PGA81 Cardioid Condenser Instrument Microphone

The PGA81 is ideal for use in sensitive acoustic instrument performance and recording. Available with and without a cable.

  • Mountable microphone for sensitive acoustic instrument performance and recording
  • Condenser cartridge (requires phantom power) with cardioid polar pattern
  • Flat-response microphone cartridge design for clear reproduction of sound sources in more sensitive environments
  • Includes PGA81, microphone clip, zipper pouch and user guide

Product Details

The PGA81 is a professional quality instrument microphone with an updated industrial design that features a black metallic finish and grille offering an unobtrusive visual presence. Legendary Shure quality construction ensures exceptional performance in rigorous environments.

Available Options

PGA81-XLR Cardioid condenser instrument microphone. XLR-XLR cable.
PGA81-LC Cardioid condenser instrument microphone. Cable not included.
Frequency Response 40–18,000 Hz
Phantom power required? Yes
Polar Pattern Cardioid
Type Condenser

Additional specifications are available in the user guide.

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Software & Downloads


File Language Type File Size
PG ALTA™ Microphones Brochure English PDF 5.05 mb

Specification Sheets

File Language Type File Size
PGA81 Specification Sheet English PDF 79.7 kb

User Guides

File Language Type File Size
PGA81 User Guide English PDF 911 kb

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