I recently received a two sets of SR325is. When I compared them, I discovered that the ear pad cushions on one pair are darker, taller (from back to front), firmer, and the tops (that go around your ear) are shaped slightly differently. I then checked out a few pair locally and I've seen both variations.
Did Grado re-design the L-Cush ear cushions to be thicker/taller, firmer, and shaped differently, or are these just typical variations? Is one variation preferred? I'm only keeping one pair, and I don't know if I should keep the thinner, softer ones or the thicker/taller firmer ones. I'm also curious if anyone else out there has noticed these variations and if, so, if they prefer one over the other.
I'm including pictures, although the variations aren't as apparent in the pictures as they are in person.
I'd greatly appreciate feedback, input, suggestions, etc.
Edited by jsulmeyer - 11/21/12 at 11:17am