Focal

Focal - Arche

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Tenure Interest% Installment Interest
3 14% ₹ 68,228 ₹ 4,685
6 14% ₹ 34,707 ₹ 8,246
9 14% ₹ 23,538 ₹ 11,847
12 14% ₹ 17,957 ₹ 15,489
Tenure Interest% Installment Interest
3 13% ₹ 68,116 ₹ 4,349
6 13% ₹ 34,608 ₹ 7,651
9 14% ₹ 23,538 ₹ 11,847
12 14% ₹ 17,957 ₹ 15,489
18 15% ₹ 12,477 ₹ 24,585
24 15% ₹ 9,697 ₹ 32,736
Tenure Interest% Installment Interest
3 13% ₹ 68,116 ₹ 4,349
6 13% ₹ 34,608 ₹ 7,651
9 13% ₹ 23,443 ₹ 10,989
12 13% ₹ 17,863 ₹ 14,361
18 15% ₹ 12,477 ₹ 24,585
24 15% ₹ 9,697 ₹ 32,736
36 15% ₹ 6,933 ₹ 49,590
Tenure Interest% Installment Interest
3 13% ₹ 68,116 ₹ 4,349
6 13% ₹ 34,608 ₹ 7,651
9 15% ₹ 23,634 ₹ 12,707
12 15% ₹ 18,052 ₹ 16,620
18 15% ₹ 12,477 ₹ 24,585
24 15% ₹ 9,697 ₹ 32,736
Tenure Interest% Installment Interest
3 15% ₹ 68,340 ₹ 5,021
6 15% ₹ 34,807 ₹ 8,841
9 15% ₹ 23,634 ₹ 12,707
12 15% ₹ 18,052 ₹ 16,620
18 15% ₹ 12,477 ₹ 24,585
24 15% ₹ 9,697 ₹ 32,736
Tenure Interest% Installment Interest
3 12.50% ₹ 68,060 ₹ 4,181
6 12.50% ₹ 34,559 ₹ 7,355
9 13.50% ₹ 23,491 ₹ 11,418
12 13.50% ₹ 17,910 ₹ 14,925
18 13.50% ₹ 12,336 ₹ 22,052
Tenure Interest% Installment Interest
3 12.99% ₹ 68,115 ₹ 4,346
6 13.99% ₹ 34,706 ₹ 8,240
9 13.99% ₹ 23,537 ₹ 11,838
12 13.99% ₹ 17,956 ₹ 15,478
18 14.99% ₹ 12,476 ₹ 24,568
24 14.99% ₹ 9,696 ₹ 32,713
Tenure Interest% Installment Interest
3 13% ₹ 68,116 ₹ 4,349
6 13% ₹ 34,608 ₹ 7,651
9 13% ₹ 23,443 ₹ 10,989
12 12% ₹ 17,770 ₹ 13,237
18 12% ₹ 12,196 ₹ 19,535
24 12% ₹ 9,415 ₹ 25,953
Tenure Interest% Installment Interest
3 12% ₹ 68,004 ₹ 4,013
6 12% ₹ 34,510 ₹ 7,058
9 14% ₹ 23,538 ₹ 11,847
12 14% ₹ 17,957 ₹ 15,489
Tenure Interest% Installment Interest
3 13% ₹ 68,116 ₹ 4,349
6 14% ₹ 34,707 ₹ 8,246
9 15% ₹ 23,634 ₹ 12,707
12 15% ₹ 18,052 ₹ 16,620
18 15% ₹ 12,477 ₹ 24,585
24 15% ₹ 9,697 ₹ 32,736
Tenure Interest% Installment Interest
3 14% ₹ 68,228 ₹ 4,685
6 14% ₹ 34,707 ₹ 8,246
9 14% ₹ 23,538 ₹ 11,847
12 14% ₹ 17,957 ₹ 15,489
Tenure Interest% Installment Interest
3 13% ₹ 68,116 ₹ 4,349
6 13% ₹ 34,608 ₹ 7,651
9 14% ₹ 23,538 ₹ 11,847
12 14% ₹ 17,957 ₹ 15,489
18 15% ₹ 12,477 ₹ 24,585
24 15% ₹ 9,697 ₹ 32,736
Tenure Interest% Installment Interest
3 13% ₹ 68,116 ₹ 4,349
6 13% ₹ 34,608 ₹ 7,651
9 14% ₹ 23,538 ₹ 11,847
12 14% ₹ 17,957 ₹ 15,489
18 15% ₹ 12,477 ₹ 24,585
24 15% ₹ 9,697 ₹ 32,736

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Warranty & Service

This product is covered by Focal's 2 Years Warranty against manufacturing defects. The Authorised service partner for all warranty claims in India is AK International.
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Designed in
France

Ideal for
Audiophiles

Ideal for
Indoor Use

2 Years of
Warranty

Volume
Controls

Metal
Build

AKM AK4490
Dual DAC Chips

Connect With
RCA & XLR

DESCRIPTION

THE FINAL MISSING PIECE IN YOUR AUDIOPHILE PUZZLE

Straight outta France, Arche is a unique one trick pony which combines a digital-analog 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. Delivering a stellar performance, you also benefit from the performance delivered by the converter to drive high-fidelity loudspeakers!

Focal
Focal
Focal

THE ARCHETYPE DAC/AMP COMBINATION FOR YOUR AUDIOPHILE NEEDS

The Arche is designed to be the perfect +1 to your Focal headphones. An all-in-one solution, the Arche offers presets for every set of Focal High-Fidelity headphones Utopia, Stellia, Clear, Elegia and Elear to make sure you get the absolute best from this ultimate combination. Your Focal headphones can therefore be sure to enjoy a combination of electronics and acoustics that is carefully thought out and specially developed from the very outset.

Focal
Focal

DUAL DAC AK4490 + DUAL CLASS-A AMPLIFIER CONFIGURATION FOR AN UNCOMPROMISING SOUND

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 untouched, so as to reproduce the tiniest details of the recording. Upon entry of the digital signal, Arche offers a resolutely audiophile design through its uncompromising construction be it signal processing or amplification. Due to the presets integrated, Focal headphones get custom amplification suited to their favourite tonal balance.

Focal
Focal

SOLID ALUMINIUM CHASSIS WITH A HEADPHONE MOUNT

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

Focal - Arche DAC Amplifier

SPECS

SPECIFICATIONS
TYPE DAC and headphones amplifier
MAXIMUM 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) WITHOUT STAND 60 x 200 x 297mm
DIMENSIONS (H x L x D) WITH STAND 321 x 200 x 297mm
WEIGHT 10.25 lbs (4.65kg)
AUDIO INPUTS Unbalanced analog RCA
Digital S/PDIF coaxial (RCA): Max. sampling frequencY - 192kHz (AES3-compatible)
Max. resolution 24-bit
Optical digital (TosLink) Max. sampling frequency - 192kHz (AES3-compatible)
Max. resolution 24-bit
Digital USB (USB-B): standard USB: USB 2.0 / USB 3.0 – USB audio class
AUDIO OUTPUTS Balanced analog 3-point XLR
Unbalanced analog RCA
FIRMWARE UPDATE via USB port (USB-A)
IN THE BOX
BOX CONTENTS 1. 1 x Arche digital-to-analog converter and amplifier
2. 1 x headphone stand
3. 3 x mounting screws for the headphone stand
4. 1 x Allen key (for headphone stand assembly)
5. 1 x mains power cable
6. 1 x user manual
7. 4 x silicone pads
8. 1 x key for headphone stand assembly

FAQS

DOWNLOADS

  • User Manual
  • Safety Precautions

  • USB Driver

  • Download the USB Drive to connect Arche to your computer (Windows OS only). Arche is Automatically detected by MacOS computers.
  • WARRANTY

    2 Year Warranty

    Don't sweat it, this Focal Arche comes with a 2 year warranty from Focal that covers manufacturing defects. All products featured on Headphone Zone are backed by an original manufacturer's warranty.

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