The No.1 Website for Pro Audio

Beta 58A

Shure Beta 58A
0 Own It
0 Used It
0 Want It
0 Watch It

Description

The Shure Beta 58A is a high-output supercardioid dynamic vocal microphone designed for professional sound reinforcement and project studio recording. It has become a leading choice among vocalists and touring professionals worldwide.The Beta 58A 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. The Beta 58A has a shaped frequency response that is ideal for closeup vocals. The superb performance of this microphone is not affected by rough handling because of its rugged construction, proven shock mount system, and hardened steel mesh grille.Shure BETA 58A Features Frequency response tailored for vocals, with brightened midrange and bass rolloff to control proximity effect Uniform supercardioid pattern for high gain before feedback and superior rejection of offaxis sound Neodymium magnet for high signaltonoise output Hardened steel mesh grille that resists wear and abuse Advanced pneumatic shock mount system that minimizes transmission of mechanical noise and vibration Minimally effected by varying load impedance Legendary Shure quality and reliability Shure BETA 58A Specifications Type: 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: -51.5 dBV/Pa* (2.6 mV) / *1 Pa = 94 dB SPL Impedance: Rated impedance is 150 ohms (290 ohms actual) for connection to microphone inputs rated low Z Phasing: Positive pressure on diaphragm produces positive voltage on pin 2 with respect to pin 3. Case: Silver blue enamel-painted die cast metal with hardened, matte-finished, spherical steel mesh grille. Adjustable, Stand Adapter Slip-in microphone mounting, unbreakable, adjustable through 180 degrees with standard 5/8"-27 thread, black finish. Net Weight: 278 grams (9.92 oz)

Discussions

Next step up for vocal mics - Telefunken M80, AKG D7, Senn E935/E945 or condenser?

...about it. Mic will be here on Friday and will be comparing it to Sennheiser E945, E935, E838, JZ HH1, Shure Beta 58, EV 767a and AKG D5. I'd love a Sennheiser E965 and a friend of mine uses them but they really are out of my budget. The Telefunken M80 is really stretching my...

View Post

Stupidest things you have ever heard during a session

Whether you like it or not, it is a respectable technique. It certainly does not belong in the "Stupidest Things" thread. Unless you consider the following people also "stupid" for using the exact technique described Bjork Bono Michael Crawford James Hetfield Prince Paul Rodgers Pretty much anything from Motown before the 70’s Here is Daniel Lanois from our own archives on...

View Post

Best way to record electric guitar into DAW..?

... I have a spare mic pre channel in one of my Sound Devices usbpre2. I have a spare mic, the shure beta 58. The only compressor I have unused is the GAP LA2A, my kt-1176 or API 525 would be better maybe but its in use. Anyways, I don't have a guitar amp or...

View Post

Video Guides