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Grado SR125i

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Affordable audiophile headphones

No matter what your taste in music, the Grado SR125i headphones can make your tunes sound better. They deliver classic Grado sound in spades — intimate midrange with full-bodied vocals, sparkling-clear highs, and tight, punchy bass. Their sense of warmth and immediacy may occasionally startle you. We think these 'phones make an outstanding value for audiophiles on a budget. You can easily drive them using the headphone outputs on most home audio systems, and they even work great with your portable player or laptop using Grado's optional miniplug adapter. They also benefit nicely from the addition of a headphone amplifier.


Born in Brooklyn and built to perform

Each pair of SR125i headphones is still made right in Brooklyn, New York where the Grado family has been building award-winning audio gear for almost 60 years. Like all Grado headphones, the SR125i uses a vented "open-air" earcup design with large, non-resonant air chambers for powerful, extended low frequency response and a more open, spacious sound. The diaphragm in each driver has been put through a special "de-stressing" process that allows it to deliver more music detail for an even larger soundstage. A beefy, eight-conductor connecting cable and ultra-high purity copper voice coils give these 'phones a refined, ultra-smooth top end and dynamic, yet tightly controlled bass.

I purchased the headphones on a recommendation by a co-worker. I had not recently owned high performance headphones and the difference is fantastic. The headphones are top quality and the sound is superb.

Karl in Alabama, Alabama

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What's in the Box:

  • On-ear headphones
  • Headphone information/ Warranty information

Product Highlights:

  • open-back, on-the-ear design with replaceable ear cushions
  • vented diaphragms (open-air) for spacious, low-distortion sound and extended bass response
  • special "de-stressed" diaphragms provide enhanced levels of inner detail for a more open soundstage
  • eight-conductor connecting cable for tighter, more controlled sound
  • adjustable headband for a custom fit
  • driver pairs matched to within 0.1 dB for better stereo imaging
  • ultra-high purity, long-crystal copper (UHPLC) voice coils for smoother sound and greater accuracy
  • 67" eight-conductor copper headphone cable terminated with a 1/4" plug (optional Grado 1/8" miniplug adapter available)
  • optional 15-foot Grado headphone extension cable available
  • frequency response: 20-20,000 Hz
  • sound pressure level (at 1mW): 98 dB
  • impedance: 32 ohms
  • warranty: 1 year (does not include earpads)
  • Our 60-day money-back guarantee
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Features and Specs

General
Fit Style On-ear
Earcup Type Open
Earcup Width x Height 3.125" x 3.125"
Noise-canceling No
Bluetooth No
Mic For Taking Calls No
iPhone Control ---
Lightning Connector No
Android Control ---
Frequency Response 20-20k Hz
Sensitivity 98 dB
Impedance 32 Ohms
Weight Not Given
Cord Length 67"
1/4-inch Adapter Included No
Volume Control No
Parts Warranty 1 Year, earpads not incl
Labor Warranty 1 Year, earpads not incl

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Features

Vented diaphragm: Grado headphones have a vented diaphragm for a large, airy, three-dimensional sound. The large air chamber is designed to extend the bass response.

Drivers: The diaphragm is made of a low mass polymer, developed with the compliance of the suspension in mind to achieve the desired low frequency response. The diaphragm's total mass is designed to provide a full 20 kHz bandwidth, while avoiding break-up at lower frequencies. High power neodymium magnets maximize efficiency and minimize weight. The left and right drivers are matched to within 0.1 dB for exact imaging.

Voice Coil: The SR125i's voice-coils are wound from ultra-high purity, long crystal (UHPLC) oxygen free copper. This high conductivity copper yields a clear transmission and minimizes coloration, resulting in smooth, clean and dynamic sound output.

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