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Shure KSM42 Studio Mic

Shure Incorporated announced the new KSM42.

The KSM42 is a cardioid condenser microphone for vocal recording.

With a tailored frequency response and internal and external pop filtering, the single-pattern, dual-diaphragm design of the KSM42 is designed to exhibit a dynamic range and smooth proximity control for studio applications.

Unique features of the KSM42 include:
  • Highly consistent cardioid polar pattern creating a broad "sweet spot" and natural off-axis response for superior sound quality
  • Dual-diaphragm design with an active front, ultra thin, 2.5 micron, 24-karat gold, low mass, one-inch Mylar(r) diaphragm  Integrated three-stage mesh grille, which guards against wind and breath noise.
  • Open cage ShureLock(r) rubber suspension shock mount with low-profile magnetic pop filter, producing a natural space between the performer and his or her microphone
  • Premium electronic components and gold-plated internal and external connectors
  • Internal shock mount to reduce unwanted handling and stand noise

Pricing and Availability
KSM42 $999 retail [$1,249 MSRP]

The KSM42 microphone will be available in July, carry a two-year limited warranty, and can be purchased at select retail partners.

Check www.shure.com for a complete list of Authorized Dealers.