Published On: January 22, 2021

Focal’s New 1000 Series Features Customizable Options for a Fully-Equipped Home Cinema

Published On: January 22, 2021
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Focal’s New 1000 Series Features Customizable Options for a Fully-Equipped Home Cinema

With three new in-wall speaker options, three new in-ceiling options, and a new subwoofer option, the Focal 1000 Series is easily installed and made for a variety of different room layouts

Focal’s New 1000 Series Features Customizable Options for a Fully-Equipped Home Cinema

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The new 1000 Series from Focal is the renowned company’s latest innovation, with new in-wall and in-ceiling speakers options, as well as a new subwoofer. With Beryllium tweeters and W cones reminiscent of those in the Focal Utopia range, the speakers are customizable with ready-to-paint grilles. The new wall speakers are built with an adjustable driver and can be paired with one, two, or six subwoofers, and the ceiling speakers feature Focal’s ‘Easy Quick Install’ system.

The in-wall speaker options include the IWLCR Utopia, 1000 IWLCR6, and the 1000 IW6. The new IWLCR Utopia is built with two 3-inch midrange M-profile W drivers in addition to the W bass drivers. All three are built for home cinema integration, with the 1000 IW6 being perfect for smaller rooms.

As for new in-ceiling speaker options, the 1000 ICLCR5, 1000 ICW6, and 1000 ICA6 are all easy to install. The 1000 ICLCR5 is extremely adjustable and recommended for home cinema integration with no back wall.

Last but not least, the 1000 IWSUB Utopia subwoofer features three 6.5-inch W bass drivers.

The Focal 1000 Series will be available this upcoming February. The 1000 IWLCR Utopia retails for $7,499, the 1000 IWLCR6 retails for $2,699, the 1000 IW6 retails for $1,799, the 1000 IWSUB Utopia retails for $2,799, the 1000 ICLCR5 retails for $2,199, the 1000 ICW6 retails for $1,099, and the 1000 ICA6 retails for $1,099.

Additional Resources
• Visit the Focal website for additional details and product specs
• Read more about a different Focal series recently released
• Check out our review of the Focal Chora 808 Bookshelf speaker, and make sure to visit our In-wall and Architectural Speaker Reviews page for similar products

Keep reading for more from Focal:

French audio master, Focal, is delighted to present its 1000 Series – a game-changing range of in-wall and in-ceiling speaker and subwoofer options with unrivalled levels of performance and install flexibility. Three years in development, this new flagship range embodies the essence and savoir-faire of Focal: innovative speaker science, exclusive technology implementation, and exquisite French design and manufacturing. Made in France in Focal’s specialist workshops, the 1000 Series offers the ultimate discreet alternative to traditional hi-fi and home cinema set-ups, with no performance compromise. Each speaker is an innovative, flexible design – with both the installer and end customer in mind.


    • Raises integrated speakers to new performance levels, through use of flagship speaker technologies – including Beryllium tweeters; ‘W’ cones – as featured on Focal Utopia home speaker range.
    • Allows for seamless sonic combination of Focal’s traditional and integrated speakers.
    • Flexible design: Wall speakers feature adjustable driver - angle them in any direction towards the optimum listening position.
    • Simple to fit: Ceiling speakers use Focal’s patented ‘Easy Quick Install’ system, for tool-free integration.
    • Scalable subwoofer integration: Wall speakers can be paired with 1, 2, 4 or 6 subwoofers (while using only one channel of amplification), to match the room size and SPL levels desired. Speakon cables provided for simpler speaker/sub connectivity.
    • Magnetic, ready-to-paint speaker grilles for the perfect visual integration in every room.
    • Suitable for the majority of locations: In-wall speakers offer superlative performance despite being less than 10cm deep. For even greater flexibility, optional on-wall frames will be available soon.
    • Premium in-ceiling speaker models use the same form factors as popular Focal 300 Series, allowing for easy install upgrades.


1000 IWLCR Utopia

Exceptional in-wall speaker with Utopia technology. Features Focal’s flagship Beryllium tweeter, four 6.5-inch W bass drivers and two 3-inch midrange “M” profile W drivers. Adjustable (+/- 15 °) to suit optimum listening position. Pair with up to six 1000 IWSUB Utopia subwoofers for ultimate integrated home cinema experience. US pricing $7,499.

1000 IWSUB Utopia

In-wall closed subwoofer with Utopia technology. This two-part design – each featuring three 6.5-inch W bass drivers - is capable of reproducing incredible levels of powered and controlled bass. Easy to fit and scale to suit even the largest installs. US pricing $2,799.

1000 IWLCR6

Premium three-way in-wall speaker for high-end home cinema performance. Perfect for Left, Right, Centre or surround channel, the mids/tweeter section can tilt (+/-15°) to target the listening position. It can also be rotated 90° and used as a dedicated center-channel speaker. US pricing $2,699.

1000 IW6

Premium two-way in-wall speaker for home cinema. Ideal for front or surround effects in smaller rooms. US pricing $1,799.

1000 ICLCR5

Premium three-way angled in-ceiling speaker (56° for tweeter and midrange) - ideal for home cinema installations with no back wall. Mids/tweeter section is adjustable to target the listening position (+/-30°). Easy Quick Install technology for tool-free installation. Same form factor as Focal 300 Series, making upgrades easier. US pricing $2,199.

1000 ICW6

Premium in-ceiling speaker offering immense musicality and power. Easy Quick Install technology for tool-free installation. Same form factor as Focal 300 Series, making upgrades easier. US pricing $1,099.

1000 ICA6

In-ceiling speaker with 35° angle for maximum sound positioning and adjustment. Easy Quick Install technology for tool-free installation. US pricing $1,099.


The Focal 1000 Series will be available in the US by the end of February 2021. For more information visit here,

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