PG42-USB Vocal Microphone

Side-address USB microphone for lead vocal digital recording applications.

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  • Discontinued

Product Details

Specifically engineered for lead vocal reproduction, the PG42-USB side-address condenser microphone easily plugs into a computer USB port for the convenience of digital recording.

The PG42USB features a large cardioid diaphragm tailored with high sensitivity to clearly reproduce refined performances with guaranteed "Plug and Play" Shure quality.


  • USB Plug and Play connectivity allows the convenience of digital recording, anywhere your computer can go
  • Compatible with Windows 8.1 64-bit, Windows 8, Windows 7, Vista, XP, 2000, and Mac OS X (10.1 or later)
  • Integrated pre-amp with Microphone Gain Control allows control of input signal strength
  • Zero Latency Monitoring for real-time playback and multi-tracking without disorientation
  • Headphone jack for monitoring with 1/8” connectivity
  • Monitor Mix Control for blending microphone and playback audio
  • 16 bit, up to 48 kHz sample rate for better-than-CD quality audio


Form Factor
Model Line

Available Options

PG42-USB USB Cable Included
PG42-LC Cable Not Included
Frequency Response 20 to 20,000 Hz
Polar Pattern Cardioid
Output Level -29 dBFS/Pa (at minimum gain)

Additional specifications are available in the user guide.

PG42-USB Reviews

Read what people think about the PG42-USB.

Anybody who has ever recorded in studio or garage knows that "Shure" spells "microphone"... Read full text on Gizmodo

Now that the "dust" has settled on all the newly minted USB mics... Read full text of Barry Rudolph's review

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Software & Downloads


File Language Type File Size
PG Microphone Product Brochure English PDF 1.63 mb

Specification Sheets

File Language Type File Size
PG42USB Specification Sheet English PDF 954 kb

User Guides

File Language Type File Size
PG42 USB User Guide Chinese-Simplified, English, French, German, Italian, Japanese, Korean, Spanish PDF 12 mb

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