C-style Acajou - Handmade Wooden Grado Cups
These handmade Grado cups have been crafted from a single block of a beautiful Acajou (African Mahogany) and fitted with a stainless steel mesh painted black.
C-style is our most compact cup design to date, it has a very small ornament that barely hides gimbals and earpads behind it.
Precise CNC machining ensures they are both precisely made to fit Grado (and Alessandro) headphones that use drivers with 40 mm membranes (more on that below) and look very beautiful and unique.
They have been hand sanded, polished and finished off by hand rubbing 3 layers of oil that enhances the visibility of the wood grain and gives them a rich color with a subtle iridescence effect without too much gloss. Pure European elegance. :)
Thanks to the carefully selected wood they will last you a lifetime. The driver socket is ~46 mm in diameter, so these cups will fit tightly with all Grado drivers with 40 mm membranes, both stock and custom (such drivers have a 46 mm outer diameter) and cushion types for these to produce a beautiful sound. We press in 6 different drivers into each cup (including Nhoord and Symphones V8) before shipping to make sure that’s the case.
It is a 100% made in EU product. To ensure highest quality those cups are crafted entirely in our workshop, checked and tested for couple of days before we ship them to a lucky buyer – because of that it takes around a week for us to prepare and send them after the order is made.
If you are interested in having us installing those cups in your Grado headphones, please reach out and we can make it a custom order, labour cost in that case is 30$, the cost of shipping headphones back to you will be based on what headphones you have and where you live.
Other modifications are available too. If you feel like modding your headphones on your own, we will provide you with all assistance needed.
Please note that even though we only use preselected wood to ensure durability and perfect sound, no two pieces are the same and not without tiny imperfections – tiny dents and knots might be visible, but that is the nature and beauty of wood, making no two pairs of cups soullessly the same.
IMPORTANT NOTICE 1: The last picture is for presentation purposes only, to give you an idea how the cups of this style might look on a fully assembled headphone.
IMPORTANT NOTICE 2: Please also note that the cups might be presented on the pictures together with Grado drivers, earpads, cable, and a headband, but you are obviously only ordering and paying for one pair of cups, the rest is not included! :)
Follow us on Facebook to get news, updates about new batches of products and more: https://www.facebook.com/shipibo.audio/
C-style Acajou - Wooden Grado Cups
If you're in Canada or USA I recommend Global express shipping option since USPS and Canada Post turned off tracking international registered mail from Poland for customers for some reason, they still track it internally, so parcels don't get lost, but they can take up to 6 weeks to be delivered, while global express is fully tracked and takes less than 2 weeks to reach USA or Canada.