Equipped with the Flax cone, the woofers from the Focal Performance Flax Evo PS 165 FE kit deliver a powerful (140-watt) natural sound without colouration. In addition, the TMD (Tuned Mass Damper) surround they incorporate stabilises the surround to achieve better control, and even greater neutrality and linearity.
The ‘M’-profile inverted dome TAM tweeters included in the kit offer a wider diffusion angle and greater sound definition, without directionality. Thanks to their tilted mounting, they are easy to install in the vehicle. A compact, pre-cabled audiophile crossover completes this kit. Finally, with its engraved aluminium basket and meticulous finishes, the PS 165 FE combines style, discretion and modernity for a premium system.
The Flax Cone, Expressive and Natural
This flax cone has been exclusively made in France by Focal since 2013. With its original design, it is 100% geared towards acoustic performance. This sandwich cone is formed of a flax fibre core placed between two thin sheets of glass fibre.
Flax is a fibre with the unique ability to reproduce a very natural sound without colouration, with a rich reproduction in the midrange and clear bass strokes. Its lightness offers great dynamics, while its rigidity sustains the bass and provides good damping to deliver a faithful listening experience.
Flax fibre is twice as light as glass fibre as it is hollow. Its very low elasticity makes it ideal for increasing the flexural rigidity module of a sandwich structure.
The TAM Tweeter
Made in France in the Focal workshops, the TAM tweeter stands out for its many qualities, particularly in terms of wide-angle diffusion, beneficial for in-car environments characterised by “off-axis” listening. Comprising a cone that is an aluminium/magnesium ‘M’-profile inverted dome, this tweeter unites an impressive array of cutting-edge Focal technologies to reproduce a faultless harmonic balance and highly-detailed treble.
The TMD Surround
A patented Focal technology, the TMD surround makes an appearance on all speaker drivers in the Flax Evo line, playing a key role in the reproduction and purity of the midranges as well as in the elimination of acoustic distortion, particularly when listening at high volumes.
- Unique, patented Flax cone
- Butyl surround with exclusive 'TMD’ profile
- Al/Mg ‘M’-profile inverted dome TAM tweeter
- Made in France in the Focal workshops
- High sensitivity
- Wider diffusion angle
- Natural, precise sound
- Easy installation
What's in the Box?
- Two PS 165 FE woofers
- Two TWFA1018 inverted dome tweeters
- 2 Crossover networks
- 2 Woofer grilles
- 2 Woofer grille mounting rings
- 2 Tweeter grilles (installed)
- 2 Tweeter trim rings (installed)
- 2 OEM tweeter mounting rings
- 2 Tweeter angle mount cups
- 2 Woofer mounting gaskets
- 8 Speed clips
- Four 3/4" Screws
- Eight 1" Screws
- Owner's manual
- Woofer Diameter: 6 1/2" (165mm)
- Woofer Depth: 27 / 8" (72.7mm)
- Magnet: Ferrite
- Cone: Flax Sandwich
- Tweeter: TAM tweeter (Aluminium/Magnesium ‘M’-profile inverted dome tweeter)
- Separate crossover: 12dB/oct @3kHz
- Max. power: 140W
- Nom. power: 70W
- Sensitivity (2.83V/1m): 91.5dB
- Frequency response: 60Hz – 28kHz