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Focal PS 165 FXE Flax Evo Series 16.5cm (6½”) Bi-Amplified 2-Way Component Kit

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The Focal PS 165 FXE Flax Evo Series 16.5cm (6½”) Bi-Amplified 2-Way Component Kit guarantees an easy installation and pure in-car listening pleasure. Combining the best of Flax technology with the latest Focal innovations, they offer one of the most natural sounds.

The TMD (Tuned Mass Damper) surround incorporated in the woofers stabilises the surround to achieve better control and greater neutrality and linearity, for an even denser bass. The central ogive cone, meanwhile, contributes to better sound dispersion. 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 and pre-cabled audiophile crossover completes the kit. Finally, with its engraved aluminium basket and meticulous finishes, PS 165 FXE combines style, discretion and modernity for a premium system.

Main Features:

  • Unique, patented Flax cone: neutral sound without colouration, more dynamic
  • “M” shape inverted dome TAM tweeter: better definition without directivity “TMD” suspension
  • Compact crossover, prewired: easy to install
  • Butyl suspension, more dynamic exclusive “TMD” (Tuned Mass Damper) profile: enhanced control, more neutral, linear sound
  • Tilted mounting: easier installation
  • Aluminium Basket: rigid and non-magnetic design
  • Phase Plug: better dispersion
  • Engraved serial number: guarantee of authenticity
  • Bi-amplifier system
  • Made in France in the Focal workshops
  • High power handling
  • Deep, sustained bass
  • Wider diffusion angle
  • Natural, precise sound
  • Easy installation
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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.

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Specifications

Dimensions
N/A
availability

Online, Store

Model

Focal PS 165 FXE

type

2-way component kit

Woofer

6 1/2” (165 mm)

Woofer Depth

3 1/16” (77 mm)

Cone

Flax sandwich

Tweeter

TAM tweeter (Aluminium/Magnesium ‘M’-profile inverted dome tweeter)

power

RMS / max.: 80 / 160 Watts

Sensitivity (2.83V/3’ 3 3/8”(1 m))

90.5dB

frequency response

55Hz – 28kHz

voice coil diameter

32mm

Magnet

Ferrite

Surround

TMD – Rubber

impedance

4 Ω

Crossover

12-18dB/oct @3kHz

Woofer Technical Specs

DC resistance — 3.5Ω
Former — Kapton
Layers — 2
Wire — Copper
Net weight — 1,350 g (2.97 lbs)

Tweeter Technical Specs

Nominal power — 20W
Maximum power — 150W
Sensitivity — 92dB
Cone — Al – Mg
DC resistance — 3.4Ω
VC diameter — 23 mm (1 5/16″)
Former — Kapton
Layers — 2
Wire — Alu
Net weight — 60g (0.13 lb)

The Focal PS 165 FXE Flax Evo Series 16.5cm (6½”) Bi-Amplified 2-Way Component Kit guarantees an easy installation and pure in-car listening pleasure. Combining the best of Flax technology with the latest Focal innovations, they offer one of the most natural sounds.

The TMD (Tuned Mass Damper) surround incorporated in the woofers stabilises the surround to achieve better control and greater neutrality and linearity, for an even denser bass. The central ogive cone, meanwhile, contributes to better sound dispersion. 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 and pre-cabled audiophile crossover completes the kit. Finally, with its engraved aluminium basket and meticulous finishes, PS 165 FXE combines style, discretion and modernity for a premium system.

Main Features:

  • Unique, patented Flax cone: neutral sound without colouration, more dynamic
  • “M” shape inverted dome TAM tweeter: better definition without directivity “TMD” suspension
  • Compact crossover, prewired: easy to install
  • Butyl suspension, more dynamic exclusive “TMD” (Tuned Mass Damper) profile: enhanced control, more neutral, linear sound
  • Tilted mounting: easier installation
  • Aluminium Basket: rigid and non-magnetic design
  • Phase Plug: better dispersion
  • Engraved serial number: guarantee of authenticity
  • Bi-amplifier system
  • Made in France in the Focal workshops
  • High power handling
  • Deep, sustained bass
  • Wider diffusion angle
  • Natural, precise sound
  • Easy installation
Ps 165 Fxe Image3

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.

Ps 165 Fxe Image4

Specifications

Dimensions
N/A
availability

Online, Store

Model

Focal PS 165 FXE

type

2-way component kit

Woofer

6 1/2” (165 mm)

Woofer Depth

3 1/16” (77 mm)

Cone

Flax sandwich

Tweeter

TAM tweeter (Aluminium/Magnesium ‘M’-profile inverted dome tweeter)

power

RMS / max.: 80 / 160 Watts

Sensitivity (2.83V/3’ 3 3/8”(1 m))

90.5dB

frequency response

55Hz – 28kHz

voice coil diameter

32mm

Magnet

Ferrite

Surround

TMD – Rubber

impedance

4 Ω

Crossover

12-18dB/oct @3kHz

Woofer Technical Specs

DC resistance — 3.5Ω
Former — Kapton
Layers — 2
Wire — Copper
Net weight — 1,350 g (2.97 lbs)

Tweeter Technical Specs

Nominal power — 20W
Maximum power — 150W
Sensitivity — 92dB
Cone — Al – Mg
DC resistance — 3.4Ω
VC diameter — 23 mm (1 5/16″)
Former — Kapton
Layers — 2
Wire — Alu
Net weight — 60g (0.13 lb)