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Shure SM86 Cardioid Condenser Microphone


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The Shure SM-86 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 studio-quality sound. The tailored frequency response (50 Hz to 18 kHz) of the SM86 reproduces vocals with clarity.

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. The SM86 is an excellent selection for use with both stage monitors and personal in-ear monitors. Comes with clip and case .


•  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 in-ear monitors
•  Built-in three-point shock mount minimizes handling noise
•  Two-stage "pop" filter reduces wind and breath noise

Things You Will Get:

  • Microphone
  • Clip
  • Adapter
  • Bag


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Shure Sm86 Cardioid Condenser Microphone

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Sure SM86: Small Cost. Big Sound.


from Bristolville, OH

About Me Experienced


  • Clear Sound
  • Easy To Use
  • Powerful
  • Versatile


  • Limited Functions

Best Uses

  • Amateur Recording
  • Events
  • Performances

Comments about Shure Sm86 Cardioid Condenser Microphone:

This mic sounded pretty good out of the box. I got it home and plugged it in to my Digidesign 003 and just sang some scratch vocals and i was pretty impressed with the clarity and warmth considering the size of the mic's diaphragm. This mic sounded decent with EQ or reverb added to the vocals. I would recommend this mic to anyone looking for a low-cost, handheld condesor microphone for live performance or low budget home studios.

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Series SM Series
Model SM86 Cardioid Condenser Microphone
Warranty Info:

SM86 Cardioid Condenser Microphone

Monitor mixers, personal monitors, phonograph, wireless: One year parts and labor Wired microphones: Two years parts and labor