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How much is that i.e.m ?
It’s a CIEM so you’ll need to get a mold of your ears to them. We sell them for $1100.00 and they are crazy good. I often use them on stage during gigs and they rock
 
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Not much different surprisingly
Between HD800s and Clear? Definitely disagree on that point.

Clear (and all Focal cans) have a sound stage a bit on the smaller side to my ears. A big difference from the king of SS.
 
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I'm looking for a pair of headphones for the gym,I'm in competition with this lad at work he 12 years younger and thinks he knows it all so I'm gonna prove him wrong, be twice as big as him,feel like I've got my mojo back,I'm looking at the audio technica wireless for 500 quid or the beyerdynamic amiron wireless but think I'm gonna look a complete tool lifting weights with them on,I want a focal clear wireless for gym any suggestions,need to get fired up
 
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It’s a CIEM so you’ll need to get a mold of your ears to them. We sell them for $1100.00 and they are crazy good. I often use them on stage during gigs and they rock
What do you think of the ACS EMOTION ???British made mate
 
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What do you think of the ACS EMOTION ???British made mate
I don’t have any experience with them Paul. The UE 11pro Smokes my JH Layla at $3000
 
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Thanks, for looking into that. You might be completely right.

The questyle cma400i i have myself it's an awesome amp/dac combo that seems to take just a tad edge of the music and makes it sound sooo nice, no increase in bass or anything like that it's suprisingly neutral. To my ears though the sound difference between the questyle and my prior nfb11 where rather small when comparing with my clears. My other headphones did sound better even from SE.

Certainly agree with your impressions of the Questyle sound. I was so impressed with the CMA600i during my time with it on the @Todd tour I had to buy one.

This is a quote from my impressions of it with the Elear:

The CMA600i had
good deep black background, slightly warm but yet still retaining excellent crisp detail and having good detail and crispness, it excelled at separation, micro detail, air and it is lively sounding even with it being slightly warm. Rim shots were clean with good solid bass whacks and thumps and had good texture with bass notes. Even being a solid state design it compared well in depth, width and sound stage with my tubed amps, and it seemed to drive my cans effortlessly. Coherent, flat response and transparency come to mind listening to the Questyle.
 
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Jesus that good,where's my cheque book? ?? Oh that's right Mrs has it,I'm gonna google them
If you can get the impression (mold) of your ears we can help you with that rather than search for a UK dealer. Likely save you a few pounds too
 
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I'm looking for a pair of headphones for the gym,I'm in competition with this lad at work he 12 years younger and thinks he knows it all so I'm gonna prove him wrong, be twice as big as him,feel like I've got my mojo back,I'm looking at the audio technica wireless for 500 quid or the beyerdynamic amiron wireless but think I'm gonna look a complete tool lifting weights with them on,I want a focal clear wireless for gym any suggestions,need to get fired up

Here ya go :wink: You can keep the Focal signature on the go! :beerchug:

https://www.amazon.com/APEKX-Bluetooth-Headphones-Wireless-Hands-Free/dp/B01MUXYVOA/
 
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Do you here lyrics and what they sing easier/clearer on this then hd800s? Read they got better mids then hd800s.
 
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Got my Clear for one month now, each day i am more and more happy with the sound, soundstage seems to get larger, bass bigger and high glassier, all of this proving brain burn-in is real!

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I'm looking to get a better, or maybe only different sound from it. Next step is changing the HP amplifier.
My DAC/amp is Massdrop x Grace Design m9XX, and while i'm happy with it, i am having g.a.s. and thinking of getting a tube amplifier, while still using the DAC section of the M9xx.
Anybody have tried the Clear with DarkVoice 336SE OTL, or any other tube amp?
At 55 Ohms, Is Clear considered high impedance enough to be a good match to tube headphones amp?
 
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I'm looking for a pair of headphones for the gym,I'm in competition with this lad at work he 12 years younger and thinks he knows it all so I'm gonna prove him wrong, be twice as big as him,feel like I've got my mojo back,I'm looking at the audio technica wireless for 500 quid or the beyerdynamic amiron wireless but think I'm gonna look a complete tool lifting weights with them on,I want a focal clear wireless for gym any suggestions,need to get fired up
I am using Signature Pro from Ultrasone, it's portable, so it folds down to a small box of 1.5 in. or so. I am looking for better Portable DAC than the Hugo 2 though
 
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Between HD800s and Clear? Definitely disagree on that point.

Clear (and all Focal cans) have a sound stage a bit on the smaller side to my ears. A big difference from the king of SS.
it's different but not as much as i was expecting. i just a/b the clear and the hd800 a few days ago for quite a while.
 
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I guess this is as good a place as any to ask a question about a recording. I finally picked up Miles Davis Kind of Blue in HD. Does anybody hear a short scratchiness or raspiness out of the sax in the right channel following the piano/bass intro of So What? There was also raspiness detected in the left channel during the second track as well. This is my first time listening to the album so I was simply wondering if it's in the recording. Otherwise, the sound with the Clears is phenomenal. Jazz in an entirely new genre for me to be listening to.
 
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