[linux-audio-user] Good Studio Hearphones

Florin Andrei florin at andrei.myip.org
Thu Jul 22 19:16:32 EDT 2004

On Thu, 2004-07-22 at 15:11, Steve Harris wrote:
> On Thu, Jul 22, 2004 at 02:59:33 -0700, Florin Andrei wrote:
> > On Wed, 2004-07-21 at 11:15, Ryan Underwood wrote:
> > > Anyone have opinions on the Grado SR60?
> > 
> > Excellent phones in the $50-$100 range. No, they don't compare with the
> > $300+ superstars, but then you get what you pay for and, in the case of
> > SR60, a bit more than what you pay.
> Prices vary from country to country, these are about $150 in the UK.

Ah, yes, Grado is an american company (*), so no wonder they're more
expensive across the pond.

I betcha you guys are getting the Sennheiser and the Beyerdynamic
cheaper in Europe. ;-)

(*) - They're actually a mom-and-pop micro-company with an interesting
history. They manufacture the cans in their basement in Brooklyn (or
used to).


> For only slightly more you can get Beyer DT250's here - what I use for
> debugging and late night mixing, bought more for the indestructability,
> but they seem pretty accurate too.

<nod> I'm not sure what's the reason, but the germans seem to know what
it takes to make good cans.

Florin Andrei


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