Legendary cardioid vocal microphone tailored to deliver warm and clear vocal reproduction. The product includes a stand adapter, brightened mid-range and bass roll-off, a pneumatic shock mount system, and a built-in spherical wind and pop filter.

Main Features

  • Frequency response tailored for vocals, with brightened midrange and bass rolloff
  • Uniform cardioid pickup pattern isolates the main sound source and minimizes background noise
  • Pneumatic shock-mount system cuts down handling noise
  • Effective, built-in spherical wind and pop filter
  • Supplied with break-resistant stand adapter which rotates 180 degrees
  • Legendary Shure quality, ruggedness and reliability
  • Cardioid (unidirectional) dynamic
  • Frequency response: 50 to 15,000 Hz


What is the SM58 best suited to?

It’s an ideal choice for a professional vocal artist in any live performance setting. It is tuned to accentuate the warmth and clarity of lead and backing vocals. Even in extreme conditions, the SM58 is tailored to target the main sound source while minimizing background noise. It is also very popular with djs and presenters in clubs and in small and large live venues.

Can it withstand the rigours of touring?

Durable construction, a proven shock-mount system, and a steel mesh grille ensure that even with rough handling, the SM58 will perform consistently, outdoors or indoors.

Furnished Accessories

Amount Part Title
1 Swivel Stand Adapter Part A25D
1 Storage Bag Part 26A13

Available Variants


Technical specifications

298 g
Height x Width x Depth:
162.0 × 51.0 × 51.0 mm
Frequency Response:
50 Hz – 15 kHz
Frequency Response:
-54.50 dBV/Pa – 1.85 mV/Pa
Transducer Type:
Polar Pattern:
Switchable low cut:
3 Pin XLR
Interchangeable Capsule:
Main Functionality:
Headphone Output:
Frequency Response Curve Image:
Shure SM58 The legendary vocal microphone Frequency Response Curve Image

Further Technical Specifications

Further Specs:
  • Impedance: Rated impedance is 150Ω (300Ω actual) for connection to microphone inputs rated low impedance
  • Case: Dark gray, enamel-painted, die cast metal; matte-finished, silver colored, spherical steel mesh grille


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Wireless Options

Illustration Shure SM58 The legendary vocal microphone

SM58 Wireless Options

As a wireless microphone the SM58 is available in different wireless systems - analogue and digital.

Optional accessories


How does it differ to the Beta 58A?

There are several differences between the two mics. Here are the most relevant ones: Polar pattern: Beta 58A = supercardioid; SM58 = cardioid Output level: Beta 58A is 4dB hotter than SM58 Handling noise: Beta 58A has less handling noise than the SM58 Grille: Beta 58A has a hardened grille that is very difficult to dent Frequency response: Beta 58A has extended low and high end compared to SM58

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