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    Re: Focal clear headphones review

    Nice review. I cannot wait for mine to arrive!
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    Re: Focal clear headphones review

    Quote Originally Posted by Randy Myers View Post
    I cannot wait for mine to arrive!
    Me too.
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    Re: Focal clear headphones review

    You have some coming your way also?
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    Re: Focal clear headphones review

    Quote Originally Posted by Randy Myers View Post
    You have some coming your way also?
    Yes, thanks to Mike.

    I think they'll be a good match with my Chord Mojo.
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    Re: Focal clear headphones review

    Nice... mine are also coming from Mr. Mike. I think they will match up nicely with my Dennis Had amp.

    I posted in another thread that we had a can jam at our local audio club. Some nice headphones and amps were brought in by members... a couple pair of Audeze LDC3, with and without their latest mods. HiFiMan 1000 v2, my MrSpeakers, and many other models. Various amps such as a Woo WA22, a Bryston, a few Oppo spinners, a Luxman Integrated, etc.

    The Focal Clear appeared to be the run away winner!

    I was personally out of sorts that day so I did not participate in comparing, but since I wanted a second set of nice headphones that are different then my planers the Focals jump up on my list ...
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    Re: Focal clear headphones review

    I just got a message that my Focals are in California! Now is when I start getting a lot more excited!
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    Speakers & Cans: KEF R700s | Focal Clear


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    Re: Focal clear headphones review

    Listening to the new Focal Clears. So far loving the sound, but I also assume there is a break-in period. Very comfortable, maybe not quite as much as the MrSpeakers, but certainly better than others I have had. Great sound, quite different then my Ethers. I would say fuller, richer, but maybe not quite as open and airy as the planar Ethers... but a very inviting sounding headphone.

    Fit and finish is as good as any I have had, which includes Audeze, McIntosh, KEF, HD800S, MrSpeakers... and package included is amazing... 1/4" and Balanced 3 M cables, 1.2 M 1/8" cable, nice case, etc. Simply amazing... and not cheap cables like the Audeze came with... even better then the Sennheiser cables... Top notch indeed!
    Pre & Amplifiers: Wyred 4 Sound STP-SE Stage 2 | Audio Mirror SET 45 | T+A AMP 8
    Digital: T+A DAC 8 DSD | Falcon NW Tiki | Roon & HQPlayer | W4S Recovery
    Other: AQ Niagara 1000 | Oppo BDP-105 | Technics ST-9030
    Speakers & Cans: KEF R700s | Focal Clear


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