PGA181-XLR Side-address Cardioid Condenser Microphone Shure


Multi-Purpose Microphones

Side-address Cardioid Condenser Microphone + XLR-XLR Cable

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Side-Address Cardioid Condenser Microphone
The PGA181’s smooth frequency response and versatile design make it ideal for instrument and vocal recording. Available with and without a cable.

Side-address microphone for amplified and acoustic instrument and vocal recording
Condenser cartridge (requires phantom power) with cardioid polar pattern
Discrete form factor for easy placement in a variety of applications
Includes PGA181, microphone clip, zipper pouch and user guide.


Product Details

The PGA181 is a professional quality instrument microphone with an updated industrial design that features a black metallic finish and grille offering an unobtrusive visual presence. Legendary Shure quality construction ensures exceptional performance in rigorous environments.

Additional features include a tailored microphone cartridge design for smooth and versatile reproduction of sound sources.

  • Stereo Recording
  • Piano/Organ
  • Studio Vocals
  • Acoustic String Instruments
  • Choir
  • Drums / Percussion
Microphone Type
  • Condenser
Polar Pattern
  • Cardioid
Frequency Response
  • Tailored
Form Factor
  • Side-Address
Model Line

Available Options

PGA181-XLR Side-address cardioid condenser microphone. XLR-XLR cable.
PGA181-LC Side-address cardioid condenser microphone. Cable not included.


Frequency Response 50–20,000 Hz
Phantom power required? Yes
Polar Pattern Cardioid
Type Condenser

Additional specifications are available in the user guide.