Shure KSM44/SL Studio Microphone

Phantom Powered Microphone

Shure KSM44/SL Studio Microphone

Shure KSM44/SL Studio Microphone

Phantom Powered Microphone

SKU: 19258

Cat no: 4857

  • Premium electronic components
  • 3-position switchable low-frequency filter
  • Durable zinc die-cast housing
  • Internal shock mount to reduce unwanted handling and stand noise
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£733.00 (ex vat) £879.60 (incl vat)

Shure have produced another fantastic studio microphone with the KSM44/SL, which has multi pattern pick-up ( cardioid, omnidirectional, bidirectional ), low self noise and has specifically developed to meet the needs of studio recording musicians and vocals.
The KSM44/SL produces a warm, and precise sound that delivers excellent reproduction of voice and instrument for the most critical recordings.

Performance Characteristics
Extended frequency response
Very low self-noise
Exceptional low-frequency reproduction
High output level
High input SPL capability
No cross-over distortion
Extremely uniform polar response
Superior common mode rejection and suppression of radio frequency interference

The KSM44/SL is designed as a premium vocal microphone for studio recording. Microphone use, however, is a matter of personal taste. Here is a non-exhaustive list of common applications:
Vocals -- solo, background, voice-over
Acoustic instruments -- such as piano, guitar, drums, percussion, strings
Wind instruments -- brass and woodwind
Low frequency instruments -- such as double bass, electric bass, kick drum
Overhead miking -- drums or percussion
Ensembles -- choral or orchestral Room ambiance pick-up -- guitar amplifier or drums

Product Specification

Cartridge Type Externally biased condenser

Frequency Response 20 to 20,000 Hz
Output Impedance 150 ohms (actual)

Attenuation Switch 0 or 15 dB attenuation

Low Frequency Response Switch Flat; -6 dB/octave below 115 Hz;
-18 dB/octave below 80 Hz

Phantom Power 48 Vdc (IEC-268-15/DIN 45 596), positive pins 2 and 3

Current Drain 5.4 mA typical at 48 Vdc

Common Mode Rejection > 50 dB, 20 Hz to 20 kHz

Polarity Positive pressure on front diaphragm produces
positive voltage on output pin 2 relative to pin 3
Directional Polar Patterns Cardioid, Omnidirectional, Bidirectional

(typical; at 1000 Hz; 1 Pa = 94 dB SPL) -31 dBV/Pa -37 dBV/Pa -36 dBV/Pa

(typical, equivalent SPL; A-weighted, IEC 651) 7 dB 10 dB 10 dB

Maximum SPL @ 1000 Hz
2500 ohm load (Attenuator on) 132 (149) dB 138 (151) dB 137 (150) dB
1000 ohm load (Attenuator on) 127 (144) dB 132 (145) dB 131 (144) dB

Output Clipping Level
2500 ohm load 7 dBV 7 dBV 7 dBV
1000 ohm load 1 dBV 1 dBV 1 dBV

Dynamic Range
2500 .ohm load 125 dB 128 dB 127 dB
1000 ohm load 120 dB 122 dB 121 dB

Signal to Noise ratio 87 dB 84 dB 84 dB

Dimensions and Weight 55.9 mm (2.20 in.)

maximum body diameter, 187 mm
(7.37 in.) long; 490.5 grams (17.30 oz).

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