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Bang for the Buck The entry-level headphone in the Brooklyn lineup, the SR60x produces the best audio quality at its price point and proves the Grado sound is never out...

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Bang for the Buck

The entry-level headphone in the Brooklyn lineup, the SR60x produces the best audio quality at its price point and proves the Grado sound is never out of reach.
  • Transducer type: dynamic
  • Operating principle: open air
  • Frequency Response: 20-20kHz
  • SPL 1mW: 98
  • Normal Impedance: 38 ohms
  • Driver matched db: .1
  • S Cushions

adaptor plug

Customer Reviews

Based on 200 reviews
David Sims

They’re great, very pleased!

Elmer Martnez


Chad V
Nice updates

Two weeks in and I'm very pleased. The SR60x are an upgrade over my 15-year-old SR60 in a few key areas. The drivers have higher impedance so they are quieter at lower volume levels. The headband adds padding so it can fit smaller heads. And the cord is shorter, so I no longer have a big coil on my desk. I'm cautiously optimistic about the new braided cord. The main reason I'm replacing my old SR60 is because of a damanged cord, and the new one appears more durable 🤞. That said, it is also stiffer and the texture is a little rough. So far it hasn't caught on my facial hair or caused any other issues, but there's still room for improvement. Besides the changes I've mentioned, the SR60x are equal to my beloved SR60. They sound great, they're light, and they look like they came out of a WWII submarine. Long live Grado.

cassandra fautanu
with love, from my ears

I previously had a pair of bose over-ear headphones that finally went kaputt on me and was looking for something different. I hadn’t used on-ear headphones in ages but i heard Grados had excellent ear cushions and sound so i decided to try them. They’re probably the best headphones i’ve used; the sound is great, the ear cushions don’t hurt my ears and for the price, it’s worth it. no regrets!

Love them

My first good pair of headphones and they’ve got me hooked into the hobby and especially into Grados. Love the sound and the feel. Will probably be buying sr125x or maybe the hemps at some point in the future.

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Grado has given a significant upgrade to the Prestige Series of open-back headphones, marking a new era in audio excellence. The Prestige X Series builds upon the original models designed by John Grado three decades ago, featuring redesigned drivers, an enhanced cable design, and a more comfortable headband.
As you delve into the entry-level Grado Prestige SR60x headphones, you’ll experience the core performance and design DNA that made the original Grado Prestige range exceptional. Handcrafted in Brooklyn, these headphones feature classic enclosures and boast a new magnetic circuit, voice coil, and diaphragm, reducing distortion and enhancing harmonic integrity. The revamped X Series delivers exceptional audio performance with easier drivability, making it compatible with various portable devices.
Comfort is key, and the SR60x doesn’t disappoint. The open-back design ensures a game-changing experience for those who find traditional headphones uncomfortable. The headband, designed for extended listening sessions, looks like leather but is crafted from a vegan-friendly synthetic protein material. The enhanced cable design adds durability with a deluxe braided finish and a four-strand design made from super-annealed copper wire.
What about the sound? The SR60x offers an unparalleled audio experience, especially considering its price point. With a superb midrange, clear treble, and powerful bass, these headphones excel in shaping music with warm lower notes and a magnificent soundstage. Grado’s upgrade isn’t just cosmetic—it’s an auditory transformation. If you’re an audiophile on a budget, these headphones are a must-have for open-back listening.
Grado’s upgrade to the Prestige SR60x is nothing short of magnificent. These headphones stand out as the best-value pair of open-back headphones under $300, delivering exceptional sound, improved cable design, and enhanced comfort. Whether for yourself or as a gift, the Grado Prestige SR60x offers a non-wireless audio experience that’s simply unparalleled in its class.

Signature Sound

The clarity and range of Grado headphones can reveal new notes and details in songs heard hundreds of times. The driver and housing working in tandem react to sound vibrations and virtually eliminate transient distortions. With harmonic colors, full bodied vocals, and a world renowned mid-range, the SR60x produces easily obtainable Grado sound.


  • Polycarbonate housing
  • 4 conductor cable
  • Vinyl headband
  • Drivers matched .1db
  • S cushions
  • Hand assembled in Brooklyn

X Series Driver

4th Generation Grado drivers are here. Specifically tuned for the SR60x, this new speaker design features a more powerful magnetic circuit, a voice coil with decreased effective mass, and a reconfigured diaphragm. Reengineering these components for our 44mm drivers improve efficiency, reduces distortion, and preserves the harmonic integrity of your music.

New Cables & Headband

Along with the speakers, the cables and headband have been redesigned for the SR60x. Now housed in a more durable exterior, the 4-conductor cable features a super annealed copper wire for improved purity of the audio signal. The new headband features more cushion for a comfier experience.

Hand Assembled in Brooklyn

Founded on a kitchen table in 1953, Grado Labs has been perfecting the art of sonic reproduction every day since. This SR60x has traveled from workbench to workbench until ready for your ears. Every experience since that kitchen table has led to the creation of the SR60x.

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