42points

Abyss AB-1266

46points

Focal Utopia

Abyss AB-1266
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Abyss AB-1266 vs Focal Utopia

Abyss AB-1266
Focal Utopia
Abyss AB-1266
Focal Utopia

Why is Abyss AB-1266 better than Focal Utopia?

  • 44 Ohms lower impedance
    46 Ohmsvs90 Ohms
  • Has a neodymium magnet

Why is Focal Utopia better than Abyss AB-1266?

  • 22000Hz higher high-frequency
    50000Hzvs28000Hz
  • 170g lighter
    490gvs660g
  • 1.5m longer cable
    4mvs2.5m

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Design

1.has an over-the-ear form
Abyss AB-1266
Focal Utopia

Comfortable full-size form with earcups that fully enclose your ears. This model is loved for its increased sound isolation and the fact that it won't leak sound to your neighbors. It offers potential for maximum bass and loudness levels.

2.weight

660g

490g

Best

Sony MDR-EX150AP

3g

3.has a detachable cable
Abyss AB-1266
Focal Utopia

With a detachable cable you can use alternative cables, and if the cable is pulled it will pop out instead of breaking.

4.travel bag is included
Abyss AB-1266
Focal Utopia

The device comes with its own special case or pouch, which is useful for safe transportation.

5.has a straight plug
Abyss AB-1266
Focal Utopia

A straight plug is better when the jack is on the top or bottom of your player.

6.cable length

2.5m

4m

A long cable ensures more freedom of movement.

Best

Pioneer SE-A1000

6m

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Sound quality

1.lowest frequency

5Hz

5Hz

The lowest frequency at which the device produces audio. The lower the low-frequency response, the stronger and juicier the bass.

Best

Sony MH1CBLK

1Hz

2.highest frequency

28000Hz

50000Hz

The highest frequency at which device produces audio. The higher the high-frequency response, the clearer and crispier the treble.

Best

Sony MDR-Z1R

120000Hz

3.has a neodymium magnet
Abyss AB-1266
Focal Utopia

Devices with neodymium magnets are lighter and more powerful than those which use ferrite magnets. They also have more bass and clear high notes.

4.impedance

46 Ohms

90 Ohms

Impedance is the device’s electrical resistance to the current being pushed through it. The lower the impedance, the easier it is to get higher volume and requires less power.

Best

Flips Solo 2 Social

4 Ohms

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