“If it ain’t broke, don’t fix it,” right? That’s what you’d expect to hear when talking about Shure’s iconic SM7B microphone, but its powerful new successor has us questioning everything we thought possible with the classic mic. Enter Shure’s SM7dB. From its onboard active preamp to its switchable, dual-band EQ, the SM7dB transposes the best features of the classic SM7B into a versatile, powerful new architecture that’s been precision-engineered to meet and exceed the technical and creative needs of the modern studio. But how does it measure up to its predecessor? Sweetwater’s studio scholar, Mitch Gallagher, has everything you need to know about Shure’s SM7dB. Check it out!