Bathys is an exciting new product from high-end speaker and headphone manufacturer Focal. This is their first wireless headphone with active noise cancellation, something that is highly sought after from a set of true audiophile headphones. At £699 Bathys are placed at an attractive price point.
Benefiting from the brand’s 40 years of experience in sound and high-end headphones prowess, Bathys delivers a pure hi-fi sound, via 5.1 Bluetooth® multipoint or wired connection thanks to its USB-DAC mode.
Focal incorporate their own world-renowned drivers which are manufactured in France into these headphones. With their Aluminium/Magnesium dome, the Bathys speaker drivers deliver a deep bass, soft trebles and a clear mid-range, for an extremely precise sound. The integrated USB-DAC mode offers a resolution of up to 24 bit / 192kHz for even more impressive performance.
It offers two noise-cancelling modes for a total escape into your music: a “Silent” mode optimised for journeys with high background noise (planes, trains, etc.) and a “Soft” mode to help with focus at home, in the office, etc. It also features a “Transparency” mode that allows you to hear sounds around you when needed.
Easily accessible control buttons and Amazon Alexa and Google Assistant voice assistants are provided for effortless use. It also has an adjustable EQ to customise the sound. The voice assistants, EQ and other settings are available in the dedicated app developed by Focal.
Compatible with SBC, AAC, Apt-X™ and Apt-X™ Adaptive codecs, Bathys provides an extensive choice of connectivity modes (Bluetooth®, Jack, USB). It also has a Clear Voice Capture microphone technology for crystal clear telephone conversations.
In terms of battery life, Bathys offers over 30 hours of use, with its fast-charging function giving you 5 extra listening hours in just 15 minutes. Finally, two cables (4ft (1.2m) 3.5mm Jack and 4ft (1.2m) USB-C®) are supplied with the headphones for optimal wired listening to suit all uses.
We will be keeping these headphones in stock for immediate purchase and also on permanent demonstration in store.