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Shure Beta 57A Microphone

B&H # SHBETA57A Mfr # BETA 57A
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You Pay: $139.00
Product Highlights
  • For General Instrument Capture
  • Dynamic Design
  • Supercardioid Polar Pattern
  • Excellent Off-Axis Rejection
  • Neodymium Magnet
  • High Signal/Noise Ratio
  • Steel Mesh Grill
  • Pneumatic Shock Mount

Excellent for acoustic and electric instruments as well as for vocals, the extremely versatile Shure Beta 57A Microphone is a dynamic microphone that provides optimal warmth and presence. The Beta 57A is appropriate for drums, guitars, vocals, and horns, giving true studio-quality sound.

The Beta 57A maintains a true supercardioid pattern throughout its frequency range, ensuring high gain before feedback, maximum isolation from other sound sources, and minimal off-axis tone coloration. Its neodymium magnet achieves a high signal/noise ratio, and a completely new hardened steel mesh grill design lets you take better advantage of proximity effect. The grill resists wear and endures abuse, too. The Beta 57A is an exceptionally versatile microphone, packaged in an advanced pneumatic shock mount.

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
Advanced pneumatic shock mount system that minimizes transmission of mechanical noise and vibration
Transducer (Moving Coil, with Neodymium Magnet) Dynamic
Polar Pattern Supercardioid
Frequency Response 50 Hz - 16 kHz
Maximum Input Sound Level Not Specified by Manufacturer
Power Requirements None Dynamic, Requires No Phantom or Battery Power
Output Impedance 150 Ohms (290 Ohms Actual)
Output Connectors XLR-3M Type
Applications Drums, Guitar Amplifiers, Brass, Woodwinds and Vocals.
Dimensions 6.19 x 1.75" (157 x 32mm) LxDiameter
Weight 9.71 oz (272g)
Shure Beta 57A Microphone
  • (26A21) Storage Bag
  • A25D - Stand Adapter
  • 5/8 to 3/8" (Euro) Thread Adapter
  • 2 Year Warranty
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    ShureBeta 57A Microphone
     
    4.5

    (based on 6 reviews)

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    100%

    of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

    Pros

    • Good audio (5)
    • Easy to use (4)
    • Versatile (4)

    Cons

      Best Uses

      • Amateur recording (4)
      • Home studio (4)
      • Performances (4)
      • Professional recording (4)
      • Outdoor events / games (3)
        • Reviewer Profile:
        • Experienced (4)

      Reviewed by 6 customers

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      4.0

      A worthwhile option.

      By g

      from Denver, CO

      About Me Experienced

      Verified Buyer

      Pros

      • Durable

      Cons

        Best Uses

          Comments about Shure Beta 57A Microphone:

          It's a nice alternative to the SM-57 on snare. So far, I prefer it. I haven't used it on anything else. But it is the next step in my quest to transcend the SM-57 on snare, which is an unexpectedly difficult endeavor.

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          5.0

          Awesome MIC !!!

          By Marquinhos Trombone

          from Brazil

          About Me Professional Musician

          Verified Buyer

          Pros

          • Clear Sound
          • Versatile

          Cons

            Best Uses

              Comments about Shure Beta 57A Microphone:

              I have purchased this microphone to play trombone. The superb quality offers flat sound without distortions.
              Highly Recommended !!!

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              5.0

              great snare mic

              By sgtk

              from rochelle park nj

              About Me Experienced

              Verified Buyer

              Pros

              • Clear Sound
              • Easy To Use
              • Solid Construction
              • Versatile

              Cons

              • none

              Best Uses

              • Amateur Recording
              • Home Studio
              • Performances
              • Professional Recording

              Comments about Shure Beta 57A Microphone:

              generally use it to mic the top of a snare drum with no worries of it being hit by a drumstick

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              5.0

              Good sound, solid, dependable

              By Josey

              from North Carolina

              About Me Experienced

              Verified Buyer

              Pros

              • Clear Sound
              • Easy To Use
              • Versatile

              Cons

                Best Uses

                • Amateur Recording
                • Events
                • Home Studio
                • Performances
                • Professional Recording

                Comments about Shure Beta 57A Microphone:

                I use the Beta 57 to amplify voices for a public board of education at remote meetings around the district. The mics' supercardioid pickup pattern provides excellent volume before feedback. It is a solid all-around performer that also sounds very good on recorded music performances.

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                4.0

                Good Microphone

                By MJQ

                from Boston, MA

                About Me Professional Musician

                Verified Buyer

                Pros

                • Clear Sound
                • Compact
                • Easy To Use
                • Lightweight
                • Versatile

                Cons

                  Best Uses

                  • Amateur Recording
                  • Events
                  • Home Studio
                  • Mobile DJ
                  • Performances
                  • Professional Recording

                  Comments about Shure Beta 57A Microphone:

                  This mic is good for recording electric guitars and drums. It's also good for vocal performances at clubs (I know several singers who bring their own to performances rather than using the club's equipment).

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                  4.0

                  Shure Beta 57a

                  By guest

                  from Little rock

                  About Me Experienced

                  Pros

                  • Cheap
                  • Clear Sound
                  • Easy To Use
                  • Quality all purpose mic

                  Cons

                    Best Uses

                    • Amateur Recording
                    • Events
                    • Home Studio
                    • Mobile DJ
                    • Performances
                    • Professional Recording

                    Comments about Shure Beta 57A Microphone:

                    I bought this mic yesterday from a local music shop after comparing it to the sm57, sm58, and a cheap audio tech. mic. The Shure beta 57a had the fullness of the sm57 and 58 but also added a little more detail in the high end that I was looking for. Another good all purpose mic for me.

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