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.
The difference between sound isolating and noise cancelling designs is understandably confusing. Thankfully, it's not as complicated as it sounds.
Late one Saturday evening, I received an email from my friend Henry Rollins. Apparently he found his way to the Shure webpage and noticed the latest addition to our earphone line, the SE846.
With a wide variety of headphones to choose from, we find that many users are looking for guidance to help them select the right headphone for their application. Shure's product line has expanded to eight different models – some open back, some closed back, and a couple of models for DJs.
In anticipation of the SE846 making its way into ears and hearts worldwide, I sat down with Shure earphone guy Sean Sullivan to get the scoop on what's so great about these earphones, the challenges of the earphone form factor, the pitfalls of audiophilia, and what makes it all worthwhile.
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 specifications are important to understand when purchasing new earphones or headphones? In this video, we cover the basics.
How different are Shure's SE846 earphones from the previous top of the line - SE535 model. Find out how just how different they are.
If you're going to rely on your ears to hear and identify the essential features of a well-balanced and professional sounding mix, you may need to train them first.