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Shure SM86 Cardioid Condenser Vocal Mic

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The Shure SM86 Cardioid Condenser Vocal Mic gives you all the advantages of Shure's SM line with condenser mic clarity. It's ruggedly built to handle touring, with a frequency response tailored for cl... Read More

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Overview

The Shure SM86 Cardioid Condenser Vocal Mic gives you all the advantages of Shure's SM line with condenser mic clarity. It's ruggedly built to handle touring, with a frequency response tailored for clear reproduction of vocals. The cardioid polar pattern minimizes background noise and feedback. The SM86 has a built-in 3-point shockmount for minimizing handling noise and a 2-stage filter for reducing breath noises and pops.

It requires phantom power.

Features
  • Condenser capsule provides studio-quality sound
  • Rugged design handles the abuses of touring
  • Tailored frequency response for clear reproduction of vocals
  • Cardioid polar pattern minimizes unwanted background noise
  • Works excellently with both stage monitors and in-ear personal monitors
  • Built-in 3-point shockmount minimizes handling noise
Specifications
  • Transducer type: Condenser (electret bias)
  • Frequency response: 50 to 18,000Hz
  • Polar Pattern: Cardioid
  • Output Impedance: 150Ω at 1kHz (Recommended minimum load impedance: 600Ω)
  • Sensitivity (at 1,000Hz): Open Circuit Voltage: -50dBV/Pa (3.15 mV) (1 Pa = 94dB SPL)
  • Output Clipping Level: 1000Ω Load at 1,000Hz: +3dBV (1.41 V)
  • Maximum SPL (at 1,000Hz): 1000Ω load (1% THD): 147dB
  • Self-Noise: 23dB typical, A-weighted
  • Dynamic Range (1000Ω): 124dB (maximum SPL to A-weighted noise level
  • Signal-to-Noise Ratio: 71dB at 94dB SPL (IEC 651)*
  • *S/N ratio is difference between 94dB SPL and equivalent SPL of self-noise A-weighted
  • Polarity: Positive pressure on diaphragm produces positive voltage on pin 2 relative to pin 3 of the output connector.
  • Power (Phantom Supply Requirement): 11 to 52 VDC, positive at both pins 2 and 3
  • Current Drain: 5.2 mA
  • Connector: Three-pin (XLR) professional audio
  • Dimensions (H x W): 183mm x 49mm, 7.2" x 1.92"
  • Net Weight: 278g (9.8oz.)
  • Environmental Conditions;Operating: -18° to 60° C (0° to 135° F) (relative humidity >90%), Storage: -29° to 74° C (-20° to 165° F) (relative humidity >80%)
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MANUFACTURER'S WARRANTY
One year warranty on wireless mics, mixers, and circuitry products.
2 year warranty on wired mics.
Warranty terms vary. Check with manufacturer for specific product warranty.


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5.0

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5.0

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By David Cromer

from Mitchellville Iowa

I usally use the 58 series both wireless and regular. This mic has excellant pick up with no feeling of feedback. really nice for lead vocal

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5.0

Great mic!

By Mike Talbert

from Hot Springs Arkansas

I live in a noisy hood and have a home studio, this mic is the best I've ever had. It pics up what I play with a quality sound and minimal background noise. I bought one to sing through and it makes my acoustic guitar sound so good I bought another for that. I haven't dropped it so I can't say much about the toughness but Shure is such a great brand that I'm sure, that it is tough too!

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5.0

If you don't have one, get one!

By soundman

from san jose, CA

Any musician who lacks one of these is incomplete. This mic outright beats the SM58 and Beta58. It's only competitor could be the Beta87. The SM86 reproduces vocals with utmost precision and clarity. It has incredible gain before feedback, so turn up the volume and be heard! I have used it for 1 year and have not had a single problem with pops or anything.

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