The Focal Utopia headphones are some of the most impressive reference level headphones on the market, and once you hear them you’ll instantly agree.
“Utopia are equipped with totally open-backed full-range speaker drivers with pure Beryllium ‘M’-shaped domes. Once more, the engineers at Focal have pushed back the limits of acoustic innovation and have succeeded in providing a listening experience worthy of the best Focal loudspeakers. The result: a transducer with a frequency response ranging from 5Hz to more than 50kHz without any crossover or passive filtering! You’ll completely forget you are wearing these headphones, and the reproduction of the audio signal is of unrivalled purity.” -Jacques Mahul
Unsurpassed detail has been put into the design of Utopia, as well as, the tactile utilization, feel, comfort, and overall aesthetics. These audiophile headphones feature elegant, high-quality materials such as; Beryllium drivers, Carbon Fiber, and perforated leather. Comfort has also been greatly enhanced thanks to the mechanical design which has been optimised to the smallest detail. Notice the constant bend of the headband, an even distribution of weight, the design of the yoke, and the memory foam ear-pieces. These headsets are truly in a league of their own.
A characteristic which really sets Focal apart is its ability to innovate and push back the limits in the field of speaker drivers, while managing its own industrial process at the production site based in Saint-Etienne, France. The challenge to reproduce experiences worthy of the brand’s best loudspeakers through two new headphones has resulted in a major innovation in the world of headphones The very first completely open back full-range loudspeaker. This world premiere is the result of four years of collaboration between the R&D and production methods teams.