Shure KSM32CG

Large Diaphragm Studio MicrophoneThe KSM32 is a permanently polarized condenser microphone with a cardioid pattern, which is addressed from the side. With its open and natural reproduction of the original signal source, it is mainly used for professional studio- and sophisticated live productions.

  • Polar pattern: cardioid
  • Recommended applications: studio singing, vocal ensembles, live recording, acoustic guitar and bass, percussions, basin, stringed instruments, woodwind instruments, saxophone
  • Transformerless Class A preamplifier circuit eliminates distortion for improved linearity over the entire transmission range.
  • Embossed, high compliance diaphragm for extended frequency response in the bass range.
  • Ultra-thin, 24k gold coated Mylar® membrane with low mass for outstanding transient response.
  • Switchable 15 dB attenuation for extremely high sound pressure levels.
  • First-class electronic components and gold-plated internal and external contacts.
  • Rumpfilter eliminates impact sound below 17 Hz.
  • 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
  • Frequency range: 20 Hz - 20 kHz
  • Output Impedance: 150 Ohm
  • Noise Sensitivity: -36 dBV / Pa (15.8 mV)
  • Maximum sound pressure: 154 dB SPL
  • Noise (equivalent sound pressure): 13 dB (A)
  • Power supply: 48 +/- 4 V
  • Power consumption: 4.65 mA
  • Dimensions (L x Ø): 187 x 55.9 mm
  • Weight: 490 g
  • Colour: Anthracite
  • Includes stand mount and case
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Tube No
Switchable Polar Pattern No
Omnidirectional No
Cardioid Yes
Figure-8 No
Low Cut Yes
Pad Yes
shockmount included No
USB Microphone No
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Saitenreisser, 10.12.2009
I use the KSM32 CG both live and during the recording. As a recording microphone, I use it for banjo, a friend also achieves good results at Dobro with it. The sound is very neutral and transparent, I think he is much more expensive microphones in nothing.

The microphone is extremely robust and quite heavy, I have no hesitation to use it live. I've used it as a center stage microphone for an acoustic band that groups around the microphone. Thanks to the neutral sound characteristics, we were able to drive relatively loudly without feedback problems.

It is a pity that the CG version (Charcoal Gray) is not a spider, but it is also somewhat cheaper. Otherwise there is nothing to complain about, I am fully satisfied.
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