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Grado GR8

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Grado GR8 review: specs and price

Grado GR8
Grado GR8
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Why is Grado GR8 better than the average?

  • Weight
    9gvs169.03g
  • Sound pressure level
    118dB/mWvs105.2dB/mW

Top specs and features

Design

1.weight

9g

Best

Sony MDR-EX150AP

3g

2.has an in-ear form
Grado GR8

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.

3.has included ear pads
Grado GR8

Allows you to change ear pads without buying new ones.

4.travel bag is included
Grado GR8

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

5.has an L-shaped plug
Grado GR8

An L-shaped plug is better if the jack is on the left or right side of the device, so that the cable isn't bent, and is less likely to break when the device is in your pocket.

6.cable length

1.3m

A long cable ensures more freedom of movement.

Best

Pioneer SE-A1000

6m

Sound quality

1.highest frequency

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

2.lowest frequency

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

3.has sound isolation/passive noise reduction
Grado GR8

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

118dB/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.impedance

120 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

Connectivity

1.has a 3.5mm male connector
Grado GR8

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

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