Shure KSM9 Dual Diaphragm Handheld Condenser Microphone for Live Stage Use
This is a mic that's truly ready for the big stage, with its quiet operation, background noise reduction and Shure's brand of quality and reliability.
It lets you switch between Cardioid or Supercardioid polar patterns, both of which are well known for their feedback reduction qualities, with the Supercardioid having a tighter polar pattern.
It also comes with a 3 stage grille, built-into the mic capsule to prevent unwanted breath noise and popping sounds, it also comes with a special shock mount.
- Type: Condenser (Electret Biased)
- Polar Pattern: Supercardioid and Cardioid
- Frequency Response: 50Hz to 20kHz
- Impedance: 150 Ohms
- Maximum SPL: 152 dB
- Applications: Live and recorded vocals
- Power Requirements: 48v phantom power
The Shure KSM8 gets a lot of love from its owners, most of which point to its clarity and quiet operation. Vocalists also appreciate how Shure was able to minimize the effects of proximity. As expected build quality and reliability also come up quiet often.
Not much to talk about other than the price.
The Shure KSM9 is for those who are looking for a premium handheld condenser microphone and it's currently on our recommended list of Live Vocal Microphones.
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