78points

Audeze EL-8 Titanium

48points

Grado GR10

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Audeze EL-8 Titanium vs Grado GR10

Audeze EL-8 Titanium
Grado GR10
Audeze EL-8 Titanium
Grado GR10

Why is Audeze EL-8 Titanium better than Grado GR10?

  • 10Hz lower low-frequency
    10Hzvs20Hz
  • 2 Ohms lower impedance
    30 Ohmsvs32 Ohms
  • Has a neodymium magnet
  • Has a detachable cable
  • Has an over-the-ear form
  • Can be used as a headset
  • Can be folded
  • Has an in-line control panel

Why is Grado GR10 better than Audeze EL-8 Titanium?

  • 451g lighter
    9gvs460g
  • Has included ear pads
  • Has a 3.5mm male connector
  • Has a straight plug
  • Has an in-ear form

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Design

1.has stereo speakers
Audeze EL-8 Titanium
Grado GR10

Devices with stereo speakers deliver sound from independent channels on both left and right sides, creating a richer sound and a better experience.

2.has an over-the-ear form
Audeze EL-8 Titanium
Grado GR10

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.

3.weight

460g

9g

Best

Sony MDR-EX150AP

3g

4.has a detachable cable
Audeze EL-8 Titanium
Grado GR10

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

5.has an in-ear form
Audeze EL-8 Titanium
Grado GR10

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.

6.can be folded
Audeze EL-8 Titanium
Grado GR10

Folding devices are good for transporting as they take up less space in your bag.

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Sound quality

1.lowest frequency

10Hz

20Hz

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

2.highest frequency

50000Hz

20000Hz

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

3.has sound isolation/passive noise reduction
Audeze EL-8 Titanium
Grado GR10

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

4.sound pressure level

130dB/mW

116dB/mW

Devices with a higher sound pressure level are generally louder when supplied with any given audio source.

Best

AKG K553 Pro

144dB/mW

5.has a neodymium magnet
Audeze EL-8 Titanium
Grado GR10

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

6.impedance

30 Ohms

32 Ohms

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

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Connectivity

1.has a 3.5mm male connector
Audeze EL-8 Titanium
Grado GR10

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

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Features

1.has an in-line control panel
Audeze EL-8 Titanium
Grado GR10

There is a control panel on the cable, so you can easily operate the device without having to interact with it.

2.can be used as a headset
Audeze EL-8 Titanium
Grado GR10

A headset is one headphone or pair with a built-in microphone. Headsets can be used for applications which require communication i.e. Skype, games with voice chat, mobile phones etc.

3.has a noise canceling microphone
Audeze EL-8 Titanium
Grado GR10

These microphones are designed to filter out background noise from the desired sound. Especially useful in noisy environments.

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