Shure BETA 56A Instrument Microphone

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BETA 56A Instrument Microphone

Compact drum microphone engineered for close miking of snareand toms.

The Shure BETA 56A microphone has a frequency responsespecifically tailored for drums and instruments. Its extremely uniformsupercardioid pickup pattern provides high gain-before-feedback and excellentrejection of unwanted noise.åÊ

A built-in dynamic locking stand adapter with an integralXLR connector simplifies installation. The stand adapter keeps the microphonesecurely in place, even if it is struck by a drumstick. Typical Beta 56Aapplications include close miking of tom-toms and other percussion instruments,as well as guitar amplifiers, brass instruments, and woodwinds.



  • Tailored frequency response provides drums, amplifiedinstruments, and horns with studio quality sound
  • Built-in stand adapter with dynamic locking system and XLRconnector simplifies setup and provides greater flexibility
  • Uniform supercardioid pattern for high gain-before-feedbackand superior rejection of off-axis sound
  • Compact design reduces stage clutter
  • Hardened steel mesh grille 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 minimizestransmission 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 aboutmicrophone axis, uniform with frequency

Output Level: Open Circuit Voltage -51 dBV/Pa (2.8 mV), (1Pa = 94 dB SPL)

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