Focal Clear Headphone

Designing and implementing a product that will sit between a top-tier model and an entry-level one is always tricky. If it is too close in performance to the top-tier component, it will cannibalize sales. If it is not sufficiently superior to the entry-level model, it simply will not sell well. And to increase the degree of difficulty, implementing a mid-level component after the higher and lower-priced ones have already been released further hamstrings a manufacturer, as prospective buyers have already developed expectations. Nonetheless, finding that “in-between” sweet spot is exactly what Focal is trying to do with its latest headphone, …