40points

Fostex TH-7

64points

Shure SRH1540

Fostex TH-7
Shure SRH1540
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18 facts in comparison

Fostex TH-7 vs Shure SRH1540

Fostex TH-7
Shure SRH1540
40
points
Fostex TH-7
64
points
Shure SRH1540

Why is Fostex TH-7 better than Shure SRH1540?

  • 10000Hz higher high-frequency
    ?

    35000Hzvs25000Hz
  • Has stereo speakers
    ?
  • 26g lighter
    260gvs286g
  • Has an on-ear form
    ?

Why is Shure SRH1540 better than Fostex TH-7?

  • 5Hz lower low-frequency
    ?

    5Hzvs10Hz
  • Has passive noise reduction
    ?
  • 1dB/mW higher sound pressure level
    ?

    99dB/mWvs98dB/mW
  • 24 Ohms lower impedance
    ?

    46 Ohmsvs70 Ohms
  • Has a neodymium magnet
    ?
  • Has an over-the-ear form
    ?
  • Has a detachable cable
    ?
  • Travel bag is included
    ?

Price comparison

Shure SRH1540

Buy used:

$499.00

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$99.00
Shure SRH1540 AmazonShure SRH240A Professional Quality Headp...Shure SRH240A Professional Quality Headphones (Black) (Renewed)
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$49.99
Shure SRH1540 AmazonShure SRH144 Semi-Open Portable Collapsi...Shure SRH144 Semi-Open Portable Collapsible Headphones
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$40.72
Shure SRH1540 AmazonShure (Sure) Portable headphones SRH145-...Shure (Sure) Portable headphones SRH145-A
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$100.72

Design

1.has stereo speakers
?

Devices with stereo speakers deliver sound from independent channels on both left and right sides, creating a richer sound and a better experience. Show more

Fostex TH-7
Shure SRH1540
2.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.

Fostex TH-7
Shure SRH1540
3.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.

Fostex TH-7
Shure SRH1540
4.weight
?

Best

Sony MDR-EX150AP

3g

260g

286g

5.has included ear pads
?

Allows you to change ear pads without buying new ones.

Fostex TH-7
Shure SRH1540
6.travel bag is included
?

The device comes with its own special case or pouch, which is useful for safe transportation.

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Shure SRH1540

Sound quality

1.highest frequency
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The highest frequency at which device produces audio. The higher the high-frequency response, the clearer and crispier the treble. Show more

Best

Sony MDR-Z1

120000Hz

35000Hz

25000Hz

2.lowest frequency
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The lowest frequency at which the device produces audio. The lower the low-frequency response, the stronger and juicier the bass. Show more

Best

Sony MH1CBLK

1Hz

10Hz

5Hz

3.sound pressure level
?

Devices with a higher sound pressure level are generally louder when supplied with any given audio source.

Best

AKG K553 Pro

144dB/mW

98dB/mW

99dB/mW

4.has passive noise reduction
?

The device sits tightly in place, creating an acoustic seal which reduces background noise and prevents your music from leaking out.

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Shure SRH1540
5.impedance
?

Impedance is the device’s electrical resistance to the current being pushed through it. The lower the impedance, the easier it is to get higher volume and requires less power. Show more

Best

Flips Solo 2 Social

4 Ohms

70 Ohms

46 Ohms

6.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.

Best

Monoprice Monolith M1570

106mm

40mm

40mm

Connectivity

1.has a 3.5mm male connector
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A standard 3.5mm male connector is suitable for use with all MP3 players and computer sound cards.

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