The SA3 has moderate sub-bass quantity and it is extended in a fair manner. The sub-bass reproduction is controlled and clean. The bass decay is quick and there is an agile expression. The bass texture is rendered smoothly. The mid-bass has apt quantity and the slam is delivered with a tight punch. Each bass note is delivered with a precise hit. The bass is on the lighter side of things.
The midrange of the SA3 has an engaging presentation. The transparency level is good. Vocals are belted out with clarity and forwardness. The lower midrange has fair quantity and male vocals are clear albeit with reduced lushness. The upper midrange has great emphasis and female vocals are presented vividly. The midrange has a good balance which creates an enjoyable listen.
The treble has good extension and there is a smooth expression. There is no sibilance and harshness. The treble has moderate body and there is precise articulation. The crisp is well-defined. The amount of air rendered is great and it creates an airy feeling. There is moderate sparkle.
The SA3 has a natural soundstage expansion with good width magnitude. The depth has an effective amount of space rendered. There is an open feeling with no congestion.