Comparisons

Sennheiser IE 400 Pro vs Sennheiser IE 500 Pro

The IE 400 Pro has more sub-bass quantity than the IE 500 Pro and it commands greater extension. The sub-bass reproduction on the IE 400 Pro provides a fuller rumble. The bass decay on the IE 500 Pro is quicker and it has the edge with extra agility. The bass texture on both is rendered smoothly. The mid-bass on the IE 400 Pro has slightly more quantity and the slam is expressed with more weight. There is a more punchy presentation on the IE 500 Pro. The IE 500 Pro has a higher level of definition. Each bass note on the IE 500 Pro is articulated with a tight and robust hit. The midrange on the IE 400 Pro has a leaner presentation and vocals are expressed with greater prominence. The IE 500 Pro is more full-bodied and there is a smoother expression. The lower midrange on the IE 500 Pro has slightly more body than the IE 400 Pro and male vocals are presented with more lushness. Emotions are conveyed more effectively on the IE 500 Pro. The upper midrange on the IE 400 Pro has additional forwardness and the extra emphasis gives a more upfront female vocals display. In the treble section, the IE 400 Pro has greater extension. The IE 500 Pro has more body. There is a smoother presentation on the IE 500 Pro which provides a fatigue-free listen. The amount of air rendered is slightly greater on the IE 400 Pro. The IE 400 Pro has more defined crisp. There is extra sparkle on the IE 400 Pro. Lastly for the soundstage, there is natural expansion on both. The IE 500 Pro has greater width magnitude while the depth on IE 400 Pro is less closed in.

Sennheiser IE 400 Pro vs Tanchjim Oxygen

The IE 400 Pro has more sub-bass quantity than the Oxygen and the IE 400 Pro commands greater extension. The sub-bass reproduction on the IE 400 Pro provides a fuller rumble. The mid-bass on the IE 400 Pro has a touch more body than Oxygen and the slam is delivered with a more weighted slam. The bass decay on the Oxygen is quicker and it elevates the engagement level. The bass texture on both is rendered smoothly. Each bass note on the IE 400 Pro is articulated with a stronger impact. The midrange on the IE 400 Pro has higher transparency level than the Oxygen and it has a laid-back presentation. The Oxygen has smoother and more upfront vocals. The lower midrange on the IE 400 Pro has more quantity than the Oxygen and male vocals are expressed in a smoother manner but with reduced presence. The upper midrange on the Oxygen has greater emphasis and there is a more intimate female vocals display. For the treble section, the IE 400 Pro commands better extension and there is greater amount of air rendered. The IE 400 Pro presents a more open feeling. There is additional sparkle on the IE 400 Pro. The crisp on the IE 400 Pro has higher level of definition. The Oxygen has more treble body and the expression is smoother. There is a more relaxing listen on the Oxygen. Lastly, for the soundstage, the expansion on both is quite natural with the IE 400 Pro boasting greater width magnitude. The depth of the Oxygen is less closed in.

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