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Shure SM57 Cardioid Dynamic Instrument Microphone

Dynamic microphone, absolute studio essential
MFR# SM57-LC

Product Description

The Shure SM57 unidirectional dynamic microphone is exceptional for musical instrument pickup or for vocals. With its bright, clean sound and carefully contoured presence rise, the SM57 is ideal for live sound reinforcement and recording. It has an extremely effective cardioid pickup pattern which isolates the main sound source while minimizing background noise. In the studio, it is excellent for recording drums, guitar, and woodwinds. For musical instruments or vocals, the SM57 is a consistent choice of professional performers. It is also the standard microphone used on the podium of the U.S. President for over 30 years. Its outstanding performance, legendary reliability, and diversity of application make this "workhorse" the choice of performers, producers, and sound engineers the world over.

 

Features:

  • Contoured frequency response for clean, instrumental reproduction and rich vocal pickup
  • Professional-quality reproduction for drum, percussion, and instrument amplifier miking
  • Uniform cardioid pickup pattern isolates the main sound source while reducing background noise
  • Pneumatic shock-mount system cuts down handling noise
  • Extremely durable under the heaviest use
  • Frequency response: 40 to 15,000 Hz

Product Specifications

Condition New
Package Contents Includes microphone clip, storage bag, and user guide
Length 6.18 in
Diameter 1.25 in
Unit Weight 0.625 lb
Tube or Solid State Solid State
Transducer Type Dynamic
Polar Pattern Cardioid
Number of Microphones Single Microphone
Phantom Required No
Impedance Output: 310 Ohms
Frequency Range 40 Hz - 15 kHz
Sensitivity -56 dBV/Pa (1.6 mV)

Product Reviews

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The Swiss Army knife of the audio world. You can use these for anything and they last forever and sound good.

By Robert J on June 23, 2019

Since the early 70s, it continues being all that I anticipate of the Shure SM57, including its ruggedness!
Tim Pledger

By Tim P on May 1, 2019

You can't go wrong with these, they are an industry standard for a reason. Vocals, guitar, snare drums, toms, etc., they do the job and they're super-durable. A bargain, frankly.

By J. Douglas on May 5, 2017

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