Check our holiday opening hours & Xmas shipping cut-off here.

Shure PGA56-XLR Cardioid Dynamic Snare/Tom Microphone with Cable (15')

Product #27539 | SKU PGA56-XLR | Shure
Special Order what does this mean?
Our Price $149.00
Special Order what does this mean?
- +

Email me when stock arrives


  • Dynamic Snare/Tom Microphone
  • For Percussion-Instrument Capture
  • Suitable For Sound Reinforcement
  • Cardioid Polar Pattern
  • 3-Pin XLR Output Connector


The PGA56-XLR from Shure is a professional-quality dynamic snare/tom microphone with a cardioid polar pattern and a 3-pin XLR connector. It can be used to capture percussion-instrument audio in close-miking applications for live stage, theatre, recording studios, houses of worship, and more.

The PGA56-XLR has a black metallic finish and a grille that provides an unobtrusive visual presence. The included drum mount allows it to be used for quick attachment to drum rims without an additional mic stand. This microphone comes with a 15' 3-pin XLR cable and a zippered carrying pouch for additional storage and protection.


  • Tailored microphone cartridge design for clear reproduction of sound source
  • Swivel joint with quick release latch with a design similar to bicycle component-locking technology for extremely quick and easy positioning
  • Cardioid polar pattern picks up audio from the source while rejecting unwanted noise
  • Drum mount included for quick attachment to drum rims, no additional mic stand required
  • Shure quality design and construction for durable performance in rigorous environments


Type Dynamic (moving coil)
Frequency Response 50 Hz to 15 kHz
Polar Pattern Cardioid
Output Impedance 200 Ohms
Cable 4.6 m 3-pin XLR cable
Sensitivity -57 dBV/Pa (1.45 mV) 1 Pa=94 dB SPL @ 1 kHz, open circuit voltage
Polarity Positive pressure on diaphragm produces positive voltage on pin 2 with respect to pin 3
Output Connector 3-pin XLR male
Operating Temperature -29 to 74°C
Operating Humidity 0 to 95%
Weight 287 g

In The Box

  • Shure PGA56-XLR Cardioid Dynamic Snare/Tom Microphone with Cable (15')
  • Zippered Carrying Pouch
  • AP56DM Drum-Rim Mount


0.0 (no ratings yet)
Own or use this product?
Give it a quick rating:
Thanks for your rating!
Share your thoughts with other customers:
Write a review


  • Product: Shure PGA56-XLR Cardioid Dynamic Snare/Tom Microphone with Cable (15')
  • Manufacturer: Shure
  • Model: PGA-56
  • SKU: PGA56-XLR
  • RM Product #: 27539
  • Element Type: Dynamic
  • Polar Pattern: Cardioid
  • Warranty: 2 year manufacturer warranty (excluding consumable e.g. lithium-ion batteries).

Recently Viewed

View All