The Shure BETA®54 is a subminiature, electret condenser headworn microphone. It provides uncompromised sound quality and reliability with minimal visibility in applications such as broadcast, theater, and touring. Despite the small size, the condenser element delivers full, clear, and natural reproduction of speech and vocals.
The microphone features a durable, low-profile wire frame headband which is fully adjustable for stability and comfort. A plastic carrying case protects the microphone and its accessories.
The Beta 54 now features improved RF immunity against cellular and RF devices.
- Supercardioid polar pattern provides maximum gain-before-feedback and ambient rejection
- Extended frequency response tailored for vocal performances
- Able to handle extremely high sound pressure levels (SPL)
- Snap-fit foam windscreens stay in place during intensive movement
- Available with an in-line preamp or with a TA4F connector for wireless applications
|Type||Condenser (electret bias)|
|Frequency Response||50Hz 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 CapsBlack High Boost EQ Caps for WL50B, WL51B, WBH53, Beta 53, Beta 54 and WBH54 (Contains Five).
RPM512 Microphone Tie ClipMicrophone Tie Clip for Shure WL50, WL51, MC50B, and MC51B (contains five). Available in Tan.
RPM550 Black HeadbandHeadband, Black, for Beta 53, WBH53, Beta 54 and WBH54.
RPM560 Tan HeadbandHeadband, Tan, for Beta 53, WBH53, Beta 54 and WBH54.
RPM570 Black Boom Holder and Logo PadBlack Boom Holder and Logo Pad for Beta 53 and Beta 54 (Contains Two of Each).
RPM580Tan Boom Holder and Logo Pad for Beta 53, WBH53, Beta 54 and WBH54 (Contains Two of Each).
RPM646 Black with 4 Pin Mini Connector (TA4F)Black Microphone, Boom and Cable Assembly w/4 Pin Mini Connector (TA4F) for Beta 54 and WBH54B.
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