39points

Abyss AB-1266

47points

Grado GR8

Abyss AB-1266
Comparison winner
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16 facts in comparison

Abyss AB-1266 vs Grado GR8

Abyss AB-1266
Grado GR8
39
points
Abyss AB-1266
47
points
Grado GR8

Why is Abyss AB-1266 better than Grado GR8?

  • 8000Hz higher high-frequency
    ?

    28000Hzvs20000Hz
  • 15Hz lower low-frequency
    ?

    5Hzvs20Hz
  • 74 Ohms lower impedance
    ?

    46 Ohmsvs120 Ohms
  • Has a detachable cable
    ?
  • Has a neodymium magnet
    ?
  • Has an over-the-ear form
    ?
  • 1.2m longer cable
    ?

    2.5mvs1.3m
  • Has a straight plug
    ?

Why is Grado GR8 better than Abyss AB-1266?

  • Has passive noise reduction
    ?
  • 651g lighter
    9gvs660g
  • Has a 3.5mm male connector
    ?
  • Has included ear pads
    ?
  • Has an in-ear form
    ?
  • Has an L-shaped plug
    ?

Price comparison

Design

1.has an over-the-ear form
?

Comfortable full-size form with earcups that fully enclose your ears. This model is loved for its increased sound isolation and the fact that it won't leak sound to your neighbors. It offers potential for maximum bass and loudness levels.

Abyss AB-1266
Grado GR8
2.has a detachable cable
?

With a detachable cable you can use alternative cables, and if the cable is pulled it will pop out instead of breaking.

Abyss AB-1266
Grado GR8
3.weight
?

Best

Sony MDR-EX150AP

3g

660g

9g

4.travel bag is included
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The device comes with its own special case or pouch, which is useful for safe transportation.

Abyss AB-1266
Grado GR8
5.has included ear pads
?

Allows you to change ear pads without buying new ones.

Abyss AB-1266
Grado GR8
6.has an in-ear form
?

The in-ear device is ultracompact and lightweight, with little or no interference with earrings, spectacles, hats, or hairstyles. It is inserted in the ear canal itself and blocks out a lot of environmental noise. It has stronger bass tones and is unlikely to fall out of the ear.

Abyss AB-1266
Grado GR8

Sound quality

1.highest frequency
?

The highest frequency at which device produces audio. The higher the high-frequency response, the clearer and crispier the treble.

Best

Sony MDR-Z1R

120000Hz

28000Hz

20000Hz

2.lowest frequency
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The lowest frequency at which the device produces audio. The lower the low-frequency response, the stronger and juicier the bass.

Best

Sony MH1CBLK

1Hz

5Hz

20Hz

3.has passive noise reduction
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The device sits tightly in place, creating an acoustic seal which reduces background noise and prevents your music from leaking out.

Abyss AB-1266
Grado GR8
4.impedance
?

Impedance is the device’s electrical resistance to the current being pushed through it. The lower the impedance, the easier it is to get higher volume and requires less power.

Best

Flips Solo 2 Social

4 Ohms

46 Ohms

120 Ohms

5.has a neodymium magnet
?

Devices with neodymium magnets are lighter and more powerful than those which use ferrite magnets. They also have more bass and clear high notes.

Abyss AB-1266
Grado GR8

Connectivity

1.has a 3.5mm male connector
?

A standard 3.5mm male connector is suitable for use with all MP3 players and computer sound cards.

Abyss AB-1266
Grado GR8

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