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Focal SUB ONE 8-Inch Active Subwoofer

by Focal
Original price $999.00 - Original price $999.00
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Sound with Precision - The Focal Sub One 8-Inch Active Subwoofer

Sub One is a subwoofer composed of two 8-inch (20 cm) Slatefiber cone woofers, manufactured in France by Focal. With a total RMS power of 200W, it covers a frequency band from 32Hz to 120Hz. Sub One offers great dynamics whilst maintaining low distortion. Designed with a focus on its width and front vents, Sub One integrates easily into a room, along a wall or under a desk.

  • Fully adjustable low-pass crossover + volume + phase; polarity switch; Footswitch input; mute with linking between several subwoofers. Excellent subwoofer-monitor acoustic sealing
  • Two 8-inch (20 cm) Slatefiber cones made in France
  • 200W RMS amplifier
  • LFE, left and right inputs, left and right outputs. 2.1 low frequency management system for optimum satellite return
  • Large front vents stable tonal balance, optimum integration
  • Long excursion, high efficiency subwoofer. Reproduction of sonic micro-details for precise adjustment of signal compression
  • Includes protection grille


  • Frequency Response (+/- 3 dB): 32 Hz – 120 Hz
  • Maximum SPL: 114 dB SPL (peak @ 1 m)
  • Inputs
    • Left, Right, LFE
    • Electronically balanced / 110 kOhms
    • 3-point female XLR
    • Variable
  • Outputs (to Satellites)
    • Left + Right
    • 3-point male XLR in parallel on inputs
  • Amplification: 2 x 100 W RMS, D-class
  • Internal Signal Processing and Functions
    • Left + Right mono summation
    • 60 Hz or 90 Hz high-pass crossover
    • Adjustable low-pass crossover, 24 dB/octave
    • Phase adjustment
    • Polarity
  • User Controls
    • Subwoofer level adjustment (sensitivity)
    • Low-pass crossover cut-off frequency adjustment
    • Phase adjustment
    • Polarity inverter
    • External mute (controlled by a pedal)
  • Indicators (LED)
    • Power
    • Defeat
  • Power Supply: Universal power detachable IEC inlet power cord
  • Subwoofer: 2 x 8-inch (20 cm) long-excursion Focal speaker drivers 'Slatefiber' cone
  • Construction
    • 7/8-inch (22 mm) MDF panel
    • Internal braces
    • Dark grey vinyl finish
  • Dimensions
    • Size (H x W x D): 17.14 x 14.41 x 17.32 inch / 435.5 x 366 x 440 mm
    • Weight: 40.8 lb / 18.5 kg

    Manufacturer: Focal
    Model: SUB ONE
    SKU: I683668-N-2-WHXD
    UPC: 3544058710087

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