Shure 520 DX

Dynamic Microphone "Bicycle Light"The 520DX "Green Bullet" continues the tradition of the 520D, which is famous among harmonica players for its classic Blues Harp sound. With its handy size and contoured shape, it fits perfectly between the harmonica and the hand.

But also as a singing microphone, the "bicycle lamp" makes a good figure. One need only consider H.P. Baxxter of "Scooter", who is always to be seen with this model - and not only in videos, but also live.

  • Ideal for picking up harmonica
  • Omnidirectional polar pattern
  • Volume control to adapt to any musical situation
  • Frequency range: 100 - 5,000 Hz
  • 94 dB SPL
  • Noise Sensitivity: -38.0 dBV / Pa (13 mV)
  • Dimensions: 63 x 82.6 mm
  • Weight including cable: 737 g
  • Includes 6 m connection cable unbalanced 6.3 mm jack
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Best mic for harmonica

09.07.2016
This is a great mic for harmonica (and for vocals, with or without an overdrive-effect). The great thing about this mic is the holding of this mic while playing harmonica, its durability and its very good sound. The only downside is the absence of an mic-holder.
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Joachim M., 27.10.2009
The Shure 520 is in my opinion best suited for harmonica players! I use it over an amp and can say that it is great both for distorted but also suitable for clean sound! So you can not only blues etc. but also nice ballads so play individually!

What pleases me is that the cable on the microphone is strengthened by a kind of spring (strain relief) and it also has the necessary length to scoot something on the stage! However, it would perhaps be better if you attach the cable to the micro by means of a plug connection, as is usual with other microphones!

In the case of a defective cable, you are probably something missing! Also the color you could perhaps rethink! Qualitativ but a fine successful thing! All in all a super micro for probably also a price you can afford! I would say 99.9 points and hope you have helped!
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