By PSW Staff • July 22, 2009 The SRH840, one of three new professional headphone models from Shure designed specifically for studio applications Shure has introduced three new professional headphone models, the company’s first over-the-ear headphones designed specifically for studio applications. The SRH840, SRH440, and SRH240 join Shure’s lineup of professional and home recording equipment, including the recently introduced X2u, XLR-to-USB Signal Adapter and PG27USB and PG42USB side address condenser microphones. The SRH840, SRH440, and SRH240 each have a unique sound signature, and offer home recordists, performing artists, and studio engineers premium sound quality for a variety of uses – from active listening to critical monitoring. “Recording engineers need three critical things: flat, natural audio reproduction, comfort during extended wear, and gear that can stand up to the rigors of everyday use. To perfect those attributes, we combined Shure’s legacy of working with sound engineers and recording artists with the depth of experience we gained with our consumer line of Sound Isolating Earphones,” said Scott Sullivan, Shure’s Senior Director of Global Product Management. “Our new professional headphones represent the next step in Shure’s recording story – one that engages professional and amateur recordists.” Shure’s Professional Headphones’ closed-back, circumaural design maximizes comfort during extended wear. Models: • SRH840 Professional Monitoring Headphones – Optimized for studio recording and critical listening, the SRH840 features reference-quality frequency response, rich bass, clear mid-range, and extended highs. The model’s ergonomic fit and collapsible construction offer added comfort and portability. • SRH440 Professional Studio Headphones – Tuned to deliver accurate audio reproduction, the SRH440 is optimized for professional audio equipment, including DJ mixers, mixing consoles, and headphone amplifiers. The adjustable headband and collapsible construction make the SRH440 ideal for recording and monitoring. • SRH240 Professional Quality Headphones – Calibrated for connection to consumer listening devices and professional equipment such as mixing consoles, the SRH240 reproduces full bass with detailed highs. Pricing and Availability • SRH840: $199.99 retail [$250.00 MSRP] • SRH440: $99.99 retail [$125.00 MSRP] • SRH240: $59.99 retail [$75.00 MSRP] Shure Professional Headphones will be available this summer and will carry a two-year limited warranty. Shure Website Comments Have something to say about this PSW content? Leave a comment! Cancel reply Scroll past the ”Post Comment” button below to view any existing comments. Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *Comment Name * Email * Website This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Learn how your comment data is processed. Tagged with: Active Amplifiers Applications Audio Bass Condenser Consoles Consumers DAW Design Director DJ Engineer Equipment Frequencies Gear Headphones IEM Microphones Mixers Mixing Monitors New Performances Product Professional Recording Shure Signal Sound Studio Websites · all topics Subscribe to Live Sound International Subscribe to Live Sound International magazine. Stay up-to-date, get the latest pro audio news, products and resources each month with Live Sound.