KSM313 and KSM353 - Front of mic?

FAQ #3617 Updated October 27, 2017

Question:

Are there markings on the KSM313 and the KSM353 that indicate the front of the microphone?

Answer:

For the KSM313: The front is the side with Shure vintage logo. "On-axis" is the direction pointing toward the vintage logo and perpendicular to the vintage logo. The rear is the side that does not have a logo. Note: The front side has a warmer, darker audio quality. The rear side has a brighter audio quality with increased presence.

For the KSM353: The front is the side with Shure text logo. "On-axis" is the direction pointing toward the text logo and perpendicular to the text logo. The rear is the side with the Shure vintage logo.

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