The legendary Shure SM57 microphone 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. 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.
The Shure SM57 is a fixture in the music business. You see it everywhere. In small clubs and 100,000 seat stadiums. This renowned mic is used by legendary performers and the latest up-and-comers. What you may not have seen are the thousands of SM57s at work behind the scenes in professional recording studios around the world. In fact, you'll probably find it in more studios than any other mic.
The SM57s outstanding performance, legendary reliability, and diversity of application make this "workhorse" the choice of performers, producers, and sound engineers worldwide.
Note: XLR Cable not included.
• Contoured frequency response is clean, instrumental reproduction and rich vocal pickup
• Professional-quality reproduction for drum, precussion, and instrument amplifier miking
• Uniform cardioid pickup pattern isolates the main source while reducing background noise
• Extremely durable under heaviest use
Type: Dynamic (moving coil)
Frequency Response: 40 to 15,000 Hz
Polar Pattern: Cardioid
Output Impedance: 310Ω actual
Sensitivity: -56.0 dBV/Pa (1.6 mV)