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Sample Test – Focal Sopra No1 – Revel Performa F226Be

Some images don’t need any clarification. All we need is music! Our goal is to make samples of as many products as possible. Purely because, in our opinion, it can be fun and useful to just listen to equipment. This time: the ‘famous, orange’ Focal Sopra No1 that was heard in many videos versus the equally famous Revel Performa 226Be. Both speakers with beryllium tweeters and about the same price. Our advice: put on good headphones for the best result. Tracklist:

  • 0:11 – 3:53 – Sophie Hunger – Le Vent Nous Portera
  • 3:54 – 6:40 – Asaf Avidan & The Mojo’s – Reckoning Song
  • 6:41 – 9:29 – Jacques Loussier – Little Fuge in G Minor
  • 9:30 – 14:03 – Blof – Beautiful Day

System used:

  • Focal Sopra No1
  • Revel Performa F226 Be
  • Pass Labs XP-12
  • Bryston 4B SST3
  • Alpha Audio PC (With Jcat XE cards)
  • Mutec MC3+ reclocker
  • Driade Flow speaker cable
  • Grimm TPR AES digital interlink
  • Grimm TPM interlinks

Recording equipment.

  • M/S – DPA 4006A – Schoeps MK 8G with CMC6XT
  • Grace M108 microphone pre-amp – DANTE
  • Grimm TPR signal cables

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