Give your singing the spotlight.


BETA® 87A Vocal Microphone

Add some studio-grade clarity to the live mix. Designed to capture brighter vocals with sparkling accuracy, the BETA® 87A brings more crisp to the concert. And the increased presence will have everyone singing your praises.


How It Works

One of the world’s best selling single-element condenser mics, the BETA 87A puts singers on a pedestal. Tailored frequency response 
concentrates on the upper midrange to raise vocal presence in the mix. So voices cut through clearly and resonate deeply with your audience.

Why It's Better

Set your singing apart

The supercardioid pattern provides maximum isolation of your voice, giving you the chance to shine.

Control the bass

Get right up on the mic without overwhelming the sound. Electronically controlled low-end roll-off keeps your bass from blasting over the mix.

Resists rattle

The advanced cartridge shock-mount system lets you handle the mic a little harder while absorbing any mechanical noise.

Product Details

  • 1 - A25D Swivel Adapter
  • 1 - 26A13 Carrying/Storage Bag


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Replacement Grille


Snap-in Shock Stopper Mount


Microphone Clip


Shock Mount Microphone Clip


Anti-Roll Ring for Handheld Microphones


Digital Audio Interface


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Differences between Beta 87A and Beta 87
March 2, 2018

The only difference between the Beta 87 and the Beta 87A is the diameter of the handle. On the Beta 87A, we increased the diameter of the handle so th ...

Differences between Beta 87A, Beta 87C, and SM87A
August 24, 2017

For the differences between SM and Beta microphones, click on the following links:Beta models vs. SM modelsSM87A vs Beta 87ABenefits of the Beta 87C o ...

Will I overload a condenser microphone with my voice?
August 23, 2017

The maximum SPL level is not a concern when dealing with the human voice. The BETA87A has a maximum SPL of 142 dB SPL, and the BETA87C has a maximum S ...

Benefits of the Beta 87C over the 87A?
October 30, 2008

The primary difference is the pick-up pattern. The BETA 87A is a supercardioid; the BETA 87C is a cardioid. The 87C was introduced for performers usin ...

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