AK 380 Copper versus Sony ZX2 - rudi0504

Many friends ask me to do the comparison between high end DAPs.

Today 17 August 2016 is Indonesia National Day ,so I have time to do a comparison between 2 High End DAPs:
AK 380 Copper and Sony ZX2




Source:
AK 380 Copper
Sony ZX2

Dac/Amp:
Chord MoJo

Amp:
AK 380 copper
Mass KoBo 404

Headphone:
LCD 3 Fazor

Cable:
SAA Endorphin for LCD 3 Fazor
Telefunken 1932 iC:
trrs trrs and mini to mini for Mass KoBo 404

Set up A:
Source:
AK 380 Copper + Amp Copper
Amp:
Mass Kobo 404

Set up B:
Source:
ZX 2
Dac / Amp:
Chord MoJo
Amp:
Mass Kobo 404

Sound Quality:
As Pure DAP comparison:
The Winner is AK 380 copper
I would like not to explain anymore here.
Because many have done already the comparison.

Set up A vs Set Up B:
Set Up A:
High:
Has better clarity and detail
High has better rendering and extension too
Mid:
Has better Pronounce and the voice from the Singers is clearer and has more weight
Bass:
Has better bass detail and clarity
Bass has better bass Quality and deeper.
Separation:
Has great music separation that we can easy to know the musician placement.
Soundstage:
Is wider and has better depth and
Is taller too.
Like in big concert hall
Background:
Better black background
Sofar AK 380 Copper has best black background for portable DAP

Set Up B:
High:
Is good but less clarity and detail compared to set up A
Mid:
Has great pronounce too
Only less slighty clarity
Bass:
Bass is softer and a bit boomy compare to set up A
Separation:
Slightly less separation compare set up A
Soundstage:
Is not as wide and less depth and tall compare set up A
Background:
Less black background compare set up A

Overall conclusion:
Set up
As Winner in this comparison
Win in term clarity and detail
Has better separation
Has better pronounce in mid
Has better bass reproduction
Set up B
For half Price has also great sound quality
Sound Quality is warmer

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