47points

Grado SR60i

56points

Marshall Major II

Grado SR60i
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17 facts in comparison

Grado SR60i vs Marshall Major II

Grado SR60i
Marshall Major II
Grado SR60i
Marshall Major II
47
points
56
points

Why is Grado SR60i better than Marshall Major II?

  • 32 Ohms lower impedance
    32 Ohmsvs64 Ohms
  • Has a neodymium magnet
  • Has a straight plug
  • Has an on-ear form
  • Has an open-back design

Why is Marshall Major II better than Grado SR60i?

  • Has sound isolation/passive noise reduction
  • 1dB/mW higher sound pressure level
    99dB/mWvs98dB/mW
  • Has a detachable cable
  • Can be folded
  • Can be used as a headset
  • Has an over-the-ear form
  • Has an in-line control panel
  • Has an L-shaped plug

Design

1.has stereo speakers
Grado SR60i
Marshall Major II

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 a detachable cable
Grado SR60i
Marshall Major II

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

3.has an over-the-ear form
Grado SR60i
Marshall Major II

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.

4.can be folded
Grado SR60i
Marshall Major II

Folding devices are good for transporting as they take up less space in your bag.

5.has an L-shaped plug
Grado SR60i
Marshall Major II

An L-shaped plug is better if the jack is on the left or right side of the device, so that the cable isn't bent, and is less likely to break when the device is in your pocket.

6.has a coiled cord
Grado SR60i
Marshall Major II

A coiled cord typically offers more flexibility as it can be extended, and taken outside for example.

Sound quality

1.has sound isolation/passive noise reduction
Grado SR60i
Marshall Major II

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

2.sound pressure level

98dB/mW

99dB/mW

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

Best

AKG K553 Pro

144dB/mW

3.impedance

32 Ohms

64 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.

Best

Flips Solo 2 Social

4 Ohms

4.has a neodymium magnet
Grado SR60i
Marshall Major II

Devices with neodymium magnets are lighter and more powerful than those which use ferrite magnets. They also have more bass and clear high notes.

5.driver unit size

40mm

40mm

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

Connectivity

1.has a 3.5mm male connector
Grado SR60i
Marshall Major II

A standard 3.5mm male connector is suitable for use with all MP3 players and computer sound cards.

Features

1.can be used as a headset
Grado SR60i
Marshall Major II

A headset is one headphone or pair with a built-in microphone. Headsets can be used for applications which require communication i.e. Skype, games with voice chat, mobile phones etc.

2.has an in-line control panel
Grado SR60i
Marshall Major II

There is a control panel on the cable, so you can easily operate the device without having to interact with it.

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