Home > Microphones >

  Shure SM57-X2U Cardioid Dynamic Microphone

Shure SM57-X2U
Shure SM57-X2U
List Price: $249.00
Our Price: $199.00
FEA Savings: $50.00

Availability: Usually Ships in 24 Hours
Product Code: 9999-06574


SM57+X2u USB Digital Bundle Details

The legendary SM57 cardioid dynamic instrument microphone is now available with the X2u USB Signal Adapter, which 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.

Critical Mac OS X Driver for X2u

Important information regarding critical drivers and updates for the X2u XLR-to-USB Signal Adapter Adapter

SM57+X2u USB Digital Bundle Features


  • 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

SM58+X2u USB Digital Bundle Specifications


Spec Sheet (PDF)

  • Type Dynamic
  • 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)
  • 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 See User Guide.
  • Net Weight (without cable) 284 grams (10 oz)


Spec Sheet (PDF)

  • 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)

Click Here to View All Shure Products

Share your knowledge of this product with other customers... Be the first to write a review