43points

Audio-Technica ATH-AD900X

39points

Grado GS1000e

Audio-Technica ATH-AD900X
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Audio-Technica ATH-AD900X vs Grado GS1000e

Audio-Technica ATH-AD900X
Grado GS1000e
43
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Audio-Technica ATH-AD900X
39
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Grado GS1000e

Why is Audio-Technica ATH-AD900X better than Grado GS1000e?

  • 3Hz lower low-frequency
    ?

    5Hzvs8Hz
  • 0.2dB/mW higher sound pressure level
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    100dB/mWvs99.8dB/mW
  • 47g lighter
    265gvs312g
  • 3mm bigger driver unit
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    53mmvs50mm
  • Has a 3.5mm male connector
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  • 1m longer cable
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    3mvs2m

Why is Grado GS1000e better than Audio-Technica ATH-AD900X?

  • 6 Ohms lower impedance
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    32 Ohmsvs38 Ohms

Price comparison

Audio-Technica ATH-AD900X

ProductStorePrice
Audio-Technica ATH-AD900X AmazonAudio Technica ATH-AD900X Open-Back Audi...Audio Technica ATH-AD900X Open-Back Audiophile Headphones
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$144.50

Grado GS1000e

Buy used:

$999.00

ProductStorePrice
Grado GS1000e AmazonGRADO SR80e Prestige Series Wired Open B...GRADO SR80e Prestige Series Wired Open Back Stereo Headphones
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$99.00
Grado GS1000e AmazonGRADO PS500e Professional Series Wired O...GRADO PS500e Professional Series Wired Open-Back Stereo Headphones
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$595.00

Design

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

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Grado GS1000e
2.has an over-the-ear form
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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.

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Grado GS1000e
3.weight
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Best

Sony MDR-EX150AP

3g

265g

312g

4.cable length
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A long cable ensures more freedom of movement.

Best

Pioneer SE-A1000

6m

3m

2m

5.has a straight plug
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A straight plug is better when the jack is on the top or bottom of your player.

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Grado GS1000e
6.has an open-back design
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The device is designed in a way that allows sound to go out through the back of the ear cups, which usually have vents or perforations. This design provides very natural and accurate sound.

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Grado GS1000e

Sound quality

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

Best

Sony MDR-Z1

120000Hz

35000Hz

35000Hz

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. Show more

Best

Sony MH1CBLK

1Hz

5Hz

8Hz

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

Best

AKG K553 Pro

144dB/mW

100dB/mW

99.8dB/mW

4.driver unit size
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The driver unit is the component that produces sound in the device. Bigger drivers are more powerful and can produce better bass.

Best

Monoprice Monolith M1570

106mm

53mm

50mm

5.impedance
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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. Show more

Best

Flips Solo 2 Social

4 Ohms

38 Ohms

32 Ohms

Connectivity

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

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