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Well suited for audiophiles and mastering engineers, the Shure SRH1840 are open-back, over-ear headphones that provide all the features you need for a critical listening experience. These headphones sportmatched 40mm drivers equipped with neodymium magnets, delivering a balanced, clear, and articulate sound with accurate bass and smooth, extended highs.


Audiophiles will appreciate the steel driver frames, which sport vented center pole pieces to eliminate internal resonance, ensuring a consistent performance at all volume levels. Engineers will appreciate the open-back earcup design, which promotes the proper airflow for naturalistic audio with width of image and depth of field. Both will enjoy the comfortable fit and durable construction that ensure many years of use.

The Features

Precision Drivers

Individually matched 40mm neodymium drivers deliver a smooth, extended high-end and accurate bass between 10 Hz and 30 kHz.

Sturdily Constructed

The headphones offer a lightweight and durable frame, which utilizes an aircraft-grade aluminum alloy yoke for comfort and durability. The SRH1840's dual-frame padded headband is fully adjustable to provide a snug and secure fit.

Efficiency and Comfort

Replaceable around-ear cushions are made from high-density, slow recovery foam with a velour covering to ensure premium comfort. The detachable cable is made from oxygen-free copper with a Kevlar-reinforced jacket, bolstering both performance and durability. The cable boasts a standard Y-style dual-exit design with gold-plated MMXC connectors to provide a secure connection, easy storage, and convenient replacement. The gold-plated 3.5mm stereo mini plug and the included threaded 1/4" adapter allow wide compatibility with a variety of consumer and professional audio devices. Also included are an additional pair of earpads, an additional cable, and a zippered storage case.

Optimized for Headphone Amps

The headphones' 65-ohm impedance is optimized for connection to external headphone amplifiers, which enhance the quality of your audio.

Thoroughly Tested for the Demanding Listener

Each set of headphones is individually tested and serialized to ensure the best performance, durability, and reliability.

Shure SRH1840 Open-Back Over-Ear Headphones

  • Shure SRH1840
  • Open-Back Over-Ear Headphones
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