Ultra-Compact Side-Address Microphone

The precision-engineered BETA®181 is a versatile condenser instrument microphone with interchangeable polar pattern capsule options.

  • Side-address microphone for instrument miking in tight recording and performance spaces
  • Condenser cartridge with choice of cardioid, supercardioid, omnidirectional, and bidirectional polar patterns
  • Includes BETA 181 with choice of polar pattern, microphone clip, windscreen, zippered carrying case, and user guide
  • Interchangeable polar pattern capsules attach to a compact preamplifier with integrated XLR connections for the ultimate in low-profile application flexibility (Each Beta 181 ships with one polar pattern capsule and one XLR preamplifier. Capsules available separately for custom flexibility.)
  • Precision-engineered, compact side-address design features innovative locking ring to provide secure connection between capsule and preamplifier
  • Frequency response tailored for wide dynamic range applications for use in high SPL environments
  • Furnished with stand adapter, windscreen and carrying case (carrying case will securely protect up to four polar pattern capsules)

Shure BETA 181: Side-Address Condenser Microphone with interchangeable capsules

$499.00Price
Choose a Capsule
  • BETA 181/C (cardioid) for drum overhead, piano, acoustic instrument applications, M/S stereo technique (paired with Beta 181/BI)
  • BETA 181/S (supercardioid) for snare drum, acoustic instrument, close-miking applications
  • BETA 181/O (omnidirectional) for ambient/room, instrument ensemble applications
  • BETA 181/BI (bidirectional) for mono drum overhead, dual instrument sound source applications, Blumlein stereo technique (pair of Beta 181/BI)

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