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post #15676 of 27754
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Originally Posted by HPiper View Post
 


Well it is Joseph you are talking about so I believe him, now if it were Jay I'd be rolling on the floor laughing for the next 15minutes.


hey ! i resemble that remark !!

post #15677 of 27754
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Originally Posted by whirlwind View Post
 


Agreed, I really don't want to have to put a 1/4" adapter on a 1/8" plug to use my desktop amp  :confused_face_2:

 

I mean, it will work just fine...but why 

 

I know people do use hi end cans from portable rigs and their iphones....but that number has to low compared to desktop rigs....don't you think.

 

Yes, and also I think starting from the SR325, Grados aren't really all that portable... The SR325 is too heavy/bulky, and the RS line and beyond are just too expensive to carry with you everywhere. I can understand them putting the smaller plugs on SR60/80/125 and even 225 since its still plastic and lightweight even though it starts getting expensive, but anything beyond that is a bad move in my opinion.

 

I'm a huge Grado fan and personally I wouldn't even use the sr60s on the go... They are just too bulky, I'd rather have a decent pair of IEMs, not to mention Grados are open and leak sound like crazy.

post #15678 of 27754

One more vote for 1/4 inch jacks on Grado's from 325 on upward. I hate those flimsy little jacks.

post #15679 of 27754
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Originally Posted by etnt View Post
 

Wonder if the Alessandro range will be getting the e-treatment also?


...good question!

post #15680 of 27754
is the 1/4 inch adapter the kind the screws on? if so then I don't mind. My Denons and Audio-Technicas both use those and I don't notice the adapters at all when in need to use them. if it is the lame 1/4 inch adapter the Grado currently provides with the 60/80/125 then that's totally lame.

while I'm curious to try the new E series but I doubt I'll be purchasing them since I have spent way too much on headphones in the last year or so. I would like to give the new pads a try thought.
Edited by bassboysam - 6/11/14 at 6:25am
post #15681 of 27754
Lame Grado non screw on adapter is lame and currently on da E series... To me its not a big deal... I actually don't really notice it.
post #15682 of 27754
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Originally Posted by kvtaco17 View Post

Lame Grado non screw on adapter is lame and currently on da E series... To me its not a big deal... I actually don't really notice it.
So your rs1i has the 3.5mm plug ?
post #15683 of 27754
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Originally Posted by moriez View Post
 

 

Yeah right :tongue:

No really, I've spent enough on headphones already, and have 4 pairs, which is too many for me, plus I'm very satisfied with what I have. It will be hard of course, and I would like too hear them to see if theres any differences, but thats about it.

post #15684 of 27754

I thought it was the other way around, and Grado put 1/4" adapters on all of the models, didn't realize they put 1/8" on most of them.

post #15685 of 27754
SI jay.. Si
post #15686 of 27754
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Originally Posted by elmoe View Post

Different driver sizes implies a driver redesign, even if they're made to sound similar. Pads seem different also, which is going to impact the sound for sure.

Well I can't speak as to how broken in each of the cans were. I believe the 325 was very and the 325is I listened to had had very little listen time. My own pair certainly opened up and smoothed out a TON after burn-in. Still is even now!
post #15687 of 27754
Am I the only one who uses the 325 as a portable? I'll go hide my face now...
post #15688 of 27754
I take my ps500's out of town and on walks with me... Also fishing...
post #15689 of 27754
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Originally Posted by ThePianoMan View Post

Am I the only one who uses the 325 as a portable? I'll go hide my face now...

No, I use mine as a portable as well, but I don't listen very loud so it's not a big deal.

post #15690 of 27754

Apparently only the GS1000 & PS1000 will have the 1/4 inch plug.

 

They should have further enhance the whole lineup and make the cables from the 325 onwards to be detachable IMO, as a lot of us at that $400 price point start thinking about recabling, balanced operation, etc... Also the 1/8 kinda sucks, feels fragile.

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