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Shure SM-57 Cardioid Dynamic Instrument Microphone

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Discounted Price $99.00 MSRP: Old Price $146.00 Save : $47.00 (32%)
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MSRP: Old Price $146.00 Discounted Price $99.00 Save : $47.00 (32%)
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The Shure SM-57 is the number one microphone for miking musical instruments in live performance. Shure  recommends the SM-57 mic for brass, saxophones, acoustic guitar, snare drums and for putting the sound of your guitar amp or bass amps through a PA system to increase the volume without altering the sound. The SM-57 is a versatile microphone that can also be used for vocals and is at home in the recording studio.

The Shure SM57 microphone has a cardioid pickup patter that is extremely effective at rejecting background noise.  This is very important in eliminating feedback and in giving you a clean defined sound source that rejects the handling and mechanical noises of your instrument and other equipment and produces a clean clear signal for your sound system.   The same characteristics make the SM-57 an excellent microphone for recording.

If you have been dealing with professional sound or recording equipment, you probably already know the Shure SM57 as the workhorse it is.  If not, ask any recording or sound engineer and they will tell you that the Shure SM57 is the standard for instrument recording and the only choice for miking a snare drum.

  • Contoured frequency response for clean, instrumental reproduction and rich vocal pickup  
  • Professional-quality reproduction for drum, percussion, and instrument amplifier miking  
  • Uniform cardioid pickup pattern isolates the main sound source while reducing background noise  
  • Pneumatic shock-mount system cuts down handling noise  
  • Extremely durable under the heaviest use  
  • Frequency response: 40 to 15,000 Hz  
  • Supplied break-resistant swivel adapter that rotates 180°  
  • Legendary Shure quality, ruggedness, and reliability
  • Includes a manufacturer's warranty of 2 years parts and 2 years labor

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I would buy this product again


Industry standard, used for everything and they last forever.



Highy Recommned


this is a go to microphone! many engineers such as myself use this for amps, snares, etc. This is a very versatile trusted microphone! The sm57 is a light, durable microphone. This microphone is very common and easy to find! I highly recommend the shure SM57 for any type of use! It has a bright crisp tone that is hard to find!

Joseph French


This mic rocks!


When they say this is an industry standard, they are not kidding. So many companies try to recreate a Shure product, but nothing compares to the SM series. I greatly recommend this to any starter, because almost all professionals use it.The price compared to other Dynamic mics is a steal. Its great for live performances for the drums and great for recording guitar, bass, and drums in the studio. I personally would not recommend using it for vocals, but that is why i have the SM-58 as well. In a nut shell: THIS MIC ROCKS!


Raleigh, NC

The Best Instrument Mic Bar None!


I've been useing the SM57 for about 30 years. Over that time, I've seen the Sure SM57 used in nearly every situation. It's a great amp mic, acoustic guitar mic, snare or tom tom mic and great to mic brass instruments or stringed instruments with. I think the SM58 is better suited for vocals but the SM57 could get you by in a pinch. Bottom line, you can't go wrong with the SM57.

Karl Withakay

Saint George, Utah

Great Value for a Solid Mic


"This mic has done me good. Even with how I abuse most of my gear during shows, this little guy can take a few drops."



This is the mic to use!


This mic can be used for everything. I use this mic for recording instruments and vocals. It is truely the best thing out there.



SM-57 Cardioid Dynamic Instrument Microphone

4.9 10


Series SM Series
Model SM57 Cardioid Dynamic Microphone
Warranty Info:

SM-57 Cardioid Dynamic Instrument Microphone

Monitor mixers, personal monitors, phonograph, wireless: One year parts and labor Wired microphones: Two years parts and labor

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