B&H Photo Video Pro Audio The Professional's Source 800.606.6969 / 212.444.6615
Visit Our NYC SuperStore, Explore Where Technology Lives B&H Super Store B&H Super Store
0 $0.00
Your cart is currently empty

You have 0 items in your cart

View Cart & Begin Checkout

Checkout will be available in 5:26 hours

Feel free to browse our site and add items to your cart or wishlist.
Notify when open

Important Notice!

Please note: Online ordering is unavailable until Saturday 9:45 PM EDT (in 5 hour(s) and 26 minutes). Feel free to browse our site and add items to your cart or wishlist. We apologize for the inconvenience and appreciate your patronage.
What item is right for you?
Ask our Experts! 800.606.6969 Live Chat

Shure SM81-LC - Cardioid Instrument Condenser Microphone

B&H # SHSM81LC Mfr # SM81-LC
In Stock
Free Expedited Shipping
You Pay: $349.00

The Shure SM81 is a high-quality small diaphragm, cardioid condenser microphone. Its flat, neutral frequency response, make it particularly well-suited for use on acoustic guitar, piano, cymbals and choirs.

Flat response curve for accurate reproduction of sound sources
Low noise and high-output clipping level
Low distortion over a wide range of load impedances
Cardioid polar pattern effectively isolates source signal
Low RF susceptibility
Selectable low-frequency response: flat, 6 or 18dB/oct roll-off
0dB/10dB lockable attenuator switch
Phantom powering (DIN 45 596 voltages of 12 to 48 Vdc)
Rugged steel construction for durability
Field-useable over wide range of temperature and humidity conditions
Transducer (Electret Bias) Condenser
Polar Pattern Cardioid
Frequency Response 20 Hz - 20 kHz
Dynamic Range (Typical) 120 dB
Signal-to-Noise Ratio 78 dB, (@ 94 dB SPL, IEC 651)
Maximum Input Sound Level 136 dB, (@ 250 Hz 0.5% THD)
146 dB, (with Pad)
Power Requirements Phantom 11 - 52v DC
Output Impedance 150 Ohms (85 Ohms Actual)
Output Connectors XLR-3M Type
Pad -10 dB Attenuation
Low Frequency Roll-Off -6 dB/Octave @ 100 Hz
-18 dB/Octave @ 80 Hz
Applications Sound Reinforcement, Broadcast and Studio Recording.
Dimensions 212 x 23.5 mm LxDiameter
Weight 8 oz. (230 g)
Shure SM81-LC - Cardioid Instrument Condenser Microphone
  • (A57F) Swivel Adapter
  • (34A830) 10 dB Attenuator Lock
  • (65A1797) Carrying/Storage Case
  • (49A111) Foam Windscreen
  • 2 Year Warranty
  • Kopul -  Studio Elite 4000 Series XLR M to XLR F Microphone Cable - 6' (1.8 m), Black
    • You Pay: $17.99

    Stands & Support

    Show more >
    Auray -  MS-5130 Round Base Microphone Stand
    • You Pay: $19.50

    Wind Protection

    Show more >
    Shure -  RK311 Windscreen for the SM81 Microphone
    • You Pay: $5.70

    Microphone Clips

    Shure -  A57F Microphone Clip
    • You Pay: $7.95

    Cases & Protection

    Show more >
    Gator Cases -  GM-4 4 Drop Mic Padded Bag
    • You Pay: $19.88
    View all Accessories
    See any errors on this page? Let us know.