54points

Fostex TH610

40points

Grado RS1e

Comparison winner
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16 facts in comparison

Fostex TH610 vs Grado RS1e

Fostex TH610
Grado RS1e
54
points
Fostex TH610
40
points
Grado RS1e

Why is Fostex TH610 better than Grado RS1e?

  • 15000Hz higher high-frequency
    ?

    45000Hzvs30000Hz
  • 7Hz lower low-frequency
    ?

    5Hzvs12Hz
  • 7 Ohms lower impedance
    ?

    25 Ohmsvs32 Ohms
  • Has a detachable cable
    ?
  • Has a neodymium magnet
    ?
  • Has an over-the-ear form
    ?
  • 5mm bigger driver unit
    ?

    55mmvs50mm
  • Travel bag is included
    ?

Why is Grado RS1e better than Fostex TH610?

  • Has stereo speakers
    ?
  • 1.8dB/mW higher sound pressure level
    ?

    99.8dB/mWvs98dB/mW
  • 120g lighter
    255gvs375g
  • Has a 3.5mm male connector
    ?
  • Has an on-ear form
    ?
  • Has a straight plug
    ?
  • Has an open-back design
    ?

Price comparison

Design

1.has stereo speakers
?

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

Fostex TH610
Grado RS1e
2.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.

Fostex TH610
Grado RS1e
3.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.

Fostex TH610
Grado RS1e
4.weight
?

Best

Sony MDR-EX150AP

3g

375g

255g

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

Fostex TH610
Grado RS1e
6.has an on-ear form
?

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.

Fostex TH610
Grado RS1e

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-Z1

120000Hz

45000Hz

30000Hz

2.lowest frequency
?

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

12Hz

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

98dB/mW

99.8dB/mW

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

25 Ohms

32 Ohms

5.driver unit size
?

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 M1060

106mm

55mm

50mm

6.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.

Fostex TH610
Grado RS1e

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.

Fostex TH610
Grado RS1e

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