GRADO RS2e vs Yamaha PRO 500

GRADO RS2e
vs
Yamaha PRO 500

The GRADO RS2e and Yamaha PRO 500 headphones uncovers what you've been missing in your music. Based on our rating, RS2e has a total rating of 7.5 out of 10 vs 7 out of 10 for PRO 500.

Advantages GRADO RS2e over Yamaha PRO 500

  • Better low limit of frequency response: 14Hz vs 20Hz
  • Better high limit of frequency response: 28KHz vs 20KHz

Advantages Yamaha PRO 500 over GRADO RS2e

  • Higher sensitivity: 106dB vs 100dB
  • Less weight: 13oz vs 13.6oz
  • Foldable design
  • Detachable cables
  • In-line control buttons
Votes 1 1
Rating 5 5

Headphones comparison chart

Overall
GRADO RS2e
7.5
Yamaha PRO 500
7
7
10
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4
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Common

Product

GRADO RS2e
Yamaha PRO 500

Model

RS2e
PRO 500

Brand

GRADO
Yamaha

Reviews

110
107

General

Wearing style

on ear
over ear

Enclosure

open back
closed back

Wireless

Wired

Specifications

Transducer

dynamic
dynamic

Driver size, mm/inches

50/1.9

Impedance, Ohm

32
23

Frequency response, Hz

14Hz-28KHz
20Hz-20KHz

Total harmonic distortion (THD), %

3

Sensitivity (SPL), dB

100
106

Magnet type

neodymium

Weight (headphones), g/oz

385/13.6
369/13

Comfort

Adjustable headband

Foldable

Noise cancelling

Active noise cancelling

Adjustable noise cancelling level

Microphone

Built-in microphone

In-line microphone

Detachable microphone

Cables

Detachable cable

Audio cable length, cm/ft

120/3.9

Jack connection (TRS)

3.5
3.5

Balanced connection

Control

Built-in control buttons

In-line control

Touch control

Voice control

App control

Control functions

volume, answer/end, play/pause, next/previous track

Wireless connectivity

Bluetooth

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has not

Bluetooth version

has not
has not

aptX

has not
has not

aptX HD (Hi-Res Audio)

has not
has not

Bluetooth profiles

has not
has not

NFC

Wi-Fi

Battery

Battery type

has not
has not

Battery life, hrs

has not
has not

Charging time, hrs

has not
has not

Charging port

has not
has not

Charging cable

has not
has not

Speed charge

has not
has not

Battery free listening mode

has not
has not

Battery level indicator

has not
has not

Additional features

Water resistance

Light indication

Additional audio features

In the box

Audio cable

Carry case

Charging cable

has not
has not

1/4 Adapter (6,35 mm)

Interchangeable ear pads

User manual

Manual

GRADO RS2e
Yamaha PRO 500
GRADO RS2e
Yamaha PRO 500

Headphones HeadphonesArena comparison rating

  • better
  • worse
  • 7.5
  • 7
  • 7.5GRADO RS2e
  • 7Yamaha PRO 500

The GRADO RS2e is better headphones in this comparison. Check GRADO RS2e price