Shure PGA181 Side-Address Condenser Microphone

Need an inexpensive workhorse mic? Great for recording rehearsals or miking up amps, this cardioid condenser gives you Shure build quality for a great price.

The Shure PGA181 is a side-address cardioid condenser microphone with a smooth frequency response with highly durable construction that delivers excellent sound. Extremely versatile, the PGA181 is a go-to mic for use with a wide range of applications, including acoustic and amplified instruments, vocals and live rehearsal recording and performance.


- Tailored microphone cartridge design for smooth and versatile reproduction of sound sources
- Cardioid polar pattern picks up audio from the source while rejecting unwanted noise
- Updated industrial design with black metallic finish and grille for unobtrusive visual presence
- Stand adapter for mounting to a microphone stand
- Zipper pouch included for additional protection during storage or transport
- Legendary Shure quality design and construction for exceptional performance in rigorous environments
WARNING: Cancer and Reproductive Harm -

- Type: Electret condenser
- Frequency Response: 50 to 20,000 Hz
- Polar Pattern: Cardioid
- Output Impedance: 120 O
- Sensitivity at 1 kHz, open circuit voltage: -38 dBV/Pa (12.7 mV)
- Maximum SPL: (1 kHz at 1% THD, 1 kO) 138 dB SPL
- Weight: 383 g (13.5 oz.)
- Connector: Three-pin professional audio (XLR), male
- Housing: Cast zinc
- Power Requirements: 48 VDC phantom power (4 mA)
Dimensions and Weight in Packaging
Base Item
Shipping Weight: 1.75 lbs
Shipping Dimensions: 10 x 5 x 4 in
Manufacturer Part Number (MPN): PGA181-LC
wiith XLR Cable
Shipping Weight: 2.25 lbs
Shipping Dimensions: 10 x 5 x 4 in
Manufacturer Part Number (MPN): PGA181-XLR

For support or warranty questions, please contact the manufacturer:
Phone: 800-516-2525


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