Shure SM57 Cardioid Instrument Dynamic Microphone

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$99.00
Shure SM57 Cardioid Instrument Dynamic Microphone
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Shure SM57 Cardioid Instrument Dynamic Microphone

SSHUSM57 Not Yet Rated | Write the First Review
$99.00

The legendary Shure SM57 is exceptional for musical instrument pickup and vocals. With its bright, clean sound and contoured frequency response, the SM57 is ideal for live sound reinforcement and recording.

The SM57 has an extremely effective cardioid pickup pattern that isolates the main sound source while minimizing background noise. In the studio, it is excellent for recording drums, guitar, and woodwinds.

Outstanding performance, reliability, and application diversity make this "workhorse" the choice of performers, producers, and sound engineers worldwide.

  • 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

  • Replacement cartridge:  R57

Type

Dynamic

Frequency Response

40 to 15,000 Hz

Polar Pattern

Unidirectional (cardioid), rotationally symmetrical about microphone axis, uniform with frequency.

Sensitivity (at 1,000 Hz)

Open Circuit Voltage: -56.0 dBV/Pa* (1.6 mV)

*(1 Pa = 94 dB SPL)

Impedance

Rated impedance is 150 ohms (310 ohms actual) for connection to microphone inputs rated low impedance

Polarity

Positive pressure on diaphragm produces positive voltage on pin 2 with respect to pin 3

Connector

Three-pin professional audio connector (male XLR type)

Case

Dark gray, enamel-painted, die-cast steel with a polycarbonate grille and a stainless steel screen

Dimensions

See User Guide

Net Weight (without cable)

284 grams (10 oz)

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