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Audeze LCD-3

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Grado GS1000i

Audeze LCD-3
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14 facts in comparison

Audeze LCD-3 vs Grado GS1000i

Audeze LCD-3
Grado GS1000i

Why is Audeze LCD-3 better than Grado GS1000i?

  • 3Hz lower low-frequency
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    5Hzvs8Hz
  • 15000Hz higher high-frequency
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    50000Hzvs35000Hz
  • 32dB/mW higher sound pressure level
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    130dB/mWvs98dB/mW
  • Has a detachable cable
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  • Travel bag is included
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Why is Grado GS1000i better than Audeze LCD-3?

  • Has stereo speakers
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  • 13 Ohms lower impedance
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    32 Ohmsvs45 Ohms
  • Has a 3.5mm male connector
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  • 236g lighter
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    312gvs548g
  • 2m longer cable
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    4.5mvs2.5m
  • Has a straight plug
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Price comparison

Audeze LCD-3

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$1,649.00

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Design

1.has stereo speakers
Audeze LCD-3
Grado GS1000i
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-3
Grado GS1000i
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-3
Grado GS1000i
With a detachable cable you can use alternative cables, and if the cable is pulled it will pop out instead of breaking.
4.weight

548g

312g

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-3
Grado GS1000i
The device comes with its own special case or pouch, which is useful for safe transportation.
6.cable length

2.5m

4.5m

A long cable ensures more freedom of movement.

Sound quality

1.lowest frequency

5Hz

8Hz

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

50000Hz

35000Hz

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

45 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-3
Grado GS1000i
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-3
Grado GS1000i
A standard 3.5mm male connector is suitable for use with all MP3 players and computer sound cards.

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