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The truly astounding PS500e is the newest headphone in the Grado range and delivers nearly all the sonic performance of the iconic, top-of-the-range PS1000e headset.

There is art in the heart and soul of every Grado product. The PS500e completely adheres to this convention by reproducing the full integrity and emotion of every musical performance.

They are comfortable, compact monitoring tools that will put a smile on the face of even the most demanding music professionals or discerning, music loving audiophiles.


  • Vented diaphragm
  • Hybrid air chamber
  • UHPLC copper voice coil wire
  • UHPLC copper connecting cord


Tranducer type: dynamic
Operating principle: open air
Frequency Response: 14-29k
SPL 1mW: 98
Normal Impedance: 32ohms
Driver matched db: .05

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