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
Broadcast & Media Production Brochure (PDF)
VP89 User Guide (PDF)
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.

A89SC

A89SC

Carrying case for VP89S and VP82.

A89U

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

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

A89LW

Rycote replacement foam windscreen for VP89L.

A89LW-JMR

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

A89LW-SFT

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

A89LW-KIT

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

A89MW

A89MW

Rycote replacement foam windscreen for VP89M.

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.

A89SW

A89SW

Rycote replacement foam windscreen for VP89S and VP82.

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.