PGA57-XLR Instrument Microphone Shure


Cardioid Dynamic Instrument Microphone + XLR-XLR Cable


Cardioid Dynamic Instrument Microphone
The PGA57 clearly reproduces sound sources in amplified instrument and acoustic drum performance and recording. Available with and without a cable.

Mountable microphone for amplified and acoustic instrument performance and recording, including guitar amps and snare drums
Tailored, dynamic cartridge (does not require phantom power) with cardioid polar pattern
Includes PGA57, microphone clip, zipper pouch and user guide

Product Details

The PGA57 is a professional quality instrument microphone with an updated industrial design that features a black metallic finish and grille offering an unobtrusive visual presence. Legendary Shure quality construction ensures exceptional performance in rigorous environments.

  • Bass Amp
  • Guitar Amp
  • Stereo Recording
  • Acoustic String Instruments
  • Drums / Percussion
Microphone Type
  • Dynamic
Polar Pattern
  • Cardioid
Frequency Response
  • Tailored
Form Factor
  • Mountable
Model Line

Available Options

PGA57-XLR Cardioid dynamic instrument microphone. XLR-XLR cable.
PGA57-LC Cardioid dynamic instrument microphone. Cable not included.


Frequency Response 50–15,000 Hz
Phantom power required? No
Polar Pattern Cardioid
Type Dynamic

Additional specifications are available in the user guide.

Software & Downloads


PG ALTA™ Microphones Brochure English PDF 5.05 mb

Specification Sheets

PGA57 Specification Sheet English PDF 84.9 kb

User Guides

PGA57 User Guide English PDF 745 kb