Available Options

KSM9/CG Charcoal Black Finish
KSM9/SL Champagne Finish (shown)

The KSM9 is a premium vocal condenser microphone that captures vocal subtlety with extraordinary detail to deliver clear articulation, functional flexibility, and precise vocal reproduction for live performance.
 
Engineered to exacting standards, the KSM9 reveals nuance and subtlety in a microphone optimized for the most demanding live environments. With its dual diaphragm design and switchable polar patterns (supercardioid/cardioid), the KSM9 is the choice for the world's most accomplished vocal performances.

Application

Live Vocals

Studio Vocals

Microphone Type

Condenser:

Lightweight, sensitive diaphragm. Precisely and smoothly captures sound nuances. Powered by battery or phantom power supply.

Polar Pattern

Cardioid:

Picks up the most sound in front of the microphone and some from the sides. Less susceptible to feedback in high volume environments.

SuperCardioid:

Screens unwanted sound sources. Ideal for individual instruments in a multi-microphone setting, or single sources in noisy environments.

Frequency Response

Tailored:

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

Form Factor

Handheld

Model Line

KSM

Downloads
KSM Microphone Product Brochure (PDF)
KSM9 Specification Sheet (PDF)
KSM9 User Guide (PDF)
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Features

KSM9 microphones offer exceptional consistency across all frequencies, providing more gain before feedback, while decreasing proximity effect. As the premier choice in handheld wireless microphone options for Axient®, UHF-R®, and ULX-D®, KSM9 microphones are built to exacting Shure endurance standards, renowned worldwide and proven night after night, center stage.

  • Exceptional consistency across all frequencies, providing more gain before feedback, while decreasing proximity effect
  • Dual gold layered, low-mass Mylar® diaphragm design
  • Switchable polar patterns (supercardioid and cardioid)
  • Advanced suspension shock mount
  • Premium electronic components including Class A transformerless preamplifier circuitry
  • Gold-plated internal and external connectors, including XLR Output Durable aluminum housing
  • Available as wireless handheld transmitter SKUs
  • Aluminum carrying case
Specifications
Type
Condenser (Electret Biased)
Frequency Response
50 to 20,000 Hz
Polar Pattern
Supercardioid and Cardioid
Phantom power required?
48 Vdc +/- 4 Vdc (IEC-268-15/DIN 45 596), positive pins 2 and 3