The Shure SM11 is a miniature dynamic lavalier microphone designed for use in television broadcasting, sound reinforcement, certain radio and motion picture applications, and similar uses where a small, professional-quality microphone is required. The SM11 has an omnidirectional pickup pattern, and its frequency response is optimized for lavalier use. The microphone is supplied with a tie clasp assembly, tie tack assembly, connector belt clip, and zippered carrying bag. 

An optional kit for mounting the SM11 on various musical instruments is available as Shure Model RK279.

Application

Presentation

Microphone Type

Dynamic:

Simple, rugged diaphragm/coil. handles extreme volume levels without distortion.

Polar Pattern

OmniDirectional:

Equally sensitive to sound from all directions, but cannot be "aimed" to isolate one area.

Frequency Response

Tailored:

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

Form Factor

Lavalier

Model Line

SM

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SM Microphone Product Brochure (PDF)
SM11 User Guide (PDF)
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Features

The SM11 has an omnidirectional pickup pattern, and its frequency response is optimized for lavalier use.

  • Acoustically matches most stand- or desk-mounted microphones
  • Small and lightweight for unobtrusive, virtually unseen operation
  • Smooth exterior and recessed grille screen minimize clothing noise
  • Rugged aluminum case construction
  • Extremely flexible long-life cable
  • Two mounting options -- tie clasp or tie tack
  • Convenient, secure belt clip attaches connector to belt or clothing
Specifications
Type
Dynamic
Frequency Response
50 to 15,000 Hz
Polar Pattern
Omnidirectional
Output Level
Open Circuit Voltage; –64 dBV/Pa (0.60 mV), (1 Pa = 94 dB SPL)
Accessories
Name Availability
RK200BC

RK200BC

Belt Clip for SM10, SM11, SM12 and SM14 microphones.

RK203TC

RK203TC

Tie Clip for SM11 microphone.

R99

R99

Replacement Cartridge for SM11 and SM17 Microphones.

RK279

RK279

Instrument Mounting Accessories for SM11 Microphone.