Shure 55SH Series II Cardioid Dynamic Microphone

Every singer loves the "Elvis mic!" Get the look of 1939's Unidyne II plus Shure's modern frequency response -- great for live vocals, broadcast VO and more.

The Model 55SH Series II provides the Shure classic UNIDYNE II design coupled with modern acoustic components to meet today's performance standards. This microphone is excellent for vocal pickup with its characteristic Shure presence peak.

The 55SH Series II has a cardioid (unidirectional) polar pickup pattern that minimizes sound pickup from the rear of the microphone. This allows the Model 55SH Series II to be used in close proximity to loudspeakers without creating feedback problems, and it can perform under adverse acoustic conditions where omnidirectional microphones cannot.

The 55SH Series II has a low-impedance balanced out-put designed for connection to microphone inputs rated at 75 to 300 ohms. The microphone features a cartridge shock mount to reduce stand noise, an On/Off switch, and an attached, self-tensioning, 5/8" 27 thread swivel mount.

This microphone is ideal for public address or theater-stage sound systems, as well as for broadcasting, recording, and other sound applications where a stand-mounted microphone with a classic look is desirable.
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Type: Dynamic

Frequency Response: 50 to 15,000 Hz

Polar Pattern: Cardioid (unidirectional), uniform with frequency, symmetrical about axis
Dimensions and Weight in Packaging
Base Item
Shipping Weight: 2 lbs
Shipping Dimensions: 10 x 5 x 3 in
Manufacturer Part Number (MPN): 55SHII
with Microphone Stand and Cable
Shipping Weight: 10.75 lbs

For support or warranty questions, please contact the manufacturer:
Phone: (800) 516-2525

Reviewers gave this product an overall rating of 4.5 out of 5 stars. (79 ratings)
Submitted January 24, 2015 by Noel M in Harrisburg, PA
" A Super Strong Modern Mic"
Overall: 4.5 out of 5 stars
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I Order this mic from zzounds got fast service , got the Mic hooked it up and sang...the sound of this Mic can be warm for crooners...light Or hard for has all inbetween, I rate this Mic as I have used the Older Version, this NEW 55 is super great for the Money...sounds like a 1,000 bucks...I rate it 5 star all the way as well as zZounds...great job !!!!
Musical Background:
I played in many Bands in my younger years, now i sing karaoke Gigs.
Musical Style:
Country , Bluegrass, Southern Rock.
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