Shure KSM8/B Dualdyne Black Cardioid Dynamic Vocal Microphone

UPC: 042406403634
Special Price $499.99 was $624.00
Availability: In Stock & Ready to ship


  • Patented cartridge design featuring two ultra-thin diaphragms and groundbreaking inverted airflow system.
  • Exceptional control of proximity effect vastly increases working distance without on-axis coloration.
  • Accurate frequency response due to controlled proximity effect which allows for neutral mid-and-high frequency reproduction, resulting
  • in the most natural-sounding dynamic microphone available.
  • Off-axis attenuation is flat and broad resulting in the superior quality of rejection of unwanted sound sources for increased vocal clarity.
  • Advanced Pneumatic Shock Mount design for exceptional rejection of handling noise without any loss of low-frequency response.
  • Dent-resistant, hardened carbon-steel grille design lined with hydrophobic woven fabric provides exceptional plosive and wind
  • protection, while offering virtually waterproof protection.
  • Available in select Shure wireless systems, compatible with all interchangeable Shure handheld wireless transmitters


The premium KSM8 Dualdyne Cardioid Vocal Dynamic Microphone is a groundbreaking feat of engineering design as the world’s first-ever dual-diaphragm dynamic handheld microphone. Meticulously crafted for revolutionary vocal reproduction and sound-reinforcement control for world-class live performance in top-tier professional venues.

Featuring the single purest cardioid polar pattern that Shure has developed to date, the patented Dualdyne cartridge of the KSM8 virtually eliminates proximity effect and masters off-axis rejection while providing sound professionals the signal clarity typical of condenser

microphones without processing, along with the reliability of dynamic microphone feedback control. With two ultra-thin diaphragms and groundbreaking reverse airflow technology, the KSM8 Dualdyne delivers unmatched control of proximity effect, presence peaks, and bleed and requires minimal EQ and processing.

Product Specifications:

Cartridge Type: Dual-Diaphragm Dynamic (moving coil).

Frequency Response: Cardioid.

Output Impedance: 300 ohms.

Sensitivity: -51.5 dBV/Pa (2.66 mV).

Polarity: Positive pressure on diaphragm produces positive voltage on pin 2 with respect to pin 3.

Net Weight: 330 g (11.64 oz.).

Connector: Three-pin professional audio (XLR), male.

Housing: Die-cast Aluminum with Paint or Brushed Nickel Finish.

More Information
Manufacturer Part Number KSM8/B
UPC 042406403634
Condition new