One of my favorite microphones. But it isn't for everyone.
5 September 2014
Excerpt: The SM48 is a dynamic microphone with a cardioid polar pattern and a frequency response ranging from 70 to 15,000 Hz. Supposedly, it is best suited for backing vocals or spoken word. The frequency response(in comparison with other microphones) does tend to support the claim.
Excerpt: The sM48 is a Vocal Microphone that is very affordable. This is the mic that most people can get almost anywhere and it became a household mic that everyone loves. It will give you great recording quality no matter what your personal set up is.
Excerpt: I've always known the Shure SM 48 was great, and have often used it for drums and guitar. But today I was in a session and the ONLY condenser I had brought started doing some goofy things. So I busted out a good old Shure 48, and recorded all the vocals, harmonies, and guitars with it.
Excerpt: The Shure SM48 is, predictably, the SM58's younger brother. I, however, resent this claim slightly. Sure, Shure's nomenclature and pricing would have any person who is not well read up on microphones believe that the Shure SM58 is simply a better version of the SM48, and I suppose in some ways,...
Excerpt: Dynamic mixed voice and brass OVERALL OPINION It is a micro Concert / spectavle. I use it for the song and I also find it effective across the spectrum (can be a little too hard in a serious but puts the voices MLEs in value and is very easy to paramtrique gre ...)
Excerpt: Only for the dynamic vocal and speech the big diff with the 58 lies in the fact that this microphone is made for the word to the song but if you do not tros Motes on the left with almost the micro 58 mm