The JVC HA-SS01 code name, Signa 01 is their first hi-res Signa Headphones which categories under the S-class. With a newly developed 40mm driver, using a triple magnet structure assembly to reproduce punchy bass and also crystal clear mid. For the hi’s they are able to suppress unwanted vibration that cause bad sound reproduction by using anti-vibration ring and lightweight high strength diaphragm they call PEN (polymer resin film). The difference compared to Signa 02 or Ha-ss02, is it has 2 magnet structure and no anti-vibration ring (which 01 has). HI-resolution audio certified.
It weights 245g, comes with 3 to 4 pin 120cm long detached cable and carrying pouch. The headband is made from metal, top side is covered with leather and the cushion is thin but still comfortable to use. The headband pressure is just nice as well. Earcup is design well for on-ear style, really soft and doesn’t get warm after long session. Looks good with the matte finish and premium to the touch, build quality is excellent.
Other Info: 8-52,000hz frequency response, 56ohm
Pia Mia – Do it Again: Bass very energetic,well bodied and fades very well. Doesn’t eat into mid-range and vocals. The bass vibration at 2.11 can be felt well. Really satisfying to the ears.
Tiaan – Be Ok: Low frequency bass very punchy and you do feel it fully, in fact its overpowered had to reduce the volume. No bass distortions. Bass fades well. Bass lovers will definitely enjoy this headphones, no ear fatigue after pro-long use.
Ed Shreen – Touch and Go: Guitar chord can be heard well especially the ending at 0.17, Hi guitar tone is ear candy and pleasing to the ears. You can hear the hand tapping the guitar clearly which is rare for me. Mid range perform well. Vocals is awesome is clear and precise especially when he goes deep at 3.09 or echoing 2.03. Vocal and Instruments have clear separations.
The XX – Intro: Drums is great fade smoothly as intended and pack energy. Drum kicks is nice. Bass guitar really rocks big time here you can hear it clearly. Separation between musical instruments and vocal is very good.
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