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Shure Beta 181/S Compact Side-Address Instrument Microphone

B&H # SHBETA181S MFR # BETA 181/S
Shure Beta 181/S Compact Side-Address Instrument Microphone

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Product Highlights

  • Side Address Supercardioid Capsule
  • Interchangeable Capsule Design
  • Ideal for Instruments and Cabinets
  • High SPL Handling
  • Wide Frequency Response
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You Pay: $499.00

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The Shure Beta 181/S Compact Side-Address Instrument Microphone is a durable, small diaphragm, electret condenser microphone with an interchangeable capsule design. The Beta 181/S ships with a supercardioid capsule for the most effective control against off-axis noise, ambiance and feedback. The microphone features a wide frequency response and rugged build, ideal for the stage and recording studio. Its high SPL handling make it well suited for capturing amplifier cabinets, drums, percussion, piano and more.

BETA 181/S (supercardioid) for snare drum, acoustic instrument, close-miking applications
Interchangeable polar pattern capsules attach to a compact preamplifier with integrated XLR connections for the ultimate in low-profile application flexibility (Each Beta 181 ships with one polar pattern capsule and one XLR preamplifier. Capsules available separately for custom flexibility.)
Precision-engineered, compact side-address design features innovative locking ring to provide secure connection between capsule and preamplifier
Frequency response tailored for wide dynamic range applications for use in high SPL environments
Furnished with stand adapter, windscreen and carrying case (carrying case will securely protect up to four polar pattern capsules)
Transducer Electret Condenser
Polar Pattern Supercardioid
Frequency Response 20Hz to 20kHz
Dynamic Range (Typical) 2500 Ω load: 132dB
1000 Ω load: 129.5dB
Signal-to-Noise Ratio 71.5dB
Max Input Sound Level (SPL) 2500 Ω load: 154.5dB
1000 Ω load: 152dB
Power Requirements 11-52 V DC phantom power (IEC-61938)
2.4 mA, maximum
Output Impedance 110 Ohms
Output Connectors 3-pin XLR
Dimensions 4.90 x 1.36" (124.46 x 34.54mm)
Diameter: 0.80" (20.32mm)
Weight 145g (5.1 oz)
Packaging Info
Package Weight 1.555 lb
Box Dimensions (LxWxH) 9.25 x 4.5 x 3.0"
Shure Beta 181/S Compact Side-Address Instrument Microphone
  • A57F Mic Clip
  • A181C Zippered Carrying Case
  • A181WS Windscreen
  • 1 Year Warranty
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