This a very nicely designed and sounding monitor speakers. The Aria range has been a very successful group of speakers for Focal and comprises of three different floorstanders, a monitor speaker and a center speaker. If floorstanders are too overwhelming for your room then the 906 monitor speaker is the answer for getting an Aria for your room. Built and finish is high class with nice premium finishes and a sound quality that easily rivals similar offerings from KEF, Sonus Faber etc. The drivers used in the 906 enjoys some of the trickled down technology from the more expensive drivers used in their reference Utopia range of speakers. Comprising of one 1″ aluminum/magnesium tweeter and a 6.5″ F-cone flax/fiberglass woofer, the speaker is good for a frequency range of 55 Hz to 28 kHz with a sensitivity of 89.5 dB and a nominal impedance of 8 ohm. Speakers are very easy to drive and the 50W from our integrated amp drove them with ease. They delivered a smooth, dynamic presentation and a soundstage than could have come from a mid-size tower speakers if you were doing a blind listening test. The level of musicality is impressive especially now when they can be had for under $500. Each speaker measures 8.9″ wide, 15.3″ tall and 9.8″ deep. A sturdy 24″ speaker stand is necessary to anchor down the speakers and “lock in” a tighter bass response and a more focus soundstage.
Cosmetically, the speakers are in nice shape. Some scuff marks/nicks from use and some corner wear on the grille covers but nothing major. We have the original box and will securely pack them for safe shipping.