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RMAF 2018: ListenUp and How to Conquer a Hotel Room

By | November 18th, 2018|Categories: Part-Time Audiofile|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , |

ListenUp has really built up their presence in the Mountain Time Zone over the last few years—the audio/video dealer now has four locations in Denver, Boulder, Colorado Springs and Albuquerque. Perhaps it’s a coincidence that I walked into four separate ListenUp rooms at the 2018 Rocky Mountain Audio Fest, each one presenting a great-sounding system at different price points.

Before I launch into all the wonderful equipment ListenUp brought to the Marriott, I do want to discuss one room anomaly found in many of the rooms—one that I’ve dealt with as an exhibitor many times.… Read the full article

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The Utopia By Focal

By | March 26th, 2017|Categories: Headfonics|Tags: , , , , |

The Utopia By Focal
Tonality9.5
Build & Fit9.7
Matchability9
Value For Money8.5

9.2Our Score

Focal’s third headphone and flagship model priced at $4,000. With its hefty price tag, is it able to perform against other top-of-the-line headphones?

Build

The box sports a similar design to the Elear box which stores the headphone nicely. Its hefty foam and delicate grooves allow for optimal storage without any strains for the cables or the headphone itself.

It would have been nicer if there was a cardboard box with artwork to sport its awesome design but its simplicity and heft shows the buyer that it is a premium product.… Read the full article

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