Sennheiser IE 80 S (Bass Level 1) vs Obravo Cupid
The Cupid has more sub-bass quantity than the IE 80 S and it boasts greater extension. The sub-bass reproduction on the Cupid provides extra rumble. The mid-bass on the Cupid has slightly more body than the IE 80 S and the slam is expressed in a fuller manner. The bass decay on the IE 80 S is slightly quicker. The bass texture on the Cupid is rendered more smoothly. Each bass note on the Cupid is articulated with a robust hit. The midrange on the IE 80 S takes on a lusher manner. Vocals on the Cupid are expressed with higher engagement level. There is better transparency on the Cupid. The lower midrange on the IE 80 S has more quantity and male vocals are presented with a thicker expression. The upper midrange on the Cupid is more forward and the boost results in a more vivid female vocals display. The Cupid exhibits an energetic midrange. For the treble section, the Cupid has slightly better extension. The articulation on the Cupid is of higher precision level. The IE 80 S has a smoother presentation with no sibilance and harshness which contributes to a fatigue-free listen. The Cupid has a more open top end with greater amount of air rendered. The crisp has greater definition on the Cupid. The extra sparkle on the Cupid helps to inject more energy. Lastly, for the soundstage, the IE 80 S expands more naturally with greater width magnitude. The Cupid is able to render better depth.
Sennheiser IE 80 S (Bass Level 1) vs Meze Rai Solo
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.