We specialize in the best
Hi-Fi stereo systems, equipment and accessories

View Products

Grado

Grado Labs is a Brooklyn based company that hand makes headphones and cartridges. Family run since 1953, Grado has seen three generations: Joseph, John, and Jonathan Grado. As Ars Technica says, “…on a quiet street in south Brooklyn is a manufacturing operation that produces some of the most renowned headphones… it’s just the Grados in their narrow townhouse making the little-known, well-loved line of headphones.”

Grado

Grado – RS2e

The RS2e is the little brother of the RS1e but is just as aesthetically pleasing, now utilizing our proprietary curing process that gives a new, lighter look. The RS2e has a 44mm driver and uses The e Series 8 conductor cable design. The hand-crafted mahogany utilizes new advanced damping treatments that help control and dissipate resonances.The RS2e still maintains […]

Grado

Grado – Gold2 / Silver2 Cartridges Prestige 2

Both the Silver2 and Gold2 use a four piece OTL cantilever with a Grado specific elliptical diamond stylus mounted on a brass bushing. With the Silver2 and Gold2, a machined turned generator is used to achieve a lower distortion and greater transparency. The Gold2 are hand selected from Silver2 production runs which meet higher test specifications. Approximately 5% of […]

Grado

Grado – Red2 / Blue2 Cartridges Prestige 2

Both the Blue2 and Red2 use a four piece OTL cantilever that has a Grado specific diamond mounted on a brass bushing. The Red2 are hand selected from Blue2 production runs which meet higher test specifications. Approximately 10% of the run usually exhibits these specs and become a Red2. Grado’s OTL, or optimized transmission line, technology provides […]

Grado

Grado – Black2 / Green2 Cartridges Prestige 2

Both the Black2 and Green2 use a three piece OTL cantilever that has a Grado specific diamond mounted on a brass bushing. The Green2 are hand selected from Black2 production runs which meet higher test specifications. Approximately 15% of the run usually exhibits these specs and become a Green2. Grado’s OTL, or optimized transmission line, technology provides […]

Grado

Grado Labs Statement Series GS1000e Headphones

The GS1000e retains a sound that is pure Grado, with warm harmonic colors, rich full bodied vocals, excellent dynamics, and an ultra-smooth top end. The presentation is very detailed, the bass is deep, and the music is very tight while non-fatiguing. All with stunning separation and layering of the music.  

Grado

Grado Labs Prestige Series SR225e Headphones

The SR225e headphones have a sizable rear air flow through a metal screen, while utilizing Grado’s larger ear cushion and closely matched drivers. The result is a broad soundstage free from colorations. The way the new driver, cable and plastic housing move air and react to sound vibrations is virtually unaffected by transient distortions.

Grado

Grado Labs Prestige Series SR80e Headphones

The SR80e has a new driver design, a new polymer to damp resonant distortion in the plastic housing, and a new cable from plug to driver connection. The SR80e produces a sound that is pure Grado, with warm harmonic colors, rich full bodied vocals, excellent dynamics, and an ultra-smooth top end.

Grado

Grado Labs Prestige Red1 & Blue1 Cartridges

The newly redesigned Blue1 and Red1 have had their coil design reconfigured, and the effective moving mass of their generating system has been reduced by 17%. The Red1 model is selected from the Blue1 production run and meets higher test specifications. Approximately 10% of the production run will meet these standards and become Red1 models.

Grado

Grado Labs Prestige Gold1 & Silver1 Cartridges

The newly redesigned Silver1 and Gold1 have had their coil design reconfigured, and the effective moving mass of their generating system has been reduced by 17%.  The Gold1 model is selected from the Silver1 production run and meets higher test specifications. Approximately 5% of the production run meet these standards and become Gold1 models.

Grado

Grado Labs Reference Series RS1e Headphones

The Grado RS1e uses a different species of handcrafted mahogany from previous models. The new look earpieces utilize an intricate curing process that optimizes the tonal quality. The RS1e places a 50mm dynamic transducer and an 8 conductor cable design in an open-air configuration. The result is a smooth, controlled, and coherent sound with detailed dynamics.