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Reviews Categories | Microphones for ham radio | Shure SM58S Help

Reviews Summary for Shure SM58S
Shure SM58S Reviews: 7 Average rating: 5.0/5 MSRP: $99.00
Description: Shure SM58S Unidirectional(Cardioid)Dynamic Vocal Microphone. With On/Off swith. Freq. Response 50hz-15,000hz. Sensitivity( at 1,000hz open circuit Voltage) Impedance 150ohms - 300ohms actual. 3 pin XLR connector. Weight 298 grams (10.5 oz.)
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W4KVW Rating: 5/5 Jul 16, 2016 22:54 Send this review to a friend
Sounds Great!   Time owned: more than 12 months
I have owned & used my SM-58 for several years as a vocal microphone & have been very happy with the way it sounds.I only use it for performing my Classic Country Music & Gospel Music & never with a transceiver.It was designed for what myself & thousands upon thousands of performers use it for every day but I understand it really sounds great on the air as well so I may give it a try sometime & see how if stacks up against my HEIL PR-20.
WA7AQH Rating: 5/5 Jul 16, 2016 20:06 Send this review to a friend
Really solid mic  Time owned: more than 12 months
Why someone would rate an SM58S a zero because they bought a fake SM57 is beyond me. ???

That said, as everyone else as pointed out so well, the SM-58S is a great communications mic. Dynamic rather than condenser so it may need some boost especially for an Icom. I just run it through a small mixer I use then through the W2IHY IPlus into both an IC-7000 and IC-7300. Built like a tank and great, flat response you can process as you choose.
K8JHR Rating: 5/5 Mar 12, 2012 23:04 Send this review to a friend
Super Microphone  Time owned: more than 12 months
The SM-58 is pretty much the most used vocal microphone in the world. It works great with a transceiver, with just the right frequency response curve for speech communication. Clear, crisp, natural, and uncolored, it simply works well. Rugged, these things have weathered more tours of travel concert duty than anything else, so you know it has to be a solid performer. Same for the Shure SM-57 which typically costs about $20 less - probably the most often used studio recording and utility PA/recording/performance microphone ever. Every self-respecting recording engineer has a pair of these in his mic tool box. Really. Solid performance and good value for the money.

Just MY take. // James - K8JHR //

VE7REN Rating: 5/5 Jan 14, 2012 13:12 Send this review to a friend
beautiful  Time owned: more than 12 months
i have used this mic on a few different radios over the years,and it eats the heil i used before
this mic is one that others should be judged from. always a pleasure to use and get great reports.
K9FE Rating: 5/5 Nov 20, 2010 21:43 Send this review to a friend
Bulletproof!  Time owned: more than 12 months
Needed a desk mic for my Icom 746. Dug out a 30 year old Shure SM58 that I had used for years with a band. Built an interface to block the DC coming from the radio (ICOM feature??) and get great reports. Sounds more full than my Heil Pro headset (5 cartridge) You can find then all day for $50 used. The SM57 is a little sharper on the high end than the SM58, but both mics are incredibly resistant to being overdriven.
N0FQN Rating: 5/5 Dec 24, 2007 21:26 Send this review to a friend
Good Microphone  Time owned: more than 12 months
I use one with my Orion II and it sounds great. Shure SM58s have been around for decades and used by many professional singers and sound professionals. It is not that expensive either, about $99.00 new and can be had for around $40 to $70 used. They'll easily keep up with Heil mics which, in 30+ years as a broadcast engineer, are way over priced for there performance. Try a SM58 or SM57 and you'll be pleasantly surpised.
K1WJ Rating: 5/5 May 10, 2007 07:14 Send this review to a friend
Shure SM58S to Kenwood 940SAT  Time owned: 0 to 3 months
I had a Shure SM58S vocal mike in my closet. Noted the 3 pin XLR connector, and E-mailed Bob Heil to ask if they made a 3pin XLR to 8-pin Kenwood. He said yes, so I ordered one. Ofcourse he told me the PR-20 was THE mic for my Kenwood. Anyways, received cables in nice order and hooked it up. Was able to get good audio from the SM58S with or with out processing. Nice, heavy, well built microphone and works sweet on my TS-940SAT.
Reports have been good.

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