Shure SM81 Condenser Instrument Microphone
Shure SM81 Condenser Instrument MicrophoneDetails
The Shure SM81 Condenser Instrument Microphone offers the legendary Shure performance with a wide frequency response and low self-noise. Featuring a flat-response cardioid condenser capsule, the SM81 delivers accurate reproduction of sound sources. Designed for instruments such as acoustic guitars, pianos and cymbals, the Shure SM81 is suitable for studio recording sessions and live performance applications alike.
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The Shure Model 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.
- 20 Hz to 20 kHz frequency response
- 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
- Rugged steel construction for durability
- Frequency Range: 20Hz - 20kHz
- Transducer Type: Condenser
- Polar Pattern: Cardioid
- Frequency Response: Flat
- Sensitivity: -45dBV/Pa - 5.60mV/Pa
- Equivalent Selfnoise:
- 16dB Typical, A-Weighted
- 19dB Typical, Weighted per DIN 45 405
- Sound Pressure:
- 800 Ohm Load: 136dB (Attenuator at 0) / 146dB (Attenuator at -10)
- 150 Ohm Load: 128dB (Attenuator at 0) / 138dB (Attenuator at -10)
- Low Cut: Switchable
- Connector: XLR
- Phantom Power: 11V - 52V
- Dimensions: 212mm x 23.5mm x 23.5mm
- Weight: 230g
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