Shure VP89L
Long Condenser Shotgun Microphone


The Shure VP89 is a professional shotgun condenser microphone for use in critical broadcast and media production applications. Designed with interchangeable long, medium and short capsules, the VP89 models provide scalable, superior off-axis rejection for focus and flexibility in a wide variety of on-site locations. The VP89L is the longest model in the series. Carrying case and foam windscreen included.

Shure VP89L Features:

Updated Technology

  • State-of-the-art preamplifier design
  • Superior RF immunity
  • Internal low-frequency roll-off
  • Recessed low-cut filter switch for additional control
  • Smaller footprint
  • Superior Shure design and rugged, roadworthy construction

Long Cartridge/Barrel Housing

  • For targeting sound sources over long distances (sporting events, ENG, wildlife, field recording)
  • Extremely narrow pickup angle
  • Unmatched quality of off-axis rejection

Shure VP89L Specifications:

  • Cartridge Type: Electret Condenser
  • Polar Pattern: Hypercardioid / Lobar
  • Frequency Response: 60Hz to 20kHz
  • Output Impedance: 115 Ohms
  • Sensitivity: (Open circuit voltage at 1kHz, typical): -33.5dBV/Pa (2.11mV)
  • Maximum SPL (1kHz at 1% THD): 2500 Ohm load = 132dB // 1000 Ohm load =113.5dB
  • Signal-to-Noise Ratio: 79dB
  • Dynamic Range at 1 kHz: 2500 Ohm load = 4.0dBV // 1000 Ohm load = 0.0dBV
  • Clipping Level (at 1kHz, 1%THD): 2500 Ohm load =4.0dBV // 1000 Ohmload = 0.0dBV
  • Self Noise (equivalent SPL, A-weighted, typical): 15dB
  • Low-Frequency Filter Switch: -12dB/octave below specified frequency
  • Flat Response: 100Hz
  • Low Frequency Roll-off: 200Hz
  • Operating Temperature Range: -20° - 165°F
  • Operating Relative Humidity: 0 to 95%
  • Polarity: Positive pressure on diaphragm produces positive voltage on pin 2 with respect to pin 3
  • Housing: Charcoal-gray metallic painted aluminum alloy handle grille with stainless steel screen
  • Power Requirements: 11-52VDC phantom power (IEC-61938), <2.0mA
  • Length: 15.21"
  • Net Weight: 6.1oz.
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