Shure SM58S

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Unexpected outing for an Shure SM58S
Robert8105, 15.11.2015
I've been reading about this legendry microphone for years, particularly as a mainstay of rock bands. I gave in and bought just one even though my small stable of microphones never go near rock bands although some do service in recording choirs.
Upon receipt, I examined it and tried the switch and thought that it seemed very slack however how could I justify sending it back as I had only one SM58S so no comparisons were possible. Not fazed by this possible problem, my SM58S had a somewhat unexpected first outing that is as a comperes' microphone on a Quiz Night. I was the Quizmaster and it performed faultlessly. That switch design was almost certainly meant to be slack as it switched effortlessly between on and off between questions.
Giving the microphone appropriate equalisation via the mixer it gave my voice a flattering good cadence. Not only that; when I gave our honoured guest a stint on reading the political questions selection, (she being our local MP) the SM58S gave her voice the same accurate projection as it did of mine.
Of note was that feedback was minimal or nonexistent which was surprising as the speakers were close by. Perhaps all SM58S users have known that for years.
Finally and of equal importance is to mention the shape and design. Again I had some pre-conceived idea when I first took it out of the box; too short and sloping grip not right ? How wrong could I be ! As soon as it was coupled to a XLR cable the feel of the SM58S was just right both in weight and design. Its apparent shortness (compared with some more recent designs) was just an absolute boon to an amateur quizmaster, such as myself, who has to hold a microphone for couple of hours in a crowded room where questions are read and an appropriate pause is the norm. I say, this bearing in mind that it is not appropriate at such events to stay in one place using a stand.
This microphone is one I highly recommend for all these reasons some of which were not anticipated.
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Built like a tank
dooq, 02.11.2017
I have full confidence this mic can be hung upside down from a crane and used as a bulldozer!! Only kidding! What I'm trying to say is it's built like a tank and feels quite weighty and solid in the hand.

Good performance however, I found it to be at tad too directional for my liking (in that if you're slightly off-axis there's quite a noticeable drop in sound level). Maybe this was just the way our speakers were using the mic.

Anyway, overall a very good purchase and solid performance from a respectable brand.
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Shure SM58S
06.05.2016
very good quality, and a good dynamic microphone is so good for voice as Instrument, very good for those who want to start music recordings at home and also for concerts providing a good quality and with very little noise, I recommend also using a pop filter for recording, I use a
t.bone MS 180 and have very good results in recs
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Classic microphone
Andreas Zzz, 01.09.2017
As it was said before - probably most popular mic ever.
Everything as expected, nice bag included.
The only drawback - I would probably choose more super-cardioid one for future (e.g. Beta 58 A) since with that mic is pretty easy to catch a feedback from stage monitors when using long reverb on on-the vocals.
Switch is a pleasant feature (not click-less however)
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Solid mic
Agust, 03.06.2016
Very good and solid mic, and I love the on/off switch.
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SM58S
Strictly Cash., 05.04.2014
What can I say? It's the SM58. I opted for the S model, with the switch, as I like to be able to turn the mic off on occasion. This one has a strong bass response, maybe not the very best if you have a naturally bass voice. I gave some of the ratings 4 stars, as they are definitely good, but there may be better out there. That said, having a SM58 is never a mistake.
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Versatile mic
29.12.2015
Very decent standard mic which can endure allot of shocks. A good point is the switch, when feedback comes in the game the powerbutton comes in extremely handy to safe your ears from some frequencies.
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Standard
Martin4732, 26.05.2014
This mic is a standard, as a first mic I would recommend it. My voice is a bit deep and I find that there are mics that do a better job. Still I have this one as a back up.
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SM58S
Gerard2214, 24.11.2014
Great mic - clear vocals and no major handling issues
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