Discover a Total Escape into Your Music
Thrill to a total escape into your music with Bathys, Focal's first wireless headphones with active noise cancellation. Benefiting from Focal's expertise in high-end headphones prowess, Bathys delivers a pure hi-fi sound via 5.1 Bluetooth® multipoint or using a wired connection thanks in its USB-DAC mode. These headphones boast Focal speaker drivers made in France, high-performance noise cancelling technology, over 30 hours of battery life, high-grade materials, and other must-have features.
What's in a Name?
So what's with the unusual name? Bathys comes from the word 'bathyscaphe', the first submarine exploration vehicle. The embodiment of calm, depth and absolute silence, this vessel is the inspiration behind the name that Focal chose for these noise-cancelling headphones.
Two Noise-Cancelling Modes
Bathys offers a detailed, precise, and dynamic sound, showcasing the high-fidelity sound responsible for Focal’s worldwide reputation for over 40 years. Two noise-cancelling modes allow you to enter deep into your music. The "Silent" mode is optimized for environments with high background noise, including airplanes and trains. The "Soft" mode helps with focus at home and in the office.
In addition to the noise-cancelling modes, Bathys also offers a "Transparency" mode that allows you to hear sounds around you when you need to.
Speaker Drivers Made in France
Manufactured in Saint-Étienne, France, in the Focal workshops, the speaker drivers inside the Bathys headphones benefit from the expertise of a company that constantly innovates to improve its products, providing the ideal solution regardless of how you want to listen to music.
With their aluminum/magnesium dome, the Bathys speaker drivers deliver a deep bass, soft trebles and a clear midrange, for an extremely precise sound. The integrated USB-DAC mode offers a resolution of up to 24 bit / 192 kHz for even more impressive performance.
A Refined Aesthetic Signature
The Bathys design is inherited from Focal’s open-back and closed-back headphones. These ergonomic headphones combine refined materials, such as magnesium on the yokes, real leather on the headband, and aluminum for a robust construction, resulting in outstanding comfort for any head shape. The earcup grilles reflect Focal’s distinctive headphones design, with its highly aesthetic curves.
Focal’s flame symbol features at the center of the earcup, incorporating a white backlight system to be activated if desired, for an understated, chic visual effect. Another standout feature of Bathys is its elegant and timeless black/silver color combination.
Effortless Operation and Control
Easily accessible control buttons and Amazon Alexa and Google Assistant voice assistants are provided for effortless operation and control of Bathys' features. Bathys also has an adjustable EQ to customize the sound. The voice assistants, EQ, and other settings are available in an easy-to-use 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 offers Clear Voice Capture microphone technology for crystal clear telephone conversations.
In terms of battery life, Bathys offers over 30 hours of use. A fast-charging function gives you five extra listening hours in just 15 minutes.
Carrying Case and Cables Included
Designed to be lightweight, compact, and with superior staying power, Bathys is the ideal travel companion. A meticulously finished carrying case is supplied with the headphones.
Two cables are provided for optimal wired listening to suit all uses. These consist of a 4-ft. (1.2m) analog cable with 3.5mm mini-plug and a 4-ft. digital USB-C cable.
Focal has taken into account the feedback received and has issued a minor patch release – version 1.5.1 of the Bathys Headphones Firmware, in which they have addressed issues and points of improvement. These changes will lastingly improve the user experience when using Bathys.
The update is easily installed via the Focal & Naim App: please ensure you are running at least version 6.1.0 on either iOS or Android.
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