Focal expands its small studio monitor offerings with the Alpha 80 Evo, Alpha Twin Evo and Sub One

Their Slatefiber cones are produced in France with recycled carbon-fiber.

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Focal Alpha Evo 2022

Image: Focal

Focal has expanded its Alpha Evo line with two new loudspeakers and a subwoofer to offer an affordable monitoring solutions for small studios.

The new products include the Alpha 80 Evo and Alpha Twin Evo – adding on from the Alpha Evo 50 and Alpha Evo 65 introduced last year – along with the Sub One, which Focal says is a match for any multi-monitor set-up.

Alpha Evo 80 and Alpha Twin Evo

Both new loudspeakers feature Slatefiber cones produced in France with recycled carbon fiber. The Alpha Evo 80 has an 8-inch woofer, while the Twin Evo packs two 6.5-inch woofers; both also have one-inch aluminium inverted dome tweeters as well.

These monitors appear tailored to smaller studio environments, with the Alpha Evo 80 offering 80 watts of power for low and mid-range frequencies, 35 watts for highs and a frequency range of 38Hz to 22kHz.

Focal Alpha Evo 80
Alpha Evo 80 / Image: Focal

The Twin Evo on the other hand offers 130 watts of power in total, with two 50-watt amplifiers for low and mid-range frequencies and 30-watts for highs. It too has a frequency range of 38 Hz to 22 kHz.

Focal Alpha Evo Twin
Alpha Twin Evo / Image: Focal

Some new features in both models are a 1/4” TRS input jack and an automatic standby power mode which can be switched off. The Alpha Evo 80 also features inserts for wall and ceiling mounting.

Sub One

This 200-watt subwoofer is designed to accompany models from the Alpha Evo and Shape series. It features two 8-inch, double-skinned Slatefiber cone woofers and has a frequency range that goes down to 32 Hz.

Focal Sub One
Sub One / Image: Focal

Pricing and availability

Focal’s new monitor products will be available in US and Canada this month. The Alpha 80 Evo and Alpha Twin Evo are priced at $549 and $659, respectively. Meanwhile, the Sub One is sold at $999.

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