The shure is a cardioid dynamic mic. If you aren't in a supremely sound proofed environment, say a bedroom you've done no sound dampening to, this is fantastic. Xlr connection is good, and it fits the holder it came with.
It's also indestructible. It is durable, and has superb sound. Sturdy and reliable.
If you are on a really tight budget, the sm48 is also a very good microphone. The sm58 is the gig/live/rehearsal mic of choice any day. It's a classic and there's a reason it's a standard in the industry.
Why drive a pinto when you can drive a cadillac?
No real texture, doesn't grab you, very poor tradoesn't convey any feeling at all. They also feedback all too easily for a working band (high end feedback issues) horrible sound.
The sm58 is the most overrated mic ever made.
Software is great if you want to add eq, compression or reverb. It is plugged into to my usb hub. It has a single-direction mode and an omni-directional mode.
You know what eff that. Nope its this pos. Now that that has been fixed, i keep getting a message that says oh no! This thing is buggy.
It's clear that blue is selling refurbished items as new now. Also the sellers refund policy blows!
The usb port on the mic is underneath, so the cable is pushed at an odd angle to snake out through the back. The provided usb cable often lacks enough power to transmit audio through. The problem is that audio is heavily flawed when directly plugged i... Read More
Headphone volume adjustment is now useless. Instead, the knob now adjusts the windows software volume. The gain is ridiculously high and even barely speaking gets distorted.