Shure KSM44 Large Dual-Diaphragm Microphone

///Shure KSM44 Large Dual-Diaphragm Microphone
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Shure KSM44 Large Dual-Diaphragm Microphone


The KSM44 is a premium multi-pattern side-address condenser microphone with large dual-diaphragms for precise articulation. The KSM44 provides exceptional flexibility and a tailored response for critical vocal tracking.

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Product Description

What is the KSM44 best suited to?

As a multiple pattern (cardioid, omnidirectional, bidirectional) condenser microphone the KSM44 offers great flexibility in a variety of recording applications. It is designed as a premium vocal microphone for studio recording but additional recommended applications include:

  • Acoustic and wind instruments,
  • Low frequency instruments — such as double bass, electric bass, kick drum
  • Overhead miking — drums or percussion
  • Ensembles – choral or orchestral

What characteristics can I expect when using a KSM44?

Typical characteristics include extended frequency response , very low self-noise with a very high input SPL capability.


  • Dual 1-inch, externally biased, ultra-thin, 2.5 micron, 24-karat gold-layered, low mass, Mylar® diaphragms provide superior transient response
  • Class A, discrete, transformerless preamplifier for transparency, extremely fast transient response and no crossover distortion; Minimizes harmonic distortions
  • Full-range frequency response (20 Hz – 20 KHz) for an extremely accurate reproduction of voice and instruments
  • Extremely low self noise (7 dBA) for critical studio vocal recording
  • Premium electronic components and gold-plated internal and external connectors
  • Subsonic filter eliminates rumble from mechanical vibration below 17 Hz
  • 15 dB attenuation switch for handling high input SPL sound sources
  • 3-position switchable low-frequency filter virtually eliminates unwanted background noise and controls proximity effect
  • Durable zinc die-cast housing and hardened low carbon steel grille to protect the cartridge from accidental drops or misuse
  • Uniform polar response provides natural off-axis response for critical recording
  • An integrated three-stage pop protection grille to guard against wind and breath noise
  • An internal shock mount to reduce unwanted handling and stand noise

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