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    Monoprice Performance Dynamic Instrument Microphone with Clip
    Product # 600057
    In Stock This item should ship tomorrow (9/20/2018) if ordered within 20 hours 41 minutes

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    Does anyone have a frequency response chart for this microphone (or any others on monoprice)?
    Michael A on Sep 17, 2017
    BEST ANSWER: Thank you for your interest in our Stage Right Mics. We are working on getting complete freq. response charts for all of mics.
    A newbie question. How is this microphone terminated? 1/4" plug? Can it be plugged directly into a guitar amp?
    Gregory C on Aug 22, 2017
    BEST ANSWER: Hi Greg,

    The mic has XLR connections and is a dynamic style mic.
    Most 1/4" connections for a guitar amp are "unbalanced" (2 wires - XLR is 3 wires - a +, -, and shield). Some guitar maps have multiple inputs.
    My suggestion is to get a small mixer and use XLR wires into the mixer and run the mixer output into the guitar amp.

    Another option is to get an adapter from XLR to 1/4 (probably a TRS) and give it a try. Maybe it will work maybe not. It probably will depend on the guitar amp..

    Kim B
    4.1 / 5.0
    10 Reviews
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    Sounds killer
    Hey, think this looks like an SM-57? Guess what - it sounds like one too! It just doesn't cost nearly as much. It's got that nice, bright sound and holds up nicely to high SPL. We use these to mic a Mesa 50w 1x12, Blackstar 60w 1x12, and a Trace Elliot 4x10. It also carries the low-end on the bass amp through VERY nicely.
    February 10, 2017
    1 year ago
    While these mics lack the rich detail of a real SM57, they are entirely adequate in a pinch.

    I took a chance on four of them for drum mics. They are a little on the bright side. Not the best dynamic range on drums or a tube amp. Probably better suited to live rather than recording if you're a stickler for detail in your sound.
    August 24, 2017
    1 year ago
    57? Yeah, pretty much.
    Got this for snare. Might not tell anyone it's not a 57. Sounds the same. We'll see how durable.
    September 1, 2017
    1 year ago
    This is a 57... not sure what the other guys are complaining about.
    This sounds exactly like a 57... just without the price tag. I really don't know what the other 2 reviews are talking about unless their mics were defective... but yeah... this is a killer mic. $25? Goodness... now sure how anyone could complain about it. It's a 57 - most versatile mic in existence.
    June 21, 2017
    1 year ago
    Gives the SM57 a run for its money
    Just ran a shootout between the 600057 and the beloved SM57 in a local college audio production class. Heard one student comment, "Wow, that mic sounds surprisingly good." Does not sound exactly like a 57, but that is okay.. It sounds darn close and the quality of recorded audio is very high. Think of it this way - can one size screwdriver serve every screwdriver need you will ever have? Add this mic to your toolkit.
    November 22, 2017
    1 year ago
    I was pleasantly surprised. I bought this mic entirely out of curiousity. Its responsive. A little bright on the highs. It has a slight warmth on the lower end as it goes down its frequency response. And it feels rock solid. Iâ??m buying several more. Itâ??s what you think it is at a great price. Cheers.
    December 15, 2017
    9 months ago
    5 out of 5
    this perhaps the best budget dynamic microphone any aspiring audio engineer can possibly buy
    March 12, 2017
    1 year ago
    Worth the money
    You would think an SM57 clone for $25 would be junk but it is not junk. It's also not an SM57.
    February 25, 2018
    7 months ago
    good general purpose mic
    Not a 57. Looks like one, sounds ok, inferior to good 57
    April 11, 2017
    1 year ago
    Maybe mine came broken?
    This does not sound like a 57 at all. In fact, I can record better audio with my phone's mic. It sounds like it's got a sharp cut on the high and low frequencies.

    I did, however, find a use for it. I used it to trigger my light controller. It pretty useless for anyone that needs to capture sound.
    May 3, 2017
    Response from Monoprice
    I'm sorry to hear that, please feel free to contact us at reviews@monoprice.com with a detailed summary of the issue you are experiencing and our knowledgeable Technical Support staff would be more than happy to assist. Thank you
    May 19, 2017
    New User U Staff