2,706 word post, approx. 7-8 min. read Updates: 9/12/20. Article posted. Is the SHP9600 an upgrade over the 9500? Is the increase in price worth the investment? Did Philips actually improve on the shortcomings of the original? All of these answers and more, comin’ up.. Greetings comrade and Welcome aboard.. Stuart Charles here, HomeStudioBasics.com helping