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Shure SRH1440

alaTest has collected and analyzed 189 reviews of Shure SRH1440. The average rating for this product is 4.6/5, compared to an average rating of 4.0/5 for other Headphones for all reviews. People are impressed by the usability and price. The portability and sound are also appreciated. There are some negative comments about the reliability.

comfort, sound, portability, price, usability


We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other Headphones the Shure SRH1440 is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 84/100 = Very good quality.

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alaTest has collected and analyzed 178 user reviews of Shure SRH1440 from The average user rating for this product is 4.7/5, compared to an average user rating of 3.9/5 for other Headphones on People are impressed by the usability and price. The portability and sound also get good opinions, whereas some have doubts about the reliability.

comfort, sound, portability, price, usability


98% of the reviews on give this product a positive rating.

This summary is based on the products: Shure HPAEC1440 Replacement Velour Ear Pads for SRH1440 HeadphonesShure SRH1440 Professional Open Back Headphones (Black)Shure SRH1440 Professional Open Back Headphones (Black)

Feb, 2016

Expert review by: Steve Guttenberg (

Shure SRH1440 Professional review: Shure SRH1440 Professional


The Shure SRH1440 headphones have an open-back, circumaural design that offers a more "open" and less "canned" profile than closed-back headphones. The SRH1440 certainly succeeds on that score, and while it can be used on-the-go with phones and digital...

The Shure SRH1440 s may be a large, full-size set of headphones, but its lightweight design and gentle earpad pressure make for an extra comfortable fit that fits nicely with its audiophile-endorsed sound.

The SRH1440s are large and don't fold flat, limiting their usability for traveling listeners.

The SRH1440 headphones are comfortable and ruggedly built with highly detailed sound that will surely thrill audiophiles.

Jun, 2012

Expert review by: Tim Gideon (

Shure SRH1440


The Shure SRH1440 is an excellent pair of professional headphones for serious listeners, and its extra cable and earpads help extend its life and the pair's overall value.

Excellent audio performance. Ideal for mastering and critical listening scenarios. Very comfortable despite large frame. Comes with high quality detachable cables and replacement ear pads

Sound leakage is built into design?not ideal for public listening and not well-suited for home recording. Massive protective case is effective, but large enough to make it difficult to pack

Apr, 2012

Expert review by: AVguide (

Shure SRH1440 Headphones (Playback)


Shure was founded in 1925. They began as a radio parts company and published their first catalog in 1926. Shure introduced their first microphone, the model 33N, in 1932, their first headset in 1942, and they haven't stopped making microphones and...

Nov, 2012

Expert review by: Trusted Reviews (

Shure SRH1440


These headphones offer comfort and great sound quality at a reasonable price.

Revealing, detailed sound, Removable cable, Comfortable

Not quite as comfy as Sennheiser rivals, May be a tad bright for some

Jul, 2012

Consumer review by: dalethorn (

Shure SRH-1440 Headphone Reviews


The Shure 1440 despite being slightly more than half the price of the 1840 compares well in most respects. The highs by default are very similar to the Shure 940, but with extra earpad inserts they more closely resemble the 1840. Overall the sound is...

Apr, 2012

Product Specifications


Active Noise Cancellation: No
Dolby PL / AC3: No
Earclip: No
Neckband: No

General Features

Ear Canal Headphone:Not Applicable
Product Type:Headphones
Signal Connection:Wired