1. devilmonk

    Mic for Open Cans?

    I've been looking into buying new closed cans now, but apparently the signature I'm looking for only comes from open cans. Only things I found that can compete is a Mad Dog or Shure SRH1540. Mad Dog needing a powerful amp and dac, both are ~600.   My budget is ~300, I can increase the price to...
  2. F

    SRH1540 or HD700?

    So I've been into lossless music for several months and I decided its time for a new headphone. The Shure SRH1540 were the ones that caught my eye with countless good reviews/awards and it has soft velour earpads(a must for me). But yesterday I noticed the Sennheiser HD700 headphone was being...
  3. daltonlanny

    Philips Fidelio X2 vs Shure SRH1540... Anyone compared them?

    Hi, I recently purchased a pair of Philips Fidelio X2 off Amazon recently, and love them. I have also been reading alot of reviews on the Shure SRH 1540 headphones lately, and they seem very interesting, and have received very positive reviews. I am just curious on whether anyone out there owns...
  4. Prolificaudio

    Endgame portable over ear advice (please help!!)

    Alright my friends. For the last 3 weeks I have been spending at least two hours a day on here looking for the perfect portable over ear for me. I listen to indie, rock, hip hop, dubstep, some classical. Really a little of everything. I want something with more forward mids  and treble sparkle...
  5. saguro

    Edit: SRH1540 vs Alpha Dogs

    I'll try to keep this short and to the point.     I'm looking into purchasing a headphone amp (Lambert Play it by Ear) and slowly upgrading the rest of my gear over the next year.  I currently have two sets of headphones I use: Shure SE425's for office, and Bose QC15's for when I travel.    ...
  6. Minstrel59

    Female voice and piano? Closed back up to £375

    How do these 3 headphones seem to respond to the challenge of: Portray convincingly real female voice and piano? Warm with a soft treble? Shure SRH1540 Shure SRH940 Beyer DT 770 250 ohm Please suggest any other headphones that might be better suited for the: Low volume needed playing...
  7. halpsb

    Upgrading from a Sennheiser HD25-1 II to the Shure SRH1540. Worth it?

    The more I read about the Shure SRH1540's, the more I find myself wanting to own a pair. However, a good part of my listening happens on my LG G3 smartphone, often without even carrying my amp with me. I am just wondering if the upgrade would make sense in my situation, if there is any...
  8. jordannn15

    Shure SRH1540 vs HiFiMan HE-400/400i/500

    I currently have the Shure SRH1540 and like the sound signature but was wondering if I am missing something. Everyone that I have heard says that planar magnetic bass is better than other dynamic cans. I was thinking about trying the he-400's but people say they have a V shaped frequency...
  9. lofthanza

    Shure 1540 vs Beyerdynamic t51p vs ath-m50

    Having had both the ath-m50 and the t51p, and being perfectly happy with both, yet craving an upgrade, I thought of the Shure 1540. I just dont know what to expect from the Shures in comparison to those two headphones or to the momentums that I owned for a while? Anyone with any thoughts please?
  10. uOpt

    About to order Shure SRH1540, want to double-check my line of thinking?

    I want to try another set of closed headphones.  The best I owned so far are the Shure 840s. The major weakness in them for me is that there isn't enough bass and turning up the bass in the EQ leaves a bass that isn't precise enough to find out what's going on.  I say "the best I owned" because...
  11. Gamingmusiclove

    closed back over ear headphones 200$ - 500$

    Ok, i researched a lot, and i narrowed it to this. I'm looking for a closed back over era headphones, it needs to have good mid and bass, acceptable treble and really good isolation, and most important, they have to be really fun. My source may depend on the price of the headphones, if they are...
  12. lofthanza

    Shure 1540 vs Beyerdynamic t51i/t51p

    I have had 3 headphones so far, the ath-m50, the dt-1350, the fidelio l1. Those were good enough for me before I auditioned the t51i yesterday. I was very impressed by the t51i that i now consider them a solid improvement over the other three ones. What i liked about them is that they have...
  13. Sirhaxalot

    Shure SRH-1540 portable rig (help)

    Hello Head-fi'ers I just brought a pair of Shure SRH-1540, and the main intention I have with these headphones is use them when i'm outside, so i'm trying to find a DAC & AMP combo to help me to get a better sound experience. I will be playing the music from my phone, (Samsung Galaxy Note 3...
  14. HiFiKyle

    HiFi Newbie Needs Headphone Help! (Shure SRH1540 & Denon AH-D600)

    Hey everyone, I finally joined the forum after hours spent here reading.   I want to get into higher quality music listening. I have been watching countless videos, reading, learning, etc and think I have narrowed down my choices of headphones down to the Shure SRH1540 and the Denon AH-D600...
  15. Phearzmeh

    How does the shure 1540 compare to the Philips fidelio x1?

    I'm just wondering how they compare. I'm new to the audio world. My main drivers are the x1s and the shure 1540s sound up my alley but I don't want to buy them if they're too similar. Thanks for looking!
  16. Flyingdog02

    Shure SRH1540 vs Mr Speakers Alpha dog vs other need help

    Im looking to either purchase the Shure SRH1540 or the mr speakers alpha dogs, im also open to any other Full sized closed headphones. Ive read through literally hundreds of reviews and have narrowed my search down to these two, or maybe even some sennheiser hd650's, but a closed back headphone...
  17. sonorsnoopy

    Warm & fast: AKG K712 Pro or Shure SRH 1540 ???

    I am looking for a better, bassier, a bit more U shaped, faster but still full-bodied and warm HD600. (I have always preferred the HD600(natural, full-bodied, PRAT, jazz club soundstage) to the HD800 (analytical, a bit plasticy, unreal soundstage, hot)). I will buy a chord hugo and I do a lot of...
  18. D

    worth trading my Shure SRH1540 for Audio Technica W1000x

    I like rich, thick and liquid mids. I hate drynesseould the W1000x be better?
  19. D

    are the Shure 1540 a good upgrade from the Mad Dog?

  20. Mad Lust Envy

    Mad Lust Envy's Headphone Gaming Guide: (8/18/2022: iFi GO Blu Review Added)

    Youtube Instagram Latest Updates 8/18/2022 iFi GO Blu review added (CLICK HERE FOR FULL REVIEW PAGE) 1/10/2022 Koss KPH40 Utility Review added (CLICK HERE to go to review page!) 8/14/2021 Creative Sound Blaster GC7 Dac/Amp Review Added (CLICK HERE TO OPEN FULL REVIEW). The Creative GC7...
  21. dakanao

    HiFiman HE-400 vs Shure SRH-1540

    Can someone give a comparison between those 2 cans?
  22. ScarJacx

    Headphones for Electronic Music production?

    Ok, so I need some headphones for electronic music production. For stuff like EDM. I was looking at the akg k240 studio and the shure srh1540. Are those good choices? My budget is $525 or anywhere below. Anything that can really reach basically all tones but within reason. More bass but it...
  23. ScarJacx

    Headphones for electronic music?

    Ok, so I need some headphones for electronic music production. For stuff like EDM. I was looking at the akg k240 studio and the shure srh1540. Are those good choices? My budget is $525 or anywhere below. Anything that can really reach basically all tones but within reason. More bass but it...
  24. greenback

    Custom IEM that sounds like the Shure 1540

    In my search for my perfect headphone I have been through multiple iterations of light to bass heavy headphones and IEMs. I think I have finally found my perfect signature sound in the Shure 1540 headphones. The problem is, I need something now that matches these in a pair of custom IEM...
  25. Sinocelt

    Best Studio Headphones

    All-purpose studio headphones are closed (for monitoring) and must translate well to near-field monitors (for mixing/mastering). Ideally, they should also be comfortable and durable. I thought it could be interesting to make a list of the top contenders, regardless of price. I try to list only...