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The Grado Reference Series Headphones are where art and science meet. The RS1e and RS2e are the result of an extensive knowledge of materials and how they affect sound. The Reference Series of headphones take you closer to the music.
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Grado RS1e Headphones - Photo by Jones Studio Ltd. Grado RS2e Headphones - Photo by Jones Studio Ltd.
RS1e
Grado Direct Price: $695.00

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RS2e
Grado Direct Price: $495.00

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Featuring a new species of handcrafted Mahogany earpieces made using an intricate curing process; Grado has been able to optimize the tonal quality. The RS1e uses new upgraded dynamic transducers and the new 8 conductor cable design all in an open-air configuration, the cups being open-backed. The result is a smooth, controlled and coherent sound with detailed dynamics. Frequency response ranges from 12-30 kHz and the drivers are matched to 0.05dB. Weighing 9 oz, these headphones are a prime example of Grado's famous retro styling with a gorgeous, dark-colored Mahogany look.

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The RS2e is the little brother of the RS1e. The RS2e has an upgraded driver and the new 8 conductor cable design. The characteristics of the RS2e remain the same as its distinguished big brother, with the new species of hand crafted mahogany, but with a smaller wooden air chamber. Although a miniature version of the RS1e, the RS2e still maintains an overall sound that is pure Grado, warm harmonic color, full bodied vocals, excellent dynamics and ultra smooth top end. Grado's famous retro styling with a gorgeous Mahogany look make these truly an audiophile's dream.