Grado Goodness

Posted on 23rd December, 2014

Grado Goodness

Grado is arguably one of the world's most recognised headphone brands, and everyone knows that a lot of the best action in audio, arts, and music is happening right across the Brooklyn Bridge. In 1955 Joseph Grado opened a factory in Brooklyn on the site of his Sicilian born father's grocery business which, to this day, has been the home of the family business, Grado Laboratories.

Each pair of Grado headphones contains design elements to provide great audio impact, with a bass that will delve deep, a treble with a bit of sparkle and most importantly – precise audiophile quality playback.

Each pair comes with a 6.5mm and 3.5mm connector so it is easy to plug in to your favourite audio equipment and enjoy hours of listening heaven.

Grado Labs have prided themselves on their painstaking attention to detail, pushing themselves with each product to create unattained levels of pitch control, harmonic accuracy, and bass quality in their famous open-back designed headphones with a touch of handmade artistry in each and every pair.

Grado GS1000e  

RRP $1,249

On first glance, you will to be drawn to the impeccable beauty of the wooden body and selection of mahogany hues of the Grado GS1000e headphones. With large ear chambers that fully fit around your ears to provide you with supreme comfort while giving you the ultimate listening experience.

With perfection at their core, the Grado GS1000e headphones result in a tight control and stability of upper and lower ranges, giving you the experience of Grado Labs’ world-renowned mid-range spectrum.

Through the combination of woods, with the precision technology enclosed, the Grado GS1000e headphones boast an output of pure fidelity, providing the listener with an almost live and in front of you sound reproduction. 

Grado RS1e 

RRP $899

Wonderfully euphoric, the Grado RS1e headphones are the type of headphones that just get better after every listen.

Boasting a 50mm dynamic transducer and an 8-conductor cable design in an open-air configuration, the Grado RS1e headphones give the listener a smooth, controlled, and coherent sound with detailed dynamics.

With a thick and seductive sound, the Grado RS1e headphones provide great depth for any track you are listening to with an aural sensation similar to a live performance.

Grado RS2e  

RRP $649

With an aesthetically pleasing warm harmonic color, and boasting full-bodied vocals, excellent dynamics and ultra smooth top end the Grado RS2e headphones are on another level of melodic ingenuity.

Through Grado’s specialist manufacturing process, the Grado RS2e headphones proprietary natural properties via the wooden enclosure provide you with a rich listening experience that will sweep you away to another world.

Featuring a 44mm driver the Grado RS2e headphones, contain a dynamic transducer and open-air construction utilizing the all-new e Series 8 conductor cable design, all the while remaining a highly portable and lightweight headphone.

Through the Grado RS2e’s wood aesthetics, the handcrafted mahogany utilises damping treatments that control and dissipate resonances, meaning that you hear the clarity of the audio and the detail in any track you may be listening to.

Grado SR80e  

RRP $159

Made for those who love to get in on the action, the Grado SR80e headphones are perfect for gaming and jamming on your own or with some mates.

Featuring a new driver design and polymer construction, the Grado SR80e headphones move the air and react to sound vibrations while eliminating transient distortions, allowing the headphones to produce sound that boasts Grado’s famous midrange capability and come with a 4-conductor cable and gold-plated mini-plug.

Compared to other headphones from the Brooklyn based company, the Grado SR80e headphones boast a more laid-back, fuller, and deeper base making them ideal for listening to multi-layered tracks where you can easily hear fine instrumental detailing.

The Grado SR80e headphones also contain patented polycarbonate materials for lowered distortion, and precious metal flourishes that resist corrosion, making them ideal for someone who loves a sturdy feel while being extremely comfortable due to the S-Cushions and durable embossed vinyl strap to wear for hours on end.

Grado SR325e  

RRP $399

Consisting of an authentic 60’s style design, the top of the line Prestige Series Grado SR325e headphones produce a pure and clean sound that will take your listening experience to a new, sonically exciting level.

Boasting a spacious audio sound, the Grado SR325e headphones give you a clear and bright listening experience, coupled with a dynamic sound due to their open-back design while being comfortable to wear and lightweight to hold.

Bursting into life, the Grado SR325e headphones produce a naturally cohesive soundscape, with the balance, detail and dynamics to make long use a delight. Even better, with the new 8-conductor cable design you will notice the swift control and stability of the upper and lower frequency ranges with both supporting Grado's world-renowned mid-range.

With a proud heritage of its family occupancy, Grado Labs have been the time-long producers of what some people have said are “the finest headphones in the world.”

Grado Labs is distributed in Australia by Busisoft.

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Marc Rushton

StereoNET’s Founder & Publisher and still buried deep in the review room auditioning everything from docks to soundbars, amplifiers and headphones. Marc is also the founder of the annual International HiFi Show.

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Tags: busisoft  grado