Shure BETA 181/C Cardioid Compact Side-Address Instrument Microphone

Shure BETA 181/C Cardioid Compact Side-Address Instrument Microphone

Shure BETA 181/C Cardioid Compact Side-Address Instrument Microphone

B&H # SHBETA181C MFR # BETA 181/C
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Product Highlights

  • Side Address Cardioid Capsule
  • Interchangeable Capsule Design
  • High SPL Handling
  • Wide Frequency Response

Polar Pattern: Cardioid

Cardioid Figure 8

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The BETA 181/C Cardioid Compact Side-Address Instrument Microphone from Shure is a durable, small diaphragm, electret condenser microphone with an interchangeable capsule design. The Beta 181/C ships with a cardioid capsule for drum overhead, piano, and acoustic instrument applications, as well as an M/S stereo technique (paired with BETA 181/BI). The microphone features a wide frequency response and rugged build, making it great for the stage and recording studio.

BETA 181/C for drum overhead, piano, and acoustic instrument applications, as well as an M/S stereo technique (paired with BETA 181/BI)
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)
UPC: 042406187848
In the Box
Shure BETA 181/C Cardioid Compact Side-Address Instrument Microphone
  • A57F Microphone Clip
  • Foam Case Assembly for BETA181 Condenser Microphone
  • A181WS Replacement Foam Windscreen for Beta 181 Microphone
  • Limited 1-Year Warranty
  • Table of Contents
    • 1Description
    Transducer Electret Condenser
    Diaphragm 1.36" (34.54 mm)
    Polar Pattern Cardioid
    Frequency Range 20 Hz to 20 kHz
    Signal to Noise Ratio 73.5 dB 
    Equivalent Noise Level 20.5 dB A-Weighted
    Maximum SPL 151.5 dB SPL
    Impedance 110 ohms
    Sensitivity 2.4 mV/PA
    Power Requirements 11-52 V
    Output Connectors 3-pin XLR
    Operating Current Consumption 2.4 mA
    Dynamic Range 131 dB
    General
    Length 4.9" (124.46 mm)
    Diameter 0.8" (20.32 mm)
    Weight 5.11 oz (145 g)
    Packaging Info
    Package Weight 1.2 lb
    Box Dimensions (LxWxH) 10.0 x 5.0 x 3.3"

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