Shure SM48 Cardioid Dynamic Vocal Microphone
Shure's SM48-LC is a high-performance dynamic microphone designed for vocalists and public speakers. With its shockmounted cartridge and steel mesh grille, the SM48-LC is built to withstand the rigors of stage and studio use. Its cardioid polar pattern ensures excellent off-axis sound rejection, reducing unwanted background noise and feedback. The neodymium magnet and carefully tuned frequency response provide a high signal-to-noise ratio, making it an excellent choice for both live performance and recording applications.
Shockmounted Cartridge and Steel Mesh Grille for Maximum Durability
The SM48-LC features a shockmounted cartridge and durable steel mesh grille that can handle the stresses of repeated stage use and abuse. Its rugged metal construction is designed to resist handling noise, ensuring a clear signal even when moved or bumped. The SM48-LC's built-in pop filter reduces plosives for smooth, natural-sounding vocals. This hard-wearing design gives singers and speakers peace of mind that their mic will stand up to the challenges of any performance.
Cardioid Polar Pattern for Superior Gain Before Feedback
With its cardioid polar pattern, the SM48-LC is excellent at isolating the main sound source while rejecting unwanted off-axis noise. Its directional nature provides high gain before feedback, allowing for louder volumes without the screech of feedback. The cardioid pattern focuses on sounds directly in front of the mic, capturing vocals while minimizing bleed from other instruments or ambient room noise.
Tailored Frequency Response for Clear, Natural Vocals
The SM48-LC has a frequency response optimized for vocal reproduction. A presence rise in the midrange adds clarity and intelligibility, while a low-end roll-off helps control proximity effect. This tailored EQ shaping results in a bright, full-bodied vocal tone that cuts through a mix. The SM48-LC's frequency response is designed to capture the natural qualities and nuances of the human voice.
Simple, User-Friendly Design
With its straightforward design, the SM48-LC is easy to set up and operate. Its simple yet high-performance build makes it suitable for users of any experience level. The SM48-LC comes ready to plug in and use, with an attached XLR cable and mic clip and includes a protective carrying bag for storage and transport.
- Cardioid pickup pattern rejects off-axis sound and provides superior gain before feedback
- Frequency response tailored for vocals, with brightened midrange and bass rolloff
- Shockmounted cartridge for exceptional ruggedness and reduced handling noise
- Built-in "pop" filter that reduces explosive breath sounds and wind noise
- Supplied stand adapter and carrying/storage bag
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- Analog or digital: Analog
- Frequency response: 55Hz–14kHz
- Max SPL: Not specified
- Connectivity: XLR
- Capsule: Dynamic
- Polar pattern: Cardioid
- Type: Handheld
- Switches: No
- Phantom power required: No
- Diameter: 2.14"
- Length: 6.53"
- Weight: 1.48 lb.
- Case: Yes
- Clip: Yes
- Shockmount: N/A
- Power supply: N/A
- Cable: No
- Stand: No
2 year warranty on wired mics.
Warranty terms vary. Check with manufacturer for specific product warranty.