702 S2 -- opinions of those who own or have heard vs Focal Aria
Hi, all, I'm considering B&W 702 S2 and Focal Aria 936/948, as they are in a similar price range. Has anybody spent significant time comparing the "house sound" of these?
I was briefly able to hear the 702 S2 with 804 D3 side by side. Yes, they simply have a different "house sound". The 804 D3 is brighter and more clear sounding, but the 702 S2 also sounded very good, and perhaps might be easier to listen to for extended periods. Interestingly, I did not find the 804 to offer better bass than the 702.
Any objective thoughts on the 702 vs the Focal Aria sound from folks who've heard both? Thanks!
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