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Price: $129.00

Shure - PG81/Mod

Shure PG81 Handheld Microphone with special XLR to computer input plug. May add Andrea USB adapter for USB connectivity.

Price: $129.00 w/ FREE USA SHIPPING

Cardioid Condenser Instrument Microphone, On-Off Switch. Has flat frequency response which works excellent for Voice Recognition applications. Do you remember the Shure VR116L? This is the replacement. High accuracy with a simple on/off button.

System Overview

Shure's PG81 Microphone is a great microphone offering a flat frequency response. This microphone performs best with Speech Recognition Applications and recording Instruments.


Cardioid (aka Noise Canceling or Uni-Directional) microphone element.

Technical Specifications

  • Microphone Type: Condenser (electret bias)
  • Polar Pattern:Cardioid (unidirectional), symmetrical about axis
  • Frequency Response: 40 to 18,000 Hz
  • Polarity: Positive pressure on diaphragm produces positive voltage on pin 2 relative to pin 3 of microphone output connector
  • Output Impedance (at 1000 Hz): 600 ohms
  • Sensitivity (at 1000 Hz): -48 dBV/Pa, (4.0 mV), 1 Pascal = 94 dB SPL
  • Electromagnetic Hum Sensitivity: -7 dB equivalent SPL in a 1 millioersted field (60 Hz)
  • Switch: Built-in On/Off switch
  • Recommended Input Load Impedance: 800 ohms minimum
  • Output Clipping Level (1 kHz, 1 % THD):2000 ohm load 13 dBV (0.22 V) (phantom) -17 dBV (0.14 V) (battery)
  • Maximum SPL: 2000 ohm load: 131 dB (phantom), 127 dB (battery) Self-Noise (Equivalent SPL): 20 dB typical, A-weighted
  • Dynamic Range (maximum SPL, 2k ohm load, to A-weighted noise level): 111 dB (phantom); 107 dB (battery)
  • Signal-to-Noise Ratio: 68 dB (IEC 651)* at 94 dB SPL
  • Power: Phantom or Battery Powered
  • Battery Power
  • Recommended: 1.5 V alkaline AA size (NEDA 15A)
  • Life: up to 10,000 hours
  • Connector: Three pin professional audio connector (male XLR type).
  • This special bundle comes with an XLR to 1/8" miniplug connector.