Grado GR10

In-ear headphones

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  • Grado GR10


  • Grado GR10

    With included ear tips

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by David Brown

Legendary Grado sound in an earbud

For more than 50 years, Brooklyn-based Grado has been making top-of-the line headphones for music lovers who take their equipment seriously. Now the legendary Grado sound is available in an earbud. The GR10 is Grado's flagship in-ear headphone, improving on the GR8 with a new design that extends the high and low frequencies while reducing distortion. The result is an incredible aural experience, giving you high fidelity with a low profile. With a lower impedance rating than the GR8, the GR10 can easily be driven by your laptop or mobile device, instantly delivering sparkling detail and tight bass across a wide soundstage. Or pair them with a headphone amplifier for even greater instrument separation and punchier bass.

Superb sound is more portable than ever

If you've ever owned a set of Grado's marvelous on-the-ear headphones, you've likely cringed at the thought of stuffing those high-performance cans into your bag when traveling. The GR10 eliminates those worries by employing a moving armature design for a super-compact headphone that will bring your music wherever you want to take it. Great for home, work, or on the go, these earbuds are as comfortable as they are listenable. The included ear tip assortment and built-in cord adjustment slider ensure not only comfort, but a snug fit for sealing in every note of your music.

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  • improved single armature design for increased frequency extension and reduced distortion
  • 3 pairs of silicone ear tips included for optimum comfort and sound quality
  • 4 earwax-proof cloths for cleaning ear tips
  • raised dot on left earbud provides tactile indication of channel, allowing headphones to be put on correctly in the dark
  • 51" cable with gold-plated stereo mini plug
  • built-in cord adjustment slider for a comfortable fit
  • frequency response: 20-20,000 Hz
  • sensitivity: 116 dB
  • impedance: 32 ohms
  • weight: 0.32 oz.
  • warranty: 1 year
  • Our 60-day money-back guarantee

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Features and Specs
Fit Style In-ear
Earcup Type Closed
Noise-canceling No
Bluetooth No
Frequency Response 20-20k Hz
Sensitivity 116 dB
Impedance 32 Ohms
Weight .32 ounces
Cord Length 51"
Airline Adapter Included No
iPod Control No
Volume Control No
Built-in Microphone No
Parts Warranty 1 Year
Labor Warranty 1 Year
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What's in the box?

  • In-ear headphones (with attached 51" cable terminated by a 3.5mm connector)
  • 3 Pair of silicon ear-tips (S/M/L)
  • 4 Earwax proof cloths
  • 2 Earwax proof cloth rings
  • Specification sheet

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GR10 In-Ear Headphones: The Grado GR10 in-ear headphones feature an improved proprietary wide bandwidth moving armature design that provides you, the listener, with unsurpassed performance (greater frequency extension and reduced distortion). Its small size allows the earphone to nestle well within the ear canal, maintaining an excellent air seal for improved bass and reduction of outside noise. There is a raised dot on the left earphone that provides tactile indication of channel allowing the earphones to be put on correctly even in the dark. The Grado GR10 in-ear headphones are rated at 32-ohms for compatibility with most of today's portable audio players.

Multiple Ear Tips: The Grado GR10s come with 3 pair of ear tips (small/medium/large). These ear tips are made from a special blend of two types of silicone. Finding the right size for your ear canal lets the headphones create a seal that blocks out ambient noise, improves sound quality and bass from the headphones, and provides lasting comfort and stability.

51" Headphone Cable: The headphone cable features oxygen-free copper construction on the inside to make sure your sound has a clean signal path to travel along, while the outside has a flexible and durable coating. Strain relief is built into the connection points at the earpieces and the plug to help prevent cable damage. The cable also resists noise from friction and handling, so you won't hear bumps and scrapes as you move about with the headphones.

3.5mm Connector: The headphone cable is terminated by a 3.5mm plug, made from gold-plated brass for durability and resistance to corrosion. It's a standard 3.5mm size; so it will work with MP3 players, CD players, laptops, smart phones, etc.

Included Accessories: The GR10s come with a set of cloth filters and rubber rings, which are used to prevent earwax, dust, and debris from getting inside the headphones.

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