Shure MOTIV MV51 Professional Home Studio Microphone (with USB-A, USB-C and Lightning Cables)

Built tough to take on the go, this condenser mic has smart DSP presets for capturing great sound, and USB and Lightning cables to record to your devices.

Specifically engineered for high-quality digital audio capture, the all-digital Shure MOTIV MV51 large-diaphragm condenser microphone seamlessly connects to any Mac, PC, iPhone, iPod, iPad and Android devices for the ultimate in convenience of digital recording.

Equipped with five onboard DSP preset modes to provide optimal recording results, the MV51 includes a unique onboard touch panel control for quick access to gain, mute and headphone volume adjustments. The 1 inch capsule element provides unmatched audio results, which are easily monitored in real-time via the built in 1/8" (3.5mm) headphone output. The striking vintage design and durable all-metal construction includes an integrated kickstand compatible with any standard mic stand, making the MV51 a complete recording solution when convenience is required without sacrifice.


- Apple MFi (Made for iPhone/iPod/iPad) Certified for direct connection to any iOS device without the need for any additional adapters or connection kits.
- 5 DSP Preset Modes (Speech, Singing, Flat, Acoustic Instrument, Loud)
- Automatically adjusts Gain, EQ, Compression and Limiting for optimal results
- Front panel touch controls for mode selection, headphone volume, microphone gain, and mute
- Built-in headphone output for real-time monitoring
- 1-inch (25mm) microphone capsule element provides best-in-class audio
- Integrated rear kickstand provides optimal positioning on any desktop
- Includes standard 5/8" thread to mount read more on any microphone stand
- All-metal construction, vintage-inspired design
- Includes (1) MicroB to USB-A cable, (1) MicroB to USB-C cable, and (1) MicroB to Lightning cable (3.2 ft / 1m)
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System Requirements:

- Windows: Windows 7, Windows 8; 64 MB minimum RAM; USB 2.0
- Macintosh: OSX Lion 10.7, OSX Mountain Lion 10.8, OSX Mavericks 10.9, OSX Yosemite 10.10; 64 MB minimum RAM; USB 2.0
- iOS 7.0 and higher: iPhone 5, iPhone 5c, iPhone 5s, iPhone 6, iPhone 6 Plus; iPod touch 5th generation; iPad 4th generation, iPad Air, iPad Air 2; iPad Mini 1st generation, iPad Mini 2nd generation, iPad Mini 3rd Generation
- MOTIV Digital Microphones and Recording Solutions are compatible with Android devices that support USB Audio Class 2.0 and Micro-B OTG (On-The-Go) connectivity. Not all Android devices are compatible. Android is a trademark of Google Inc.


- MFi Certified: Yes
- DSP Modes (Presets): Speech/Singing/Acoustic/Loud/Flat
- Type: Electret condenser, 1-inch (25 mm)
- Polar Pattern: Unidirectional (cardioid)
- A/D Converter: Up to 24-bit/48 kHz
- Frequency Response: 20 Hz to 20,000 Hz
- Adjustable Gain Range: 0 to +36 dB
- Sensitivity: -39 dBFS/Pa at 1 kHz at Minimum Gain, Flat Mode (1 Pa = 94 SPL)
- Maximum SPL: 130 dB SPL at Minimum Gain, Flat Mode
- Headphone Output: 3.5 mm (1/8")
- Power Requirements: Powered through USB or Lightning connector
- Microphone Mute: Yes
- Mounting Stand: Built-in
- Stand adapter: 5/8", 27-thread (standard microphone stand mount)
- Housing: All-metal construction
- Net Weight: 574.7 g (20.27 oz.)
- Dimensions: 128 x 86 x 70 mm H x W x D
- Cable: One (1) Micro-B to USB-A Cable, one (1) Micro-B to USB-C Cable, and one (1) Micro-B to Lightning Cable
Dimensions and Weight in Packaging
Base Item
Shipping Weight: 2 lbs
Shipping Dimensions: 7 x 5 x 4 in
Manufacturer Part Number (MPN): MV51-DIG
Warehouse Resealed
Shipping Weight: 1.75 lbs
Shipping Dimensions: 6 x 4 x 4 in
Manufacturer Part Number (MPN): MV51-DIG

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

Reviewers gave this product an overall rating of 5 out of 5 stars. (1 ratings)
Submitted February 21, 2021 by Paul S in Newtow, CT
"Awesome Microphone"
Overall: 5 out of 5 stars
Verified Customer zZounds has verified that this reviewer made a purchase from us.
This is by far the best the most solid the most stable condenser mic I’ve had, and I’ve gone through a few over the years. The features are second too none and ease of use abs set up are so simple - as the saying goes “Even a caveman could do it”
Musical Background:
DJ, Music Production, Karaoke for 20 years
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