These are wonderful headphones. I use Denon Cd and Amplifier using Denonlink which offers pristine loss less transmission.
You soon develop a technique to balance these phones on your head and avoid the weight becoming the problem cited in so many reviews.
Bass is registered at far lower frequency than I have heard through other headphones, instruments precisely located .. Listening to Michael Jackson's 'Bad' is like having a scalpel applied to your eardrum..you get accustomed to it, but listening through any other medium becomes pointless , so be warned..easily matches the Sennheiser Orpheus and they cost over £10,000
The UK distributor for Grado headphones is Armour Home. I suggest you contact them and they'll be able to put you in touch with your nearest dealer:
The least practical headphones you can buy, but still faultless for their sound quality.
I wrap a thin scarf around my head, so they become comfortable enough to wear. You could argue you'd only use them for the length of an album, but I would use them for so much more if they weren't so heavy. Ok, well I do. No, I don't consider it a crime to use these to play Deadspace. It was midnight.
Another let down is that the sheer weight of the cans cause the headband adjustment to slip & requires a additional adjustments during use.
I only say let down because Grado used to use metal screws to fasten and secure the height of the cans, only for their top-of-the-line gear. These would have been more than ideal, as my Left ear can seems to drop loose more so than the Right.
I could use some tape, but on a pair of Grados this expensive?! No chance. The plastic L&R clasp seems to be the only weak link. It seems to be exactly the same as used for the plastic Grados, not that I've done a side-by-side comparison with my SR60s.
Andy, thanks! Tried them, talked to the retailer they recommended. Delivery time takes about a month but I guess that's the best they can do
Would you say these headphones are better than the Beyerdynamic's T1 in terms of sound quality?
Where do I audition one of these? Are they being sold in the UK already or not yet? The internet info seems confusing.
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