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Fostex TH610
Shure SRH1540
Top 48%2,371 points
Top 48%
Top 35%2,930 points
Top 35%
Fostex TH610
Shure SRH1540
Top specs and features

Fostex TH610 vs Shure SRH1540: 17 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.
45000Hz
Sony MDR-Z1R: 120000Hz
25000Hz

2. lowest frequency

The lowest frequency at which the device produces audio. The lower the low-frequency response, the stronger and juicier the bass.
5Hz
Sony MH1CBLK: 1Hz
5Hz

3. 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.
Fostex TH610
Shure SRH1540
44% have it

4. weight

89g lighter.
375g
Sony MDR-EX150AP: 3g
286g

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.
25 Ohms
Flips Solo 2 Social: 4 Ohms
46 Ohms

6. 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.
Fostex TH610
Shure SRH1540
36% have it

7. sound pressure level

Devices with a higher sound pressure level are generally louder when supplied with any given audio source.
98dB/mW
AKG K553 Pro: 144dB/mW
99dB/mW

8. 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 TH610
Shure SRH1540
39% have it

9. has a tangle free cable

The cable is designed to minimize tangling.
Fostex TH610
Shure SRH1540
23% have it

10. 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 TH610
Shure SRH1540
39% have it

11. 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.
55mm
Audeze LCD2 Classic: 106mm
40mm

12. travel bag is included

The device comes with its own special case or pouch, which is useful for safe transportation.
Fostex TH610
Shure SRH1540
64% have it

13. has included ear pads

Allows you to change ear pads without buying new ones.
Fostex TH610
Shure SRH1540
44% have it

14. has a straight plug

A straight plug is better when the jack is on the top or bottom of your player.
Fostex TH610
Shure SRH1540
48% have it

15. has a 3.5mm male connector

A standard 3.5mm male connector is suitable for use with all MP3 players and computer sound cards.
Fostex TH610
Shure SRH1540
80% have it

16. cable length

A long cable ensures more freedom of movement.
3m
Pioneer SE-A1000: 6m
1.83m

17. diaphragm size

The diaphragm moves air back and forth to create sound. The bigger the diaphragm, the more bass it can produce.
50.8mm
Oppo PM-1: 85mm
40mm

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