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Focal Utopia
« on: May 15, 2017, 10:17:28 PM »
Well you guys have heard about my pending move to an apartment in three weeks,so given the fact that I may not be able to turn it up very loud,I went ahead and ordered a pair of these cans.I have my dealer working on unloading some of my gear,mainly the Taksim's(too big),and the JL subs(too loud) for the apartment.I also might unload my Naim 272/250 dr,not sure about those yet though.Might end up with a Chord Dave to get the most out of the cans,but will try them with the Hugo first,and luckily my dealer has a Dave at home that I can try out.Pretty excited about the Focals,they have taken things to a new level in the headphone world.
https://www.whathifi.com/focal/utopia/review
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Re: Focal Utopia
« Reply #1 on: May 16, 2017, 10:25:20 AM »
WoW; one helluva set-up Tony  thumbsup
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Re: Focal Utopia
« Reply #2 on: May 20, 2017, 10:35:37 AM »
I was surprised by the Audeze Sine I had. Great sound! For the money I think cans are tough to beat. I just didn't use mine the way I thought I would. Hope you enjoy them. When do you get them?
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Re: Focal Utopia
« Reply #3 on: May 21, 2017, 05:56:17 AM »
I am not sure when I get them,I ordered them a week ago,my dealers wife had heart surgery this week,so I do not want to bother him  really.
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Re: Focal Utopia
« Reply #4 on: June 05, 2017, 01:07:24 PM »
So, Tony; as mentioned earlier...I'm not much of a can guy.

I knew the Focal Utopia, was being HIGHLY touted; but I had NO idea...they were $4k!  :o  :o  :o

Wholly shiate. Again...not being a can guy; I can't even fathom, spending that much...on headphones.

Have 'em yet? I'll have to look back; do you mention, what you drive...$4,000 headphones with!!??

Talk about nice cans; I mean, we're talking like PA in her yout here  ;)

« Last Edit: June 05, 2017, 01:08:57 PM by CDLehner »
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Re: Focal Utopia
« Reply #5 on: June 05, 2017, 07:50:08 PM »
I did not get them yet,I will be driving them with my Hugo for now,fed digital from my N272.I may end up with a Dave though ....the joys of apartment living.
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Re: Focal Utopia
« Reply #6 on: June 05, 2017, 07:56:51 PM »
I do have a nice place though on the Canadian side of the Detroit river,heard the Grand Prix cars all weekend...No more cutting grass is a big plus too.
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Re: Focal Utopia
« Reply #7 on: June 12, 2017, 07:55:28 PM »
Get them yet?
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Re: Focal Utopia
« Reply #8 on: June 12, 2017, 09:53:18 PM »
No,apparently he has to get them through the pro distributor in Canada,who is located in Alberta.There is a rep in Ontario for Focal speakers,but the headphones are part of the pro division.He does not understand why,but that is probably why there is a delay.I will bug him again this week,to see if he has any info,I ordered a Naim Core too,that I am also waiting on.Today I just re-assembled my Fraim,after moving,getting the shelves painted black,but I have yet to unbox any audio components...soon though.I took a few pics of the Fraim,now with black shelves,they look way better now.I will post them tomorrow,if I have time,I am working right now.
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Re: Focal Utopia
« Reply #9 on: June 13, 2017, 10:51:10 AM »
I posted a few pics of the modified stand at AVS,it is easier to do over there,lol.
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Re: Focal Utopia
« Reply #10 on: June 13, 2017, 10:58:38 AM »
I posted a few pics of the modified stand at AVS,it is easier to do over there,lol.

Tony...I'd prefer people host their own images; but for a pic or two, here or there...you can use the 'attachments and other options', right below the posting frame.

Shouldn't be "hard"  thumbsup
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Re: Focal Utopia
« Reply #11 on: June 13, 2017, 11:34:58 AM »
I will do it from work later,I need to use photobucket here don't I?Over on AVS,you just drag and drop from your desktop...so easy!
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Re: Focal Utopia
« Reply #12 on: June 15, 2017, 10:55:01 PM »
I will do it from work later,I need to use photobucket here don't I?Over on AVS,you just drag and drop from your desktop...so easy!

You can, do that here too. Well...almost.
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