Written by Cheryl Jennison DaProza on February 5, 2016 under Webinars
In this 60-minute webinar, Shure Product Manager John Born traces the history of the unidirectional dynamic microphone and gives us a glimpse into exciting new Dualdyne technology.
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 Cheryl Jennison DaProza on June 25, 2014 under Webinars
Those of us who work with microphones day in and day out all have our favorites. Most singers swear by the SM58®. The SM7B is popular among broadcasters and recording engineers alike. And, any live sound engineer worth his salt will have several SM57s in his inventory. But when it comes to the general public, one […]
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 Davida Rochman on February 20, 2012
Most Shure users have likely never heard the name Ernie Seeler, even though a fair share of their livelihood exists because of this microphone engineer. Born in Cuba of German parents, Ernie joined Shure in 1953 and retired in 1997. During the late 1950s, Ernie developed a new microphone element that would revolutionize the pro […]
Written by Michael Pettersen on January 4, 2018 under FeaturedMicrophonesNews
Resident Shure historian Michael Pettersen shares the stories behind some of his favorite archival treasures, including how an SM56 mic avoided being smashed by The Who and set on fire by Jimi Hendrix at Monterey Pop in 1967.
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 Cheryl Jennison DaProza on July 26, 2017 under News
Shure has several ways to recognize Associate service and longevity. We take a look at these programs, including an inside look at the annual Service Awards Luncheon.
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 Michael Pettersen on October 20, 2016
How did the SM58 achieve its signature sound? Shure Historian Michael Pettersen breaks it down in three easy (depending on your technical expertise) pieces.
Written by Marc Henshall on June 20, 2016 under Microphones
At this year’s NAMM show, we launched our first all-new dynamic microphone for nearly 50 years — the KSM8 Dualdyne. Since the show, much speculation has emerged about the ‘dual’ in ‘Dualdyne,’ and what this term actually means. The confusion is not completely unfounded either; the concept of a microphone with two diaphragms isn’t actually […]
Written by Cheryl Jennison DaProza on June 14, 2016 under News
Find the perfect present for music and recording enthusiasts with our gift guide. We have suggestions for audiophiles, guitar gods, vinyl geeks, singers, frequent flyers, videographers, podcasters and more.
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 Davida Rochman on March 30, 2016 under MicrophonesMOTIV
Lead Industrial Designer John Miller explains how iconic Shure microphones of the 20th century inspired the design of two portable MOTIV™ digital condenser microphones.
Written by Cheryl Jennison DaProza on March 9, 2016
Shure products, from the new KSM8 Dualdyne™ to the time-honored SM57 and SM58®, were honored with a wide spectrum of industry awards.
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