Oyaide Focus-1 XLR Connectors
Oyaide enhanced product quality by paying careful attention to each detail of structural characteristic, texture and appearance. Only when such details are integrated successfully is a product completed perfectly. Spared no effort in spending time on those creative works: it took a whole year from the first stage of product planning to complete the Focus 1 XLR connector. The design is inspired by the appearance of a lens on a camera, which represents the subtle and exquisite sound image of the Focus 1. As a result of the integration of high-quality sound and efficient design, a masterpiece XLR plug was produced through the uncompromising spirit and technical know-how of Oyaide Electric.
Features of the Focus 1 XLR connector, in Oyaide’s own words:-
One-touch push-pull function is the entirely-new locking system. You can lock just by inserting Focus 1 into the inlet and unlock by pulling the tip ring. The ball-bearing system, manufactured by ultra-precision machining, is employed for its locking mechanism. These functions deliver a smooth and absolute plug connection.
In addition, an innovative idea is utilised for the contact of Focus 1. The No.1 contact pin (earth) is 3mm longer than other pins so that it contacts fast for the purpose of protection from POP noise at the moment of connection. Furthermore, a bladed cable clump is employed for the cable fixture. By applying this clumping system, it is possible to connect chassis ground and stabilise cable simultaneously.
Due to its 12mm install cable O.D. (when cable bushing is removed), it gives infinite possibilities for DIY enthusiasts, and its tapered insertion hole makes cable installation easier and avoids cable disconnection by bending. Furthermore, a rubber ring which is installed at the junction of the body and housing acts as a vibration damper and loosening protector.
The contact pins of Focus 1 are made from a phosphor bronze bar that is precisely shaped by CNC machining. After careful machine barrelling, silver (inner) and rhodium (outer) are directly plated on them. Then, the pins are moulded into highly rigid 30% glass-filled PBT, which ensures high-speed vibration attenuation. The body and housing, processed by CNC machining, are high-density and have a high shielding performance compared to an existing lost-wax processed body. For its surface treatment, hard chrome-plating is coated like the body of the camera.
The design of Focus 1 is inspired by the appearance of a lens on a camera, which projects a subtle and exquisite image. For the identification of left and right channels, blue and red Swarovski rhinestones are enchased in the surface of its body. The beauty of its body design and the brilliance of Swarovski enhance the appeal of this product and produce a sense of expectancy.
PRICE (2 Male + 2 Female)
£250.00 + vat + p&p