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Focal Astral 16 Channel AV Receiver


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Impressive one-box 16-channel AV receiver designed to get the best sound from Focal and other high end loudspeakers with a range of features.

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Warranty length 2 Years
Brand Focal JM Labs

Tech Specs

- Compatible: Dolby Atmos/DTS:X/Auro-3D
- Room Calibration: Dirac Live (20-20k Hz)
- "Remote Monitoring" function


Multichannel Surround
- Output channels: 16
- Decoding/upmixing: up to 16 channels
- Input sampling rate: up to 192kHz
- Bass management: fully flexible
- Multi-subwoofer channels: unlimited
- Multiway crossover: 6/12/18/24/36/48dB


- HDMI in: 7 HDMI 2.0/HDCP 2.2
- HDMI out: 2 HDMI 2.0/HDCP 2.2 (1 eARC)
- Supported video format: Up to 4K UHD
- High Dynamic Range: HDR10 / HLG
- Color Space/Subsampling: 4:4:4, 4:2:2, 4:2:0
- Deep Color: 12 bpc
- Max res supported: 4K 60fps 4:4:4 8bpc
- HDMI: 3D / 4K / eARC


Audio In
- Digital: 3 x coaxial, 3 x optical
- Analog stereo: 4 x RCA inputs


Amplified Output
- Amplified out: 12
- Analog out, balanced: 4 x XLR
- Stereo downmix, bal: 2 x XLR
- Technology: Class D
- Amplified channels: 12
- Power out p/ch (@0.1%): 8/4/2.7Ω
- 3 ch driven sim: 200W / 400W / 650W
- 6 ch driven sim: 200W / 350W / 350W
- 12 ch driven sim: 200W / 300W
- Power out p/ch (@0.1%): 8Ω / 4Ω / 2.7Ω
- 3 ch driven sim: 250W / 500W / 725W
- 6 ch driven sim: 250W / 500W / 500W
- 12 ch driven sim: 250W / 300W
- SNR (P-rated): 110dB
- THD (1W to P-rated -1dB): <0,03%


- Configurable multi-theater management
- Configurable audio zones management
- Unlimited AV zones listening presets
- Backup and restore of set-up
- Firmware update via USB/network


- USB type A: 2
- Ethernet
- Output trigger: 4 (out)
- IR remote: 1 in/1 out


- Web-based product configurator
- TCP/IP API based control
- Focal Remote iPad control appl
- Automation: Crestron, Control4, Savant, RTI
- Front panel display: TFT 4,3"


Power Supply
- Voltage range: 100V to 240V
- Type: SMPS
- Range selection: Universal


- Calibrated measurement mic/tripod
- Dirac Live license
- 32.9ft (10m) cable w/IR captor
- Mounting kit


- Dimensions (HWD): 19.1 x 47.9 x 49cm
- Net weight: 20kg

Product Description

Focal Astral 16 Channel AV Receiver and amplifier draws the very best out of high-fidelity and in-wall/in-ceiling loudspeakers by perfectly coordinating all the components within a sensational Home Cinema installation.

Home Theatre

Astral 16 is a high-end audio-video processor and amplifier delivering a distinctive home theatre experience. Equipped with 16 channels, 12 of which are amplified and 4 of which are pre-amplified (balanced XLR outputs), it has 4 DSPs dedicated entirely to audio including filtering, equalisation and bass management.

Managing all 3D audio flows such as Dolby Atmos and DTS:X, Astral 16 has unlimited channel configuration and will truly enhance the linked audio system. This is your access to a journey through images and sound of unrivaled quality supporting sampling frequency up to 192kHz.

Audio Formats

Astral 16 covers all audio formats: Dolby Atmos, DTS:X, Auro-3D and is equipped with technology that enables adjustments based on room properties. This Room calibration is facilitated by Dirac Live and delivered with a calibrated measurement microphone. Astral 16 can be fine-tuned to suit all potential acoustical environments.


Astral 16 is compatible with Control4, Crestron, Savant and RTI. The AV receiver benefits from the possibilities offered by the leading interface systems to enable impeccably seamless remote control over all your audio and visual requirements.

Key Features

- Dedicated iOS application - simple and intuitive control
- Unlimited number of settings
- System calibration by Dirac Live (integrated license)
- Active analysis and correction of room acoustics and multichannel system
- Racking kit provided for flexibility of installation

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