Available Options

PG42-LC Cable Not Included
PG42-USB USB Cable Included

Specifically engineered for vocal reproduction, the PG42 side-address condenser microphone features a large cardioid diaphragm tailored with high sensitivity to clearly reproduce refined performances. A -15dB switchable attenuator and a high pass filtering switch guarantees Shure quality for every lead vocal application. 

The PG42 includes a Shock Mount and Carrying Case.


Studio Vocals

Microphone Type


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

Polar Pattern


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

Frequency Response


Wide, uniform response. Consistent sensitivity through frequency range.

Form Factor


Model Line


PG Microphone Product Brochure (PDF)
PG42 Specification Sheet (PDF)
PG42 XLR User Guide (PDF)
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  • Large diaphragm capsule provides wider dynamic range for clear highs and strong lows
  • Voice-tailored frequency response specifically engineered to reproduce the subtle nuances lead vocal performances 
  • High-pass filter for additional control of unwanted low-end signal 
  • -15dB switchable attenuator for additional SPL versatility 
  • Shock mount included for additional set-up stability 
  • Carrying case included for additional protection during storage or transport 
Frequency Response
20 to 20,000 Hz
Polar Pattern
Output Level
PG42 XLR: -35 dBV/Pa