Shure Beta 98S Instrument Microphone
Shure Beta 98S Instrument MicrophoneDetails
The Beta 98/S condenser microphone is precision-engineered for high-SPL instrument applications. Its supercardioid polar pattern provides maximum isolation from other onstage sounds. Best suited to recording brass, snare, toms and other acoustic instruments.
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With a tailored frequency response of 20Hz - 20KHz and a high maximum sound pressure level (SPL) of 125dB, the Beta 98S is perfect for recording a wide range of acoustic instruments. It has a supercardioid pickup pattern providing high gain before feedback. A seperate in-line preamplifier is included as well as a 25ft detatchable cable to go between the pre-amp and the mic. The pre-amp output is through a male XLR socket, and requires phantom power.
Click the links below to listen to the Shure Beta 98S demo.
Snare drum top - Snare drum bottom -
Click on the links below to see more detailed information about the Beta 98S:
Data Sheet - User Guide -
- Tailored frequency response for studio quality performance
- Wide dynamic range for use in high SPL environments
- Uniform supercardioid pattern for high gain before feedback and superior rejection of off-axis sound
- Optional A98D drum mount is unobtrusive and versatile, allowing precise positioning of the microphone while holding it firmly in place
- Compact design reduces stage clutter
- Detachable cable for easy storage
- Interchangeable microphone cartridges with different polar patterns are available
- Legendary Shure quality, ruggedness, and reliability
- Transducer Type: Condenser
- Polar Pattern: Supercardioid
- Frequency Response: 20 Hz - 20 kHz
- Sensitivity (1 kHz): -59 dBV/Pa / 1,1 mV/Pa
- Equivalent Selfnoise: 35 dB(A)
- Sound Pressure:
- @ 1 kO: 156 dB
- @ 2,5 kO: 160 dB
- Weight: 12 g
- Microphone: 11.7 mm x 35.6 mm
- Preamplifier: 20 mm x 99 mm
- Storage Bag (Part No: 26B21)
- Preamplifier (Part No: RPM626)
- Shock Mount Swivel Adapter (Part No: RK282)
- 7.6m lightweight cable (Part No: 90A4697)
- Windscreen (Part No: 95A2064)
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