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Grado SR80 On-Ear Headphones

4.61/5 (131 Reviews) MSRP : $99.00


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Product Description

  • Vented diaphragm
  • Non Resonant air chamber
  • Standard copper voice coil wire
  • Standard copper connecting cord
  • mini plug with 1/4" adaptor


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    Overall Rating:2
    Value Rating:3
    Submitted by Marcel5 a Audio Enthusiast

    Date Reviewed: January 12, 2009

    Bottom Line:   
    I've bought these headphones in the local audio store after reading a lot of raving reviews. After using them daily for 2 months I've decided to sell them because I don't like the sound.

    The foam padding is uncomfortable, after one or two hours your ears really get sore because of the stiff foam edge. I've used them in combination with a modded X-Can V2, the sound is very bright and makes my ears tired.

    The built quality is good, apart from the splitter that divides the audio cord into left and right. When I bought the headphones the cable was already slightly torn at his part, showing the white interior cable.

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    Used product for:   1 to 3 months

    Duration Product Used:   Audio Enthusiast

    Product model year:   2008

    Price Paid:    $170.00

    Purchased At:   Dutch audio store



    Overall Rating:3
    Value Rating:3
    Submitted by Tom Samarati a Audio Enthusiast

    Date Reviewed: June 15, 2008

    Bottom Line:   
    Grado SR-80. I've owned my pair since the late 1980's. I love the sound they produce. I hate to wear them for more than 30 minutes, they are so damn uncomfortable.

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    Used product for:   More than 1 year

    Duration Product Used:   Audio Enthusiast

    Product model year:   Pre 1995

    Price Paid:    $69.00

    Purchased At:   Grado labs mail orde



    Overall Rating:3
    Value Rating:3
    Submitted by Phil Canard a AudioPhile

    Date Reviewed: November 21, 2007

    Bottom Line:   
    Compared SR80 to SR60. Preferred the SR60.

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    Used product for:   Less than 1 month

    Duration Product Used:   AudioPhile

    Product model year:   2001



    Overall Rating:3
    Value Rating:3
    Submitted by Phil Canard a AudioPhile

    Date Reviewed: November 21, 2007

    Bottom Line:   
    Compared the SR80 to SR60. There was a slight difference between the two headphones, but I did not feel the SR80 was better. The SR60 was a better deal.

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    Used product for:   Less than 1 month

    Duration Product Used:   AudioPhile

    Product model year:   2001



    Overall Rating:5
    Value Rating:5
    Submitted by rollingsphere a Audio Enthusiast

    Date Reviewed: October 28, 2007

    Bottom Line:   
    I have the Grado Labs GS1000 and i can attest to these being the best sounding headphones ive ever heard bar none! Whether i am listening to classical music to hard hitting rock these headphones deliver! I am using them with a CMOY type pocket sized amp and they seem to drive them great.

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    Used product for:   1 to 3 months

    Duration Product Used:   Audio Enthusiast

    Product model year:   2006

    Price Paid:    $995.00

    Purchased At:   http://www.hificans.




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    help grado sr80 or senn hd555

    i have been reading up a lot on the grado sr 80 & senn hd 55 can you guys plz. give me your opinion i dig 85% jazz playboy after dark 2 that kind of stuff. help me choose thanks in anticipation. newbi winstonRead More »

    Buying without listening....Grado SR80

    Do you think this would be ridiculous? I listened to my friends RS-1's and loved them. I think the donut style foam pad that comes on the SR80-RS-1 is very good(which goes against most). The problem is I don't really have time during the week(work schedule) to go audtion them. At the same ti ... Read More »

    Grado SR80 vs. SR60

    In reading this thread: [url]http://forums.audioreview.com/showthread.php?t=4496&highlight=grado[/url] I have a question for those who have listened to both the SR60 and SR80. How do these two compare, and what are the differences you found between them? I have read that the SR60's are great ... Read More »

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