Vocal Microphones: Find the right vocal microphone for you

Vocal Microphones, microphones for vocalists

Shure vocal microphones are the industry standard. For either live vocal performances on stage or recording voice in the studio, Shure mics offer legendary sound quality and reliability. Whether you are a beginner or a professional vocalist, this site was created to help you find the right vocal microphone.

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The most popular vocal microphones

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  • Lavalier
PG58 Vocal Microphone
Dynamic vocal microphone with professional quality, designed with rugged durability and excellent sound for use in lead and backup vocals.

Best suited to:
Vocals

Also great for:
Speech

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Wireless options

Dynamic
Cardioid
RRP: £ 56.40
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This industry-standard vocal mic, delivers warm and clear vocal reproduction. First choice for performances worldwide

Best suited to:
Vocals

Also great for:
Speech

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Digital
Wireless options

Dynamic
Cardioid
RRP: £ 105.60
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Dynamic vocal microphone, a tailored frequency response accentuates vocals, supercardioid pattern isolates from other sound sources

Best suited to:
Vocals

Also great for:
Speech

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Digital
Wireless options

Dynamic
Supercardioid
RRP: £ 172.80
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Modern take on vintage design. Supercardioid Vocal microphone.

Best suited to:
Vocals

Also great for:
Speech

Dynamic
Supercardioid
RRP: £ 220.80
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Condenser vocal microphone has supercardioid polar pattern and a smooth, tailored response for warm, accurate sound.

Best suited to:
Vocals

Also great for:
Speech

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Digital
Analog
Wireless options

Condenser
Supercardioid
RRP: £ 289.20
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KSM_9_2_cols
Premium vocal condenser microphone that has a dual diaphragm design and switchable polar patterns.

Best suited to:
Vocals

Also great for:
Speech

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Analog
Wireless options

Condenser
Supercardioid
Cardioid
RRP: £ 530.40
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PG58 Vocal Microphone
Dynamic vocal microphone with professional quality, designed with rugged durability and excellent sound for use in lead and backup vocals.

Best suited to:
Vocals

Also great for:
Speech

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Analog
Wireless options

Dynamic
Cardioid
RRP: £ 56.40
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This industry-standard vocal mic, delivers warm and clear vocal reproduction. First choice for performances worldwide

Best suited to:
Vocals

Also great for:
Speech

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Analog
Digital
Wireless options

Dynamic
Cardioid
RRP: £ 105.60
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Dynamic vocal microphone, a tailored frequency response accentuates vocals, supercardioid pattern isolates from other sound sources

Best suited to:
Vocals

Also great for:
Speech

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Analog
Digital
Wireless options

Dynamic
Supercardioid
RRP: £ 172.80
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Rugged cardioid condenser microphone with an extended high frequency response, constructed to withstand the rigors of touring.

Best suited to:
Vocals, Speech

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Digital
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Condenser
Cardioid
RRP: £ 182.40
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Condenser vocal microphone has supercardioid polar pattern and a smooth, tailored response for warm, accurate sound.

Best suited to:
Vocals

Also great for:
Speech

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Digital
Analog
Wireless options

Condenser
Supercardioid
RRP: £ 289.20
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KSM_9_2_cols
Premium vocal condenser microphone that has a dual diaphragm design and switchable polar patterns.

Best suited to:
Vocals

Also great for:
Speech

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Analog
Wireless options

Condenser
Supercardioid
Cardioid
RRP: £ 530.40
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Shure PG27 XLR Microphone
The PG27 side-address cardioid condenser microphone was designed with a flat frequency response for natural reproduction in instrument and vocal recording applications.

Best suited to:
Speech, Acoustic Guitar, Strings, Brass

Also great for:
Vocals, Hihat, Overhead, Additional acoust. instr.

Condenser
Cardioid
RRP: £ 134.40
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PG42 Large Diaphragm Condenser Microhone
Large diaphragm side-address cardioid condenser mic, specifically tailored for voice to clearly reproduce the subtlety of lead vocal performances.

Best suited to:
Vocals, Speech

Also great for:
Choir & Orchestra, Acoustic Guitar, Strings, Brass

Condenser
Cardioid
RRP: £ 182.40
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Rugged and versatile large-diaphragm, side-address cardioid condenser microphone, with premium components for stage and studio

Best suited to:
Vocals, Brass

Also great for:
Bass Drum, Electric Guitar

Condenser
Cardioid
RRP: £ 289.20
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KSM32SL Condenser Microphone champagne
Premium condenser mic featuring an extremely flat, extended frequency response to provide a perfectly transparent or neutral reproduction

Best suited to:
Vocals, Brass, Hihat, Overhead

Also great for:
Electric Guitar, Strings

Condenser
Cardioid
RRP: £ 578.40
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PG81 Condenser Microphone entry level
Cardioid Condenser Instrument Microphone with flat-response, designed to be used for sensitive acoustic instrument applications.

Best suited to:
Hihat, Overhead, Acoustic Guitar, Strings, Brass, Drumset

Also great for:
Choir & Orchestra, Additional acoust. instr., Percussion

Condenser
Cardioid
RRP: £ 130.80
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Rugged, battery-powered, flat-response microphone for live performance and remote recording applications.

Best suited to:
Hihat, Overhead, Acoustic Guitar, Strings, Piano

Also great for:
Choir & Orchestra, Brass, Additional acoust. instr.

Condenser
Cardioid
RRP: £ 217.20
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Legendary industry-standard, flat-response cardioid condenser microphone, featuring a wide frequency response and low self-noise.

Best suited to:
Hihat, Overhead, Acoustic Guitar, Strings, Brass, Drumset

Also great for:
Electric Guitar, Additional acoust. instr., Percussion

Condenser
Cardioid
RRP: £ 318.00
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SM137 Instrument Microphone
Versatile, flat-response cardioid probe mic with an ultra-thin diaphragm for natural sound reproduction in acoustic and high volume applications.

Best suited to:
Hihat, Overhead, Strings, Choir & Orchestra, Piano, Brass

Also great for:
Electric Guitar, Additional acoust. instr., Percussion

Condenser
Cardioid
RRP: £ 192.00
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KSM141 Instrument Microphone
Premium Condenser microphone with switchable polar pattern, optimized for acoustic instrments

Best suited to:
Piano, Choir & Orchestra, Strings, Hihat, Overhead, Acoustic Guitar

Also great for:
Electric Guitar, Brass, Additional acoust. instr.

Condenser
Omnidirectional
Cardioid
RRP: £ 502.99
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Premium condenser mic with a cardioid pattern for acoustic instruments, detailed and extremely precise sound in the studio and live performance

Best suited to:
Hihat, Overhead, Piano, Choir & Orchestra, Strings, Acoustic Guitar, Drumset

Also great for:
Electric Guitar, Brass, Additional acoust. instr., Percussion

Condenser
Cardioid
RRP: £ 434.70
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A nearly invisible ultra-thin, fully adjustable design

Best suited to:
Speech

Also great for:
Vocals

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Condenser
Omnidirectional
RRP: £ 385.20
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For a warm, natural sound - supercardioid design

Best suited to:
Vocals

Also great for:
Speech

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Condenser
Supercardioid
RRP: £ 408.00
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A condenser microphone for Shure PG & PGX Wireless Systems

Best suited to:
Speech

Also great for:
Vocals

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Condenser
Cardioid
RRP: £ 74.40
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A lightweight headset microphone - ideal for aerobics instructors

Best suited to:
Vocals

Also great for:
Speech

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Dynamic
Cardioid
RRP: £ 115.20
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A lightweight headset condenser microphone for total freedom on the move

Best suited to:
Vocals

Also great for:
Speech

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Wireless options

Condenser
Cardioid
RRP: £ 182.40
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SM2
A comfortable, self-adjusting headset with enclosed ear receivers and a broadcast-quality boom-mounted mic

Best suited to:
Speech

Dynamic
Cardioid
RRP: £ 274.80
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SM93 Lavalier Microphone WL93 Wireless Lavalier Microphone
Omnidirectional miniature lavalier condenser microphone providing a full clear sound.

Best suited to:
Speech

Also great for:
Vocals

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Condenser
Omnidirectional
RRP: £ 215.71
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wl183_2_cols
Premium omnidirectional lavalier microphone

Best suited to:
Speech

Also great for:
Vocals

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Condenser
Omnidirectional
RRP: £ 226.80
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wl184_2_cols
Premium supercardioid lavalier microphone

Best suited to:
Speech

Also great for:
Vocals

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Condenser
Supercardioid
RRP: £ 250.80
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wl185_2_cols
Premium cardioid lavalier microphone

Best suited to:
Speech

Also great for:
Vocals

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Digital
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Condenser
Cardioid
RRP: £ 246.00
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mc50_2_cols
Subminiature lavalier mic provides low visibility with professional audio quality

Best suited to:
Speech

Also great for:
Vocals

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Analog
Wireless options

Condenser
Omnidirectional
RRP: £ 482.03
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mc51_champagne_2_cols
Subminiature cardioid lavalier mic provides low visibility with professional audio quality

Best suited to:
Speech

Also great for:
Vocals

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Analog
Wireless options

Condenser
Cardioid
RRP: £ 511.98
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