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Shure PG81 Instrument Microphone

The Shure PG81 is a sensitive, flat response, condenser microphone that is ideal for miking acoustic instruments. Its flat frequency response is wide and uniform with consistent sensitivity through frequency range. The condenser cartridge has a lightweight, sensitive diaphragm that precisely and smoothly captures sound nuances. It can be powered from either an AA battery or from phantom power.

The PG81-XLR includes a 4.5 metres XLR to XLR Cable, Microphone Clip, 5/8" to 3/8" Thread Adapter, and a Storage Bag

Applications: Acoustic Guitar, Cymbals, Piano, Strings, Woodwinds and Ensembles.


Features

  • Frequency Response 40 Hz to 18 KHz
  • Flat frequency response is wide and uniform. Consistent sensitivity through frequency range.
  • Cardioid pickup pattern rejects off-axis sound and provides superior gain before feedback.
  • Condenser cartridge has a lightweight, sensitive diaphragm that precisely and smoothly captures sound nuances.
  • Powered by AA battery or phantom power supply.
  • Internal shock mount for reduced handling noise.
  • On/off switch for onstage control.
  • Legendary Shure quality and ruggedness.
  • Includes 4.5 metres cable and storage bag.

Response Charts

Shure PG81 Frequency and Polar Response Charts

Technical Specifications

lnsert TypeCondenser (electret bias)
Polar Pattern Cardioid (Unidirectional)
Frequency Response 40 Hz to 18,000 Hz
Output Impedance600 Ohms at 1 KHz
Output Level-48 dBV/Pa (4.0 mV) at 1 KHz, 1 Pa = 94 db SPL
Output Clipping Level (2000 Ohm Load) 13 dBV (0.22 V) (phantom), -17 dBV (0.14 V) (battery)
Maximum SPL (2000 Ohm Load) 131 dB (phantom), 127 dB (battery)
Signal to Noise Ratio68 dB (IEC 651) at 94 dB SPL
Self Noise20 dB typical, A-weighted
Power Phantom11 to 52 Vdc, 2.0 mA max at 52 Vdc
Power Battery1.5 V alkaline AA size, Life: up to 10,000 hours
Power protectionReverse polarity protected to 100 Vdc
SwitchBuilt-in On/Off switch
Weight250 g
ConstructionSteel and brass construction with black painted finish.

Ordering Information

DescriptionOrder Code
Shure PG81 Instrument Mic with Switch, XLR CableSHU-PG81-XLR
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Revised: 23-Dec-2010 Copyright (C) 2010 Adena Limited