Shure SM81

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The SM81 is the perfect choice for a professional musician or sound engineer who is looking to mic up acoustic instruments such as acoustic guitar, piano and cymbals. It can ideally be used on stage and because of its high quality is also at home in the recording studio.

Flat response curve for accurate reproduction of sound sources
Low noise and high output clipping level
Low distortion over a wide range of load impedances
Cardioid polar pattern, uniform with frequency and symmetric about axis, providing maximum rejection and minimum coloration of off-axis sounds
Low RF susceptibility
Selectable low-frequency response: flat, 6 or 18 dB/octave rolloff
0 dB/10 dB lockable attenuator switch
Phantom powering (DIN 45 596 voltages of 12 to 48 Vdc)
Rugged steel construction for durability

Additional information

Weight 0.5 lbs
Dimensions 8.4 × 0.79 in
Full Technical Specs

Capsule: Electrified Condenser
Polar Pattern: Cardioid
Pad: -10 dB
High Pass Filter: 100 Hz, 6 dB/Octave, 80 Hz, 18 dB/Octave
Frequency Range: 20 Hz to 20 kHz
Max SPL: 136 dB SPL, 146 SPL dB (With Pad)
Impedance: 85 Ohms
Sensitivity: -45 dBV/Pa at 1 kHz, 5.6 mV/Pa at 1 kHz
Signal to Noise Ratio: 78 dB (at 1 Pa/94 dB SPL)
Equivalent Noise Level: 16 dB A-Weighted
Output Connectors: 1 x XLR 3 Pin
Operating Voltage: 11 to 52 V (Phantom Power)
Construction Material: Stainless Steel, Steel, Vinyl
Operating Temperature: 20 to 120°F / -6.7 to 49°C
Storage Temperature: -20 to 165°F / -29 to 74°C

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