March 23, 2023 – To mark the 10th anniversary of their merger, the respective figureheads in French acoustics and English electronics are introducing Focal Naim 10th Anniversary Edition: a complete special-edition system.
FROM MANUFACTURERS TO FULLY FLEDGED, GLOBALLY RENOWNED BRANDS
In 2011 Focal and Naim announced that they were to merge to create a new European leader in the audio sector. Three years later, in 2014, the brands cemented their union by joining the VerVent Audio Group, they would continue to evolve and respond to the challenges of a constantly changing market. Today, an ever-expanding portfolio of Focal and Naim products is available via 10,000 retailers worldwide, including the growing network of Focal Powered by Naim stores, driven by the brands’ ambitious global retail strategy. Their product collections extend to integrated solutions, headphones, in-car systems, recording studio monitors and yachts.
FOCAL NAIM 10th ANNIVERSARY EDITION: AN INCREDIBLE SYSTEM
To celebrate 10 years together, Focal and Naim have developed a special edition system – a ready-to-play Focal Naim 10th Anniversary Edition of iconic products with unique aesthetics. Heading the set-up are the award-winning Sopra N°2 loudspeakers in a special finish: concrete side panels pair with a ‘tin’ front baffle; inspired by the grandeur of architectural creations. These finishes, with a metallic effect previously unseen in the audio sector, encapsulate more than 40 years of Focal’s know-how and innovation. An acclaimed array of Naim Classic electronics powers the Focal loudspeakers: the cutting-edge NDX 2 music-streaming player pairs with the NAC 282/NAP 250 DR pre-power amplifiers, complete with matching NAPSC and HiCap DR power supplies. The system includes all the connections you need, including a pair of Naim’s top-range Super Lumina speaker cables.
COMPLETE, CUTTING-EDGE AUDIO SOLUTIONS
Innovation, expertise and local manufacturing are the common thread that have always united Focal and Naim. While one excels in acoustics, the other shines in electronics. Over the years, Focal and Naim have created a range of fully complementary high-end products founded on technology, sound performance and aesthetics. At every level, the brands work together to create visual and sonic synergy. Recent examples include the Naim Uniti Atom Headphone Edition – the perfect partner for Focal’s range of high-end headphones, including the new luxury Celestee and Clear Mg designs. Also, the Focal hi-fi loudspeakers which match with the Naim Audio Uniti players or the lauded Naim Mu-so 2nd Generation wireless speaker family, each featuring Focal-optimized speaker drivers.
PRICING AND AVAILABILITY
The Focal Naim 10th Anniversary Edition includes the Sopra N°2, NDX 2 – NAC 282 – HICAP DR and NAPSC – NAP 250 DR for $48,000 and available May 2022. The system includes all the connections you need, including a pair of Naim’s top-range Super Lumina speaker cables.
For more information, visit: https://www.focal.com/en/partners/10-years-together-special-anniversary-edition.
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ABOUT VERVENT AUDIO GROUP
VerVent Audio was born in 2011, incorporating Focal and Naim Audio. Each brand brings its savoir-faire: Focal is a French manufacturer of hi-fi loudspeaker and speakers, pro-audio monitors, in-car audio, custom-install products and headphones. Naim is a renowned British electronics specialist, specializing in two-channel hi-fi, multi-room music streaming systems, amplifiers. Both are recognized as exceptional brands in their countries: Naim is a multiple Queen’s Award winner, while Focal is designated by the French state as an ‘Entreprise du Patrimoine Vivant’. Together, they have united their unique areas of excellence and innovation and constitute a reference point in the world.
ABOUT FOCAL NAIM NORTH AMERICA
Born from the merger of Focal, world leader in acoustic sound made in France, and Naim Audio, world leader in British-made hi-fi electronics, VerVent Audio Group’s brand subsidiaries signal a new investment phase and direction for VerVent in the US and Canada. By creating its own distribution entity, the group is striving to turn the North American territory into the market leader for Focal and Naim.
Since joining forces, Naim and Focal have united their unique areas of excellence and innovation, meaning even higher levels of authentic audio performance are possible – taking you closer to the music you love.