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Focal Professional Solo6 Be - Active 6.5 inch Monitor

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SOLO6 BE

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The Solo6 Be monitor will surprise you in the very first minutes you spend with it, partly due to its size/extended bass response (40Hz at -3dB). The 6.5" W composite sandwich mid-woofer combines neutrality in the midrange, fullness in the midbass register and bass control. Its compactness and the choice of a large front laminar port guarantee easy integration in studios that need a near field monitor without any acoustic compromise. The user settings on the back of the Solo6 Be, combined with its compactness, make it easy to carry and to adjust according to the acoustics of each studio.

Frequency response: 40Hz - 40kHz
Maximum SPL: 113dB SPL (peak @ 1m)
Type/Impedance: symmetrical/10 kOhms
Connector: XLR
Sensitivity: Adjustable, +4dBu or -10dBV
Bass/mid-range: 150W rms, BASH technology
Treble: 100W rms, AB class
Local supply power: 230V (1.6A fuse)
115V (3.5A fuse)
Connection: removable IEC supply wire
Visualization and control:
- Input sensitivity selector
- Adjustable tweeter and woofer levels with potentiometers
- Power On/off switch
- Voltage selector
warning light: Power on LED
Woofer: 6W4370B, 6-1/2" (16.5cm) Focal "W" composite sandwich cone speaker
Tweeter: Focal TB871 Beryllium inverted dome tweeter
transducer shielding: Integral through cancellation magnets or by magnet design
Box: 7-1/2" (19mm) MDF panels
Finish: Dark red natural veneering side panels, black body
Dimensions (HxWxD): 13 x 9-7/16 x 11-7/16 " (330x240x290mm)
Weight: 24.2lb (11kg)

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Closest StoreEdmonton South, Alberta
I have been using these for about 1 year now, alongside a Blue Sky System One, Alesis M1 and Mackie HR824. These are absolutely wonderful. Took me a while to learn how these represent the low end, but once I figured it out, it's been a joy and translation is excellent. The space you put them, and proximity to walls play a huge factor. I tried many different monitor positions and finally ended up having them approx 4ft from the back wall. The closer they are to a wall, the low mids bump up and get cloudy. My room is treated as well, so even with good acoustics, placement is key. I still reference my other sets as they highlight problems that the Focal Solo 6BE does not. The Focals can be a little too nice, so having another speaker set that makes you really work the midrange, helps. Not that the Focals are bad, but in my opinon, no speaker is the best. The best speakers are the ones you know, in a room you know. I probably would not buy this exact set again, if they were to fail. I would move up to the TRIO range, as they have a better low mid presentation, in my opinion.
Posted by Glenn Kelton on May 28, 2020
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Closest StoreWaterloo, Ontario
Been working with these for a little over a year, and I love them. Imaging is clear and detailed, though I find they have a relatively small sweet spot; a significant upgrade from the VXT6s I was using before, which have a very smeared stereo image by comparison. Frequency balance is excellent, though these are not "mid forward" speakers by any stretch (unlike, for example, Genelecs). Definitely would recommend, especially if the trios or SM series is out of budget; if you get a mix to sound great on these, it'll translate very nicely.
Posted by Jesse on Sep 4, 2018
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Closest StoreVancouver, British Columbia
Bought these speakers after an exhaustive comparisons with many others. The Focal's were greater in detail than Dynaudio BM6A and more tonally balanced than the similarly priced ADAM's (which seemed to be lacking in the low-mid detail). Great all around speaker for any genre, and great value.
Posted by anonymous on Feb 17, 2013
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Very accurate, life like sound, huge amount of details, suprisingly low bass, extremely well translated to any system. Extremely recommended.
Posted by anonymous on Jan 7, 2013
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