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Grado teases its first pair of wireless headphones

Despite the growth of noise-cancelling, wireless and even true wireless headphones in recent years, Grado has remained loyal to its wired designs, and agricultural metal and wood aesthetics, for years - from its flagship Professional Series right through to its in-ear range. But now the US headphone and cartridge brand looks ready to finally join the wire-free world.

It has teased a forthcoming pair of headphones on Twitter and Facebook with a GIF showing a cloth about to be pulled over a pair of headphones. The post’s comment reads: "Our newest headphones are on that stand. Wait, where are the wires?"

You can’t see what the headphones look like – although we’d be surprised if they didn’t resemble their many siblings – and for now Grado is being tight-lipped on any details, including price and availability.

Until more is revealed (at IFA, perhaps?), all we can hope is that they are well specified - and, of course, they possess anything like the quality of performance we associate with Grado headphones

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Becky is Hi-Fi and Audio editor of What Hi-Fi?, and has been part of the team for almost eight years, with her current position preceded by roles as a staff writer and news editor. During that time she has been fortunate enough to travel the world to report on the biggest and most exciting brands in hi-fi and consumer tech (and has had the jetlag and hangovers to remember them by). In her spare time, Becky can often be found running, watching horror movies and hunting for gluten-free cake.