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Rent Shure KSM42 Condenser Vocal Microphone

Shure KSM42 Large Dual-Diaphragm Cardioid Condenser Vocal Microphone featuring Prethos Advanced Preamplifier Technology

KSM42 rentals include open-cage ShureLock Elastic-Suspension Shock Mount, Popper Stopper magnetic pop filter, aluminum carrying case and twenty-five foot (25') long XLR cable. Nationwide shipping available.

Shure KSM42 Vocal Microphone

The KSM42 premium side address cardioid condenser microphone with Prethos Advanced Preamplifier Technology and extensive pop-filter protection for exceptionally smooth proximity control and ultra-wide dynamic range. Ideal for world-class vocal recording and performance applications.

Technical Specifications:

  • Externally Biased Condenser
  • Frequency Response: 60Hz to 20,0000Hz
  • Polar Pattern: Cardioid
  • Sensitivity (at 1kHZ): -37dBV/Pa (14.1 mV)
  • Self Noise (equivalent SPL; A-weighted typical): 8.5dB
  • Output Impedance: 147 Ω
  • Maximum SPL (at 1000 Ω load / 1kHz / 1% THD): 139 dB
  • Net Weight (Microphone Only): 494 grams (17.4 oz)


North Shore Productions rents the Shure KSM42 along with other premium microphones in the Shure KSM Series.