AudioQuest NightHawkShure SRH1540
Top 91%122 points
Top 91%
Top 41%781 points
Top 41%
AudioQuest NightHawk
Shure SRH1540
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AudioQuest NightHawk vs Shure SRH1540: 12 facts in comparison

1. highest frequency

The highest frequency at which device produces audio. The higher the high-frequency response, the clearer and crispier the treble.
10000Hz
Sony MDR-Z1R: 120000Hz
25000Hz

2. has sound isolation/passive noise reduction

The device sits tightly in place, creating an acoustic seal which reduces background noise and prevents your music from leaking out.
AudioQuest NightHawk
Shure SRH1540
48% have it

3. has a neodymium magnet

Devices with neodymium magnets are lighter and more powerful than those which use ferrite magnets. They also have more bass and clear high notes.
AudioQuest NightHawk
Shure SRH1540
33% have it

4. no battery needed

This device works without batteries. It weighs less and you don't have to worry about recharging or replacing the battery.
AudioQuest NightHawk
Shure SRH1540
73% have it

5. has a tangle free cable

The cable is designed to minimize tangling.
AudioQuest NightHawk
Shure SRH1540
25% have it

6. has a detachable cable

With a detachable cable you can use alternative cables, and if the cable is pulled it will pop out instead of breaking.
AudioQuest NightHawk
Shure SRH1540
38% have it

7. driver unit size

The driver unit is the component that produces sound in the device. Bigger drivers are more powerful and can produce better bass.
50mm
Audeze EL-8 Titanium: 100mm
40mm

8. has an over-the-ear form

Comfortable full-size form with earcups that fully enclose your ears. This model is loved for its increased sound isolation and the fact that it won't leak sound to your neighbors. It offers potential for maximum bass and loudness levels.
AudioQuest NightHawk
Shure SRH1540
42% have it

9. has a straight plug

A straight plug is better when the jack is on the top or bottom of your player.
AudioQuest NightHawk
Shure SRH1540
53% have it

10. has included ear pads

Allows you to change ear pads without buying new ones.
AudioQuest NightHawk
Shure SRH1540
42% have it

11. travel bag is included

The device comes with its own special case or pouch, which is useful for safe transportation.
AudioQuest NightHawk
Shure SRH1540
64% have it

12. has a 3.5mm male connector

A standard 3.5mm male connector is suitable for use with all MP3 players and computer sound cards.
AudioQuest NightHawk
Shure SRH1540
87% have it

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