Grado - SR225x

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This Grado - SR225x comes with a warranty from Grado that covers manufacturing defects. All products featured on Headphone Zone are backed by an original manufacturer's warranty.

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Designed & Made
in the USA

Balanced Sound Signature

Wired Headphones with a Balanced sound signature presents a precise sound and an enriching listening experience, where sounds are naturally presented without extreme emphasis on any region. With a pair of headphones with this sound signature, you can hear audio with clarity and detail. The sound is vivid and revealing, a perfect mixture of instruments and vocals, lows, mids, and highs. This sound signature works for most music listeners who like switching between various music genres like Classical, Jazz, Blues, Rock, Folk and Pop.

1 Year of

Ideal for Audiophiles

These headphones are designed for discerning music lovers. If you are someone who cares about audio quality "deeply," you'll want a pair of headphones like these.

You can expect them to present a refined listening experience. The audio quality exhibited by these headphones is a beautiful mix of musicality, technical brilliance and high precision.

These headphones deliver a spacious and open soundstage with utmost clarity and detail. Delve into pure sonic bliss with these headphones!

Ideal For Casual Music Listening

These headphones are your go-to when you want to sit back and relax. If you’re someone who is looking to listen to music without worrying too much about the technicalities, then these are the perfect fit for you.

You can expect these headphones to work conveniently and pair with most devices like smartphones and laptops without needing a DAC or an Amp.

These offer the ultimate convenience, but we believe that if you care about an immersive listening experience and audio quality, these are not for you!

Ideal for
Indoor Use


Open-Back Design

Headphones with an open-back design, allow air to pass through the earcups. This means that Open-Backs do not block any noise from around you, as closed-backs do, and music being heard will also leak outside to people around you. So they can only be heard in a quiet environment.

However, Open-back headphones do sound more natural and open. Open-back headphones create a feeling of space, presenting audio as if you are sitting at a live concert. Audiophiles swear by open-back headphones, and they sound quite different to closed-backs.

These headphones are perfect for critical listening sessions, mixing and mastering music. They have an accurate soundstage presentation and precise imaging.

Works with Android & iOS

One thing all of our phones have in common is that they have replaced the portable media player. These headphones and devices are perfect to pair with your Android and iOS devices and offer functionality previously unknown. If you’re someone who usually switches between a variety of devices with different OS, then these are suited for you. You can expect these headphones and devices to connect seamlessly without any hassle and even offer OS-specific functionality depending on the device. Headphones and devices designed to work with Android and iOS come in wired and wireless formats. Quite often you will also find Hi-Fi equipment offering direct connectivity to devices with Android and iOS to simplify the connectivity process.


Grado has its deep roots in Brooklyn and has been hand-building headphones and cartridges since 1953. For three generations, tradition and heritage have been carried down with the philosophy that sound comes first, and this reflects in every element of their headphones. Keeping up with the times, Grado presents the all-new and upgraded SR225x headphones from their line of Prestige Series headphones. The SR225x has been upgraded and comes with the 4th generation of Grado dynamic drivers with a frequency response of 20 - 22,000 Hz, precision-made housing, F cushion, an 8-conductor cable and a new headband for a comfortable wearing experience. With these upgrades, the SR225x delivers unparalleled audio performance with utmost comfort.



Grado SR225x headphones have been equipped with the latest 4th gen of Grado X series drivers. Specifically tuned for the SR225x, the new dynamic driver’s design features a powerful magnetic circuit, a voice coil with decreased effective mass, and a reconfigured diaphragm. Reengineering these components for Grado’s 44mm drivers improve efficiency, reduces distortion, and preserves the harmonic integrity of your music. The SR225x also utilises a new housing that is designed to work in tandem with the X series drivers to eliminate transient distortions. With these new drivers, specially designed housing and an open-back design, the Grado SR225x delivers warm harmonic colours, smooth top-end, excellent dynamics, and a world-renowned mid-range with a nominal impedance of 38 ohms.



Every aspect of the Grado SR225x has been carefully and precisely selected to match the new drivers and deliver an immersive listening experience. The SR225x utilises the new F cushion ear pads to open up the sound to more textured tones. The driver works in unison to produce a unique voicing and be just as fast to reveal the tiniest detail in your music. To support high fidelity audio transmission the Grado SR225x comes equipped with a new connecting cable that is a super annealed copper 8-conductor cable housed in a durable exterior. This cable improves the audio transmission tenfolds and reveals the tiniest of details in your music. The new headband features more cushioning for a comfier wearing experience.



The team at Grado takes no shortcuts when it comes to crafting their headphones. The same is the case with the SR225x, which is hand-built by Grado's team in Brooklyn. This headphone goes from workbench to workbench until they are ready for your ears. Grado started building on a kitchen table in 1953, and every experience since then has led to the creation of the SR225x. This process of handcrafting headphones allows the team at Grado to maintain high quality with every single headphone. These headphones are a work of art when you come to think of their journey. To get you started, the SR225x comes bundled with a 6.5mm Golden adapter to connect the SR225x to various audio equipment.

1 Year Warranty

Don't sweat it, this Grado - SR225x comes with a 1 Year warranty from Grado that covers manufacturing defects. All products featured on Headphone Zone are backed by an original manufacturer's warranty.

Read more about Grado's warranty in India.

Headphone Guru

"Overall, I found the sound of the Grado SR225x to be excellent for what it brings to the table. It’s engaging and well-balanced in its sonic reproduction."

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Customer Reviews

Based on 3 reviews
Devashish Dass (Raipur)
Amazing pairs

These are serious pair of headphones. Amazing vocals and highs, tight bass. Actually the best vocals i have ever heard. Good for 1-2 hrs of listening. (Not the most comfortable pairs). Airy and nice wide sound stage.

Harish Mohan (New York)
Ah!.. the vocals!

These cans can effortlessly sing! One of the most addictive vocals I have ever heard on a headphone.

Ninad Ranade (Pune)
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More resolution than the SR80e

The stock L pads seem to tone down the ‘standard’ Grado bright sound to a slightly punchier low end and smoother mids/highs. I upgraded from the SR80e, so I am used to the quite urgent sound the stock S pads produce; thankfully, I ordered spare S pads so I can actually test and feel the upgrade of the drivers.

The braided finish on the cables somewhat assures me that they will not fray or break at the joints. My SR80e have served me well, and the cable broke only after daily abuse for 4 years. Let's hope this change extends the life of the cable.

Overall, this product is definitely an upgrade over the SR80 in terms of soundstage and resolution, and listening through it using my beloved S pads guarantees that I walk away feeling the shimmering highs of contentment, and that my day is off to a happy start :)

Hey there, nothing makes us happier than knowing you loved your purchase, hope you had a comfortable shopping experience and thank you for the great review and ratings!

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