power off/on/standby

Electronics

  • Amplifier HF: 25W, Class AB
  • Amplifier LF: 60W, Class AB
  • Power Connection: IEC inlet and detachable power cord
  • Power Supply: 220 - 240V / 100-120V switchable

Performance

  • Frequency Response: 50Hz - 35kHz (+/- 3dB)
  • SPL: 106dB SPL (peak at 1m)

Physical Properties

  • Dimensions: 312 (H) x 191 (W) x 242 (D) mm
  • Weight: 6.5kg

Transducers

  • HF: 'M-shaped' Aluminium/Magnesium tweeter
  • LF: 5" Flax Cone woofer