September 2, 2021 – Focal, the leading French audio brand, is adding a bookshelf model and a center speaker to the Aria K2 family, allowing for a range of thrilling hi-fi and home cinema set-ups, alongside the Aria K2 936 floorstanding speaker launched last year.
THE EVOLUTION OF AN ICON
Aria K2 is a special edition of the original high-performance Aria 900 range, first launched by Focal in 2013. The Aria K2 906 and Aria K2 Center join the Aria K2 936 in offering an exceptional listening experience, enabled by range of Focal innovations, including a next-generation K2 cone.
Manufactured in France at the Focal workshops, this aramid fiber cone is an evolution of the iconic Polykevlar cone featured on classic 1980s JMLab speakers. The original was engineered to improve the balance between weight, rigidity and damping, with the goal of guaranteeing high-quality audio performance with any musical genre.
The all-new Focal K2 cone applies fresh technologies and techniques to enhance your music and movie listening further still. It is now composed of a very light foam layer, sandwiched between a layer of Aramid fibers and a layer of fiberglass, ensuring clear and precise sound void of any coloration. Perfectly complementing the K2 cones are aluminum/magnesium TNF tweeters, with Poron suspension for a smoother sound.
BEAUTIFULLY BUILT AND FINISHED
The new Aria K2 906 and Aria K2 Center join the Aria K2 936 in having an ultra-rigid cabinet construction, featuring non-parallel elements – all in the service of reduced vibrations and outstanding neutrality.
All speakers come in an Ash Grey finish exclusive to Focal. This premium finish – also seen on the company’s flagship Utopia products – combines with a leather-effect front panel for added elegance.
TONAL PAIRING FOR SEAMLESS SOUND
Aria K2 products work together in perfect aesthetic and sound harmony. As such, Aria K2 936 or 906 can be installed on their own or they can be combined with Aria K2 Center in a Home Cinema system. Focal also recommends linking this range with the Sub 1000 F subwoofer to give your Home Cinema installation a deep and powerful boost of bass.
The new Focal Aria K2 models will be available later this month, with a suggested retail price of $1,990 per pair for the Aria K2 906 and $1190 for the Aria K2 Center. The Aria K2 936 is available now for $5,990 per pair.
For more information please visit: https://www.focal.com/en/home-audio/high-fidelity-speakers/aria-k2/.
ABOUT FOCAL NAIM NORTH AMERICA
Born from the merger of Focal, world leader in acoustic sound made in France, and Naim Audio, world leader in British-made hi-fi electronics, VerVent Audio Group’s brand subsidiaries signal a new investment phase and direction for VerVent in the US and Canada. By creating its own distribution entity, the group is striving to turn the North American territory into the market leader for Focal which turned 40 in 2019, and Naim which just turned 45.
ABOUT VERVENT AUDIO GROUP
VerVent Audio Group was born in 2011, incorporating Focal and Naim Audio. Each brand brings its own expertise: Focal is a French manufacturer of loudspeaker technologies and hi-fi speakers, whose expertise extends to pro-audio speakers, in-car audio, custom install products and headphones. Naim is a renowned British electronics specialist, specializing in two-channel Hi-Fi, multi-room music streaming systems, amplifiers and music servers. Both are recognized as exceptional brands in their countries: Naim is a multiple Queen’s Award winner, while Focal is designated by the French state as an Entreprise du Patrimoine Vivant. Together, they have united their unique areas of excellence & innovation and constitute a High-Fidelity reference point in the world. VerVent Audio’s key markets are Europe, Asia and North America; strategic territories in which the Group open Focal Powered by Naim flagship stores.