39points

Grado RS2e

42points

Sennheiser HD 800

Grado RS2e
Comparison winner
Sennheiser HD 800
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15 facts in comparison

Grado RS2e vs Sennheiser HD 800

Grado RS2e
Sennheiser HD 800
39
points
Grado RS2e
42
points
Sennheiser HD 800

Why is Grado RS2e better than Sennheiser HD 800?

  • 268 Ohms lower impedance
    ?

    32 Ohmsvs300 Ohms
  • 103g lighter
    227gvs330g
  • Has an on-ear form
    ?

Why is Sennheiser HD 800 better than Grado RS2e?

  • 23000Hz higher high-frequency
    ?

    51000Hzvs28000Hz
  • 8Hz lower low-frequency
    ?

    6Hzvs14Hz
  • 2.2dB/mW higher sound pressure level
    ?

    102dB/mWvs99.8dB/mW
  • Has a detachable cable
    ?
  • Has an over-the-ear form
    ?
  • 1m longer cable
    ?

    3mvs2m

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 RS2e
Sennheiser HD 800
2.has an over-the-ear form
?

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.

Grado RS2e
Sennheiser HD 800
3.has a detachable cable
?

With a detachable cable you can use alternative cables, and if the cable is pulled it will pop out instead of breaking.

Grado RS2e
Sennheiser HD 800
4.weight
?

Best

Sony MDR-EX150AP

3g

227g

330g

5.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 RS2e
Sennheiser HD 800
6.cable length
?

A long cable ensures more freedom of movement.

Best

Pioneer SE-A1000

6m

2m

3m

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

28000Hz

51000Hz

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

6Hz

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

99.8dB/mW

102dB/mW

4.has passive noise reduction
?

The device sits tightly in place, creating an acoustic seal which reduces background noise and prevents your music from leaking out.

For example

Skullcandy Sesh

Grado RS2e
Sennheiser HD 800
5.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

300 Ohms

6.has active noise cancelling (noise control)
?

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.

For example

Bose Noise Cancelling Headphones 700

Grado RS2e
Sennheiser HD 800

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 RS2e
Sennheiser HD 800

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