The AE3 has moderate sub-bass quantity and it is extended well. The sub-bass reproduction is able to provide a natural rumble. The bass decay is quick. The bass texture is rendered smoothly. The mid-bass has fair body and there is a punchy presentation. Each bass note is articulated tightly and impact is brought out well.
The midrange has an organic presentation. Vocals are bodied and they are belted out in a soothing manner. The lower midrange has good quantity and male vocals are expressed with lushness. The upper midrange is forward and there is an intimate female vocals display. There is a smooth listen.
The treble is extended well with no sibilance and harshness. There is good body and the presentation is controlled. The crisp has moderate definition and there is some sparkle. There is a fair amount of air rendered. The treble expression is smooth which contributes to a fatigue-free listen.
The AE3 has a natural soundstage expansion. The width has great magnitude. The depth has an effective amount of space rendered.