The Performer

MV51 Digital Large-Diaphragm Condenser Microphone

Go ahead. Picture yourself behind the shiny, iconic grille of a vintage Shure microphone. Every performer does it.

With its vintage design, the MV51 offers the thrill of connecting with music history while effortlessly capturing digital audio.

When you’re recording, great sound matters most, and the MV51 delivers. But its good looks don’t hurt, either.

See the MV51 in Action

Hearing Is Believing

For the most accurate listening experience, use headphones rather than your computer or mobile device’s speakers when playing the sample track.

Home Studio Recording

Source file is a 24-bit / 48 kHz uncompressed recording captured by the ShurePlus MOTIV App.

MV51 Features

Fine-tuning at your fingertips. Touch to optimize the settings depending on your sound source.

Perfect positioning. Prop it on a piano with the kickstand, or mount it on a mic stand with the adapter.

Listen in real time. Monitor your performance with headphones while you record.

The MV51 comes with...

  • Integrated kickstand
  • USB cable
  • Lightning® cable
  • User guide

Device Compatibility

iOS, Android, Mac & PC devices

ShurePlus MOTIV App

Use the app with the MV51 and all other MOTIV products.

  • Higher-quality recordings.

    Our app records uncompressed files at studio quality or above. The built-in app doesn’t.

  • Tweak to your ear’s content.

    Go beyond the built-in preset modes with the app’s limiter, compressor and 5-band EQ controls.

  • Easy file sharing.

    Record, then share files via text, email, iTunes, AirDrop and Dropbox.

Higher-quality recordings.

Our app records uncompressed files at studio quality or above. The built-in app doesn’t.

Tweak to your ear’s content.

Go beyond the built-in preset modes with the app’s limiter, compressor and 5-band EQ controls.

Easy file sharing.

Record, then share files via text, email, iTunes, AirDrop and Dropbox.

Starting at $199

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Specs

MFi Certified

Yes

DSP Modes (Presets)

Speech / Singing / Acoustic / Loud / Flat

Transducer Type

Electret Condenser (1" / 25 mm)

Polar Pattern

Unidirectional (Cardioid)

Bit Depth / Sample Rate

Up to 24 Bit / 48 kHz

Frequency Response

20 Hz to 20,000 Hz

Adjustable Gain Range

0 to +36 dB

Sensitivity

-39 dBFS / Pa at 1 kHz

Maximum SPL

130 dB SPL

Headphone Output

3.5 mm (1/8")

Power Requirements

Powered Through USB or Lightning Connector

Microphone Mute

Yes

Mounting Stand

Built-In

Stand Adapter

5/8", 27-Thread (Standard Microphone Stand Mount)

Housing

All-Metal Construction

Net Weight

574.7 g (20.27 oz)

Dimensions (H × W × D)

128 mm × 86 mm × 70 mm

Cable

Includes MicroB-to-USB Cable and MicroB-to-Lightning Cable

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