Use the SM58 Vocal Microphone with the X2u XLR-to-USB Adapter for digital recording with headphone monitoring.

from $199.00

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.


Digital Recording


Microphone Type


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

Polar Pattern


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


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

Form Factor


Model Line


SM Microphone Product Brochure (PDF)
SM58 User Guide (PDF)
X2u User Guide (PDF)
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  • 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.


  • 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
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

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