59points

Shure SRH1540

65points

Shure SRH840

Shure SRH1540
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19 facts in comparison

Shure SRH1540 vs Shure SRH840

Shure SRH1540
Shure SRH840
59
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Shure SRH1540
65
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Shure SRH840

Why is Shure SRH1540 better than Shure SRH840?

  • 32g lighter
    286gvs318g
  • Has a tangle free cable
    ?

Why is Shure SRH840 better than Shure SRH1540?

  • Has stereo speakers
    ?
  • 3dB/mW higher sound pressure level
    ?

    102dB/mWvs99dB/mW
  • 2 Ohms lower impedance
    ?

    44 Ohmsvs46 Ohms
  • Can be folded
    ?
  • 1.17m longer cable
    ?

    3mvs1.83m
  • Has a coil cable
    ?

Price comparison

Design

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

Shure SRH1540
Shure SRH840
2.has an over-the-ear form
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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
Shure SRH840
3.has a detachable cable
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With a detachable cable you can use alternative cables, and if the cable is pulled it will pop out instead of breaking.

Shure SRH1540
Shure SRH840
4.weight
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Best

Sony MDR-EX150AP

3g

286g

318g

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

Shure SRH1540
Shure SRH840
6.can be folded
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Foldable devices are easier to transport and take up less storage space.

Shure SRH1540
Shure SRH840

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.

Best

Sony MDR-Z1R

120000Hz

25000Hz

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.

Best

Sony MH1CBLK

1Hz

5Hz

5Hz

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

Best

AKG K553 Pro

144dB/mW

99dB/mW

102dB/mW

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

Shure SRH1540
Shure SRH840
5.impedance
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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.

Best

Flips Solo 2 Social

4 Ohms

46 Ohms

44 Ohms

6.driver unit size
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The driver unit is the component that produces sound in the device. Bigger drivers are more powerful and can produce better bass.

Best

Audeze LCD2 Classic

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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Shure SRH840

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