Shure VP89S Short Shotgun Microphone with Case & Foam Windsc

Shure VP89S Short Shotgun Microphone with Case & Foam Windsc

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Product Description

The VP89 is a professional shotgun condenser microphone for use in critical broadcast and media production applications. Designed with interchangeable long, medium, and short capsules, the VP89 models provide scalable, superior off-axis rejection for focus and flexibility in a wide variety of on-site locations.

Updated Technology
  • State-of-the-art preamplifier redesign
  • Superior RF immunity
  • Internal low-frequency roll-off
  • Recessed low-cut filter switch for additional control
  • Smaller footprint
  • Superior Shure design and rugged, roadworthy construction

Modularity: Long, medium, and short cartridge / barrel housings


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


  • Wider target aperture for greater degree of ambience (audience response, talk shows, live concerts)
  • Narrow pickup angle
  • Unmatched quality of off-axis rejection


  • High volume, widest aperture for greatest degree of ambience in near-field target range (camera mounting, discrete mounting) 
  • Wide pickup angle
  • Unmatched quality of off-axis rejection

Full Range of Complementary Accessories

  • Carrying case and foam windscreen included
  • Custom premium suspension windshield kits* (L/M/S options):
    • Suspension mount
    • Rigid windshield (ìblimp") for full microphone enclosure with included grey fur sheath option
    • Boom adapter and pistol-grip mounting options
    • XLR-XLR cabling
  • Custom dark grey slide-on fur windshields* (ìSoftie," L/M/S options)
  • Mounting options*
    • Custom boom mount (L only)
    • Pistol-grip mount (M/S options)
    • "Hot shoe" camera-top mount (M/S options)
    • CCA side-rear mount (M/S options)

    *Exclusively manufactured by Rycote Microphone Windshields Ltd. for Shure

Cartridge Type
Electret Condenser

Polar Pattern
Hypercardioid / Lobar

Frequency Response
VP89L: 60-20,000 Hz
VP89M: 100-20,000 Hz
VP89S: 140-20,000 Hz

Output Impedance
115.0 Ohms

Sensitivity (open circuit voltage, @ 1 kHz, typical)
-33.5 dBV/Pa (2.11 mV)

Maximum SPL (1 kHz at 1% THD)
2500 Ohms load: 132.0 dB SPL
1000 Ohms load: 128.5 dB SPL

Signal-to-Noise Ratio
79.0 dB

Dynamic Range (@ 1 kHz)
2500 Ohms load: 117.0 dB
1000 Ohms load: 113.5 dB

Clipping Level (@ 1 kHz, 1% THD)
2500 Ohms load: 4.0 dBV
1000 Ohms load: 0.0 dBV

Self Noise (equivalent SPL, A-weighted, typical)
15.0 dB

Common Mode Rejection
20-20,000 Hz ≥ 70.0 dB

Low-Frequency Filter Switch
-12 dB / oct below specified frequency

Flat Response
100 Hz

Low Frequency Roll-off
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 phantom power (IEC-61938), <2.0 mA

Net Weight
VP89L: 174 g (6.1 oz.)
VP89M: 138 g (4.9 oz.)
VP89S: 117 g (4.1 oz.)


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