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Get off on the right foot with PG Series microphones
Need a good mic, but you're on a budget? Shure built their PG Series microphones for your rehearsals, recording sessions, or performances. They're designed to reject noise and limit feedback, and they boast the durability that's made Shure microphones the industry standard for many years.
Pick up the details
Nuance and detail are everything when you're working with acoustic instruments. Shure built the PG81 condenser microphone with the sensitivity to capture the quiet moments, and with a flat response that records instruments without coloration. The cardioid design ensures you'll pick up the sounds you want from the instrument, but not sonic information coming from the sides, making the PG81 less susceptible to feedback.
Durable and versatile
The PG81 boasts metal construction so it'll stand up to life on stage. You can operate the PG81 through phantom power or with a AA battery, and it has a handy on/off switch for on-stage control.
- designed for acoustic guitar, percussion, other acoustic instruments
- condenser microphone
- cardioid pattern for noise and feedback rejection
- powered by phantom power or AA battery
- on/off switch
- frequency response: 40-18,000 Hz
- sensitivity: -48 dBV/Pa
- maximum SPL: 131 dB
- requires phantom power (11 to 52V) on your mixer or audio interface
- battery power requirements: 1 AA battery (1.5 V DC)
- weight: 8.8 oz (without battery)
- male XLR connector
- stand adapter
- storage bag
- warranty: 2 years
- Our 60-day money-back guarantee
Why a condenser mic?
Need to pull the full harmonic complexity from a solo cello? Want to make the most of that magnificent German studio grand piano you spent way too much for? Or maybe you understand that the magic of swing comes from the insistent ping of a deftly controlled ride cymbal, and you're determined to capture it in glorious detail. You'll likely end up with a condenser mic; these simply designed, yet incredibly precise, recording instruments are far more responsive to sonic vibration than their "dynamic" cousins (who, with some exceptions, are more appropriate for PA systems). Whatever your hi-fi recording needs, there's a condenser mic out there with your name on it.
Shure PG81 Reviews
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Features and Specs
|Application||For live & studio use|
|Parts Warranty||2 Years|
|Labor Warranty||2 Years|