Cardioid dynamic instrument microphone - less cable
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Shure Incorporated
Mac & Win
In Stock: YES Total on hand: 6 As of 05/19/2022
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As low as $129.00

Cardioid condenser instrument microphone delivers excellent sound, even in sensitive acoustic instrument performance and recording. The product includes a swivel adapter, carrying pouch, and XLR cable.


The PGA81 cardioid condenser instrument microphone is a professional quality flat-response microphone featuring highly durable design and construction that delivers excellent sound. Ideal for use in sensitive acoustic instrument performance and recording, the PGA81 comes with a swivel adapter, carrying pouch and XLR cable. Phantom power required.


Flat-response microphone cartridge design for clear reproduction of acoustic instrument sound sources in more sensitive environments.

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

Available with XLR Cable (4.57 m)

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



Electret Condenser

Polar Pattern


Frequency Response

40 to 18,000 Hz

Output Impedance

at 1 kHz, open circuit voltage



at 1 kHz, open circuit voltage

-48.5 dBV/Pa[1] (3.8 mV)

Maximum SPL

1 kHz at 1% THD, 1 k load, typical

129.5 dB SPL


Positive pressure on diaphragm produces positive voltage on pin 2 with respect to pin 3


Three-pin professional audio (XLR), male


186 g (0.4 lbs)


Cast Zinc

Power Requirements

48 V DC phantom power (2.0 mA)

[1] 1 Pa=94 dB SPL

Frequency Response


Polar Pattern

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