Shure SM7B Dynamic Vocal Microphone

Dynamic Vocal Mic with Bass Rolloff and Presence Boost Controls
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Shure SM7B Dynamic Vocal Microphone
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Amazing Vocal Mic for Both Broadcast and Recording

Whether you work with vocals in the broadcast environment or strive to get great-sounding takes from singers in the studio, you can't go wrong if you use Shure's amazing SM7B. This compact mic is equally at home in the radio studio and in the recording room. You'll appreciate its flat, wide-range frequency response, which is perfect for close-miked spoken or sung vocals. This dynamic mic is better than ever; its updated cartridge has improved shielding, so electromagnetic interference from lights, computer monitors, or other sources won't affect performances.

If your work requires you to take the tools of your trade with you, then the SM7B won't disappoint. It's built tough, so it will give you years of great sound and reliable performance. Shure included a very convenient (and effective) windscreen which means you don't have to deal with any expensive add-ons. And internal shock isolation virtually eliminates the transmission of mechanical noise. Perfect for broadcast and recording environments, Shure's SM7B is a mic-locker essential. Call your Sales Engineer and get yours today!

Shure SM7B Dynamic Cardioid Microphone Features at a Glance:
  • Flat, wide-range frequency response
  • Bass rolloff and mid-range emphasis (presence boost) controls
  • Improved rejection of electromagnetic hum, optimized for shielding against broadband interference
  • Internal air suspension shock isolation virtually eliminates mechanical noise transmission
  • Effective pop filter eliminates need for any add-on protection against explosive breath sounds
  • Ships with A7WS detachable windscreen
  • Yoke mounting with captive stand nut for easy mounting and dismounting
  • Classic cardioid polar pattern
  • Rugged construction
Shure's SM7B is a broadcast standard that's also an amazing recording mic!

Additional Media

SM7B Spec Sheet
SM7B User Guide
Studio Microphone Buying Guide
What is the Difference Between the Original Shure SM7 and the Current SM7B Microphone?

Tech Specs

Microphone Type Dynamic
Polar Pattern Cardioid
Frequency Response 50Hz-20kHz
Output Impedance 150 ohms
Color Black
Connector XLR
Weight 1.69 lbs.
Included Accessories Windscreen
Manufacturer Part Number SM7B

Customer Reviews

4.5/5
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5/5

The best bang for the buck!!!

The Shure SM7B is a must have microphone for recording applications. Can't believe I waited so long to get one. In addition my sales rep Michael Baldonado recommended the Cloudlifter which boosts the SM7 and the mic really shines that much more. The Cloudlifter also works great when using the RE 20s, 57s and 421's. Simply awesome for tracking electric guitar . My clients love the sound and you will too!!! It's a winner.
Music background: Owner Nomad Recording Studio
5/5

Perfect!

This microphone is just what I've been looking for! At last my search is over. I feel like an idiot spending 100 dollars on a usb mic. I should have went straight for this one. The USB mic I was using is a joke compared to this baby. My Brother screamed as loud as he could into this microphone and it captured it perfectly. He sounded like a rockstar! Now I feel inspired to make music! This mic could easily be a 1000 dollars and it would still be worth it.
Music background: Hobbyist
5/5

SM7B

Needs Lots of gain but, it sounds perfect for Metal Vocals.
Music background: Producer, Audio Engineer, Guitarist,
5/5

The BEST purchase for your studio

I originally purchased this mic after using it to record my vocals and it is hands down awesome. A few years later we went in to record our third album and this mic ended up on EVERYTHING. We used it on my guitar cabs, the bass cab, heck, we even used it on the kick drum. It just sounds good wherever you put it. I know that all microphones color the sound in their own way but this one is VERY true to the ear. I want to purchase a couple more, one as an additional and another for backup. Get it, seriously.
Music background: Composer, Producer, Guitarist
5/5

I was shocked!

this mic has left me nearly speechless....i stumbled across it and was very intrigued by the reviews.....so i bought it.....placed it on my guitar cab and within seconds i was smiling from ear to ear.....you literally cannot get this mic to sound bad no matter where you place it on your guitar cab. rich, full, creamy and present without any harshness. this is by far the best mic i have ever seen to capture my guitar tone as i have ever used....it sounds like what your ears hear. so that you can put these comments into perspective here are some of the best guitar tones i love; EVH (dave days), eric johnson, david gilmour, george lynch, andy timmons, andy summers, alex life son, john petrucci, joe bonamassa, warren haynes and brain may. so if you agree that these guys have great tone most of the time then trust me when i tell you this mic is PERFECT to record your guitars with. now that leaves the vocals.......superb, once again, whether i sang or tried to nearly scream or sing as loud as i could the mic easily handled it and sounded as smooth as butter in the process. for this price EVERY studio owner should have this mic in their locker.....but it now, you wont be sorry.
Music background: engineer, producer, studio owner, musician

Sweetwater Advice

Jeff Barnett

You've heard the SM7 hundreds of times... Aside from being a very widely-used mic for broadcast, the SM7 is all over the best selling record ever made, Michael Jackson's, "Thriller." Bruce Swedien, who engineered the album, said: "When we were doing "Off The Wall", "Thriller," and "Bad" I ended up with six Shure SM7s. That is a fantastic mic."

Brian Dillon

I've recorded with a lot of great mics over the past decade, and the Shure SM7B is definitely on that list. I picked one up when I needed to make my vocals sound thicker, without throwing off the balance. * The SM4B was exactly what I was looking for. Unlike condensers, the SM7B doesn't pick up a lot of ambient noise. That makes it perfect when I need to record in rooms with less-than-ideal acoustics. And when I engage its presence boost, my vocals can cut through any mix, without sounding shrill.

Matt Emick

When paired with a tube preamp, this is my favorite microphone for getting awesome screaming rock vocals. It also excels at aggressive rapping. If you're ready to rock, this is definitely the mic to check out.

Charlie Davis

Easily one of my favorite vocal mics. However, the SM7B is far from a one-trick pony. If you can get two they make fantastic tom mics, but if one is all the budget will allow, they also work great on electric bass and guitar amps.
See also: Dynamic Mics, Shure, Shure Dynamic Microphones