The Shure SRH1540 is a classic closed back headphone with its 40 mm neodymium drivers, light weight and comfortable fit. The SRH1840 is similar but open back. These are fully balanced headphones, capable of outstanding performance when run with a balanced headphone amplifier and balanced cable. The stock cable can also be upgraded for better, fuller sound. While we are not affiliated with Shure, we do offer silver-Teflon upgraded standard and balanced cables for these headphones. Our cables are made of stranded copper wire, with silver plating on each strand. They also feature Teflon insulation.
Our cables use a narrow MMCX type of connector which perfectly mates with each earcup on these headphones.
These Cables are Compatible With:
Our silver-plated Teflon wire is far thicker and more conductive than the wire that comes with the headphones. Move up to a silver-Teflon headphone cable for the best listening experience.
Astell & Kern and Onkyo DP-X1
Our AK cables fit the newer 2.5mm TRRS balanced outputs available on Astell & Kern players, as well as the Onkyo DP-X1, Cayin N5, Fiio X5 (Gen 3) and other players.
Balanced XLR Connection
The 4XLR version of this cable is terminated with 4 pin balanced XLR connection.
Pono Player Balanced Connection
The Pono version is a Pono Player termination which makes full use of the dual output balanced mode available on the Pono Player.
Sony 4.4mm "PENTA" Type Connection
The newer Sony portable players usea new 4.4mm "penta" type connection to output signals fully balaned into your headphones. Order the 4.4mm Sony version if you have one of these players.
We offer a number of termination options selectable in the drop downs above. If you don't see what you want, just email us for a price estimate.