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Shure KSE1500
Electrostatic Sound Isolating Earphones


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The premium KSE1500 Electrostatic Earphone System is an electrostatic Sound Isolating earphone and amplifier system with digital-to-analog-conversion (DAC) for use in-line with portable media players. Featuring single-driver electrostatic earphones matched to a USB digital-to-analog-converter (DAC) and featuring up to 24 bit/ 96 kHz conversion rate, customizable 4-band parametric EQ with five standard and 4 user-defined settings, rechargeability and input level meters. Process digital audio directly via micro-USB, analog via a direct line in, or bypass entirely for a pure analog signal without conversion.

Shure KSE1500 Features:

  • 4-band parametric EQ features five preset settings and four customizable settings to manage audio playback preferences
  • Integrated USB-rechargeable battery can convenientlycharge from provided wall charger or computer, even when streaming USB audio from computer
  • Lightweight, ergonomic earphone shape minimizes earfatigue while comfortable Sound Isolating sleeves block up to 37 dB of ambient noise
  • Custom-designed earphone cable specifically isolates each conductor
  • Streamlined controls for quick and simple, user-friendly navigation throughout the KSE1500 settings
  • Compatible with Mac, PC, iOS and Android devices via included accessory assortment, featuring Micro-B to Lightning™ and Micro-B OTG cables

Shure KSE1500 Specifications:

  • Bias Voltage: 200 V DC
  • Output Current: </= 1 mA
  • Noise Attenuation: </=37 dB
  • Operating Temperature Range: 0 to 45 °C (32 to 113°F)
  • Storage Temperature: -18 to 57 °C (0 to 135 °F)
  • Earphone Specifications:
    • Transducer Type: Electrostatic
    • Connector Type: LEMO Connector
    • Frequency Response: 10 Hz to 50 kHz
    • Maximum SPL: 113 dB SPL
    • Net Weight: 44.0 g (1.55 oz.)
  • Apmplifier Specifications:
    • Bit Depth: 16-bit / 24-bit
    • Sampling Rate: 44.1 / 48 / 88.2 / 96 kHz
    • Signal-to-Noise Ratio: up to 107 dB A-weighted
    • Adjustable Gain Range: -40 dB to +60 dB
    • Limiter: Selectable Analog RMS Limiter
    • Equalizer: 4-band Parametric
    • USB Input: USB Micro-B Receptacle
    • Line-In Input: 3.5 mm (1/8")
    • Charging Requirements: USB-powered 5 V/0.5 A to 1 A
    • Housing: Black Anodized Aluminum
    • Net Weight: 182.0 g (6.42oz.)
    • Dimensions: 111 × 59 × 21 mm (H × W × D)
  • Battery Specifications:
    • Battery Type: Rechargeable Li-Ion
    • Nominal Voltage: 3.6 V DC
    • Battery Life: Analog in (BYPASS EQ mode) up to 10 hours, USB Input Analog in (EQ mode) up to 7 hours


  • EA2AMPBANDS: (2) Rubber Security Bands
  • EA3.5MM36: 1/8" (3.5mm) Cable, 36"/92 cm
  • EA3.5MM6: 1/8" (3.5mm) Cable, 6"/15.2 cm
  • EACLTG-MICROB8: Micro-B-to-Lightning Cable 8"/20.3 cm
  • EACMICROBOTG8: Micro-B OTG Cable, 8"/20.3 cm
  • EAAMPCASE: Leather Amplifier Case
  • EAC30P-MICROB8: Micro-B –to-30 Pin Cable, 8"/20.3 cm (availability dependent on region)

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