The Shure BETA 58A® is a high-output supercardioid dynamic vocal microphone designed for professional sound reinforcement and project studio recording. It has become a leading choice among vocalists and touring professionals worldwide. 

The Beta 58A maintains a true supercardioid pattern throughout its frequency range. The Beta 58A has a shaped frequency response that is ideal for close-up vocals. The superb performance of this microphone is not affected by rough handling because of its rugged construction, proven shock mount system, and hardened steel mesh grille. 

Application

Live Vocals

Podcast/Voiceover

Microphone Type

Dynamic:

Simple, rugged diaphragm/coil. handles extreme volume levels without distortion.

Polar Pattern

SuperCardioid:

Screens unwanted sound sources. Ideal for individual instruments in a multi-microphone setting, or single sources in noisy environments.

Frequency Response

Tailored:

Smooth, extended response. Tuned to accentuate specific types of instruments or voices.

Form Factor

Handheld

Model Line

BETA

Downloads
BETA Microphone Product Brochure (PDF)
Beta 58A Specification Sheet (PDF)
BETA 58A User Guide (PDF)
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Features
  • Frequency response tailored for vocals, with brightened midrange and bass rolloff to control proximity effect
  • Uniform supercardioid pattern for high gain before feedback and superior rejection of off–axis sound
  • Neodymium magnet for high signal–to–noise output
  • Hardened steel mesh grille that resists wear and abuse
  • Advanced pneumatic shock mount system that minimizes transmission of mechanical noise and vibration
  • Minimally effected by varying load impedance
  • Legendary Shure quality and reliability
Specifications
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: -51.5 dBV/Pa* (2.6 mV) *1 Pa = 94 dB SPL
Accessories
Name Availability
A25D

A25D

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

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

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

A58WS

A58WS

Reduces unwanted breath and wind noise. For use with all larger Shure "ball-type" microphones including the SM58, Beta58A, SM48, and the 565SD. Available in 6 colours; black, blue, gray, green, red, and yellow.

R176

R176

Direct replacement cartridge for Shure Model Beta 58A supercardioid dynamic microphones.

RK265G

RK265G

Factory original dent-resistant replacement grille for Shure Beta58A wired microphones and wireless transmitters.