What the SM57 is to instruments, the SM58 is to vocals. It is the first choice of performers around the world. A smooth bump between 2kHz and 7kHz, and a crisp peak around 9.5kHz give this classic cardioid dynamic the presence sought after by lead and backing vocalists. It features a rugged die cast metal handle, spherical steel mesh grille, and 50hz-15kHz frequency response. A necessity in any microphone collection.
- Accepted by musicians worldwide
- An industry standard
- Cable not included
- Frequency response tailored for vocals, with brightened midrange and bass rolloff
- Uniform cardioid pickup pattern isolates the main sound source and minimizes background noise
The legendary Shure SM58™ vocal microphone is designed for professional vocal use in live performance, sound reinforcement, and studio recording. Its tailored vocal response for sound is a world standard for singing or speech. A highly effective, built-in spherical filter minimizes wind and breath "pop" noise. A unidirectional (cardioid) pickup pattern isolates the main sound source while minimizing unwanted background noise.
Rugged construction, a proven shock-mount system, and a steel mesh grille ensure that even with rough handling, the SM58 will perform consistently, outdoors or indoors.
Type: Dynamic (moving coil)
Frequency Response: 50 to 15,000 Hz
Polar Pattern: Unidirectional (cardioid), rotationally symmetrical about microphone axis, uniform with frequency
Sensitivity (at 1,000 Hz Open Circuit Voltage): -54.5 dBV/Pa (1.85 mV)
1 Pa = 94 dB SPL
Impedance: Rated impedance is 150 ohms (300 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
Connector: Three-pin professional audio connector (male XLR type)
Case: Dark gray, enamel-painted, die cast metal; matte-finished, silver, spherical steel mesh grille
Net Weight: 298 grams (10.5 oz)