The legendary Shure SM57 Microphone is exceptional for musical instrument pickup and vocals, so legendary in fact, it has been used by some of the most famous and influencial people (not just musicians) around the world including every single United States president since the microphones introduction in 1965. Of course the SM57 has left it's mark on the music world too, and has been used by a near-infinite number of musicians.
With its bright, clean sound and contoured frequency response, the Shure SM 57 microphone is ideal for live sound reinforcement and recording. It has an extremely effective cardioid pickup pattern which isolates the main sound source while minimizing background noise. Looking at a studio perspective, the SM57 is excellent for recording drums, guitar, and woodwinds at an unbelievably high standard. The Dynamic Shure SM57 Microphone has a frequency response that ranges from 40Hz to 15,000Hz, providing an incredible "capture" range, just another reason that makes this microphone one of the most versatile mic's to date.
The Shure SM 57’s outstanding performance, legendary reliability, and diversity of application make this "workhorse" the choice of performers, producers, and sound engineers worldwide, and is still to this day one of the most critically acclaimed microphones worldwide