Posts Categorized: shure

December 9

free-shure-headphones-x800Hands up if you want a FREE pair of headphones! The latest promotion from the Australian importer of SHURE, is this…Buy Shure Wireless and get a free pair of Shure SRH440 headphones* We’re not clever enough to reword their promotion, so here’s a blatantly verbatim grab from their promotion package… Read More »

March 5

sm58-packaging You’ve seen a great price on Shure SM58 online, and you’re wondering if the price really is too good to be true? Let’s cut straight to some facts that we’ve collected over the past couple of decades. All genuine Shure SM58 microphones are made in Mexico. If the one you’re looking at (or have mistakenly purchased) says ‘Made in USA’ then it’s a fake. However, if it’s a Shure SM58S (with a switch), then ‘Made in Mexico’ is also means it’s a fake – all SM… Read More »

February 28

factorysound-tv-rigThe trucks are unloaded, and the tour is over. We saw a stack of new gear in the flesh, and got to have a good chinwag with not only the local importers, but in some cases the international representative of the product. Part of the charm of CX Roadshow is that it’s not too big and overwhelming, plus we took a stack of video… Read More »

March 18

From now until the end of March, we’ll be highlighting our favourite microphones as part of March Mic Madness. First up, the old faithfuls – referred to as the Industry Standard. Who’s in the club, how did they get there, and who is next in line to join the club? Back when we first opened Factory Sound, there was a handful of microphones that stood head and shoulders above the rest and were relied upon as the ‘go-to’ microphones. For live situations… Read More »

June 17

We’ve recently had a nice up-close-and-personal investigation, and there are some great features found in the Shure SE535 in-ear buds. Triple drivers, Kevlar reinforced detachable/replaceable cable, and sound isolation via a variety of supplied, snug-fitting ear buds. The triple driver design… Read More »

March 22

Of course there’s a catch for this – but all you need to do is sign up to Factory Sound Footy Tipping $2011, and have a crack at Round 1. Best tipper for the round wins the mic. Simple. It’s free to enter, and there’s no harm in dipping your toe in the water to see if this is your thing or not. Don’t wait, first round starts on Thursday 24th March! Read More »

March 16

New from Shure – additions to the deservedly popular Beta Series of high-performance stage microphones. In a nutshell, there’s one completely new addition, one seriously well-improved model, plus some tweaks to other models. Most of these mics, although totally useful for a huge variety of instruments, are aimed for the drums. So like 80% of soundchecks, lets start with some kick… Read More »

October 8

shure pgx DIGITALLook at what we stumbled upon during the recent AMAC exhibition in Melbourne. Brand new from Shure, this is DIGITAL Wireless. Obviously we’re across the impending doom of digital whitespace, but this PGXDigital is something completely above and beyond. Anyway, it’s so new that info is hard to come by: PGXD is not even live on Shure’s website… Read More »

March 22

shure super55Shure Super55 Microphone $499 – for FREE! Yes, of course there is a catch… Join Factory Sound Footy Tipping $2010 (1st prize is a $2010 Factory Sound voucher, plus prizes for 75th and last places). We’re giving away some weekly prizes for the best tipper of the round. Simply join up and try to tip the 8 winners better than anyone else in our competition does. Do so, and the fabulously performing Shure Super55 mic worth $499 is yours for free. Best of all, it’s even FREE to enter! Just in case you’ve no idea about AFL footy, don’t worry – you don’t need to. Other than this very important tip: FIRST GAME STARTS THIS THURSDAY EVENING! Read More »