Shure has made reference in-ear headphones for over 30 years. They've made microphones and other professional audio products for almost 90 years. With all that heavy audio background, their foray into full size headphones has proven to be a raging success and the wallet-friendly Shure SRH440 are easily their best bang-for-the-buck value. In our Headphone.com review opinion, we really think its one of the best deals going for impressive affordable headphones.
The Shure SRH 440 40mm drivers deliver focused reproduction across the entire frequency spectrum with a clean, articulate and well-balanced sound that neither leans too far forward nor is overly warm or too 'laid-back'.
This even-toned but still highly dynamic signature nicely serves listeners of all styles seeking maximum audio clarity without climbing up the steep n' rocky side of the diminishing audio returns curve. At this great price, the Shure SRH440 provides an assured fabulous return on your headphone investment.
As an ergonomic plus, the clamping force of the 440 headband frame and earcups is not overly pressurized on the head but it still provides good isolation ability, a fair rarity in the closed-back/sealed 'monitoring headphone' category. Some sealed-type headphones can clamp down on the noggin like a baby gator, making them feel uncomfortably tight or hot during long jams.
The large sealed-back earcups are padded in a soft leather-type material that remains comfortable for long listening sessions and withstands heavy duty usage. The round earpad cushions will completely encircle the earlobes on most wearers. A headphone storage pouch is also provided.
The Shure SRH 440 headphones have a 9.5ft detachable coiled headphone cord and a collapsible headband for easy travel. The replaceable cord terminates to a 1/8" [3.5mm] gold-plated 'mini' stereo plug; a 1/4" full size stereo plug adapter is included.
The free 2-year manufacturer's 'repair or replace' warranty is serviced by Shure when purchased at authorized dealers - like us here at Headphone.com since 1995!
Whats In The Box:
Shure SRH 440 Frequency Response