Comparisons

Penon Sphere vs Campfire Comet

The Comet has more sub-bass quantity than the Sphere and there is greater extension on the Comet. The sub-bass reproduction on the Sphere is expressed in a tighter manner and there is a more natural rumble. The bass decay on the Comet is slightly quicker. The bass texture on the Sphere is rendered in smoother manner. The mid-bass on the Comet has more quantity and the slam is presented with a weighted feeling. The Comet presents greater punch. Each bass note on the Sphere is articulated with a good balance of speed and control. The midrange on the Sphere is more full-bodied and vocals are expressed in a musical manner. The Sphere has clearer vocals and they are belted with higher transparency level. The lower midrange on the Sphere has slightly more body than the Comet and male vocals are expressed with more presence. The upper midrange on the Sphere has stronger emphasis and the boost contributes to a livelier female vocals listen. The Sphere presents a more intimate vocals listen. Next, for the treble, the Sphere has better extension and the crisp has greater definition. There is an airier feeling on the Sphere with a higher level of vibrancy. The Sphere has slightly more body and it takes on a smoother expression. The Comet presents a leaner presentation with more sparkle. For the soundstage, there is a natural expansion for both but the Sphere has the edge with greater width magnitude. The depth on the Comet is slightly better.

Penon Sphere vs QDC Neptune

The Neptune has more sub-bass quantity than the Sphere and it presents greater extension. There is a quicker rumble on the Neptune. The Sphere takes on a smoother manner. The bass decay on the Neptune is quicker with more agility and there is higher engagement level. The bass texture on the Sphere is rendered with extra smoothness. The Neptune has more mid-bass and it presents greater punch. There is a more relaxing expression on the Sphere. Each bass note on the Neptune is articulated in a more incisive manner. The midrange on the Sphere is expressed in a musical manner and there is good body to the vocals. The Neptune presents a leaner presentation with slightly higher transparency level. The lower midrange on the Sphere has more body and male vocals are presented in a lusher expression but with similar presence. The upper midrange on the Sphere has additional forwardness and the boost results in a more intimate and upfront female vocals listen. The Sphere has sweeter vocals and emotions are conveyed more effectively. For the treble section, the Sphere has greater extension than the Neptune and it exhibits an airier feeling. The treble on the Sphere has more body which results in a smoother expression for a fatigue-free listen. The Neptune is slightly crispier with a little more sparkle. Lastly, for the soundstage, the expansion on both is natural. The Sphere has greater width magnitude. The depth on the Sphere is slightly more closed in.

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