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One step beyond!

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Pros: balanced rich full detail and tonal weight, clarity in imaging,remarkably efficient with portable sources,exciting and very musical

Cons: cord thickness, physical weight takes some getting used to

First off I want to thank Todd at TTVJ and Grado Labs for giving me the opportunity take part in this amazing loaner and review program.   While I have always had a natural curiosity about the higher end Grado headphone line I never really felt any sense of urgency to upgrade due to the fact I've always remained more than contented with my SR80i's, to the extent that i have often caught myself wondering 'come on,how much better can a headphone sound than this?!'  And as naive as that might sound I really felt it was a valid question at the time . After all I have spent more cash on other headphones (i.e. the Sennheiser Amperior, V-Moda M80,and Beyerdynamic DT770) and while...
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Surprisngly A Very Good Sounding Headphone for Price to Performance Value!

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Pros: Comfortable,Affordable,Portable,Very Good Sound for the price.

Cons: Headband could extend larger,included cable terminates in a 2.5mm plug which may be difficult to replace if needed

I like these headphones and I mean,I like them a LOT.specifically i love the bass response which is rich and powerful and has a fair amount of extension into the sub 50Hz regions. Granted it's not the most detailed or punchy bass I've ever heard, but it is engaging and fun and to my surprise I find I like these even more than my V-Moda M-80 when it comes to Hip Hop,Breakbeat,Downtempo,IDM and for the most part any Electronic music I listen to.   I also really enjoy listening to Classic Rock and Heavy Metal with these as the little bit of roll off they have in the higher frequencies tends to be very forgiving when it comes to recordings which on other headphones are too bright...
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