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

from $269.00

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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).


Drums / Percussion

Microphone Type


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

Polar Pattern


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


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

Form Factor


Model Line


BETA Microphone Product Brochure (PDF)
BETA 98AMP/C Instrument Microphone (PDF)
  • 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
Electret Condenser
Polar Pattern
Frequency Response
20 to 20,000 Hz
Phantom power required?
11–52 V DC[4] phantom power (IEC-61938), 5.5 mA