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Focal Cobalt 815

Focal Cobalt 815
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5 reviews

Sep, 2014

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(Based on 5 reviews)

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Focal Cobalt 815

 

Very good finish, when compared to British speakers in the same dollar range. After 6 months of finding the right equipment to match this baby, it is flying smoothly.Sounded bright and thin at first. Took 16 weeks to run in. Cannot be used with SS, esp...

Accurate, fast, dynamic...Start & stop when needed.Good clarity. Top speakers for the

Need to match system properly before buying. Solid State matching is difficult

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Focal Cobalt 815

 

These stood out from the crowd the first time I heard them.I went straight home and picked up my amp and went back to make sure all was good....needless to say they shined wi th my musical fidelity B200 so I took them home.Since getting past the wear...

Carity,musicality

Can be harsh with cheap cd players

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Focal Cobalt 815

 

These speakers need several months to break in and mellow out on the high frequencies. They tend to put out a lot of sibilance on vocals at first because their tweeters are very clear and revealing. Removing the grill or lining the internal baffle of...

pinpoint imaging, HF extension, very large and deep soundstage

not particularly warm or musical if you like that type of sound, not heavy enough

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Focal Cobalt 815

 

Overall excellent speakers for the money. I auditioned the B&W 804, Sonus Faber, Martin Logans and considering my budget sound quality these fit right in. Have not heard the 820s. Does anyone know what the main difference is?

Clear, crisp, excellent speakers for the

No problems yet

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Focal Cobalt 815

 

It took me at least a year to finally get these speakers to perform the way they're supposed to. The imaging, soundstage and details were pretty much a given. However, the tendency to sound bright and edgy on female vocals were disappointing right...

Imaging, Details, Soundstaging and Transparency

Appearance of bass shyness, very revealing therefore needing careful system match

Product Specifications

Configuration

Active / Passive Speakers:Passive
Signal Connection:Wired

General Features

Number of Speakers:Not Applicable
Sound Projector: No
Speaker Type:Front / Stereo
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