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Excellent sound reproduction, mediocre build quality

A Review On: Shure SRH 940

Shure SRH 940

Rated # 36 in Over-Ear
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Pros: Sound Quality, Comfort, Bang for Buck

Cons: Low quality plastic, Bass may not be beefy enough to some

Bought at a local electronics network for 1000NIS ~ 275USD (including 17% VAT) in order to replace/supplement a pair of Grado SR80, these headphones sure provide a lot of sound for the buck.

Used mostly at home and driven by either Asus STX or Musiland 02 ("Dragon"), they are very accurate yet without harshness and provide a good soundstage. The bass, however may be too lean to some.

These headphones are a solid 5 stars on the money to sound scale, but lost 2 stars due to Shure's choice of low quality plastics for the headband. For like so many others, my headphones left plastic arm cracked and almost completely snapped off. It is now holding together with a generous amount of epoxy glue and a small piece of metal I stuffed inside the hollow arm. 

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