Campfire Ara vs Campfire Andromeda Special Edition: Gold
The SE: Gold has more sub-bass quantity than the Ara and it presents greater extension. There is a swifter rumble on the Ara. The bass decay on the Ara is quicker with more agility and there is higher engagement level. The bass texture on the Ara is rendered with extra smoothness. The SE: Gold has extra mid-bass and it presents a more weighted punch. There is a more relaxing expression on the Ara. Each bass note on the Ara is articulated with better definition. The midrange on the Ara has good body and there is a fuller presentation. The Ara has a clearer vocals display. The lower midrange on the Ara has slightly more body and male vocals have a smoother expression with additional presence. The upper midrange on the Ara has additional forwardness and the extra emphasis results in a upfront female vocals listen. The Ara has a more prominent midrange and it is able to create an appealing vocals listen. For the treble section, the SE: Gold has greater extension than the Ara and there is a brighter presentation. There is more body on the Ara which contributes to a smoother top end for a fatigue-free listen. The amount of air rendered is a touch more on the SE: Gold. The crisp on the Ara presents better definition. The SE: Gold has more sparkle for a vivid display. Lastly, for the soundstage, the expansion on both is natural with the Ara boasting greater width magnitude. The depth on the SE: Gold is less closed in.
Campfire Ara vs Noble Kaiser Encore
The Kaiser Encore has a little more sub-bass quantity than the Ara but the Ara commands better extension. The sub-bass reproduction on the Ara is able to provide an impactful rumble. There is higher level of finesse on the Ara. The bass decay on the Ara is quicker which results in a nimble expression. The bass texture is rendered smoother on the Ara. The mid-bass on the Kaiser Encore is greater and the slam is presented with a thicker feeling. There is a tighter presentation on the Ara. Each bass note on the Ara is articulated with a clean and defined hit. The midrange on the Ara is more focused and there is better details retrieval. Vocals on the Ara are expressed cleanly. The lower midrange on the Ara has more body which presents male vocals in a thicker expression. Emotions are conveyed effectively on the Ara. The upper midrange on the Kaiser Encore is slightly more forward and there is a livelier female vocals display. The Ara has a smooth and controlled midrange. For the treble section, the Kaiser Encore has a touch more extension than the Ara and there is a leaner presentation. The Ara has more body and the expression is smoother for a fatigue-free listen. The crisp on both is well-defined. There is extra sparkle on the Kaiser Encore. Lastly, for the soundstage, the expansion on both is natural. The Kaiser Encore has slightly greater width magnitude. The depth on the Ara is less closed in.