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Shure KSM32/SL Side Address Cardioid Condenser Microphone

  • Our Price
  • $549.00
  • Regular price MSRP: $686.00


Hear More From Your Instruments When You Use A Shure KSM32/SL Side Address Cardioid Condenser Microphone

The Shure KSM32 is an embossed single-diaphragm, side-address, cardioid condenser microphone for highly critical studio recording and live sound productions. The Shure KSM32 offers an extended frequency response for an open, natural sounding reproduction of the original sound source. The KSM32 is in heavy rotation in some of the most discerning recording studios for its natural sound. It is often used in overhead recording applications. Other applications include voice, acoustic instruments, wind instruments, or as a room mic.

  • Class A, transformerless preamplifier circuitry eliminates cross-over distortion for improved linearity across the full frequency range
  • Embossed, high-compliance diaphragm provides extended low-frequency response
  • Ultra-thin, gold-layered, low-mass, Mylar diaphragm for excellent transient response
  • 15 dB attenuation switch for handling extremely high sound pressure levels (SPL)
  • Switchable low-frequency filter provides greater flexibility to reduce background noise or to counteract proximity effect
  • Integrated three-stage pop protection grille reduces ---"pop---" and other breath noise
  • Internal shock mount reduces transmission of handling noise
  • Replacement cartridge: RK374

Performance Characteristics

  • Extended frequency response
  • Very low self-noise
  • Exceptional low-frequency reproduction
  • High output level
  • High input SPL capability
  • No cross-over distortion
  • Extremely uniform polar response
  • Superior common mode rejection and suppression of radio frequency interference


  • Type: Permanently-biased Condenser
  • Frequency Response: 20 to 20,000 Hz
  • Polar Pattern: Cardioid
  • Phantom power required- 48 Vdc +/- 4 Vdc (IEC-268-15/DIN 45 596), positive pins 2 and 3

Manufacturer: Shure
Model: KSM32/SL
Warranty: See manufacturer website for details
SKU: I058331-1-B