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Grado SR225i

alaTest has collected and analyzed 109 reviews of Grado SR225i. The average rating for this product is 4.3/5, compared to an average rating of 4.0/5 for other Headphones for all reviews. People really like the design and usability. The bass quality and price are also mentioned favorably, whereas many are negative about the noise isolation and reliability. Views about the soundstage and size are different.

sound, price, bass quality, usability, design

comfort, durability, reliability, noise isolation

We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other Headphones the Grado SR225i is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 80/100 = Very good quality.

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Consumer review (amazon.co.uk)

Amazon.co.uk review summary for Grado SR225i

 

alaTest has collected and analyzed 10 user reviews of Grado SR225i from Amazon.co.uk. The average user rating for this product is 4.5/5, compared to an average user rating of 4.0/5 for other Headphones on Amazon.co.uk. Views about the soundstage and price are generally positive. The comfort and usability are also appreciated. There are mixed views on the bass quality and reliability, and many are critical about the size and durability.

sound, usability, comfort, price, soundstage

durability, size

100% of the reviews on Amazon.co.uk give this product a positive rating.

Jul, 2020

Consumer review (amazon.com)

Amazon.com review summary for Grado SR225i

 

alaTest has collected and analyzed 53 user reviews of Grado SR225i from Amazon.com. The average user rating for this product is 4.5/5, compared to an average user rating of 3.9/5 for other Headphones on Amazon.com. People are impressed by the design and usability. The portability and price also get good reviews, whereas the noise isolation and comfort get mixed opinions. There are some negative reviews about the reliability.

sound, price, portability, usability, design

reliability

96% of the reviews on Amazon.com give this product a positive rating.

Jul, 2020

Expert review by : Steve Guttenberg (cnet.co.uk)

Grado SR225i review

 

Grado Labs' headphones have been audiophile favorites for decades. The company rarely introduces new models, but it recently upgraded its entire headphone line, adding an "i" to the model number to denote "improved." The new models look almost exactly...

Highly dynamic and detailed sound; long-term factory service and support; unique retro design.

Not the most comfortable design; large 6.3mm plug requires adapter (not included) to interface with portable audio sources; open-backed design lets in external sound.

Grado's audiophile-friendly SR225i headphones deliver stellar sound quality, though some design caveats may limit their appeal for on-the-go listening.

Oct, 2010

Expert review by : Steve Guttenberg (cnet.com)

Grado SR225i review: Grado SR225i

 

Grado SR225i

Highly dynamic and detailed sound; long-term factory service and support; unique retro design.

Not the most comfortable design; large 6.3mm plug requires adapter (not included) to interface with portable audio sources; open-backed design lets in external sound.

Grado's audiophile-friendly SR225i headphones deliver stellar sound quality, though some design caveats may limit their appeal for on-the-go listening.

Oct, 2010

Expert review by : Steve Guttenberg (cnet.com.au)

Grado SR225i review: Grado SR225i

 

Grado SR225i

Highly dynamic and detailed sound; long-term factory service and support; unique retro design.

Not the most comfortable design; large 6.3mm plug requires adapter (not included) to interface with portable audio sources; open-backed design lets in external sound.

Grado's audiophile-friendly SR225i headphones deliver stellar sound quality, though some design caveats may limit their appeal for on-the-go listening.

Oct, 2010

Consumer review (reevoo.com)

Grado SR-225i

 

Detailed and clear sound. Comfortable for shorter periods. Short burning.

The pads do get a little uncomfortable after a couple of hours usage.

Feb, 2014

Consumer review (reevoo.com)

Grado SR-225I

 

Detailed and clear sound. Comfortable for shorter periods. Short burning

The pads do get a little uncomfortable after a couple of hours usage

Jan, 2014

Consumer review (head-fi.org)

Like a Sports Car- Fast, Fun, Fatiguing

 

WHERE THEY EXCEL These work especially well for two genres, speed metal and classical music- two genres which you otherwise would not refer to in the same sentence. These are great for speed metal as the bass attacks and decays so quickly that with...

(1) Fast Bass, (2) Engaging Sound, (3) Good for Home Theater, (4) 1/4" Jack

(1) Fatiguing Sound, (2) Uncomfortable when Worn for Long Periods, (3) Fragile Construction

Nov, 2014

Consumer review (head-fi.org)

Like a Sports Car- Fast, Fun, Fatiguing

 

WHERE THEY EXCEL These work especially well for two genres, speed metal and classical music- two genres which you otherwise would not refer to in the same sentence. These are great for speed metal as the bass attacks and decays so quickly that with...

(1) Fast Bass, (2) Engaging Sound, (3) Good for Home Theater, (4) 1/4" Jack

(1) Fatiguing Sound, (2) Uncomfortable when Worn for Long Periods, (3) Fragile Construction

Nov, 2014

Consumer review (head-fi.org)

Orgasmo auditivo

 

Adquirí esta semana estos auriculares, tenía los sr80i, los vendí y pude juntar algo más para comprarme estos, y no me arrepiento en absoluto, estuve muy conforme con los sr80i pero sentí que subí un escalón más tras la adquisición de estos... Los...

Diseño, comodidad, versatilidad, precio.

Ninguno!!!

Oct, 2014

Consumer review (head-fi.org)

Great headphones but best to change the foam covers

 

This is for original SR225, not SR225i I have owned both the improved and original versions. In my view the SR225 is better sounding than the so called Improved version, despite marketing claim about increased airflow by 50%, I smell marketing BS The...

Sound quality, balanced natural bass ( not overblown ), engaging mid-range

Original foam cushion is uncomfortable

Feb, 2014

Consumer review (audioreview.com)

Grado SR225i On-EarHeadphones

 

Eventually the upper-mids and treble became too much to bear. At first blush they sounded great, but then they wore on me. They also became very uncomfortable after 30 minutes or so. You need to sit with them for a while and experience the fit before...

Nov, 2013

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