Cardioid Dynamic Microphone

ShureSKU: SM57-LC

Sale price$99.00
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The legendary Shure SM57 is exceptional for musical instrument pickup and vocals. With its bright, clean sound and contoured frequency response, the SM57 is ideal for live sound reinforcement and recording. The SM57 has an extremely effective cardioid pickup pattern that isolates the main sound source while minimizing background noise. In the studio, it is excellent for recording drums, guitar, and woodwinds. Outstanding performance, reliability, and application diversity make this workhorse the choice of performers, producers, and sound engineers worldwide.


  • Contoured frequency response for clean, instrumental reproduction and rich vocal pickup
  • Professional-quality reproduction for drum, percussion, and instrument amplifier miking
  • Uniform cardioid pickup pattern isolates the main sound source while reducing background noise
  • Pneumatic shock-mount system cuts down handling noise
  • Extremely durable under the heaviest use


  • Type - Dynamic (moving coil)
  • Frequency Response - 40 to 15,000 Hz
  • Cardioid Polar Pattern
  • 310 Ω Output Impedance
  • Sensitivity
    • (@ 1 kHz, open circuit voltage)
    • -56.0 dBV/Pa [1] (1.6 mV)
  • Polarity - Positive pressure on diaphragm produces positive voltage on pin 2 with respect to pin 3
  • Net Weight - 0.284 kg (0.625 lbs)
  • Three-pin professional audio (XLR) connector, male
  • Housing - Dark gray, enamel-painted, die-cast steel with a polycarbonate grille and a stainless-steel screen.
 WARNING: Cancer and Reproductive Harm -

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