You are not logged in. [Log In]


Forums » General Discussion » The Water Cooler » Can Addiction

Page 10 of 10 < 1 2 8 9 10
Topic Options
Rate This Topic
#406440 - 08/04/14 07:07 PM Re: Can Addiction - Bump! [Re: danmagicman7]
tomtuttle Offline
axiomite

Registered: 06/20/03
Posts: 8488
Loc: Tacoma
Cool article. I like my Grados even more now.

Nice thread revival, Shawn.
_________________________
bibere usque ad hilaritatem

Top
#406457 - 08/05/14 09:26 PM Re: Can Addiction - Bump! [Re: danmagicman7]
BlueJays1 Offline
connoisseur

Registered: 09/19/08
Posts: 4116
Loc: Porch,enjoying Bombay Sapphire
Grado headphones have a design flaw in that they insist on cords that go from each rotating ear cup into a Y which makes the cord prone to severe twisting and eventual wear over time. I realized this after I purchased a pair of Alessandro headphones (they are made by Grado). The cord design is very poor and probably one of the reasons you don't see any other serious headphone manufactures go this route.
_________________________
I’m armed and I’m drinking. You don’t want to listen to advice from me, amigo.

-Max Payne

Top
#406459 - 08/06/14 12:27 AM Re: Can Addiction - Bump! [Re: BlueJays1]
pmbuko Offline
shareholder in the making

Registered: 04/02/03
Posts: 16437
Loc: Ben Lomond, California
I have a pair of Grado SR60s at work. You're right about the cord design. The Y sits right below my neck and is pretty annoying. I often have to twist one of the cups around to get that part untwisted to it sits nicely.
_________________________
I can explain it to you but I can't understand it for you.

Top
#406460 - 08/06/14 09:03 AM Re: Can Addiction - Bump! [Re: danmagicman7]
BlueJays1 Offline
connoisseur

Registered: 09/19/08
Posts: 4116
Loc: Porch,enjoying Bombay Sapphire
Yeah. The more it twists the tighter the wires from the Y portion up are against that portion of the body which makes them more uncomfortable as well. It's not like the user is twisting the cups or wires on purpose, the headphone itself just has the propensity to do it which is the annoying thing.
_________________________
I’m armed and I’m drinking. You don’t want to listen to advice from me, amigo.

-Max Payne

Top
Page 10 of 10 < 1 2 8 9 10

Moderator:  alan, Amie, Andrew, axiomadmin, Brent, Debbie, Ian, Jc 
Forum Stats

15,238 Registered Members
15 Forums
24,017 Topics
424,294 Posts

Most users ever online:
883 @ 03/04/17 05:06 PM

Top Posters
Ken.C 18044
pmbuko 16437
SirQuack 13571
CV 11677
MarkSJohnson 11437
0 registered ()
47 Guests and
3 Spiders online.
Key: Admin, Global Mod, Mod
Newsletter Signup