44points

Grado PS500

41points

Grado RS1e

Grado PS500
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14 facts in comparison

Grado PS500 vs Grado RS1e

Grado PS500
Grado RS1e
44
points
Grado PS500
41
points
Grado RS1e

Why is Grado PS500 better than Grado RS1e?

  • Has a neodymium magnet
    ?
  • Has removable speakers
    ?

Why is Grado RS1e better than Grado PS500?

  • 1000Hz higher high-frequency
    ?

    30000Hzvs29000Hz
  • 2Hz lower low-frequency
    ?

    12Hzvs14Hz
  • 1.8dB/mW higher sound pressure level
    ?

    99.8dB/mWvs98dB/mW
  • 45g lighter
    255gvs300g
  • 10mm bigger driver unit
    ?

    50mmvs40mm
  • Has a 3.5mm male connector
    ?

Price comparison

Grado PS500

Buy used:

$570.03

ProductStorePrice
Grado PS500 AmazonGRADO PS500e Professional Series Wired O...GRADO PS500e Professional Series Wired Open-Back Stereo Headphones
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$595.00
Grado PS500 AmazonGRADO RS2e Reference Series Wired Open-B...GRADO RS2e Reference Series Wired Open-Back Stereo Headphones
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$495.00
Grado PS500 AmazonGRADO GR10e Wired in Ear Headphones/Earb...GRADO GR10e Wired in Ear Headphones/Earbuds
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$399.00
Grado PS500 AmazonGRADO SR80e Prestige Series Wired Open B...GRADO SR80e Prestige Series Wired Open Back Stereo Headphones
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$99.00
Grado PS500 AmazonGRADO SR60e Prestige Series Wired Open-B...GRADO SR60e Prestige Series Wired Open-Back Stereo Headphones
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$79.00
Grado PS500 AmazonGRADO SR225e Prestige Series Wired Open-...GRADO SR225e Prestige Series Wired Open-Back Stereo Headphones
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$200.00
Grado PS500 AmazonGRADO SR125e Prestige Series Wired Open-...GRADO SR125e Prestige Series Wired Open-Back Stereo Headphones
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$150.00
Grado PS500 AmazonGrado Reference Series RS1e Headphones
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$695.00
Grado PS500 AmazonGRADO GS1000e Statement Series Wired Ope...GRADO GS1000e Statement Series Wired Open-Back Stereo Headphones
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$995.00

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 PS500
Grado RS1e
2.weight
?

Best

Sony MDR-EX150AP

3g

300g

255g

3.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
4.cable length
?

A long cable ensures more freedom of movement.

Best

Pioneer SE-A1000

6m

2m

2m

5.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
6.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

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.

Best

Sony MDR-Z1

120000Hz

29000Hz

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.

Best

Sony MH1CBLK

1Hz

14Hz

12Hz

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

99.8dB/mW

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.

Best

Flips Solo 2 Social

4 Ohms

32 Ohms

32 Ohms

5.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.

Best

Monoprice Monolith M1060

106mm

40mm

50mm

6.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

Connectivity

1.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

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