Cardioid dynamic vocal microphone offers a frequency response for vocals with a brightened mid-range and bass roll-off to control proximity effect. The product includes the microphone, a stand adapter, and carrying bag.

  • Cardioid pickup pattern rejects off-axis sound and provides superior gain before feedback
  • Frequency response tailored for vocals, with brightened mid-range and bass rolloff to control proximity effect
  • Shock-mounted 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
  • Lockable On/Off switch (SM48S only)
  • Legendary Shure quality and ruggedness

What is the SM48 best suited to?

Its been designed as a vocal mic that a budget conscious singer could use for lead or backup vocals on stage. Other applications could include speeches, pub quizzes and karaoke. 

What are the features?

The SM48 has a cardioid pickup pattern which provides superior gain before feedback. Its frequency response is tailored for vocals, with a brightened mid-range and bass roll-off to control the proximity effect. The cartridge is shock-mounted for exceptional ruggedness and reduced handling noise.

The SM48S version features a lockable On/Off switch

Amount Part Title
1 Swivel Adapter Part A25D
1 Storage Bag Part 26A13

Technical specifications

Weight:
370 g
Height x Width x Depth:
166.0 × 54.2 × 54.2 mm
Frequency Response:
55 Hz – 14 kHz
Frequency Response:
Tailored
Sensitivity:
-57.00 dBV/Pa – 1.30 mV/Pa
Transducer Type:
Dynamic
Polar Pattern:
Cardioid
Switchable low cut:
No
Connectors:
3 Pin XLR
Attenuator:
No
Interchangeable Capsule:
No
Main Functionality:
Performance
Headphone Output:
No
Cartridge:
Fixed
Frequency Response Curve Image:
Shure Cardioid Dynamic Vocal Microphone                   Frequency Response Curve Image