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Grado PS500
Grado RS1e
Top 53%617 points
Top 53%
Top 57%556 points
Top 57%
Grado PS500
Grado RS1e
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Grado PS500 vs Grado RS1e: 15 facts in comparison

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-Z1R: 120000Hz
30000Hz

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
12Hz

3. weight

45g lighter.
300g
Sony MDR-EX150AP: 3g
255g

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

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
Grado RS1e
36% have it

6. sound pressure level

Devices with a higher sound pressure level are generally louder when supplied with any given audio source.
98dB/mW
AKG K553 Pro: 144dB/mW
99.8dB/mW

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
Grado RS1e
69% have it

8. 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.
Grado PS500
Grado RS1e
76% have it

9. 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 LCD2 Classic: 106mm
50mm

10. has a straight plug

A straight plug is better when the jack is on the top or bottom of your player.
Grado PS500
Grado RS1e
50% have it

11. 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 PS500
Grado RS1e
82% have it

12. cable length

A long cable ensures more freedom of movement.
2m
Pioneer SE-A1000: 6m
2m

13. 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
Grado RS1e
23% have it

14. has an open-back design

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.
Grado PS500
Grado RS1e
10% have it

15. has removable speakers

This modularity allows you to integrate the speakers into hoodies or snowboard helmets.
Grado PS500
Grado RS1e
1% have it

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