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Shure PGA57

Cardioid dynamic microphone

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Shure PGA57

If you're looking to step into the world of professional sound but need to watch your budget, check out Shure PG ALTA™ microphones. PG ALTA mics combine Shure engineering excellence, durability, and great sound. Best of all, you'll find a model for almost any application – studio, home recording, or live venue.

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.

Product Highlights:

    General Features:
    • designed for acoustic/electric instruments, drums, and guitar/bass amps
    • dynamic microphone design
    • cardioid pattern rejects noise and minimizes feedback
    Specifications:
    • frequency response: 70-15,000 Hz
    • sensitivity: -56.5 dBV/Pa
    • output impedance: 150 ohms
    • weight: 9.88 oz
    • male XLR connector
    Included Accessories:
    • zippered storage bag
    • microphone clip
    Other Info:

    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

    General
    Application For live & studio use
    Type Dynamic
    Polar Pattern Cardioid
    Phantom Power N
    Connector XLR
    Specs
    Frequency response 70Hz-15kHz
    Sensitivity -56.5 dBV/
    Max SPL N/A
    Diameter 1.909
    Length 6.458
    Weight 9.88 oz.
    Parts Warranty 2 Years
    Labor Warranty 2 Years

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    Features

    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.

    Specifications:

      PGA57
    Frequency Response 50 Hz-15 kHz
    Type Dynamic
    Output Impedance 150Ω
    Sensitivity (at 1kHz) Open Circuit Voltage
    -56.5 dBV/Pa (1.5mV)
    Dimensions Diameter: 1.909"
    Length: 6.458"
    Weight 9.88 ounces

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