61points

Focal Spirit Classic

56points

Focal Spirit One S

Focal Spirit Classic
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19 facts in comparison

Focal Spirit Classic vs Focal Spirit One S

Focal Spirit Classic
Focal Spirit One S
61
points
Focal Spirit Classic
56
points
Focal Spirit One S

Why is Focal Spirit Classic better than Focal Spirit One S?

  • Has a neodymium magnet
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  • Can be folded
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  • 2.6m longer cable
    ?

    4mvs1.4m

Why is Focal Spirit One S better than Focal Spirit Classic?

  • 2dB/mW higher sound pressure level
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    104dB/mWvs102dB/mW
  • Can be used as a headset
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  • 30g lighter
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    280gvs310g

Price comparison

Design

1.has an over-the-ear form
Focal Spirit Classic
Focal Spirit One S
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.has a detachable cable
Focal Spirit Classic
Focal Spirit One S
With a detachable cable you can use alternative cables, and if the cable is pulled it will pop out instead of breaking.
3.weight

310g

280g

We consider a lower weight better because lighter devices are more comfortable to carry. A lower weight is also an advantage for home appliances, as it makes transportation easier, and for many other types of products.
4.can be folded
Focal Spirit Classic
Focal Spirit One S
Foldable devices are easier to transport and take up less storage space.
5.travel bag is included
Focal Spirit Classic
Focal Spirit One S
The device comes with its own special case or pouch, which is useful for safe transportation.
6.has a tangle free cable
Focal Spirit Classic
Focal Spirit One S
The cable is designed to minimize tangling.

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.
2.highest frequency

22000Hz

22000Hz

The highest frequency at which device produces audio. The higher the high-frequency response, the clearer and crispier the treble.
3.has passive noise reduction
Focal Spirit Classic
Focal Spirit One S
The device sits tightly in place, creating an acoustic seal which reduces background noise and prevents your music from leaking out.
4.sound pressure level

102dB/mW

104dB/mW

Devices with a higher sound pressure level are generally louder when supplied with any given audio source.
5.impedance

32 Ohms

32 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.
6.has a neodymium magnet
Focal Spirit Classic
Focal Spirit One S
Devices with neodymium magnets are lighter and more powerful than those which use ferrite magnets. They also have more bass and clear high notes.

Connectivity

1.has a 3.5mm male connector
Focal Spirit Classic
Focal Spirit One S
A standard 3.5mm male connector is suitable for use with all MP3 players and computer sound cards.

Features

1.can be used as a headset
Focal Spirit Classic
Focal Spirit One S
A headset is one headphone or pair with a built-in microphone. Headsets can be used for apps that require communication i.e. Skype, games with voice chat, mobile phones, etc.
2.number of microphones

1

1

More microphones result in better sound quality and enable the device to filter out background noise.
3.Has an in-line control panel
Focal Spirit Classic
Focal Spirit One S
There is a control panel on the cable, so you can easily operate the device without having to interact with it.

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