A legend in it's own right the Shure 55SH Series II microphone boasts a classic look while providing pristine sonic reproduction and sensitivity response characteristics. The microphone features a dynamic capsule with a cardioid pick-up pattern which is effective in minimizing noise and ambiance at the off-axis sections of the capsule. As a result, higher gain before feedback is established when using near monitor speakers. Shure's classic UNIDYNE II technology combined with modern acoustic components provide a tailored signal response suitable for vocal performances, theatrical and public address applications. An On/Off switch is standard and a fixed, self-tensioning, 5/8"-27 thread swivel mount is also provided.
Perhaps the biggest attribute of the 55SH is it's classic design. Also known as the "Elvis microphone", the 55SH lends itself as a perfect prop microphone in performances and theater applications.
Tailored Signal Response
In addition to it's classic design, the 55SH has a performance response fit for professional sound reinforcement, public address and recording.
Cardioid Polar Pattern
The cardioid polar pattern in effective in minimizing noise born at the off-axis sections of the capsule. This ensures high gain before feedback when using near stage monitors.
The dynamic capsule is shock mounted for added protection against shock and structure born noise.
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Shure 55SH/II - Cardioid Dynamic Lo-Z Microphone
2 Year Warranty
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50 Hz - 15 kHz
Maximum Input Sound Level
not specified by manufacturer
None Dynamic, Requires No Phantom or Battery Power
150 Ohms (270 Ohms actual) for Connection to Microphone Inputs Rated at 75 to 300 Ohms
4.53 x 2.19 x 3.06 (115 x 55.6 x 77.8mm) (H x W x D)