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Focal Clear


Released Oct 1, 2017

What's in the box

  • 1.2m unbalanced cable (1/8" TRS jack)
  • 1/8" jack to 1/4" stereo jack adapter
  • 3m balanced cable (XLR 4-pin)
  • 3m unbalanced cable (1/4" TRS jack)
  • Hard-shell carrying case


they act as a very effective bridge between the sub—$1,000 Elear and the $3,995 Utopia. It must be said that if you own the former, you’ve got very little reason to buy these, but if you don’t, this could be a very classy entry into the high-end headphone world.
The Master Switch
(Mar 2020)

I’ve had the pleasure of auditioning lots of high-end audio gear over the years. Focal’s Clear ranks right up there with the most memorable. These are the finest headphones you’ll find priced less than $2,000. They have earned my highest recommendation.
Tech Hive
(Oct 2017)

The Clear, Focal’s “middle-of-the-road” headphone, could very well prove to be the road most traveled by value-conscious audiophiles.
The Absolute Sound
(Jun 2018)


Wear style
Fits over-ear
Suitable usage: Home
Plug type
Wired connection
Cable type
Detachable cable
Double entry cable
Battery powered
No battery required
Battery life (hrs)
5.00 hours per charge
Battery replaceable
Non-replaceable battery
Impedance (Ω)
55 ohms impedance