47points

Grado GS1000i

42points

Sennheiser HD 820

Grado GS1000i
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29 facts in comparison

Grado GS1000i vs Sennheiser HD 820

Grado GS1000i
Sennheiser HD 820
47
points
Grado GS1000i
42
points
Sennheiser HD 820

Why is Grado GS1000i better than Sennheiser HD 820?

  • 268 Ohms lower impedance
    ?

    32 Ohmsvs300 Ohms
  • Has a neodymium magnet
    ?
  • 48g lighter
    312gvs360g
  • Has a 3.5mm male connector
    ?
  • 1.5m longer cable
    ?

    4.5mvs3m
  • Has an open-back design
    ?

Why is Sennheiser HD 820 better than Grado GS1000i?

  • 13000Hz higher high-frequency
    ?

    48000Hzvs35000Hz
  • 2Hz lower low-frequency
    ?

    6Hzvs8Hz
  • Has passive noise reduction
    ?
  • 5dB/mW higher sound pressure level
    ?

    103dB/mWvs98dB/mW
  • Travel bag is included
    ?

Price comparison

Sennheiser HD 820

Buy used:

$499.99

ProductStorePrice
Sennheiser HD 820 AmazonSennheiser HD 820 Closed-Back Headphone
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$2,299.92
Sennheiser HD 820 AmazonSennheiser HD 800 S Reference Headphone ...Sennheiser HD 800 S Reference Headphone System
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$1,699.95
Sennheiser HD 820 AmazonSennheiser HD 660 S - HiRes Audiophile O...Sennheiser HD 660 S - HiRes Audiophile Open Back Headphone
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$489.00
Sennheiser HD 820 Amazonbeyerdynamic T1 2nd Generation Audiophil...beyerdynamic T1 2nd Generation Audiophile Stereo Headphones with Dynamic Semi-Open Design (Silver)
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$721.52
Sennheiser HD 820 AmazonSennheiser HD 600 Open Back Professional...Sennheiser HD 600 Open Back Professional Headphone
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$299.00
Sennheiser HD 820 AmazonSennheiser HD 579 Open Back Headphone (D...Sennheiser HD 579 Open Back Headphone (Discontinued by Manufacturer)
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$167.80
Sennheiser HD 820 AmazonSennheiser HD 598 SR Open-Back Headphone...Sennheiser HD 598 SR Open-Back Headphone "Discontinued by manufacturer"
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$299.95
Sennheiser HD 820 AmazonHIFIMAN HE-400I Over Ear Full-Size Plana...HIFIMAN HE-400I Over Ear Full-Size Planar Magnetic Headphones Adjustable Headphone with Comfortable Earpads Open-Back Design Easy Cable Swapping
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$185.00
Sennheiser HD 820 AmazonSennheiser HD 800 Reference Dynamic Head...Sennheiser HD 800 Reference Dynamic Headphone
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$1,999.00

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. Show more

Grado GS1000i
Sennheiser HD 820
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.

Grado GS1000i
Sennheiser HD 820
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.

For example

Sol Republic Soundtrack Wireless

Grado GS1000i
Sennheiser HD 820
4.sweat resistant
?

Resistance to sweat makes it ideal for use while doing sports.

For example

Motorola VerveBuds 200

Grado GS1000i
Sennheiser HD 820
5.weight
?

Best

Sony MDR-EX150AP

3g

312g

360g

6.has included ear pads
?

Allows you to change ear pads without buying new ones.

For example

Umidigi Ubeats

Grado GS1000i
Sennheiser HD 820

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. Show more

Best

Sony MDR-Z1

120000Hz

35000Hz

48000Hz

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

8Hz

6Hz

3.sound pressure level
?

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

103dB/mW

4.has passive noise reduction
?

The device sits tightly in place, creating an acoustic seal which reduces background noise and prevents your music from leaking out.

Grado GS1000i
Sennheiser HD 820
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

32 Ohms

300 Ohms

6.has active noise-cancelling (noise control)
?

This type of device allows you to listen at lower volume levels, causing less ear fatigue as you don't have to crank up the volume to overcome background noise. Ideal for plane rides and morning commutes.

For example

Umidigi Ubeats

Grado GS1000i
Sennheiser HD 820

Power

1.has a removable battery
?

The battery is removable and can be replaced by the user if broken. Show more

For example

Hexgears E001 HexBand BT

Grado GS1000i
Sennheiser HD 820

Connectivity

1.Can be used wirelessly
?

Wireless devices allow users more freedom of movement.

For example

Umidigi Ubeats

Grado GS1000i
Sennheiser HD 820
2.has a 3.5mm male connector
?

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

Grado GS1000i
Sennheiser HD 820
3.supports Bluetooth pairing using NFC
?

Device supports fast Bluetooth pairing using NFC so it can communicate with other devices over Bluetooth. You can fastly pair devices without entering a code by simply holding one device next to the device with which it is to be paired.

For example

Sennheiser Momentum 3 Wireless

Grado GS1000i
Sennheiser HD 820
4.supports Wi-Fi
?

The device can connect to Wi-Fi.

For example

Audio Technica ATH-ANC300TW

Grado GS1000i
Sennheiser HD 820

Features

1.can be used as a headset
?

A headset is one headphone or pair with a built-in microphone. Headsets can be used for apps that require communication i.e. Skype, games with voice chat, mobile phones, etc.

For example

Umidigi Ubeats

Grado GS1000i
Sennheiser HD 820
2.control panel placed on a device
?

There is a control panel on the device body, so you can easily access the volume control or remote without having to interact with a cable or another device it's connected to.

For example

Sol Republic Soundtrack Wireless

Grado GS1000i
Sennheiser HD 820
3.has an in-line control panel
?

There is a control panel on the cable, so you can easily operate the device without having to interact with it.

For example

Umidigi Ubeats

Grado GS1000i
Sennheiser HD 820

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