A yr in the past, I mentioned the “The Focal Elear headphone could also be the perfect headphone out there for the cash at the moment.” Nonetheless, it was (and nonetheless is) 1000 bucks—no small quantity for headphones no matter price range. However that—as they are saying—was then. At this time, Focal has swapped the E in Elear for a C and has launched the Clear headphone. Worth-wise, Clear sits between the marginally cheaper Elear and the uber costly Utopia mannequin.
Like its siblings, the Focal Clear is an audiophile circum-aural open-back headphone, which means it has a extra open sound however leaks sound so anybody subsequent to you’ll be able to hear what you hear. In accordance with Focal, this open again speaker design gives unparalleled dynamics.
The Clear headphone speaker’s aluminum/magnesium alloy includes a new copper voice coil and provides a mix of low weight with excessive rigidity. This gives broad dynamics over all the audio spectrum and is able to revealing the tiniest particulars of a recording. Bass is managed—even at excessive volumes.A brand new era of perforated micro-fiber ear cushions helps give an impression of a really open house. The feeling of listening within the room—and never by means of headphones—is intensified. Listeners might imagine they’re listening to the perfect loudspeakers in the marketplace.
The Focal Clear comes with a tough carrying case and three completely different cable connections. An elective stand is obtainable. The Clear headphone is obtainable now and sells for $1,500 US. Go to www.focal.com/headphones for extra data.
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