The Dynaudio Focus 10 Active Standmount Speakers are a complete music system. Dynaudio has packed them from top to bottom with the technology that’s taken them to the legendary status they are today.
Streaming is the focus with these speakers (excuse the pun). With Spotify Connect, Tidal Connect, Apple AirPlay 2, Google Chromecast, Roon, Bluetooth and local network capabilities on board, the Dynaudio Focus 10 can play literally anything stored in digital form. Accessing the music online or on a networked hard-drive at home. Hundreds of millions of tracks, all accessible at the touch of a finger on your phone or tablet.
Thanks to their built-in WiSA (Wireless Speaker and Audio) technology, the speakers will also connect wirelessly to a compatible TV or USB dongle. This is handly for doing away with the need for bulky home cinema electronics and freeing-up space on your equipment rack for something other than yet another black rectangle.
Introduction to the Dynaudio Focus 10 - Video
An Exciting New Way to Listen
With Active speakers, you would normally assume that one amplifier is powering the speaker, and normally, you'd be correct. In the Dynaudio Focus 10 it means one single amplifier per driver.
Why an amp for each individual tweeter and mid/bass unit?
Because that gives more control over their performance. And that means each driver can sound as good as possible, with no compromise.
DSP (Digital Signal Processing) Technology
Dynaudio took all the lessons they learned while creating the award-winning Focus XD, Xeo, LYD and Core ranges and produced a system that’s as effective as it is simple to use. Tell the speakers where they are in your room (near a wall, in a corner or in free space) by choosing the appropriate option in the Dynaudio app, and they’ll optimise their performance for that position.
If you want to delve deeper into calibration there’s optional Dirac Live technology for completely bespoke results from their room correction software.
Even the magnetic grille is smart. Focus 10 has specific EQ settings for when it’s in use or not (you’ll know it’s doing its thing when you see the light glow blue briefly).
In the Focus 10 there is a total of 390W of class-D Pascal amplification under the hood in each speaker (110W for the tweeter and 280W for the woofer). The Focus 10 is primed and ready to fill even a midsize room with high-quality sound. In fact, we’d say they pack more punch than a speaker of their size has any right to.
There’s even an automatic failsafe system to ensure the speakers aren’t damaged when cranked to neighbour-bothering levels: a bespoke sliding high-pass filter reduces woofer excursion as the volume rises.
Classic Dynaudio Drivers
The drivers themselves are every bit as impressive as the technology that feeds them.
At the top is a 28mm Cerotar soft-dome tweeter. It uses techniques and materials developed during the creation of the acclaimed Confidence, Special Forty and Core ranges – including the Hexis inner dome.
The optimised magnet system uses a strontium carbonate Ferrite+ ceramic design to increase tweeter sensitivity – which brings incredible detail and a sweet, natural treble response. That means an extremely low level of listener fatigue… which means you can listen for longer.
Dynaudio say the 14cm Esotec+ mid/bass driver is the best they've ever created for this size chassis. It was created using experience gained while developing the new Contour series – so to say it has pedigree is something of an understatement.
Its new surround and improved magnet system create an extended throw length, which extends the frequency response at lower frequencies while hanging on to its stellar midrange performance. And because the box is closed, Dynaudio have been able to extend the low-frequency performance down to trouser-flapping depths.
Looks that Thrill
The Focus 10 wouldn’t be a Dynaudio speaker if it didn’t look incredible. It’s available in four beautiful finishes – Blonde Wood, Walnut Wood, Black High Gloss and White High Gloss – each developed to complement real-world living spaces.
After all, not everyone wants to re-arrange their living-room around their speakers.
Then there are the little touches you might not notice at first. The brushed anodised aluminium cover rings on the tweeter and mid/bass driver. The discreet Dynaudio logo on the grille’s aluminium top. The light on the front of the speaker, which glows gently in different colours to tell you what’s happening. Even the backplate has been given special treatment.
Focus 10 is true Danish high-end hi-fi, made wireless. If your raised eyebrows had eyebrows, they’d be raised as well. It’s time to listen to something new…
- Analogue Inputs (Primary Speaker): 2x RCA
- Digital Inputs (Primary Speaker): 1x Toslink, 1x RCA
- Outputs (Primary Speaker): 1x RCA (for inter-speaker link), 1x Sub RCA, 1x Trigger
- Digital Inputs (Client Speaker): 1x RCA (for inter-speaker link)
- Wireless inter-speaker connection: WiSA (up to 24-bit/96kHz)
- Network: Wi-Fi, Ethernet, Bluetooth
- Frequency response (±3dB @ 85dB): 43Hz-22kHz
- Frequency response (-6dB dynamic): 22Hz-36kHz
- Box principle: Sealed
- Crossover: 2-way DSP-based
- Crossover Frequencies: 2.2kHz
- Woofer: 14cm MSP
- Tweeter: 28mm soft dome
- Amplifier Power: 280W (woofer) / 110W (tweeter)
- AC Power Input: 100-240V 50/60Hz
- Standby Power Consumption: < 0.5W
- Maximum Power Consumption: 280W
- Weight: 7.5kg / 16.5lb
- Dimensions (W x H x D): 180 x 315 x 261mm
- Dimensions with feet/grille (W x H x D): 180 x 315 x 276mm
- Grille: Black magnetic Smart Grille plus auto-sensing EQ