Written by Linda Hansen on November 14, 2017 under MicrophonesNews
There are iconic designs that define an entire product category: Ray-Ban Wayfarer shades, the classic Coke bottle, the Model 302 Western Electric telephone. And, of course, the Shure Model 55 microphone. Now we celebrate this icon with a special edition.
Written by Ryan Smith on February 21, 2017 under BroadcastNews
Ryan Smith, Shure’s man in Music City, takes us behind the scenes of CMT’s show Nashville with audio prop master Danny Rowe to find out what it takes to keep it real – both on and off the set.
Written by John Born on May 11, 2016 under Microphones
The new KSM8 Dualdyne does things once thought impossible in a dynamic microphone. Product manager John Born shares some secrets from the design team’s seven-year odyssey.
Written by Allison Wolcott on December 19, 2014
The launch of the 5575LE 75th-anniversary Unidyne® microphone is a great excuse to talk Unidyne history, including the technology’s inventor, the design inspiration, and the IEEE Milestone Award.
Written by Allison Wolcott on May 13, 2014
Two expert colleagues hooked me up with eight live vocal microphones, from value-priced to high-end, dynamics and condensers, so I could experience for myself the differences between them and figure out which one I preferred.
Written by Marc Henshall on April 29, 2014 under News
When the unidyne 55 was introduced, it was the first single element unidirectional dynamic microphone in the world. From entertainers to politicians, past and present, the Unidyne remains the world’s most recognisable microphone. In celebration, we look at the Unidyne story and what makes it the basis for all microphones built today.
Written by Brent Burdick on April 29, 2014 under News
It was 75 years ago today when Shure released a rugged, high-performance public address microphone called the Unidyne® 55. No ordinary microphone, the 55 gave the world the first professional tool to reproduce sound in vibrant tones and textures, without the complex setup requirements of other mics of the time. Beyond the microphone’s amazing sonic […]
Written by Ryan Smith on May 20, 2013 under Live
In our frequent travels as Shure Artist Relations representatives, we often hear from many engineers “You guys should really bring _____ mic back.” If you look back in Shure’s history, there are some amazing designs but also some wonderful sounding mics. Some people want them back because they just look cool and others because they […]
Written by Davida Rochman on April 29, 2009
A Shure Educational Podcast In this episode of our podcast, we introduce the the Super 55. Our guest, Product Specialist Rob Klegon, takes us on a tour of the new product and how it compares to its predecessor, the 55SH Series II.
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