About Shure

Founded in 1925, the year after the founding of Sam Ash Music, Shure has long been one of the world's most respected manufacturers of microphones, earphones, headphones, phono cartridges, and other audio products.

Shure Microphones

Beginning with the Shure 55SH, the first single element unidirectional mic, Shure has developed a lineup of the finest, most popular, and versatile professional-grade microphones on the market. In fact the microphones most in demand today include many of the same models introduced by Shure decades ago. Why? Because they are rugged and they sound great.

Here are just a few of Shure's most recognizable microphones:

Shure SM-58: The most popular handheld vocal microphone of all time. Originally developed for the studio, the SM-58's reliable sound and resistance to feedback have made it the first choice of vocalists for live performance.

Shure SM-57: Not just a ubiquitous vocal mic, but the go-to mic for live instruments and snare drums.

Shure 520DX Green Bullet: The #1 microphone for harmonica players. It's recognizable shape and sound have been ajn imporatant part of the electric blues scene for generations.

Whatever your microphone needs, dynamic or condenser, handheld, lavaliere or boundary mic, you'll find a Shure microphone to fit your needs.


It stands to reason that the company responsible for the world's top microphones would also be tops in wireless microphones and other wireless systems. Shure has quality wireless for every need from the value priced digital Shure PGX models to Shure SLX models featuring automated setup, as well as the most sophisticated professional models for mission-critical applications.

Shure Earphones and Headphones

Whether you need professional headphones for the studio or for DJ applications, top rated noise-isolating or noise-cancelling earphones for listening to your favorite music, or in-ear monitors for your next stage performance, Sam Ash has the Shure headphones, earphones, and in-ear monitors you need.

Shure Phono Cartridges

Shure was there with the right audiophile cartridges from the beginnings of hi-fi. Today, Shure continues its tradition with some of the best DJ turntable cartridges you can buy.