Written by Andrew Anderson on January 23, 2018 under Listening
Technology tends to move forward in tiny increments, but occasionally it takes a giant leap. And that’s exactly what the audiophile expert Jude Mansilla considers the Shure KSE1500 Electrostatic Earphone System to be.
Written by Sean Sullivan on January 11, 2018 under Listening
There are several reasons why audiophiles have long prized electrostatic headphones for home listening. Sean Sullivan, Listening Product Manager for Shure, explores the technology behind our groundbreaking KSE1500 portable electrostatic earphones.
Written by Linda Hansen on December 19, 2017 under Listening
There’s no expiration date on your earphones and Shure builds them to withstand a beating. Here are some simple steps that will make yours last for years.
Written by Michael Pettersen on February 16, 2017 under Listening
Vinyl continues to grow in popularity. The resurgence in records means more people are buying new turntables or dusting off a vintage one found in the attic. Find out what you need to know about replacing a needle – or phono cartridge stylus – to keep the music sounding amazing.
Written by Allison Wolcott on September 15, 2016 under Listening
Shure Notes email newsletter subscribers submit their burning audio questions every month, and we pick one to publish in the email and here. This month, we focus on earphone cables with Lightning connectors.
Written by Allison Wolcott on August 15, 2016 under Listening
Shure Notes email newsletter subscribers submit their burning audio questions every month, and we pick one to publish in the email and here. This month, we focus on phono cartridge stylus replacement.
Written by Cheryl Jennison DaProza on March 4, 2016 under ListeningWebinars
Dr. Michael Santucci, president of Sensaphonics, audiologist, and expert in hearing loss prevention, will explain the causes of hearing loss and discuss the best ways for musicians to prevent injury and maintain hearing wellness.
Written by Cheryl Jennison DaProza on December 28, 2015 under ListeningWebinars
In this webinar, we’ll look at the evolution of earphones, from dynamic to electrostatic, how to correctly interpret earphone specifications, and the science behind the myth of multi-driver earphones.
Written by Paul Crognale on November 20, 2015 under Listening
Depending on your requirements the KSE1500 may or may not be the right earphone for you. In this post we’ll highlight some differences between our current top of line earphones with balanced armature drivers (the SE846), and the KSE1500.
Written by Davida Rochman on March 4, 2015 under Listening
If you’re ready to go retro and experience the joy of listening to record albums, you’ll need to know how to shop for a record needle (phono cartridge). This post will help you choose with confidence and get in the analog groove.
Written by Marc Henshall on January 14, 2015 under Listening
As a phono cartridge designed specifically for audiophile hi-fi, the Shure M97xE features the option to engage a specialist dynamic stabilizer when the blue Shure banner is unclipped from the main cartridge body. Learn what this stabilizer is used for.
Written by Marc Henshall on January 6, 2015 under Listening
While it may be tempting to play a little bit of history using the standard cartridge/stylus on your home turntable, the audio reproduced will not be satisfactory, and here’s why.
Written by Marc Henshall on December 8, 2014 under Listening
First introduced 50 years ago, the M44-7 intended to meet requirements for the high-end audiophile market. But long after introduction, the M44-7 became an essential piece of kit for the modern scratch DJ.
Written by Marc Henshall on November 11, 2014 under Listening
Earphones and headphones often come with some fairly intimidating spec sheets. This can make choosing the right model for you a little daunting. Thankfully, we’ve put together a list of the most commonly seen specs to help you make an informed decision.
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