46points

Grado RS1i

40points

Grado RS2e

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14 facts in comparison

Grado RS1i vs Grado RS2e

Grado RS1i
Grado RS2e
46
points
Grado RS1i
40
points
Grado RS2e

Why is Grado RS1i better than Grado RS2e?

  • 2000Hz higher high-frequency
    ?

    30000Hzvs28000Hz
  • 2Hz lower low-frequency
    ?

    12Hzvs14Hz
  • Has a neodymium magnet
    ?
  • Has removable speakers
    ?

Why is Grado RS2e better than Grado RS1i?

  • 1.8dB/mW higher sound pressure level
    ?

    99.8dB/mWvs98dB/mW
  • 28g lighter
    227gvs255g
  • 4mm bigger driver unit
    ?

    44mmvs40mm

Price comparison

Grado RS2e

ProductStorePrice
Grado RS2e AmazonGRADO RS2e Reference Series Wired Open-B...GRADO RS2e Reference Series Wired Open-Back Stereo Headphones
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$495.00
Grado RS2e AmazonGRADO GS1000e Statement Series Wired Ope...GRADO GS1000e Statement Series Wired Open-Back Stereo Headphones
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$995.00
Grado RS2e AmazonGRADO SR325e Stereo Headphones, Wired, D...GRADO SR325e Stereo Headphones, Wired, Dynamic Drivers, Open Back Design
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$295.00
Grado RS2e AmazonGrado Reference Series RS1e Headphones
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$695.00
Grado RS2e AmazonGRADO SR80e Prestige Series Wired Open B...GRADO SR80e Prestige Series Wired Open Back Stereo Headphones
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$99.00
Grado RS2e AmazonGRADO SR60e Prestige Series Wired Open-B...GRADO SR60e Prestige Series Wired Open-Back Stereo Headphones
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$79.00
Grado RS2e AmazonGRADO PS500e Professional Series Wired O...GRADO PS500e Professional Series Wired Open-Back Stereo Headphones
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$595.00
Grado RS2e AmazonGRADO iGe3 Wired in Ear Headphone (Earbu...GRADO iGe3 Wired in Ear Headphone (Earbuds) Smart Device Controller w/Microphone
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$99.00
Grado RS2e AmazonGRADO SR125e Prestige Series Wired Open-...GRADO SR125e Prestige Series Wired Open-Back Stereo Headphones
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$150.00
Grado RS2e AmazonLimited Edition GRADO GH3 Open Back Wire...Limited Edition GRADO GH3 Open Back Wired Professional Stereo Headphones
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$325.00

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.

Grado RS1i
Grado RS2e
2.weight
?

Best

Sony MDR-EX150AP

3g

255g

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 RS1i
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 RS1i
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 RS1i
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-Z1

120000Hz

30000Hz

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

12Hz

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.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

44mm

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 RS1i
Grado RS2e

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 RS1i
Grado RS2e

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