SRH1840 Professional Open Back Headphones feature individually matched drivers for unparalleled acoustic performance, including smooth, extended highs and accurate bass.

Main Features

  • High audio quality from individually matched drivers
  • Open-back circumaural design
  • Dual-exit MMCX detachable straight cable
  • Includes threaded 3.5 mm gold-plated adapter, replacement velour ear pads, 2 cables, hard zippered case


Where can the SRH1840 headphones be used?

Expertly tailored for professional musicians as well as audiophiles, the SRH1840 headphones let the hours spent behind the mixing desk simply fly by.

The lightweight construction with padded headband make the SRH1840 headphones an ideal choice for artists wishing to engage in detailed critical listening, as they are comfortable to wear for extended periods.

What makes these ideal headphones for critical listening?

The SRH1840 headphones offer a fully immersive audio experience, perfect for critical listening, with smooth, extended highs and accurate bass.

The open back design provides a very natural sound, a wider stereo image and enhanced depth of field. The steel driver frame with vented centre pole gives improved linearity, eliminating internal resonance to ensure consistent performance at all volumes.

What makes the SRH1840 headphones particularly durable?

The aircraft grade aluminium alloy yoke and stainless steel grilles render these headphones durable, while the lightweight, adjustable frame ensures absolute comfort.

Furnished Accessories

Illustration Shure SRH1840 Professional Open Back Headphones
Amount Part Title
1 Additional Pair of Velour Ear Pads Part HPAEC1840
2 Two Detachable Cables Part HPASCA2
1 Threaded ?” Gold-Plated Adapter Part HPAQA1
1 Zippered Hard Storage Case Part HPACC2

Available Variants


Technical specifications

268 g
40 mm
65 Ω
96 dB/mW
Max. Input Power:
1000 mW
Frequency Range:
10 Hz – 30 kHz
Cable length:
210 cm
90° swivel earcups:
Cable type:
Detachable Straight
Cable exit:
Dual Sided
Connection Type:
5 Mm Stereo Jack
Open Back
Ear Cup Design:
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Are other cable length/types available?

Yes, there are generally different cable types: - HPACA1: This is the furnished cable of the SRH440, SRH750DJ, SRH840 and SRH940 - HPASCA1: This is an alternative straight cable for the SRH440, SRH750DJ, SRH840 and SRH940 - HPASCA2: Replacement cable of the SRH1440 and SRH1840 - HPASCA3: Replacement cable of the SRH1540

Are the cables detachable?

Models with detachable cable: SRH440 SRH840 SRH940 SRH1440 SRH1540 SRH1840

What′s the difference between the different models?

Generally you need to differentiate in terms of ear cup design: - Closed back-headphones: SRH240A, SRH440, SRH550DJ, SRH750DJ, SRH840, SRH940, SRH1540 Open-back headphones: SRH1440, SRH1840 - Models with detachable cable: SRH440, SRH750DJ, SRH840, SRH940, SRH1440, SRH1540, SRH1840 Other than that, the models differ in terms of sound signature and built quality.
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