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Grado RS2 review

These wooden backed cans are a joy to listen to Tested at £550

5 Star Rating

Our Verdict

These wooden backed cans are a joy to listen to


  • Emotive mid-range, amazing detail, fluid bass, clear treble - everything really, excellent construction and quality


  • idiosyncratic styling might put some off

With their open backed wood earpieces and long rubber cord, these Grados are lookers, although comfort might be an issue for some.

They offer a rich, detailed sound that's punchier than the Grado SR325is. The mid-range is emotive, while the clear treble and fluid bass contribute to the honest picture they produce. A joy to listen to.


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General Information

Manufacturer Website Address
Brand NameGrado
Product TypeHeadphone
ManufacturerGrado Labs, Inc
Manufacturer Part NumberRS2
Product NameGrado RS2
Product ModelRS2i

Technical Information

Sound ModeStereo
Minimum Frequency Response14 Hz
Connector PlatingGold Plated
Connectivity TechnologyWired
Impedance32 Ohm
Maximum Frequency Response28 kHz


Earpiece DesignOver-the-head
Earpiece TypeBinaural

Physical Characteristics

Form FactorEar-cup


Host InterfacePhono