Focal Presents Elegia
After their entry into the high-end headphone market in 2016 with the groundbreaking Utopia and Elear models, Focal’s reputation for offering world-class reference listening has gone from strength to strength. Last year Focal also announced the introduction of another innovation: Clear, a third reference headphone which sought to bridge the gap between Elear and Utopia at a mid-way price point.
Whilst open-back reference headphones offer an unsurpassed personal listening experience in home environments, they do not always serve as the best option for portable audio out of the house, or in public settings. Fast-forward to Rocky Mountain Audio Fest 2018 and Focal not only seem to have provided a solution, but have surpassed all expectations.
Focal’s very first high-end closed-back headphone ‘Elegia' marks a legitimate turning point in the brand’s history. Drawing on their years of innovation from the Elear, Clear and Utopia models, Elegia utilises an ergonomic design aimed at ultimate comfort, incredible acoustic performance, and - a new benchmark for the menu - high-level sound isolation.
Elegia, Focal's first closed-back high-end headphone
M-Shape Dome Driver
Elegia features Focal’s unique full-range 'M-shape' dome driver. Composed of aluminium and magnesium, the dome provides a particularly wide frequency response and the underlying basis of Elegia’s superbly dynamic sound.
Elegia's M-shaped dome tweeter
Frameless Voice Coil
For the voice coil, Focal employ a frameless design for the perfect balance of low weight and high rigidity. The coil is capable of reproducing minute accents and details, culminating in a rich sound canvas and very pleasing all-round performance.
Elegia's unique voice coil assembly
The fruit of Focal’s most recent design, research and development is a headphone offering remarkable tonal balance which listeners can enjoy for extended periods thanks to their supreme comfort, in almost any listening environment users might care to choose.
Focal has done a fabulous job of engineering a pair of audiophile closed-back headphones that can really rock with portable devices. All-in-all, Focal has produced a pair of headphones that serious audiophile will enjoy using on the move for listening without compromise.
- Mark Sparrow, Forbes Magazine - Oct 18
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