Shure KSM44A/SL Large Diaphragm Side-Address Studio Condenser Microphone


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  • Premier recording microphone featuring Prethos® Advanced Preamplifier Technology for exceptionally warm and articulate sound. Offers cardioid, omnidirectional, and bidirectional polar patterns. Ideal for a variety of studio and stage applications.

    Includes KSM44A/SL, shock mount, swivel adapter, aluminum case, velveteen pouch, 2 suspension shock mount elastic cords, and user guide.

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  • Transducer TypeDual-Diaphragm, Front-Active, Externally Biased Condenser
    Frequency Response60 to 20,000Hz
    Polar PatternCardioid
    Output Impedance147 Ω
    Sensitivity (at 1 kHz, open circuit voltage)−37 dBV/Pa (14.1 mV); 1 Pascal=94 dB SPL
    Maximum SPL (1 kHz at 1% THD)1000 Ω load: 139 dB; 2500 Ω load: 139 dB
    THD of microphone preamplifier when applied input signal is equivalent to cartridge output at specified SPL
    Signal-to-Noise Ratio (referenced at 94 dB SPL at 1 kHz)86 dB
    S/N ratio is difference between 94 dB SPL and equivalent SPL of self noise, A-weighted
    Dynamic Range (at 1 kHz)1000 Ω load: 131 dB; 2500 Ω load: 131 dB
    Common Mode Rejection (10 Hz to 100 kHz)> 60 dB
    Clipping Level (20Hz-20 kHz at 1% THD)1000 Ω load: 6.5 dBV; 2500 Ω load: 8 dBV
    Self Noise (typical, equivalent SPL, A-weighted)8.5 dB
    PolarityPositive pressure on diaphragm produces positive voltage on pin 2 with respect to pin 3
    WeightNet: 494 g; with shock mount and pop filter: 820 g
    ConnectorThree-pin professional audio (XLR), male
    Power Requirements11 to 52 Vdc phantom, 6 mA
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