Shure SRH940 Headphones

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Treat your ears to Shure's top-shelf closed-back monitor headphones. Extremely durable and comfortable, the SRH940s are built for a long life in the studio.

Designed for professional audio engineers and in-studio talent, SRH940 Headphones from Shure provide accurate response across the entire audio spectrum to deliver smooth high-end extension with tight bass. Superior transient response provides minimal distortion and the collapsible, lightweight design with premium padded headband offer superior comfort and portability. Two included detachable cables (straight and coiled) and a replacement set of velour ear pads ensure a long-lasting lifetime of use.

Shure SRH940 vs SRH840 Headphones: What's different about the SRH940?

- SRH940 is supplied with a hard plastic carrying case, a coiled cable, and a straight cable.
- SRH940 has a flatter frequency response and lower distortion.
- SRH940 has an improved headband design that is more comfortable to wear and better balanced on the head.
- The SRH940 has ear cups that swivel 90 degrees.
- The SRH940 has velour ear pads that provide better comfort than leatherette ear pads.


- Accurate frequency response delivers smooth high-end extension with tight bass, and superior transient response for minimal distortion
- Lightweight, ergonomic fit with premium padded headband provides superior comfort over extended periods
- Closed-back, circumaural design rests comfortably over the ears and reduces background noise
- Collapsible design with 90-degree swivel ear cups for easy storage and portability
- Legendary Shure quality to withstand the rigors of everyday use
- Bayonet read more Clip securely locks cable into ear cup
- Replaceable ear pads ensure long product life
- Two included detachable cables (3 m coiled/2 m straight) provides plenty of length and flexible wearing options
- Zippered, hard travel case protects headphones when on the go or not in use
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- Model: SRH940
- Transducer Type: Dynamic neodymium magnet
- Driver size: 40 mm
- Sensitivity (1kHz): 100 dB/mW
- Impedance (1kHz): 42 Ohms
- Maximum Input Power (1 kHz): 1000 mW
- Frequency Range: 5 Hz - 30 kHz
- Net Weight (without cable): .71 lbs. (322 g)
- Ear Cup Design: Closed-back, circumaural
- Length of Cable: Coiled: 3 meters (9.84 ft) Straight: 1.37 meters (4.5 ft)
- Type of Cable: Detachable oxygen-free copper
- Plug: Gold Plated 1/8" (3.5 mm) stereo mini jack

For support or warranty questions, please contact the manufacturer:
Phone: 800-516-2525

Reviewers gave this product an overall rating of 4.5 out of 5 stars. (5 ratings)
Submitted November 18, 2012 by Don S in Columbus, OH

"shure srh940"

Overall: 4.5 out of 5 stars
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Great headphones at a fair price
These sound fantastic and are an excellent choice for mixing. Not particularly boosted in any areas that I can hear. I also picked up a Focusrite Vrm box with these headphones to use for referencing. So far so good. I think its and excellent pairing and my mixes are translating to my monitors and consumer stereos very well.
They come with an extra cord and a nice carrying case, big plus in my book.
Very nice quality, there are alot of moving parts though and I would worry if others used these. I would not give these to the talent in a tracking situation.
These seem priced appropriately for the quality and sound. Yes cheaper would be great but I think if you spend a week with these you would be hard pressed to find any faults.
Manufacturer Support
Ive never had a problem with a shure product.
The Wow Factor
Headphones arent a wow kind of purchase to most folks. But as wow as they could be these certainly are.

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