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Focal® Clear Circum-Aural Open-Back Headphones

Model #: CLEAR
At a Glance
Our top-of-the-range open back Clear headphones offer listening pleasure worthy of the best speakers.
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Our top-of-the-range open back Clear headphones offer listening pleasure worthy of the best speakers. Made in France in Focal's workshops, Clear take inspiration from the best of the technologies and developments made for our Utopia headphones. This means that Clear have exceptional performance with exclusive full-range speakers, revealing the tiniest details of musical creation. With their design even surpassing Elear in terms of openness, Clear simply makes you forget that you are wearing headphones. The widely held impression that headphone reduce listening space disappears, with Clear's innovative design. The technologies chosen, paired with the inverted Aluminium/Magnesium alloy 'M'-profile dome, preserve breadth and dynamics worthy of the best high-fidelity speakers. This thoughtful design also preserves the realism of the sound reproduction: micro-perforated ear cushions and the shape of the headband make them light and comfortable. The sound is characterized by unparalleled uniformity, guaranteeing the best performance. With their new reference headphones, Focal continues the quest for absolute sound.

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Revealing The Tiniest Details In Sound

The completely open back speaker provides unparalleled respect for dynamics. Clear offer extremely realistic listening. The aluminum/magnesium alloy M-profile dome offers an ideal combination of low weight, high rigidity and excellent damping. This means that high frequencies are linear and transients are fully respected. Clear are capable of precisely revealing the tiniest details of the recording, taking you to the heart of your music. Unparalleled depth and dynamics are the signature of this beautiful pair of headphones.

Ear Cushions

The microfiber ear cushions provide a degree of openness unequalled in this price range. The 1-millimeter diameter micro-perforations on their outer edge help give an impression of a very open space. The sensation of listening in the room, and not through headphones, is intensified.

Distinguished Design

The leather of headband and aluminum yoke are Clear’s centerpieces and provide the iconic styling, in the tradition of Elear. The sophisticated design of the headband shape means that it fits all head sizes.

Accessories Included

  • Hard carrying case
  • Clear also comes with 3 cables for use with all types of electronics:
  • Cables are low resistance 24 AWG OFC copper, with cotton braided sheaths.
  • 1 x 1.2m with 3.5mm stereo jack for connection to audiophile portable devices
  • 1 x 3m with 6.35mm stereo jack connector
  • 1 x 3m with XLR 4 pin symmetrical connector
  • Optional: stand to display your Clear headphones in your home

Key Points

  • Open-back design for use at home
  • Exclusive full-range speaker driver with an 'M'-shape Aluminum/Magnesium dome (patent pending)
  • Excellent performance when connected to an audiophile portable stereo
  • A listening experience very close to that provided by high-fidelity loudspeakers
  • Comfortable and ergonomic


TypeCircum-aural open-back headphones
Impedance55 Ohms
Sensitivity104dB SPL / 1mW @ 1kHz
THD0.25% @ 1kHz / 100dB SPL
Frequency Response5Hz-28kHz
Loudspeaker1.6" (40mm) Aluminum/Magnesium 'M'-shape dome
Weight0.99lb / 450g
Cables Provided3m balanced cable (XLR 4-pin); 3m unbalanced cable (1/4" TRS jack); 1.2m unbalanced cable (1/8" TRS jack); 1/8" jack to 1/4" stereo jack adapter
Hard-Shell Carrying Case Provided9.8"x 9.4"x 4.7" (250x240x120mm)

Misc. Specs

Frequency Response5Hz - 28kHz
Case IncludedYes
Sport HeadphoneNo
Headphone TypeOver-Ear
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