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    Icon14 Focal Utopia 165W vs MB Quart QSD216

    Hi,

    Can you guys please give me your opinion on which component speaker set is better between the Focal Utopia 165W and the MB Quart QSD 216?

    I plan on running an Alpine 7998 deck and the speakers will be powered with a Precision Power PPI PC6600 (600W 6-channel amp... all the channels will obviously not be used).

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    Re: Focal Utopia 165W vs MB Quart QSD216

    I use to have MB Quart Discus series comps and now Focal 165V comps. Personally i think the Focal sound better for me. They are really amazing, the sound is so clear the discuss speaker. They are not harsh like the MB Quart.
    I love the mids, i lowered my amp to 70hz and it gives good bass. You have to hear the 165w and the MBQSD 216 first and hear it your self which you like best.




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    They match up internet prices and you can bargain with them.
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    Re: Focal Utopia 165W vs MB Quart QSD216

    I havent heard the focals and I hope I never do. I do my best not to support anything from france. Thats besides the point, I can't imagine anything sounding better than the qsd 216. I have them in my front doors with only 75w (for now)and they sound awsome. The pce's also sound great!




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    Re: Focal Utopia 165W vs MB Quart QSD216

    ok well I have not listened to them head to head but I have heard both and for some reason the rool off of the Focals seem a little better to my ears, the MB Quarts seemed a little harsh to me, but then again its my ears and my preferences





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    Re: Focal Utopia 165W vs MB Quart QSD216

    Quote Originally Posted by makel23
    I havent heard the focals and I hope I never do. I do my best not to support anything from france.
    Whats wrong with France.? If you don't mind me asking.

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    Re: Focal Utopia 165W vs MB Quart QSD216

    Utopias all the way.



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    Re: Focal Utopia 165W vs MB Quart QSD216

    Comparison of my focal K2p vs. my friends MB Quartz components....
    mine sound a lot better


    Focal Utopia will be my preference.




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    Re: Focal Utopia 165W vs MB Quart QSD216

    Quote Originally Posted by mykeys
    http://woofersetc.com
    http://carmedia1.com These are two of the best prices I have seen without going to Ebay.

    Mike
    Wow, thanks for the sites. I've been looking for the Focal 8" inch polyglass sub for a while now.




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    Re: Focal Utopia 165W vs MB Quart QSD216

    focals are beautiful.




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    Re: Focal Utopia 165W vs MB Quart QSD216

    Im gonna have to agree with focal utopias.



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    Re: Focal Utopia 165W vs MB Quart QSD216

    I dont support them the US saved them twice and whats the thanks france gives the US? No support! So I show them the same. I now have 150w to the QSD216 and wow! They are very honest and loud. I dont want speakers that make crapy harsh music sound good, I want to hear what was recorded. If thats crap then I want to hear crap.




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    Re: Focal Utopia 165W vs MB Quart QSD216

    Quote Originally Posted by makel23
    I dont support them the US saved them twice and whats the thanks france gives the US? No support! So I show them the same. I now have 150w to the QSD216 and wow! They are very honest and loud. I dont want speakers that make crapy harsh music sound good, I want to hear what was recorded. If thats crap then I want to hear crap.
    First of all.......took you long enough to respond.

    Second of all.......you don't know all the facts why France decided to stay out of it.

    Third.........good luck with listening to crap.

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