Focal Discontinues Utopia And Replaces It With New Utopia 2020

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Since its initial release, the Utopia has been a staple of open-back, audiophile headphones. Now, Focal has opted to discontinue its current run and replace it with an upgraded 2020 edition. Arche bundles that include the now discontinued Utopia will now feature the 2020 model. Focal’s flagship headphone will now be supplied with 2 cables instead of one, a 4-pin XLR, and a 3.5mm cable with a quarter-inch adapter.

Specs

Type Circum-aural open back headphones
Impedance 80 Ohms
Sensitivity 104dB SPL / 1mW @ 1kHz
THD <0,2% @ 1kHz / 100dB SPL
Frequency response 5Hz – 50kHz
Loudspeaker 137?64“ (40mm) pure Beryllium “M” shape dome
Weight 1.08lb (490g)
Cable length 13.1ft (4m)
Connectors • 1 x 4ft OFC 24 AWG cable with 1/8″ (3.5mm) TRS Jack connector

• 1 x 10ft OFC 24 AWG cable with 4-pin XLR connector

• 1 x Jack adapter, 1/8″ (3.5mm) female – 1/4″ (6.35mm) male

 

The Focal Utopia 2020 is available for $4,400 at Audio 46.

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