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A bundle that gives this industry-standard microphone digital connectivity.
SM57 Instrument Microphone
The legendary Shure SM57 microphone is exceptional for musical instrument pickup and vocals. With its bright, clean sound and contoured frequency response, the SM57 is ideal for live sound reinforcement and recording. It has an extremely effective cardioid pickup pattern that isolates the main sound source while minimizing background noise. In the studio, the mic is excellent for recording drums, guitar and woodwinds.
X2u XLR-to-USB Microphone Adapter
The Shure X2u XLR-to-USB microphone adapter is a modular accessory that connects any XLR microphone to your computer to create better-than-CD quality recordings. As home recording flourishes, the Shure X2u adapter redefines what musicians and podcasters can do in their homes and for on the go sound capture. The X2u mimics the sleek, beautiful design of Shure's iconic SM57 and SM58 microphones and can be used unobtrusively for live and in-studio recording. The X2u microphone adapter provides phantom power so you can use your favorite condenser mic for direct USB recording.
FeaturesSM57 Instrument Microphone
- Contoured frequency response for clean, instrumental reproduction and rich vocal pickup
- Professional-quality reproduction for drums, percussion and instrument amplifier miking
- Uniform cardioid pickup pattern isolates the main sound source while reducing background noise
- Pneumatic shockmount system cuts down handling noise
- Extremely durable under the heaviest use
- Frequency response: 40 to 15,000Hz
- Plug-and-play USB connectivity allows the convenience of digital recording anywhere your computer can go
- Compatible with Windows Vista, XP, 2000, and Mac OS X 10.1 or later
- Provides +48V phantom power for use with condenser microphones
- Includes padded, zippered pouch and USB cable (9.8')
- Monitor Mix Control for blending microphone and playback audio
- 1/8" headphone jack with volume control for monitoring
- Integrated preamp with microphone gain control allows control of input signal strength
- Zero latency monitoring for real-time playback and multitracking without disorientation
- 16-bit, up to 48kHz sample rate for better-than-CD audio quality
SM57-X2u SM57 and X2u USB Digital Bundle Specifications:SM57 Instrument Microphone
- Type: Dynamic
- Frequency Response: 40 to 15,000Hz
- Polar Pattern: Unidirectional (cardioid), rotationally symmetrical about microphone axis, uniform with frequency
- Sensitivity (at 1,000 Hz): Open Circuit Voltage: -56.0 dBV/Pa* (1.6 mV) *(1 Pa = 94dB SPL)
- Impedance: Rated impedance is 150 ohms (310 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 steel with a polycarbonate grille and a stainless steel screen
- Dimensions (Diameter x Length): 1-1/4" x 6-3/16", (32 x 157 mm)
- Net Weight (without cable): 84 grams (10 oz.)
- Frequency response: 20 to 20,000Hz +/- 1dB
- Power requirements: USB-powered, 500mA, maximum
- Digital noise floor (20Hz to 20kHz, A-weighted):
- Minimum MIC GAIN setting: 81dB FS, Maximum MIC GAIN setting: 78dB FS
- Sampling rate: Up to 48kHz
- Bit depth: 16-bit
- Peak Signal Indicator (Tri-color)
- OFF: 30 dB FS
- Green: 30 to 12dB FS
- Yellow: 12 to 0dB FS
- Red: >0 (digital converter clipped)
- Adjustable gain range: 40dB
- Headphone output: 1/8"
- USB 1.1 or 2.0, powered
- 64MB RAM (minimum)
- Operating System:
- Microsoft Windows 2000 Professional Japanese/English Edition
- Microsoft Windows XP Home/Professional Japanese/English Edition (service pack 1.0 or later, or use the USB audio driver update from Microsoft)
- Microsoft Windows Vista Business Japanese/English Edition
- Apple Computer Mac OS X 10.0 or later English Edition
- Apple Computer Mac OS X 10.1 or later Japanese Edition (For Mac OS X 10.0 Japanese Edition, plug-and-play does not work appropriately)
- Free Standard Ground shipping (48 contiguous states, some overweight and Used/Vintage items excluded).
- Orders placed before 3 p.m. ET usually ship the same business day.
Every guitar or bass you purchase from Musician's Friend (electric or acoustic, New or Open Box) includes two years of protection from manufacturer defects.
Our Gear Advisers are available to guide you through your entire shopping experience. Call or Chat for expert advice and to hear the latest deals.