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Shure SM57 Dynamic Instrument Microphone

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A fixture in the music business, the Shure SM57 Dynamic Instrument Microphone can be seen everywhere you look. From small clubs to 100,000 seat stadiums the Shure SM57 is renowned by everyone from legendary performers to the latest up-and-comers. What you may not have seen are the thousands of Shure SM57 Dynamic Instrument Microphones at work behind the scenes in professional recording studios around the world. In fact, you'll probably find it in more studios than any other mic.

Shure SM57 Dynamic Instrument Microphone Features

  • Professional-quality reproduction for drum, percussion, and instrument amplifier miking
  • Uniform cardioid pickup pattern isolates the main sound source, reducing background noise
  • Pneumatic shock-mount system cuts down handling noise
  • Extremely durable under the heaviest use
  • Supplied break-resistant swivel adapter that rotates 180 degrees
  • Legendary Shure quality, ruggedness, and reliability
  • 40 to 15,000 Hz frequency response
  • Includes Mic Clip and Carry Pouch
      The standard microphone of choice for snare drums and guitar amplifiers, both in stage and studio, the SM57 has also been the standard microphone used on the podium of the U.S. President for over 30 years. Defining the way instruments should sound, the Shure SM57 dynamic microphone has a warm, clean sound along with its carefully contoured presence rise make it ideal for a wide range of instrument miking applications, particularly drums, acoustic guitars, guitar amplifiers and woodwinds instruments.

      The Shure SM57 dynamic instrument microphone features a uniform cardioid pick-up pattern that isolates the main sound source and minimizes background noise. Most remarkably, the Shure SM57 Dynamic Instrument Microphone does it all for a price that's well within reach of any musician. Whether you're in the studio or on the stage, this is one piece of equipment you can't live without.

      Application and Placement
      Some of the most common applications and placement techniques for the SM57 are listed in the following table. Remember that microphone technique is largely a matter of personal taste—there is no single microphone position.

      Tom-Toms
      • Suggested Microphone Placement: One SM57 on each tom, or between each pair of toms, 1 inch (25 mm) to 3 inches (75 mm) above the heads. Aim each mic at the top heads
        Tone Quality: Medium attack, balanced sound
      • Suggested Microphone Placement: In double head toms, remove the bottom head and place a mic inside aimed at the head
        Tone Quality: Medium attack, balanced sound
      Guitar and Bass Amplifiers
      • Suggested Microphone Placement: 1 inch (25 mm) from the speaker, on-axis with the speaker cone
        Tone Quality: Most attack, emphasized bass
      • Suggested Microphone Placement: 6 inches (150 mm) to 12 inches (300 mm) away from speaker and on-axis with speaker cone
        Tone Quality: Medium attack, full, balanced sound
      • Suggested Microphone Placement: 18 inches (.5 m) to 3 feet (1 m) back from the speaker, on-axis with the speaker cone
        Tone Quality: Softer attack, thin, reduced bass sound
      • Suggested Microphone Placement: On-axis with the edge of the speaker cone
        Tone Quality: Thinner, reduced bass sound
      Snare Drum
      • Suggested Microphone Placement: 1 inch (25 mm) to 3 inches (75 mm) above the rim of the top head of the drum. Aim the mic at the head
        Tone Quality: Most snap from drumstick impact
      • Suggested Microphone Placement: If desired, place a second mic just below the rim of the bottom head
        Tone Quality: More snare sound
      Brass and Woodwinds
      • Suggested Microphone Placement: Brass: 1 foot (.3 m) to 3 feet (1 m) away, on-axis with bell of instrument
        Tone Quality: Bright, clear sound
      • Suggested Microphone Placement: Woodwinds: 1 inch (25 mm) to 6 inches (150 mm) away, on-axis with bell of instrument
        Tone Quality: Bright, clear sound
      • Suggested Microphone Placement: Bell of the instrument 90° off axis from the front of the mic
        Tone Quality: Softer, mellow sound
      Vocals and Speech
      • Suggested Microphone Placement: 1 inch (25 mm) to 6 inches (150 mm) from the vocalist’s mouth
        Tone Quality: Rich, warm sound


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      Product Specifications

      Product Specifications
      Shure SM57 Dynamic Instrument Microphone Specifications
      • Type: Dynamic
      • Frequency Response: 40 to 15,000 Hz
      • Polar Pattern: Unidirectional (cardioid)
        • Rotationally symmetrical about microphone axis
        • Uniform with frequency
      • Sensitivity (at 1,000 Hz): Open Circuit Voltage: –54.5 dBV/Pa* (1.9 mV)
        • *(1 Pa = 94 dB SPL)
      • Impedance: Rated impedance is 150W (310W actual)
        • for connection to microphone inputs rated low impedance
      • Polarity: Positive pressure on diaphragm produces positive voltage on pin 2 with respect to pin 3
      • Connector: Three-pin professional audio connector (male XLR type)
      • Case: Dark gray, enamel-painted, die-cast steel
        • Polycarbonate grille and a stainless steel screen
      • Swivel Adapter: Positive-action, break-resistant, adjustable through 180°
        • Includes standard 5/8 inch, 27 thread
      • Included Accessories:
        • Swivel Stand Adapter
        • Storage Bag
      • Net Weight (without cable): 10 ounces (284 g)
      Shure SM57 Frequency Response Chart
      Shure SM57 Frequency Response

      Certification: Eligible to bear CE Marking. Conforms to European EMC Directive 89/336/EEC. Meets applicable tests and performance criteria in European Standard EN55103 (1996) parts 1 and 2, for residential (E1) and light industrial (E2) environments.

      Customer Reviews

      Craig Washington Submitted: 2/4/2019
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      Ol’ Reliable
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      I got tired of messing around with other mics & just ordered the ones that have been around forever at the same price. And the 5 payments made ordering 2 a lot EASIER!!! Thanks AMS!!!
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      Steve Submitted: 2/3/2019
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      Great combo pack and quick shipping!
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      The combo pack of the SM57 mic, cable, and boom stand is an excellent value. AMS came through with super quick standard shipping...2 days!!
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      Jessie Mack Submitted: 2/3/2019
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      Absolutely Worth The Money
      What is your opinion of this product?
      This microphone is absolutely amazing! We use it for our music ministry and it provides great sound. It’s the best that money can buy and was a good price.
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      Tony Snow Submitted: 1/28/2019
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      Classic!
      What is your opinion of this product?
      I bought this open box. Great snare and instrument mic. I own a few of these. Great workhorse mics!
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      Juliet Submitted: 12/27/2018
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      Virtually indestructible great sounding microphone
      What is your opinion of this product?
      Purchased this microphone for my stepdaughter for Christmas, couldn’t be happier with the construction, quality and sound of this microphone.
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      Ken B Submitted: 12/27/2018
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      Awesome snare mic
      What is your opinion of this product?
      I use this for a snare mic and it works perfect for recording.
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      Jahon Pribe Submitted: 12/27/2018
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      Well worth the money. I really love the item
      What is your opinion of this product?
      I love the tone of this mic
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      michael jones Submitted: 11/27/2018
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      Well worth the money
      What is your opinion of this product?
      Industry standard that never disappoints and is built like a tank !
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      Adale Submitted: 11/27/2018
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      What’s to say? It’s a sm57...
      What is your opinion of this product?
      Best live instrument mic out there...
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      Danny Manley, dannymanley3555@yahoo.com Submitted: 11/16/2018
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      Great as usual
      What is your opinion of this product?
      Built like a tank
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