Focal Chora 826 3 way floor-standing loudspeaker

Focal Chora 826 3 way floor-standing loudspeaker


What we Say:

The Focal Chora 826 is the top model up in the Chora Range. It is a large three way floor standing loudspeaker. The cabinet has a forward firing reflex port that allows the four main drivers to fill your room with deep controlled bass and is a relatively easy load to drive.

The Focal Chora 826 offers a big open dynamic sound with deep controlled bass. It partners well with most electronics.. It’s a 3-way speaker featuring two 6.5” woofers and a 6.5″ mid bass driver to deliver power and precision across the frequency range, as well as Focal’s Magnesium/ Aluminium alloy inverted tweeter.

Focal make all of their own drive units and often supply them to other loudspeaker manufacturers. All of their products are handmade in France. We think that Focal have done an excellent job with the Chora range. They work well with the Naim Uniti range as well as a wide range of other equipment.

To conclude the Focal Chora 826 is a great value for money all rounder, it offers large scale detailed sound capable of filling a large room yet is easy to drive.

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What they say:



The Chora 826 bass-reflex loudspeaker is the embodiment of an accessible high-fidelity solution for a complete listening pleasure. Equipped with the exclusive Slate-fiber cone developed and manufactured at the Focal site in France, the speaker drivers deliver balanced and precise midranges and perfectly articulated bass; leaving you to enjoy a big, full and generous sound. In addition, the presence of an aerodynamic front port eliminates distortion and gives more impact in the bass.

Its sleek, modern design combined with your choice of finish, and the tilted stand for a better sound image, make Chora 826 the flagship model of this line, ideal for large rooms.

The TNF Aluminium/Magnesium tweeter

The surround linking the dome to its stand uses a memory foam material called Poron. This surround is directly derived from the Utopia’s famous Beryllium tweeter and reduces distortion by a third between 2,000Hz and 3,000Hz, the ear’s high-sensitivity range. The spatialisation and very low directionality of the inverted dome allow silky trebles to be heard from any point in your listening room.

The Slatefiber cone

Slatefiber technology, exclusive to Focal, involves the use of recycled, non-woven carbon fibres applied as a sandwich between two layers of thermoplastic polymer. In their quest for perfection, Focal engineers have opted to use non-woven carbon fibres, all pointing in the same direction to achieve even greater rigidity and better damping.
Manufactured in the Focal workshops using an ultra-modern industrial tool, the “slate” effect of the cone provides better damping and rigidity, but also lightness – the three “essentials” of a good speaker driver.


The Chora range boasts a modern design, all lifted onto a tilted stand for Time Alignment, which provides an optimal soundstage, more focused on the listener. The slate colour of the Slatefiber cone adds a final refined, authentic touch.


Chora is available in three finishes: BlackLight Wood and Dark Wood. On-trend colours that blend into different interiors and lend them a unique aesthetic signature.