Shure SM87a Supercardioid Condenser Vocal Microphone

Product code: shusm87a

Supercardioid vocal microphone offers superior rejection of unwanted noise for clear reproduction of warm and accurate vocals in noisy environments. Features include low RF susceptibility, a pop filter, and a shock mounted transducer.


  • Shure SM87a Supercardioid Condenser Vocal Microphone

    Supercardioid vocal microphone offers superior rejection of unwanted noise for clear reproduction of warm and accurate vocals in noisy environments. Features include low RF susceptibility, a pop filter, and a shock mounted transducer.

    Main Features

    • Highly directional supercardioid pickup pattern
    • Controlled low-frequency roll-off
    • Rugged construction for outstanding reliability
    • Transducer element shock mounted
    • Built-in wind and pop filter
    • Very low RF and magnetic hum susceptibility
    • Field-usable over a wide range of temperature and humidity conditions
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    SM Microphones are equal to the demands of high-energy performance, proven time and time again through decades of rigourous use by performers and engineers of all experience levels.

    The SM87A is a sensitive condenser vocal mic that is ideal for lead or backing vocals on stage or in a recording studio. Its supercardioid polar pattern provides greater rejection of unwanted sound sources, making it ideal for use in a reverberant or noisy environment.

    - Highly directional supercardioid pickup pattern
    - Controlled low-frequency roll-off
    - Very low RF and magnetic hum susceptibility
    - Minimally affected by varying load impedance
    - Built-in wind and pop filter
    - Transducer element shock mounted
    - Rugged construction for outstanding reliability
    - Field-usable over a wide range of temperature and humidity conditions
    - Accepts a wide variety of phantom power sources, including DIN 45 596 voltages of 11 and 52 Vdc

    TECHNICAL SPECIFICATIONS

    Weight: 200 g
    Height x Width x Depth: 192.0 × 50.0 × 50.0 mm
    Frequency Response: 50 Hz – 20 kHz
    Frequency Response: Tailored
    Sensitivity: -52.00 dBV/Pa – 2.40 mV/Pa
    Equivalent Self noise: 24 dB typical, A-weighted, 26 dB typical, weighted per DIN 45 405
    Sound Pressure: Maximum SPL (at 1,000 Hz), 140.5 dB (0.25% THD, 1000 ohm load)
    Transducer Type: Condenser
    Polar Pattern: Supercardioid
    Switchable low cut: No
    Connectors: XLR
    Attenuator: No
    Interchangeable Capsule: No
    Main Functionality: Performance
    Headphone Output: No
    Requires Phantom Power: 11 - 52 VDC
    Cartridge: Fixed



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  • Additional Information

    Brand Shure
    Condition New