Focal Utopia 2022 Over-ear Headphones — Ex-demo

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Focal Utopia 2022 Over-ear Headphones — Ex-demo

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This is an ex-demo model. The headphones are in mint condition but the retail box has a few imperfections. Contact us for more info.

  • High-end, open-back, high-fidelity headphones by Focal.
  • Full-range speaker driver with ‘M’-shaped, pure Beryllium dome.
  • Honeycomb grilles and forged recycled carbon yokes.
  • Premium materials and sophisticated finishes: genuine leather, recycled carbon, aluminium, etc.
  • Comes with premium rigid carrying case and a variety of cables.
  • Made in France in the Focal workshops.

All specifications

Physical characteristics
Weight 490 g
Driver type Dynamic Driver
Transducer size 40mm
Impedance 80 Ohms
Frequency response 5Hz – 50kHz
Sensitivity 104dB SPL / 1mW @ 1kHz
Included accessories
What's in the box 1 x Carrying Case | 1 x Single Ended Cable | 1 x Balanced Cable

The new 2022 Focal Utopia are the ultimate Focal headphones. They are the brand’s flagship product, combining the best of Focal technologies with assertive design, to enhance your listening experience. Their full-range, Beryllium, ‘M’-shaped speaker drivers are fully open-backed and run with no passive or active correction, from 5 Hz to over 50 kHz.

The listening experience they deliver is strikingly real, precise and dynamic, with a soundstage that is both wide and deep: close your eyes and feel the musicians beside you.

Combining comfort and aesthetics, the new Utopia delivers uncompromising design and conception. The forged, recycled carbon yokes are modern and sophisticated in style, whilst providing more lightness. The honeycomb grille and Black Chrome ring showcase subtle design details, like the Yin & Yang on the outer case, the black and red double grille on the speaker driver, and more. So many elements that fiercely embody Utopia: the perfect balance between technology and design.

A new look, a reworked design

The design of the new Utopia is a combination of moderation and distinction. Taking the aesthetics of Focal’s latest hi-fi open-back (Clear Mg) and closed-back (Stellia and Celestee) headphones, the honeycomb grille on both the outside and inside of the earcups gives a unique and remarkable look. In addition to its Black Chrome rings – now attached on from the inside for a cleaner appearance – these headphones introduce new design codes, which will also be used on Focal’s future Utopia products. Among them, the “Yin & Yang” featured on the outer case symbolises the perfect balance between design and technology, embodied by these high-end, French headphones, as well as the black and red double grille on the speaker drivers’ motor unit.

The best technologies by Focal

Continuing to strive for excellence in their creations and beginning a new chapter in the history of these iconic headphones, Focal’s engineers opted for a new voice coil made up of copper – to improve reliability – and aluminium – to make it more lightweight. This alloy provides a rejuvenated sound signature, that lends even greater neutrality, with powerful bass and more mellow treble. What’s more, the grilles inside the earcups are now M-shaped, following the curves of the speaker drivers, to give improved linearity and even more precision. In addition to these innovations, the new Utopia headphones still include everything that made the first editions such a success, such as full-range speaker drivers with pure Beryllium, M-shaped dome, and being fully open-backed for strikingly real listening full of neutrality, dynamics and transparency. Exclusive to Focal, the patented speaker drivers run with zero active or passive correction, from 5Hz to over 50 kHz. The headphones seem to totally disappear, leaving audio signal reproduction that is unrivalled in its purity.

Premium materials dedicated to sound and comfort

Utopia is made from premium, sophisticated materials. The new yoke, made from forged, recycled carbon, is an elegant touch, whilst making the headphones more lightweight and distributing their weight more evenly. The genuine leather headband and perforated memory foam earcups— also leather-bound — provide unparalleled comfort and softness. And finally, exceptional headphones merit top of the range accessories: Utopia comes in faux-leather packaging with a black fabric thermoformed carrying case and two high-fidelity cables (10ft and 5ft / 3m and 1.5m) for using the headphones at home with an amplifier or on the go with Lemo connectors and a Jack adapter.

Utopia & Uniti Atom HE

Focal and Naim – the English brand united with Focal as part of the Vervent Audio Group – provide genuine audio solutions. As such, the Uniti Atom Headphone Edition is the ultimate electronic device, letting you get the very best out of the Utopia headphones. All you have to do is connect the device to a WiFi network then plug in the headphones and you’re ready to listen to music in high resolution and access numerous integrated streaming services.

More than just headphones, Utopia is a sound icon that allows you to experience sensational musical emotions at home. With its open-back conception, these headphones offer a breathtaking sound reproduction, full of realism and purity. The listening sessions are enhanced by its remarkable design and its exceptional materials. As the symbolic Yin & Yang drawn on the earcups, Utopia embodies the perfect balance between the beauty of its design and the acoustic performance.

What’s included?

  • Focal Utopia 2022 over-ear headphone.
  • Premium faux-leather box.
  • 5ft cable (1.5m) with 1 x 1/8 (3.5mm) asymmetric TRS Jack connector and 2 x Lemo connectors.
  • 10ft cable (3m) with 1 x symmetrical 4-point XLR connector and 2 Lemo connectors.
  • Jack adapter, 1/8 (3.5mm) point socket – 1/4 (6.35mm) point plug.
  • Premium rigid carrying case in matching colorway.

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