Cabasse farella 400 Floorstanding Speakers

4.5/5 (12 Reviews)


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Overall Rating:5
Value Rating:5
Submitted by Svein a Audio Enthusiast

Date Reviewed: April 8, 2002

Bottom Line:   
I had the Farella 403's for about a year. Very good and natural sounding speakers. Easy to drive too.
For a short while ago I got a very god trade in deal and bought the Egea 500. Of course a much better speaker.
I believe that Cabasse do a lot of testing in domestic rooms. Both speakers is easy to place in the room and the bass sits.

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Used product for:   3 Months to 1 year

Duration Product Used:   Audio Enthusiast

Product model year:   2000



Overall Rating:5
Value Rating:5
Submitted by Manu18 a AudioPhile

Date Reviewed: February 3, 2002

Bottom Line:   
Farella 401 kept his/her/its excellent output and a holding in power more that comfortable... The respect of the musical dynamics is therefore to the appointment, If the associated amplicateur is at the height. Without reaching the degree of life that had hit us so much with the Egéa 500, one recovers on the Farella this same propensity to transcribe music with realism and vivacity. The fusion of the two translators of the 401 is here very successful. The DOM 40 fully assures the difficult task that is confided to him, in perfect harmony with a fast and detailed serious medium. The resonant picture keeps therefore, on all messages, a good precision so much spatial that temporal. So to the monitoring of a piano, one recovers the fullness of the instrument, with the body and a serious held and fast while keeping an excellent joint on the notes of the right hand whose extinction appears always natural. On this last criteria, the new Farella seems to have won smoothly with a very integrated sharp extreme. On the voices or the violin, the high medium is sometimes a little characteristic in stamps. One would like that this precision and this joint come with of more than fluidity and of slur,... But the general balance is never affected some, the restitution remaining always nervous and expressive. The choice of electronics will be besides important to optimize this balance. We got excellent results with an integrated Atoll IN80, but also of the amplifiers to tubes allying held in the serious and sweetness in sharp medium. On big wholes or the lyric poet, the precision and the dynamics of the picture reinforce the impression of realism, especially if one keeps to the mind the modest size of the Farella... This new version reinforces the excellent impression that had made us this model at the time of his/her/its exit.

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Used product for:   More than 1 year

Duration Product Used:   AudioPhile

Product model year:   1999



Overall Rating:5
Value Rating:5
Submitted by Charles GILLET a AudioPhile

Date Reviewed: February 2, 2002

Bottom Line:   
I bought the Farella in Paris along with a tube amplifier. I have tested numerous 'mariage' speaker-amplifier and finally made my choice on the Farella after a nice discount. The image is very clear and accurate, and, when coupled with a tube amplifier, is especially adapted to classical or chamber music. While making my choice in France, I had the chance to try various combinations in the audio shop and it made obvious that not all amplifier will fit to these speakers: I tried the Rotel one, and it spoiled totally the sound into something very sharp and aggressive where the bass was almost absent.
As the time goes by (over 3 years now), the speakers got better every month enlighting the bass more than ever.

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Used product for:   More than 1 year

Duration Product Used:   AudioPhile

Product model year:   1996

Price Paid:    $900.00

Purchased At:   Paris (Magma)



Overall Rating:5
Value Rating:5
Submitted by oscar a Audio Enthusiast

Date Reviewed: January 13, 2002

Bottom Line:   
bought a pair of 401 together with CJ CAV 50,a great matched.Mid'sand hi's are fantastic.No problem with bass cause l bi-amp. my system.Vocalist seems right in front of you.A beautiful speakers even when you take of the grill.

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Used product for:   More than 1 year

Duration Product Used:   Audio Enthusiast

Product model year:   2002

Price Paid:    $2450.00

Purchased At:   northstar inc.



Overall Rating:5
Value Rating:5
Submitted by John Kindred a Audio Enthusiast

Date Reviewed: July 29, 2001

Bottom Line:   
While working at a a stereo retailer I got to listen to quite a few speaker systems. At first I didn't think that the Farellas were all that. Looking back I don't know what the hell I was thinking. After a while I started to notice how well they imaged, and how clear the mid and highs were. The only problem I noticed was that sometimes they were just a bit lackin in the bass dept. After many experiments with diferrent amps and preamps I discovered that the speakers could handle everything I through at it. I found it worked best with tubes and a slight bass boost. After a while dicided to buy them. Everyday they sound better and better. It seems, like wine, these speakers get better with age. And a lifetime warranty ain't bad either.

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Used product for:   More than 1 year

Duration Product Used:   Audio Enthusiast

Product model year:   1998

Price Paid:    $2000.00

Purchased At:   Durango Music




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