Visit our Business Solutions website >>

Shure SRH1840

alaTest has collected and analyzed 202 reviews from magazines and websites. Opinions about the design and usability are generally positive. The price and sound also get good opinions. Some have doubts about the reliability.

comfort, sound, price, usability, design


We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other Headphones the Shure SRH1840 is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 91/100 = Excellent quality.

Review analysis

(Based on 202 reviews)

Expert Reviews  

User Reviews  

Showing 187 review(s)

Expert Reviews User Reviews
Showing 1 - 187 of 187 Show Reviews: in English | in other languages (14)

Consumer review by: review summary for Shure SRH1840


alaTest has collected and analyzed 181 user reviews of Shure SRH1840 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

comfort, sound, price, usability, bass quality


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

This summary is based on the products: Shure HPAEC1840 Replacement Velour Ear Pads for SRH1840 HeadphonesShure SRH1840 Professional Open Back Headphones (Black)Shure SRH1840 Professional Open Back Headphones Black

Expert review by:

Shure SRH1840 Professional


Shure's extensive range of earphones and closed-back full-size headphones have been available for some time, but the new SRH1840 and SRH1440 are the company's first open-back, circumaural (over-ear) headphones . Even before you listen, you can't help...

The lightweight design and extra-comfy earpads of the Shure SRH1840 Professional Open Back Headphones ensure high comfort over long listening sessions. These ruggedly built headphones also come with an extra set of detachable cables and replacement...

These are expensive, stay-at-home or studio headphones.

One of Shure's first open-back designs, the SRH1840 headphones are comfortable and light, and the sound will surely thrill demanding audiophiles.

Expert review by:

Shure SRH1840 Headphone (Playback 62)


When Shure first entered the full-size headphone market its first efforts were all closed-back designs that offered good noise isolation and that were suitable for use in studio applications.


Expert review by:

Open Back Shures: SRH1440 and SRH1840


First of all, there is no mistaking that Shure tuned their new open-back headphones for the music listening crowd. Vastly different than the closed-back SRH840 and SRH940, the...

I think the SRH1440 is more comfortable, probably primarily due to the weight.

Expert review by:

Shure SRH1840


Excellent detail, insightful, confident, natural sounding, flexible build, comfortable

They really ought to be partnered with high-quality equipment

Brilliant to listen to, with an amazing ability to bring out the fine details of a recording

Consumer review by:

Shure SRH1840 Headphone Reviews


My impression of the 1840 is: Bass does not roll off, but is slightly less than the Shure 940. Mids are excellent. Presence isn't as lively as most headphones like the 940 or a Grado or even the Senn 600 series. Highs are excellent. The overall...

Consumer review by:

Shure Professional SRH1840 Headphone


I would just like to say this item is truely amazing! I hope my Mom or Dad will get me this for my birthday because it's just an awesome item! I hope to own one sometime soon because this is just so neat looking! I'm going to show all my friends and...

Product Specifications


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

General Features

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