$999 and $1,249 list (KSM42 and KSM44A, respectively)
Shure | shure.com
Shure Incorporated has introduced the latest additions to its line of KSM microphones, the KSM42 and KSM44A. With a tailored frequency response and internal and external pop filtering, the single-pattern, dual-diaphragm design of the KSM42 reportedly exhibits a wide dynamic range and smooth proximity control for studio applications.
The KSM44A (pictured) is a large-diaphragm, side-address condenser microphone that can be used in a variety of live and studio applications.