Cardioid dynamic microphone
Our take on the Shure PGA57 by Crutchfield's Ken Nail
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A versatile instrumental mic
Shure built the PGA57 microphone to handle the varying demands of miking instruments, whether on stage or in the studio. The cardioid pattern rejects unwanted sound and limits feedback issues, making the PGA57 well suited for use with amplified and acoustic instruments, including snare drums and guitar amplifiers.
- designed for acoustic/electric instruments, drums, and guitar/bass amps
- dynamic microphone design
- cardioid pattern rejects noise and minimizes feedback
- frequency response: 70-15,000 Hz
- sensitivity: -56.5 dBV/Pa
- output impedance: 150 ohms
- weight: 9.88 oz
- male XLR connector
- zippered storage bag
- microphone clip
- warranty: 2 years
- Our 60-day money-back guarantee
What's in the Box:
- PG Alta 57 cardioid dynamic microphone
- Swivel stand adapter
- Vinyl zippered storage bag
- User Guide
- Limited Warranty sheet
- Safety Precautions
- Online registration card
- Shure decal
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Features and Specs
|Application||For live & studio use|
|Parts Warranty||2 Years|
|Labor Warranty||2 Years|
Overview: The Shure PGA57 is a cardioid dynamic microphone designed for recording or live performance. It is ideal for amplified instruments, or acoustic drum performances. It features a black metallic finish and grille. The PGA57 comes with a swivel mic clip (A25D), and a soft zippered carrying case.
Cardioid Pickup Pattern: The PGA57 has a cardioid polar pattern for maximum gain before feedback, and excellent rejection of off-axis sound.
Connector: The microphone has a 3-pin male XLR connector.
|Frequency Response||50 Hz-15 kHz|
|Sensitivity (at 1kHz)||Open Circuit Voltage |
-56.5 dBV/Pa (1.5mV)
|Dimensions||Diameter: 1.909" |
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