i just bought a pair of MS-Pro E in Thailand.
i have to say they are very different from the old version in many ways.
1.the mids is very forward. it is even more forward than my Rs1i.
2.the bass is not tighter then [i], the magic of grado 's signature speedy bass seems disappear. it has gone, just dosen't exist at all.
3.the image of sound become larger nearer, soundstage become smaller.
don't expect improvement.
they are another phones.
don't sell your old mspro. they will become expensive in future.
owning Rs1e and old mspro might be a good choice.
There's that description again for the umpteenth time. It couldn't be easier to not let yourself be fooled by bass roll-off as equating "speed". I suppose that means that bass extension has improved then?
I haven't heard a "speedy" Grado yet, I've heard all of the SR series and RS1, they're closer to HD6x0 in terms of "speed" in any sense. HFI2400, HD25-1, A2000X, many IEMs, HD380 & HD360, some vintage orthos, and SA3000/5000 will teach you what "speedy bass" truly sounds like (and those are just the ones I'm familiar with - there's even more).
Edited by Mad Max - 6/13/14 at 9:20pm