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The Shure Story
For over 80 years, the Shure name has been synonymous with outstanding microphones and rugged construction. In the 1940s Shure was contracted to make specialized microphones for the US military, and their precision specifications and legendary durability are reflected in their civilian products too. In live sound reinforcement, studio recording, and broadcast, Shure quickly became a top name known for their utmost sound quality and reliability. From recording Elvis in Sun Studios to helping JFK broadcast his vow to put a man on the moon, Shure microphones have been trusted for some of the most prestigious recordings and broadcasts in history.Studio Standard Microphones
Guitarists and engineers alike know that you can always turn to the Shure SM57 dynamic microphone. Its present, focused sound and anvil-like durability has made is one of the most-used microphones for miking guitar and bass amplifiers. It's also one of the most commonly used mics for snare drums and other high-SPL sound sources. The SM7B dynamic vocal mic, with bass rolloff and presence boost controls, is a popular choice for rock vocals as well as broadcast use. Speaking of vocals, the SM58 and Beta 58 handheld microphones are some of the most-used live vocal microphones around. For delicate acoustic instruments, Shure's KSM44A condenser microphone is a go-to workhorse mic for many studio engineers. And Shure's modern ribbon microphones, featuring their proprietary Roswellite ribbon material, have combined the sultry tone of classic ribbon mics with a ribbon that can handle high SPLs and virtually any sound source.A Top Choice for Live Sound and Broadcast
Shure's wireless microphone systems are also some of the most trusted in live sound and broadcast. From world-class systems, like the ULX series of wireless transmitters and receivers, to the budget-friendly BLX series for gigging musicians, Shure wireless microphone systems provide a balance of stellar sound, maximum reliability, and straightforward ease of use. Shure wireless systems have been used at the GRAMMY awards as well as the Oscars, and are the first choice for theaters and houses of worship across the globe. You'll also find Shure's commitment to quality in their range of PSM personal monitoring systems. A smart alternative to floor wedges, Shure's in-ear monitoring systems provide studio-quality playback for musicians while drastically reducing stage volume.
Sweetwater's Sales Engineers are regarded as the most experienced and knowledgeable professionals in the music industry, with extensive music backgrounds and intense training on the latest products and technologies. They are available to offer you personalized product advice any time you need it.