SRH1440 Professional Open Back Headphones provide full-range audio with detailed highs and rich bass.

  • Open back circumaural design promotes natural audio response
  • Impedance optimised for connectivity to most portable audio devices
  • Oxygen free copper cable (OFC) with reinforced jacket for performance and durability
  • Dual exit cables with gold plated MMCX connectors provide secure connection, and are detachable for easy storage or replacement
  • Replaceable velour ear pads with high density, slow recovery foam for comfort

Where can I use the SRH1440 headphones?

The SRH1440 headphones are packed with features that will enhance your mastering and critical listening. The replaceable velour ear pads and premium padded headband render these headphones effortlessly comfortable, even after hours of use. These headphones are impedance optimised for direct connection to a whole variety of portable audio devices.

What characterises its sound?

The open back design of the SRH1440 facilitates a natural audio response. Air and soundwaves are able to pass through the outer shell unobstructed, giving you a stereo soundscape with increased breadth. The sound is further boosted by 40 mm neodymium drivers that deliver full range audio and controlled, rich bass.

How durable are the SRH1440 headphones?

The SRH1440 headphones are designed to provide many years of reliable service. Alongside the robust design, replaceable velour ear pads and cable ensure that you can maintain your headphones in top condition.

Illustration Shure SRH1440 Professional Open Back Headphones
Amount Part Title
1 Additional Pair of Velour Ear Pads Part HPAEC1440
2 Two Detachable Cables Part HPASCA2
1 Threaded ¼” Gold-Plated Adapter Part HPAQA1
1 Zippered Hard Storage Case Part HPACC2

Technical specifications

343 g
40 mm
37 Ω
101 dB/mW
Max. Input Power:
1000 mW
Frequency Range:
15 Hz – 27 kHz
Cable length:
210 cm
90° swivel earcups:
Cable type:
Detachable Straight
Cable exit:
Dual Sided
Connection Type:
5 Mm Stereo Jack
Open Back
Ear Cup Design:
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Are other cable length/types available?

Yes, there are generally different cable types: - HPACA1: This is the furnished cable of the SRH440, SRH750DJ, SRH840 and SRH940 - HPASCA1: This is an alternative straight cable for the SRH440, SRH750DJ, SRH840 and SRH940 - HPASCA2: Replacement cable of the SRH1440 and SRH1840 - HPASCA3: Replacement cable of the SRH1540

Are the cables detachable?

Models with detachable cable: SRH440 SRH840 SRH940 SRH1440 SRH1540 SRH1840

What´s the difference between the different models?

Generally you need to differentiate in terms of ear cup design: - Closed back-headphones: SRH240A, SRH440, SRH550DJ, SRH750DJ, SRH840, SRH940, SRH1540 Open-back headphones: SRH1440, SRH1840 - Models with detachable cable: SRH440, SRH750DJ, SRH840, SRH940, SRH1440, SRH1540, SRH1840 Other than that, the models differ in terms of sound signature and built quality.
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