Shure PGA98D-XLR
PG ALTA Cardioid Condenser Drum Microphone with 15 ft XLR Cable


The Shure PGA98D-XLR PG ALTA Cardioid Condenser Drum Microphone is a professional quality microphone optimized for drums and percussion. Featuring a flexible, discrete gooseneck design with highly durable construction, integrated preamplifier and included drum mount for quick and easy attachment and removal, the PGA98D is ideal for both live performance and recording.

Shure PGA98D-XLR Features:

  • Tailored microphone cartridge design for clear reproduction of drum and percussion sound sources.
  • Flexible gooseneck design makes accurate positioning quick and easy
  • Molded one-piece drum mount for fast, low-profile mounting and removal
  • 15 ft XLR cable
  • Integrated preamplifier provides a direct XLR connection (11-52 VDC phantom power required)
  • 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
  • Zipper pouch included for additional protection during storage or transport

Shure PGA98D-XLR Specifications:

  • Type:  Electret condenser
  • Frequency Response:  60 Hz - 20 kHz
  • Polar Pattern:  Cardioid
  • Output Impedance:  850 Ohms
  • Sensitivity at 1 kHz, open circuitvoltage:   -52dBV/Pa (2.51 mV) (1 Pa= 94dB SPL)
  • Maximum SPL:  1 kHz at 1% THD, 1 kOhm 130dB SPL
  • Self-Noise (A-weighted, typical):  27dB SPL-A
  • Polarity:  Positive pressure on diaphragm produces positive voltage on pin 2 with respect to pin 3
  • Weight:  8 oz (210 g)
  • Connector:  3-pin professional audio male XLR
  • Housing:  Cast Zinc
  • Power Requirements:  11–52 VDC phantom power (2 mA)
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