thread: SM81 v. PG81?
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Old 9th November 2008 | Show parent
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Originally Posted by Chaellus View Post
pg 81 aint in the same league as sm81 even though they hint the same last number
Yupper on that

I've used PG81 as live drum OHs (in a pinch), and they were serviceable, but nothing to write home about ... I am not sure if I would want to use them for choral work though.

Along with the other good Shure mic recommendations, you might want to look into the Oktava MC-012s.. a matched pair of these can often be had for $400 or less.