49points

Grado GS1000i

48points

HiFiMAN HE-6

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Grado GS1000i vs HiFiMAN HE-6

Grado GS1000i
HiFiMAN HE-6
Grado GS1000i
HiFiMAN HE-6
49
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48
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Why is Grado GS1000i better than HiFiMAN HE-6?

  • 18 Ohms lower impedance
    32 Ohmsvs50 Ohms
  • 190g lighter
    312gvs502g
  • Has stereo speakers
  • Has a neodymium magnet
  • Has a 3.5mm male connector

Why is HiFiMAN HE-6 better than Grado GS1000i?

  • 30000Hz higher high-frequency
    65000Hzvs35000Hz
  • Has a detachable cable
  • Travel bag is included
  • Has included ear pads

Top specs and features

Design

1.has stereo speakers
Grado GS1000i
HiFiMAN HE-6

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 a detachable cable
Grado GS1000i
HiFiMAN HE-6

With a detachable cable you can use alternative cables, and if the cable is pulled it will pop out instead of breaking.

3.has an over-the-ear form
Grado GS1000i
HiFiMAN HE-6

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.

4.weight

312g

502g

Best

Sony MDR-EX150AP

3g

5.has included ear pads
Grado GS1000i
HiFiMAN HE-6

Allows you to change ear pads without buying new ones.

6.travel bag is included
Grado GS1000i
HiFiMAN HE-6

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

Sound quality

1.highest frequency

35000Hz

65000Hz

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

8Hz

8Hz

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.sound pressure level

98dB/mW

83.5dB/mW

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

Best

AKG K553 Pro

144dB/mW

4.impedance

32 Ohms

50 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

5.has a neodymium magnet
Grado GS1000i
HiFiMAN HE-6

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
Grado GS1000i
HiFiMAN HE-6

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

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