Shure BETA98AMP/C
Mini Cardioid Condenser Microphone

OUR PART #  BETA98AMP/C


The Shure Beta 98A is a precision-engineered compact, high-output miniature condenser microphone for professional sound reinforcement and studio recording. An extremely uniform cardioid polar pattern provides excellent gain-before-feedback and off-axis rejection of unwanted noise.

Both Beta 98A configurations feature high sound pressure level capability (SPL). Beta 98AMP/C includes an integrated XLR preamplifier and A75M universal microphone mount. 

Shure BETA98AMP/C Features:

  • Uniform cardioid polar pattern provides maximum gain-before-feedback and rejection of off-axis sound for smooth high-end response and control
  • Frequency response tailored for drums and percussion applications with a wide dynamic range for use in high SPL environments
  • Precision-engineered design for unobtrusive microphone footprint
  • Beta 98AD/C Ships with A98D drum mount featuring a flexible gooseneck for precise placement and secure attachment.

Shure BETA98AMP/C Specifications:

  • Type: Electret Condenser
  • Frequency Response: 20 to 20,000 Hz
  • Polar Pattern: Cardioid
  • Output Impedance: 179 Ohms
  • Sensitivity (at 1 kHz, open circuit voltage):  –48.0 dBV/Pa (4.0 mV)
  • Maximum SPL (1 kHz at 1% THD): 1000 Ohm load: 144 dB
  • Signal-to-Noise Ratio (referenced at 94 dB SPL at 1 kHz): 64 dB (S/Nratio is difference between 94 dB SPL and equivalent SPL
  • of self noise, A-weighted)
  • Dynamic Range (at 1 kHz): 1000 Ohm load: 114 dB 
  • Common Mode Rejection (20 Hz to 20 kHz): > 50 dB
  • Clipping Level (1 kHz at 0.25% THD): 1000 Ohm load: 1.0 dBV (1.26V) (THD of microphone preamplifier when applied input signal is equivalent to cartridge output at specified SPL)
  • Self-Noise (typical, equivalent SPL, A-weighted): 30 dB SPL
  • Polarity: Positive pressure on diaphragm produces positive voltage on pin 2 with respect to pin 3
  • Weight: Net: 12 g (0.6 oz.)
  • Connector: Three-pin professional audio (XLR), male, balanced
  • Power Requirements: 11-52 Vdc phantom, 3.6 mA

Shure BETA98AMP/C
Mini Cardioid Condenser Microphone

OUR PART #  BETA98AMP/C

Product Information:

The Shure Beta 98A is a precision-engineered compact, high-output miniature condenser microphone for professional sound reinforcement and studio recording. An extremely uniform cardioid polar pattern provides excellent gain-before-feedback and off-axis rejection of unwanted noise.

Both Beta 98A configurations feature high sound pressure level capability (SPL). Beta 98AMP/C includes an integrated XLR preamplifier and A75M universal microphone mount. 

Shure BETA98AMP/C Features:

  • Uniform cardioid polar pattern provides maximum gain-before-feedback and rejection of off-axis sound for smooth high-end response and control
  • Frequency response tailored for drums and percussion applications with a wide dynamic range for use in high SPL environments
  • Precision-engineered design for unobtrusive microphone footprint
  • Beta 98AD/C Ships with A98D drum mount featuring a flexible gooseneck for precise placement and secure attachment.

Shure BETA98AMP/C Specifications:

  • Type: Electret Condenser
  • Frequency Response: 20 to 20,000 Hz
  • Polar Pattern: Cardioid
  • Output Impedance: 179 Ohms
  • Sensitivity (at 1 kHz, open circuit voltage):  –48.0 dBV/Pa (4.0 mV)
  • Maximum SPL (1 kHz at 1% THD): 1000 Ohm load: 144 dB
  • Signal-to-Noise Ratio (referenced at 94 dB SPL at 1 kHz): 64 dB (S/Nratio is difference between 94 dB SPL and equivalent SPL
  • of self noise, A-weighted)
  • Dynamic Range (at 1 kHz): 1000 Ohm load: 114 dB 
  • Common Mode Rejection (20 Hz to 20 kHz): > 50 dB
  • Clipping Level (1 kHz at 0.25% THD): 1000 Ohm load: 1.0 dBV (1.26V) (THD of microphone preamplifier when applied input signal is equivalent to cartridge output at specified SPL)
  • Self-Noise (typical, equivalent SPL, A-weighted): 30 dB SPL
  • Polarity: Positive pressure on diaphragm produces positive voltage on pin 2 with respect to pin 3
  • Weight: Net: 12 g (0.6 oz.)
  • Connector: Three-pin professional audio (XLR), male, balanced
  • Power Requirements: 11-52 Vdc phantom, 3.6 mA
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