Ding! Paste as plain text instead, × Discussion in 'Recording Studio' started by metalshop, Aug 25, 2007. sm57 is great mic.   Your link has been automatically embedded. How much difference is there? uhh the PG and the SM are not the same mic. OT Shure: pg57 vs sm57 vs beta 57 Sign in to follow this . Clear editor. Tech experts from Seymour Duncan are regularly on this forum, and are clearly labeled as employees of Seymour Duncan. This page was generated at 07:06 PM. I record with an sm57 but these are cheap. It's also got a slightly different freq. Talk with your fellow tone freaks on the web's liveliest (and friendliest!) what advantages does the i5 have over the sm57? © 1995-2019 Harmony Central, Inc. All rights reserved. Is the PG57 correct for the job ? Another batch is done. I mentioned that I was doing research for my show, post a link, and there's a problem? I have taken the time to slender the industry to two of the prime possibilities that are the two cost-effective and valuable in virtually any condition. I I agree. It's a bit more "HiFi" sounding. Shure PG57's? Yeah, I'm finding that to be true, but there are differences. I've never tried the 609 though. The mics are mostly used to record electric guitar, close mic'd and generally high gain, … The 57 works all the time, everytime. the pg is the cheaper series of the shure sm line. However, if some random person had come in here and asked for opinions on these two mics, and provided links to their band, there would've been no problem with it. How much difference is there? its very hard to hear differences between sm57 and pg57.   Pasted as rich text. I'm working on an episode of The Metal Shop Podcast where I do just that.   Your previous content has been restored. Followers 0. All times are GMT-8. check out the FAQ by clicking the I mentioned that I was doing research for my show, post a link, and there's a problem? In short, it adds a bunch of sound to the mix that a competant mixer would end up cutting out, in most cases, later. All are welcome, from seasoned pros to absolute beginners. Upload or insert images from URL. I only need a microphone to put in front of my amp at low volume. By Veej007 in forum Free Ads for Music/Recording Equipment Replies: 1 Last Post: 03-15-2005, 23:02. sm57/58 + Preamp question. The beta is a little more flat in the higher end and really lets you take advantage of the proximity effect. © 1995-2019 Harmony Central, Inc. All rights reserved. They are here to help. If you're making clips, fine, buy i5 or e609--shouldn't matter. All you need to make a record is a mic, some tape and. By a little bird in a guitar shop told me this, and so i had to inquire. sm57 is great mic. The i5 and e609 always sounded like ass with my Superbass. ... want to buy shure sm57/58. Either drop it and post like the rest of us, or leave. What are the differences. I'm wondering if anybody here has ever done a comparison of a PG57 vs a SM57 in particular and if so was there was a lot of difference, enough to justify trading up? You can post now and register later. Shure PG57 vs SM57, worth trading up? most of the famous guitar sounds were captured by one. Note: Your post will require moderator approval before it will be visible. Can anyone here confirm that the pg and the sm are the same (other than road worthiness) and the beta is a step up (soundwise) from both? 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I want a relatively inexpensive guitar mic for home recording only. beta and sm are very differet, but equally cool. I'm just a basement guitarist who want to record rythm tracks from my amp and play over those tracks. shure PG57 Sign in to disable this ad Hi all, I'm on the market for buying a microphone. × To start viewing messages, You may have to register beta 57 is similar to sm57 except has more output - gives a brighter tone to me, pg57 is just the cheaper alternative, not sure how it sounds. This is for a hobby studio setup. before you can post: click the register link above to proceed. However, if some random person had come in here and asked for opinions on these two mics, and provided links to their band, there would've been no problem with it. Shure PG57-LC Instrument Dynamic Microphone, Cardioid Picking Your Subsequent Instrument Microphone: Shure SM57 Vs Audix I5 Selecting a great instrument microphone can not only be puzzling, but also time consuming. OT Shure: pg57 vs sm57 vs beta 57. Anyone ever compared these two mics to see if the cheaper PG 57 could hold water against the industry standard SM 57? I record with an. I have an audio-technica mb2k, but it seems a bit harsh at times, especially in the highs and the 57 seems to always capture what i hear coming from the amp.