42points

Grado PS500

39points

Grado RS2e

Comparison winner
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14 facts in comparison

Grado PS500 vs Grado RS2e

Grado PS500
Grado RS2e
42
points
Grado PS500
39
points
Grado RS2e

Why is Grado PS500 better than Grado RS2e?

  • 1000Hz higher high-frequency
    ?

    29000Hzvs28000Hz
  • Has a neodymium magnet
    ?
  • Has removable speakers
    ?

Why is Grado RS2e better than Grado PS500?

  • 1.8dB/mW higher sound pressure level
    ?

    99.8dB/mWvs98dB/mW
  • 73g lighter
    227gvs300g
  • 4mm bigger driver unit
    ?

    44mmvs40mm
  • Has a 3.5mm male connector
    ?

Price comparison

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.

Grado PS500
Grado RS2e
2.weight
?

Best

Sony MDR-EX150AP

3g

300g

227g

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 RS2e
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 RS2e
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 RS2e

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-Z1R

120000Hz

29000Hz

28000Hz

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

14Hz

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.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 RS2e
6.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

Audeze LCD2 Classic

106mm

40mm

44mm

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 RS2e

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