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ShureBeta 57A Microphone
 
4.5

(based on 6 reviews)

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Pros

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

Cons

No Cons

Best Uses

  • Amateur recording (4)
  • Home studio (4)
  • Performances (4)
  • Professional recording (4)
  • Outdoor events / games (3)
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4.0

A worthwhile option.

By g

from Denver, CO

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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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