The BETA®53 is a fully adjustable omnidirectional condenser headworn vocal microphone, designed for applications where unconspicuous appearance and incredible sound quality are required. Its lightweight, adjustable, modular headband, flexible wireframe and soft earpieces provide a comfortable fit while still allowing the Beta 53 to be positioned as close to the left or right corner of the mouth as possible, assuring maximum voice pickup.
The Beta 53 microphone features an extended frequency response and high SPL handling ability. It is uniquely designed to provide the sound quality and performance consistency required for environments such as professional theater, event production, trade shows and seminars.
The Beta 53 now features improved RF immunity against cellular and RF devices.
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- Comfortable, latex-free earforms that hide behind the ears
- Thin, non-reflective wireframe that is easily hidden underneath hair
- Ultra-thin detachable microphone boom mount for right or left positioning
- Interchangeable frequency response caps (mild or high, two pieces each)
- Two foam windscreens included
- Clothing clip for securing cable
- Corrosion resistant
- Easy to clean
- Durable carrying case for protective storage
- Available with either TA4F connectors or tinned leads (no connector) for full wireless system compatibility
- Includes In-Line Preamplifier
- WBH53: Available in either black or tan
|Type||Condenser (electret bias)|
|Frequency Response||20Hz to 20KHz|
|Phantom power required?||Phantom power; 11 to 52 Vdc positive on pins 2 and 3, return on pin 1 (ground)|
Additional specifications are available in the user guide.
RPM208 Black High Boost EQ Caps
Black High Boost EQ Caps for WL50B, WL51B, WBH53, Beta 53, Beta 54 and WBH54 (Contains Five).from $18.00
RPM212 Tan High Boost EQ Caps
Tan High Boost EQ Caps for WL50T, Beta 53, WBH53, Beta 54 and WBH54. (Contains Five)from $18.00
RPM214 Tan Mid Boost EQ Caps
Tan Mid Boost EQ Caps for WL50T, Beta 54, WBH54T (Contains Five)from $18.00
RPM220 Black Mid Boost EQ Caps
Black Mid Boost EQ Caps for WL50B, Beta 53 and WBH53 (Contains Five)
RPM304 Microphone Windscreens
Reduces unwanted breath and wind noise. For use with Shure MC50B, MC51B, WL50, WL51, WBH53, and Beta 53 microphones (contains 5). Available in black.from $31.00
RPM306 Tan Microphone Windscreens
Reduces unwanted breath and wind noise. For use with Shure MC50B, MC51B, WL50, WL51, WBH53, and Beta 53 microphones (contains 5). Available in tan.from $31.00
RPM512 Microphone Tie Clip
Microphone Tie Clip for Shure WL50, WL51, MC50B, and MC51B (contains five). Available in Tan.from $31.00
RPM550 Black Headband
Headband, Black, for Beta 53, WBH53, Beta 54 and WBH54.
RPM560 Tan Headband
Headband, Tan, for Beta 53, WBH53, Beta 54 and WBH54.from $53.00
RPM570 Black Boom Holder and Logo Pad
Black Boom Holder and Logo Pad for Beta 53 and Beta 54 (Contains Two of Each).from $8.00
Tan Boom Holder and Logo Pad for Beta 53, WBH53, Beta 54 and WBH54 (Contains Two of Each).from $8.00
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