Comparisons

Meze Rai Solo vs Final E5000

The E5000 has more sub-bass quantity than the Rai Solo and it commands slightly greater extension. The sub-bass reproduction on the E5000 provides a thicker rumble. The mid-bass on the E5000 has more body than the Rai Solo but the slam is expressed more tightly on the Rai Solo. The bass decay on the Rai Solo is quicker and the agility increases the overall engagement level. The bass texture on Rai Solo is rendered more smoothly. Each bass note on the Rai Solo is articulated with greater definition. The midrange on the E5000 is thicker sounding than the Rai Solo. The Rai Solo has higher transparency level. Vocals are expressed with better clarity on the Rai Solo. The lower midrange on the E5000 has more body and male vocals are presented in a thicker manner. The upper midrange on the Rai Solo has a little more emphasis and female vocals have more presence. The Rai Solo has a cleaner expression. For the treble section, the extension on Rai Solo is better and there is higher level of details retrieval. The E5000 has a smoother presentation. There is no sibilance and harshness on both. The Rai Solo has more defined crisp and there is a greater amount of air rendered. The sparkle on the Rai Solo helps to create a livelier presentation. Lastly, for the soundstage, the Rai Solo expands more naturally with greater width magnitude. The depth on the Rai Solo is slightly more closed in.

Meze Rai Solo vs Sennheiser IE 80 S (Bass Level 1)

The Rai Solo has more sub-bass quantity than the IE 80 S and the extension on the Rai Solo is slightly greater. The sub-bass reproduction on the Rai Solo provides a more nimble presentation. The bass decay on the Rai Solo is quicker with agility. The bass texture is rendered smoothly on both. The mid-bass on the IE 80 S has more body and the slam is presented in a thicker manner. Each bass note on the Rai Solo is articulated with a clinical hit. The midrange on the IE 80 S is expressed with more body and there is warmer presentation. Vocals on the IE 80 S are belted out with lushness. The Rai Solo has higher transparency level and there is a better clarity. The lower midrange on the IE 80 S has slightly more quantity than the Rai Solo and male vocals are more bodied. The upper midrange on the Rai Solo has greater emphasis and female vocals are expressed in a livelier manner. The Rai Solo exhibits a clearer midrange. Next, for the treble section, the Rai Solo has the edge with greater extension and it boasts more precise articulation. The crisp on the Rai Solo is more defined. There is a greater amount of air rendered on the Rai Solo.  The Rai Solo has higher engagement level. Lastly, there is a natural expansion on both and the Rai Solo has greater width magnitude. The depth on the IE 80 S is less closed in.

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