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Grado Reference RS 1

alaTest has collected and analyzed 79 reviews of Grado Reference RS 1. The average rating for this product is 4.4/5, compared to an average rating of 4.0/5 for other Headphones for all reviews. Reviewers really like the comfort and durability. The usability and design also get good comments. Many are negative about the reliability, while there are some mixed reviews about the portability and price.

sound, design, usability, durability, comfort

reliability

We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other Headphones the Grado Reference RS 1 is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 77/100 = Good quality.

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Consumer review by: (amazon.co.uk)

Amazon.co.uk review summary for Grado Reference RS 1

 

alaTest has collected and analyzed 9 user reviews of Grado Reference RS 1 from Amazon.co.uk. The average user rating for this product is 4.3/5, compared to an average user rating of 4.0/5 for other Headphones on Amazon.co.uk. Reviewers really like the design. The sound also gets good views. Views are divided on the usability. Some have doubts about the portability.

price, sound, design

portability

78% of the reviews on Amazon.co.uk give this product a positive rating.

This summary is based on the product: Grado RS 1 Headphones,Wired

Feb, 2016

Consumer review by: (amazon.com)

Amazon.com review summary for Grado Reference RS 1

 

alaTest has collected and analyzed 42 user reviews of Grado Reference RS 1 from Amazon.com. The average user rating for this product is 4.7/5, compared to an average user rating of 3.9/5 for other Headphones on Amazon.com. Reviewers really like the design and portability. The usability and price are also appreciated. Some have doubts about the reliability.

sound, price, usability, portability, design

reliability

100% of the reviews on Amazon.com give this product a positive rating.

This summary is based on the products: Grado RS1i Reference Series HeadphonesGrado RS1i Reference Series Headphones

Feb, 2016

Expert review by: Mike (headfonia.com)

Grado RS1 and Alessandro MS-Pro

 

The Grado RS1 and the Alessandro MS-Pro share so much similarities in outward appearance, and upon brief listening sessions, many people can't distinguish the difference in their sound.

Thanks to Dayak for making this review possible.

Sep, 2009

Expert review by: HomeTheaterReview.com (hometheaterreview.com)

Grado RS-1 Reference Series Headphones

 

Our reviewer was "bowled over by the sheer clarity" of these headphones and described them as "an utterly naked, translucent, uncolored sound." He added that the "bass extension and control set new standards for open-backed dynamic headphones"......

Jan, 2009

Expert review by: Alexander Reinhardt (gear.ign.com)

Grado RS1 Headphones and RA1 Amp Review

 

First of all, let me just make a note that this review is written by someone who actually did spend about $1,000 on a headphone set up. So, my perspec...

Sep, 2001

Expert review by: Audio Ideas Guide (audio-ideas.com)

Grado Reference Series RS1 Stereo Headphones

 

“I reviewed and ultimately acquired the Grado SR125 headphone almost two years ago (Smr 95), and have since used it in concert and session recordings for monitoring. The thing I've always liked about this phone is that it sounds more like speakers than...

Consumer review by: tiggrboy66 (viewpoints.com)

Best Headphones under $1000 ”

 

The Grado RS1 Reference Headphones are among the very best available at any price!  The quality of construction is top notch, they both look and feel expensive.   But more importantly they deliver on performance way beyond their price!     With CD for...

Jul, 2009

Consumer review by: bilavideo (shopping.com)

Ear Porn: Headphones That Are Obscenely Revealing

 

"If you had access to a car like this,

crisp, clear, puts you onstage, amazingly detailed

looks, comfort, the $700 missing from your bank account

Jan, 2008

Consumer review by: Iron_Dreamer (headphonereviews.org)

Grado RS1 Headphone Reviews

 

The current top of the John Grado line exemplifies what he has made the Grado name all about: hard hitting bass and exciting forward midrange, at the expense of extension, smoothness, build quality, and comfort.

Jun, 2007

Consumer review by: Iron_Dreamer (headphonereviews.org)

Grado RS1 Headphone

 

The current top of the John Grado line exemplifies what he has made the Grado name all about: hard hitting bass and exciting forward midrange, at the expense of extension, smoothness, build quality, and comfort. The highlight of the RS-1 is certainly...

Jun, 2007

Consumer review by: ijan (headphonereviews.org)

Grado RS1 Headphone

 

Had these RS1 on loan from a friend and this is really a jaw opener. The transparency, details, bass impact and tightness, everything in one whole (expensive) package. Sounds like Grado, very upfront and amazingly it is able to really emphasis on the...

Jan, 2007

Consumer review by: ijan (headphonereviews.org)

Grado RS1 Headphone Reviews

 

Had these RS1 on loan from a friend and this is really a jaw opener. The transparency, details, bass impact and tightness, everything in one whole (expensive) package. Sounds like Grado, very upfront and amazingly it is able to really emphasis on the...

Jan, 2007

Product Specifications

Configuration

Active Noise Cancellation: No
Dolby PL / AC3: No
Earclip: No
Neckband: No
Noise Cancellation: No

General Features

Ear Canal Headphone:Not Applicable
Indoor/Outdoor :Indoor
Signal Connection:Wired
Type:Traditional Headphone
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