Originally Posted by Audiowood
Really? Just as I was about to plunge deep into Roxanne and this came out. Can you expand a little bit on that? From what I gather so far reading Roxanne thread, it should sound very diff from 1p2 almost like the opposite spectrum. One is thick, creamy vocal, deep powerful sub-bass, very smooth at the top end and sound stage very 3D while the other is more mid bass focus with less sub bass, Vocal a little polite, superb clarity with treble extend all the way to the very top and sound stage more like 2 way speakers and less 3D.
Care to share more about these 2 IEMs since you have heard them both. I appreciate your thoughts on this.
I love them both, but Roxanne compare to 1+2 is much darker. It doesn't have this this huge treble extension (in non fatiguing way).
Soundstage is much wider on 1+2.
Instrument separation is more refined.
Bass is about the same, but on 1+2 it sounds more natural.
Vocals, especially, female are so good that I can hear when vocalist is inhaling the air.
The bottom line is if you listening these 2 iems straight out of DAP (ZX1 in my case), the 1+2 clearly wins sound wise.
I like Roxannes for more prolong sessions, especially, out and about for superb isolation and comfort.
1+2 with uber cable is good for home listening at night when nobody bothers you.
If I would have a decision to make between Universal Roxanne and 1+2, you know my answer, it is 1+2 without any questions.