“ These were purchased on impulse - more to experience the Grado/Alessandro sound than anything - and quickly became one of my favourite headphones. Incredible sound, incredible value, and the ability to modify them yourself so that they punch far above their original weight. For this review - I'm using them at my desktop with FLAC recordings using Amarok player (Linux) via and...” --Brooko
“I moved up from low end Grado’s and have been listening for about month now. Delicate, warm and exciting. Very tight controlled base. Loving them for most music, but especially folk / instrumental / jazz etc. Not for everyone, but I like the Grado design. Very light to were and reasonably comfortable. Recommended. ” --johndog
“ These are my third pair of audiophile headphones. In the 1970's I had a set of ~$200 cans driven by a reel to reel, fed through a paragraphic 7 band per channel equalizer and a DBX Box. Fast forward thirty years to 2003. I bought a pair of Grado SR-80's. Wow! About half the cost of the earlier high end headphones (Sennheisers?) I had owned. Tight sound, worked well with tv, ipod,...” --GCooper
“One of the most easy to install, a great look, a beautiful red aluminum finish, a perfectly designed kit for people with no need to fully liberate the driver and a perfect sound. Pity that the assembly is so heavy, however, the headphone fits snug against the head.” --Gidu
“Expanding on the pros, other likes- - These cans are pretty comfortable imo, with the velour pads and soft headband. I havent had any problems with pressure points on the headband, and have been able to wear them for several hours on end without much fatigue. Clamping force is just right. Tighter than, for example, a Creative Aurvana Live, but looser than my FA-011s. Fairly light weight. -...” --kidcharlemagne
Headphone based on the Grado sr325i, this edition has been modified to fit George Alessandro demands. From Alessandro High-End Products site: All metal work for the Music Series Two is machined from a special non-resonant, very hard alloy. A special processing method is used to increase the materials porosity. This complex treatment insures that the earphone chamber has no "ringing"...