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Shure SM57 LC Dynamic Cardioid Instrument Microphone

Uniform Cardioid Polar Pattern - Durable Housing - Frequency Response of 40hz to 15,000hz

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  • Shure SM57-LC Microphone
  • (26A13) Padded Bag
  • A25D - Stand Adapter
  • 2-Year Warranty


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The Shure SM57 Cardioid Instrument Microphone offers a frequency response of 40 to 15000hz. Included with the SM57 is a Uniform Cardioid pickup, allowing for sound source isolation and reduction of background noise. In addition, this drum and percussion microphone has a frequency response tailored to instrumental pickup and recording. These features, combined with its durable housing, makes it an excellent addition to any live event or studio recording.


  • Frequency Response Tailored to Instrumental Reproduction
  • Uniform Cardioid Pickup
  • Durable Housing
  • 40hz to 15,000hz Frequency response

Specifications for the Shure SM57 LC

{ "Type" : "Dynamic", "Frequency Response" : "40 Hz - 15 kHz", "Polar Pattern" : "Cardioid", "Sensitivity (at 1 kHz 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", "Case" : "Dark gray, enamel-painted, die-cast steel with polycarbonate grille and a stainless steel screen", "Connector" : "Three-pin professional audio connector (male XLR type)", "Net Weight" : "10 oz (284 grams)", "Dimensions" : " 6-3/16" L x 1-1/4" W (157 x 32 mm)" }

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Jon Marx - Marx Music Studio
Easily the most versatile instrument mic in the industry. It sounds great on a snare, toms, acoustic guitar, guitar amp. It can even do well as a vocal mic along the fitted AWS57B windscreen. I have a bunch of these in my contracting and rental systems.