Shure SM57-X2U Handheld Dynamic Microphone with USB Signal Adapter

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Shure SM57-X2U Handheld Dynamic Microphone with USB Signal Adapter

(1 customer review)

Shure SM57-X2U Handheld Dynamic Microphone with USB Signal Adapter features built-in headphone monitoring with zero latency, and easy controls to balance microphone and playback audio. Digitally record wherever and whenever your computer takes you – just plug and play for better-than-CD quality instrument reproduction.


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UPC: 42406167697 SKU: SM57-X2U Category: Tags:
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Features of the Shure SM57-X2U Handheld Dynamic Microphone with USB Signal Adapter:


  • Dynamic microphone cartridge with tailored frequency response delivers clear reproduction of amplified and acoustic instruments
  • Uniform cardioid polar pattern isolates the sound source while minimizing background noise
  • Internal pneumatic shock mount minimizes handling noise
  • Legendary construction and versatility for consistent performance under rugged use and abuse on stage or in the studio.


  • 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).
  • Integrated pre-amp with Microphone Gain Control allows control of input signal strength
  • Zero Latency Monitoring for real-time playback and multi-tracking without disorientation
  • Headphone jack for monitoring with 1/8” connectivity
  • Monitor Mix Control for blending microphone and playback audio
  • 16 bit, up to 48 kHz sample rate for better-than-CD quality audio



Frequency Response
40 to 15,000 Hz

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 = 94 dB SPL)

Rated impedance is 150 ohms (310 ohms actual) for connection to microphone inputs rated low impedance.

Positive pressure on diaphragm produces positive voltage on pin 2 with respect to pin 3.

Three-pin professional audio connector (male XLR type).

Dark grey, enamel-painted, die-cast steel with a polycarbonate grille and a stainless steel screen.

See User Guide.

Net Weight (without cable)
284 grams (10 oz)




Frequency Response
20 to 20,000 Hz +/- 1 dB

Power Requirements
USB-powered, 500 mA, maximum

Digital Noise Floor (20 Hz to 20 kHz, A-weighted)
Minimum MIC GAIN setting: −81 dB FS
Maximum MIC GAIN setting: −78 dB FS

Sampling Rate
up to 48 kHz

Bit Depth
16 bit

Peak Signal Indicator (Tri-color)
OFF: −30 dB FS
Green: −30 to −12 dB FS
Yellow: −12 to 0 dB FS
Red: >0 (digital converter clipped)

Adjustable Gain Range
40 dB

Headphone Output
3.5 mm (1/8 inch)



With a history of innovation that began in 1925, Shure has turned a passion for making great microphones and audio electronics into an obsession. Shure continues to set the worldwide industry standard for superior, reliable products.

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1 review for Shure SM57-X2U Handheld Dynamic Microphone with USB Signal Adapter

  1. Chris Black

    Great microphone

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