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Shure KSM353 Premier Bi-directional Ribbon Microphone with Roswellite Ribbon Technology  From Shure

Premium bi-directional ribbon microphone

Shure

$2,695.00

Retail:  $3,369.00

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Shure KSM Ribbon Microphones

Shure Inc. showcases their KSM 313 and KSM 353 Ribbon Microphones showcasing Shure's Roswellite Ribbon Technology.

Manufacturer's Description from Shure


The KSM353/ED is a premium bi-directional ribbon microphone crafted for pristine audio in studio and concert hall applications. Proprietary Roswellite technology provides revolutionary ribbon resilience and durability under extreme conditions. Hand assembled in the USA from state-of-the art transducers, transformers and metals as the pinnacle of Shure quality for prestigious vocal and acoustic performances.

The high-tensile strength, toughness and shape memory of Roswellite ribbon material replaces traditional foil ribbons for superior resilience at extreme SPLs.

With unique technology and application features, alongside superior materials and construction, Shure KSM Ribbon Microphones are the necessary choice for the world's most accomplished studio and live performances.

Features

  • Bi-directional polar pattern delivers premier, completely symmetrical audio with superior off-axis rejection
  • Revolutionary Roswellite® proprietary ribbon material replaces traditional foil ribbons with high-tensile strength, toughness, and shape memory that provides superior resilience at extreme SPLs
  • Patented custom ribbon motor assembly tailors bass response without attenuating the overall output for full low and mid ranges, and superior upper range presence from a rising frequency response
  • Double-shielded matched full-sized transformer minimizes signal loss and maximizes output while reducing magnetic and RF interference from 90-degree placement, offset relative to the ribbon
  • 146 dB SPL across 30 – 15,000 Hz frequency response ideal for capturing fast transients in vocals, acoustic instruments, and concert halls
  • Legendary Shure quality and superior construction from hand-assembly of machined steel, silver, gold, and aluminum materials, and housed in a pure stainless steel casing
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About Manufacturer

Since 1925, musicians and music enthusiasts around the world have chosen Shure with confidence in the unparalleled sound and performance of our products. For forty years and counting, the Shure SM58 has been the most popular vocal microphone in the world, revered for its natural sound and famed durability. Our wireless microphones are synonymous with innovative technology and bulletproof reliability. And our award-winning earphones are redefining the audio experience for the most discerning listeners. But Shure stands for more than quality products. We are passionate about enabling performances that engage, energize and inspire audiences -- performances that help shape the course of history. Shure was there when Elvis stepped into Sun Studios and when JFK vowed to put a man on the moon. We've been on the world's biggest stages, from Live Earth to the Oval Office, ever since. Shure is also passionate about getting it right. We work tirelessly to develop flawless products and support them with the best customer service in the industry. In fact, in everything we do, we are committed to delivering a great audio experience -- because that's the true measure of legendary performance.

Specifications

Transducer Type

Roswellite® Ribbon

Frequency Response

30Hz to 15,000Hz

Directional Polar Pattern

Bidirectional

Output Impedance

Transformer, balanced, actual 330 Ohms

Polarity

Positive pressure on front side of ribbon produces positive voltage on pin 2 relative to pin 3,pin 1 ground

Sensitivity (at 1 kHz, open circuit voltage)

-53.5 dBV/Pa (2.11 mV/Pa)

Dimensions & Weight

Diameter: 4.83 cm (1.9 in)

Height: 15.75 cm (6.2 in)

Weight: 633 g (1.4 lbs)

Weight: 950 g (2.11 lbs) with shock mount

Max SPL

146 dB

Connector

Three pin professional audio (XLR) male

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KSM353/ED User Guide