Are Shure SM57 and 58 the same?

Are Shure SM57 and 58 the same?

The main difference is in the grille. The SM58 was designed for vocal applications, and therefore uses a ball grille with built in pop filter to eliminate plosives. The SM57 is designed as an instrument microphone, where a smaller grille size is more practical and plosives are less of a concern.

What is the SM58 mic used for?

General Description. The Shure SM58 is a unidirectional (cardioid) dynamic vocal microphone for professional vocal use in sound reinforcement and studio recording. A highly effective, built-in, spherical filter minimizes wind and breath “pop” noise.

Can you convert SM58 to SM57?

Well, I just phoned Shure, their engineering department, got it straight from the horse’s mouth. They said that putting an SM57 grille on an SM58 would turn it into a 57 ! But that it wasn’t possible because the grille mounting was different and so the grill would not fit properly.

Can I put SM57 Grill on SM58?

Re: Substitute SM58 without grille for SM57 They use the same capsule. As seen by the frequency diagram, it’s not a huge difference. The SM58’s grille is better at preventing wind and breath noise though, although the foam filter material can deteriorate into dust , making the SM58 sound explosively poppy.

Can a Shure SM57 be used for vocals?

Is the Shure SM57 good for vocals? Yes. As covered above, it can work very well on loud singers. But if you’re looking for a vocal mic, you may want to look at a condenser microphone first.

Who uses SM58 microphones?

If you’ve ever heard someone sing or speak into a live microphone, there’s an excellent chance it was an SM58. Rock stars. Pop idols. Comedians.

How long does it take for a Shure microphone to ship?

. Usually ships within 2 to 5 weeks. Shure BLX288/SM58 Wireless Microphone System for Two Performers with BLX88 Dual Channel Receiver and Two BLX2 Handheld Transmitters with SM58 Mic Capsules, the Industry Standard for Vocal Performances . . . .

What is an SM57 microphone?

The world’s single most versatile microphone. On stage or in studio, the SM57 captures every sound from powerful playing to nuanced performance. Excellent microphone designed for use with amplified or acoustic instruments.

How do I get support for my Shure product?

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