Sound Analysis


The Satsuma has moderate sub-bass quantity and it is extended well. The sub-bass reproduction takes on an agile approach and there is a quick yet natural rumble. The bass decay exhibits the agility well. The bass texture is rendered quite smoothly. The mid-bass has fair amount of body and there is a tight punch. Each bass note is articulated with a precise and clinical hit.


The midrange is detailed and there is good transparency level. Vocals are belted out cleanly and there is a clear presentation. The lower midrange has apt quantity and male vocals are expressed well with body and clarity, achieving a nice balance. The upper midrange has greater emphasis and it results in a more forward presentation which allows female vocals to excel with liveliness. There is a captivating midrange.


The treble is extended well and there are no signs of sibilance and harshness. The expression is detailed and articulate. The crisp is well-defined and there is sparkle for excitement at the top end. The amount of air rendered is great and it creates an open feeling. The overall treble is clean and controlled.


The Satsuma has natural soundstage expansion with good width magnitude and moderate depth.

Page 4: Comparisons