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Shure Beta 98H/C Clip-On Condenser Microphone  

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The Shure Beta 98H/C is a premium cardioid condenser instrumental mic that clamps onto the bell of wind instruments or onto the rim of percussion instruments. The Shure Beta 98H/C Microphone features ... Click To Read More About This Product

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Gear returned in great condition, with only minor signs of use, such as slight scuffs or pick marks. It looks and plays like new and may be considered an equivalent to display units found in retail stores.
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Overview

The Shure Beta 98H/C is a premium cardioid condenser instrumental mic that clamps onto the bell of wind instruments or onto the rim of percussion instruments. The Shure Beta 98H/C Microphone features an integrated gooseneck with angle brace, ratcheting swivel joint, and an isolation shockmount.

Features
  • m (10 ft.) high-flex cable with attached preamplifier (XLR connection)
  • Tailored frequency response for open, natural sound reproduction
  • Compact, lightweight construction provides a low degree of visibility
  • Interchangeable microphone cartridges are available:
  • RPM108 - Cardioid cartridge
Specifications
    • Type: Condenser (electret bias)
    • Frequency response: 20 to 20,000Hz
    • Polar pattern: Unidirectional (cardioid)
    • Output impedance: Rated at 150Î (actual)
    • Recommended minimum load impedance: 1 kÎ (May be used with loads as low as 150Î with reduced clipping level
    • Output Level (0 dB = 1 volt per Pascal):
    • Open Circuit Voltage: -56dB (1.6mV)
    • 2.5kÎ load: 11dBV (3.5V)
    • 1.0kÎ load: 3dBV (1.4 V)
    • Maximum SPL:
    • 2.5kÎ: 163dB
    • 1.0kÎ load: 155dB
    • Dynamic Range (maximum SPL to A-weighted noise level): 132dB (2.5kÎ load)
    • Signal-to-noise ratio: 63dB at 94dB SPL (IEC 651)
    • Polarity:
    • Positive pressure on microphone diaphragm produces positive voltage on pin 2 relative to pin 3 of preamplifier output connector
    • Recommended Operating Voltage: 11 to 52 Vdc Phantom
    • Environmental conditions: Operating temperatures: -7 C to 49 C (20 F to 120 F)
    • Storage temperatures: 29 C to +74 C (-20 F to 165 F)
    • Relative Humidity: 0 to 95%
Warranty
MANUFACTURER'S WARRANTY
One year warranty on wireless mics, mixers, and circuitry products.
2 year warranty on wired mics.
Warranty terms vary. Check with manufacturer for specific product warranty.


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ShureBeta 98H/C Clip-On Condenser Microphone
 
5.0

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5.0

Great Microphone!

By Craig Nielsen

from Eugene Oregon

Comments about Shure Beta 98H/C Clip-On Condenser Microphone:

I'm really enjoying this microphone. It sounds wonderful and makes it so easy to record my alto saxophone. I read a review elsewhere on the internet that complained about the thin cable coming out of the microphone that could be easily damaged. I don't think it'll be a problem, though. At the end of the thin cable is a longer-than-normal male XLR connector with a sturdy clip. You can connect a regular mic cable to it, clip it to a pocket on your pants, and then coil up the thin cable and hang it on your waist where it's safe. Anyway, I'd highly recommend this microphone, at least for saxophone players.

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5.0

i would buy again

By neto

from revere , MA

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Pros

  • Clear Sound
  • Lightweight

Cons

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    Comments about Shure Beta 98H/C Clip-On Condenser Microphone:

    i use for percurssion instruments

     
    5.0

    Excellent Microphone

    By Scooter

    from Planet Earth

    About Me Professional Musician

    Pros

    • Clear Sound
    • Compact
    • Durable
    • Easy To Use
    • Lightweight
    • Versatile

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      Comments about Shure Beta 98H/C Clip-On Condenser Microphone:

      I've owned the wireless version of this same mic for years. It reproduces clarinet, sax, acoustic guitar, mandolin and flute all quite competently, with amazingly little feedback problem. To facilitate switching instruments on a gig I bought a straight cable from Shure, removed the capsule from the gooseneck mounting, and now I strap the mic to my wrist. With slight adjustments, it picks up each instrument well.
      Very reasonable price for all it does.

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