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    Focal Utopia General Discussion

    Recently upgraded the USB data source of my Sony TA-ZH1ES from an iPhone as a Roon endpoint to a Sonore microRendu with their basic linear power supply, also as a Roon endpoint. The Utopia on the Sony now sound amazing, very detailed, but with less glare than when I was using iPhone as the...
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    The Official Sony TA-ZH1ES Hi-Res Headphone Amplifier (Live From IFA 2016)

    [ iPhones do their own sampling and are overall not good source devices, so that's going to be the bigger factor in comparison to another source device more than connection types. The output is not configurable at all besides basic EQ. Phones in general should be avoided for serious listening...
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    The Official Sony TA-ZH1ES Hi-Res Headphone Amplifier (Live From IFA 2016)

    Recently upgraded from an iPhone with the Apple USB adapter as a USB source for the Sony to a Sonore microRendu with their basic linear power supply. All with Roon as the source. I‘m shocked at how much better the Sony sounds with a really clean USB input.
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    Focal Utopia General Discussion

    The Utopia are relatively easy to drive, to me they sound surprisingly good even on my iPhone on the Qbuz app. That said, they are very transparent and will reveal flaws upstream. I use them now mostly on a Sony TAZ, but I also have a Berkeley Reference DAC for my speaker system driving a...
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    For sale like new focal utopi sold

    Are these available
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