GRADO PRESTIGE SERIES SR225

The sound is full, warm, dynamic, open and airy with an excellent image. Rather unusually in today’s market, this is a ‘supra-aural’ model, where the pads rest on the ears rather than round them – this approach won’t be to everyone’s taste. Detail is there, but requires a little concentration to be fully appreciated. Post 3 of 4. On the other hand, the lack of glitz and glamour can only be good for the final retail price and presumably does no harm to the sound either, as there’s less to rattle! Against Not everyone will find them comfortable Sound takes getting used to. You must log in or sign up to reply here.

Let your spouse know you honor fidelity, give them a pair of Grado SRe headphones to enjoy their favorite music the way it was meant to be heard. Do you already have an account? The bass is deep, tight, and clear with impact, and without the muddy boom, typical of lesser headphones. Our traditional open-back design features enhanced airflow through the rear metal grill, and reproduction that is the definition of high fidelity, with crystal clear spatial placement. The mids are clear, well-defined, warm, and full. Your username or email address: Share This Page Tweet.

The bass is deep, tight, and clear with impact, and without the muddy boom, typical of lesser headphones. With these headphones, you can hear all the nuances of the musical performance: As often happens with headphones, the balance can be a presitge shock after loudspeakers, and in this case it does seem to bring things forward.

Jun 29, at Rather unusually in today’s market, this is a ‘supra-aural’ model, where the pads rest on the ears rather than round them – this approach won’t be to everyone’s taste.

For Neutral, with a well-extended bass.

On the other gradp, the lack of glitz and glamour can only be good for the final sdries price and weries does no harm to the sound either, as there’s less to rattle! Dont take these headphones out of the home studio and get the necessary headphone amplifier for another 75 to dollars to make your hi-fi purchases worthwhile.

The SR’s provide the same precision resolution, clarity and detail of the all the Grados, which provide that “you are there, live” sound. Detail is there, but requires a little concentration to be fully appreciated. No, create an account now. I hope you continue to enjoy your ‘s Post 4 of 4. Additional Info Product Shot A: Our Verdict Tonally, this points the way to Grado’s GS flagship, but detail and soundstage are not truly class-leading.

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You must log in or sign up to reply here. The sound is full, warm, dynamic, open and airy with an excellent image.

Against Not everyone will find them comfortable Sound takes getting used to. See Headphones A step forward in sonic reproduction. Predtige these ‘phones do surpassingly well is present each track in its own volume of air so that the character of the voice or instrument is timbrally distinct in the mix.

Grado is a relatively small manufacturer that specialises in phono cartridges and headphones and makes a virtue of its no-nonsense approach. Some won’t like the “classic” look, or won’t consider them compact enough for jogging, or walking – those persons will probably prefer seies Shure EC2 ear buds which won’t have the same bass emphasis, or the same open, airy sound.

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I can almost picture the engineer pushing the fader up to isolate the part I’m focused on. As all the Grados, these headphones are also efficient, so most portable audio devices can drive them to reasonable volume levels with good sound quality, although their sound benefits greatly, from the use of a good amp. It’s almost a given that headphones seroes that tendency to some extent, but with the SR it seems extra noticeable.

Ironically, detail is actually better via the CD player’s output than via a headphone amp – this model seems to like high-impedance outputs. If so, it’s a good setup. Share This Page Tweet. This extends to the aesthetics, which divides opinion amongst audiophiles.

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The pads are made of quite firm foam rubber, the headband is a little tight though it can be reformed by a bit of judicious bendingand there’s not much padding for the top of the head, so do try them for size for a while before buying. Do you already have an account? See Pretige Cartridges The finest in the world.

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Our traditional open-back design features enhanced airflow through the rear metal grill, and reproduction that is the definition of high fidelity, with crystal clear spatial placement. Your username or email address: I understand that one part of the Grado magic is building a rigid structure around the dynamic driver to damp resonances. Post 1 of 4. Jun 29, at 4: Let your spouse know you honor fidelity, give them a pair of Grado SRe headphones to enjoy their favorite music the way it was meant to be heard.

Thanks for posting your observations. They have received rave reviews from many professional reviewers. Discussion in ‘ Headphones full-size ‘ started by bassdudeJun 29, Post 2 of 4. It’s not necessarily a drawback with some recordings it’s a definite advantagebut once again, one has to become acclimatised to it before the rest of the model’s character becomes apparent.

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By continuing to use this site, you are consenting to our use of cookies. Tonally, the SR is neutral with a well-extended bass. Post sries of 4. The mids are clear, well-defined, warm, and full. The highs are clear, crisp, well defined, and extended. The SRe will produce a sound that is pure Grado, with warm harmonic colors, rich full bodied vocals, excellent dynamics, and an ultra-smooth top end.

Headphone Reviews and Discussion – Head-Fi. Nov 5, at 9: Yes, my password is: Headphones, Warranty, Grado story-sheet, 6.

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