SM48 Vocal Microphone

A great performance microphone for lead vocals, backup vocals, and spoken word applications.

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Product Details

The SM48 unidirectional dynamic microphone is a great performance microphone. It maintains a true cardioid pattern throughout its frequency range, ensuring high gain before feedback and rejection of off-axis sound.

The tailored frequency response is ideal for lead vocals, backup vocals, and spoken word applications. A presence rise brightens mid-range performance, and a low frequency roll off controls proximity effect. 

The SM48 includes a shock-mounted cartridge, a steel mesh grille, and an integral "pop" filter.  

Features

  • Cardioid pickup pattern rejects off-axis sound and provides superior gain before feedback
  • Frequency response tailored for vocals, with brightened mid-range and bass rolloff to control proximity effect
  • Shock-mounted cartridge for exceptional ruggedness and reduced handling noise
  • Built-in "pop" filter that reduces explosive breath sounds and wind noise
  • Supplied stand adapter and carrying/storage bag
  • Lockable On/Off switch (Model SM48S only)
  • Legendary Shure quality and ruggedness
Applications
Form Factor
Model Line

Available Options

SM48-LC Cable Not Included
SM48S-LC On/Off Switch Included
SM48W-LC White, Cable Not Included. Limited Edition.
Type Dynamic
Frequency Response 55 to 14,000 Hz
Polar Pattern Cardioid (unidirectional)-rotationally symmetrical about microphone axis, uniform with frequency
Output Level Open Circuit Voltage: * -57.5 dBV/Pa (1.3 mV), *1 Pa = 94 dB SPL

Additional specifications are available in the user guide.

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    A25D Microphone Clip

    Break resistant microphone clip that securely mounts the SM58, SM57, SM87A, Beta 87A, Beta 87C and all other microphones with 3/4-inch and larger handles to a standard microphone stand.

  • A55HM

    A55HM Snap-in "Shock Stopper" Mount

    Shock Stopper Isolation Mount/Swivel Adapter, Half Mount, for SM57, SM58, Beta 57A, Beta 58A, Beta 87A, Beta 87C or any Shure tapered handle mic.

  • A55M

    A55M Shock Mount Microphone Clip

    Isolation mount and swivel adapter securely attaches Shure models SM57, SM58, SM86, Beta57A, Beta58A, Beta87A, and Beta87C to standard microphone stands.

  • A58WS

    A58WS Gray Microphone Windscreen

    Reduces unwanted breath and wind noise. For use with all larger Shure "ball-type" microphones including the SM58, Beta58A, SM48, and the 565SD. Available in 6 colours; black, blue, gray, green, red, and yellow.

  • R136

    R136 Cartridge for SM48

    Replacement cartridge for the Shure SM48 microphone.

  • RK248G

    RK248G Factory Original SM48 and SM48S Microphone Replacement Grille

    Factory original replacement grille for the Shure SM48 and SM48S wired microphones.

Software & Downloads

Brochures

File Language Type File Size
SM Microphone Product Brochure English PDF 1.85 mb

Specification Sheets

File Language Type File Size
SM48 Specification Sheet English PDF 319 kb

User Guides

File Language Type File Size
SM48 User Guide English, French, German, Italian, Spanish PDF 420 kb

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