Shure SM81LC
SM81-LC

OUR PART #  SM81LC


One of the world’s great studio or live mics.  Ruler-flat response 20 to 20,000 ultra-low self noise. The ultimate in precise, detailed sound reproduction.  Excellent for use with acoustic instruments, choirs, overhead cymbal applications. Built-in 10dB attenuator and bass cut switch.  Phantom power only.

The Shure Model SM81LC is a high-quality, unidirectional condenser microphone designed for studio recording, broadcasting, and sound reinforcement. Its wide frequency response, low noise characteristics, and low RF susceptibility have made it a standard for applications involving acoustic instruments, especially guitar, piano, and cymbals.

The SM81 is ruggedly constructed. It operates on phantom power and performs over a wide range of temperatures and humidity conditions. It is furnished with a swivel adapter, attenuator-switch lock, foam windscreen, and case for carrying and storage. Other accessories are available.

Shure SM81-LC Features:

  • 20 Hz to 20 kHz frequency response
  • Flat response curve for accurate reproduction of sound sources
  • Low noise and high output clipping level
  • Low distortion over a wide range of load impedances
  • Cardioid polar pattern, uniform with frequency and symmetric about axis, providing maximum rejection and minimum coloration of off-axis sounds
  • Low RF susceptibility
  • Selectable low-frequency response: flat, 6 or 18 dB/octave rolloff
  • 0 dB/10 dB lockable attenuator switch
  • Phantom powering (DIN 45 596 voltages of 12 to 48 Vdc)
  • Rugged steel construction for durability
  • Field-usable over wide range of temperature and humidity conditions

Shure SM81-LC Specifications:

  • 20 Hz to 20 kHz frequency response
  • Flat response curve for accurate reproduction of sound sources
  • Low noise and high output clipping level
  • Low distortion over a wide range of load impedances
  • Cardioid polar pattern, uniform with frequency and symmetric about axis, providing maximum rejection and minimum coloration of off-axis sounds
  • Low RF susceptibility
  • Selectable low-frequency response: flat, 6 or 18dB/octave roll off
  • 0 dB/10 dB lockable attenuator switch
  • Phantom powering (DIN 45 596 voltages of 12 to 48 Vdc)
  • Rugged steel construction for durability
  • Field-usable over wide range of temperature and humidity conditions
Shure A81WS Optional multilayer wind screen for SM 81 and SM 57

Shure A81WS Optional multilayer wind screen for SM 81 and SM 57

Large foam windscreen for SM81 and SM57 microphones
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Shure A57F Replacement Microphone Stand Adapter

Shure A57F Replacement Microphone Stand Adapter

Black Stand Adapter for SM63, SM63L, SM63LB, SM81, VP64A, VP64AL, AMS26 microphones and the WA380 Half Wave Antenna.
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WindTech 1200-Black Microphone Windscreen, 3/4" Inside Diameter (Black)

WindTech 1200-Black Microphone Windscreen, 3/4" Inside Diameter (Black)

Since 1976, WindTech has manufactured the highest quality American made microphone windscreens on the market. They are available in  25  brilliant colors, and a wide variety of shapes and sizes to fit most popular microphones. ...
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Shure R104 Replacement Cartridge and Grille Assembly for Shure SM81 Mics

Shure R104 Replacement Cartridge and Grille Assembly for Shure SM81 Mics

Replacement Cartridge and Grille Assembly for Shure SM81 Mics
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Shure A27M Stereo Microphone Adapter

Shure A27M Stereo Microphone Adapter

The Shure model A27M is a stereo microphone adapter designed to hold two microphones in selectable positions for stereo broadcasting, recording or sound reinforcement. It allows two microphones to share one stand without losing independent ...
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Shure 65A1797 Mic/Receiver Case for SM81-LC and P6R

Shure 65A1797 Mic/Receiver Case for SM81-LC and P6R

Case for the Shure SM81-LC microphone and P6R wireless receiver.     For top foam insert, see part# 29A1577 For bottom foam insert see, part# 29B2128
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Shure 34A830 Shure Grille Insert

Shure 34A830 Shure Grille Insert

Grille insert by Shure.
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