Focal Shape 40

Regular price $549.00

SHAPE 40 - single speaker

Product Specification Sheet

Shape 40 is the most compact studio monitor in the Focal Professional line, and the perfect solution for nearfield monitoring. These monitors can be used from 23" away (60cm), and they have astonishingly extended low end frequency response. Whether you have a room of less than 107ft2 (10m2), or an installation where compactness is paramount, Shape 40 is the perfect solution.

Key points

• Low tweeter directivity for a flexible listening position

• Designed without a port allowing it to be placed near a wall

• Numerous settings for optimal integration

• Accurate control, even in the very high end

• Flax sandwich cone: controlled and articulated bass, natural and detailed lower mid-range and upper mid-range registers.

• Threads for ceilling and wall mounts (fastening accessories not supplied)

Focal® is a trademark of Focal-JMLab® - - SCBC170302/1



• Frequency response (+/-3dB)

60Hz - 35kHz

• Maximum SPL (musical signal)

102dB SPL (peak @ 1m)

Electronic section

• Inputs/ Impedance 


XLR: balanced 10kOhms


RCA: unbalanced 10kOhms with sensitivity compensation

• Midrange and low frequency amplifier

25W, class AB

• High frequency amplifier

25W, class AB

• Automatic standby

Standby on

After approximately 30 minutes with no signal

Standby off

Signal detection > 3 mV

• Electrical



220-240V (T500mAL / 250V fuse) or 100-120V (T1.6AL / 250V fuse)


IEC plug and detachable power cord

• Settings

High pass filter

Adjustable Full range / 80Hz

Bass (0 - 250Hz)

Adjustable, +/-6dB 

Midrange/bass (160Hz, Q=1)

Adjustable, +/-3dB

• Settings

High (4.5 - 35kHz)

Adjustable, +/-3dB

Power On/Power Off

On/off switch on rear panel

• Standby consumption

< 0.5W

• Displays and controls

LED for power on/off and standby


• Woofer

4" (10cm) Flax Cone

• Tweeter

1" (25mm) 'M' profile Aluminum-Magnesium


• Construction

0.5" (12mm) MDF 

• Finish

Vinyl, real walnut and black painting

• Dimensions with four rubber feet (HxWxD)

10.1 x 6.3 x 7.9" (257 x 161 x 200mm)

• Weight

16.1lb (5kg

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