MV51 - Digital Large-Diaphragm Condenser Microphone
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MV51

Digital Large-Diaphragm Condenser Microphone

The MV51 feels like the real deal because it is. Unparalleled audio in all-metal construction make this mic the go-to. Deny distortion and enjoy sound excellence in every environment, from demo sessions to field recordings. Simple touch panel controls, and our intuitive recording app are all you need to get your best take, anywhere.

How It Works

With USB and Lightning connectivity, this large diaphragm condenser microphone gives you both computer and phone compatibility—so it’s as effective in the field as it is in the studio. Five presets at your fingertips, and a built-in kickstand makes it easy to position, plus it’s compatible with desktop and floor stands. Get the free ShurePlus™ MOTIV™ Audio app for sharing on the fly, and the MV51 becomes the ultimate MVP.

Why It's Better

Steeped in tradition.

The MV51 packs the power of almost a century of audio experience into a portable microphone that uses pro components. Make history.

Singular simplicity.

You’ll be set up in seconds, and can select 5 DSP modes, plus adjust gain, mute and headphone volume from the front touch panel.

Go ahead and get attached.

These mics are constructed to be around for a good while, through travel and tribulation and everything that comes with being a pro on the go. Get out there.

Easy, friendly control.

The ShurePlus MOTIV Audio app gives you the ability to record studio-quality audio—and so much more. Trim and share in multiple formats with a few quick taps.

Quality that’s in the Details

  • Compatible with iOS, Mac and PC
  • Presets for speech, singing, acoustic, loud and flat
  • Easy access front touch panel for quick changes
  • All-metal construction made for the long haul
  • Integrated kickstand, desk and floor stand compatible
  • ShurePlus MOTIV Audio app for recording and onscreen control

Product Details

  • 1 - 1m USB-to-MicroUSB Cable
  • 1 - 1m Lightning-to-MicroUSB Cable

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MOTIV™ Video App

ShurePlus™ MOTIV Video is a free iOS application enabling users to record with uncompressed audio for video. When used in conjunction with MOTIV™ hardware, includes all functionality of MOTIV audio app including gain control, EQ and compression.

MOTIV™ Mobile Recording App

ShurePlus MOTIV mobile recording app offers recording, monitoring, and control with all Shure MOTIV Digital Microphones and recording solutions. Include metering, equalization, and compression, wind noise reduction, improved UI, and a new editor.

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Motiv product connected to an Android device
December 15, 2017

The Motiv MV88 stereo mic has a Lightning connector and only works on iOS.Other Motiv products are designed to operate with a device that is USB Audio ...

Export or delete multiple files from Motiv
October 16, 2019

As you view "My Recordings," there is a "Select" option at the top left of the screen.  Once you select multiple files, ...

Multiple X2U or Motiv devices into one computer
September 5, 2019

It depends upon the configuration of the Mac computer. The MV5, MV51, MVi, and X2U act as USB audio devices. Contact Apple to find out about "ag ...

Motiv MVi, MV5, MV51, MV88 with Skype
August 10, 2018

As of May 2018, the Motiv mics will not work with Skype. Skype has changed their App so it no longer supports external microphones.As of May 23, 2016 ...

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