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The Shure KSM32/SL Condenser Mic has extended frequency response for incredibly natural sound. A transformerless preamp eliminates crossover distortion and improves linearity. The gold-layered, high-c... Read More

Available 12-06-2016 You will not be charged until order ships. Email me when this is in stock.

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The Shure KSM32/SL Condenser Mic has extended frequency response for incredibly natural sound. A transformerless preamp eliminates crossover distortion and improves linearity. The gold-layered, high-compliance diaphragm improves low frequency and transient response. 15dB attenuation switch handles high SPLs, the switchable low-frequency filter reduces background noise. The 3-stage pop-protection grille reduces breath noises, and internal shock mount reduces handling noise. Frequency response: 20Hz to 20kHz. Includes locking aluminum carrying case, ShureLock elastic-suspension shockmount, ShureLock swivelmount, and padded bag.
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Channel Strips of the Stars: Ronan Chris Murphy

World-class producer/engineer/mixer Ronan Chris Murphy's credits include King Crimson, Steve Morse, Terry Bozzio, Victor Bisetti, Gregg Bissonette, Tony Levin, and projects with members of Tool, Ministry, Weezer, Dishwalla, and Yes. Ronan was kind enough to share some of his drum-recording signal chains:

"Well all of the drums for Terry Bozzio's Jazz trio were recorded with all A Designs Audio solid state preamps. For drum overheads I used Shure KSM32 condenser mics into an A Designs Audio Pacifica (#189903) to a Manley Variable Mu Limiter Compressor (#620908); for kick drums, AKG D112s (#271161) into A designs Pacificas. (I prefer the Shure Beta 52 (#270267) for kick but they were pre-mounted inside Terry's (Bozzio) kick drums. Actually I have used the Shure KSM32 into Pacifica combo on tons of great drummers, including Terry Bozzio Victor Bisetti (Los Lobos), Gregg Bissonette (Santana, David Lee Roth), and Pat Mastelotto (King Crimson, Mister Mister, The Rembrandts)."

Features
  • Transformerless preamp eliminates crossover distortion
  • Improved LF response
  • 15dB attenuation switch for high SPLs
  • LF filter for background noise reduction
  • Three-stage pop protection grille
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One year warranty on wireless mics, mixers, and circuitry products.
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ShureKSM32/SL Condenser Mic
 
5.0

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5.0

Absolute Studio Workhorse!

By Joshua

from Louisiana

Comments about Shure KSM32/SL Condenser Mic:

Quickly as a Semi-Pro over the past 21 years I've been fortunate enough to have worked in some really nice studios with great mics i.e. Neumann, AKG, Sterling, Avantone, many of the commonly used mics that you always hear about, and of course SHURE. I'm not knocking any of the others, but the 32SL is a real workhorse around the studio. I primarily produce and record worship music these days with acoustic guitar and multiples of vocals on almost every track. This mic works equally well in response for both applications. I find that it gives you exactly what you put into it without over coloring the source. The frequency response switch serves its purpose very effectively with acoustic guitar recordings and it also does very well in capturing choir type vocal recordings. You WON"T go wrong with this mic and Shure service and support is bar-none the best I've worked with. If your a hobbyist wanting great sound or a semi-pro looking to widen your sonic horizons this mic is well worth the buy. CW/ Louisiana. SHURE KSM32SL, Avalon V5S preamp, Logic Pro X!!!!!!

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5.0

KSM32SL A master piece

By William Anthony

from Orlando,Fl

Comments about Shure KSM32/SL Condenser Mic:

This mic is the real deal. I'd heard good things about this mic but didn't pay much attention until I was given 2 KSM32SL's as a substitution on a cross rental for a live pop orchestra. I used the pair as drum overheads. A PM5D was on the front end. The original plan was to use 414's. It was a blessing that I didn't get the 414's. The KSM32's are pure love. They present a wonderful, naturally balanced reproduction of the cymbals, toms, and snare top. The tone of this mic has a very well balanced warmth due to the absence of any type of hype. When driven harder, the 32's stay in the pocket and refuse to yield any tone that isn't pleasing to the ear. I set the KSM32's about 2 feet above the cymbals to meet aesthetic requirements. This distance seemed to give a nice amount of breath with a natural balance of air. The stereo image was really well represented and even between the 2 overheads. Truly a master piece. I can't wait for the next chance to use these as overheads or to try a KSM32 on other sound sources. I have complete faith that this mic would do well on anything.

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5.0

Clear Quality

By M.U.S.I.C.

from Boston, MA

Comments about Shure KSM32/SL Condenser Mic:

I use this mic at my house for almost anything, drums, vocals, piano and it has been nothing but fantastic. I would put it up against mics that are twice the money! You truly will be impressed with the quality no matter what your use. Definitely a great choice

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5.0

GREAT QUALITY!

By d-on-the-easle

from Chicago, IL

Comments about Shure KSM32/SL Condenser Mic:

I have used this on many occasions in an Audio Production lab with ProTools LE. Mostly recorded short stories and radio commercials. My professor suggested this mic. In fact he uses it himself. Best quality in vocals I have heard!

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(8 of 8 customers found this review helpful)

 
5.0

Wonderful Drum Overhead Mic

By Ha Ha Studios

from San Jose CA

Comments about Shure KSM32/SL Condenser Mic:

The Shure KSM32/SL is a great overall condenser microphone, extremely sturdy with nice, flat response and none of the high-frequency sibilance often heard on similarly priced mics. Two of these babies over the drum kit keep the toms, snare and hat "up front" with cymbals clear and concise, even when the player is a inexperienced "basher".

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5.0

Speeda Sound

By steve-0

from Fresno, Ca

Comments about Shure KSM32/SL Condenser Mic:

Great Sounding Microphone on stage or off. I use it on guitar amps on stage for the crisp top end and clear bottom end. With the variable high-pass filter switch on it helps with picking up just the one guitar amp and not all the ambiant noise. All around a great mic.

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