Focal CMS 40 4" Active 2-Way Studio Monitor (Single)

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Focal CMS 40 4" Active 2-Way Studio Monitor (Single)

You Pay: $450.00
Product Highlights
  • Aluminum Construction
  • 4" Polyglass Woofer
  • Aluminum/Magnesium Inverted Dome Tweeter
  • Slotted Cabinet Design
  • Pair of 25W Class-AB Amplifiers
  • XLR and RCA Inputs
  • Acoustic Controls
  • Magnetically Shielded

The CMS 40 4" Active 2-Way Studio Monitor (Single) from Focal Professional is a compact nearfield studio monitor ideal for use in home, project, or mobile studios. The reinforced and damped die-cast aluminum cabinet houses a 4" Polyglass woofer and an aluminum/magnesium inverted dome tweeter to provide realistic audio with a wide frequency response. Each speaker is powered by a 25W Class-AB amplifier for strong, distortion-free performance. A slotted bass port on the front of the cabinet helps to extend low frequency response.

The monitor features XLR and RCA input connectors, making it easy to connect to a variety of sound systems and devices. It also offers a variety of volume, sensitivity, and shelving controls, allowing you to customize the speaker's acoustic response to match your environment. A unique base plate decouples the monitor from your table to minimize vibrations and reflections. It is also magnetically shielded for safe use near video monitors and other electronic devices.

Compact size, ideal for small studios or for use as a secondary monitor in larger studios
Reinforced and damped die-cast aluminum cabinet with black powder coat finish
4" Polyglass woofer and an aluminum/magnesium inverted dome tweeter provide realistic audio with a wide frequency response
Each speaker is powered by a 25W Class-AB amplifier for strong, distortion-free performance
Slotted bass port on the front of the cabinet helps to extend low frequency response
XLR and RCA input connectors make it easy to connect to a variety of sound systems and devices
Volume, sensitivity, and shelving controls allow you to customize the speaker's acoustic response to match your environment
Unique base plate decouples the monitor from your table to minimize vibrations and reflections
Magnetically shielded for safe use near video monitors and other electronic devices
Accepts 100-230VAC power for international use
Low Frequency Driver 4" (102mm) Polyglass Cone Woofer
High Frequency Driver Aluminum/Magnesium Inverted Dome Tweeter
LF Amplifier 25W RMS, Class-AB
HF Amplifier 25W RMS, Class-AB
Crossover Not Specified by Manufacturer
Frequency Range 60Hz - 28kHz
Maximum Sound Pressure Level (SPL) 97dB (Peak)
Connectors 1 x XLR Input
1 x RCA Input
Input Impedance 10 kOhms, Balanced
47 kOhms, Unbalanced
Controls and Indicators 1 x Power Switch
1 x Volume Knob
1 x Sensitivity Switch
2 x Shelving Switches
1 x Power LED
1 x Clip LED
Shielded Yes
Dimensions (HxWxD) 9.6 x 6.1 x 6.1" (243 x 156 x 156mm) (With Base Plate)
Weight 11 lbs (5.5kg)
Focal CMS 40 4" Active 2-Way Studio Monitor (Single)
  • Power Cord
  • Base Plate/Table Stand
  • 2-Year Limited Warranty
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    FocalCMS 40 4" Active 2-Way Studio Monitor (Single)
     
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    4.0

    Focal CMS 40 2-way Monitor - Very Nice

    By ggswanson

    from Boston, MA

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    Pros

    • Clear Sound
    • Compact
    • Excellent imaging
    • Non-fatiguing

    Cons

    • EXPENSIVE

    Best Uses

    • Audio systems
    • Home Studio
    • Mobile recording

    Comments about Focal CMS 40 4" Active 2-Way Studio Monitor (Single):

    The CMS 40 is a very well balanced, non-fatiguing near field monitor that is excellent for situations where space is limited. The imaging and sound stage is very good with nicely defined spacing and depth, even when sitting just a couple feet away. Bass response is deep and realistic for such a compact speaker. Not earth shaking of course but surprisingly deep. High frequencies are extended but smooth. Focal says they take about 10 hours to break in, and this appears to be true. After the first 2-3 hours they start to open up, and keep getting better. One of the more pricey monitors in this size range, but they play way beyond their size. Recommend you use them with Primacoustic stabilizers.

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