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Shure; Chicago, Evanston, Niles (IL)

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Name: Shure; Chicago, Evanston, Niles (IL)    (USA)  
Abbreviation: shure
Products: Model types Others

1925 - 1928 : The Shure Radio Company

1928 - 1999 : Shure Brothers Incorporated

1999 -         : Shure Incorporated

Headquarters :

1925 - 1928 : 19 South Wells Street, Chicago, IL

1928 - 1956 : 335 West Madison Street, Chicago, IL

1956 - 2003 : 222 Hartrey Ave., Evanston, IL

2003 -         : 5800 West Touhy Ave., Niles, IL

Founded: 1925
Production: 1925 -

1925 Sidney N. Shure founded "The Shure Radio Company" in Chicago - for radio parts wholesale.
1928 Shure has 75 employees.
1932 Shure introduces a two-button carbon microphone and
1933 introduces its condenser microphone as Model 400.
1937 Shure begins to manufacture also phonograph cartridges.
1939 Shure introduces the first single-element unidirectional microphone, called Unidyne 1.
1941 comes the throut microphone for the U.S. armed forces.
1952 Shure introduces the first wireless microphone for performers called Vagabond.
1956 Shure moves from Chicago to Evanston, IL.
1958 is the birth year of the first M3D phonograph cartridge for Hi-Fi stereo sound.
2003 Shure moves from Evanston to Niles, IL.

Some models:
Country Year Name 1st Tube Notes
USA  64–88 444   Professional Hi-Z magnetic desktop microphone for VOX- and PTT-operation. Adjustable heigt... 
USA  30 33    
USA  38 Military-Type Hand    
USA  35 70H   diaphragm actuated crystal element 
USA  38 70HP    
USA  38 70H [Demountable Model]    
USA  38 702A    
USA  38 701A    
USA  38 700A    
USA  56–60 CR-80D   "controlled reluctance" microphone. 
USA  58 CR-81   "Controlled reluctance" microphone. Shure statement from 06/03/2001: ... 
USA  56–60 CR-80E   "controlled reluctance" microphone. 


Further details for this manufacturer by the members (rmfiorg):

Werbung über die Shure-Generalvertretungen in Europa in der Zeitschrift Elektron 1972 / Heft 7 / Seite 306tbn_usa_shure_werbung_1972.jpg
Mitteilung über Shure-Imitatationen in der Zeitschrift "das Elektron" 1974 / Heft 3 / Seite 111tbn_usa_shure_werbung_1974.jpg
Werbung der österreichischen Shure-Generalvertretung in der Zeitschrift "das Elektron" 1974 / Heft 8 / Seite 313tbn_usa_shure_werbung_1974_1.jpg
Q: Shure, Produkt-Katalog 1998tbn_usa_shure_logo_corporation.jpg
aus Funkschau 1967, Heft 17tbn_shure_werbung1967_fs17.jpg


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