36points

Grado PS500

32points

Grado SR325e

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Grado PS500 vs Grado SR325e

Grado PS500
Grado SR325e

Why is Grado PS500 better than Grado SR325e?

  • 4Hz lower low-frequency
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    14Hzvs18Hz
  • 5000Hz higher high-frequency
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    29000Hzvs24000Hz
  • Has removable speakers
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Why is Grado SR325e better than Grado PS500?

  • 1.8dB/mW higher sound pressure level
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    99.8dB/mWvs98dB/mW
  • Has a 3.5mm male connector
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Price comparison

Grado SR325e

ProductStorePrice
Grado SR325e AmazonGRADO SR325e Stereo Headphones, Wired, D...GRADO SR325e Stereo Headphones, Wired, Dynamic Drivers, Open Back Design
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$295.00
Grado SR325e AmazonGRADO RS2e Reference Series Wired Open-B...GRADO RS2e Reference Series Wired Open-Back Stereo Headphones
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$495.00
Grado SR325e AmazonPhilips Audio Fidelio X2HR Over-Ear Open...Philips Audio Fidelio X2HR Over-Ear Open-Air Headphone 50mm Drivers- Black
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$148.99
Grado SR325e AmazonSony WH-1000XM4 Wireless Industry Leadin...Sony WH-1000XM4 Wireless Industry Leading Noise Canceling Overhead Headphones with Mic for Phone-Call and Alexa Voice Control, Black
Amazon logo
$348.00
Grado SR325e AmazonHIFIMAN HE-400I Over Ear Full-Size Plana...HIFIMAN HE-400I Over Ear Full-Size Planar Magnetic Headphones Adjustable Headphone with Comfortable Earpads Open-Back Design Easy Cable Swapping
Amazon logo
$184.71
Grado SR325e AmazonSennheiser HD 599 Open Back Headphone, I...Sennheiser HD 599 Open Back Headphone, Ivory
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$199.95
Grado SR325e AmazonSennheiser Momentum 3 Wireless Noise Can...Sennheiser Momentum 3 Wireless Noise Cancelling Headphones with Alexa, Auto On/Off, Smart Pause Functionality and Smart Control App, Black
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$311.79
Grado SR325e AmazonSennheiser HD 600 Open Back Professional...Sennheiser HD 600 Open Back Professional Headphone
Amazon logo
$381.31
Grado SR325e AmazonGRADO GW100 Wireless Bluetooth Headphone...GRADO GW100 Wireless Bluetooth Headphones - Open Back and On Ear
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$508.96

Design

1.has stereo speakers
Grado PS500
Grado SR325e
Devices with stereo speakers deliver sound from independent channels on both left and right sides, creating a richer sound and a better experience.
2.has an over-the-ear form
Grado PS500
Grado SR325e
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.
3.has a detachable cable
Grado PS500
Grado SR325e
With a detachable cable you can use alternative cables, and if the cable is pulled it will pop out instead of breaking.
4.sweat resistance
Grado PS500
Grado SR325e
Resistance to sweat makes it ideal for use while doing sports.
5.weather-sealed (splashproof)
Grado PS500
Grado SR325e
The device is protected with extra seals to prevent failures caused by dust, raindrops, and water splashes.
6.weight

300g

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We consider a lower weight better because lighter devices are more comfortable to carry. A lower weight is also an advantage for home appliances, as it makes transportation easier, and for many other types of products.

Sound quality

The lowest frequency at which the device produces audio. The lower the low-frequency response, the stronger and juicier the bass.
2.highest frequency

29000Hz

24000Hz

The highest frequency at which device produces audio. The higher the high-frequency response, the clearer and crispier the treble.
3.has passive noise reduction
Grado PS500
Grado SR325e
The device sits tightly in place, creating an acoustic seal which reduces background noise and prevents your music from leaking out.
This type of device allows you to listen at lower volume levels, causing less ear fatigue as you don't have to crank up the volume to overcome background noise. Ideal for plane rides and morning commutes.
5.sound pressure level

98dB/mW

99.8dB/mW

Devices with a higher sound pressure level are generally louder when supplied with any given audio source.
6.has a neodymium magnet
Grado PS500
Grado SR325e
Devices with neodymium magnets are lighter and more powerful than those which use ferrite magnets. They also have more bass and clear high notes.

Power

1.Battery life

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The device's battery life (when in use) as given by the manufacturer. With a longer battery life you have to charge the device less often.
2.has a rechargeable battery
Grado PS500
Grado SR325e
The battery can be recharged and used over again.
3.has a battery level indicator
Grado PS500
Grado SR325e
An indicator shows you when the device has low battery.
4.charge time

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The time it takes to fully charge the battery.
5.battery power

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Battery power, or battery capacity, represents the amount of electrical energy that a battery can store. More battery power can be an indication of longer battery life.
6.Has USB Type-C
Grado PS500
Grado SR325e
The USB Type-C features reversible plug orientation and cable direction.

Connectivity

1.Can be used wirelessly
Grado PS500
Grado SR325e
Wireless devices allow users more freedom of movement.
2.Bluetooth version

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Bluetooth is a wireless technology standard that allows data transfers between devices placed in close proximity, using short-wavelength, ultra-high frequency radio waves. Newer versions provide faster data transfers.
3.has a 3.5mm male connector
Grado PS500
Grado SR325e
A standard 3.5mm male connector is suitable for use with all MP3 players and computer sound cards.
4.Has Bluetooth aptX
Grado PS500
Grado SR325e
Bluetooth aptX is an audio codec used for transmitting hi-resolution audio wirelessly from Bluetooth-enabled devices. Developed by Qualcomm, the aptX audio technology includes variations such as aptX HD, aptX Low Latency, and aptX Adaptive.
5.maximum Bluetooth range

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The device can connect at a greater distance via Bluetooth or infrared to another device.
6.supports Wi-Fi 6 (802.11ax)
Grado PS500
Grado SR325e
Wi-Fi 6, released in 2019, is based on the IEEE 802.11ax wireless LAN standard. Designed to operate in all frequency bands between 1 and 6 GHz, it offers higher data rates and lower latency compared to previous Wi-Fi technologies.

Features

1.can be used as a headset
Grado PS500
Grado SR325e
A headset is one headphone or pair with a built-in microphone. Headsets can be used for apps that require communication i.e. Skype, games with voice chat, mobile phones, etc.
2.has a noise-canceling microphone
Grado PS500
Grado SR325e
These microphones are designed to filter out background noise from the desired sound. Especially useful in noisy environments.
3.number of microphones

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More microphones result in better sound quality and enable the device to filter out background noise.
4.control panel placed on a device
Grado PS500
Grado SR325e
There is a control panel on the device body, so you can easily access the volume control or remote without having to interact with a cable or another device it's connected to.
5.Has an in-line control panel
Grado PS500
Grado SR325e
There is a control panel on the cable, so you can easily operate the device without having to interact with it.
6.warranty period

Unknown. Help us by suggesting a value. (Grado PS500)

1

When covered under the manufacturer’s warranty it is possible to get a replacement in the case of a malfunction.

Price comparison

Grado SR325e

ProductStorePrice
Grado SR325e AmazonGRADO SR325e Stereo Headphones, Wired, D...GRADO SR325e Stereo Headphones, Wired, Dynamic Drivers, Open Back Design
Amazon logo
$295.00
Grado SR325e AmazonGRADO RS2e Reference Series Wired Open-B...GRADO RS2e Reference Series Wired Open-Back Stereo Headphones
Amazon logo
$495.00
Grado SR325e AmazonPhilips Audio Fidelio X2HR Over-Ear Open...Philips Audio Fidelio X2HR Over-Ear Open-Air Headphone 50mm Drivers- Black
Amazon logo
$148.99
Grado SR325e AmazonSony WH-1000XM4 Wireless Industry Leadin...Sony WH-1000XM4 Wireless Industry Leading Noise Canceling Overhead Headphones with Mic for Phone-Call and Alexa Voice Control, Black
Amazon logo
$348.00
Grado SR325e AmazonHIFIMAN HE-400I Over Ear Full-Size Plana...HIFIMAN HE-400I Over Ear Full-Size Planar Magnetic Headphones Adjustable Headphone with Comfortable Earpads Open-Back Design Easy Cable Swapping
Amazon logo
$184.71
Grado SR325e AmazonSennheiser HD 599 Open Back Headphone, I...Sennheiser HD 599 Open Back Headphone, Ivory
Amazon logo
$199.95
Grado SR325e AmazonSennheiser Momentum 3 Wireless Noise Can...Sennheiser Momentum 3 Wireless Noise Cancelling Headphones with Alexa, Auto On/Off, Smart Pause Functionality and Smart Control App, Black
Amazon logo
$311.79
Grado SR325e AmazonSennheiser HD 600 Open Back Professional...Sennheiser HD 600 Open Back Professional Headphone
Amazon logo
$381.31
Grado SR325e AmazonGRADO GW100 Wireless Bluetooth Headphone...GRADO GW100 Wireless Bluetooth Headphones - Open Back and On Ear
Amazon logo
$508.96

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