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KSM353/ED Premier Bi-directional Ribbon Microphone with Roswellite® Ribbon Technology

with Roswellite® Ribbon Technology

The KSM353/ED is a premium bi-directional ribbon microphone crafted for pristine audio in studio and concert hall applications. Proprietary Roswellite® technology provides revolutionary ribbon resilience and durability under extreme conditions. Hand-assembled in the USA from state-of-the art transducers, transformers, and metals as the pinnacle of Shure quality for prestigious vocal and acoustic performances.

The high-tensile strength, toughness, and shape memory of Roswellite® ribbon material replaces traditional foil ribbons for superior resilience at extreme SPLs.

With unique technology and application features, alongside superior materials and construction, Shure KSM Ribbon Microphones are the necessary choice for the world’s most accomplished studio and live performances.

Application

Bass Amp

Guitar Amp

Podcast/Voiceover

Brass/Woodwinds

Microphone Type

Ribbon:

Offers the finest audio quality, with groundbreaking achievements in SPL and durability.

Polar Pattern

Bidirectional:

Picks up sound equally from the front and back of the microphone.

Frequency Response

Tailored:

Smooth, extended response. Tuned to accentuate specific types of instruments or voices.

Form Factor

Side-Address

Model Line

KSM

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KSM Microphone Product Brochure (PDF)
KSM353/ED Specification Sheet (PDF)
KSM353 Premier Bidirectional Ribbon Microphone (PDF)
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Features
  • Bi-directional polar pattern delivers premier, completely symmetrical audio with superior off-axis rejection
  • Revolutionary Roswellite® proprietary ribbon material replaces traditional foil ribbons with high-tensile strength, toughness, and shape memory that provides superior resilience at extreme SPLs
  • Patented custom ribbon motor assembly tailors bass response without attenuating the overall output for full low and mid ranges, and superior upper range presence from a rising frequency response
  • Double-shielded matched full-sized transformer minimizes signal loss and maximizes output while reducing magnetic and RF interference from 90-degree placement, offset relative to the ribbon
  • 146 dB SPL across 30 – 15,000 Hz frequency response ideal for capturing fast transients in vocals, acoustic instruments, and concert halls
  • Legendary Shure quality and superior construction from hand-assembly of machined steel, silver, gold, and aluminum materials, and housed in a pure stainless steel casing
Specifications
Receiver Type
Roswellite® Ribbon
Frequency Response
30Hz to 15,000Hz
Polar Pattern
Bidirectional
Accessories
Name Availability
A353SC

A353SC

Carrying case for KSM353/ED.

A353VB

A353VB

Velveteen pouch for KSM353/ED.

A300PC

A300PC

Polishing cloth for KSM Microphones.

A300M

A300M

ShureLock® Swivel Stand Mount for KSM353/ED, KSM313/NE, and KSM313.

A300SM

A300SM

ShureLock® Wire Rope Shock Mount for KSM353/ED.