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Welcome to Amplify, your source for interactive content, artist news and everything related to the world of Shure listening. Whether you’re an audiophile or someone who simply enjoys music, we’re sure you’ll find something here to help you get the most out of your audio.

Portable Listening Systems and Evolving Connectivity: A Webinar

Cheryl DaProza | 13/11/2018
In our next webinar, join Shure Product Manager Sean Sullivan as he discusses how to choose the best listening device for your lifestyle.

KSE1500 versus KSE1200: Know Your Electrostatic Earphones

Sean Sullivan | 22/05/2018
When the KSE1500 was introduced in 2015, Shure made portable high fidelity a reality. Sean Sullivan explains how the new KSE1200 makes it more affordable.

Seven Ways to Make Your Earphones Last

Linda Hansen | 19/12/2017
There's no expiration date on your earphones and Shure builds them to withstand a beating. Here are some simple steps that will make yours last for years.

The Making of KSE1500 & SHA900: An Interview

Allison Wolcott | 13/01/2016
Engineer Roger Grinnip and product manager Sean Sullivan tell the story of the development of the first portable electrostatic Sound Isolating™ earphone system, from experiment to reality.

What's the Difference Between Shure's KSE1500 & SE846 Earphones?

Paul Crognale | 20/11/2015
Depending on your requirements the KSE1500 may or may not be the right earphone for you. In this post we'll highlight some differences between our current top of line earphones with balanced armature drivers (the SE846), and the KSE1500.

Earphone & Headphone Specifications Explained

Marc Henshall | 11/11/2014
Earphones and headphones often come with some fairly intimidating spec sheets. This can make choosing the right model for you a little daunting. Thankfully, we've put together a list of the most commonly seen specs to help you make an informed decision.

How to Properly Fit and Wear Shure Earphones

Davida Rochman | 02/10/2014
This brief video will demonstrate how to get the best sound isolation and the most comfortable fit from every Shure earphone.

High-Resolution Audio - Are You Creating a Sonic Bottle-neck?

Marc Henshall | 17/04/2014
In light of Neil Young's PonoMusic, we look at high-res audio, the importance of headphones, and how you're only as good as the weakest link in your signal chain.

Why Do My Earphones Lack Bass? How to Fit Shure Earphones Correctly

Marc Henshall | 23/02/2014
It's a common misconception that Shure earphones "lack bass". In reality, less than 1% of earphones returned to Shure service for "lack of bass" are defective. In almost all cases, the cause is due to how they're fitted, and here's why.

How to Clean Shure Earphones

Davida Rochman | 18/06/2013
You notice a drop in the sound level of your favorite Shure earphones and it's starting to get worse. Is it the cable?  The drivers? Maybe the sound source?  You keep turning the volume up – and … nothing.