Available Options

VP89L Long Shotgun Microphone with Case & Foam Windscreen
VP89M Medium Shotgun Microphone with Case & Foam Windscreen
VP89S Short Shotgun Microphone with Case & Foam Windscreen

The VP89 is a professional shotgun condenser microphone for use in critical broadcast and media production applications.

Designed with interchangeable long, medium, and short capsules, the VP89 models provide scalable, superior off-axis rejection for focus and flexibility in a wide variety of on-site locations.

 

Application

Video/Broadcast

Microphone Type

Condenser:

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

Polar Pattern

Lobar:

A microphone with a lobar polar pattern has the highest possible directivity. A lobar pick-up pattern is achieved with a shotgun microphone only.

Frequency Response

Tailored:

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

Form Factor

Shotgun

Model Line

VP

Downloads
VP89 User Guide
Related Links
All Broadcast Products
Broadcast Brochure (PDF)
Features

Updated Technology

  • State-of-the-art preamplifier redesign
  • Superior RF immunity
  • Internal low-frequency roll-off
  • Recessed low-cut filter switch for additional control
  • Smaller footprint
  • Superior Shure design and rugged, roadworthy construction

Modularity: Long, medium, and short cartridge / barrel housings

Long

  • For targeting sound sources over long distances (sporting events, ENG, wildlife, field recording)
  • Extremely narrow pickup angle
  • Unmatched quality of off-axis rejection

Medium

  • Wider target aperture for greater degree of ambience (audience response, talk shows, live concerts)
  • Narrow pickup angle
  • Unmatched quality of off-axis rejection

Short

  • High volume, widest aperture for greatest degree of ambience in near-field target range (camera mounting, discreet mounting) 
  • Wide pickup angle
  • Unmatched quality of off-axis rejection

Full Range of Complementary Accessories

  • Carrying case and foam windscreen included
  • Custom premium suspension windshield kits* (L/M/S options):
    • Suspension mount
    • Rigid windshield (“blimp”) for full microphone enclosure with included grey fur sheath option
    • Boom adapter and pistol-grip mounting options
    • XLR-XLR cabling
  • Custom dark grey slide-on fur windshields* (“Softie,” L/M/S options)
  • Mounting options*
    • Custom boom mount (L only)
    • Pistol-grip mount (M/S options)
    • "Hot shoe" camera-top mount (M/S options)
    • CCA side-rear mount (M/S options)

*Exclusively manufactured by Rycote® Microphone Windshields Ltd. for Shure

Specifications
Type
Electret Condenser
Frequency Response
VP89L: 40–20,000 Hz; VP89M: 50–20,000 Hz; VP89S: 65–20,000 Hz
Polar Pattern
Hypercardioid / Lobar
lmpedance
115 Ohms
Sensitivity
21.1 mV/Pa
Accessories
Name Availability
A89LC

A89LC

Carrying case for VP89L.

A89MC

A89MC

Carrying case for VP89M.

A89U

Converts modular VP89 microphones to a "double-barrel" configuration.

A89SC

A89SC

Carrying case for VP89S and VP82.

RPM89L

RPM89L

Replacement cartridge for VP89L End-Address Shotgun Condenser Microphone. Preamplifier not included.

RPM89M

RPM89M

Replacement cartridge for VP89M End-Address Shotgun Condenser Microphone. Preamplifier not included.

RPM89S

RPM89S

Replacement cartridge for RPM89S End-Address Shotgun Condenser Microphone. Preamplifier not included.

A89LM-BA

Double Lyre Boom Adapter Mount. Developed by Shure with Rycote, boom adapter mount secures VP89L to a boom pole.

A89M-CC

Lyre Mount with CCA. Developed by Shure with Rycote, Lyre mount fits into a standard camera clamp. Works with VP89S and VP89M.

A89M-PG

Pistol Grip Mount. Developed by Shure with Rycote, adjustable handheld mount works with VP89S and VP89M.

A89M-SH

Developed by Shure with Rycote, shoe mount works with VP89S and VP89M.

RPM89/PRE

RPM89/PRE

Replacement XLR Preamplifier for VP89S, VP89M, and VP89L End-Address Shotgun Condenser Microphones.

A89LW-JMR

Developed by Shure with Rycote, windjammer for VP89L fits over windshield for additional wind noise attenuation.

A89LW-KIT

Developed by Shure with Rycote, kit for VP89L includes Lyre suspension, windshield, and windjammer.

A89LW-SFT

Developed by Shure with Rycote, softie windshield reduces wind noise up to 25 dB. Works with VP89L.

A89LW

A89LW

Rycote replacement foam windscreen for VP89L.

A89MW-JMR

Developed by Shure with Rycote, windjammer for VP89M fits over windshield for additional wind noise attenuation.

A89MW-KIT

Developed by Shure with Rycote, kit for VP89M includes Lyre suspension, windshield, and windjammer.

A89MW-SFT

Developed by Shure with Rycote, softie windshield reduces wind noise up to 25 dB. Works with VP89M.

A89MW

A89MW

Rycote replacement foam windscreen for VP89M.

A89SW-JMR

Developed by Shure with Rycote, windjammer for VP89S and VP82 fits over windshield for additional wind noise attenuation.

A89SW-KIT

Developed by Shure with Rycote, kit for VP89S and VP82 includes Lyre suspension, windshield, and windjammer.

A89SW-SFT

Developed by Shure with Rycote, softie windshield reduces wind noise up to 25 dB. Works with VP89S and VP82.

A89SW

A89SW

Rycote replacement foam windscreen for VP89S and VP82.

User Guides
File Language Type File Size
VP89 User Guide English PDF 2.45 mb
VP89 User Guide French PDF 2.51 mb
VP89 User Guide Spanish PDF 2.62 mb