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Home > Pro Audio > Microphones & Wireless Systems > Microphones > Condenser Microphones > Shure SM86 Cardioid Condenser Vocal Mic

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Item #: 270090
Mfg #: SM86

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Product Overview

Studio-quality sound in a rugged stage mic.

  • Condenser capsule provides studio-quality sound
    Rugged design handles the abuses of touring
    Tailored frequency response for clear reproduction of vocals
    Cardioid polar pattern minimizes unwanted background noise
    Works excellently with both stage monitors and in-ear personal monitors
    Built-in 3-point shockmount minimizes handling noise
    2-stage filter reduces wind and breath pop noise
Product Details

Shure SM86 Cardioid Condenser Vocal Mic

The Shure SM86 Cardioid Condenser Vocal Mic gives you all the advantages of Shure's SM line with condenser mic clarity. It's ruggedly built to handle touring, with a frequency response tailored for clear reproduction of vocals. The cardioid polar pattern minimizes background noise and feedback. The SM86 has a built-in 3-point shockmount for minimizing handling noise and a 2-stage filter for reducing breath noises and pops.

It requires phantom power.

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  • Transducer type: Condenser (electret bias)
    Frequency response: 50 to 18,000Hz
    Polar Pattern: Cardioid
    Output Impedance: 150O at 1kHz (Recommended minimum load impedance: 600O)
    Sensitivity (at 1,000Hz): Open Circuit Voltage: -50dBV/Pa (3.15 mV) (1 Pa = 94dB SPL)
    Output Clipping Level: 1000O Load at 1,000Hz: +3dBV (1.41 V)
    Maximum SPL (at 1,000Hz): 1000O load (1% THD): 147dB
    Self-Noise: 23dB typical, A-weighted
    Dynamic Range (1000O): 124dB (maximum SPL to A-weighted noise level
    Signal-to-Noise Ratio: 71dB at 94dB SPL (IEC 651)*
    *S/N ratio is difference between 94dB SPL and equivalent SPL of self-noise A-weighted
    Polarity: Positive pressure on diaphragm produces positive voltage on pin 2 relative to pin 3 of the output connector.
    Power (Phantom Supply Requirement): 11 to 52 VDC, positive at both pins 2 and 3
    Current Drain: 5.2 mA
    Connector: Three-pin (XLR) professional audio
    Dimensions (H x W): 183mm x 49mm, 7.2" x 1.92"
    Net Weight: 278g (9.8oz.)
    Environmental Conditions;Operating: -18° to 60° C (0° to 135° F) (relative humidity >90%), Storage: -29° to 74° C (-20° to 165° F) (relative humidity >80%)
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