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Shure KSM32 Cardioid Condenser Microphone CS
Shure KSM32 Cardioid Condenser Microphone

Shure KSM32 Cardioid Condenser Microphone

SoundPro Item: 23464
MSRP: $749.00

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An embossed single-diaphragm, side-address, cardioid condenser microphone for highly critical studio recording and live sound productions. The Shure KSM32 offers an extended frequency response for an open, natural sounding reproduction of the original sound source.

Shure KSM32 Features

  • Class A, transformerless preamplifier circuitry eliminates cross-over distortion for improved linearity across the full frequency range
  • Embossed, high-compliance diaphragm provides extended low-frequency response
  • Ultra-thin, gold-layered, low-mass, Mylar® diaphragm for excellent transient response
  • 15 dB attenuation switch for handling extremely high SPLs
  • Switchable low-frequency filter provides greater flexibility to reduce background noise or to counteract proximity effect
  • Integrated three-stage pop protection grille reduces "pop" and other breath noise
  • Internal shock mount reduces transmission of handling noise
  • Replacement cartridge: RK374
  • KSM32 Microphone1
  • ShureLock Stand Mount1
  • Padded Zipper Bag (CG Charcoal Model) / Zippered carrying case (SL Champaigne Model)1
  • Protective velveteen pouch (SL Champaigne Model only)1
  • Shurelock rubber isolated shock mount (SL Champaigne Model only)1
  • Transducer TypeCondenser
  • Polar PatternCardioid
  • Frequency Response20 Hz - 20 kHz
  • Output Impedance150 ohms (actual)
  • Attenuation Switch0 or -15 dB attentuation
  • Low Frequency reponse switchflat; -6 db/octave below 115 Hz; -18 dB/octave below 80 Hz
  • Phantom Power48 Vdc ±4 Vdc positive pins 2 and 3
  • Sensitivity (typical, at 1000hz; 1 Pa = 94 dB SPL)-36 dBV/Pa (16 mV)
  • Self-noise (typical, equivalent SPL; A-weighted, IEC 651)3 dB
  • Maximum SPL at 1000hz
    • 2500 ohms load (attenuator on) 139 (154) dB
    • 1500 ohms load (attenutator on) 133 (148) dB
  • Output Clipping Level
    • 2500 ohms load +9 dBV
    • 1000 ohms load +3 dBV
  • Dynamic Range
    • 2500 ohms load 126 dB
    • 1000 ohms load 119 dB
  • Signal to Noise ratio81 dB
  • THD, 2500 ohms load<0.08% for a 120 dB equivalent SPL input
  • Dimensions2.2" max body diameter, 7.37" long
  • Weight490 grams (17.3 oz.)

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