Comparisons

Rose BR5 MKII vs Dunu DK-3001

The DK-3001 has more sub-bass quantity than the BR5 MKII and it is able to create an impactful slam. There is greater extension and the sub-bass reproduction on the DK-3001 is fuller. The bass texture on the DK-3001 is rendered smoothly and the bass decay on the BR5 MKII has more pace with agility. The BR5 MKII is able to provide a speedy bass performance with a good definition. The mid-bass on the DK-3001 has more body and the slam is delivered with a weighted feeling. The punch is greater. Each bass note on the BR5 MKII is articulated with a clinical hit. The lower mids on the DK-3001 has more body than the BR5 MKII and it sounds fuller. Male vocals are better expressed. The upper mids on the BR5 MKII has more forwardness and it helps to boost female vocals in reaching a higher intimacy level. The midrange on the BR5 MKII is rendered more cleanly. The treble on both has similar extension. There is no sibilance and harshness. The BR5 MKII is slightly more aggressive and it is able to provide better details retrieval. With the extra bite, it creates an exciting treble presentation. The treble on the DK-3001 has additional body. The amount of air rendered on the BR5 MKII is greater. Lastly, in terms of soundstage, there is a natural expansion for both. The width magnitude for the DK-3001 is slightly greater while the depth on the BR5 MKII offers more space.

Rose BR5 MKII vs Fidue A85

The A85 has more sub-bass quantity than the BR5 MKII but it extends less. There is a fuller sub-bass reproduction on the A85. The rumble on the BR5 MKII has more pace and it improves the engagement level. The bass texture on the A85 is rendered with additional smoothness. Bass decay on the BR5 MKII has greater speed than the A85. The mid-bass quantity on the A85 is slightly more and it improves the slam. Each bass note on the BR5 is articulated with extra definition and there is a clean hit. The lower mids on the A85 has more body and there is additional lushness. It is able to tackle male vocals effectively. The upper mids on the BR5 MKII has more forwardness with a higher level of definition. Female vocals are presented with a good control while still maintaining the intimacy level. Moving on, in the treble department, the BR5 MKII is able to render a greater amount of air. There is no sibilance and harshness. The extension on the BR5 MKII is greater. The BR5 MKII demonstrates more technicality. Lastly, in terms of soundstage, the A85 expands in a more natural manner. The width magnitude is greater on the BR5 MKII while the depth of the A85 is more closed in.

Rose BR5 MKII vs FLC8D (Gold Filter)

The BR5 MKII has less sub-bass quantity than the FLC8D and the FLC8D is able to extend more than the BR5 MKII. The FLC8D excels in its sub-bass reproduction and it can provide a higher engagement level. Rumble on the FLC8D is presented in a more natural manner. The mid-bass on the BR5 MKII has slightly more body than the FLC8D and it is able to deliver a weighted slam. The FLC8D has greater bass decay and the agility increases the overall pace. Bass texture on the BR5 MKII is rendered more smoothly. The midrange on the BR5 MKII has a higher level of transparency and it is rendered in a clean manner. The lower mids on the BR5 MKII has more body and male vocals are presented with additional thickness. The upper mids on the BR5 MKII is slightly more forward and this boosts female vocals presentation which results in a higher intimacy level. Next, for the treble section, BR5 MKII has more extension and it is able to present the treble with additional smoothness. The amount of air rendered is greater on the BR5 MKII. For the soundstage, the BR5 MKII expands more naturally with greater width magnitude. The FLC8D has better depth.

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