SUPER 55

General Description

The Shure Super 55 Deluxe Vocal Microphone combines the vintage design of the original with a stunning upgrade in audio performance. The Super 55 features the signature chrome-plated die-cast body, redesigned name plate, striking blue foam windscreen, and a smooth frequency response for natural vocals. The Super 55 is a high-output, dynamic vocal microphone designed for stage and studio. The supercardioid polar pattern ensures high gain before feedback, maximum isolation from other sound sources, and minimum off-axis tone coloration. Performers and music enthusiasts will appreciate the timeless style and cultural significance of the Super 55. This microphone is ideal for stage, studio recording, podcasting, and other sound applications where a stand-mounted microphone with a classic look is desirable.

Features

  • Uniform supercardioid pick-up pattern for maximum gain before feedback and excellent rejection of off-axis sound.

  • Tailored frequency response specifically shaped for natural sounding vocals and speech.

  • Chrome die-cast metal construction and mechanical design resists wear and abuse.

  • Classic appearance, modern performance.

  • Shock mounted cartridge minimizes stand transmitted noise, ensures quiet operation.

  • Self-tensioning swivel mount permits tilting through 45 degrees forward and 80 degrees backward.

  • Shure quality, ruggedness and reliability

  • Includes zippered storage bag.

Specifications

Type

Dynamic (moving coil)

Frequency Response

60 to 17,000 Hz

Polar Pattern

Supercardioid

Output Impedance

EIA rated at 150 Ω (290 Ω actual)

Sensitivity

at 1 kHz, open circuit voltage

-53.0 dBV/Pa[1]

Polarity

Positive pressure on diaphragm produces positive voltage on pin 2 with respect to pin 3

Weight

Net: 0.656 kg (1.45 lb)

Housing

Chrome-plated die casting

[1] 1 Pa=94 dB SPL

Typical Frequency Response

Typical Polar Patterns

Overall Dimensions

Certifications

Eligible to bear CE Marking. Conforms to European EMC Directive 89/336/EEC. Meets applicable tests and performance criteria in European Standard EN55103 (1996) parts 1 and 2, for residential (E1) and light industrial (E2) environments.

The CE Declaration of Conformity can be obtained from: www.shure.com/europe/compliance

Authorized European representative:

Shure Europe GmbH

Headquarters Europe, Middle East & Africa

Department: EMEA Approval

Jakob-Dieffenbacher-Str. 12

75031 Eppingen, Germany

Phone: +49-7262-92 49 0

Fax: +49-7262-92 49 11 4

Email: info@shure.de

Optional Accessories and Replacement Parts

Optional Accessories

7.6 m (25 ft.) Cable (XLR-XLR)

C25J

Replacement Parts

Cartridge for Super 55

R115S