The beautiful 'Retro' styling of the Grado RS1e headphones is perfectly complemented by its hand-crafted, real mahogany earpieces. However don't be mislead into thinking Grado have used this luxurious natural material purely for its striking visual impact. That's absolutely not the case. The new RS1e from Grado uses a different species of handcrafted mahogany from our previous models. The earpieces utilise an intricate curing process that optimises the tonal quality while giving them a new look. The RS1e places a 50mm dynamic transducer and an 8 conductor cable design in an open-air configuration. The result is a smooth, controlled, and coherent sound with detailed dynamics.


Frequency response ranges from 12-30 kHz and the drivers are matched to 0.05dB. Weighing 255g, the headphones are an example of the wonders of Mother Nature with a gorgeous light mahogany look. 


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


Tranducer type: Dynamic
Operating principle: Open air
SPL 1mW: 99.8 dB
Driver matched: .05 dB
Frequency response: 12Hz – 30KHz
Impedence: 32 Ohms
Jack size: 6.3mm
Weight: 260g

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