The Focal Clear is one of our top-selling headphones and has become a go-to for an open-back design. Also, the Elex fits in better with my X2, 4XX, 6XX, X love affair. Close. Posted by. Would you say the Clear is worth the premium over the Elex? I have definitely seen Clear owners post about that in the past too. This means that from the same source set at the same volume Clear will go louder. Regarding the ISO vs Fletcher Munson curves: Do you really need 30dB additional gain at 20 Hz at 100 phons? SONY OLED A8H 4K SMART TV - AN IN DEPTH REVIEW - Duration: 22:19. Joined: Sep 24, 2015 Likes Received: 70,016 Dislikes Received: 113 Trophy Points: 113 Location: Padre Island CC TX. Post #8,300 of 8,441 Coztomba Head-Fier. If true, that could increase prospective buyer's options at the very least. 1 year ago. Moving the bar up a tiny bit, I would clearly vote for the Focal Clears. Wouldn't look to upgrade. 1 comment. Some have said you can hardly tell the difference between the two when you do that. They also interact more with the pinna and create a more open soundstage than the Focal. The Clear carries more subbass but the sound signature pretty much tracks. It is definitely needed as a reference for future measurements from me. The HiFiMan Ananda are better critical listening headphones than the Focal Elear. It fastens closed via magnets on the opening flap. This new model to this lineup essentially takes the Elear, removes it’s pads and puts the Clear pads on them, along with a fresh paint job, improved cables from the Clear, and reduces the price tag by a couple hundred dollars to the selling price of $699. I am a little miffed because I don't think the Clears are twice as good as the Elex as the price reflects, but if I can get the improved driver that has a higher SPL tolerance I can't really put a price on that. … Focal has long been one of the biggest names in high end speakers, but its recently ventured into headphones and has been on a … Obviously, it shares a good deal of the technology developed for the Focal Utopia, which I reviewed in Issue 270, but its drivers are made of aluminum/magnesium rather than of the beryllium used for the Utopia. The Elegias certainly look like a premium pair of headphones. I think the elex is considered to be 90-95% of the clears and the elear is the odd triplet.

fab!..that’s supposed to such a classic model. Elear, Elex, and Clear all use the same driver. Many Elear owners likely upgraded to the Clear when it was introduced. Also, the Elex fits in better with my X2, 4XX, 6XX, X love affair. Any info or opinions are welcome. Thank you for the interesting read. Andrew Robinson 94,896 views Focal Elex: Basically Elex just fixes all my complaints with Elear. They have a nice grill on the cups and a well-padded headband. I think the Elex is pretty balanced sounding and has good bass extension. I only demo’d the Clear once a few months ago for a bit, but I believe it is more detailed and “clear” since it is brighter than the Elex. It's like reference headphones, "what does I_want_all_the_tacos" think :) Seriously dude, you oughta have your own website or blog or something. Likes: Rottmannash and Daaadou. I’ve got to think that one can now find a little cheaper. I think people typically choose the Elex and Clear over the Elear. Well, sometimes the measurements keep us honest. Joined Jun 13, 2020 Location Australia … Most so called headphone experts will tell you that the Focal Clear is a step up from the Focal Elear. The Focal Elegias isolate sound really well. Ears validate the measurements, not the other way. I just wish the Elex looked more like the Elear. 39. The result is a headphone which, for my tastes, transcends the performance of both "donor" models. It so happens I also won an auction for a Focal Elex. Thanks to everyone who took the time to respond, and here's enjoying a 'TOTL' headphone. Top view CSDs … 104dB/mW vs 97dB/mW; 220 Ohms … The Clear would carve out a really nice role in my collection between my HD800 and Auteur. New comments cannot be posted and votes cannot be cast. As a recent HD800 convert, I appreciate your review and comparisons. Not a problem on the Elex. You can't go wrong with either. The Elex has a 2 year warranty (from Focal) in the US. I can't say I have really noticed it in normal listening though. If it in fact works, an Elear/Clear pad combo could be considered a viable option by some people, even if it just gets you say halfway there sonically. That person thinks the Clear is muddy, shouty, and not as warm as the Elex. As @project86 has mentioned, the Elex has borrowed "here 'n there" from the Elear and Clear. I got to spend a number of days with the Utopia enough to know I love it. Andrew Robinson 94,896 views Close • Posted by. I've seen the SBAF crowd refer to it as an 'Eclair' :). I haven't noticed any QC issue, on the contrary – these are the most precisely built and finely tuned headphones I have encountered (except the Utopia obviously). Jude's review in the Elex thread shows the frequency response between the two phones to be very, very similar. Joined Nov 27, 2020 Messages 24 Likes 9. First of all, I hope this doesn't sound overly syrupy and "fanboyish", but--you remind me a lot of Tyll. purr1n, Dec 15, 2017 #1. I bought a new pair for $1099 delivered. I own the Elex & I think it's good enough, but you may not. I can get the Focal Clear for 750€ and wonder if I should pull the trigger. Part of the reason is that Focal supposedly designed their headphones in a way that limits their SPL. Clear, absolutely. While some models go for a workmanlike design, you’ll find nothing of the sort here – even at this price. Cheers Share This Post post-16053427. I have a lot of problems with it but I know if I sell it I'll just end up with another, like I've already learned once. share. 96. I could wear the K702 for hours with no issues. I am trying to save my wallet, but it might be a losing battle. The upper mids are filled in, but not overly emphasized. That said, having heard both: if I didn't have problems with my Elex I'd still own it. For EDM, these can be awesome, or they can suck a lot. Focal Elear vs Sennheiser HD 600. Obviously, it shares a good deal of the technology developed for the Focal Utopia, which I reviewed in Issue 270, but its drivers are made of aluminum/magnesium rather than of the beryllium used for the Utopia. WTB. Yeah, HD800 will always be up there for me. I think the main reason it hasn’t been reviewed much is because they’re just not in the hands of many reviewers. I auditioned the Clears already, and loved them, but Im not sure how they compare to the cheaper Elex. That's 31 … Likes: Jimbob54 and thewas. https://www.verumsonus.com/focal-clear-vs-focal-elear-vs-focal-elex-comparison-review/. Philimon, JonCharles, Vorlon and 10 others like this. I'm worried he hit his head on the way into the store, I admit I find your measurements strange, when I auditioned both the Elear and the Clear side by side the Elear was clearly the one with the most bass (or rather mid-bass, it felt really boomy compared to the other). Dec 22, 2020 #378. How does soundstage of the Focal Clear compare to that of the Elex? They are practically all-black, expect for the metallic silver finish on the cup hinges and logo. Settled on Focal Clear, or Elex. So, I received a Focal Clear that I got and I love. I'm very glad that the Elex has adopted the Clear-style of cables despite the headphone originating from a Elear base. May 6, 2020 #2. Edit if you're located in an area that massdrop will ship the elex to then I think that's the easy choice once factoring in price. I have a pretty big head (Beyers and AKGs almost don’t fit me) and I didn’t experience any discomfort with the Elear I had for a month, New comments cannot be posted and votes cannot be cast. There’s been a few comparison reviews from others between all the Focal headphones. Forum Donor. Dec 22, 2020 #383. We tried swapping pads and listened, but we tried it in a stupid way: one side had Elear pads and the other had the Elex pads. Press J to jump to the feed. heard there is unit variation possibly so would want details about your unit and stuff like clipping and creaking/rattle. Have you tried swapping the Elex and Elear pads? Focal Clear has the same high sensitivity as Elear, yet the voice-coil has been changed from 80 to 55 Ohms. And they don’t just look expensive, they feel it too. Maybe someone even already HAS the Elear, and doesn't realize you can "turn it into" an Elex just by buying the pads. 37 points. I don’t want to pay more than $700 for headphones and I feel comfortable having these as my endgame. Frankly, we wouldn’t have been surprised to see a price tag twice the size on these over-ears. Desktop: PC > RME ADI-2 DAC > KH750 > KH120 or Focal Elex/Clear pro/Elegia/AKG 371/+5. They're not gonna work with MD ouf of the goodness of their hearts, the only one getting screwed are those trying to sell on the used market, cause that tanked in either case. The difference between the Clear and Utopia is, in my opinion, almost as much preference driven as it is performance. Also, apparently the Elex on Massdrop has a better frequency response than the Clear and sounds better for cheaper, but I haven't heard it yet. Time to get your act straigt frenchie! save. Dec 22, 2020 #378 . (Auteur,Atticus,Eikon,6XX, ADI-2 Pendant ETC... | Arya | LCD-i4 | Ether C Flow 1.1 | -> CMA400i. Headphones - Open Back. Focal's Elear sits behind the new Clear and the Utopia but remains one of the meatiest sounding headphones in the $1000 range. ), but that's a far cry from $700 to $1500! How We Score; Annual Awards; Search By Price. The $1,500 Focal Clear are not one of those headphones. I have noticed that comparisons tend to say the Elear is a warmer sounding headphone (it has more pronounced bass). They did feel the same as the Clear pads though. ishca actually likes a headphone for once O.o. Desktop: PC > RME ADI-2 DAC > KH750 > KH120 or Focal Elex/Clear pro/Elegia/AKG 371/+5. per audeze, a friend did warn me about the infamous weight issues for many of their models: suggested instead to try hfm…but their qc is so so. If the purported effects of the pad swap could be replicated in REVERSE, than that could go a long way in furthering the hypothesis that the Elex is really just an Elear with Clear pads--and help us poor schlubs who want to pay as little as possible for the highest possible return in sonic value :P Thx in advance! Two cables are included, one with a 6.5mm plug and one with 4-pin XLR, allowing an easy match-up with the variety of desktop amps Massdrop and others make. My Clear looks very similar to the one measured here on my EARS (though raw and not DF compensated). Does the clear have that mid suck out as the elear does? The sound is overall a little less … Others may suggest the AKG … SONY OLED A8H 4K SMART TV - AN IN DEPTH REVIEW - Duration: 22:19. This is false. Cookies help us deliver our Services. I own the Elex and I think they are a very worthy upgrade from the HD600 and after listening and owning to several sub $1k headphones, the Elex have my favorite overall sound. Focal Elex vs. Elear + Clear pads vs. Elear + Utopia pads. R. rcstevensonaz Member. [WTB] [USA-MI] [H] PayPal [W] Focal Clear and Focal Elex. Massdrop Focal Elex Review Hello all!. The Focal Elear comes in an all black leather coated case. Home; Gear Guide. Sennheiser HD 600 . And yet, at least one set of … The Focals have always confused me; my results actually aren’t that different from Tyll’s either in that the Clear extends very slightly better and measures with more bass in general when the shout is taken into account. Dec 22, 2020 #383. Focal Elear Klipsch HP-3; Frequency Response: 5 Hz-23 kHz : 5 Hz-45 kHz: Impedence: 80 ohms: 25 ohms: Type: open-back, over-ear: triple-vented, semi-open, over-ear: Sensitivity: 104 dBSPL/1mW: 98 dBSPL/1mW: Drivers: 40 mm, “m-shaped dome” free-edge, 52 mm bio-dynamic: … On the other hand, the Klipsch HP-3 comes in a box made of wood. Just as a side note, why not pad swap the ELEAR pads onto the Elex and "A-B-C" test them? The HiFiMan Ananda are better critical listening headphones than the Focal Elear. Desktop: PC > RME ADI-2 DAC > KH750 > KH120 or Focal Elex/Clear pro/Elegia/AKG 371/+5. Thread starter Similar threads Forum Replies Date; N: Inspired by Modernity vs Antiquity – Focal Elear vs Klipsch HP-3 Comparison Review Specifications. This has the effect of making the mids more even. The Elex has a 2 year warranty (from Focal) in the US. Focal Elex vs Hifiman Ananda. Joined Sep 7, 2018 Messages 470 Likes 308. The advantages of AKG K702 over Elex are: 1) better, wider and more accurate sound stage, 2) reverse U shaped sound signature, 3) lighter weight, 4) less clamping force, and most importantly 5) more comfortable for long gaming sessions. Where they're different is that the Elex has more air in the treble & a wider sound stage; the Clear has more bass both mid & sub in addition to brighter highs. This may sound redundant but what does a Elear with Elex pads sound like? On the head, they are as comfortable as any of the aforementioned Focal headphones. $1000+ $501-1000; $401-500; $301-400; $201-300; $101-200; Up To $100; First Contact; Features; CanJam Reports; News Releases; Headphones . May 6, … Their sound quality follows more our target curve with excellent mid and treble ranges. ... Bass the Ananda is the clear winner here, it has bigger bass image and doesn't clip on loud heavy bass tracks like some Hans Zimmer soundtracks. It will if you put Elear pads on it. Can’t wait to read your review! Central Scrutinizer. Joined Jun 13, 2020 Messages 96 Reaction score 119 Location Australia. While the Utopia is definitely the more capable technical performer, many of the people I know prefer the Clear’s signature. As you said the graph showing the Clear having more bass doesn't seem to align with subjective impressions :), Still, thank you for this effort and for confirming that the Elex is basically the Elear with Clear pads (now I just need to find a way to buy these damn pads). Owned the Elex, best headphone under $1000 that I've heard, easily. Last year, Massdrop announced a collaboration with Focal and started collecting funds for the Focal Elex. Press question mark to learn the rest of the keyboard shortcuts, RME/887/ZDT Jr>Auteur/Atticus/HD800(SDR)/Elex/LCD2C/Verum1/HD6XX. Ok, a lot of good responses and discussion in this thread, and I think I'll settle down in on the Elex, that'll open up my budget a bit more to also upgrade from my E10K/Magni 2 combo. Coztomba. On the other hand, the Focal are better-built headphones and feel sturdier. Im looking for one TOTL set of cans to add to my Harem. The Sennies seem slow in comparison but make up for it with better overall tonality imo. The Elex starts with the Focal Elear and sprinkles in certain aspects from their new Clear design. But I to think they’re a very solid sound. As someone mentioned, given that most people I knpw take as close to perfect their equipment. Hi again, ... Hey Reddit, I need some advice. Also what does a Elear with Clear pads sound like? I realize the Clear pads cost I think $150 (maybe buy used? It is presented bea… Headphones: Focal Utopia, Hifiman HE6, Hifiman HE1000 V1, ZMF Atticus, Sennheiser HD580, Sennheiser PC37x, Sony MDR-1000x, Koss KSC75 Any time I see you've commented on something, I instantly take note. Generally this headphone doesn’t need a dedicated headphone amp to go loud enough, most interfaces will drive it with ease. A place for discussion, news, reviews and DIY projects related to portable audio, headphones, headphone amplifiers and DACs. I dunno. purr1n Finding his inner redneck Staff Member Friend BWC. Posted by 2 years ago. ShiZo Senior Member. After that, it’s a bit tougher. Honestly you'd have to hear both to decide which you like more. Innerfidelity is a much more credible tester than any other on the web, and his plots show an incredibly precise driver match. ARE OLED TVS STILL THE BEST IN 2020? I am a little miffed because I don't think the Clears are twice as good as the Elex as the price reflects, but if I can get the improved driver that has a higher SPL tolerance I can't really put a price on that. It does two things better than the Clear: I'm saving up for a pair of Clears right now because having gone through 2 pairs of Elexs that crackled I don't want to do the same song and dance a third time. A lot of MD editions do that tho, what is Senn trying to sell HD660S and even the HD650 for? Focal Clear vs Elear vs Elear with Clear Pads vs Elex Comparison Review. They have a … Dec 22, 2020 at 2:01 AM. Used vs new is a … ... help Reddit App Reddit coins Reddit premium Reddit gifts. Focal Elear. The retail price for the Clear is 500.00 more than the Elear. Focal Clear has the same high sensitivity as Elear, yet the voice-coil has been changed from 80 to 55 Ohms.This means that from the same source set at the same volume Clear will go louder. 5Hz vs 12Hz; 7dB/mW higher sound pressure level? solderdude Major Contributor. They also interact more with the pinna and create a more open soundstage than the Focal. Always had a suspicion that the Elex was going to make the Focal product portfolio kind of awkward. A lot of people are probably unwilling to put up with the long lead times either company attaches to MD's bulk orders, they don't seem to be getting any shorter drop after drop so maybe that plays into the math. Pretty sweet deal, if you ask me. Do all of these models have the same clamp strength? Dec 22, 2020 #383. amirm said: Yes, I plan to do that. I like the Elex for music, but I can't wear it for more than an hour. Ears validate the measurements, not the other way. Read full InnerFidelity review here: https://www.innerfidelity.com/content/focal-clear-over-ear-open-headphones The Sennies seem slow in comparison but make up for it with better overall tonality imo. It's that combination of knowledge, candor, graciousness, and well-spokeness. I'd be willing to upgrade to the Clear if soundstage was noticeably bigger. Focal Stellia: Focal Clear: Focal Stellia headphones: Focal Clear headphones: 1.2 m cable with 3.5 mm connector: 1.2 m cable with 3.5 mm connector : 3 m balanced cable with 4-pin XLR connector: 3 m cable with 6.35 mm connector: 3.5 mm to 6.35 mm adapter: 3 m balanced cable with 4-pin XLR connector: zipping rigid travel carrying … Desktop: PC > RME ADI-2 DAC > KH750 > KH120 or Focal Elex/Clear pro/Elegia/AKG 371/+5. There’s been a few comparison reviews from others between all the Focal headphones. Focal Stellia vs Focal Clear Headphones In the Box. Press question mark to learn the rest of the keyboard shortcuts, Atoll HD100 | Dragonfly Red > LCD2C | HD600 | Andromeda | P1, D90 -> THX887 -> Clear, Elex, Andromeda, 6XX, ADI2+MogwaiSE>Susvara/Auteur/Eikon/Aeolus/HE500/Teak/650/600/580, Soekris 1541 - ECP T3 - Aeolus | HD 6XX | PM-3 | ES100 - MD Plus, Utopia / XBA-Z5 / AH-D600 / ER4SR / HD540. It's really not that uncommon; I like lots of things. Central Scrutinizer. Priced at $1499, the Clear is intended to be the best option Focal offers for under $1500. Priced at $1499, the Clear is intended to be the best option Focal offers for under $1500. I never got to spend enough time with the Clear, and was thinking about the Elex. The Elear is my favourite-looking headphone, and then Massdrop went ahead and blacked out all that detail :(. Dec 22, 2020 #378. Then I got to spend time with an 800 and I knew it was exactly what I was looking for. Last year, Massdrop announced a collaboration with Focal and started collecting funds for the Focal Elex. The pads, however, make a very big difference, and some aftermarket pads, like some of the Dekoni ones, will completely re-tune Focals to the point that they don't even sound like Focals anymore. And DO NOT believe the dogma on the unfairly reviled HD700. On the other hand, the Focal are better-built headphones and feel sturdier. Im looking for one TOTL set of cans to add to my Harem. Looks a lot more even throughout the mids. Focal Elex vs Hifiman Ananda. Great article by VS once again. But it is also a bit brighter than Clear and has a little less bass. I have auditioned Clear and Utopia a few times now and Elex is pretty damn close to Clear. Yeah the elex is pretty close to the clear, the elear has like audeze tuning with the recessed treble. Top Reader Voted Headphones; Dynamic … The Focal Elear are great looking headphones that have a high-end and premium feel. Anyways... Have you tried pad swapping the Elex pads onto the Elear yet? But I can easily say that Elex and Clear are more similar and Elear is the odd man out. Dec 22, 2020 #383. per audeze, a friend did warn me about the infamous weight issues for many of their models: suggested instead to try hfm…but their qc is so so. 0 transactions. You won’t hear much from outside and while there is a little sound leakage at high volume, they’re ultimately pretty … Dec 22, 2020 ... Share: Facebook Google+ Reddit Pinterest Tumblr WhatsApp Email Link. Too often high-end products neglect appearances; if you’re spending this sort of money, we think you should get a product th… Likes: Rottmannash and Daaadou. Focal Elex Frequency Response (0db line = 100dbSPL) Focal Elex CSDs Focal Elex Harmonic Distortions (at FR measurement levels) Last edited: Dec 15, 2017. I am really surprised they haven’t been reviewed more and as of right now, I think they’re underrated. I think people typically choose the Elex and Clear over the Elear. The Elears are listed with a 1 year warranty at Crutchfield (it's dependent on country and retailer). The Focal Elear are great looking headphones that have a high-end and premium feel. The advantages of AKG K702 over Elex are: 1) better, wider and more accurate sound stage, 2) reverse U shaped sound signature, 3) lighter weight, 4) less clamping force, and most importantly 5) more comfortable for long gaming sessions. Head-Fier. AFAIK the Elex is an Elear with a different paint scheme and pads. Generally this headphone doesn’t need a dedicated headphone amp to go … Both headphones come in beautiful boxes. Press J to jump to the feed. 37 points. They contribute to the overall essence of the headphones themselves. Why is Focal Elear better than Sennheiser HD 600? For the Elex, Massdrop have done something similar to my thinking, and made the whole headphone a Sony-esque matte black, including using a darker version of the cable from the Clear. I don’t totally hear that much of a resemblance to the HD600 other than some shout, but I can see someone who likes the HD600 gravitate towards this. I should be getting a Clear and Utopia loaner soon and I'll eventually be doing a 4 way shootout comparison of Elear, Elex, Clear, and Utopia. The Focal Clear feature an M-shaped, inverted-dome, full-range driver measuring 40mm. Always had a suspicion that the Elex was going to make the Focal product portfolio kind of awkward. Putting Elex pads on Elear accomplishes the same thing. Home > Headphones comparison > Focal Elear vs Sennheiser HD 600. I auditioned the Clears already, and loved them, but Im not sure how they compare to the cheaper Elex. Sennheiser HD 600. vs. vs. 18 facts in comparison. Subjectively. Well at least it is to me, when you have a product available only to some parts of the market through a "dollarstore" outlet at half price and more or less the same if not better (!) Yeah, unfortunately that's not how pricing works in audio. After that, it’s a bit tougher. They have the same reference sound and warmth as the HD600 with a more refined and clear presentation. I like the Elex for music, but I can't wear it for more than an hour. Are they the same as with the Clear pads? R. rcstevensonaz Member.
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