Focal Clear are open back, full size headphones with reference level sound quality. Clear provide a more balanced, neutral, detailed sound than the Elear headphones and make an excellent reference.
The Clear are a higher sensitivity design, 55 ohms / 104dB, making them compatible with a wider variety of dacs and portable music players. Focal includes many high quality accessories: slim hard shelled carry case & 3 cables - XLR, 6.5mm & 3.5mm terminations.
The Clear feature a leather headband, perforated microfiber earpads and inner headband for cool comfort, aluminum yokes, deep ear pads and even weight distribution for long wearing comfort.
Innerfidelity.com Focal Clear review: what an enthusiast headphone should be: It's gorgeous; it's comfortable; its accessories are spectacular; and its sound is clear as a Montana winter sky. It's not bright, or dark, or liquid, or even—some odd way—neutral. It's just competently and confidently true to the music
TheVerge.com: 'the Clear is a definite luxury purchase for any of us, but my experience with it over the past few weeks has confirmed that Focal has once again struck gold'
techhive.com: 5 Stars: ' one of the best I have ever reviewed. It's a superior product for the discerning music lover who demands the finest musical reproduction possible.'
Stereophile.com: 'I have logged months of daily use of the Focal Clears, and compared them at length with Audeze's LCD-X and with Focal's own Elear and Utopia headphones... Nowadays, I use the Utopias and LCD-Xes as tools for studying recordings rather than for listening pleasure. Fortunately, listening pleasure is exactly what the Focal Clears gave me. They had that super-satisfying, just-right Goldilocks magic. They are my new real-world reference...'
- 55 ohms, 104 dB sensitivity
- weight: 450g
- 40mm aluminum/magnesium custom driver
- THD 0.25%
- Frequency Response: 5-28,000 Hz
- Made in France, 2 year warranty