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Shure-sm57.34243590
8.4 out of 10

Shure SM57

Dynamic microphone cartridge with tailored frequency response Read more

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Overall 9
8.8
Value for money 9
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Features 9
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Sound 8
7.5
Usability 9
8.8

Shure SM57 vs. Beta57a

MusicPlayers.com
22 July 2012
  • Excerpt: Shure’s Beta line offers various “improvements” to the mics in the SM line, featuring subtle changes across the microphone specs. Although similar to the SM family of products, the Beta series mics have a slightly different sound that makes them sometimes complimentary to, and other times a great alternative to, the familiar classics.
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Shure SM-57

MusicGearReview.com
22 November 2010
  • Excerpt: There are some drawbacks to consider about the SM57. While it does not need phantom power, it does need a lot of gain at the preamp when recording softer sounds. That can bring in more noise from the preamp (the Mic itself is generally quiet). The SM57, as mentioned before, does not capture the very low or very high frequencies as well as con...
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Overall 9
9.0

" A safe bet ..." - floty

Audiofanzine
21 June 2014
  • Excerpt: I use it for a long time and for a very long time. The feature I like most is its resistance to sound pressure and its very robust design. A quality / good price. I buy quite regularly. This is an extremely versatile microphone that can be found everywhere and it is "THE" reference microphone to have ...
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Overall 9
9.0

xanibo

Audiofanzine
23 December 2013
  • Excerpt: It's been almost 6 months that I use daily, precise, solid, excellent quality / price ratio is a microphone that will never disappoint.
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Overall 9
9.0

" a reference!" - livingroom-studio

Audiofanzine
19 November 2013
  • Excerpt: I know for a long time, seen on stages and in almost every studio! The value for money is excellent, and the choice again, yes, the same achtant a pair for stereo plugs! I have several other mics, but this is the only dynamic in my home studio, it enters a pretty crazy sound pressure!
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Overall 9
9.0

chauchau33

Audiofanzine
15 June 2013
  • Excerpt: I use it at least 15 years. I used a lot of micro. The +: it goes everywhere for instruments. Very useful when changing any group 10 minutes and we have no time to see the groups to make a balance. The -: NC. Very good quality / price ratio. I remake is choice without hesitation.
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Overall 10
10

" Parfais" - Piquillos

Audiofanzine
2 May 2013
Overall 9
9.0

" Ecellent" - Linn Sondek

Audiofanzine
29 April 2013
  • Excerpt: Well, everything has been said and written about this reference. Because its reputation is well deserved: this microphone is near perfection. His character is sturdy and yet unanimous. Here is rather rare! Everyone agrees to praise the quality of the microphone and I'm one! In recovery amp, it is flawless: it faithfully reproduce...
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Overall 10
10

" reference!" - olirc7usa

Audiofanzine
18 April 2013
  • Excerpt: I use it for + - 3 years is the reference! solid, reliable, sounds to bed on top of the amps ...
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Overall 6
6.0

" A good basic, basic" - riles

Audiofanzine
8 February 2013
  • Excerpt: For almost 20 years I use SM57. With its companion SM58 is probably the most common micro world. This hegemony is not misused because these two microphones are reliable and make a sound less correct in all circumstances. However, I do not know a single application where the SM57 is my best choice. For me, the SM57 is a spare. The SM57 ha...
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