ShoonTH ESEP-01B Ultimate (ESEP-01BU) vs Simphonio Dragon 2+ (D2+)
The D2+ has more sub-bass quantity and it boasts a greater extension. The sub-bass reproduction on the D2+ has more authority and it has the ability to deliver a strong punch. The mid-bass on the ESEP-01BU has additional body and the slam is expressed with a weighted feeling. The bass texture on the ESEP-01BU is rendered in a smoother manner while the bass decay of the D2+ is quicker with more pace. The bass performance on the D2+ has greater impact. The midrange of the D2+ is more lively and boasts a higher transparency level than the ESEP-01BU. The ESEP-01BU has extra body with a smooth and intimate listen. The lower mids on the ESEP-01BU has more quantity than the D2+ which results in a fuller expression. The upper mids on the D2+ has extra forwardness and the boost gives a lively female vocals performance. For the treble department, the D2+ has a brighter presentation and it is more extended. There is extra sparkle to liven the overall excitement. The crisp has greater definition with more amount of air rendered. On the other hand, the ESEP-01BU takes on a smoother approach and it gives a relaxing listen. For the soundstage, there is natural expansion on both. The D2+ has greater width magnitude with a more closed in depth.
ShoonTH ESEP-01B Ultimate (ESEP-01BU) vs Astrotec Lyra Collection 32 Ohm
The Lyra Collection has more sub-bass quantity than the ESEP-01BU and the ESEP-01BU is able to extend slightly more. The sub-bass reproduction on the Lyra Collection is less clinical than the ESEP-01BU. The mid-bass quantity on the Lyra Collection is more and the slam is delivered in a fuller manner. The bass texture on the Lyra Collection is rendered with additional smoothness. Bass decay on the ESEP-01BU is quicker with more pace. The midrange on the Lyra Collection has additional lushness than the ESEP-01BU while the ESEP-01BU has better transparency. The ESEP-01BU is more revealing. The lower mids on the Lyra Collection has more body and male vocals are presented well. The upper mids on the ESEP-01BU has a little more forwardness and female vocals are presented with a higher level of intimacy. Next, for the treble section, the ESEP-01BU has the better extension and the crisp has a higher level of definition. There is greater amount of air rendered on the ESEP-01BU. The Lyra Collection takes on a smoother presentation and the sparkle is less. Lastly, in terms of soundstage, the expansion on both is quite natural. The width magnitude is greater on the ESEP-01BU and the depth of the Lyra Collection is more closed in.