SRH940 Professional Reference Headphones deliver accurate response across the entire audio spectrum for smooth high-end extension with tight bass.

  • Accurate frequency response delivers smooth high-end extension with tight bass, and superior transient response for minimal distortion
  • Detachable coiled and straight cables
  • Lightweight design and velour ear pads for hours of unimpeded listening
  • Closed-back, collapsible, circumaural design
  • Includes hard zippered case, threaded 3.5 mm gold-plated adapter, coiled cable, straight cable, replacement velour ear pads

Where can the SRH940 headphones be used?

A preferred option for professional audio engineers and musicians, these lightweight headphones with premium padded headband are an ideal choice for long hours spent in the studio. The closed-back, circumaural design offers an impressive level of comfort, while minimising background noise leakage.

What sound qualities make these effective headphones for studio referencing?

The SRH940 headphones are a finely balanced linear audio solution, with a particularly wide frequency range of 5 Hz – 30 kHz. Thoughtful design features including the lightweight ergonomic fit, padded headband, closed-back design, and velour ear pads, cut out discomfort and background noise, keeping your focus solely on professional recording or studio monitoring.

What makes the SRH940 headphones particularly durable?

Detachable and replaceable components such as the velour ear pads and cables give the SRH940 headphones an extended lifespan, while a collapsible design and dedicated hard travel case enable you to safely take your headphones on the road.

Illustration Shure SRH940 Professional Reference Headphones
Amount Part Title
1 Replacement velour ear pads Part HPAEC940
1 6,3 mm thread adapter, gold-plated Part HPAQA1
1 Detachable coiled cable Part HPACA1
1 Detachable straight cable Part HPASCA1
1 Zippered, hard travel case Part HPACC1

Technical specifications

322 g
40 mm
42 Ω
100 dB/mW
Max. Input Power:
1000 mW
Frequency Range:
5 Hz – 30 kHz
Cable length:
300 cm
90° swivel earcups:
Cable type:
Detachable Coiled
Connection Type:
Mastering & Critical Listening, Mastering & Critical Listening, Mastering & Critical Listening


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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