46points

Focal Utopia

37points

Stax SR-009

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Focal Utopia vs Stax SR-009

Focal Utopia
Stax SR-009
Focal Utopia
Stax SR-009
46
points
37
points

Why is Focal Utopia better than Stax SR-009?

  • 55 Ohms lower impedance
    90 Ohmsvs145 Ohms
  • Has a detachable cable
  • Travel bag is included

Why is Stax SR-009 better than Focal Utopia?

  • 37g lighter
    453gvs490g
  • 14dB/mW higher sound pressure level
    118dB/mWvs104dB/mW

Top specs and features

Design

1.has a detachable cable
Focal Utopia
Stax SR-009

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

2.has an over-the-ear form
Focal Utopia
Stax SR-009

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.

3.weight

490g

453g

Best

Sony MDR-EX150AP

3g

4.travel bag is included
Focal Utopia
Stax SR-009

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

5.has a straight plug
Focal Utopia
Stax SR-009

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

6.cable length

4m

2.5m

A long cable ensures more freedom of movement.

Best

Pioneer SE-A1000

6m

Sound quality

1.highest frequency

50000Hz

42000Hz

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

2.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

3.sound pressure level

104dB/mW

118dB/mW

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

Best

AKG K553 Pro

144dB/mW

4.impedance

90 Ohms

145 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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