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Shure Beta87A (BETA87A) - Vocal Microphone

Super Cardioid, Condenser

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  • Shure BETA 87A Supercardioid Handheld Condenser Microphone
  • A25DM Mic Stand Adapter
  • Zippered Carrying Bag
  • Limited 2-Year Warranty

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Unparalleled tone, uncompromising clarity

The Beta 87A™ is consistently a top choice of performers and audio technicians around the world due to its superb accuracy and detail, and rich vocal production. This premium quality supercardioid hand-held electret condenser vocal microphone has exceptionally smooth frequency response and high sound pressure level (SPL) capability. Used for professional sound reinforcement, broadcasting, and studio recording applications, the Beta 87A combines superb performance with the ruggedness needed for touring and field production.


  • Smooth frequency response with gradual presence rise
  • Highly consistent supercardioid polar pattern provides superior gain-before-feedback
  • Electronic low-frequency roll-off compensates for proximity effect
  • Wide dynamic range (117 dB) and low distortion characteristics
  • Very low susceptibility to RFI and electromagnetic hum
  • Advanced cartridge shock-mount system absorbs mechanical shocks and reduces handling noise
  • Built-in pop filter reduces undesirable wind and breath sounds
  • Legendary Shure quality and reliability

Specifications for the Shure Beta87A

{ "Transducer" : "(Electret Bias) Condenser", "Polar Pattern" : "Supercardioid", "Frequency Response" : "50 Hz - 20 kHz", "Maximum Input Sound Level" : "140.5 dB @ 1 kHz 1% THD", "Dynamic Range" : "117 dB @ 1 kHz 1 kOhm load", "Power Requirements" : "Phantom 11 - 52 VDC, 1.2 mA", "Output Impedance" : "150 Ohms (100 Ohms actual ±20%)", "Output Connectors" : "XLR-3M Type", "Dimensions (∅ x L)" : "2 x 7.56" / 51 x 192 mm", "Weight" : "7 oz. (200 g)" }