Unique Grado Labs eGrado 'neckband' headphone makes a dandy upgrade for portable audio players and improves sound quality versus stock earbuds. Delivering good bass and clear tone, your ears will thank you as the eGrado rounds out any harshness lurking in your iTunes files or MP3 player. The 'behind the head' design is comfortable and ideal for exercisers, hat-wearers or just to avoid mussing up your coif. Vented open-back earpieces allow you to remain aware of surroundings while listening, a big plus on hectic city streets.
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Renowned for their cool looks and lively rock 'n' roll sound, buzz is all agog about Brooklyn's audiophile Grado Labs joining with hipster street culture to create the portable eGrado headphone. Redesigned from the previous iGrado, featuring a non-adjustable 'neckband' (behind the neck) headband and efficient impedance ratings, the Grado 'eGrado' are awesome for listening on the fly to iPod, iPad, MP3 players or laptop computers. These have a smoother signature sound than most other Grado cans with clean highs and good bass response given the audio limitations of the neckband behind-the-head construction. The eGrado have become darlings of headphone hobbyists who've devised ingenious 'improvements' to this unassuming little headphone, such as modifying the internal foam earpads or re-cabling the cord, resulting in improved clarity. Perhaps a tiny quibble is the solid plastic non-adjustable neckband that -- like other products in this 'neckband' category -- could become a bit uncomfortable for some wearers depending on the geometry of their particular noggin..
The Grado eGrado are 'open-back' earcup (NO noise-blocking!) cans with a one-piece plastic headband that loops around the back of the neck. It's a very stable, secure fit and perfect for fast-paced exercisers, movers and shakers...or if you just don't want to muss up your lovely hairdo. The Grado eGrado earpieces are lightly padded with a thin foam material shielding the speaker elements next to the ear. Although it may appear to the naked eye like the earpieces would be able to rotate for fit adjustments, they are actually permanently fixed earcups attached to the neckband. This limits how widely useful the eGrado are for big-head types (like some of our HeadRoom crew!). The eGrado portable headphones feature an 120-day manufacturer's warranty supported exclusively by Grado Labs located in Brooklyn NY USA.
Grado eGrado Frequency Response
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