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The Shure KSM32 is a cardioid condenser microphone that delivers a smooth, neutral sound reproduction with full character and consists of a microphone, a padded, zippered carrying bag, and a swivel mount.


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 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


The Applications

Some typical applications for the KSM32 are listed below. Microphone use, however, is a matter of personal taste. The KSM32 may be used for a variety of applications other than those listed. Both the acoustic environment and microphone placement have significant effects on the sound obtained when miking a source. You may need to experiment with these variables to achieve the best overall sound for each application.

Voice -- solo, background, voice-over, broadcasting

Acoustic instruments -- such as piano, guitar, drums, percussion, strings

Wind instruments -- brass and woodwind

Low frequency instruments -- such as double bass, electric bass, kick drum

Overhead miking -- drums or percussion

Ensembles -- choral or orchestral

Room ambiance pick-up -- guitar amplifier or drums


The Features

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

Includes A32M ShureLock® Stand Mount and AK32C Padded Zippered Bag

Shure KSM32/CG Studio Condenser Microphone

$599.00Price
  • Shure KSM32/CG Studio Condenser Microphone
  • The Shure KSM32 is a cardioid condenser microphone that delivers a smooth, neutral sound reproduction with full character and consists of a microphone, a padded, zippered carrying bag, and a swivel mount.
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