Grado GR8 In-Ear Headphones (Discontinued by Manufacturer)
- Enter your model number to make sure this fits.
- Driver - Moving armature - A proprietary wide bandwidth moving armature design provides the listener with unsurpassed performance. Small size allows earphone to nestle well within the ear canal, maintaining an excellent air seal for improved bass and reduction of outside noise while delivering secure, dependable comfort.
- Connector type - standard mini plug (gold over brass)
- Frequency range - 20 -20,000 Hz
- Sensitivity - 118db/1mw
- Impedance - 120 ohms
Customers who viewed this item also viewed
What other items do customers buy after viewing this item?
Compare to similar items
This item Grado GR8 In-Ear Headphones (Discontinued by Manufacturer)
|Shipping||—||FREE Shipping||FREE Shipping||FREE Shipping||FREE Shipping||FREE Shipping|
|Sold By||Available from these sellers||Amazon.com||4OurEars - The Official Grado Store||4OurEars - The Official Grado Store||Wow-JP||onlinedealbest|
|Item Dimensions||—||4.25 x 5.75 x 1.5 in||—||—||3.74 x 6.5 x 1.46 in||0.79 x 0.79 x 0.79 in|
Grado is known for its exceptional line of outstanding studio and pro-quality headphones. Now imagine taking all their acoustic experience and quality and creating a quality earphone. That's the Grado GR8 Transducer Earphones.
These Grado In-Ear Series Headphones offer Noise Isolation. It's comfortable fit in your ear canal isolates most of the ambient environmental noise, This lets you hear your music. The trnasduction system delivers exceptional sound throughout the audio frequency range. This is an earphone for a mobile user who appreciates listening to music. The Grado GR8 is truly great.
It is an elegant wide bandwidth single magnet armature design that results in a musical clarity and character that is the signature of Grado engineering and voicing. An additional benefit of this approach in design is that it results in a device that is smaller and lighter than the competition and therefore much more comfortable to wear in the ear. As a result of precision hand crafting it is exceptional in reproducing vocals. Its clarity in mass instrument recordings is unsurpassed. Realistic spatial definition is quite apparent also.
A proprietary wide bandwidth balanced armature design provides the listener with unsurpassed performance. Small size allows earphone to nestle well within the ear canal, maintaining an excellent air seal for improved bass and reduction of outside noise without causing discomfort. Raised dot on left earphone provides tactile indication of channel allowing earphones to be put on correctly even in the dark.
Isolation - -20dB Maximum input power - 20mW Cable length - 51/130mm (oxygen-free copper wire) Weight - 9 grams including plug and cordIncluded - 3 pair ear tips (small, medium, large; proprietary blend of two silicon rubber materials) Ear wax proof cloth x4 Ear wax proof cloth ring x2 Raised Dot for side indication Pr
Top customer reviews
On Christmas morning, I tried them on and was totally underwhelmed. The sound was very clean, but there was no bass at all. There wasn't much in the box that was helpful, but saw a review for Grado GR10's that talked about earbud fit and seal and how important it was to bass. So I took the largest pair of Silicon tips and tried again. What a difference. The sound was ultra clean and well balanced. My only complaint was the bass still wasn't as good as my old Shures, but playing with the equalization controls on my iPhone I was able to get an acceptable sound.
So why only 4 stars? I have never had a pair of earphones that is so persnickety about getting the exact fit in my ear canal. Going to try some aftermarket replacements to see if I can do better. I feel if ear fit is that important it should be explained better in the instructions.
Still I am a happy owner. I hear things with his set of earphones in familiar albums I have never heard before. If you want a pair of high quality earbuds, then these are highly recommended.
I have the 225 headsets, and they are made in USA, and nothing beats them.
First off, I became somewhat of an audiophile about 2 years ago when I realized that my Bose tri-port headphones were not producing any Mid-Levels, a clear soundstage or any distinguishable depth to the music that was being played through them. I quickly upgraded to the Grado SR-60's and became completely hooked on the Grado soundstage. It spiraled into an addiction from there. Unfortunately, to get sound quality sound like many of the top-notch headphones you have to have open-air, supra-aural headphones. This is just the physics of sound. Welcome the Grado GR-8.
If you are reading this review you are most likely interested in In-Ear-Monitors that sound as good as open air cans. I recently moved to New York City and quickly realized that in ears are a necessity to avoid the noise in this concrete jungle. No in ear will sound as good as a supra aural, open air headphone. It is just physically impossible to create a resonance chamber with in ears. For the GR-8 Grado has implemented some new technology that involves rotating. I cannot begin to understand how it works but I will tell you this: it works. I listen to everything, and I mean EVERYTHING. Every type of music is enhanced by these monitors. They create a brilliant soundstage inside your head. If you ever thought to yourself, "What would it be like to be in the room with The Beatles when they recorded Sgt. Pepper's?" you will actually know exactly what it sounded like after listening to these. They are worth every penny that you pay for them.
Some people have complained about the lack of a case and the lack of some extras when purchasing these in-ears. It can be annoying to open up a $299 purchase and not see a bunch of goodies. To ease that pain, give yourself a night or two of falling asleep with these babies in your ear. You will realize that the goodies are inside the headphones. Grado doesn't need to sell you with cheap pouches and fancy hip holster devices. The sound is unparalleled.
Just so you know: I power these headphones straight off my iPhone and the sounds is magnificent. I love apple lossless and flac files when I can have them but even mp3's will sound better through the GR-8's.
A final note: All day long I see people wandering the city with $400 "Beats By Dre" headphones on. Before the invention of headphones as "fashion accessories" and status statements, Grado was making quality headphones that reproduce sound like nothing you have ever heard. Now people are willing to blow a sizeable amount of money for what are essentially two Monster Brand subwoofers shoved against your eardrum. Save yourself $100 (or more) and get headphones that will blow those out of the water. Get a pair of Grado's. Whichever pair works for you. Personally, I love traveling with my in-ear GR-8's because they reproduce sound as well as many of the Grado supra-aural cans will.
Most recent customer reviews
- Proprietary wide bandwidth moving armature design provides the listener with...Read more