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Silent Unboxing and Review of Shure SRH940 Headphones

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Uploaded on Sep 7, 2011

Brief review:
Street Price: $250 USD
Quality of Sound: 4.5/5
Comfort: 5/5
Design: 4.5/5
Value: 5/5
Overall Rating: 4.75/5

Pros: Very comfortable; excellent bass extension (emphasis on the sub-bass); forward midrange; excellent treble extension (highs are not rolled-off); very good soundstage for a closed-back headphone; smooth overall sound signature (with the exception of the 9 kHz peak); handles sibilance quite well; can handle EQ's quite well without distortion (unlike many other headphones in its price range); can run from an iPod just fine; able to fold-up nicely for travel/storage; can lie 'flat' (earcups can swivel); earpads are replaceable; flexible headband can accommodate most head sizes; headband extension has numbered markers; detachable cables; two cables and two pairs of earpads included; 3.5mm-6.3mm (1/4 inch) headphone jack adapter (since some sound systems use the 6.3mm jack); two year warranty; Shure has excellent customer service

Cons: Mid-bass could use a tad-bit more 'oomph' without using an EQ; very slightly fatiguing due to a treble spike at 9 kHZ (easily fixable with an EQ); poorly recorded or mastered tracks sound bad; earcups cannot lie flat naturally (they are slightly angled due to a spring mechanism); included carrying case is very large

Pro/Con: Prominent highs that reveal many details in your music (I find it very pleasing to hear since it offers a cleaner overall sound signature to my music; others may dislike this kind of sound signature, namely bassheads or people who listen to low bitrate or poorly mastered music tracks)


Would I recommend the SRH940's to someone looking for a bassy headphone? No, the SRH940's do not have the same sound signature.

Would I recommend the SRH940's to someone looking for a headphone with excellent overall, quality sound for its price? Yes, yes, and yes! Absolutely. These headphones are very excellent for the price you pay considering the life-like midrange they offer (as it seems to be Shure's sound-signature), very prominent but non-sibilant highs that reveal many details found in music tracks, and the shear number of extras bundled with them. Not only do these offer a high-fidelity sound, they are also very portable for a full-sized headphone.

If you get the chance, give these headphones a try.



If you have any questions or comments, please feel free to leave a comment and I'll get back to you when I can.

Also, I did tag this video with "ASMR," so if you see some out-of-the-blue videos suggested on the right, that tag explains it.

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