Shure VP88
Stereo Condenser Microphone

OUR PART #  VP88-SHURE


The Shure Model VP88 is a single-point, stereo condenser microphone for use in professional studio recording, field production, electronic news gathering (ENG), and studio broadcasting applications. It combines two condenser cartridges in a single housing to create a stereo audio image of the sound source. It is unique in its ability to capture the realism of a live event and yet withstand rigorous field production environments.

One cartridge (Mid) faces forward to capture on-axis sound using a cardioid pickup pattern. The other cartridge (Side) is bi-directional, capturing sound from either side. The VP88 contains an internal M-S matrix with three settings for different degrees of stereo image separation. The internal matrix can be bypassed if an external matrix is used or if stereo imaging is done in post-production.

Shure VP88 Features:

  • Time-coherent, Mid-Side (M-S) design for optimal stereo imaging
  • Built-in stereo matrix for direct control of the stereo spread; direct M-S outputs available
  • Mono compatibility ideal for broadcast applications
  • Low noise and distortion
  • Wide dynamic range
  • Switch-selectable, low-frequency rolloff (12dB/octave below 80 Hz) for reduced pickup of ambient noise & stand vibration
  • Operates on phantom power or a 6V camera battery
  • LED power indicator
  • Internal shock mount for reduced stand vibration and handling noise
  • Built-in "pop" screen
  • Includes windscreen, swivel adapter, and Y-cable

Shure VP88 Specifications:

  • Type: Single-point stereo (MS configuration) condenser
  • Frequency Response: 40 to 20,000 Hz
  • Polar Pattern:
    • Mid Cartridge: Cardioid (unidirectional)
    • Side Cartridge: Bidirectional
  • lmpedance: Rated at 150 (100 ohms actual)
  • Recommended minimum load impedance: 800 ohms (may be used with loads as low as150 ohms with reduced clipping level)
  • Output Level: Open Circuit Voltage:-66 dB* (0.5 mV) Mid. (Side level 1.6 dB higher than Mid level) *0 dB=1 V/Pa*
  • Phantom power required: Yes
Microphone Shockmount, for Shure VP88
Shure A88SM Microphone Shockmount, for Shure VP88
The Shure Model A88SM Microphone Isolation Mount is designed especially for use where exceptional freedom from mechanically transmitted noise is a necessity. Through its use of Shure's highly effective Shock-Stopper half-mount isolators ...

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Shure VP88
Stereo Condenser Microphone

OUR PART #  VP88-SHURE

Product Information:

The Shure Model VP88 is a single-point, stereo condenser microphone for use in professional studio recording, field production, electronic news gathering (ENG), and studio broadcasting applications. It combines two condenser cartridges in a single housing to create a stereo audio image of the sound source. It is unique in its ability to capture the realism of a live event and yet withstand rigorous field production environments.

One cartridge (Mid) faces forward to capture on-axis sound using a cardioid pickup pattern. The other cartridge (Side) is bi-directional, capturing sound from either side. The VP88 contains an internal M-S matrix with three settings for different degrees of stereo image separation. The internal matrix can be bypassed if an external matrix is used or if stereo imaging is done in post-production.

Shure VP88 Features:

  • Time-coherent, Mid-Side (M-S) design for optimal stereo imaging
  • Built-in stereo matrix for direct control of the stereo spread; direct M-S outputs available
  • Mono compatibility ideal for broadcast applications
  • Low noise and distortion
  • Wide dynamic range
  • Switch-selectable, low-frequency rolloff (12dB/octave below 80 Hz) for reduced pickup of ambient noise & stand vibration
  • Operates on phantom power or a 6V camera battery
  • LED power indicator
  • Internal shock mount for reduced stand vibration and handling noise
  • Built-in "pop" screen
  • Includes windscreen, swivel adapter, and Y-cable

Shure VP88 Specifications:

  • Type: Single-point stereo (MS configuration) condenser
  • Frequency Response: 40 to 20,000 Hz
  • Polar Pattern:
    • Mid Cartridge: Cardioid (unidirectional)
    • Side Cartridge: Bidirectional
  • lmpedance: Rated at 150 (100 ohms actual)
  • Recommended minimum load impedance: 800 ohms (may be used with loads as low as150 ohms with reduced clipping level)
  • Output Level: Open Circuit Voltage:-66 dB* (0.5 mV) Mid. (Side level 1.6 dB higher than Mid level) *0 dB=1 V/Pa*
  • Phantom power required: Yes
Microphone Shockmount, for Shure VP88
Shure A88SM Microphone Shockmount, for Shure VP88
The Shure Model A88SM Microphone Isolation Mount is designed especially for use where exceptional freedom from mechanically transmitted noise is a necessity. Through its use of Shure's highly effective Shock-Stopper half-mount isolators ...

Usually ships in 7-14 business days.
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Shure Replacement Windscreen

Usually ships in 7-14 business days.
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