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Grado RS2e

37points

Grado RS2i

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Grado RS2e vs Grado RS2i

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Grado RS2i

Why is Grado RS2e better than Grado RS2i?

  • 1.8dB/mW higher sound pressure level
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    99.8dB/mWvs98dB/mW
  • 4mm bigger driver unit
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    44mmvs40mm
  • Has a 3.5mm male connector
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  • 227g lighter
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    227gvs454g
  • Has an on-ear form
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  • 0.3m longer cable
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    2mvs1.7m

Why is Grado RS2i better than Grado RS2e?

  • Has an over-the-ear form
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Price comparison

Grado RS2e

Buy used:

$473.84

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 Reference Series RS1e Headphones
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$695.00
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 GR10e Wired in Ear Headphones/Earb...GRADO GR10e Wired in Ear Headphones/Earbuds
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$399.00
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 GW100 Wireless Bluetooth Headphone...GRADO GW100 Wireless Bluetooth Headphones - Open Back and On Ear
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$249.00

Grado RS2i

Buy used:

$473.84

ProductStorePrice
Grado RS2i AmazonGRADO SR125e Prestige Series Wired Open-...GRADO SR125e Prestige Series Wired Open-Back Stereo Headphones
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$150.00
Grado RS2i AmazonGRADO RS2e Reference Series Wired Open-B...GRADO RS2e Reference Series Wired Open-Back Stereo Headphones
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$495.00
Grado RS2i 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

Design

1.has stereo speakers
Grado RS2e
Grado RS2i
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 RS2e
Grado RS2i
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.weight

227g

454g

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.
4.has an on-ear form
Grado RS2e
Grado RS2i
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.
5.cable length

2m

1.7m

A long cable ensures more freedom of movement.
6.has a straight plug
Grado RS2e
Grado RS2i
A straight plug is better when the jack is on the top or bottom of your player.

Sound quality

1.lowest frequency

14Hz

14Hz

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

28000Hz

28000Hz

The highest frequency at which device produces audio. The higher the high-frequency response, the clearer and crispier the treble.
3.sound pressure level

99.8dB/mW

98dB/mW

Devices with a higher sound pressure level are generally louder when supplied with any given audio source.
4.impedance

32 Ohms

32 Ohms

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.
5.driver unit size

44mm

40mm

The driver unit is the component that produces sound in the device. Bigger drivers are more powerful and can produce better bass.

Connectivity

1.has a 3.5mm male connector
Grado RS2e
Grado RS2i
A standard 3.5mm male connector is suitable for use with all MP3 players and computer sound cards.

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