The Shure SM86 is a unidirectional (cardioid) condenser vocal microphone for professional use in live performance. An extremely rugged microphone, the SM86 withstands the rigors of touring while delivering a clear, studio-quality sound.
A cardioid pickup pattern isolates the main sound source while minimizing unwanted background noise. The built-in three-point shock mount minimizes handling noise, and a two-stage pop filter reduces wind and breath "pop" noise.
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- Condenser cartridge for studio quality sound
- Tailored frequency response for a clear reproduction of vocals
- Rugged construction withstands the rigors of touring sound
- Cardioid polar pattern minimizes unwanted background noise
- Excellent choice for stage monitors and personal monitors
- Built-in three-point shock mount minimizes handling noise
- Two-stage "pop" filter reduces wind and breath noise
|Receiver Type||Condenser (electret bias)|
|Frequency Response||50 to 18,000 Hz|
|Phantom power required?||Phantom Supply Requirement: 11 to 52 Vdc, positive at both pins 2 and 3|
Additional specifications are available in the user guide.
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.from $6.00
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.from $45.00
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.from $25.00
A85WS Microphone Windscreen
Microphone windscreen reduces unwanted breath and wind noise. For use with Shure microphones such as the Beta 87A, Beta 87C, SM87A, and SM86 microphones. Available in black.from $11.00
RPM226 Factory Original SM86 Microphone Replacement Grille
Factory original replacement grille for Shure SM86 wired microphones and handheld transmitters.from $18.00
|SM Microphone Product Brochure||English||1.85 mb|
|SM86 Specification Sheet||English||296 kb|
|SM86 User Guide||English, French, German, Italian, Japanese, Spanish||1.59 mb|
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