Shure BETA 181/S Supercardioid Compact Side-Address Instrument Microphone

Shure BETA 181/S Supercardioid Compact Side-Address Instrument Microphone

Shure BETA 181/S Supercardioid Compact Side-Address Instrument Microphone

B&H # SHBETA181S MFR # BETA 181/S
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Product Highlights

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

Polar Pattern: Supercardioid

Cardioid

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Supercardioid

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The BETA 181/S Supercardioid Compact Side-Address Instrument Microphone from Shure is a durable, small diaphragm, electret condenser microphone with an interchangeable capsule design. The Beta 181/S ships with a supercardioid capsule for snare drum, acoustic instrument, and close-miking applications. The microphone features a wide frequency response and rugged build, making it great for the stage and recording studio.

BETA 181/S for snare drum, acoustic instrument, and 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)
In the Box
Shure BETA 181/S Supercardioid 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
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    Specifications
    Transducer Electret Condenser
    Diaphragm 1.36" (34.54 mm)
    Polar Pattern Supercardioid
    Frequency Range 20 Hz to 20 kHz
    Signal to Noise Ratio 71.5 dB 
    Equivalent Noise Level 22.5 dB A-Weighted
    Maximum SPL 154.5 dB SPL
    Impedance 110 ohms
    Sensitivity 2.5 mV/PA
    Power Requirements 11-52 V
    Output Connectors 3-pin XLR
    Operating Current Consumption 2.4 mA
    Dynamic Range 132 dB
    General
    Length 4.9" (124.46 mm)
    Diameter 0.8" (20.32 mm)
    Weight 5.11 oz (145 g)
    Packaging Info
    Package Weight 1.555 lb
    Box Dimensions (LxWxH) 9.25 x 4.5 x 3.0"

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