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Focal reveals the Clear reference headphones

focal-clearAre you on the lookout for a brand new pair of headphones? If you have answered in the affirmative, then here you are with Clear, the reference headphones from Focal that is able to deliver high quality audio while making you look good wearing it. Focal is a leading French speaker and headphone manufacturer, and the Clear happens to arrive in a circum-aural open-back headphone design that targets audiophiles who are big on performance.

Sporting an ‘M’–shape aluminum/magnesium dome, it arrives equipped with a revolutionary copper voice coil which delivers remarkable dynamics across the audio spectrum. Not only that, the bass will always be controlled even at high volumes, while featuring exemplary linearity in the high-end. This new generation of perforated microfiber ear cushions will also ensure that the Clear’s open design remains as that, providing the headphones with a weightless and almost invisible feeling as if it is not even there.

Backed by three and a half decades of expertise, Focal’s ‘M’-shape inverted dome which is composed of an aluminum/magnesium alloy will deliver an ideal combination of lightness, rigidity and dampening. These traits in addition to an open-back design would enable listeners to feel as though they are using the best high-fidelity loudspeakers despite the fact that it is just a pair of reference headphones. Is it possible to say that this is magic at work? Apart from that, Clear will also offer a full range of connectors, including three different types of cables to ensure that users have the best solution ready at all times. The braided cotton sleeve alongside the 24 AWG oxygen free copper cable delivers low resistance to deliver sound with utmost transparency, while a pair of 3.5mm mono jack sockets located within the headphones can be locked to secure the connection of the cables.

Expect the Focal Clear reference headphones to retail for a whopping $1,499 per pair — not cheap at all, but the kind of quality delivered is mind blowing.

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