Shure SM81 Cardioid Condenser Microphone

  • Item # 0047349
  • Model # SM81-LC
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The Shure SM81 is a high-quality, unidirectional condenser microphone designed for studio recording, broadcasting, and sound reinforcement. Its wide frequency response, low noise characteristics, and… Learn More

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Industry-standard mic renowned for sonic accuracy in stage and studio performances.

The Shure SM81 is a high-quality, unidirectional condenser microphone designed for studio recording, broadcasting, and sound reinforcement. Its wide frequency response, low noise characteristics, and low RF susceptibility have made it a standard for applications involving acoustic instruments, especially guitar, piano, and cymbals. The SM81 is ruggedly constructed. It operates on phantom power and performs over a wide range of temperatures and humidity conditions. It is furnished with a swivel adapter, attenuator-switch lock, foam windscreen, and case for carrying and storage. Other accessories are available.

Features

  • 20Hz-20kHz frequency response
  • Flat response curve for accurate sound reproduction
  • Low noise and high output clipping level
  • Low distortion over a wide range of load impedances
  • Cardioid polar pattern with maximum rejection

Technical Specification

Shure SM81 Cardioid Condenser Microphone

  • Audio
  • Analog or digital: Analog
  • Frequency response: 20Hz – 20kHz
  • Max SPL: 146 dB
  • Connectivity: XLR
  • Pattern and Type
  • Capsule: Condenser
  • Polar pattern: Cardioid
  • Type: Mounted
  • Switches: Yes
  • Phantom power required: Yes
  • Size and Weight
  • Diameter: 2 in.
  • Length: 7.56 in.
  • Weight: 1.37 lb.
  • Included Accessories
  • Case: Yes
  • Clip: Yes
  • Shockmount: N/A
  • Power supply: N/A
  • Cable: No
  • Stand: No