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Focal XS Book
8.8 out of 10

Focal XS Book

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Reviews and Problems with Focal XS Book

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Overall 6
6.0

Good but not great.

PhenoMenon, Amazon
22 June 2015
  • Summary: Nothing great - it can play loud but that expected. I was hoping for quality and I don't see any difference between this model and lower priced models including the one from Bose (which I also have). But it sure has awesome looks !
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Overall 2
2.0

Don't waste your money -- total garbage

William Zachmann "Z-monster", Amazon
19 December 2014
  • Summary: Don't waste your money -- total garbage. Pony up a hundred or so more and buy a pair of Vanatoo powered speakers -- unbelievable sound, light years beyond the Focals, and the people who own the company (aka the designers) are totally cool and deserving of your hard-earned cash.
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Overall 10
10

they are the perfect match for your PC

Stephen Huang, Amazon
28 November 2014
  • Summary: Bluetooth still will have signal drop problem (Once in a while). Oldschool RCA plug never have this problem. With Audioengine DSP, they are the perfect match for your PC.
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Overall 10
10

Five Stars

bdonaat, Amazon
31 October 2014
Overall 10
10

These CAN Be Used to Mix!

anthony policicchio, Amazon
14 October 2014
  • Summary: I bought these for a transportable setup for mixing music and audio when away from the home studio. I love that they fit in a small padded duffle bag. These are actually great for making 90% of mixing decisions in a song. Of course, you won't hear very low sub bass out of these.
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Overall 8
8.0

Oh yeah...especially for the price.

Warren Roos, Amazon
20 April 2014
  • Summary: Would give these five stars but there is always a better (and likely very expensive) set of speakers out there. Also nothing beats a good sub in the mix. Not withstanding these are excellent (base very good too). I combined these with a DAC and I am thrilled. I got a rocking desk.
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Overall 2
2.0

Sounds like a muffler for sound

erporsche, Amazon
2 February 2014
  • Summary: Bought a unit and tried for a week. Hooked up to iMac, sounded very, very muffled, lots of base, however, just does not have the clarity I was hoping for. Units are built strong and heavy. However, I think since they are attached via the audio plug and not usb, the sound suffers.
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Overall 8
8.0

musical with reasonable amounts of detail.

Kevin Latour, Amazon
28 December 2013
  • Summary: I have sold some of the very best in high end audio for many years. I also master music, so these are being used both for music enjoyment, and mastering. I needed a set of computer monitors that were reasonably small for a small computer desk so these fit perfectly and look great.
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Overall 6
6.0

Updated "Great and only decent stereo pair of portable Bluetooth speakers within the US"

vmajhu, Amazon
21 November 2013
  • Summary: Updated 12/12/13 - so I contacted Focal in NY regarding a slight enclosure rattle that I was hearing on ONE unit (the one with the power amplifier unit) and am downgrading my review for two reasons, a: the slight rattle and b: when manufacturers blow their own horns with terms like "As I'm sure you...
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Overall 10
10

superb sound, focal quality

geva, Amazon
3 October 2013
  • Summary: i bought it for 290$. i think it was released at much higher price (about 450$). at the current price, it's a real bargain. like any good speaker, it requires couple of dozens of playing hours to let the speaker "open" and get it's final sound.
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