Shure SM7B - Reviews, Prices, Specs and Alternatives

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Shure SM7B ranks #4 out of 169. It is in the top 10%.
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Popularity rank: 33 / 213
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Total expert reviews: 22
  • with a score: 8
  • without a score: 14
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Getting the Most From Your Shure SM7B Microphone
Review by Sweetwater
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Shure SM7B Mic Review / Test
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Shure SM7B Microphone Review: Worth it?
Review by Manchester Music
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Shure SM7B - The Best Streaming Mic?
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Shure SM7B Microphone Review And Setup
Review by The Mad Hermit
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The Shure SM7B - What's So Special? My Review
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  • ONE MICROPHONE FOR EVERYTHING - Studio Recording, Home Recording, Podcasting & Streaming. The SM7B Is Trusted By The Worlds Leading Vocalists, Podcasters & Streamers.
  • STUDIO VOCAL RECORDING - The SM7B’s Dynamic Cartridge With Smooth, Flat, Wide-range Frequency Response Produces Exceptionally Clean & Natural Reproduction Of Both Music & Speech.
  • PODCAST & BROADCAST - Found In The Top Podcasting Studios Around The World, The SM7B Air Suspension Shock Isolation & Pop Filter Eliminate Both Mechanical Noise And Breathiness. So Words Get Through And The Rest Stays Out Of The Mix.
  • STREAMING CONTENT - Professional Live Streaming Starts With A Microphone Capable Of Capturing Exceptionally Clean And Natural Reproduction Of Both Music And Speech. The SM7B Has Been A Pioneer In Such Abilities For Decades.
  • PROFESSIONAL XLR CONNECTION - The XLR Connection Along With An Audio Interface Allows You More Control Over The Sound — Thus A Better Overall Sound Quality. At least 60dB of gain is recommended to get that iconic warm and balanced tone most commonly associated with the SM7B.
  • CLASSIC CARDIOID PATTERN WITH UNIFORM CAPTURE - The SM7B Cardioid Pattern Is Designed To Reject Off-axis Audio, So You Can Sing Or Speak At A Comfortable Angle And It Captures The Sound, Just As You Want It, With Minimum Coloration.
  • SHIELD YOUR SOUND - We Added Advanced Electromagnetic Shielding To Defeat Hum From Computer Monitors And Other Studio Equipment.
  • CLOSE-MIKING STUDIO APPLICATIONS - The SM7B Shines When Used For Close-miking Instruments & ASMR Audio Where Warm And Smooth Full-frequencies Are A Must.
  • QUALITY IN THE DETAILS - Rugged Construction For Securing The Microphone Cartridge. Detachable Close-talk Windscreen And Switch Cover Plate Included. Bass Rolloff And Mid-range Emphasis (Presence Boost) Control With Graphic Display Of Response Setting.
  • WHAT’S IN THE BOX - Shure SM7B Vocal Dynamic Microphone With One A7WS Detachable Windscreen And One RPM602 Switch Cover Plate. Free 2-year Warranty Included.
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EAN Numbers: 0042406088879, 8711624720749
UPC Numbers: 042406088879
Model Numbers: SM7B
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Shure SM7B is a very popular and one of the most expensive options. It's in the top 3 bestselling microphones and has dozens of popular alternatives in the same price range, such as Audio-Technica 4033A or Sennheiser MD 421 II .

Shure SM7B is $311.50 more expensive than an average microphone ($87.50).

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