The Shure SM57-LC Microphone
is a cardioid dynamic microphone used in many applications including the USA's presidential podium for over 3 decades. It is a suitable choice for musical instrument pickup or for vocals. With its bright, clean sound and carefully contoured presence, the SM57-LC is ideal for live sound reinforcement and recording. It has an effective cardioid pickup pattern, which isolates the main sound source while minimizing background noise.
In the studio, the SM57-LC is excellent for recording drums, guitar, and woodwinds. For musical instruments or vocals, the SM57-LC is a consistent choice of professional performers. Its outstanding performance, legendary reliability, and application diversity make this workhorse the choice of performers, producers, and sound engineers all over the world.