Digital Audio Player Parings:
Using the AK380CU the Flamenco signature was detailed and quite spacious sounding, supporting the technical skills of the earphone.
Using the Lotoo Paw Gold Titanium Edition the Flamenco pairing worked very well. The signatures treble presence was more striking and feels very well balanced.
Using the Altmann Tera Player the Flamenco signature was natural sounding with a full weighty richness but lacking in some detail at times.
Using the Sony WM-1Z flagship player midrange was fuller and more engaging, bass tight and clean. Detail precise.
The rest of my review is based on this Sony WM-1Z pairing using the Ares II supplied cable and both tuning switches disabled.
If you want more information about this cable there is a review of the plus series cable in the Ares II series which is very similar in the cables section of my site.