Grado PS500
Top 37%413 points
Top 37%
Lowest frequency
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849 headphones
1Hz - 834Hz
NaN% of all headphonesYes
No
lowest frequency
highest frequency
impedance
sound pressure level
weight
14
Hz
Sony MH1CBLK
1Hz
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Grado PS500: 14 facts and highlights

1. highest frequency

The highest frequency at which device produces audio. The higher the high-frequency response, the clearer and crispier the treble.
29000Hz
Sony MDR-1ABT: 100000Hz
152
0

2. lowest frequency

The lowest frequency at which the device produces audio. The lower the low-frequency response, the stronger and juicier the bass.
14Hz
Sony MH1CBLK: 1Hz
140
0

3. weight

300g
AKG IP2: 3g
122
0

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.
32Ohms
Flips Solo 2 Social: 4Ohms
97
0

5. 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.
Grado PS500
36% have it
86
0

6. sound pressure level

Devices with a higher sound pressure level are generally louder when supplied with any given audio source.
98dB/mW
Audeze EL-8 Titanium: 130dB/mW
78
0

7. no battery needed

This device works without batteries. It weighs less and you don't have to worry about recharging or replacing the battery.
Grado PS500
73% have it
72
0

8. 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.
40mm
Audeze EL-8 Titanium: 100mm
51
0

9. has a straight plug

A straight plug is better when the jack is on the top or bottom of your player.
Grado PS500
55% have it
49
0

10. has stereo speakers

Devices with stereo speakers deliver sound that surrounds the user from left and right side, creating a richer sound and a better experience.
Grado PS500
74% have it
47
0

11. cable length

A long cable ensures more freedom of movement.
2m
AKG Q 701: 6m
35
0

12. 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.
Grado PS500
22% have it
33
0

13. is open backed

The device is designed to allow sound out through the back of the earcup and provides very natural and accurate sound. It's good for home listening.
Grado PS500
10% have it
26
0

14. has removable speakers

This modularity allows you to integrate the speakers into hoodies or snowboard helmets.
Grado PS500
1% have it
25
0

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