Cardioid instrument condenser microphone offers natural sound reproduction in both acoustic and high volume performance applications. Features include a thin diaphragm, a Class-A preamplifier, pad for performance consistency, and low self-noise.

  • Ultra-thin diaphragm for smooth high end and tight, controlled low end
  • Transfomerless Class-A preamplifier
  • 15dB pad for performance consistency across a wider range of high SPL sources
  • Low self-noise and transformerless preamplifier circuitry

What is the SM137 best suited to?

It’s ideal for the professional musician looking to mic up their instrument such as acoustic guitar, cymbals, strings, piano and many others, either in a live or recording environment.

What are the characteristics of the SM137?

The SM137 uses an ultra-thin diaphragm for quick response, a very smooth high end, and tight bass. It has a transformerless design, low-noise operation and 15dB pad for high SPL sound sources.

Amount Part Title
1 Swivel Adapter
1 Zippered Pouch

Technical specifications

Weight:
195 g
Height x Width x Depth:
162.0 × 24.0 × 24.0 mm
Frequency Response:
20 Hz – 20 kHz
Frequency Response:
Flat
Sensitivity:
-41.00 dBV/Pa – 8.90 mV/Pa
Equivalent Selfnoise:
19 dB(A)
Sound Pressure:
1000 Ω load: 139 dB (154 dB, Pad on), 2500 Ω load: 144 dB (159 dB, Pad on)
Transducer Type:
Condenser
Polar Pattern:
Cardioid
Switchable low cut:
No
Connectors:
3 Pin XLR
Attenuator:
Yes
Interchangeable Capsule:
No
Main Functionality:
Performance
Headphone Output:
No
Requires Phantom Power:
48v DC VDC
Cartridge:
Fixed
Frequency Response Curve Image:
Shure Professional Instrument Condenser Microphone                   Frequency Response Curve Image