Focal Spirit One

  • Focal Spirit One
80
Based on 18 scores, 26 reviews available
  • Excellent:
    2
  • Good:
    15
  • Average:
    1
  • Bad:
    0

Pros:

  • The Focal Spirit One combines sleek styling and vivid sound quality in a relatively small circumaural, over-the-ear headphone design.

Cons:

  • Comfort is good, but not great.

Expert reviews and ratings

By Canada HiFi on

March 21st, 2013, In Headphones/Earphones (and Heaphone Amplifiers), Home, Reviews, by George de SaFocal is a consumer and professional audio product company. It is the largest loudspeaker company in France, producing both finished loudspeakers as...

By Macworld Australia on 80

First off, let us just say that these headphones ooze quality straight out of the box. The design is stunning and the build quality is excellent – far above what you’d expect for a pair of $299 headphones.These cans are closed, circumaural...

By Pocket-lint on 80

Great sound, nicely balanced and, for the most part, comfortable to wear. The head clamp is extreme, but then with that comes some of the best noise isolation we've experienced with a pair of headphones....

By AVguide on 90

Any number of high-end loudspeaker manufacturers have entered, or contemplated entering, the high-performance headphone marketplace, and it is easy to understand why. For an entire generation of music enthusiasts, entry-level “hi-fi” systems...

By IT Pro Portal on 70

The Focal Spirit Ones certainly look the part if you want your headphones to make as much of a visual impact as an aural one. They’re not the most comfortable closed-back, circumaural headphones on the market, but I couldn’t really describe...

By KenRockwell on

The Focal Spirit One are the world's best portable headphones. Of course all headphones, even that need plug-in-the wall , are "portable." In this case, I'm limiting the definition of a "portable headphone" to a headphone that...

By soundandvision.com on

Utopian vibe and dramatic soundstaging in an audiophile headphone Enlarge Measured: Focal Spirit One See Gallery Some audiophiles consider Focal’s $180,000-per-pair Grande Utopia EM to be the world’s finest speaker. The Spirit One,...

By cnet on 80

Focal may be new to the headphone market, but its Spirit One is an auspicious debut with the look, feel, and sound of a...

By DigitalVersus on 80

Focal's first shot at the headphone game is a home run. We will definitely be hearing more about the Spirit One in coming months....

By Whathifi.com on 80

Closed-back headphones, constructed from a mixture of aircraft-grade aluminium, leather and rubberised plastic, the are sturdily made and feel built to last. Behind the bright red mesh in each ear-cup sits a 40mm mylar/titanium diaphragm driver, a...

International Review By Computer Bild on

Der Spirit One von Focal sieht schick aus und ist ein guter mobiler Begleiter. Ob auch der Klang des Bügelkopfhörers überzeugte, zeigt der...

International Review By CowcotLand on

Le casque, le meilleur ami de l'homme, du joueur et du couple. Il est absolument indispensable à côté de nos machines, déjà si peu silencieuses pour certaines !! Et comme vous devez le savoir, nous sommes relativement...

International Review By Clubic on 75

Sorti il y a maintenant plus de neuf mois, le Spirit One lancé à 199 € se trouve à 183,99 € (port compris) à l'heure où nous écrivons ces lignes. Soit à peu près le même tarif que le...

International Review By i-Fidelity on

Lautsprecherspezialist Focal bringt mit dem Modell Spirit One seinen ersten Kopfhrer auf den Markt. Kein Wunder, denn derzeit boomt das Geschft mit Ohrhrern, und jeder, auch die nicht Qualifizierten, mchte ein Stck vom Kuchen haben. Bleiben die...

International Review By fwdmagazine.be on 80

Met de Spirit One maakt Focal een opgemerkt debuut in de hoofdtelefoonmarkt. De luxueuze uitstraling mag beslist gezien worden, maar ook de praktische kant van de zaak zit doordacht in elkaar. Of je de extravertere klank verkiest boven iets...

International Review By ljudochbild.se on 83

Egentligen håller Focal mest på med högtalare. Men de har uppenbarligen tänkt att steget över till hörlurar inte kan vara stort för en högtalartillverkare. De har ägnat mer än tre år åt sin...

International Review By lydogbillede.dk on 83

Egentlig beskæftiger de sig med højttalere hos Focal. Men de har åbenbart tænkt, at springet til hovedtelefoner ikke kan være så stort for en højttalerproducent. De har brugt over tre år på deres første...

International Review By Lyd og bilde on 83

Egentlig driver de med høyttalere hos Focal. Men de har åpenbart tenkt at spranget til hodetelefoner ikke kan være så stort, for en høyttalerprodusent. De har brukt over tre år på sin første hodetelefon, og brukt...

International Review By audio.de on

Der Focal Spirit One ist mit einer Impedanz von 32 Ohm ganz bewusst auch für den Outdoor-Betrieb konstruiert. Der Test verrät, ob der Klang des On-Ear-Kopfhörers überzeugen...

International Review By Ere Numérique on 90

Fleuron de la Hi-Fi française, Focal, comme tous ses grands concurrents à l'international, ne pouvait longtemps rester indifférent à l'essor phénoménal que connaît le marché des casques audio. Il vient...