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Focal XS Book
9.1 out of 10

Focal XS Book

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Focal XS Book Review

Ken Rockwell
28 October 2012
  • Summary: These are great little plastic speakers for where you need them to amplify themselves and just disappear. They have no bass; I'd prefer the sound from a cheaper satellite system with a bad subwoofer than these speakers run with no subwoofers at all.
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Focal XS Book Desktop Speaker System (Playback 56)

AVguide
8 May 2012
  • Excerpt: The Focal XS Book is a two unit powered speaker with relatively compact dimensions (11” high x 4.5” wide x 7.9” deep). While aimed at the desktop market, where each speaker would normally be placed to the sides of a computer monitor, it’s compact dimensions and neat wiring also lend the XS Book to...
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Overall 8
8.0

Focal XS Book Wireless

What Hi-Fi?
21 October 2013
  • Conclusion: A thoroughly listenable set of desktop speakers with stacks of detail and Bluetooth convenience, if not the last word in excitement
  • Pros: Great scale, Good stereo sound, Detailed and dynamic, aptX Bluetooth connectivity is a nice touch
  • Cons: A little dynamically restrained, Bass could be better
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Overall 10
10

Focal XS Book review

Stuff.tv
5 February 2012
  • Summary: We reckon these Focal XS Book speakers are trying to channel some MacBook desirability. That’s no bad thing. Certainly the design fits; they stand tall and look smart. The Focals’ footprint is certainly within the boundaries of acceptability, but at nearly 30cms tall and 20cms deep they may not fit...
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Overall 10
10

Focal XS Book

What Hi-Fi?
1 February 2012
  • Conclusion: A potent-sounding speaker, which brings hi-fi listening to your desktop
  • Pros: Sensational scale and presence for a desktop speaker, detailed, dynamic sound, good stereo image
  • Cons: Could be too big for some desktops
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