Shure BETA57A Handheld Dynamic Microphone – Super-Cardioid

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Shure BETA57A Handheld Dynamic Microphone – Super-Cardioid

(1 customer review)

Shure BETA57A Handheld Dynamic Microphone designed for professional sound reinforcement and project studio recording. It maintains a true supercardioid pattern throughout its frequency range. This insures high gain-before-feedback, maximum isolation from other sound sources, and minimum off–axis tone coloration.


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UPC: 42406054713 SKU: BETA57A Category: Tags:
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Features of the Shure BETA57A Handheld Dynamic Microphone – Super-Cardioid:

  • 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
  • Minimally affected by varying load impedance
  • Advanced pneumatic shock mount system that minimizes transmission of mechanical noise and vibration
  • Legendary Shure quality and reliability

Dynamic (moving coil)

Frequency Response
50 to 16,000 Hz

Polar Pattern
Supercardioid, rotationally symmetrical about microphone axis, uniform with frequency.

Output Level (at 1,000 Hz)
Open Circuit Voltage -51 dBV/Pa* (2.8 mV)
*1 Pa = 94 dB SPL

Rated impedance is 150 ohms (290 ohms actual) for connection to microphone inputs rated low Z.

Positive pressure on diaphragm produces positive voltage on pin 2 with respect to pin 3.

Three-pin professional audio connector (male XLR type).

Silver blue enamel-painted die cast metal with hardened, matte-finished steel mesh grille.

Adjustable Stand Adapter
Slip-in, adjustable through 180 degrees, with standard 5/8″-27 thread.

Net Weight
275 grams (9.6 oz)



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1 review for Shure BETA57A Handheld Dynamic Microphone – Super-Cardioid

  1. Chris Black

    Great microphone

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