43points

Audeze LCD-2

42points

Grado RS1i

Audeze LCD-2
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16 facts in comparison

Audeze LCD-2 vs Grado RS1i

Audeze LCD-2
Grado RS1i
43
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Audeze LCD-2
42
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Grado RS1i

Why is Audeze LCD-2 better than Grado RS1i?

  • 7Hz lower low-frequency
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    5Hzvs12Hz
  • 32dB/mW higher sound pressure level
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    130dB/mWvs98dB/mW
  • Has an over-the-ear form
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  • Has a detachable cable
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  • Travel bag is included
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  • 0.5m longer cable
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    2.5mvs2m

Why is Grado RS1i better than Audeze LCD-2?

  • 10000Hz higher high-frequency
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    30000Hzvs20000Hz
  • Has stereo speakers
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  • 28 Ohms lower impedance
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    32 Ohmsvs60 Ohms
  • 267g lighter
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    255gvs522g
  • Has a 3.5mm male connector
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  • Has an on-ear form
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  • Has a straight plug
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  • Has removable speakers
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Price comparison

Audeze LCD-2

Buy used:

$799.95

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Audeze LCD-2 AmazonAudeze LCD-2 Closed Back Over Ear Isolat...Audeze LCD-2 Closed Back Over Ear Isolating Headphones with New Suspension Headband
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$899.00
Audeze LCD-2 pricegrabberAudeze LCD2 Planar magnetic headphones (...Audeze LCD2 Planar magnetic headphones (Shedua wood)
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$995.00
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$899.00

Grado RS1i

Buy used:

$87.12

ProductStorePrice
Grado RS1i AmazonGRADO RS2e Reference Series Wired Open-B...GRADO RS2e Reference Series Wired Open-Back Stereo Headphones
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$495.00
Grado RS1i AmazonGrado Reference Series RS1e Headphones
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$695.00
Grado RS1i walmartGrado L-CUSH Headphone Cushions for 225i...Grado L-CUSH Headphone Cushions for 225i 325is RS2i RS1i Pair
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$43.00

Design

1.has stereo speakers
Audeze LCD-2
Grado RS1i
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 LCD-2
Grado RS1i
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.has a detachable cable
Audeze LCD-2
Grado RS1i
With a detachable cable you can use alternative cables, and if the cable is pulled it will pop out instead of breaking.
4.weight

522g

255g

We consider a lower weight better because lighter devices are more comfortable to carry. A lower weight is also an advantage for home appliances, as it makes transportation easier, and for many other types of products.
5.travel bag is included
Audeze LCD-2
Grado RS1i
The device comes with its own special case or pouch, which is useful for safe transportation.
6.has an on-ear form
Audeze LCD-2
Grado RS1i
This device comfortably rests on top of your outer ears. As it doesn't block out everything from the outside world, it's preferred in places like office environments and recommended for outdoor activities.

Sound quality

1.lowest frequency

5Hz

12Hz

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

20000Hz

30000Hz

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

130dB/mW

98dB/mW

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

60 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.
5.has a neodymium magnet
Audeze LCD-2
Grado RS1i
Devices with neodymium magnets are lighter and more powerful than those which use ferrite magnets. They also have more bass and clear high notes.

Connectivity

1.has a 3.5mm male connector
Audeze LCD-2
Grado RS1i
A standard 3.5mm male connector is suitable for use with all MP3 players and computer sound cards.

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