70points

Shure SRH840

67points

Shure SRH940

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Shure SRH840 vs Shure SRH940

Shure SRH840
Shure SRH940
Shure SRH840
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Why is Shure SRH840 better than Shure SRH940?

  • 4g lighter
    318gvs322g
  • Has included ear pads

Why is Shure SRH940 better than Shure SRH840?

  • 5000Hz higher high-frequency
    30000Hzvs25000Hz
  • 2 Ohms lower impedance
    42 Ohmsvs44 Ohms

Top specs and features

Design

1.has stereo speakers
Shure SRH840
Shure SRH940

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

2.has a detachable cable
Shure SRH840
Shure SRH940

With a detachable cable you can use alternative cables, and if the cable is pulled it will pop out instead of breaking.

3.has an over-the-ear form
Shure SRH840
Shure SRH940

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.

4.weight

318g

322g

Best

Sony MDR-EX150AP

3g

5.can be folded
Shure SRH840
Shure SRH940

Folding devices are good for transporting as they take up less space in your bag.

6.has included ear pads
Shure SRH840
Shure SRH940

Allows you to change ear pads without buying new ones.

Sound quality

1.highest frequency

25000Hz

30000Hz

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

2.lowest frequency

5Hz

5Hz

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

3.has sound isolation/passive noise reduction
Shure SRH840
Shure SRH940

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

4.sound pressure level

102dB/mW

100dB/mW

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

Best

AKG K553 Pro

144dB/mW

5.impedance

44 Ohms

42 Ohms

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

6.has a neodymium magnet
Shure SRH840
Shure SRH940

Devices with neodymium magnets are lighter and more powerful than those which use ferrite magnets. They also have more bass and clear high notes.

Connectivity

1.has a 3.5mm male connector
Shure SRH840
Shure SRH940

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

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