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Shure KSM32/SL Embossed Single-Diaphragm Microphone

Estimated price for orientation: 549 $

Category: Shure KSM32 SL C

Condition: New: A brand-new, unused, unopened, undamaged item in its original packaging (where packaging is applicable). Packaging should be the same as what is found in a retail store, unless the item is handmade or was packaged by the manufacturer in non-retail packaging, such as an unprinted box or plastic bag. See the seller's listing for full details. See all condition definitions- opens in a new window or tab ... Read moreabout the condition Brand: Shure
Pickup Pattern: Cardioid MPN: ksm32sl
Type: Condenser Microphone Connectivity: Cable
Mount Type: None Connector(s): XLR
Model: KSM32 / SL Features: Internal Shock Mount, On/Off Switch
Design: Freestanding Microphone Form Factor: Handheld/Stand-Held
UPC: 042406065931

The KSM32 is a premium side-address cardioid condenser microphone for highly critical studio recording and live sound productions. With an extremely flat, extended frequency response, the KSM32 provides transparent reproduction of the original sound source. A 15 dB attenuation switch allows the KSM32 to handle the high sound pressure levels associated with drums, percussion, and ensembles. Comes with shock mount, swivel mount, aluminum case. Features Class A, transformerless preamplifier circuitry eliminates cross-over distortion for improved linearity across the full frequency range. Embossed, high-compliance diaphragm provides extended low-frequency response. Ultra-thin, gold-layered, low-mass, Mylar® diaphragm for excellent transient response 15 dB attenuation switch for handling extremely high sound pressure levels (SPL) Switchable low-frequency filter provides greater flexibility to reduce background noise or to counteract proximity effect. Integrated three-stage pop protection grille reduces "pop" and other breath noise Internal shock mount reduces transmission of handling noise Replacement cartridge:  RK374 Extended frequency response Very low self-noise Exceptional low-frequency reproduction High output level High input SPL capability No cross-over distortion Extremely uniform polar response Superior common mode rejection and suppression of radio frequency interference Champagne finish ApplicationsSome typical applications for the KSM32 are listed below. Microphone use, however, is a matter of personal taste. The KSM32 may be used for a variety of applications other than those listed. Voice -- solo, background, voice-over, broadcasting Acoustic instruments -- such as piano, guitar, drums, percussion, strings Wind instruments -- brass and woodwind Low frequency instruments -- such as double bass, electric bass, kick drum Overhead miking -- drums or percussion Ensembles -- choral or orchestral Room ambiance pick-up -- guitar amplifier or drums Both the acoustic environment and microphone placement have significant effects on the sound obtained when miking a source. You may need to experiment with these variables to achieve the best overall sound for each application.