Shure MOTIV MV51 Digital Large-Diaphragm Condenser Microphone

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Sure MOTIV MV51

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 1-inch capsule element provides superior audio results, which are easily monitored in real-time via the built-in 1/8-inch (3.5mm) 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

    1-inch (2.5 cm) 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

    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: 5 in./12.8 cm

    Length: 2.8 in./7 cm

    Width: 3.4 in./8.6 cm

    Weight: 20.27 oz./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

  • iPhone Models

    • iPhone 7
    • iPhone 7 Plus
    • iPhone 6s
    • iPhone 6s Plus
    • iPhone 6
    • iPhone 6 Plus
    • iPhone SE
    • iPhone 5s
    • iPhone 5c
    • iPhone 5

    iPad Models

    iPod Models

  • 4.0 Average
    4 out of 5 stars
    Number of stars Percentage Number of reviews
    • 4.0 out of 5 stars

      Fantastic Microphone | Compact Size | Solid Build | Stellar Audio Quality!

      I was truly surprised at the simplicity and sleek design of this product. This is my first Shure Brand microphone and boy does it knock it out of the park. The I was truly surprised at the simplicity and sleek design of this product. This is my first Shure Brand microphone and boy does it knock it out of the park. The clarity of the microphone is stellar and the price point, I feel, is well justified. You definitely get what you pay for with this item (in a very good way). I would suggest this microphone hands down for anyone wanting a well built, compact (travel friendly) microphone. If there was one thing I would suggest, it would be to purchase an additional USB extension cable as the one provided is not long enough for what I needed. These cable are cheap and in no way should hinder your decision in purchasing this product. Hope my review helps! *P.S.: I am also an owner of the Blue YETI microphone. While the YETI is great, there is a minor caveat. I would suggest the MV51 microphone over the YETI simply due to the high sensitivity of the YETI. The YETI does have its benefits but this simple caveat places the MV51 above it.

      • Written by GREGORY L from Largo

      Is this review useful?Fantastic Microphone | Compact Size | Solid Build | Stellar Audio Quality!

    • 4.0 out of 5 stars

      Fantastic Microphone | Compact Size | Solid Build | Stellar Audio Quality!

      I was truly surprised at the simplicity and sleek design of this product. This is my first Shure Brand microphone and boy does it knock it out of the park. The I was truly surprised at the simplicity and sleek design of this product. This is my first Shure Brand microphone and boy does it knock it out of the park. The clarity of the microphone is stellar and the price point, I feel, is well justified. You definitely get what you pay for with this item (in a very good way). I would suggest this microphone hands down for anyone wanting a well built, compact (travel friendly) microphone. If there was one thing I would suggest, it would be to purchase an additional USB extension cable as the one provided is not long enough for what I needed. These cable are cheap and in no way should hinder your decision in purchasing this product. Hope my review helps! *P.S.: I am also an owner of the Blue YETI microphone. While the YETI is great, there is a minor caveat. I would suggest the MV51 microphone over the YETI simply due to the high sensitivity of the YETI. The YETI does have its benefits but this simple caveat places the MV51 above it.

      • Written by GREGORY L from Largo

      Is this review useful?Fantastic Microphone | Compact Size | Solid Build | Stellar Audio Quality!