Written by Michael Pettersen on February 16, 2017 under
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
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
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
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
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 Davida Rochman on March 4, 2015 under
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 Cheryl Jennison DaProza on October 1, 2014 under News
We’re so excited to be bringing our headphones to the masses with the introduction of the new SRH144, SRH145, and SRH145m+. These sleek products offer high-fidelity audio in a collapsible design, all for under $60.
Written by Davida Rochman on April 22, 2014 under
When Apple began packaging earbuds with their iPods in 2001, music lovers abandoned their Walkman® and Discman® portable music players along with whatever headphones they were using at the time, and a new consumer market was born. Soon people wanted better sound from their portable players, and that meant something other than ubiquitous white earbuds. […]
Written by Davida Rochman on January 6, 2014 under
By Steve Corrao, Sage Audio Mastering – Nashville, TN Not too long ago, Shure Notes editors crossed into the sprawling, top-secret world that is Shure’s Technology Annex to learn more about the development of its headphone line from Chief Engineer Yuri Shulman. Naturally, part of that discussion involved a review of the growing headphone line […]
Written by Davida Rochman on October 17, 2013 under
With a wide variety of headphones to choose from, we find that many users are looking for guidance to help them select the right headphone for their application. Shure’s product line has expanded to eight different models – some open back, some closed back, and a couple of models for DJs. What practical information could […]
Written by Allison Wolcott on August 12, 2013 under
In anticipation of the SE846 making its way into ears and hearts worldwide, I sat down with Shure earphone guy Sean Sullivan to get the scoop on what’s so great about these earphones, the challenges of the earphone form factor, the pitfalls of audiophilia, and what makes it all worthwhile. SE846: The Key Features Allison […]
Written by Davida Rochman on June 18, 2013 under
You notice a drop in the sound level of your favorite Shure earphones and it’s starting to get worse. Is it the cable? The drivers? Maybe the sound source? You keep turning the volume up – and … nothing. Chances are the solution is as simple as cleaning earwax, dust and debris from the inside […]
Written by Davida Rochman on June 10, 2013 under
What specifications are important to understand when you’re getting ready to upgrade or replace your earphones or headphones? If you’re not a sound engineer, understanding the difference between frequency range and frequency response – or even the impedance requirements of your iPod or DJ rig – can have an impact on your listening experience. In […]
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