Summary: Grado RS-2 looks very much like RS-1, except for few things. RS-2 do not have deep cups as RS-1, and ear cup holders are not made of metal like on RS-1 but are plastic.
RS-2 do come in the same pizza box as all Grados come with, be it a 69$ headphone or a 1695$ headphone, which is actually...
Summary: I purchased the Grado RS2 phones expecting them to hurt my ears. After weeks of use, I find I have no comfort issues with my RS2's whatsoever.
And I'm one of those people who finds it very painful to have anything pushing on, over, or especially in my ear(like canal phones).
No problems here.
Excerpt: Grado are a company that specialise in headphones that are a mix between vintage styling and new technology. The design of all their headphones are the same but in different materials, they are simplistic but they work.
A fabulous pair of cans for solo listening but not for the train or late night listening in bed!
11 February 2011
Excerpt: Me: A mid 30s music lover who mainly listens late at night Music: Mainly modern with a little world music thrown in Where: Mostly at home When: Mostly at night Packaging: Depending on how you look at it, the thin cardboard and minimal but tight fitting foam packaging of these phones is functional...