Shure SRH1540
Top 22%517 points
Top 22%
Lowest frequency
Number of headphones
lowmidhigh
Top 100%
849 headphones
1Hz - 834Hz
NaN% of all headphonesYes
No
lowest frequency
highest frequency
impedance
sound pressure level
weight
5
Hz
Sony MH1CBLK
1Hz
Best

Shure SRH1540: 18 facts and highlights

1. highest frequency

The highest frequency at which device produces audio. The higher the high-frequency response, the clearer and crispier the treble.
25000Hz
Sony MDR-1ABT: 100000Hz
152
0

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
140
0

3. weight

286g
AKG IP2: 3g
122
0

4. 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.
46Ohms
Flips Solo 2 Social: 4Ohms
97
0

5. 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.
Shure SRH1540
49% have it
93
0

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.
Shure SRH1540
36% have it
86
0

7. sound pressure level

Devices with a higher sound pressure level are generally louder when supplied with any given audio source.
99dB/mW
Audeze EL-8 Titanium: 130dB/mW
78
0

8. no battery needed

This device works without batteries. It weighs less and you don't have to worry about recharging or replacing the battery.
Shure SRH1540
73% have it
72
0

9. has a tangle free cable

The cable is designed to minimize tangling.
Shure SRH1540
27% have it
67
0

10. 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.
Shure SRH1540
36% have it
62
0

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.
40mm
Audeze EL-8 Titanium: 100mm
51
0

12. has a straight plug

A straight plug is better when the jack is on the top or bottom of your player.
Shure SRH1540
55% have it
49
0

13. has included ear pads

Allows you to change ear pads without buying new ones.
Shure SRH1540
42% have it
48
0

14. 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.
Shure SRH1540
42% have it
46
0

15. travel bag is included

The device comes with its own special case or pouch, which is useful for safe transportation.
Shure SRH1540
65% have it
44
0

16. cable length

A long cable ensures more freedom of movement.
1.83m
AKG Q 701: 6m
35
0

17. diaphragm size

The diaphragm moves air back and forth to create sound. The bigger the diaphragm, the more bass it can produce.
40mm
Oppo PM-1: 85mm
29
0

18. has a 3.5mm male connector

A standard 3.5mm male connector is suitable for use with all MP3 players and computer sound cards.
Shure SRH1540
88% have it
28
0

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