Focal CLEAR Open-Back Over-Ear High-Resolution Audiophile Headphones (Gray)

Model: CLEAR UPC: 191561799967 Item: 169780


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Focal CLEAR Over-Ear High-Resolution Audiophile Headphones Overview

Listen to music the way it is supposed to be heard with the Focal CLEAR Over-Ear High-Resolution Audiophile Headphones. These elegant, lightweight  over-the-ear headphones deliver immaculately clear, surgically precise sound that brings your favorite tunes to life. Each earphone of the luxurious Focal CLEAR features a custom designed full-range speaker that delivers true high-fidelity sound, making it the perfect companion for a high-resolution audio player.

Product Information

Product highlights

  • Open-back over-ear headphones
  • Ultra comfortable 20mm memory foam ear cushion encased in perforated microfiber fabric 
  • 40mm dynamic drivers deliver lifelike sound with clear highs, lush mids and powerful bass
  • Leather padded adjustable headband for long lasting listening comfort
  • Frequency Response: 5Hz-28kHz
  • Impedance: 55 Ohms
  • Includes 3 cables for the perfect connection
  • 4-pin balanced XLR 
  • 6.35 mm stereo jack plug
  • 3.5mm stereo plug
  • Includes a hard shell carrying case for easy transportation and protection
  • Weight: 0.99 lbs
  • Warranty: 1 year (World Wide Stereo is an authorized dealer for every brand we sell)
  • World Wide Stereo 60-day guarantee and expert product support

High-Fidelity Sound

The Focal CLEAR headphones are the latest evolution in the Focal’s renowned, open-back, full-range speaker family. Theses high-res headphones feature a custom designed M-shaped, 40mm full-range inverted-dome driver that features a frameless copper voice coil. Constructed from an aluminum/magnesium alloy, this driver accurately produce notes along a massive frequency range spanning from 5Hz to 28kHz. Highs are crisp and sparkly. Mids are lush and full. The bass is deep and powerful. Technical talk aside, Focal CLEAR Over-Ear High-Resolution Audiophile Headphones create a spacious, immersive soundstage that lets you hear music the way artist’s want it to be heard -- clear and powerful.

Quality Components

Our friends at Focal carefully selected the finents components when they assembled their CLEAR headphones. These over-ear high-res audiophile headphones feature a patent-pending “M”- shaped diaphragm, originally developed for the company’s much more expensive flagship headphone, the UTOPIA. The over-the-ear, open-back design delivers an open soundstage. Copper voice coils extend notes at the highest frequencies adding exciting new details to your favorite tunes. But what about the bass? Thanks to the massive 40mm drivers the Focal Clear delivers impactful and accurate bottom end you can feel.

Elegant design

Beauty is in the eye of the beholder, or if we are talking about the Focal CLEAR, it is on the ears of the listener. From the elegant curves of the aluminum yoke to the stylish finish, these headphones make a fashion statement. But in the case of the Focal CLEAR, beauty is more than skin deep. The leather headband, and 20mm padded headphones, don’t just look good, they fit the contour of your head, creating a custom fit that ensures long lasting listening pleasure.  

Cables galore

No matter how you plan to use your headphones the Focal CLEAR comes with the ideal headphone cable. These high-res headphones include a variety of 24 AWG oxygen free low resistance copper cables with a stylish cloth cover. One cable is a standard 3.5mm stereo jack plug designed to work seamlessly with portable high-resolution audio players and at home listening devices. These headphones also include a ¼ inch stereo plug and a cable with a balanced XLR connector.



  • Type: Circum-aural open-back headphones
  • Impedance: 55 ohms
  • Sensitivity: 104dB SPL/1mW @ 1kHz
  • THD: 0.25% @ 1kHz/100dB SPL
  • Frequency response: 5Hz - 28kHz
  • Loudspeaker: 1.6" aluminum/magnesium M-shape dome
  • Weight: 0.99 lbs.

What's in the Box

What's in the Box:

  • CLEAR Over-Ear High-Resolution Audiophile Headphones
  • Hard-shell carrying case
  • Cables
    • 3m 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


Customer Reviews for Focal CLEAR Open-Back Over-Ear High-Resolution Audiophile Headphones (Gray)

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A reference headphone for neutral and dynamic listening sessions.
Pair with a Focal Arche to be happy for a long time
JM Biren
May 13, 2020
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These are great can's not regretting anything.
April 17, 2020
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Build quality is outstanding, accessories are all that you ever need. Sound is beyond perfect. They take you directly to the music. The detail is outstanding.Its all you would ever need in a headphone and worth every cent.
April 9, 2020
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INCREDIBLE Headphones. I have been listening to oppo's PM-1's for quite some time around the house/office, I have the (closed back) PM--3's for listening on the go... I have always loved the sound quality of these Plantar Magnetic sound signatures. Having said all that... I have been in search for something a bit more open and a tad larger soundstage. I have found that in the Focal Clear's. I love every aspect of these headphones. They sound great and the are quite comfortable to wear.
February 22, 2020
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February 13, 2020
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amazing resolution. very spacious sound, that detaches well from speaker. A bit light on bass and I would have liked leather pads. Would have liked option of second pad instead of xlr cable, because i dont have xlr. And i would like cables that fit in all headphones, not different for each.
February 3, 2020
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Great headphone
January 25, 2020
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Outstanding sound!
January 21, 2020
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Replaces a pair of Sennheiser HD600. The Clears sound better musically but on movies they break up on deep base explosions. I am using a Monoprice THX AAA Balanced Headphone Amplifier and have to turn the volume way down compared to the HD600. Using the xlr connection the Monoprice claims 6W/ch @32ohms. I had no bass problems with the HD600. So far, the breaking up has only occurred on the "Ready Player One" blu-ray. I'll continue listening to varies media to see if this is just a single incident or I may have a defective pair.
January 18, 2020
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Impressive sound and clarity. Very comfortable. A great addition!
January 17, 2020
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Any estimation when a new stock arrives?
A shopper on Mar 22, 2018
  Right now looks like the end of April.
What is return policy?
Alan W on Feb 23, 2018
  We provide a 60 period to evaluate an item to determine whether it meets expectations.