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Shure KSM8 Dualdyne Dynamic Cardioid Vocal Microphone, Black

Get a great sound out of any singer. Shure's premium KSM8 handheld dynamic vocal mic eliminates proximity effect with a groundbreaking dual-diaphragm design. Rate and review this product
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Shure KSM8 Microphone Black

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Shure KSM8 Dualdyne Dynamic Vocal Mic

As the first-ever dual-diaphragm dynamic handheld microphone, the premium KSM8 Dualdyne Cardioid Vocal Dynamic Microphone is a groundbreaking feat of engineering design, meticulously crafted for revolutionary vocal reproduction and sound-reinforcement control for world-class live performance in top-tier professional venues. Featuring the single purest cardioid polar pattern that Shure has developed to date, the patented Dualdyne cartridge of the KSM8 virtually eliminates proximity effect and masters off-axis rejection while providing sound professionals the signal clarity typical of condenser microphones without processing, along with the reliability of dynamic microphone feedback control. The KSM8 is the live performance dynamic microphone that only Shure could make.

Features:

- 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 frequency response due to controlled proximity effect which allows for neutral mid-and-high frequency reproduction, resulting 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-imagines the longstanding Shure Pumping Pneumatic Shock Mount design with an elaborate mathematical architecture of tuned cavities, specific resistances and precisely machined components that are fully integrated into the cartridge's acoustic properties. This results in exceptional rejection of handling noise without any 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-inclass 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 brushed nickel or black finish

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- 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 with Paint or Brushed Nickel Finish

Furnished Accessories:
- AK8C Zippered carrying case for KSM8
- A25E Black, Soft-flex Swivel Adapter for KSM8 and KSM9

Optional Accessories and Replacement Parts:
- A85WS Black foam windscreen for KSM8, SM58, SM86, SM87A, Beta 87A and Beta 87C
- A25E Black, Soft-flex Swivel Adapter for KSM8 and KSM9
- RPM266 Black replacement grille for KSM8 wired and wireless
- RPM268 Brushed Nickel replacement grille for KSM8 wired and wireless.
Weight, Dimensions, and Manufacturer Part Numbers
Black
Shipping Weight: 2 lbs
Shipping Dimensions: 10 x 5 x 4 in
Manufacturer Part Number (MPN): KSM8/B
Nickel
Shipping Weight: 2 lbs
Shipping Dimensions: 10 x 5 x 4 in
Manufacturer Part Number (MPN): KSM8/N
Warehouse Resealed, Nickel
Shipping Weight: 2 lbs
Shipping Dimensions: 10 x 5 x 4 in
Manufacturer Part Number (MPN): KSM8/N
If you have additional warranty questions, please contact the manufacturer at 800-25-SHURE
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