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GRADO PRESTIGE SERIES SR60e & SR80e HEADPHONES

TOP RATED BY CONSUMER REPORTS

"I got the headphones and they sound great"

What does the "i" stand for in the new SR60e and SR80e headphones from Grado?  Improved, thatís what! The SR60e has a newly designed driver and housing to reduce resonance and distortion.

Their upgraded driver designs, and plastic housings with improved mass distributions result in reduced transient distortion, and less bass resonance, which enhances the overall detail.

The SR80e is built on the same features as theSR60e, but  utilizes a 4 conductor connecting cable and a special de-stressed diaphragm to enhance inner detail.  The result produces better control of the frequency spectrum and a more open stage.

When we evaluated them, we compared them to our B&W Matrix 801, Series 3 studio monitors, and found the sound to be quite competitive.  A lot of sound for minimal expense.

 LIGHT WEIGHT - ONLY 8.5 OZ

Design Specifications:

Diaphragm - Open Air
Air chamber - Non resonant

Transducer - Dynamic
Voice coil wire - Standard copper
Connecting cord - Standard 4 wire copper

Mini plug with 1/4" adaptor
Operating principle - open air
Frequency response - 20-20 kHz
SPL (1mV) - 98
Normal impedance - 32 Ohms
Driver matching - 0.1dB

Price, SR60e: $79.00 + (IL Res. add 8.25% IST) + $8.25 Shipping
        

STEP UP WITH THE SR80e

Price, SR80e: $99.00 + (IL Res. add 8.25% IST) + $8.25 Shipping

TAKE A BIG STEP WITH THE SR225e

Tighter specs, increased frequency response, ultra-high purity long-crystal copper voice coil wire, and new 8 conductor connection cable produces enlarged soundstage and less colorations.

Price, SR225e: $200.00 + (IL Res. add 8.25% IST) + $8.25 Shipping

TAKE A BIG STEP WITH THE RS1e

 

Grado uses mahogany wood, with a new proprietary curing process to enhance its tonal properties. The curing process ensures consistency of the signature Grado sound. Rhodium, the most expensive precious metal on earth, is employed in "e" Series headphones to prevent corrosion on connectors, and unwanted graininess in your music. The new driver cone and voice coil geometry follows frequencies with unequaled precision throughout the full range. Unchanged is the traditional Grado appearance that fans cherish. The open-back form  of Grado headphones produces a cleaner, more authentic sonic experience.

Other GRADO phones by special order, they usually arrive quickly - ask


CHECK OUT THE LATEST RAVE REVIEW!

Price, RS1e: $695.00 + (IL Res. add 8.25% IST) + $9.00 Shipping


eGRADO FOR YOUR IPOD OR PORTABLE USE

 AUDIOPHILE SOUND FROM YOUR PORTABLE

Design Specifications:

Diaphragm - Open Air
Transducer - Dynamic
Voice coil wire - UHPLC copper
Connecting cord - UHPLC copper
Mini plug - 1/8"

Operating principle - open air

Frequency response - 20-20 kHz
SPL (1mV) -  100
Normal impedance - 32 Ohms
Driver matching - 0.1dB
Cord length - 40 inches
Weight - 3 ounces

Designed specifically for the portable electronics market, it was GRADO's goal to design a street style headphone that will sonically outperform anything currently available in the low-end portable market. This was accomplished. by incorporating the same drivers used in the highly praised, and  best buy, SR60i headphones.  They are, indeed, "the high end choice in the low end market." The "iGrado" features a behind the neck headband that is comfortable and stylish.

Price, eGRADO: $49.00 + (IL Res. add 8.25% IST) + $7.00 Shipping


GRADO HEADPHONE CUSHIONS

GRADO S-CUSHIONS

These are standard with the models SR 60i, SR 80i, and SR 125i.   Bring back the comfort with a pair of Grado replacement ear pads. Made of soft foam that feels good to the touch, Grado ear pads install easily, stretching to fit over Grado headphone drivers. Small size,

Can be used with all other Grado phones for different feel, but may effect soundstage and tonal balance.

Price, S-CUSH: $10.00/pair + (IL Res. add 8.25% IST) + $6.50 Shipping

GRADO L-CUSHIONS

Designed to fit Grado headphone models; SR225i, SR325i, RS2i and RS1i. This lightweight sponge foam cushion provides a comfortable fit for long listening sessions.  Bring back the comfort with a pair of Grado eplacement ear pads. Made of soft foam that feels good to the touch, install easily, stretching to fit over Grado headphone drivers.  Same diameter as S-Cushions.

Can be used with SR 60i, SR 80i, and SR 125i for added comfort or feel, but may effect soundstage and tonal balance.
 

Price, L-CUSH: $20.00/pair + (IL Res. add 8.25% IST) + $6.50 Shipping

GRADO G-CUSHIONS

Designed to fit Grado GS1000i and PS1000 models, the large circumference G-Cush ear pads will fit on any Grado headphone and are easy to install. They greatly improve the comfort for extended listening and for eyeglass wearers. Since they fully enclose the ear, they provide extra stability to keep the headphones from shifting around.

Can be used with all models  for best comfort, and may  increase the soundstage and tonal balance as the drivers are positioned slightly further from the ear..

Price, G-CUSH: $45.00/pair + (IL Res. add 8.25% IST) + $6.50 Shipping