BETA 98AMP Miniature Cardioid Drum Microphone

Precision-engineered with integrated gooseneck, XLR preamplifier, and A75M Universal Microphone Mount.

from $269.00
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Product Details

The Shure BETA®98AMP is a precision-engineered miniature cardioid condenser microphone for professional sound reinforcement and studio recording. Features an integrated XLR preamplifier with a flexible gooseneck and the A75M Universal Microphone Mount for accurate placement in any configuration of toms, snares, or percussion. An extremely uniform cardioid polar pattern provides excellent gain-before-feedback, off-axis rejection of unwanted noise, and high maximum sound pressure level (SPL).


  • Uniform cardioid polar pattern provides maximum gain-before-feedback and rejection of off-axis sound for smooth high-end response and control
  • Precision-engineered design features integrated preamplifier and XLR connector to maximize setup efficiency while minimizing stage clutter
  • Frequency response tailored for drums and percussion applications with a wide dynamic range for use in high SPL environments
  • Flexible gooseneck for precise placement and easy adjustment
  • Ships with A75M Universal Microphone mount with quick release, for versatile and secure instrument and/or stand mounting
  • Furnished with snap-fit windscreen and zipper pouch
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Available Options

BETA 98AMP/C Miniature Cardioid Condenser Drum Microphone with A75M Universal Microphone Mount
BETA 98AMP/C-3PK Includes 3 Beta 98AMP/C Microphones and 3 A75M Universal Microphone Mounts
Type Electret Condenser
Polar Pattern Cardioid
Frequency Response 20 to 20,000 Hz
Phantom power required? 11–52 V DC[4] phantom power (IEC-61938), 5.5 mA

Additional specifications are available in the user guide.

  • A75M

    A75M Universal Microphone Mount

    Universal Microphone Mount. Quick-release microphone mounting accessory for versatile and secure placement and removal. Included with BETA 98AMP.

    from $99.00

BETA 98AMP Reviews


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“This mic has an extremely uniform cardioid polar pattern, which provides excellent off-axis rejection of unwanted noise.”
–Butch Jones, Modern Drummer

Software & Downloads


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

User Guides

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BETA 98AMP/C Instrument Microphone English PDF 959 kb

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