Comparisons

Aroma Star vs QDC Neptune

The Star has more sub-bass quantity than the Neptune and the Star has the edge in its extension. The sub-bass reproduction on the Star takes on a fuller approach and the rumble is expressed with more impact. There is an appealing listen. The mid-bass on the Star has similar body as the Neptune and there is slightly punchier presentation on the Star. The bass decay on the Star is faster for a more agile expression. The bass texture on the Star is rendered with additional smoothness. Each bass note on the Star is articulated with greater intent. The midrange on the Star is slightly more bodied and there is a musical showing. The Neptune has higher transparency. The lower midrange on the Star has a little more body than the Neptune and male vocals are presented with smoothness. The upper midrange on the Neptune has a touch more forwardness and female vocals are slightly at the forefront. Vocals on the Star take on a soothing route while the Neptune approaches it with greater excitement. For the treble section, the Neptune has more extension than the Star with an airer feeling. The treble on the Neptune is crispier. The Star has more body than the Neptune and it is able to provide a smoother listen. There is more sparkle on the Neptune. The Star is able to showcase greater finesse. Lastly, the stage expansion on the Star is more natural. The Star has greater width magnitude. The depth on the Neptune is more closed in.

Aroma Star vs Campfire Comet

The Star has slightly more sub-bass quantity than the Comet and there is greater extension. The sub-bass reproduction on the Star is nimble and it provides a higher engagement level. There is a more impactful rumble on the Star. The mid-bass on the Star has similar body as the Comet. There is a tighter presentation on the Star. The bass decay on the Star is quicker and the agility increases the overall engagement level. The bass texture on the Star is rendered more smoothly. Each bass note on the Star is articulated with better precision. The midrange on the Star is more focused than the Comet and vocals are rendered in a controlled manner. Emotions are conveyed more effectively on the Star. The lower midrange on the Star has slightly more body and male vocals are presented in a fuller manner with no hollowness. The upper midrange on the Comet has greater emphasis and the additional forwardness creates a more forward female vocals display. The Star has the edge with a soothing vocals listen. For the treble section, the Comet has slightly better extension and it is able to present the treble in a crispier manner. The Comet has a greater amount of air rendered which contributes to a more open presentation. The Star takes on a smoother approach and it is less bright which contributes to a fatigue-free listen overall. Lastly, for the soundstage, the Star expands more naturally with greater width magnitude. The Star has better depth.

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