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I would like an explanation of Beta vs. non Beta versions of the SM87 and SM58.Advantage of one over the other? Different sound characteristic? Would the application affect my decision of which one t...
Which microphones do you recommend for various instruments? Answer The following are current Shure microphones as of March 2018. Vocals Live Vocals KSM8 KSM9 Beta 58A SM58 Beta 87A Beta 87C SM8...
What does the SM stand for in the SM product line, e.g. SM58? Answer SM originally meant Studio Microphone. The first SM mics, developed in the 1960s, were aimed at the TV studio market, with a non-r...
Do the SM58 and SM57 mics have the same frequency response curves? Is an SM58 simply an SM57 with an integral pop filter/windscreen? Answer The SM58 and SM57 do use the same cartridge. The grill, tho...
On a Shure SM57 and SM58, where do the model numbers come from? Some people guessed that it was the year, but it wasn't since the SM57 was not even made available until 1965. If you could help me out...
I have a variety of SM57, SM56, and SM77 mics. Some of the handles do not have transformers. Some of the SM77 mics do not have the rubber coating on the handles. Can you shed some light on these unit...
The Shure SM7 was introduced in 1976. Available today as the SM7B, this mic is sometimes referred to as the SM57 on steroids. But what makes it different?
Is it true that both the SM7 (all versions) and the SM57/58 employ the same capsule, hence sound very similar? Answer The SM7, the SM57, and the SM58 are all based on the Unidyne III capsule design...
Microphone clip mounts a handheld transmitter.
Why does the SM57 sound so much different than the SM58? I know the grill affects the sound and so does porting and microphone body shape and size. The specs say the SM57 goes a bit lower yet many pe...
Shure's SM7 vocal mic for recording applications, is a mic with an amazing history that's generated a tremendous amount of buzz in the last several years.
I was wondering if someone can fill me in on the differences between the SM7, SM7A, and the SM7B. What was improved and what has changed between the models? Answer SM7 - Introduced 1973 with a U.S. r...
In the early 1970's, Shure introduced a unidirectional microphone with reduced proximity effect. I think it was the model SM53. But it also had a collection of special accessories. Please provide det...
What are the real reasons an SM58 should be used for vocals, and an SM57 be used for instruments? Of course, everybody seems to use these mics as mentioned. No one has given me a convincing reason fo...
Please compare the SM7B to the vintage SM5B. Answer Both are cardioid dynamic microphones intended for broadcast voice applications. Both are transformerless. The SM7B and SM5B moving-coil cartridges...
What are the importance differences between the SM5B and SM5C? Answer SM5C impedance is 38 ohms; SM5B impedance is 160 ohms. SM5C output level is 6 dB less than the SM5B. (SM5C is -64 dBV at one Pasc...
Can you explain the difference between a SM57 and a SM57-LC ? Answer The SM57 "microphone" used to come in two different "packages". One was the SM57-CN which included a standard, 7 meter, XLR to XLR...
Includes an analog BLX2 Handheld Transmitter and SM58 capsule.
How does the SM57 differ to the SM58? Answer The SM58 and the SM57 use the same mic element, the Unidyne III. The only difference between these two models is the grille design. The grille design does...
How does the SM58 differ to the SM57? Answer The SM58 and the SM57 use the same mic element, the Unidyne III. The only difference between these two models is the grille design. The grille design does...
Is there a model of the SM57 that has a on and off switch? Or an SM58 with the same switch? Answer The SM57 is not available with a switch. The model 545SD is very similar to the SM57 and does have a...
Headset cardioid condenser microphone for performance with analogue transmission.
There can't be many microphones which are still causing a buzz 36 years after being introduced but the SM7B is certainly one of them.
Includes an SM58 and SLX2 Handheld Transmitter to accentuate the clarity of lead and backing vocals.
Includes an SM86 and QLXD2 Handheld Transmitter for wireless vocals in, music venues and houses of worship.
A sleek metal handheld transmitter with ShowLink remote control. SM58® cartridge, black finish.
Will a ball screen designed for an SM58 fit onto a SM86 Microphone? Answer Yes. The SM58 ball grill will fit the SM86 handle. Attachment Link(s) Last Edit Date 1/29/2019 FAQ Related Articles Other b...
Still just a little confused on sensitivity specsI understand measuring at 74 and 94 dB and how to convert, but:The SM57 specs show -54.5 dBV/Pa at 94 dB SPL -- that's clear.The SM58 specs show -74.5...
Cardioid dynamic instrument microphone offers clean reproduction of amplified and acoustic instruments.
I am looking to buy a headset microphone either a SM10A or WH20. I currently use SM58S. What is comparable to the SM58, the WH20 or the SM10A. Answer The WH20 and SM10A are the same microphone cartri...
I am considering purchasing either an SM58 or an SM48. What is the difference between the 48 and 58 other than the cost difference? Answer The SM58 and SM48 use different cartridges. That is to say...
Wireless SM58 cartridge replaces the cartridge, housing assembly, and matte grille for wireless SM58 microphones.
Wireless SM86 cartridge replaces the cartridge, housing assembly, and matte grille for wireless SM86 microphones.
We're celebrating the vocal mic's 50th anniversary with true tales from its storied past, courtesy of Shure Historian Michael Pettersen.
I'm experimenting with dual miking of electric guitar cabs. To reduce comb filtering problems, it would be helpful to know the distance from a given mic's grille to its diaphragm. (That way I can mak...
Set with two legendary SM58 and one Dual Wireless Receiver.
On the Shure FAQ "SM57 vs SM58 - proximity effect", the answer contained the following sentence:"Remove the ball grill from the SM58 and it will be more similar to the SM57 in its low frequency respo...
Does the SM58, SM57 & Beta 57A have the same element? Answer The SM58 and the SM57 elements are nearly the same; there are a few minor variations. The Beta 57A is completely different. Attachment Lin...
I have two Shure microphines ( SM57 and SM58 ). I would like the connection specifications for each. How is an XLR wired to a 1/4" phone plug? Answer As with all of our current microphones, on the XL...
How does the SM86 differ to the SM87A? Answer The main difference is the polar pattern that is cardioid with the SM86 and supercardioid with the SM87A. Furthermore, the SM87A has a larger presence pe...
A look at the SM58/57 as an unconventional studio mic, and the surprising number of records using the SM58 or SM57 as a vocal microphone.
Limited edition 50th anniversary cardioid microphone tailored to deliver warm and clear vocal reproduction with a unique silver finish.
Includes an SM86 and SLX2 Handheld Transmitter for smooth reproduction of lead vocals.
Includes the SM58 Microphone and ULXD2 Handheld Wireless Transmitter to deliver uncompromising audio quality and RF performance.
Omnidirectional condenser capsule offers superior sound reinforcement with use of wireless handheld transmitters.
Wireless Beta 58A cartridge replaces the cartridge, housing assembly, and matte grille for wireless Beta 58A microphones.
I run sound for bluegrass festivals. It seems that the SM94 is a possible selection for the acoustic guitar. I am looking to have 5 vocal and 5 instrument mic's on stage. Is the SM94 going to work fo...
This system is available as SLX24/SM58. It contains a SLX2 handheld transmitter with SM58 microphone head and a SLX4 receiver.