Shure SM58 mic foam crumbled away

by Gary
(San Mateo, CA)

Shure SM58

Shure SM58

I have a pretty old Shure SM58 mic that used to have a foam screen over the diaphragm housing that just crumbled away. (See picture for detail.) I know I can replace the screw on windscreen, but is it possible to replace the foam on the diaphragm? If so, how? Is this foam even necessary?

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Jul 14, 2010
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shure sm58 foam
by: from italy

Got the same problem :(

Jun 14, 2011
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Me too
by: Anonymous

I have the same problem. On a forum somewhere I found that part number. (36A123) But I can't find anywhere to get it.
Do you notice any change in sound?

Feb 28, 2012
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Might have found them.
by: Eli

I have the same problem and am about to try at the link below - good luck.

http://www.thomann.de/gb/shure_678_a_schaumstoffeinlage.htm

Mar 10, 2012
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Update please!
by: Anonymous

Hi

Just wondering how you got on with this? I have the same problem but it looks like the product you linked to goes inside the screw on grille, not on the diaphragm itself. I have heard that headphone foam could be a good replacement - has anybody had any luck?

Thanks!

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