The Shure BETA®98A is a precision-engineered compact, high-output miniature condenser microphone for professional sound reinforcement and studio recording. An extremely uniform cardioid polar pattern provides excellent gain-before-feedback and off-axis rejection of unwanted noise.
Both Beta 98A configurations feature high sound pressure level capability (SPL). Beta 98AD/C includes A98D drum mount with flexible gooseneck that makes it an essential, accurate choice for toms, snares, and percussion. Beta 98A/C is recommended for a variety of acoustic or amplified instruments including drums, piano, reed, wind, and strings.
- Uniform cardioid polar pattern provides maximum gain-before-feedback and rejection of off-axis sound for smooth high-end response and control
- Frequency response tailored for drums and percussion applications with a wide dynamic range for use in high SPL environments
- Precision-engineered design for unobtrusive microphone footprint
- Beta 98A models ship with external in-line preamplifier for discreet cable placement, snap-fit windscreen, and zipper pouch
- Beta 98AD/C ships with A98D drum mount featuring a flexible gooseneck for precise placement and secure attachment
- Beta 98A/C ships with RK282 shock mount swivel adapter for attachment to any standard microphone stand
|Frequency Response||20 to 20,000 Hz|
Additional specifications are available in the user guide.
A98D Microphone Drum Mount
Allows attachment and positioning of Beta 98 and Beta 98A to the side of a drum.
RK183WS Snap-Fit Microphone Windscreens
Works with Beta 98A, Beta 98/S, Beta 98D/S, Beta 98H/C, MX183, MX184, MX185, MX202, WH30, WL183, WL184, WL185, and SM35. Contains 4 snap-fit windscreens.
RK282 Swivel Microphone Mount
Isolation mount and swivel adapter securely attaches Beta 98 and Beta 98A microphones to standard microphone stands.
|BETA Microphone Product Brochure||English||3.53 mb|
|Beta 98A Specification Sheet||English||666 kb|
|Beta 98A/C Beta 98AD/C Specification Sheet||English||666 kb|
|BETA 98A/C BETA 98AD/C User Guide||Chinese-Simplified, Chinese-Traditional, English, French, German, Italian, Japanese, Russian, Spanish||3.28 mb|
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