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Shure TL48 TwinPlex Subminiature Lavalier Microphone
Shure TL48 TwinPlex Subminiature Lavalier Microphone

Shure TL48 TwinPlex Subminiature Lavalier Microphone

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MSRP: $561.00

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The TwinPlex™ TL48 offers a tailored response with a mid-range rise that's ideal for speech and dialog applications, such as film and TV. Designed with leading audio professionals' input, the TL48 is easily concealed in a costume or directly against the skin under wardrobe, and offers extensive accessories to ensure quick, easy, and secure mounting-all with no impact on sound quality.

Shure TL48 Features

  • With a paintable, fixed frequency cap and mid-band boost that accentuates dialog, the TL48 is ideal for film and TV applications
  • Improved off-axis consistency, due to the patent pending dual-diaphragm design, yields accurate reproduction regardless of vocal source position or movement
  • Best-in-class low self-noise and dynamic range for cleaner audio production
  • Fixed frequency cap with internal hydrophobic woven lining resists sweat and moisture
  • Paintable 1.6 mm cable that is immune to memory effect and kinks
  • Dual redundant ground in cable serves as secondary shield for longevity
  • Sound signature: Tailored for dialog (6dB mid-band boost at about 7kHz)
  • Sensitivity: Low
  • TL48 TwinPlex Subminiature Lavalier Microphone1
  • RPM40STC Single Tie Clip 1
  • RPM40TC Dual Tie Clip 1
  • RPM40SO Standoff for Clips 1
  • RPM40VM Vampire Mount 1
  • RPM40SVM Sticky Vampire Mount 1
  • RPM40WS Foam Windscreen 1
  • RPM40SM Clear Sticky Mount 1
  • RPM40TS Sticky Mount Adhesives15
  • RPM40TS/50 Sticky Mount Adhesives50
  • WA445 Neutrik Threaded Shell for WA430/WA435 1
  • RPM40CASE Storage Case 1
  • Transducer TypeCondenser
  • Polar PatternOmnidirectional
  • Frequency Response20 Hz - 20 kHz
  • Sensitivity-45.0 dBV(5.62 mV)at 1 kHz[2]
  • Self-Noise, A-Weighted, Equivalent Acoustic24.5 dB SPL­A
  • Signal-To-Noise Ratio[3]69.5 dB
  • Output Clipping Level3.0 dBV,1 kHz at 1% THD, typical
  • Maximum SPL142.0 dB SPL,1 kHz at 1% THD, typical
  • Dynamic Range117.5 dB typical
  • Microphone Current Draw120 to 240 µA, typical
  • Bias Voltage (Recommended Operating Voltage)5 V DC
  • Cable Diameter1.6 mm
  • Cable Length
      MTQG, LEMO, MDOT 66 in. (1.67 m) NC, XLR connector 96 in. (2.43 m)
  • Net Weight (with cable)0.42 oz (12g)
  • Notes
    • [1] All specifications measured with a 48 Vdc phantom power supply. The microphone operates at lower voltages, but with slightly decreased headroom and sensitivity.
    • [2] 1 Pa=94 dB SPL
    • [3] S/N ratio is the difference between 94 dB SPL and equivalent SPL of self noise, A-weighted
    • [4] THD of microphone preamplifier when applied input signal level is equivalent to cartridge output at specified SPL

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