Focal Kanta N°3 Floor Standing Loudspeaker
Kanta N°3 is the reference product for the line: this Hi-Fi loudspeaker superbly combines depth, impact and articulation of the bass register. The definition and neutrality of the midrange are incredible.
3-WAY FLOOR STANDING LOUDSPEAKER
Kanta N°3 is the reference product for the line: this Hi-Fi loudspeaker superbly combines depth, impact and articulation of the bass register. The definition and neutrality of the midrange are incredible. The next generation IAL tweeter reproduces the tiniest details with clinical precision. The result? A precise, detailed sound, brimming with warmth and musicality. It is the start of a new era for those who love sound...This acoustic masterpiece performs at its best in large rooms, from 430 to 860 ft² (40 to 80 m²).
Entirely dedicated to acoustic performance and with an incredibly original look: that, in a nutshell, is the Kanta DNA! After three years of research, Focal offers a new combination of exclusive Hi-Fi technologies: the marriage of Beryllium, in the next generation IAL3 tweeter, and Flax, for the midrange and bass speaker drivers.
Another strong point of the line is its bold look that puts the finishing touch on this acoustic masterpiece with a resolutely modern and bewitching design! With eight front panel finishes, gloss or matt, there are several possible combinations. So many different styles, each one so different from the next, means there’s something for everyone. Kanta has become a veritable, ultra stylish, designer object that will become the star of your interior.
DISTORTION IS THE ENEMY
Focal's research is geared towards reducing distortion in every register. With Kanta, the treble register is reproduced by a new pure Beryllium tweeter. This IAL3 tweeter combines the IAL (Infinite Acoustic Loading) and IHL (Infinite Horn Loading) tweeters features, both of which help with the absorption of waves, thus lowering the tweeter frequency.
Our engineers have revisited their choice of ‘Focus Time’, which corrects speaker alignment, making them the same distance from the ear. The cabinet is made in one-piece integrally moulded wood. The Zamac base also brings out masses of character. With its spikes and cups, the base provides great stability from a very small footprint. Final details: the glass-covered top and magnetic grilles. When these are removed, they reveal the speakers' flax cones, the final design touch that gives Kanta its unique look.
A wide range of combinations are available to fit into every interior space. The cabinet is available in High Gloss black lacquer and Walnut. For each of these, there are four front panels colours, in two finishes. With the High Gloss black cabinet there are four front panels available: High Gloss Carrara White, Gauloise Blue, Solar Yellow and Black Lacquer. With the wood finish cabinet there are four front panels available: Ivory, Warm Taupe, Gauloise Blue and Dark Grey in Matt Finishes.
|Type||3-way bass-reflex floorstanding speaker
Drivers 2 x 8" (21cm) Flax driver with NIC motor
61/2" (16.5cm) Flax midrange with TMD suspension and NIC motor
11/16" (27mm) ‘IAL3’ pure Beryllium inverted dome tweeter
|Frequency Response||(+/-3dB) 33Hz - 40kHz|
|Low Frequency Point||(- 6dB) 26Hz|
|Nominal Impedance||8 Ohms|
|Minimum Impedance||3 Ohms|
|Recommended Amplifier Power||40 - 400W|
|Crossover Frequency||250 Hz - 2,500Hz|
|Dimensions (HxWxD)||5025/64 x 1513/64 x 2015/32" (1,280 x 386 x 520mm)|
|Net weight||(with front grille) 101.6lbs (46kg)|
|Packaging dimensions (HxWxD)||5817/64 x 193/32 x 2921/64" (1,480 x 485 x 745mm)|
|Total weight (including packaging)||116.1lbs (53kg)|