The Shure BETA®56A microphone has a frequency response specifically tailored for drums and instruments. Its extremely uniform supercardioid pickup pattern provides high gain-before-feedback and excellent rejection of unwanted noise.
A built-in dynamic locking stand adapter with an integral XLR connector simplifies installation. The stand adapter keeps the microphone securely in place, even if it is struck by a drumstick. Typical Beta 56A applications include close miking of tom-toms and other percussion instruments, as well as guitar amplifiers, brass instruments, and woodwinds.
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Tailored frequency response provides drums, amplified instruments, and horns with studio quality sound
Built–in stand adapter with dynamic locking system and XLR connector simplifies setup and provides greater flexibility
Uniform supercardioid pattern for high gain-before-feedback and superior rejection of off–axis sound
Compact design reduces stage clutter
Hardened steel mesh grille resists wear and abuse
Neodymium magnet for high signal–to–noise ratio output
Minimally affected by varying load impedance
Advanced pneumatic shock mount system that minimizes transmission of mechanical noise and vibration
Legendary Shure quality and reliability
|Type||Dynamic (moving coil)|
|Frequency Response||50 to 16,000 Hz|
|Polar Pattern||Supercardioid, rotationally symmetrical about microphone axis, uniform with frequency|
|Output Level||Open Circuit Voltage -51 dBV/Pa (2.8 mV), (1 Pa = 94 dB SPL)|
Additional specifications are available in the user guide.
A1WS Microphone Windscreen
Microphone Windscreen reduces unwanted breath and wind noise. For use with the Shure Beta56, Beta57, and all 515 Series microphones. Available in gray.
A56D Drum Microphone Mount
Mounts Shure drum microphones such as the SM57, Beta57, PG57, and other end address microphones to the side of a drum for compact and accurate drum mic placement.
R174 Cartridge for Beta 56 & Beta 57A
Replacement cartridge for Shure Models Beta 56 and Beta 57A supercardioid dynamic microphones.
RK320 Beta 56A and Beta 57A Microphone Replacement Grille
Factory original dent-resistant replacement grille for Beta 56A and Beta 57A wired microphones.
|BETA Microphone Product Brochure||English||3.53 mb|
|Beta 56A Specification Sheet||English||924 kb|
|BETA 56 User Guide||English, French, German, Italian, Spanish||352 kb|
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