The legendary SM58 cardioid dynamic vocal microphone is now available with the X2u USB Signal Adapter, which features built-in headphone monitoring with zero latency, and easy controls to balance microphone and playback audio.

Digitally record wherever your computer takes you -- just plug and play for better-than-CD quality vocal reproduction.

X2u Overview:

  • Plug and Play USB connectivity allows the convenience of digital recording anywhere your computer can go
  • Integrated pre-amp with Microphone Gain Control allows control of input signal strength
  • Zero Latency Monitoring for real-time playback and multi-tracking without disorientation
  • More features below
Application

Computer Recording

Harmonica

Podcast/Voiceover

Microphone Type

Dynamic:

Simple, rugged diaphragm/coil. handles extreme volume levels without distortion.

Polar Pattern

Cardioid:

Picks up the most sound in front of the microphone and some from the sides. Less susceptible to feedback in high volume environments.

Frequency Response

Tailored:

Smooth, extended response. Tuned to accentuate specific types of instruments or voices.

Form Factor

Handheld

Model Line

SM

Downloads
SM Microphone Product Brochure (PDF)
SM58 User Guide (PDF)
X2u User Guide (PDF)
Related Links
Critical Mac OS X Driver for X2u
More Mac OS X Driver Info
Features

SM58

  • Dynamic microphone cartridge with a frequency response tailored with brightened mid-range and bass rolloff to deliver legendary warm and clear vocal reproduction.
  • Uniform cardioid polar pattern isolates vocal sound sources while minimizing background noise.
  • Internal pneumatic shock mount minimizes handling noise.
  • Legendary construction and versatility for consistent performance under rugged use and abuse on stage or in the studio.

X2u

  • Plug and Play USB Connectivity allows the convenience of digital recording anywhere your computer can go (compatible with Windows 8, Windows 7, Vista, XP, 2000, and Mac OS X 10.1 or later).
  • Integrated pre-amp with Microphone Gain Control allows control of input signal strength
  • Zero Latency Monitoring for real-time playback and multi-tracking without disorientation
  • Headphone jack for monitoring with 1/8” connectivity
  • Monitor Mix Control for blending microphone and playback audio
  • 16 bit, up to 48 kHz sample rate for better-than-CD quality audio
Specifications
Type
Dynamic (moving coil)
Frequency Response
SM58: 50 to 15,000 Hz, X2U: 20 to 20,000 Hz +/- 1 dB
Polar Pattern
Unidirectional (cardioid), rotationally symmetrical about microphone axis, uniform with frequency
Accessories
Name Availability
RK143G

RK143G

Factory original replacement grille for the Shure SM58 wired microphone and SM58 wireless handheld transmitters.

R59

R59

Replacement cartridge for the Shure SM58 microphone.

A55HM

A55HM

Shock Stopper Isolation Mount/Swivel Adapter, Half Mount, for SM57, SM58, Beta 57A, Beta 58A, Beta 87A, Beta 87C or any Shure tapered handle mic.

A55M

A55M

Isolation mount and swivel adapter securely attaches Shure models SM57, SM58, SM86, Beta57A, Beta58A, Beta87A, and Beta87C to standard microphone stands.

A58WS

A58WS

Reduces unwanted breath and wind noise. For use with all larger Shure "ball-type" microphones including the SM58, Beta58A, SM48, and the 565SD. Available in 6 colours; black, blue, gray, green, red, and yellow.

A25D

A25D

Break resistant microphone clip that securely mounts the SM58, SM57, SM87A, Beta 87A, Beta 87C and all other microphones with 3/4-inch and larger handles to a standard microphone stand.