Focal Astral 16 AV Receiver

$38,999.00 inc GST

The Focal Astral 16 AV Receiver is like any true conductor who draws the best out of his orchestra.

The Astral 16 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.

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Focal Astral 16 AV Receiver

With the Focal Astral 16 AV Receiver you can treat yourself to a sensational Home Cinema experience.

Incorporating cutting-edge technologies and multiple features, this versatile solution promises to deliver a unique, immersive experience at home. Thrills guaranteed!

The Focal Astral 16 AV Receiver integrates a Class D Pascal Audio amplifier and has has 16 channels. Of which 12 are amplified and 4 are pre-amplified (balanced XLR outputs) and dedicated entirely to audio (filtering, equalization, bass management, etc.).

This rock-solid foundation is your official invitation to an immersive journey through images and sound of unrivaled quality (sampling frequency supported up to 192 kHz).



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  • Dedicated iOS application – simple and intuitive control
  • Unlimited number of settings
  • System calibration by Dirac Live® (built-in license) – analysis and active correction of the room’s acoustics and the multichannel system
  • Rack mounting kit supplied – flexible installation

Focal Astral 16 AV Receiver covers all audio formats: Dolby Atmos®, DTS:X™, Auro-3D® etc.

Equipped with technology that allows adjustments based on room characteristics (Room calibration, with Dirac Live®) and delivered with a calibrated measurement microphone, Astral 16 can be fine-tuned to suit all possible acoustical environments and desires.


Astral 16 comes with an app available on the App Store (via iPad) to drive the system you want room by room, as well as technical support (Remote Monitoring) for equipment diagnostics at any time.


Focal Astral 16 AV Receiver is compatible with Control4, Crestron, Elan, Savant and RTI.

It benefits from the potential of these leading interfaces to provide remote control over your entire system.



Type 16 channel audio-video processor and amplifier

Main features

Compatible formats Dolby Atmos® / DTS:X™ / Auro-3D®

  • Room Calibration Powered by Dirac Live® : target curve editable from 20Hz to 20kHz for all channels (including subwoofers), phase correction full bandwidth 20Hz-20kHz on all channels (including subwoofers)
  • Remote Monitoring” function

Multichannel / Surround Processing

  • Output channels 16
  • Decoding / upmixing channels up to 16 channels
  • Input sampling rate supported up to 192kHz
  • Stereo downmix
  • Bass management fully flexible
  • Multi-subwoofer channels unlimited
  • Multi-way crossover (6-12-18-24-36-48dB/oct filter slopes)
  • 20 Parametric EQ per channel


  • HDMI inputs 7: HDMI 2.0 / HDCP 2.2
  • HDMI outputs (mirror) 1: HDMI 2.0 / HDCP 2.2 (with eARC) 2: HDMI 2.0 / HDCP 2.2
  • Supported video format Up to 4K UHD
  • High Dynamic Range HDR10 / HLG
  • Color Space and Subsampling 4:4:4, 4:2:2, 4:2:0
  • Deep Color 12 bpc
  • Max resolution supported 4K 60fps 4:4:4 8bpc
  • HDMI 3D / 4K / eARC

Audio Inputs

  • Digital input 3 x coaxial, 3 x optical
  • Analog stereo inputs 4 x RCA inputs

Amplified Audio Outputs

  • Amplified main outputs 12
  • Analog main outputs, balanced 4 x XLR
  • Stereo downmix outputs, balanced 2 x XLR
  • Technology Class D
  • Amplified channels 12
  • Continuous power output, per channel, à 0.1%THD 8Ω / 4Ω / 2.7Ω
    • 3 channels driven simultaneous, 200W / 400W / 650W
    • 6 channels driven simultaneous, 200W / 350W / 350W
    • 12 channels driven simultaneous 200W / 300W
  • Continuous power output, per channel, à 1%THD 8Ω / 4Ω / 2.7Ω
    • 3 channels driven simultaneous, 250W / 500W / 725W
    • 6 channels driven simultaneous, 250W / 500W / 500W
    • 12 channels driven simultaneous 250W / 300W
  • SNR (P-rated) 110dB
  • THD (from 1W to P-rated -1dB) <0.03%

Set-Up Management

  • Configurable multi-theatre management
  • Configurable audio zones management
  • Unlimited Theatre and audio zones listening presets
  • Backup and restore of set-up.
  • Firmware update via USB/network

Control Inputs / Outputs

  • USB type A 2
  • Ethernet
  • Output trigger control 4 (out)
  • IR remote ports 1

Control / Custom Installation

  • Web-based product configurator
  • TCP/IP API based control
  • Focal Remote iPad control application
  • Home automation Crestron, Control4, Savant, RTI home automation
  • Front panel display TFT 4.3″

Power Supply

  • Voltage range 100V to 240V
  • Type SMPS
  • Range selection Universal

Supplied with

  • Calibrated measurement microphone and tripod, Dirac Live license, 32.9ft (10m) cable with infra-red captor, mounting kit.

Dimensions & weight

  • Net weight – with stands (kg/lbs) 20.0 / 44.1
  • Net weight – with accessories for Rack (kg/lbs) 23.0 / 50.7
  • Dimensions with stands (h x w x d) (cm) 19.10 x 47.90 x 49

Additional information

Weight 20 kg
Dimensions 49 × 47.9 × 19.10 cm


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