Register    |    Sign In   |   
electronic MUSICIAN

Shure SRH440 and SRH840 Harrodsburg KY

The overall sound quality is slightlyless transparent than more expensivecontenders, but that’s the tradeoff forthe lower price. The crucial point hereis the response (which tells you thetruth), and the low cost.

Computer Doctors Inc
(859) 887-9366
225 N Main St
Lexington, KY
 
Earthlink
800 Gallia Street
Maysville, KY
Services
Internet Services, Internet Marketing Services, Computer Hardware and Supplies, Computer Software, Internet Service Providers

Data Provided by:
Regal Computer Systems Inc.
(859) 795-1445
71 Cavalier Boulevard
Florence, KY

Data Provided by:
Electronic Strategies Inc
(502) 491-7177
400 Envoy Circle
Louisville, KY
Services
Computers and Equipment Repair and Maintenance, Computer Consultants, Computer Software, Computer and Software Stores, Computer Networks

Data Provided by:
ZinggVentions, Incorporated
(606) 233-7528
951 1-2 Delaware Avenue
Lexington, KY
Services
Computer Consultants, Computer Hardware and Supplies, Computer Software, Computer Networks, Scientific and Technical Consultants

Data Provided by:
Outside Computer Consultants
(859) 422-5140
400 Bellerive Blvd
Lexington, KY
 
Action Computer Service
(859) 727-2500
657 Ste venson Road
Erlanger, KY
Services
Computers and Equipment Repair and Maintenance, Computer and Equipment Dealers, Computer Software, Computer Networks, Consumer Electronics Stores
Payment Options
MasterCard, Discover, VISA

Data Provided by:
Localnet Corporation
(270) 759-2575
Murray, KY
Services
Internet Products and Services, Internet Services, Computer Hardware and Supplies, Computer Software, Internet Service Providers

Data Provided by:
Systems Specialist
(270) 683-3319
3864 Vincent Station Drive
Owensboro, KY
Services
Computer Consultants, Computer and Equipment Dealers, Computer Software, Computer and Software Stores, Computer Networks

Data Provided by:
Staples
(502) 499-2631
1935 S. Hurstbourne Parkway
Louisville, KY
Recycling Services
Recycling Desk
$3 Ink & Toner Credit
Hours
Mon-Fri: 8:00am-9:00pm Sat: 9:00am-9:00pm Sun :11:00am-6:00pm

Data Provided by:

Shure SRH440 and SRH840

www.shure.com

0.000Shure_SRH440_lWhen I was at AES, a Shure representativesuggested the SRH440 for mixing—which is at the lower-priced endof the line—because he felt it was moreaccurate. When someone in marketingrecommends a lower-priced product,that gets my attention!

But Shure sent both the SRH440and SRH840 so I could decide formyself. The rep was right on: I muchprefer the 440 for its more balancedresponse, particularly in the low endand low mids, that would make it better-suited to mixing. The 840 seems toemphasize the high end somewhat,which is okay when listening to commercially-recorded music but not ashelpful when mixing.

So let’s look at the 440. Itslevel of comfort is average;you would have no troubleusing it for hours at a stretch.The ear pads cover your earswell, and help reject noise.Like other headphones, itcomes with a detachablecoil cord and 1/8" to 1/4" adapter; butthe end that goes into the headphonecan lock, making it difficult to pull outaccidentally.

The overall sound quality is slightlyless transparent than more expensivecontenders, but that’s the tradeoff forthe lower price. The crucial point hereis the response (which tells you thetruth), and the low cost.

0.000Shure_SRH840In terms of value, you simply can’tbeat the SRH440. It may lack thefinesse of higher-priced models, butfor mixing, it does the job remarkablywell—which is even more surprising,given how kind it is to your wallet.

 

More from this roundup:

 

  • Can You Really Mix On Headphones?
  • Audio-Technica ATH-M50 ($199)
  • AKG K 271 Mk II ($299) And AKG K 702 ($539)
  • Sony MDR-7509HD ($265)
  • Monster TurbinePro Gold ($299.95)
  • Ultrasone Proline 750 ($389) and Edition 8 ($1,499)

Click here to read the rest of the article from EQ Magazine

Discover Emusician