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Sample Test – Focal Sopra No1 – Revel Performa F226Be

Some images don’t need any textual clarification. Just some 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’ Focal Sopra No1 that featured in many video’s Versus the also well known Revel Performa 226Be. Both speakers with Beryllium tweeters ánd about the same price. Some advice: put on some good headphones for the best results.


  • 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 – Mooie Dag

Equipment 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

Used 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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