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03.26.2012| By Shure Notes|
We are often asked why Shure microphones have specific model number designations and what these stand for. The organizational structure of Shure model numbers is credited to our founder S.N. Shure. Mr. Shure was a very organized person. The Shure archive has an example of his daily diary, kept when he was 15 years old. Each daily entry recorded what he did in school, what homework he was assigned, and whom he played with after school. Mr. Shure loved organization. As the Shure microphone product line expanded in the 1930s, Mr. Shure made certain that …
02.20.2012| By Shure Notes|
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 audio world, and find its way to every major city, country, and continent…and even to outer space (the SM58 is aboard the International Space Station). That mic element is the Unidyne III – the engine of the SM58, SM57, 545, …