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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

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).

Application

Percussion

Rack/Floor Toms

Snare Drum

Microphone Type

Condenser:

Lightweight, sensitive diaphragm. Precisely and smoothly captures sound nuances. Powered by battery or phantom power supply.

Polar Pattern

Cardioid:

Picks up the most sound in front of the microphone and some from the sides. Less susceptible to feedback in high volume environments.

Frequency Response

Tailored:

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

Form Factor

Gooseneck

Model Line

BETA

Downloads
BETA Microphone Product Brochure (PDF)
BETA Microphone Product Brochure
BETA 98AMP/C Instrument Microphone
Features
  • 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
Specifications
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
Accessories
Name Availability
A75M

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

User Guides
File Language Type File Size
BETA 98AMP/C Instrument Microphone Spanish PDF 958 kb
BETA 98AMP/C Instrument Microphone German PDF 1.37 mb
BETA 98AMP/C Instrument Microphone Chinese-Simplified PDF 958 kb
BETA 98AMP/C Instrument Microphone English PDF 959 kb
BETA 98AMP/C Instrument Microphone French PDF 1.22 mb
BETA 98AMP/C Instrument Microphone Italian PDF 958 kb
BETA 98AMP/C Instrument Microphone Japanese PDF 958 kb
BETA 98AMP/C Instrument Microphone Korean PDF 959 kb
BETA 98AMP/C Instrument Microphone Russian PDF 961 kb