Excerpt: Sure SM58 and SM57 have been the industry standard for a long time. You realy cant go wrong with these mic for live sound. Do I recomend these mics for the studio, no, but for live sound they are road worthy, tested and worth the money.
Excerpt: Great deal on a bunch of microphones. I had to get a bunch of mics together for a 5 piece acoustic band, I only owned a SM 57 and a couple of SM58's. It's not cheap, but for a full bands worth of mics that are road tested and decent sounding, it's pretty reasonable.
Excerpt: About 110 pounds is whаt I pаid for mу first one! This INCLUDES а 15ft. XLR to 1/4 mono (even though theу were sillу not to show it in the product thumbnаil imаge). I just bought 2 more (аt the sаme price)-(3 totаl) becаuse I firmlу believe the price/performаnce rаtio here is unbeаtаble.
Excerpt: Well, аmаzon hаd these up for this price. аnd I snаgged а pile of them. Boу did theу smell bаd when theу аrrived. I put them in the sun in а window with а fаn blowing аir out on them, аnd wаshed the foаm guаrds on the inside of the microphones out with soаp.
Excerpt: After getting advice from sound technician friends and many musicians who all choice Shure as a favourite brand for microphones, we decided to invest in a couple of SM57's as part of our live events PA system setup.
A nice, classic microphone, though today the Sennheiser E-906 is better.
21 December 2013
Excerpt: You want to record your guitar amplifier? - Get a SM57! I guess this dialogue exists like the SM57 is on the market, because it's the classic microphone for recording gutiar amplifiers. Quality/processing: The microphone is black and made of metal.
A microphones found in the both professional and budget studios, a must have for any engineer
31 August 2012
Excerpt: The SM57 is a dynamic mic design and is the sister mic to the SM58, originally intended for use as a instrument mic in live environments, the microphone has also created itself a fabled reputation in the recording studio for applications that require high SPL levels (eg, drum recording and guitar...
Excerpt: The Shure SM57 is a modern classic microphone, and it is used more prominently in the studio that any other singular microphone. It is a legendary, but simple dynamic microphone, with a frequency response from 40 Hz to 15,000 Hz, cardioid pattern, 150 ohms rated impedance, and the basic 3-pin XLR...
Excerpt: Dynamic cardioid microphone. Well, this microphone needs no introduction. Chances are, most every recording studio has one and every recording studio should. The SM57 is a studio staple for guitar cabs and snare drums. It has a mid heavy but pleasing sound and handles high SPL's very well.