Shure Beta 56A

Shure Beta 56A

(6 Ratings)
  • Instrument Microphone
  • Type: Instrument Microphone
  • Instrument Choice: Drums / Percussion
  • Instrument (Choice): Tom-Tom
  • Transducer principle: Dynamic
  • Pickup pattern: Supercardioid
  • Frequency range: 50 Hz - 16 kHz
  • Open circuit sensitivity: 2,8 mV/Pa
  • Features: Integrated stand adapter
  • Including: Case

Shure Beta 56A · Microphone

Features at a glance:
  • the big brother of the PG56
  • Ideally suited for miking snare drums and toms
  • Very compact design and rugged body
  • Integral stand adapter with XLR connector
  • Dynamic capsule with supercardioid pickup pattern
  • Frequency range: 20 Hz - 10 kHz
  • Supplied with protective pouch

The Beta 56A is a rugged, dynamic microphone with a supercardioid pickup pattern that is specifically tailored for instrument miking. Its compact design makes it ideally suited for miking drums and other instruments. Due to Its uniform supercardioid pickup pattern, it ensures maximum feedback and noise rejection. The dynamic locking stand adapter with an integral XLR connector simplifies installation and keeps the microphone securely in place even when it’s being hit by a drumstick. The Beta 56A is commonly used for close miking of toms and other percussion instruments, guitar amps as well as brass and woodwind instruments.

MP-Rating: The Beta 56A is ideally suited for miking percussion instruments, guitar amplifiers as well as brass and woodwind instruments. It delives an absolutely excellent sound and offers high versatility- 6 Stars.

1 Star – still room for improvement!
2 Stars – satisfactory overall impression!
3 Stars – good price/performance value!
4 Stars – very recommendable!
5 Stars – highly recommendable!
6 Stars – unbeatable top product!

Shure Beta
Beta Microphones are quality microphones which are matched up for a detailed reproduction even in acoustically challenging environments. Precise and focused on specific applications the frequencies are chosen for better presence and subtleties in sound.

You will find Beta microphones in the racks of the most respected engineers in the industry, at home and on tour with the biggest bands in the music scene. The Beta series offers proven equipment, with unique robustness.


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