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Shure SM86

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  • MSRP: $300


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CardioidShure SM86

Cardioid Condenser Microphone

The Shure SM86 is a unidirectional (cardioid) condenser vocal microphone designed to withstand the wear of stage use.

The frequency response is tailored for vocals. A built-in three-point shockmount minimizes handling noise, and a two-stage pop filter reduces wind and breath noises.

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Frequency Response - CardioidClick Graph to Compare!
SM86 Cardioid Frequency Response Chart
Pickup Patterns Pads & Filters
Cardioid (3.15 mV/Pa; 50 - 18,000 Hz)
Capsule Dimensions Impedance SPL/Noise
Diameter n/a
150 Ohms (Low) Max SPL: 147 dB
Self-noise: 23.0 dB(A)
Weight Length Max Diameter Interface(s)
278g (9.81oz) 183mm (7.20'') 49mm (1.93'')
  • 3-pin XLR male (1)
Power Specifications
  • Requires phantom power
  • Phantom voltage: 11-52v

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