43points

Focal Utopia

42points

Grado PS1000

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13 facts in comparison

Focal Utopia vs Grado PS1000

Focal Utopia
Grado PS1000
43
points
Focal Utopia
42
points
Grado PS1000

Why is Focal Utopia better than Grado PS1000?

  • 6dB/mW higher sound pressure level
    ?

    104dB/mWvs98dB/mW
  • Has a detachable cable
    ?
  • Travel bag is included
    ?
  • 1m longer cable
    ?

    4mvs3m

Why is Grado PS1000 better than Focal Utopia?

  • Has stereo speakers
    ?
  • 58 Ohms lower impedance
    ?

    32 Ohmsvs90 Ohms
  • Has a neodymium magnet
    ?
  • Has a 3.5mm male connector
    ?

Price comparison

Design

1.has stereo speakers
?

Devices with stereo speakers deliver sound from independent channels on both left and right sides, creating a richer sound and a better experience.

Focal Utopia
Grado PS1000
2.has an over-the-ear form
?

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.

Focal Utopia
Grado PS1000
3.has a detachable cable
?

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

Focal Utopia
Grado PS1000
4.travel bag is included
?

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

Focal Utopia
Grado PS1000
5.cable length
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A long cable ensures more freedom of movement.

Best

Pioneer SE-A1000

6m

4m

3m

6.has a straight plug
?

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

Focal Utopia
Grado PS1000

Sound quality

1.highest frequency
?

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

50000Hz

50000Hz

2.lowest frequency
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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

5Hz

5Hz

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

Best

AKG K553 Pro

144dB/mW

104dB/mW

98dB/mW

4.impedance
?

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

90 Ohms

32 Ohms

5.has a neodymium magnet
?

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

Focal Utopia
Grado PS1000

Connectivity

1.has a 3.5mm male connector
?

A standard 3.5mm male connector is suitable for use with all MP3 players and computer sound cards.

Focal Utopia
Grado PS1000

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