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Old 9th March 2009, 12:41   #16
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Focal Polyglass components brief review

Firstly, there is no sub in the car and Focals are being powered by 2 channels of the Sony Amp. No damping yet.
The tweeter as said earlier are laid-back/sweet not at all bright. Even at the maximum volume doesn't pinch the ears. The Mid-woofers produce very noticable, deep, clean bass kick. This was observed at all-flat settings with loudness off. I think the output is so good, that i didn't want to drive them with the 4 ch-bridged.
i am now eager to add a sub in the boot to experience how well components blend with the Sub. Expectations are great, let's see when it happens.

@ankit_chd - ID have a little bit different sound. IDs are more detailed as compared to Focals, IDs are not laid-back at all, a bit sharp, Bass kick is more in Focals than ID.
But mind it that ID's are powered by a better Amp, then again there are low freq by the sub. But Focals are doing great job in the i10 so far. I didn't expected that at all.
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Focal Polyglass components brief review

Firstly, there is no sub in the car and Focals are being powered by 2 channels of the Sony Amp. No damping yet.
The tweeter as said earlier are laid-back/sweet not at all bright. Even at the maximum volume doesn't pinch the ears. The Mid-woofers produce very noticable, deep, clean bass kick. This was observed at all-flat settings with loudness off. I think the output is so good, that i didn't want to drive them with the 4 ch-bridged.
i am now eager to add a sub in the boot to experience how well components blend with the Sub. Expectations are great, let's see when it happens.

@ankit_chd - ID have a little bit different sound. IDs are more detailed as compared to Focals, IDs are not laid-back at all, a bit sharp, Bass kick is more in Focals than ID.
But mind it that ID's are powered by a better Amp, then again there are low freq by the sub. But Focals are doing great job in the i10 so far. I didn't expected that at all.

very different review what i have heard and read about focals they sound bighter then other brands thoough never audition them personally.

and as for id they kick better then most of the brands and i don't think id's are shrap souding.
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Old 9th March 2009, 16:12   #18
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What if we compare rainbows with ID's n Focals ??
Actually i want decent midbass from my component sets because the one i already own ( blau vpc172 ) are on a brighter side . So to balance off the sound i a want gud midbass .
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IDs are not sharp but relatively sharper when compared to the focal, same goes for the midbass. It's comparative here.

Rainbow again has different sound. I had very brief audition of Rainbow, so won't be wise to review here. They are more natural sounding and open-up than ID though.

@ankit_chd - It will be better you audition the speakers well before install. It can only shape your final decision well.

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@ siperbhikari

Yeah i auditioned Rainbows , midbass was very sweet . I am too confused ;D
We have so many brands , hertz is also there .
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Confusion will remain untill you get the install. Me and other s too got through this for sure. But decision is to made at a stage. It's a mess most of the times. Just hear, analyse your budget and hit it.
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