Shure MOTIV MV51 Digital Large-Diaphragm Condenser Microphone

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Shure MV51

With striking vintage design and 24 /48 digital recording, the MV51 provides a complete recording solution.

Use the kickstand to record a living room jam session, or mount it onto a mic stand to lay down a demo.

The touch panel easily adjusts gain, mute, headphone volume, and features 5 preset recording modes.

The MV51 includes built-in headphone monitoring and comes with both a USB and Lightning cable to connect with PC, Mac and iOS devices. Record uncompressed files using the free ShurePlus MOTIV app. Go beyond the built-in preset modes with limiter, compressor, and 5-band EQ controls.

When you’re recording, great sound matters most, and the MV51 delivers.

  • Overview

    Offering an integrated kickstand for tabletop use as well as a microphone stand adapter for traditional mounting, the Shure MOTIV MV51 large-diaphragm condenser microphone delivers unparalleled audio quality in a vintage, all-metal design. The all-digital MOTIV MV51 mic is specifically engineered for high-quality digital audio capture. Even better, it seamlessly connects to any Mac, PC, iPhone, iPod or iPad for truly convenient digital recording.

    Equipped with five onboard DSP preset modes to provide optimal recording results, the MV51 includes a unique onboard touch panel control for quick access to gain, mute and headphone volume adjustments. The 2.5cm capsule element provides superior audio results, which are easily monitored in real-time via the built-in 3.5mm (1/8-inch) headphone output. The striking design includes an integrated kickstand compatible with any standard mic stand, making the MV51 a complete recording solution when convenience is required without sacrifice.

    Highlights

    2.5 cm (1-inch) microphone capsule element provides studio quality, high-fidelity audio

    Five DSP Preset Modes (Speech, Singing, Flat, Acoustic Instrument, Loud)

    Automatically adjusts Gain, EQ, Compression and Limiting for optimal results

    Front panel touch controls for mode selection, headphone volume, microphone gain and mute

    All-metal construction, vintage-inspired design and a built-in headphone output for real-time monitoring

    Apple MFi (Made for iPhone/iPod/iPad) Certified for direct connection to any iOS device; no need for any additional adapters or connection kits

    Integrated rear kickstand provides optimal positioning on any desktop

    Includes standard 5/8-inch thread to mount on any microphone stand

    Did You Notice?

    The mic is designed for real-time monitoring and comes with five DSP presets.

    Apple Recommends For

    High-quality recording on your Mac, iPhone or iPad and videoconferencing on Mac or iPad.

    What’s in the Box

    Shure MOTIV MV51 Digital Large-Diaphragm Condenser Microphone with integrated stand

    MicroB-to-Lightning cable

    MicroB-to-USB cable

    User guide

    Tech Specs

    Connections: USB

    Height: 12.8 cm/5 in.

    Length: 7 cm/2.8 in.

    Width: 8.6 cm/3.4 in.

    Weight: 574.7 g

    Manufacturer Information

    Part Number

    Mfr. Part Number: MV51

    UPC or EAN No.: 042406491518

    Warranty

    Note: Products sold through this website that do not bear the Apple Brand name are serviced and supported exclusively by their manufacturers in accordance with terms and conditions packaged with the products. Apple’s Limited Warranty does not apply to products that are not Apple-branded, even if packaged or sold with Apple products. Please contact the manufacturer directly for technical support and customer service.

    Warranty: Two-year limited

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  • 5.0 Average
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    • 5.0 out of 5 stars

      Fantastic Sound from the big guns in Microphone Sound Design Shure.

      I'm a big fan of Shure and this is really a fantastic mic, extremely tough build quality and it's heavy! all metal. Sound is fantastic with different DSP settin I'm a big fan of Shure and this is really a fantastic mic, extremely tough build quality and it's heavy! all metal. Sound is fantastic with different DSP settings of which I prefer the "flat". Great for use as a desktop mic for FaceTime/Skype etc and equally great for lightning devices like iPad/iPhone. About a billion times better sounding than those Blue Snowball Yeti mic about on a par with the brilliant Apogee Mic which I also own but more versatile I think. I use professional mic with an Apogee Symphony I/O2 like the SM7B, SM57/58, VP88 etc etc I'm a sure fanboy for sure but this for convenience is a great mic, you could easily cut a track on this, acoustic instruments and vocals sound great when recorded in the flat setting and processed with Logic Pro or GarageBand. We are living in some great times when tools like this make creativity so easy. 10/10 Microphone. Also it's 25 quid cheaper from Apple than any other retailer in the UK.

      • Written by Chris B from London

      1 of 1 people found this useful

      Is this review useful?Fantastic Sound from the big guns in Microphone Sound Design Shure.

    • 5.0 out of 5 stars

      Fantastic Sound from the big guns in Microphone Sound Design Shure.

      I'm a big fan of Shure and this is really a fantastic mic, extremely tough build quality and it's heavy! all metal. Sound is fantastic with different DSP settin I'm a big fan of Shure and this is really a fantastic mic, extremely tough build quality and it's heavy! all metal. Sound is fantastic with different DSP settings of which I prefer the "flat". Great for use as a desktop mic for FaceTime/Skype etc and equally great for lightning devices like iPad/iPhone. About a billion times better sounding than those Blue Snowball Yeti mic about on a par with the brilliant Apogee Mic which I also own but more versatile I think. I use professional mic with an Apogee Symphony I/O2 like the SM7B, SM57/58, VP88 etc etc I'm a sure fanboy for sure but this for convenience is a great mic, you could easily cut a track on this, acoustic instruments and vocals sound great when recorded in the flat setting and processed with Logic Pro or GarageBand. We are living in some great times when tools like this make creativity so easy. 10/10 Microphone. Also it's 25 quid cheaper from Apple than any other retailer in the UK.

      • Written by Chris B from London

      1 of 1 people found this useful

      Is this review useful?Fantastic Sound from the big guns in Microphone Sound Design Shure.

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