43points

Grado PS1000

42points

Grado PS500

Grado PS1000
Comparison winner
Grado PS500
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13 facts in comparison

Grado PS1000 vs Grado PS500

Grado PS1000
Grado PS500
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Grado PS1000
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Grado PS500

Why is Grado PS1000 better than Grado PS500?

  • 21000Hz higher high-frequency
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    50000Hzvs29000Hz
  • 9Hz lower low-frequency
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    5Hzvs14Hz
  • Has an over-the-ear form
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  • Has a 3.5mm male connector
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  • 1m longer cable
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    3mvs2m

Why is Grado PS500 better than Grado PS1000?

  • Has an on-ear form
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  • Has removable speakers
    ?

Price comparison

Grado PS1000

Buy used:

$745.75

ProductStorePrice
Grado PS1000 AmazonGRADO PS500e Professional Series Wired O...GRADO PS500e Professional Series Wired Open-Back Stereo Headphones
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$595.00
Grado PS1000 walmartGrado SR60e Prestige Series Headphones, ...Grado SR60e Prestige Series Headphones, Dynamic Open Air, 20-20,000Hz Frequency Response, 32Ohms Impedance
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$93.77

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 PS500
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 PS500
3.has an on-ear form
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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.

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Grado PS500
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 PS500
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 PS500

Sound quality

1.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

98dB/mW

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

14Hz

3.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

50000Hz

29000Hz

4.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

32 Ohms

5.has a neodymium magnet
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Devices with neodymium magnets are lighter and more powerful than those which use ferrite magnets. They also have more bass and clear high notes.

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Grado PS500

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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Grado PS500

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