Shure KSM 137 Stereoset

Stereo Pair Small Diaphragm Condenser Microphones

  • Optimized for acoustic instruments
  • Neutral and precise sound for stage and studio applications
  • Ideal for overhead, hi-hat, piano, choir and orchestra and acoustic stringed instruments
  • Ultra-thin, 2.5 micron, 24 karat gold-layered, low mass Mylar® diaphragm for superior transient response
  • Gold-plated internal and external contacts
  • Polar pattern: cardioid
  • Frequency response: 20 Hz - 20 kHz
  • Sensitivity: -37 dBV / Pa
  • Switchable pad: 0 dB, -15 dB, -25 dB
  • SPL: 164 dB (with switched -25dB pad)
  • Three-stage switchable low cut filter
  • 14 db (A) very low self noise for a small diaphragm condenser microphone
  • Robust housing
  • Weight: 100 g
  • Includes A137C plastic case, A26M stereo bar, 2x A100WS windshield and 2x A57F Microphone Mounts
  • Also available as a single microphone: Art.176015

Optional accessories:

  • A53M Shock-absorbing microphone holder Art:138152
  • A27M Swivel Microphone Adapter for two microphones Art.210368
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  • XY Cymbals
  • XY Shakers
  • XY Woodblock

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Battery Powered No
Directional Microphone No
Stereo Pair Yes
switchable lowcut Yes
switchable pad Yes
characteristic cardoid
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Alexander811, 07.06.2013
As pro-user just thrilled, crispy middle, super bass, smooth top end. Class processed, top accessories. Before you buy schoeps, neumann, sennheiser you should necessarily the ksm 137 or 141 listen. The ksm have a class balanced sound. Best score
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Aurelien, 29.01.2017
Very good microphone, I find them quite neutral it respects very well the recorded sound, no surprise listening, that's why I chose them, I used oktava precedements it blows, no gain and it colors ; The KSM 137 do not have these defects (compared to my needs) the settings on the microphones are well seen and effective, a little difficult to access and ditto for the micro clamps one is on that it will not fall, But for the strings must do it delicately and not forced on the capsule (head)
It is a good microphone, I hesitate with the KM184 too, but I do not regret absolutely ... the price difference with with the oktava is personally justified, but not with With KM184 which are excessive compared to shures.
I hesitate with DesM81, but it does not sell by pair, otherwise it looks really close
I received a microphone which worked 4H and then a stuff has disfunctioned (gresillment and a little of qqchose), no souch with thomann returned and exchanged for more than a 40H recording with no souçis it rolls :)
Short super micro ...
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