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Home > Pro Audio > Microphones & Wireless Systems > Microphones > Condenser Microphones > Shure PG81-LC Condenser Microphone


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Item #: 580198
Mfg #: PG81-LC

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Product Overview

Sensitive and accurate.

  • Wide, uniform,and flat
    frequency response
    Cardioid polar pattern
    Resists feedback in high volume settings
    Condenser cartridge has a lightweight, sensitive diaphragm
    Powered by AA battery or phantom power Internal shock mount
    Durable metal construction.
    On/off switch
Product Details

Shure PG81-LC Condenser Microphone

The Shure PG81-LC is a sensitive, flat-response condenser microphone ideal for miking acoustic instruments. Includes a microphone clip, 5/8"–3/8" thread adapter, and a storage bag.

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  • Microphone Type: Condenser (electret bias)
    Polar Pattern: Cardioid (unidirectional), symmetrical about axis
    Frequency Response: 40Hz–18kHz
    Polarity: Positive pressure on diaphragm produces positive voltage on pin 2 relative to pin 3 of microphone output connector
    Output Impedance (at 1kHz): 600 ohms
    Sensitivity (at 1kHz): -48 dBV/Pa, (4.0 mV), 1 Pascal = 94 dB SPL
    Electromagnetic Hum Sensitivity: -7 dB equivalent SPL in a 1 millioersted field (60 Hz)
    Switch: Built-in On/Off switch
    Recommended Input Load Impedance: 800 ohms minimum
    Output Clipping Level (1 kHz, 1 % THD): : 2000 ohm load, 13 dBV (0.22 V) phantom, -17 dBV (0.14 V) battery
    Maximum SPL: 2000 ohm load: 131 dB (phantom), 127 dB (battery)
    Self-Noise (Equivalent SPL): 20 dB typical, A-weighted
    Dynamic Range (maximum SPL, 2k ohm load, to A-weighted noise level): 111 dB (phantom); 107 dB (battery)
    Signal-to-Noise Ratio: 68 dB (IEC 651)* at 94 dB SPL

    Phantom Power:
    Supply Voltage: 11 to 52 Vdc
    Current Drain: 2.0 mA max at 52 Vdc
    Maximum Exteral Voltage Applied to Pins 2 and 3 with respect to Pin 1: +52 Vdc
    Reverse polarity protected to: 100 Vdc
    Battery Power:
    Recommended: 1.5 V alkaline AA size (NEDA 15A)
    Life: up to 10,000 hours

    Connector: 3-pin professional audio connector (male XLR type)
    Case: Steel and brass construction with black painted finish
    Environmental Conditions: This microphone operates over a temperature range of -20–135° F (-29–57° C) and at a relative humidity of 0 to 95%
    Weight: 0.55 lb. (250 g) without battery
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