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Shure SM57 Handheld Dynamic Vocal & Instrument Mic

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The SM57's outstanding performance - legendary reliability - and diversity of application make this "workhorse" the choice of performers - producers - and sound engineers worldwide.

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Manufacturer: Shure

Category: Recording & Playback



The legendary Shure SM57 microphone is exceptional for musical instrument pickup and vocals.




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: -56.0 dBV/Pa* (1.6 mV) *(1 Pa = 94 dB SPL)

Impedance: Rated impedance is 150 ohms (310 ohms 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 with a polycarbonate grille and a stainless steel screen.

Net Weight: (without cable): 284 grams (10 oz)