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Shure KSM8/B Dualdyne Handheld Dynamic Vocal Microphone - Black

by Shure
Original price $499.00
Original price $499.00 - Original price $499.00
Original price $499.00
Current price $399.00
$399.00 - $399.00
Current price $399.00
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Cut through the Noise with the Shure KSM8/B Dualdyne Handheld Dynamic Vocal Microphone - Black

The groundbreaking Shure KSM8 Dualdyne is the first handheld, dual-diaphragm microphone - and it delivers world-class live performance vocals. The KSM8 features the purest cardioid polar pattern ever developed by Shure. The patented Dualdyne cartridge eliminates proximity effect, while helping to master off-axis rejection. The signal clarity not only rivals that of condenser microphones, but keeps the reliability and feedback rejection of a dynamic microphone.


  • Patented cartridge design featuring two ultra-thin diaphragms (one active and one passive) and groundbreaking inverted airflow system
  • Exceptional control of proximity effect vastly increases working distance without on-axis coloration
  • Accurate and neutral mid-and-high frequency reproduction results in the most natural sounding dynamic microphone available
  • Off-axis attenuation is flat and broad resulting in superior quality of rejection of unwanted sound sources for increased vocal clarity
  • Neodymium magnet resides in a micro-injection mold of aerospace SoftMag material that maximizes the magnetic field for maximum output level
  • The Dualdyne cartridge re-images an elaborate mathematical architecture of tuned cavities, resistances and machined components that are fully integrated into the cartridge’s acoustic properties, resulting in exceptional rejection of handling noise without loss of low frequency response
  • Patent Pending Diaphragm Stabilization System (DSS) Technology protects and stabilizes the active diaphragm from unwanted excursion or rocking during plosives or impact, providing substantial protection against high frequency handling noise
  • Cutting-edge cartridge manufacturing methods utilize ultra-sonic and internal laser welding to provide best-in-class mechanical reliability
  • Dent-resistant, hardened carbon-steel grille design lined with hydrophobic woven fabric provides exceptional plosive and wind protection, while offering virtually waterproof protection
  • Aluminum handle with black finish


SPECIFICATIONS

  • Cartridge Type: Dual-Diaphragm Dynamic (moving coil)
  • Frequency Response: 40 to 16,000 Hz
  • Polar Pattern: Cardioid
  • Output Impedance: 300 ohms
  • Sensitivity: At 1 kHz, open circuit voltage -51.5 dBV/Pa (1.85 mV)
  • Polarity: Positive pressure on diaphragm produces positive voltage on pin 2 with respect to pin 3
  • Net Weight: 330 g (11.64 oz.)
  • Connector: Three-pin professional audio (XLR), male
  • Housing: Die-cast Aluminum Finish
  • Includes: Zippered Case (AK8C) and Swivel Adapter (A25E)

Manufacturer: Shure
Model: KSM8/B
SKU: I390532-N-20-WHXD
UPC: 042406403634


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