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Grado Mini Adaptor Cable - 1/4 Inch to 1/8 Inch Plug

by Grado

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  • 1/4 inch (6.3mm) female plug to 1/8 inch (3.5mm) male plug

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Grado Mini Adaptor Cable - 1/4 Inch to 1/8 Inch Plug + Grado Prestige Series SR225i Headphones + Grado Extension Cable 4.57m (15 feet) Headphone Extension Cable
Price for all three: $254.90

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Product Details

  • Product Dimensions: 4 x 4 x 1 inches
  • Shipping Weight: 1 pounds (View shipping rates and policies)
  • ASIN: B001DK1ZVO
  • Average Customer Review: 4.6 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (111 customer reviews)
  • Amazon Best Sellers Rank: #345 in Musical Instruments (See Top 100 in Musical Instruments)
  • Date first available at Amazon.com: April 13, 2004

Product Description

Grado offers a mini adaptor cable that converts a 1/4 inch (6.3mm) plug to 1/8 inch (3.5mm) plug. The mini adaptor cable has a 1/8 inch (3.5mm) plug then 8 inches (20cm) of cable connected to a 1/4 inch (6.3mm) jack. The 8 inches (20cm) of cable eliminates added leverage on the output circuit board of the source. The mini adaptor cable is constructed of the same high quality wire as their headphone cable. Grado guarantees no degradation of sonic quality with Grado headphones while using their mini adaptor cable.


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Customer Reviews

The Grado adapter is a quality, well made product.
Thomas R. Utesch
If you own nice headphones and need an adaptor, consider the Grado's.
Ed
It's well worth the few extra dollars for this high quality adapter!
Brian Troutman

Most Helpful Customer Reviews

46 of 50 people found the following review helpful By Ed TOP 100 REVIEWER on January 5, 2010
I own a pair of Sennheiser HD-555 headphones. What I didn't realize when I initially bought them was that the HD-555 terminates to a large 1/4 inch plug. It came with the standard straight adaptor to a 1/8 inch plug, but I was concerned about putting stress on the headphone connectors on my devices. The Grado Prestige Mini Adaptor Cable alleviated my concerns wholeheartedly.

The Grado adaptor cable is surprisingly long and built like a tank. I measured it at 10 inches long! It's nearly an extension cable! But seriously, both ends are sufficiently strengthened and the cable is high quality. They even include a fairly large vinyl pouch to store the adaptor.

Why do you need the Grado vs. el cheapo from say, Radio Shack? You probably don't. I'm of the mindset that nearly all cables perform about the same and that most people cannot tell the difference. But if you own good quality headphones, do you really want to chance the adaptor degrading the sonic quality? Grado guarantees no degradation while using their adaptor.

If you own nice headphones and need an adaptor, consider the Grado's. If you are using a straight adaptor, you may be adding stress to your audio source board, which may damage it over time. You can get less expensive adaptors (Hosa) or more expensive ones (Cardas), but I think the Grado's are just right. Also, this baby is Made in The USA.
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22 of 23 people found the following review helpful By Dave on August 14, 2006
This is a fantastic product. When you use your typical 1/4" to 1/8" adapter, it results in a huge plug. This plug then puts a lot of weight and strain and stress on the small and thin 1/8" jack. This adapter gets rid of this problem so you won't damage your 1/8" jack.
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11 of 11 people found the following review helpful By D. Torcivia on December 22, 2008
More expensive than I would have liked to have paid, this adapter is extremely high quality and saves my much more expensive headphones from stress on the plug. I'm glad I bit the bullet and bought it as this relatively minor cost is far less than replacing my headphones.

As always with Grado products, the quality is awesome.
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5 of 5 people found the following review helpful By A. Wang on July 20, 2009
I got this to replace the adaptor that was included with my Sennheiser HD-555. The extra length of cable gives nice flexibility, so unlike the adaptor included with Sennheisers, you don't have to worry so much about the plug snapping off.
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3 of 3 people found the following review helpful By Grey Lens on February 15, 2011
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This is a simple product. What makes a simple product a good or a bad version? Build quality! This was not designed to save the manufacturer money while producing the product. This adapter cable was designed to be sturdy and functional. The materials used are top notch. I am delighted to have purchased a product that was designed to last.
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3 of 3 people found the following review helpful By P. Brockhaus on December 6, 2010
There isn't really much to say on this - it's pretty simple. It's sturdier than most. Gold plated to prevent corrosion... The fact that it has a short cable between the 1/8 inch plug and the 1/4 inch plug means that you aren't putting undo strain on your headphone jack.
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3 of 3 people found the following review helpful By R. SAFRENO on June 17, 2009
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Flexibility allows better, longer lasting connections. Hold it and you can feel the quality. Not a cheap mass produced Radio S---k or WalM--t knockoff. If this what you need then this is the one to get.
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2 of 2 people found the following review helpful By Zachary May on August 5, 2011
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I bought this item because it was one of the cheapest adapters that had a few inches of wire. There have been no issues with sound signal degradation or loss -- the connections have always worked. I've had it plugged into my Sennheisers for half a year now with no issues.
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