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Shure CVG18-B/C Centraverse Cardioid Gooseneck Microphone for Installations (18")

Shure CVG18-B/C Centraverse Cardioid Gooseneck Microphone for Installations (18")
Key Features
  • For Presentations and Conferencing
  • Cardioid Pickup Pattern
  • 18" Dual-Section Gooseneck
  • Commshield Interference Immunity
The black Shure CVG18-B/C is a 18" Centraverse gooseneck microphone designed to capture clear speech for presentation and conferencing applications in governmental, institutional, educational, religious, and business settings. It is suitable for permanent installation on conference tables, podiums, altars, lecterns, and more.
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Shure CVG18 Overview

The black Shure CVG18-B/C is a 18" Centraverse gooseneck microphone designed to capture clear speech for presentation and conferencing applications in governmental, institutional, educational, religious, and business settings. It is suitable for permanent installation on conference tables, podiums, altars, lecterns, and more.

The sleek CVG18-B/C is equipped with a fully articulating dual-section gooseneck design that facilitates ease of use and positioning. The mic capsule features a cardioid polar pattern that focuses on the speaker in front of the mic and helps reduce unwanted sounds in noisy conference and meeting spaces.

This microphone features CommShield technology for shielding against RF interference from portable wireless devices. It comes with a windscreen and a mounting flange.

Key Features
Superior Shure design and rugged, dependable construction
Cardioid polar pattern mic capsule with a tailored response for speech
18" dual-section gooseneck enables ease of positioning and placement options
Commshield technology guards against unwanted RF interference from portable wireless devices and provides high resistance to intense radio signals
Includes flange mount and four snap-fit windscreens
UPC: 042406243193

Shure CVG18 Specs

Form FactorGooseneck
Sound FieldMono
Capsule1 x Condenser
Polar PatternCardioid
High-Pass FilterNone
WindscreenFoam (Included)
Frequency Range70 Hz to 16 kHz
Maximum SPL120 dB SPL
Off-Axis Rejection>45 dB
Impedance180 Ohms
Sensitivity-33 dBV/Pa at 1 kHz
Dynamic Range93 dB
Signal-to-Noise Ratio67 dB
Equivalent Noise Level27 dB SPL A-Weighted
Output Connectors (Analog)1 x XLR 3-Pin Male (on Mic)
Operating Voltage11 to 52 V (Phantom Power)
Operating Current Consumption2.0 mA
MountingSurface-Mount (with Included Hardware)
Operating Temperature0 to 135°F / -17.78 to 57.22°C
Operating Humidity0 to 95%
DimensionsH: 18" / H: 45.72 cm
Packaging Info
Package Weight1 lb
Box Dimensions (LxWxH)24.6 x 3 x 1.8"

Shure CVG18 Reviews

Excellent Mic

By Don
Rated 5 out of 5
Date: 2022-10-03

Perfect sound at a great price!

Excellent Mic!

By Daniel
Rated 5 out of 5
Date: 2017-01-18

We use this in our high-ceiling, 100 year-old church/worship hall that can be a difficult room to obtain optimal sound reinforcement. This mic replaced our much older Shure model that was only about 12 and the results are night and day. The 18 Shure really grabs the voice and channels it better than I expected. One of the reasons is that the extra length puts the mic closer to the reader's mouth (It also comes with a mounting base that you can drill/bolt onto a podium at the ideal spot for you). It is an excellent choice for having various readers each church mass, because there's no need to constantly adjust the sound. Even when readers forget to move the mic in the direction of their mouth (for excessively tall or short people) the mic still picks up beautifully. On that topic, when moving the mic, there is no noise picked up, so you can position it silently with no problem and without the need to mute the channel. Our sound system consists of a pair QSC KW 122s and now a 2nd pair of QSC K10's, routed through a DBX 231 eq and a Mackie ProFX 12 mixer with phantom power, which this mic requires. Pretty basic stuff, but highly effective at pushing sound for about 125-150 people. The reason I mention our system is that this mic will surely perform differently in different rooms.The only drawback is that depending on your speaker placement and what other mics you are using in the room (lavalieres for example), you may experience some feedback at higher levels because it really picks up a lot. So, with some care and consideration about such things, you can try to reduce or eliminate the other channels/sound going into this mic and creating a feedback loop. This mic's technology seems to be far superior to the older model, so it does a cleaner job of grabbing what you want and not what you don't. I highly recommend it, especially for churches or podium situations.

great price, fair sound, tough material

By Tales
Rated 5 out of 5
Date: 2019-09-05

Incredible cost-benefit ! Could buy it over and over. Really happy with the sound of it. I use it mainly for talkback with my boom operator during audiovisual kinds of project. I Highly recomend it!

Great quality and great price

By Marcio
Rated 5 out of 5
Date: 2018-03-02

Shure quality with a great price. Excellent option for a podium and lectures.

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can this mic be mounted using a shure mic clip and a stand?
Asked by: Anonymous
I called Shure about this as their video on these mics shows one in a mic clip.Their rep said the Shure A25D mic clip will work with these. He even physically made sure with a mic and clip on hand.He did caution that the clip should probably be place in a vertical position.
Answered by: bothfeds
Date published: 2018-08-28


Can this mic be used without phantom power?
Asked by: Anonymous
no Unfortunatelyi this can be used only by phantom power 48 V
Answered by: GAMZE I.
Date published: 2018-08-28


What is the best mic stand adaptor / gooseneck adaptor combination for mounting this mic or a similar gooseneck mic on a stand? The mic will be used for a church cantor and announcements. Plus, sometimes a small choir will sing around this mic. Maybe we should use a small body condenser that comes with a stand adaptor. Ideas?
Asked by: Michael
This mic may be mounted to a desk/table stand or to a permanent flange-type mount typically used on a podium: Shure - Centraverse Desktop Base (Black) - B&H# SHCVDB ----------- Shure - A400SM - Recessed Shock Mount for Gooseneck Mics - B&H# SHA400SM
Answered by: Mark S.
Date published: 2023-01-20


Do I have to use Shure's Centraverse Desktop Base? Or could I just plug directly into an XLR-F panel mount on a table?
Asked by: Anonymous
The CVG18 can be used with any XLR panel, so long as you have a means to provide phantom power.
Answered by: Product Rep Shure Expert
Date published: 2018-08-28
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