BETA 57A Instrument Microphone

Excellent microphone designed for use with amplified or acoustic instruments. Compact grille design.

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Product Details

The Shure BETA®57A is a high output supercardioid dynamic microphone designed for professional sound reinforcement and project studio recording. It maintains a true supercardioid pattern throughout its frequency range. This insures high gain-before-feedback, maximum isolation from other sound sources, and minimum off–axis tone coloration. 

Excellent for acoustic and electric instruments as well as for vocals, the extremely versatile Beta 57A dynamic microphone provides optimal warmth and presence. Typical applications include drums, guitar amplifiers, brass, woodwinds and vocals. 

Features

  • Tailored frequency response provides drums, guitars, vocals, and horns with studio quality sound
  • Uniform supercardioid pattern for high gain-before-feedback and superior rejection of off–axis sound
  • Hardened steel mesh grille that facilitates use of proximity effect and 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
  • A25D

    A25D Microphone Clip

    Break resistant microphone clip that securely mounts the SM58, SM57, SM87A, Beta 87A, Beta 87C and all other microphones with 3/4-inch and larger handles to a standard microphone stand.

  • A55HM

    A55HM Snap-in "Shock Stopper" Mount

    Shock Stopper Isolation Mount/Swivel Adapter, Half Mount, for SM57, SM58, Beta 57A, Beta 58A, Beta 87A, Beta 87C or any Shure tapered handle mic.

  • A55M

    A55M Shock Mount Microphone Clip

    Isolation mount and swivel adapter securely attaches Shure models SM57, SM58, SM86, Beta57A, Beta58A, Beta87A, and Beta87C to standard microphone stands.

  • A57AWS

    A57AWS Locking Microphone Windscreen

    Locking microphone windscreen reduces unwanted breath and wind noise. For use with the Shure Beta57A microphone. Available in black.

  • R174

    R174 Cartridge for Beta 56 & Beta 57A

    Replacement cartridge for Shure Models Beta 56 and Beta 57A supercardioid dynamic microphones.

  • RK320

    RK320 Beta 56A and Beta 57A Microphone Replacement Grille

    Factory original dent-resistant replacement grille for Beta 56A and Beta 57A wired microphones.

Software & Downloads

Brochures

File Language Type File Size
BETA Microphone Product Brochure English PDF 3.53 mb

Specification Sheets

File Language Type File Size
Beta 57A Specification Sheet English PDF 854 kb

User Guides

File Language Type File Size
BETA 57A User Guide English, French, German, Italian, Spanish PDF 412 kb

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