SE846 Sound Isolating™ Earphones

SE846 Sound Isolating Earphones feature a groundbreaking low-pass filter that delivers extended high-end clarity and unparalleled low-end performance.

  • Quad High-Definition MicroDrivers
  • Detachable cables with formable wire
  • Available in clear
  • Includes SE846, sleeve fit kit, 2 cases, 46" and 64" cables, cable clip, frequency response customization kit, airline and 1/4" adapters, volume control, and user guide

Product Details

Quad High-Definition MicroDrivers
The SE846 delivers extended high-end clarity and unparalleled low-end performance. Evolved from personal monitor technology road-tested by pro musicians and fine-tuned by Shure engineers, the SE846 features a patent-pending design that includes a groundbreaking low-pass filter. This technology enables the deep low-end performance of a true subwoofer without sacrificing clarity or detail of mids or highs.

Comfortable Sound Isolating sleeves block up to 37 dB of ambient noise, whether onstage or on-the-go.

Customizable frequency response, detachable cables, and a wide variety of accessories ensure an unequalled, perfectly tailored listening experience for the most discerning audio enthusiast.

Two-year limited warranty: learn more.

Features

QUAD HIGH-DEFINITION MICRODRIVERS WITH TRUE SUBWOOFER

  • For extended high-end clarity and unparalleled low-end performance
  • Four custom-engineered, balanced armature drivers tailored to blend precisely with each other
  • Three-way system configuration for dedicated low-, mid-, and high-frequency distribution

PATENT-PENDING DESIGN FOR UNPARALLELED LOW END

  • Groundbreaking low-pass filter enables low-end rolloff at ~3 dB at 90 Hz (~10 dB at 250 Hz)—the previously unattainable deep low-end performance of a true subwoofer—without sacrificing clarity or detail
  • Ten precision-welded, stainless steel plates form 4 inches of high acoustic mass pathway, naturally enabling low frequency rolloff to begin at about 75 Hz without distortion or artifacts

UNMATCHED PERSONALIZATION AND COMFORT

  • Customizable Frequency Response
  • Adjustable sound signatures via changeable nozzle inserts and removable metal nozzle (balanced, warm, and bright options included)
  • Ergonomic, Flexible Design
  • Lightweight, low-profile shape with optimized nozzle angle designed to rest comfortably in the ear
  • Over-the-ear configuration keeps cables out of the way
  • Detachable Cable with Wireform Fit
  • Durable Kevlar™ reinforced cables with formable wire ensure secure placement
  • MMCX connector with lock-snap mechanism allows easy replacement and provides 360-degree rotation to optimize fit
  • Two included cable lengths (46" and 64") for flexible wearing options

DURABLE, SOPHISTICATED DESIGN

  • Comfortable Sound Isolating sleeves block up to 37 dB of ambient noise, whether onstage or on-the-go
  • Removable cable and nozzle components ensure a long product life by providing easy and efficient cleaning and part replacement
  • Rugged, ergonomic housing with sweat-resistant construction withstands the extremes of onstage or everyday wear
  • Crystal-clear housing allows a view of the precision-engineered, laser-etched components of the interior
     
Sensitivity 114 dB SPL/mW
Frequency Range 15 Hz–20 kHz
Cable Style Detachable cables with wireform fit
Cable Length 46" and 64"
Detachable cable? Yes
Colors Crystal Clear
Speaker Type Quad High-Definition MicroDrivers

Additional specifications are available in the user guide.

  • Black Foam Sleeves

    Black Foam Sleeves

    For SE model earphones (except SE102MPA), SCL3, SCL4, SCL5, E3c, E4c, E5c, and E500 versions. Washable, reusable, tapered black foam sleeves available in 5-pair packs in S, M, and L.

  • EAC46CLS 46-Inch Clear Earphone Cable

    EAC46CLS 46-Inch Clear Earphone Cable

    Detachable 46" clear cable with a silver-color, nickel-plated MMCX connection. Included with SE846-CL earphones.

  • EAC64CLS 64-Inch Clear Earphone Cable

    EAC64CLS 64-Inch Clear Earphone Cable

    Detachable 64" clear cable with a silver-color, nickel-plated MMCX connection. Included with SE846-CL earphones.

  • EAHCASE Oval Carrying Case

    EAHCASE Oval Carrying Case

    Zippered, oval hard-sided carrying case compatible with all Shure earphones. Included with SE425 and SE535 earphones.

  • EAHRDCASE-CLEAR Road Case

    EAHRDCASE-CLEAR Road Case

    Durable crush- and water-resistant road case features earphone polishing cloth. Included with SE846 earphones for their storage and transportation.

  • Earphone Accessory Cables

    Earphone Accessory Cables

    Transform detachable Shure earphones into a stereo mobile headset. For Apple products and other music-enabled phones.

    from $49.99
  • EASCASE Oval Carrying Case

    EASCASE Oval Carrying Case

    Zippered, oval soft-sided carrying case compatible with all Shure earphones. Included with SE215 and SE315 earphones.

  • EASQRZIPCASE-BLK Square Carrying Case

    EASQRZIPCASE-BLK Square Carrying Case

    Zippered, square hard-sided carrying case compatible with all Shure earphones. Included with SE846 earphones.

  • EATFL1-6 Triple Flange Sleeves

    EATFL1-6 Triple Flange Sleeves

    For SE model earphones (except SE102MPA), SCL3, SCL4, SCL5, E3c, E4c, E5c, and E500 versions. Reusable silicone sleeves available in 3-pair pack.

  • Gray Soft Flex Sleeves

    Gray Soft Flex Sleeves

    For SE model earphones (except SE102MPA), SCL3, SCL4, SCL5, E3c, E4c, E5c, and E500 versions. Reusable soft flex sleeves available in 5-pair packs in S, M, and L.

  • Yellow Foam Sleeves

    Yellow Foam Sleeves

    For SE model earphones (except SE102MPA), SCL3, SCL4, SCL5, E3c, E4c, E5c, and E500 versions. Universal-fit, reusable, disposable foam sleeves available in 5-pair pack.

SE846 Reviews

The SE846 Sound Isolating Earphones by Shure are amazing. I could stop right there but I can’t. Impossible... Read full text of Henry Rollins' review on our blog

I listen to music seriously. Most of my albums are 256-bit encoded. My daily in-ears are custom-molded... Read full text on Popular Mechanics

You guys know Shure; it’s best known as a microphone manufacturer, but millions of vinyl lovers have had long-term affairs with Shure’s phono cartridges. The company jumped into the earphone market in 1997 and focused on pro users—musicians and sound engineers—but audiophiles quickly got the word... Read full text on Sound & Vision

We're living in the golden age of headphone design. Never before has there been such a vast assortment of exceptional headphones available in every price class... Read full text on CNET's The Audiophiliac blog

The Shure SE846 are something of a rare breed. While there are a lot of expensive headphones available, there aren’t many expensive in-ear headphones. But Shure has a long history with excellent headphones, not to mention with microphones and other audio gear. Judging from the specs and design, the SE846 look like they could be very interesting... Read full text on Forbes

Shelling out $1,000 for earphones might sound like a lot — even crazy — but trust us, Shure's in-ear headphones are worth your paycheck. The Shure SE846 earphones are in a class of their own in terms of both audio quality and fit. In fact, the product delivers true sound isolation, similar to custom-made in-ear monitors... Read full text on Mashable

Software & Downloads

Brochures

File Language Type File Size
SRH Headphone & SE Sound Isolating Earphone Brochure English PDF 3.6 mb

User Guides

File Language Type File Size
SE846 Earphones User Guide English PDF 740 kb

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