Operating out of France, the team at Focal are renowned largely for their top-end headphone collection. Their open-back Clear headphones prove that the level of detail presented through audiophile speakers can also be delivered in the intimacy of headphone listening.
While most headphones reduce the sound stage of the listening experience, Focal’s aluminum/magnesium alloy dome reveals far more dynamics with far less noise. (Sensitivity: 104dB SPL/1mW @1kHz. Frequency response: 5Hz-28kHz.) The memory foam ear cushions and leather & perforated microfiber headband join via a solid aluminum yoke, which molds to the face and results in an extremely comfortable listening experience.
Most people don’t realize how much detail they are leaving out of their music via inferior headphones. Focal headphones, when combined with lossless audio files and a proper DAC, are an immersion in detail. Their wider sound stage and low impedance (55 OHMS) can transport the listener, and make them forget they are listening to headphones at all.
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We believe quality sound embodies five characteristics…
1. Highest fidelity to the original recorded performance.
2. Harmonious clarity, tonal color and timbre.
3. Accentuated balance between accuracy and warmth.
4. Natural sound staging and phase-perfect ambiance.
5. Precise and detailed renditions.
CEODavid started his career in the audio business selling new and used hi-fi at Audio Exchange, a west village haven for music lovers to share stories and listen to good music. While there, David recognized his passion for entrepreneurship. Soon after his start as a salesman, he became the store’s general manager, successfully running the day-to-day operations and increasing the business’s profitability. After a few years leading Audio Exchange, he decided to venture out on his own. What resulted was Stereo Exchange: a store that became a New York institution and a destination for all lovers of good music.
CEOAnn has been side by side with David since Stereo Exchange’s beginning. In fact, it was her initial financial investment that helped Stereo Exchange get off the ground. Since then, she has been an invaluable part of the organization, contributing significantly to branding, human resources, and customer service. Without her acute eye, instinct for good people, and insistence on excellence, Stereo Exchange would not have enjoyed the longevity it has.
Audio Video SalesGlenn has applied a wide-ranging appreciation of music from his decades-long career in audio. Handling management and sales in the high end audio industry since 1984, Glenn and David crossed paths many times before Glenn officially joined the Stereo Exchange team in 2016. He is delighted to once again be able to connect clients with the best possible gear, from helping new customers discover the benefits of a good audio system to introducing innovations to legacy clients.
VP SalesEvan got the audio “bug” at JSG Audio in Binghamton, NY, helping design loudspeakers while attending SUNY Binghamton. He began his official audiophile career at Stereo Exchange in 1986 and thrived here for more than 15 years. In 2002 Evan left to pursue excellence in Custom Installation, including 4 years at Audio Command Systems, the leading integrator in the Northeast. He has now returned, combining his expertise to provide the best sounding and easiest to use systems available.