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Focal Clear Mg Headphones

Focal Clear Mg Headphones

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Cup style More information
Open-back headphone designs are often higher-performance but have poor noise isolation and leak sound. Closed-back designs provide better noise isolation and leak less sound.

Open-Back

Wearing style More information
Over-ear headphones sit over your ear and surround your ear with a ring of padding. On-ear headphones are padded but rest on top of your ear. In-ear monitors are worn inside your ear canal.

Over-ear

Driver type More information
Speakers and headphones use a device called a 'driver' to create sound. Different types of drivers have different strengths and weaknesses, but can all produce great sound. Common varieties include dynamic, planar magnetic, and electrostatic.

Dynamic

Connectivity More information
Connectivity refers to the method in which the headphones connect to the audio source. Headphones can be either wired or wireless.

Wired

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Focal

Focal Clear Mg Headphones

Regular price $1,199
Sale price $1,199 Regular price $1,499.00
Save 20%

 

Focal Clear Mg Dynamic Over-Ear Open-Back Headphones | Available for purchase on Headphones.com

 

The open-back, high-fidelity Focal Clear Mg headphones incorporate the new technology of a speaker driver with an ‘M’-shaped Magnesium dome. Magnesium is light and boasts a significant damping factor, offering great dynamics and detail across the full sound spectrum while preserving a neutral and balanced signature. 

Focal Clear Mg Dynamic Over-Ear Open-Back Headphones Handcrafted in France | Available on Headphones.com

In addition to their sound quality, Focal Clear Mg Headphones stand out for their chic and elegant design. Their Chestnut and Mixed Metals finish, as well as the fine materials used (leather, aluminium, microfibre), make it a truly design-led accessory. Supplied with two cables and a carrying case, it has everything you could need to enjoy incredible sound in a quiet environment. 

Focal Clear Mg Dynamic Over-Ear Open-Back Headphones | Headphones.com

INNOVATIVE HEADPHONES MADE IN FRANCE


After four years of research and development, the engineers at Focal have designed a Magnesium dome for the Focal Clear Mg headphones speaker drivers. This new alloy, combined with an ‘M’-shaped dome, contributes to even more lightness, rigidity and damping, the three success factors for a speaker driver. The sound reproduction is fine, precise and impactful, for a strikingly realist sound. Combined with an amplifier/DAC, Clear Mg headphones display impressive performance. Thanks to an impedance of 55 Ohms, they can also be used without compromise with a portable audio player. The St. Étienne brand first positioned itself on the global market of Hi-Fi headphones in 2016. This unique savoir-faire, combined with French manufacturing mastered in its own workshops, has led Focal to be recognised by the French state as a Living Heritage Company (Entreprise du Patrimoine Vivant).

Focal Clear Mg Dynamic Over-Ear Open-Back Headphones | Headphones.com

SOPHISTICATED DESIGN AND MATERIALS: AN ELEGANT OBJECT

In developing its products, Focal places design and materials at the forefront in its mission to create the ultimate sound and listening comfort. The solid aluminium yoke has been developed to perfectly mould to the face, the headband covered in genuine leather and microfibre offers a constant curve, no matter which way the head turns, and the perforated microfibre earpads result in enhanced opening and comfort. The outside of the earpads boasts a sophisticated honeycomb pattern: an elegance contributed to by the brand new Chestnut and Mixed-Metals finish which blend classic and modern looks. For a perfect package, the carrying case has been woven in colours to match the headphones.

 Highlights

  • High-fidelity open-back headphones for consumer use, made in France
  • New cone material: Magnesium, for lightness and damping 
  • Remarkable sound performance: perfect dynamics, detail and balance
  • Comfortable and ergonomic
  • Low impedance (55 Ohms) to achieve very good performance with a portable player

Focal Clear Mg Dynamic Over-Ear Open-Back Headphones Product Highlights | Available on Headphones.com

Tech Specs

 

 Type 

Circum-aural open-back headphones 

Impedance

55 Ohms

Sensitivity 

104dB SPL / 1 mW @ 1kHz 

THD 

0.25% @ 1kHz / 100dB SPL

Frequency response 

5Hz – 28kHz

Speaker driver 

15/8" (40mm) ‘M’-shaped magnesium dome

Weight 

0.99lbs (450g)

 

What's In The Box?

  • Focal Clear MG Dynamic Over-Ear Open-Back Headphones
  • 1 x 3.9ft (1.2m) mini-jack cable with 1/4" (6.35mm) jack adapter
  • 1 x 9.8ft (3m) 4-pin XLR cable 
  • 1 jack adapter, 1 1/8" (3.5mm) female – 1/4" (6.35mm) male
  • Premium Carrying Case with matching Clear Mg Colours
  • Owners Manual
  • Limited 3-Year Warranty

Focal Clear Mg Dynamic Over-Ear Open-Box Headphones Box Contents | Headphones.com

Check out the Focal Clear Mg Press Release

Specifications

Title Description
Sensitivity More information
Headphone sensitivity measures how loud a pair of headphones will be at a given signal strength. Headphones with higher sensitivity ratings will produce louder sounds than headphones with lower sensitivity ratings. It is measured in dB SPL (decibels of sound pressure level) per unit of power (typically 1 milliWatt) or sometimes unit of voltage (typically 1 Volt) from the source at a frequency of 1 kHz.
104dB SPL / 1 mW @ 1kHz
Total Harmonic Distortion (THD) More information
When driving headphones at high volumes, it is possible for the diaphragm (the ‘speaker’ inside the headphones) to be unable to move fast enough. This leads to distortion, manifesting itself as crackling, popping or the alteration of musical notes. Most headphones will fall below 1% THD.
0.25% @ 1kHz / 100dB SPL
Frequency Response More information
Headphone frequency response refers to the frequency-specific sensitivity of the output. Frequency responses show the range that headphones are capable of reproducing—a graph shows which frequencies are accentuated over others. The ideal range covers the audible sound range of 20 Hz – 20 kHz.
5Hz – 28kHz
Driver Type Dynamic
Driver Materials & Size 40mm ‘M’-shaped magnesium dome
Headphone Weight 450 grams
Warranty More information
Warranty differs from manufacturer to manufacturer. Warranty covers factory defects but most manufacturers do not cover drops, water damage, driver damage, mistreatment of the product, etc.. It is always best to look at the manufacturer's website for the most up to date warranty information.
3 years manufacturer's warranty

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What's In The Box?

  • Focal Clear MG Dynamic Over-Ear Open-Back Headphones
  • 1 x 3.9ft (1.2m) mini-jack cable with 1/4" (6.35mm) jack adapter
  • 1 x 9.8ft (3m) 4-pin XLR cable 
  • 1 jack adapter, 1 1/8" (3.5mm) female – 1/4" (6.35mm) male
  • Premium Carrying Case with matching Clear Mg Colours
  • Owners Manual
  • Limited 3-Year Warranty

What's the difference between the Focal Clear Mg and the original Focal Clear?

The Focal Clear Mg sports a brand new M-Shaped Magnesium dome (driver) while the Focal Clear's driver is aluminum/magnesium. The magnesium dome is lighter than it's aluminum/magnesium conterpart which allows the driver to move at a faster pace. The Clear Mg has a more relaxed, warmer tonality than the original Focal Clear.

What is the warranty on the Focal Clear Mg?

The Focal Clear Mg comes with 3 years of manufacturer warranty.

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