Shure SM57 Unidirectional Dynamic Microphone is the microphone the President uses!
The Shure SM57 has been nicknamed the 'Swiss army knife' of microphones because of its varied uses. Professional guitarist use it to mic their amps, but it is also great for vocals. In fact, it has been the standard microphone used by the President of the United States for the last 30 years! The legendary Shure SM57 microphone is exceptional for musical instrument pickup and vocals. With its bright, clean sound and contoured frequency response, the SM57 is ideal for live sound reinforcement and recording. It has an extremely effective cardioid pickup pattern which isolates the main sound source while minimizing background noise. In the studio, it is excellent for recording drums, guitar, and woodwinds. The Shure SM57 Unidirectional Dynamic Microphones outstanding performance, legendary reliability, and diversity of application make this 'workhorse' the choice of performers, producers, and sound engineers worldwide.