I'm sure (or is that shure?) All my 57s and Unidynes... Log in or Sign up. The key is know when to use it and how to use it. Compare. Use it with the windscreen (grill) on. Using baking soda to remove rust from grill grates is not only easy to do but cost-efficient as well. The SM58 was designed for vocal applications, and therefore uses a ball grille with built in pop filter to eliminate plosives. The SM57 uses an integral resonator/grille assembly, where grille is actually a part of the cartridge. You can definitely record excellent-sounding vocals with an SM57 if you know what you’re doing. RK244G Replacement Screen and Grille The Shure RK244G is a replacement screen and grille assembly for the Model SM57 microphone. The main difference is in the grille. It's ok to remove the grille so long as you don't whack it because of course you risk damaging the diaphragm. REMOVAL CAUTION: Use extreme care in removing the screen and grille assembly. You can’t use the grill OF your sm58 as a mic. Kind of a PITA IMO. Menu Recent Posts. These two grille designs place the diaphragm of the microphones in a different acoustical environment. If you meant take the grill OFF, there is no need to remove it unless it is clogged with residue (food, beverage, etc.). Shure RK244G Replacement Grille for SM57 Microphone Replacement Grille for SM57 mics $17.95. The RK244G consists of the complete screen and grille assembly, an extra retainer ring, and nameplate. This Post Will Walk You Through How. Please select more items to compare. If you want to compare another product, please remove one of your earlier choices. There are a few obvious mechanical differences in the outer case. Remove Rust from Grill Grates with Baking Soda. The SM57 uses an R57 cartidge and the SM58 uses an R59 cartridge. I ask this because I know that also if the sm58 without grill is pretty much equal to sm57, nonetheless the sm57 has a plastic protection on the top, right? In some cases, an SM57 might even give you better results than a LDC microphone costing 20x more. First of all, the distance from the top of the grille to the diaphragm is significantly shorter on the SM57 compared to that of the SM58. In the absence of a protective ball shaped grille (like the one found on a 58) engineers are able to make full use of the proximity effect. Has anyone found a replacement for the piece of foam found in the SM57 grill or is the only way to buy a replacement grill? The Grille. The SM57 is designed as an instrument microphone, where a smaller grille size is more practical and plosives are less of a concern. Perhaps the most immediately obvious difference – at least from a visual perspective – is the grille design. The SM57 does not have a full protective grille - but there's a good reason for this. The SM57 Can Be Used on Studio Vocals. It’s one of the best household products to remove rust from many surfaces, including the grill. 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