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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.

The Making of KSE1500 & SHA900: An Interview

Allison Wolcott | January 13, 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 | November 20, 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 | November 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 | October 2, 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 | April 17, 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 | February 23, 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 | June 18, 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.

What's the Difference Between Shure's SE535 & SE846 Earphones?

Marc Henshall | May 29, 2013
How different are Shure's SE846 earphones from the previous top of the line - SE535 model. Find out how just how different they are.

Open Back vs. Closed Back Headphones

Davida Rochman | April 30, 2012
Do you want a private listening experience with some isolation from what's going on around you? Are you a recording engineer or audiophile looking for the accuracy of open back headphones?