Shure Beta 98S

Shure Beta 98S

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  • Instrument Microphone
  • Type: Instrument Microphone
  • Instrument Choice: Drums / Percussion
  • Instrument (Choice): Tom-Tom
  • Instrument (2nd Choice): Brass Instrument
  • Transducer principle: Condenser
  • Pickup pattern: Supercardioid
  • Frequency range: 20 Hz - 20 kHz
  • Max. SPL: 156 dB
  • Open circuit sensitivity: 1 mV/Pa
  • Phantom Power: 12-48 V
  • Features: Miniature gooseneck included

Shure Beta 98S · Microphone

Features at a glance:
  • Miniature condenser microphone
  • Supercardioid pickup pattern
  • Frequency range: 20 Hz - 20 kHz
  • Includes windscreen, storage bag and gooseneck for accurate placement on instrument

The Beta 98 quickly established as an excellent miniature microphone. Its capsule is shorter than your little finger and clamps easily and the included gooseneck element allows easy and secure placement on the tom or snare drum. The Beta 98 delivers a balanced and brilliant condenser sound and is suitable for miking a wide variety of instruments. Its extremely uniform supercardioid pickup pattern ensures high feedback resistance and high rejection of unwanted background noise. Featuring a high maximum sound pressure level, it is ideally suited for miking acoustic instruments such as drums, percussion instruments, piano, wind instruments as well as bowed instruments. Furthermore the Beta 98 can also be used for amplified guitars. The basic model Beta 98S is supplied with a windscreen, storage bag, preamp, connecting cable. Available Mount systems: Shock-mount, ratcheting swivel joint with clip (Model Beta 98H/C) or A98D drum mount kit.

MP-Rating: Sonically, the Beta 98 S is absolutely convincing. It delivers a balanced, and brilliant condenser sound. A great microphone for high-dynamic, acoustic instruments 6 Stars.

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Shure Beta
Beta Microphones are quality microphones which are matched up for a detailed reproduction even in acoustically challenging environments. Precise and focused on specific applications the frequencies are chosen for better presence and subtleties in sound.

You will find Beta microphones in the racks of the most respected engineers in the industry, at home and on tour with the biggest bands in the music scene. The Beta series offers proven equipment, with unique robustness.


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