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Focal Arche Headphone Amplifier / DAC - Warehouse Deal

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Was: £2499.00
£2124.00

Focal Arche is an all-in-one soloution for headphones. 

Manufactured in France, Arche is a unique electronic solution which combines a digital-analogue converter as well as two pure class A amplification modes designed especially for headphones. Ideal to sit between the digital sources and your audiophile headphones, Arche is the perfect solution to fully enjoy your headphones, whilst benefiting from the performance delivered by the converter to drive high-fidelity loudspeakers!

So Arche is an all-in-one solution, which also offers presets for every set of Focal High-Fidelity headphones (Utopia, Stellia, Clear, Elegia et Elear) to make sure you get the absolute best from this ultimate combination: owners of Focal headphones can therefore be sure they are enjoying a combination of electronics and acoustics that is carefully thought out and specially developed from the very outset. Arche will be updated by using a USB stick.

Power & Precision

Power & Precision

The two premium AK4490 balanced digital-analog converters can process formats in PCM format up to 384kHz, as well as DSD 256. The analog signal is then routed towards 2 pure class A amplification modes designed especially for headphones (voltage, hybrid) for an uncompromising solution. The original audio signal is totally respected, so as to reproduce the tiniest details of the recording.

Choose Your Amplification

Choose Your Amplification

Upon entry of the digital signal, Arche offers a resolutely audiophile design through its uncompromising dual mono construction, from signal processing to amplification. And thanks to the presets integrated, every user of Focal headphones gets amplification to suit their product and their favourite tonal balance.

Use & Design

Use & Design

Arche comes with a solid aluminium headphones mount inspired by the brand’s logo: accessing and storing the headphones is therefore quick and easy, as well as looking incredible and saving on space!

  • Tick 100% dual mono design
  • Tick Digital-analogue converter compatible with high-resolution formats (384kHz - DSD 256)
  • Tick 2 integrated amplifiers (voltage/hybrid): choose the amplifier type best suited to your headphones
  • Tick Pure class A 2-channel amplifier 16 - 600 Ohms
  • Tick Presets for every Focal headphone model: get the best from Focal’s combination of electronics and acoustics
  • Tick 768kHz, 32bit AK4490 DAC chips
  • Tick Dual mono audiophile construction from digital input to output
  • Tick 2 headphone inputs: 4-point XLR (balanced), 1/4” (6.35mm) jack (unbalanced)
  • Tick Also works as standalone DAC for home Hi-Fi systems
  • Tick Ships with branded Focal headphone stand included
  • Tick 3 digital inputs and 1 unbalanced analog input: audio sources are always connected and available
  • Tick 1x balanced output and 1x unbalanced output: use as a digital-analog converter combined with an external amplifier

While we do our best to keep this information up to date, please be aware that all specifications are subject to change by the manufacturer at any time.

Max. power 2 x 1W @ 1kHz under 32 Ω
Frequency response 10Hz to 100kHz
Total Harmonic Distortion (THD) < 0,001%
Signal-to-noise ratio > 116dB @ 32 Ω (Class A)
Power supply 85 to 265 Vac / 47 – 63Hz
Dimensions (H x L x D) 321 x 200 x 297mm
Weight 10.25 lbs (4.65kg)
Audio inputs Unbalanced analogue RCA
Digital S/PDIF coaxial (RCA)
Optical digital (TosLink)
Digital USB (USB-B)
Audio outputs Balanced analogue 3-point XLR
Unbalanced analogue RCA
Firmware update via USB port (USB-A)

While we do our best to keep this information up to date, please be aware that all specifications are subject to change by the manufacturer at any time.

Part Exchange Available

Looking to upgrade and not sure what to do with your old gear? Trade-in with us and take the hassle out of finding a new home for your equipment.

We can take back any type of product we sell, from cables, to projectors, speakers, amplifiers, AV receivers, subwoofers and more.

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Please note we don't purchase second hand goods for cash, we take trade-ins as part payment towards the purchase of new equipment.

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