Shure VP89L Modular Shotgun Microphone

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  • For targeting sound sources over long distances (sporting events, ENG, wildlife, field recording)
  • Extremely narrow pickup angle
  • Unmatched quality of off-axis rejection


Cartridge Type

Electret Condenser

Polar Pattern


Frequence Response:

40 to 20,000 Hz

Output Impedance

115.0 Ω


open circuit voltage, @ 1 kHz, typical

-33.5 dBV/Pa[1] (21.1 mV)

Maximum SPL

1 kHz at 1% THD[2]

2500 Ω load 132.0 dB SPL
1000 Ω load 128.5 dB SPL

Signal-to-Noise Ratio[3]

79.0 dB

Dynamic Range

@ 1 kHz

2500 Ω load 117.0 dB
1000 Ω load 113.5 dB

Clipping Level

@ 1 kHz, 1% THD

2500 Ω load 4.0 dBV
1000 Ω load 0.0 dBV

Self Noise

equivalent SPL, A-weighted, typical

15.0 dB

Common Mode Rejection

20 to 20,000 Hz

≥70.0 dB

Low-Frequency Filter Switch

-12 dB/oct below specified frequency

Flat Response 100 Hz
Low Frequency Rolloff 200 Hz

Operating Temperature Range

-18°C (0°F) to 57°C (135°F)

Storage Temperature Range

-29°C (-20°F) to 74°C (165°F)

Operating Relative Humidity

0 to 95%


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


Charcoal-grey metallic painted aluminum alloy handle and grille with stainless steel screen

Power Requirements

11–52 V DC[4] phantom power (IEC-61938), <2.0 mA


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