Supercardioid vocal microphone offers superior rejection of unwanted noise for clear reproduction of warm and accurate vocals in noisy environments. Features include low RF susceptibility, a pop filter, and a shock mounted transducer.

Main Features

Main Features

  • Highly directional supercardioid pickup pattern
  • Controlled low-frequency roll-off
  • Very low RF and magnetic hum susceptibility
  • Minimally affected by varying load impedance
  • Built-in wind and pop filter
  • Transducer element shock mounted
  • Rugged construction for outstanding reliability
  • Field-usable over a wide range of temperature and humidity conditions
  • Accepts a wide variety of phantom power sources, including DIN 45 596 voltages of 11 and 52 Vdc

Description

What is the SM87A best suited to?

The SM87A is a sensitive condenser vocal mic that is ideal for lead or backing vocals on stage or in a recording studio. Its supercardioid polar pattern provides greater rejection of unwanted sound sources, making it ideal for use in a reverberant or noisy environment.

How does it sound?

It has a smooth frequency response that's specifically tailored for warm, rich, vocal reproduction.

Furnished Accessories

Furnished Accessories

Amount Part Title
1 Break resistent Swivel Adapter Part A25D
1 Storage Bag Part 26A13
1 5/8" to 3/8" Thread Adapter Part 31A1856

Available Variants

Available Variants

Specs

Specs

Technical specifications

Weight:
200 g
Height x Width x Depth:
192.0 × 50.0 × 50.0 mm
Frequency Response:
50 Hz – 20 kHz
Frequency Response:
Tailored
Sensitivity:
-52.00 dBV/Pa – 2.40 mV/Pa
Equivalent Selfnoise:
24 dB typical, A-weighted, 26 dB typical, weighted per DIN 45 405
Sound Pressure:
Maximum SPL (at 1,000 Hz), 140.5 dB (0.25% THD, 1000 ohm load)
Transducer Type:
Condenser
Polar Pattern:
Supercardioid
Switchable low cut:
No
Connectors:
3 Pin XLR
Attenuator:
No
Interchangeable Capsule:
No
Main Functionality:
Performance
Headphone Output:
No
Requires Phantom Power:
11 - 52 VDC
Cartridge:
Fixed
Frequency Response Curve Image:
Shure SM87A Vocal Microphone Frequency Response Curve Image

Downloads

Downloads

Comparable products

Comparable products

Wireless Options

Wireless Options

Illustration Shure SM87A Vocal Microphone

SM87A Wireless Options

As a wireless microphone the SM87A is available in different wireless systems - analog and digital.

Optional accessories

Optional accessories

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