1. This site uses cookies to help personalise content, tailor your experience and to keep you logged in if you register.
    By continuing to use this site, you are consenting to our use of cookies.

    Dismiss Notice

BA vs Dynamic drivers

Discussion in 'Sound Science' started by krismusic, Feb 26, 2015.
  1. krismusic Contributor
    is there a reason why bass from a BA would have a different quality to a dynamic driver?
     
  2. jarrett
    There is a reason why BAs have less bass (in a single driver design), but that's a good question as to whether the quality of bass sounds different.
     
  3. Spyro

    No, none.  It is still a preference issue.
     
    I always thought dynamic bass had a lazier, more relaxed nature to it until I heard the IE800 which was amazing.
     
    5-8 years ago I may have given the nod exclusively to dynamics but now with multiple BA driver set-ups being the norm and advanced crossover networks, I think the BA's lack nothing from the dynamics.  Futhermore, it seems there is more flexibility with "molding" the sound of a BA driver whether it be a slow or warm or dark presentation to a super tight, quick or bright articulation. 
     
    I think at this point they are on even ground SQ-wise.  For anyone that would insist that dynamics sound more "natural" I ask you to try the Westone Pro 50.
     
    krismusic likes this.

Share This Page