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Shure SM58 Vocal Microphoneplay button

Shure SM58 Vocal Microphone

Webinar: The Inside Story of the SM58 | Shureplay button

Webinar: The Inside Story of the SM58 | Shure

How to choose the best mic for your vocal performanceplay button

How to choose the best mic for your vocal performance

Roger Daltrey SM58 Interview | Shureplay button

Roger Daltrey SM58 Interview | Shure


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The Shure SM58 handheld dynamic microphone is an industry icon ready to bring your live performances and recordings to life. Based on the famed Unidyne III element developed by Shure, the SM58 was first introduced in 1966. It's since been heard on innumerable stages and in countless studios, widely regarded as a go-to handheld vocal microphone, reputed for its flattering frequency response and virtual indestructibility. Used by live sound and recording engineers worldwide, the SM58 delivers the clear, focused sound Shure is known for. Essentially an SM57 with the addition of a rugged metal pop filter, the Shure SM58 dynamic microphone also sounds great on instruments. The Shure SM58 offers exceptional quality and versatility, whether you're a lead singer, backing vocalist, speaking on stage or playing an instrument.

Shure SM58 Dynamic Vocal Microphone

Clear, Present, Versatile Tone

The SM58 is designed to bring out the best in your voice. Its uniquely tailored frequency response boosts essential midrange frequencies where the clarity and warmth of vocals lie. The SM58 also has a unique presence peak adding the crispness and detail needed to cut through a mix. Vocalists will appreciate how the SM58 isolates their voice from bleed and delivers the warm, present sound that has made it the first choice among performers worldwide. Of course, these inherent tonal properties are ideal for instruments as well, and the SM58's SPL handling makes it a perfect choice for drums, guitar amps, brass and more.

Shure SM58 Metal Pop Filter

Focused Cardioid Pickup Pattern Isolates Sources

The SM58's uniform cardioid pickup pattern reproduces sound consistently while isolating the main audio source. Its forward-facing pickup pattern minimizes bleed from monitors or other instruments on stage by effectively rejecting off-axis sound, resulting in minimal feedback and clear vocal or instrument reproduction. You can also confidently add more mics to your rig knowing each SM58 will deliver the same crisp, focused sound.

Shure SM58 Metal Rugged Reliability

Rugged and Reliable

Road-tested for decades, the SM58 is built to handle whatever you can throw at it. Adhering to the same United States MIL-SPEC standards Shure applied to military transducers during World War II, the SM58 embodies a legacy of reliability. Its steel mesh grille, internal shockmount and dent-resistant casing ensure the mic withstands even the rowdiest gigs, offering the extreme ruggedness Shure is known for. The SM58's proven durability and robustness make it a reliable companion ready to deliver flawless sound show after show. Vocalists can count on their SM58 to thrive on the road and go the distance on even the longest tours, and recording engineers can rely on this impervious dynamic to be a trusty mainstay in the microphone locker.

Shure SM58 Handheld Dynamic Microphone

Iconic Workhorse Dynamic

A truly legendary workhorse dynamic microphone, the Shure SM58 is a trusty point-and-shoot transducer—it's the cornerstone of stage audio everywhere, and it's equally worthy of capturing an array of instruments in the studio. The SM58's consistency is largely what makes it the audio staple it's been for over 50 years. Even after taking a beating on the road, or from an errant drum stick in the studio, the SM58 delivers reliable performance, always sounding its best. In the world of professional audio there are many iconic pieces of gear, and the Shure SM58 is undeniably one of them.

Trusted on stages and in studios worldwide, the Shure SM58 dynamic microphone continues to be an industry standard, delivering stellar vocal and instrument reproduction. Its flattering frequency response, versatile application and rugged build make it a go-to for vocalists, instrumentalists and engineers who crave timeless Shure quality that notably shines through. Head to your local Guitar Center and add an iconic microphone to your locker.

collapse expand iconFeatures

  • Frequency response tailored for vocals, with brightened midrange and bass rolloff
  • Uniform cardioid pickup pattern isolates the main sound source and minimizes background noise
  • Pneumatic shockmount system cuts down handling noise
  • Effective, built-in spherical wind and pop filter
  • Legendary Shure quality, ruggedness and reliability

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  • Analog or digital: Analog
  • Frequency response: 50Hz–15kHz
  • Max SPL: 126dB
  • Connectivity: XLR
Pattern and type
  • Capsule: Dynamic
  • Polar pattern: Cardioid
  • Type: Handheld
  • Switches: No
  • Phantom power required: No
Size and weight
  • Diameter: 1.1"
  • Length: 7.4"
  • Weight: 298 g
Included accessories
  • Case: Yes
  • Clip: Yes
  • Shockmount: No
  • Power supply: N/A
  • Cable: No
  • Stand: No

collapse expand iconWarranty

One year warranty on wireless mics, mixers, and circuitry products.
2 year warranty on wired mics.
Warranty terms vary. Check with manufacturer for specific product warranty.

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