BETA 57A Instrument Microphone
BETA 57A Instrument Microphone
Excellent microphone designed for use with amplified or acoustic instruments. Compact grille design.
The Shure BETA®57A is a high output supercardioid dynamic microphone designed for professional sound reinforcement and project studio recording. It maintains a true supercardioid pattern throughout its frequency range. This insures high gain-before-feedback, maximum isolation from other sound sources, and minimum off–axis tone coloration.
Excellent for acoustic and electric instruments as well as for vocals, the extremely versatile Beta 57A dynamic microphone provides optimal warmth and presence. Typical applications include drums, guitar amplifiers, brass, woodwinds and vocals.
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Tailored frequency response provides drums, guitars, vocals, and horns with studio quality sound
Uniform supercardioid pattern for high gain-before-feedback and superior rejection of off–axis sound
Hardened steel mesh grille that facilitates use of proximity effect and resists wear and abuse
Neodymium magnet for high signal–to–noise ratio output
Minimally affected by varying load impedance
Advanced pneumatic shock mount system that minimizes transmission of mechanical noise and vibration
Legendary Shure quality and reliability
|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 dBV/Pa* (2.8 mV) *1 Pa = 94 dB SPL|
Additional specifications are available in the user guide.
A25D Microphone ClipBreak 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 Snap-in "Shock Stopper" MountShock 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 Shock Mount Microphone ClipIsolation mount and swivel adapter securely attaches Shure models SM57, SM58, SM86, Beta57A, Beta58A, Beta87A, and Beta87C to standard microphone stands.
A57AWS Locking Microphone WindscreenLocking microphone windscreen reduces unwanted breath and wind noise. For use with the Shure Beta57A microphone. Available in black.
R174 Cartridge for Beta 56 & Beta 57AReplacement cartridge for Shure Models Beta 56 and Beta 57A supercardioid dynamic microphones.
RK320 Beta 56A and Beta 57A Microphone Replacement GrilleFactory original dent-resistant replacement grille for Beta 56A and Beta 57A wired microphones.
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