Professional Versatility! A Must-Have For Vocal and Instrument Recording! This microphone is a secret weapon in many recording studios and is renown for its vocal and instrument. We've all heard about the versatility of the SM57 as an instrument mic, but the SM7B is just as versatile as a vocal mic or an instrument mic. The large diaphragm features a removable foam cover for unwanted noises and it has a pivoting mic stand attachment for easy placement. Anyone looking for a professional sound across the board should have this microphone in their kit.