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Focal Symphonie 40th Anniversary Limited Edition (Special Order Only)

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  • $ 14,990

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Special Order from the manufacturer - noncancelable and nonreturnable, FINAL SALE (Can take 1 to 6 weeks to ship out to you, depending on the manufacturer).


Symphonie 40th offers two sensational listening experiences: with open-back headphones Utopia and amplifier & DAC Arche, home listening quite simply enters a new dimension; with closed-back headphones Stellia and the Questyle high definition QPM player, you can enjoy your music to the absolute fullest when on-the-go.

These two flagship headphones are brimming with innovations and genuine conveyors of musical emotions. Utopia is a leading reference at Focal, incorporating the very first open-backed full-range speaker driver with a pure Beryllium ‘M’-shaped dome. Closed-back version, Stellia integrates next-generation speaker drivers that create exceptional dynamics for a pair of closed-back headphones.


The outside of the Symphonie 40th case is shrouded in a Macassar ebony veneer, a noble variety of wood with a satin finish. The inside is lined with beige microfiber for a soft, distinguished look and feel. The metal clasps and side handles round off this luxury piece that will blend seamlessly into any office, living room or anywhere you like, looking fantastic as well as providing pure listening pleasure.


  • All-round solutions for hours of captivating listening, either at home or on the go.
  • A luxury, meticulously designed case, worthy of the very best trunk-makers.
  • Our two market-leading headphones Utopia and Stellia, include full-range, pure Beryllium, M-shaped dome loudspeakers.
  • A special and limited edition prestige case!
  • Open-back circum-aural headphones dedicated to low noise environments
  • Reference pair of headphones featuring full-range loudspeakers made of a pure Beryllium “M” shape dome
  • Mechanical design offering full compatibility to any size and shaped head
  • Reference closed-back headphones for home and on-the-go use
  • Exclusive full-range speaker drivers with an ‘M’ shape pure Beryllium dome
  • Uncompromising tonal balance, reproduction of the tiniest sound details at both very high and very low frequencies
  • Digital-analog converter is compatible with high-resolution formats (384kHz - DSD 256).
  • 2 integrated amplifiers (voltage and hybrid): choose the amplifier type best suited to your headphones.
  • Presets for every set of Focal headphones: get the best from Focal’s combination of electronics and acoustics.
  • Can also be used as a digital-analog converter for high-fidelity home systems.


  • Type: Circum-aural open-back headphones
  • Impedance: 80 Ohms
  • Sensitivity: 104dB SPL / 1mW @ 1kHz
  • THD <0,2% @ 1kHz / 100dB SPL
  • Frequency response: 5Hz - 50kHz
  • Loudspeaker: 137⁄64“ (40mm) pure Beryllium “M” shape dome
  • Weight: 1.08lb (490g)
  • Cables provided:
    • 1 x 4ft cable with 11/64" (4.4mm) Jack connector
    • 1 x 4.9ft cable with 4-pin XLR connector
  • Type: Circum-aural closed-back headphones
  • Impedance: 35 Ohms
  • Sensitivity: 106dB SPL / 1mW @ 1kHz
  • THD: 0.1% @ 1kHz / 100 dB SPL
  • Frequency response: 5Hz–40kHz
  • Loudspeaker: 1.6" (40mm) pure Beryllium "M" shape dome
  • Weight 0.96lb (435g)
  • Cables provided:
    • 1 x 4ft cable with 11/64" (4.4mm) Jack connector
    • 1 x 10ft cable with 4-pin XLR connector
  • Type: DAC and headphones amplifier
  • Max. power: 2 x 1W @ 1kHz under 32 Ω
  • Frequency response: 10Hz to 100kHz
  • Total Harmonic Distortion (THD): < 0,001%
  • Signal-to-noise ratio: > 116dB @ 32 Ω (Class A)
  • Power supply: 85 to 265 Vac / 47 – 63Hz
  • Dimensions: (H x L x D) 321 x 200 x 297mm
  • Weight: 10.25 lbs (4.65kg)
  • Audio inputs:
    • Unbalanced analog RCA
    • Digital S/PDIF coaxial (RCA): Max. sampling frequency: 192kHz (AES3-compatible)
    • Optical digital (TosLink) Max. sampling frequency: 192kHz (AES3-compatible)
    • Digital USB (USB-B): standard USB: USB 2.0 / USB 3.0 – USB audio class
  • Audio outputs
    • Balanced analog 3-point XLR
    • Unbalanced analog RCA
  • Audio Formats Support WAV, FLAC, WMA, MP3, OGG, APE (Normal/High/Fast), AAC, ALAC, AIFF, DFF, DSF
  • Sample Rate
    • PCM: 32kHz-384kHz(16/24/32Bit)
    • DSD Native: DSD64(1Bit 2.8MHz),DSD128(1Bit 5.6MHz), DSD256(1Bit 11.2MHz)
    • DAC: AKM AK4490
  • DAC AKM AK4490 DAC chip
  • Outputs Headphone out(3.5mm)/Optical out(3.5mm) /Full balanced out(4.4mm
  • Max Output Power:
    • 3.5mm headphone jack: RL=32Ω, Po=74mW; RL=300Ω, Po= 13mW
    • 4.4mm headphone jack: RL=32Ω, Po=161mW; RL=300Ω, Po=51mW
  • Frequency Response: ±0.17dB(20Hz - 20kHz)
  • SNR 3.5mm headphone jack: 108dB; 4.4mm headphone jack: 110dB
  • THD+N
    • 3.5mm headphone jack: 0.00055%@13mW(0dBFS 1kHz@48kHz 24Bit), RL=300Ω
    • 4.4mm headphone jack: 0.00049%@51mW(0dBFS 1kHz@48kHz 24Bit), RL=300Ω
  • Output Impedance: 0.1Ω
  • Memory:
    • Internal: 64GB;
    • External: Micro SD card (Max. 2TB) x 1
  • Battery: 3100mAh, 3.7V Li-Polymer battery, 10 hours of battery life
  • Operating System: Linux
  • Dimension (WxHxD): 65 x 134 x 14.5 mm
  • Connectors:
  • 2 x mono Lemo® connectors
  • 1 x 4-pin balanced XLR connector
  • Length: 8.2ft (2.5m)

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