SM81 SPL rating

FAQ #1119 Updated September 16, 2008


I've been looking all over, and I can't seem to find a specific published SPL rating for the SM81. I'm using a pair of them now for drum overheads as well as stereo live recording. Although I've never had distortion problems, I'm wondering what that number is.


146dB SPL with 10 dB pad used.

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