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SKU
114427
MPN
VP82
UPC
042406219167

Shure VP82 Short Shotgun Microphone

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  • For Indie Films, TV & Documentaries
  • Class-A Transformerless Design
  • Phantom Powered
  • Simple Operation with No Controls
  • Transparent, Fast Transient Response
  • Minimal Harmonic and IM Distortion
  • Windscreen Reduces Wind Noise
  • Compact, Lightweight, and Rugged Housing

The Shure VP8 Short Shotgun Microphone is perfectly designed for indie filmmakers, run-and-gun shooters, and TV sound recordists who need a rugged, lightweight, and tonally transparent directional microphone. The Shure VP82 short shotgun microphone offers a simple and quality solution for portability.

Outfitted with a Class-A, discrete, transformerless preamplifier, the VP82 delivers a clean and quick transient response with minimal harmonic/intermodulation distortion and no crossover distortion. Since it has a standard XLR 3-pin output and supports 11 to 52 VDC phantom powering, the microphone is a great match for professional camcorders, multitrack field recorders, and portable handheld audio recorders.

Its durable aircraft-grade aluminum alloy housing features no switches, buttons, or dials, ensuring easy operation for users of any experience level. The satin black finish impedes reflections so you won't catch light bouncing off the mic into the shot. The supplied foam windscreen is designed to provide moderate attenuation of wind noise from light breezes, fans, and HVAC systems.


  • Highly directional, uniform polar pattern optimized for distant pickup
  • Low self-noise and high output level
  • Lightweight, compact design accommodates prolonged operation, minimizing operator fatigue attributed to many shotgun microphones
  • Class-A, discrete, transformerless preamplifier provides transparent, extremely fast transient response with no crossover distortion and minimal harmonic and intermodulation distortion
  • Aircraft-grade aluminum alloy construction resists wear and abuse
  • Operates over a wide range of temperatures and humidity
  • Requires 11 to 52 VDC phantom power
  • Includes mic clip for standard 5/8" threaded mic stands, a 5/8" to 3/8" thread adapter for boompole mounting, a foam windscreen, and a zippered carrying bag
  • Compatible with a variety of Rycote windshields and suspension mounts
In the Box

Shure VP82 Short Shotgun Microphone

Shure A57F Microphone Clip

5/8" to 3/8" Thread Adapter

Shure A89SW Foam Windscreen (Small)

Zippered Carrying Bag

Limited 2-Year Warranty

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SKU 114427
Brands Shure
MPN VP82
UPC 042406219167
Specifications
Microphone
Form Factor Stand/Boom Mount
Sound Field Mono
Operating Principle Pressure Gradient
Capsule 1 x Electret Condenser
Polar Pattern Lobar, Supercardioid
Orientation End Address
Circuitry Solid-State
Pad None
High-Pass Filter None
Tone Adjustment None
Indicators None
On-Board Controls None
Windscreen Foam (Included)
Performance
Frequency Range 90 Hz to 20 kHz
Maximum SPL 137.5 dB SPL (1 kHz, 1% THD, 2.5-Kilohms Load)
131.5 dB SPL (1 kHz, 1% THD, 1-Kilohm Load)
Off-Axis Rejection >3 dB at 60°
17 dB at 120°
>20 dB at 180°
Impedance 144 Ohms
Load Impedance 1000 Ohms
Sensitivity -36 dBV/Pa at 1 kHz
Output Level 7 dBV (Max)
Dynamic Range 122.5 dB (1 kHz, 2.5-Kilohms Load)
116.5 dB (1 kHz, 1-Kilohm Load)
Signal-to-Noise Ratio 79 dB A-Weighted
Equivalent Noise Level 15 dB A-Weighted
CMRR 55 dB
Connectivity
Output Connectors (Analog) 1 x XLR 3-Pin Male
Headphone Connector None
Power
Operating Voltage 11 to 52 V (Phantom Power)
Operating Current Consumption 2 mA
Physical
Color Black
Mounting Mic Clip (Included)
Construction Material Aluminum, Stainless Steel
Operating Temperature 0 to 135°F / -17.78 to 57.22°C
Operating Humidity 0 to 95%
Storage Temperature -20 to 165°F / -28 to 73°C
Dimensions ø: 0.87 x L: 7.68" / ø: 22 x L: 195 mm
Weight 2.68 oz / 76 g
Packaging Info
Package Weight 0.85 lb
Box Dimensions (LxWxH) 10.3 x 4.95 x 3.35"
WARNING: This product may expose you to chemicals which are known to the State of California to cause cancer. For more information go to www.P65Warnings.ca.gov
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