Shure SM57 Handheld Microphone
DescriptionThe Shure SM57-LC Microphone is a unidirectional dynamic microphone and a true professional workhorse used in many applications including the USA's presidential podium for over 3 decades. It is an exceptional choice for musical instrument pickup or for vocals. With its bright, clean sound and carefully contoured presence rise, the SM57-LC is ideal for live sound reinforcement and recording. It has an extremely effective cardioid pickup pattern which isolates the main sound source while minimizing background noise.
In the studio, the SM57-LC is excellent for recording drums, guitar, and woodwinds. For musical instruments or vocals, the SM57-LC is a consistent choice of professional performers. Its outstanding performance, legendary reliability, and application diversity make this workhorse the choice of performers, producers, and sound engineers all over the world.
SpecsTransducer (Moving Coil) Dynamic
Polar Pattern Cardioid
Frequency Response 40 Hz - 15 kHz
Maximum Input Sound Level Not Specified by Manufacturer
Power Requirements None Dynamic, Requires No Phantom or Battery Power
Output Impedance 150 Ohms (300 Ohms Actual) for Connection to Low Impedance Microphone Inputs
Output Connectors XLR-3M Type
Dimensions 6.2 x 1.25" (157 x 32mm) LxD
Weight 10 oz (284g)