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Old 10-12-2017, 04:21 PM
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Default Did anyone listen to the Focal Clear headphones?

Rocky Mountain show was great, I got to hear and see so much that I'd never get to listen to normally.

I was considering getting the LCD-X in the past, but hearing the Clear has me confused. Have you heard the Audeze LCD series and the Clear side by side? Because these to where on opposite sides of the Can Jam.
What do you think about the Clear?

Oddly when I listened to the Utopia I expected more clarity in vocals and separation, which is why Focal asked me to try the clear.
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Old 10-13-2017, 09:38 PM
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I have the Focal Elear and listed to the Clear and Utopia at RMAF. To me there wasn’t enough difference in any of them to justify the price difference
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I have the Focal Elear and listed to the Clear and Utopia at RMAF. To me there wasn’t enough difference in any of them to justify the price difference
It's all about how much you are willing to spend.It can never be worth it if it's more when you want to spend. So the budget is crucial.

My advice is to listen to systems without any thoughts about money. Decide how it sounds and if you like it. Then decide what your willing to spend.

Focal Utopia Headphone is on of, ore probably, the best headphone I'v ever experienced.
Elear is very good at its price. One of the best. Though, quite a comfortable distance from Utopia I think. Even more so when the headphone amps gets better and better.
Never listened to Clear though.

Price justification??? Very personal. Up to you when you hear it.
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Listen to the Sennheiser HE-1 ($50k) for 3 minutes (then they throw you out), then pick the headphone you can afford that sounds most like it! I haven’t heard the Focal but that is my advice.
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Listen to the Sennheiser HE-1 ($50k) for 3 minutes (then they throw you out), then pick the headphone you can afford that sounds most like it! I haven’t heard the Focal but that is my advice.
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