VP89 End-Address Shotgun Condenser Microphone

Features interchangeable long, medium, and short capsules for critical broadcast and media production applications.

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Product Details

The VP89 is a professional shotgun condenser microphone for use in critical broadcast and media production applications.

Designed with interchangeable long, medium, and short capsules, the VP89 models provide scalable, superior off-axis rejection for focus and flexibility in a wide variety of on-site locations.

 

Features

Updated Technology

  • State-of-the-art preamplifier redesign
  • Superior RF immunity
  • Internal low-frequency roll-off
  • Recessed low-cut filter switch for additional control
  • Smaller footprint
  • Superior Shure design and rugged, roadworthy construction

Modularity: Long, medium, and short cartridge / barrel housings

Long

  • For targeting sound sources over long distances (sporting events, ENG, wildlife, field recording)
  • Extremely narrow pickup angle
  • Unmatched quality of off-axis rejection

Medium

  • Wider target aperture for greater degree of ambience (audience response, talk shows, live concerts)
  • Narrow pickup angle
  • Unmatched quality of off-axis rejection

Short

  • High volume, widest aperture for greatest degree of ambience in near-field target range (camera mounting, discreet mounting) 
  • Wide pickup angle
  • Unmatched quality of off-axis rejection

Full Range of Complementary Accessories

  • Carrying case and foam windscreen included
  • Custom premium suspension windshield kits* (L/M/S options):
    • Suspension mount
    • Rigid windshield (“blimp”) for full microphone enclosure with included grey fur sheath option
    • Boom adapter and pistol-grip mounting options
    • XLR-XLR cabling
  • Custom dark grey slide-on fur windshields* (“Softie,” L/M/S options)
  • Mounting options*
    • Custom boom mount (L only)
    • Pistol-grip mount (M/S options)
    • "Hot shoe" camera-top mount (M/S options)
    • CCA side-rear mount (M/S options)

*Exclusively manufactured by Rycote® Microphone Windshields Ltd. for Shure

Applications
Form Factor
Model Line

Available Options

VP89L Long Shotgun Microphone with Case & Foam Windscreen
VP89M Medium Shotgun Microphone with Case & Foam Windscreen
VP89S Short Shotgun Microphone with Case & Foam Windscreen
Type Electret Condenser
Frequency Response VP89L: 40–20,000 Hz; VP89M: 50–20,000 Hz; VP89S: 65–20,000 Hz
Polar Pattern Hypercardioid / Lobar
lmpedance 115 Ohms
Sensitivity 21.1 mV/Pa

Additional specifications are available in the user guide.

  • A89LC

    A89LC

    Carrying case for VP89L.

  • A89LM-BA

    A89LM-BA Double Lyre Boom Adapter Mount

    Double Lyre Boom Adapter Mount. Developed by Shure with Rycote, boom adapter mount secures VP89L to a boom pole.

  • A89LW

    A89LW

    Rycote replacement foam windscreen for VP89L.

  • A89LW-JMR

    A89LW-JMR Windjammer

    Developed by Shure with Rycote, windjammer for VP89L fits over windshield for additional wind noise attenuation.

  • A89LW-KIT

    A89LW-KIT Windshield Kit

    Developed by Shure with Rycote, kit for VP89L includes Lyre suspension, windshield, and windjammer.

  • A89LW-SFT

    A89LW-SFT Softie Windshield

    Developed by Shure with Rycote, softie windshield reduces wind noise up to 25 dB. Works with VP89L.

  • A89M-CC

    A89M-CC Lyre Mount with CCA

    Lyre Mount with CCA. Developed by Shure with Rycote, Lyre mount fits into a standard camera clamp. Works with VP89S and VP89M.

  • A89M-PG

    A89M-PG Pistol Grip Mount

    Pistol Grip Mount. Developed by Shure with Rycote, adjustable handheld mount works with VP89S and VP89M.

  • A89M-SH

    A89M-SH Shoe Mount

    Developed by Shure with Rycote, shoe mount works with VP89S and VP89M.

  • A89MC

    A89MC

    Carrying case for VP89M.

  • A89MW

    A89MW

    Rycote replacement foam windscreen for VP89M.

  • A89MW-JMR

    A89MW-JMR Windjammer

    Developed by Shure with Rycote, windjammer for VP89M fits over windshield for additional wind noise attenuation.

  • A89MW-KIT

    A89MW-KIT Windshield Kit

    Developed by Shure with Rycote, kit for VP89M includes Lyre suspension, windshield, and windjammer.

  • A89MW-SFT

    A89MW-SFT Softie Windshield

    Developed by Shure with Rycote, softie windshield reduces wind noise up to 25 dB. Works with VP89M.

  • A89SC

    A89SC

    Carrying case for VP89S and VP82.

  • A89SW

    A89SW

    Rycote replacement foam windscreen for VP89S and VP82.

  • A89SW-JMR

    A89SW-JMR Windjammer

    Developed by Shure with Rycote, windjammer for VP89S and VP82 fits over windshield for additional wind noise attenuation.

  • A89SW-KIT

    A89SW-KIT Windshield Kit

    Developed by Shure with Rycote, kit for VP89S and VP82 includes Lyre suspension, windshield, and windjammer.

  • A89SW-SFT

    A89SW-SFT Softie Windshield

    Developed by Shure with Rycote, softie windshield reduces wind noise up to 25 dB. Works with VP89S and VP82.

  • A89U

    A89U Adapter

    Converts modular VP89 microphones to a "double-barrel" configuration.

  • RPM89/PRE

    RPM89/PRE Replacement XLR Preamplifier

    Replacement XLR Preamplifier for VP89S, VP89M, and VP89L End-Address Shotgun Condenser Microphones.

  • RPM89L

    RPM89L

    Replacement cartridge for VP89L End-Address Shotgun Condenser Microphone. Preamplifier not included.

  • RPM89M

    RPM89M

    Replacement cartridge for VP89M End-Address Shotgun Condenser Microphone. Preamplifier not included.

  • RPM89S

    RPM89S

    Replacement cartridge for RPM89S End-Address Shotgun Condenser Microphone. Preamplifier not included.

VP89 Reviews

Read what people think about the VP89.

A very well respected name in audio, Shure has been... Read full text in Videomaker

The VP89 is a new family of shotgun microphones... Read full text on TV Technology

“The VP89 series of mics has given me unparalleled tools to capture the spatial ambience of pro football, basketball, and baseball stadiums and arenas across the country.”

–Dave Grundtvig, Senior Audio Mixer; CBS, TNT, WGN

“Being able to have that low-end glove pop and that woody bat sound: that’s what I love about these Shure shotgun mics. It’s now my signature sound.”

–Erik West, Broadcast Audio Engineer

Software & Downloads

Brochures

File Language Type File Size
Broadcast & Media Production Brochure English PDF 3.67 mb

User Guides

File Language Type File Size
VP89 User Guide English PDF 2.45 mb

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