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First pair of CMS 40 monitors, first comment…

Focal CMS 40

Big sound from a tiny compact speaker

Like many other sound engineers, I like having comparative views and having the possibility to test our work on different systems in rooms with different acoustics.

My work in audio restauration and remastering requires a fine and meticulous view of the final result.

My studio is equipped with a pair of Focal Solo6 Be that perfectly satisfies me for the sound precision and neutrality it provides.

The Twin6 Be could bring me extra information on the quality of my work, so I’m thinking about getting a set…

I’ve been looking for smaller and less powerful monitors for a long time, in order to have an impartial comparison on my finalized processing. I could have chosen the Genelec 6010A monitors, as they’re famous and widely spread in the professional audio world. But I didn’t…

My friend Yann-Dominique BEGAULT, manager of Yes Audiovisuel, suggested that I try the brand new CMS 40 and… a miracle occurred!

After 35 years in the audio world, I’ve never heard such a thing! Precision in the upper midrange, bass depth and accuracy, neutrality at different levels, SPL 97dB for 25W, class AB tweeter (28kHz) and 25W (60Hz at -3dB) in a 4” woofer… All this in a compact aluminum enclosure (238 x 156 x 155mm)!

I strongly advise you to try and listen to these wonderful monitors that will certainly provide you precious help regarding the credibility of your productions.

Jean-Pierre Bameulle, LRA studio founder, read his blog.