SHURE SRH1440 Professional Open Back Headphone Instruction Manual

SHURE SRH1440 Professional Open Back Headphone Instruction Manual



Over exposure to excessive sound levels can damage your ears resulting in permanent noise-induced hearing loss (NIHL). Please use the following guidelines established by the Occupational Safety Health Administration  (OSHA) on maximum time exposure to sound pressure levels before hearing damage occurs.

  • 90 dB SPL : at 8 hours
  • 110 dB SPL : at ½ hour
  • 95 dB SPL : at 4 hours
  • 115 dB SPL : at 15 minutes
  • 100 dB SPL : at 2 hours
  • 105 dB SPL : at 1 hour
  • 120 dB SPL : Avoid or damage may occur


The possible results of incorrect use are marked by one of the two symbols – “WARNING” AND “CAUTION” – depending on the imminence of the danger and the severity of the damage.

WARNING: Ignoring these warnings may cause severe injury or death as a result of incorrect operation.

  • If water or other foreign objects enter the inside of the device, fire or electric shock may result.
  • Do not attempt to modify this product. Doing so could result in personal injury and/or product failure.

CAUTION: Ignoring these cautions may cause moderate injury or property damage as a result of incorrect operation.

  • Never disassemble or modify the device, as failures may result.
  • Do not subject to extreme force and do not pull on the cable or failures may result.
  • Keep the product dry and avoid exposure to extreme temperatures and humidity.

WARNING: This product contains a chemical known to the State of California to cause cancer and birth defects or other reproductive harm.

SRH1440 Professional Open Back Headphones

The SRH1440 Professional Open Back Headphones provide full range audio with rich bass in a sleek, attractive design. The premium-padded headband with steel frame provides hours of listening comfort. An included storage case, replacement set of velour earpads, and an additional cable ensures years of uninterrupted listening enjoyment

  • 40 mm neodymium drivers deliver full-range audio with rich, controlled bass.
  • Open-back, circumaural design for exceptionally natural sound, wide stereo image, and increased depth of field.
  •  Fully adjustable, premium padded headband with steel frame for  hours of listening comfort.
  • Oxygen-free copper (OFC) cable with Kevlar® reinforced jacket  for superior performance and durability.
  • Dual-exit cables with gold-plated MMCX connectors provide secure connection and detachability for easy storage or replacement.
  • Replaceable velour ear pads with high density, slow recovery foam for exceptional comfort.
  • Additional oxygen-free copper cable and zippered storage case provide years of listening enjoyment and convenient storage.
  • Legendary Shure durability to withstand the rigors of everyday use.

Care and Maintenance

To clean the headphones, use a soft, damp cloth.

CAUTION: Do not use cleansers that contain solvents. Keep liquid and foreign objects out of the driver openings.

Detachable Cable

You may need to detach the cable from the headphones for storage orto replace the cable if it becomes damaged. The cable connection is not designed for everyday use, and to prevent accidental separation, the connector has a snug fit. Take special care when removing and attaching the cable.

Furnished Accessories

  • HPAQA1¼ inch Threaded Gold-Plated Adapter
  • HPACC2Zippered Hard Travel Case
  • HPAEC14401 Pair of Replacement Velour Earpads
  • HPASCA22 Dual-Exit, Detachable Cables (2.1 m)

SRH1440 Specifications

Transducer Type Dynamic, Neodymium magnet
Driver Size 40 mm
Frequency Response 15 to 27,000 Hz
Sensitivity @ 1 kHz 101 dB/mW
Impedance @ 1 kHz 37 Ω
Maximum Input Power 1000 mW
Weight Net (without

cable): 343 g (12.1 oz.)

Packaged: 2.024 kg (4.46 lbs)

Connector Gold-plated 3.5 mm (1/8”) stereo mini jack plug with 6.35 mm (1/4”) threaded adapter
Cable 2.1 m, dual-exit, detachable, Oxygen-free copper (OFC)

Tip(left) Ring(right) Sleeve(ground)


Eligible to bear CE Marking. Conforms to European EMC Directive 2004/108/EC. Meets Harmonized Standards EN55103-1:1996 and EN55103-2:1996, for residential (E1) and light industrial (E2) environments.

The Declaration of Conformity can be obtained from:

Authorized European representative:Shure Europe GmbHHeadquarters Europe, Middle East & AfricaDepartment: EMEA ApprovalJakob-Dieffenbacher-Str. 1275031 Eppingen, GermanyPhone: 49-7262-92 49 0Fax: 49-7262-92 49 11 4Email: [email protected]


Shure Incorporated (“Shure”) hereby warrants to the original consumer purchaser only that this product will be free in normal use of any defects in materials and workmanship for a period of two (2) years from the consumer’s original date of purchase directly from Shure or from a Shure authorized reseller. At its sole option, Shure will repair or replace the defective product and promptly return it to you. In order for this warranty to be valid, the consumer must, at the time the product is returned, provide proof of purchase in the form of the original purchase receipt directly from Shure or from a Shure-authorized reseller. If Shure elects to replace the defective product, then Shure reserves the right to replace the defective product with another product of the same model or a model of at least comparable quality and features in Shure’s sole determination. If you believe this product is defective within the warranty period, carefully repack the unit, insure it and return it with proof of purchase, postage prepaid, to Shure Incorporated, Attention: Service Department, at the address below

Outside of the United States, return the product to your dealer or Authorized Service Center. Addresses are listed on or can be obtained by contacting Shure at the address listed below

This warranty is not transferable. This warranty does not apply in cases of abuse or misuse of the product, use contrary to Shure’s instruction, ordinary wear and tear, an act of God, negligent use, purchase from a party other than Shure or a Shure-authorized reseller, unauthorized repair, or modification of the product. ALL IMPLIED WARRANTIES OF MERCHANTABILITY OR FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE ARE HEREBY DISCLAIMED TO THE EXTENT PERMITTED UNDER APPLICABLE LAWS AND, TO THE EXTENT NOT PERMITTED, ARE HEREBY LIMITED TO THE DURATION AND TERMS OF THIS WARRANTY. SHURE ALSO HEREBY DISCLAIMS ALL LIABILITY FOR INCIDENTAL, SPECIAL, OR CONSEQUENTIAL DAMAGES.

Some states do not allow limitations on how long an implied warranty lasts, or the exclusion or limitation of incidental or consequential damages, so the above limitation may not apply to you. This warranty gives you specific legal rights, and you may have other rights which vary from state to state.

This warranty does not restrict the rights of the consumer mandated under applicable laws.


United States, Canada,Latin America, Caribbean: Shure Incorporated 5800 West Touhy AvenueNiles, IL 60714-4608 USA

Phone: 847-600-2000Fax: 847-600-1212 (USA)Fax: 847-600-6446Email: [email protected]

Europe, Middle East, Africa: Shure Europe GmbH Jakob-Dieffenbacher-Str. 12, 75031 Eppingen, GermanyPhone: 49-7262-92490Fax: 49-7262-9249114Email: [email protected]

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Asia, Pacific:Shure Asia Limited 22/F, 625 King’s Road North Point, Island East Hong KongPhone: 852-2893-4290Fax: 852-2893-4055Email: [email protected]



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