It provides superb attack and “punch,” and delivers studio quality sound even at extremely high sound pressure levels. The Beta 52A is available as part of the DMK57-52 Drum Mic Kit, which includes three SM57 Microphones, one Beta 52A Microphone, three A56D Drum-mounting Systems, and a Lightweight and Durable Carrying Case. The Shure Beta 52A is a precision-engineered dynamic microphone with a tailored frequency response and integrated swivel-mount with XLR connector designed specifically for kick drums and other bass instruments. away from beater head, slightly off-center from beater. Instrument microphone stands out as the only side-address, supercardioid condenser microphone designed for professional sound reinforcement. Keep in mind that microphone technique is largely a matter of personal taste; there is no one "correct" microphone position. To minimize feedback and ensure optimum rejection of unwanted sound, always test microphone placement before a performance. The Beta 52 is a dynamic microphone designed for kick drum and other bass instruments. An integrated, locking stand adapter simplifies mounting and adjustments. In a close-miking setup (1/8 inch from the sound source; in this case the kick’s port), the Beta 52A’s frequency curve gives roughly a +6dB/octave starting around 700Hz and extending down to about 50Hz, where it finally plains off. from beater head, on-axis with beater. The Beta 91A features a new and updated microphone capsule. Positive pressure on diaphragm produces positive voltage on pin 2 with respect to pin 3, Three-pin professional audio (XLR), male, balanced, Silver blue enamel-painted die cast metal with hardened, matte-finished steel mesh grille. ; BETA 52A®: Perfect for the kick drum, this mic derives low-end punch and sonic presence from a carefully tailored frequency response. Select a Combination. Recommended Loudspeaker Locations for Supercardioid Microphones. 60 to 90 cm (2 to 3 ft.) back from speaker, on-axis with speaker cone. It provides superb attack and “punch,” and delivers studio quality sound even at extremely high sound pressure levels (SPL). It provides superb attack and "punch", and delivers studio quality sound even at extremely high sound pressure levels. Detailed policy information regarding customer service numbers, service modifications, and replacement parts. It is capable of handling extremely high sound pressure levels (tested to 174dB at 1000Hz). The Shure Beta 52A is a high output dynamic microphone with a tailored frequency response designed specifically for kick drums and other bass instruments. All audible frequencies (20 Hz – 20 kHz) have the same output level. Complete product documentation, technical support materials, software and firmware, and other tools and resources for all Shure products, in one place. The Beta 58A maintains a true supercardioid pattern throughout its frequency range. Legendary Shure quality construction ensures exceptional performance in rigorous environments. Place the microphone so that unwanted sound sources, such as monitors and loudspeakers, are at these angles, not directly behind it. The new capsule will result in a more natural high frequency response than the Beta 91. The Beta 52®A is a precision-engineered dynamic microphone with a tailored frequency response designed specifically for kick drums and other bass instruments. from speaker, at edge of speaker cone. The Shure BETA®52A is a high output dynamic microphone with a tailored frequency response designed specifically for kick drums and other bass instruments. The frequency response is perfectly tailored for bass instruments with a 20Hz to 10kHz frequency response with a presence boost at 4kHz to let electric basses and kick drums cut through the mix. It provides superb attack and “punch,” and delivers studio quality sound even at extremely high sound pressure levels (SPL). A flat frequency response is usually desired for applications where the sound source has to be reproduced without changing or “coloring” the original sound. The integrated stand adapter resists slipping when struck or bumped, yet permits adjustments without loosening the knob. Make sure microphone does not touch drum head or damping inside of the drum. This product meets the Essential Requirements of all relevant European directives and is eligible for CE marking. Premier live performance microphone with Shure quality, ruggedness, and reliability, Modified supercardioid pick-up pattern for maximum gain before feedback and superior rejection of off-axis sound, Tailored frequency response specifically shaped for kick drums and bass instruments, Neodymium magnet for greater sensitivity and higher output, Advanced pneumatic shock mount system that minimizes transmission of mechanical noise and vibration, Dent-resistant, steel mesh grille and enamel coated die-cast metal construction resist wear and abuse, Studio quality performance, even at high SPL, Built-in stand adapter with dynamic locking system and XLR connector simplifies setup and provides greater flexibility. Unidirectional (cardioid) microphones progressively boost bass frequencies by 6 to 10 dB below 100 Hz when the microphone is at a distance of about 6 mm (1/4 in.) 2.5 cm (1 in.) The supercardioidcardioid pickup pattern limits interference from other on-stage sound sources and reduces feedback. The Beta 52A is a super cardioid microphone and is also suited to kick drums. SM57: The industry standard for snare, and a reliable, high-performing choice for toms, the Shure SM57 features a contoured frequency response that cuts through the mix with exceptional impact, while reproducing sound accurately. Additional design highlights include a swivel joint featuring a quick-release latch similar to bicycle component-locking technology for extremely quick and easy positioning. The Shure BETA 52 is a high output dynamic microphone with a tailored frequency response designed specifically for kick drums and other bass instruments. The following table lists the most common applications and placement techniques. Work close to the microphone for extra bass response. Place closer to beater head for more attack, further away for more resonance. from the sound source. The frequency response is perfectly tailored for bass instruments with a 20Hz to 10kHz frequency response with a presence boost at 4kHz to let electric basses and kick drums cut through the mix. Kick drum microphone provides a strong low-end response and maximum gain-before-feedback due to its half-cardioid polar pattern. The Shure Beta 52A is a low-output dynamic microphone with a tailored frequency response designed specifically for kick drums and other bass instruments. 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. It provides superb attack and “punch,” and delivers studio quality sound even at extremely high sound pressure levels. Aim the microphone toward the desired sound source and away from unwanted sources. It provides superb attack and “punch”, and delivers studio quality sound even at extremely high sound pressure levels. Shure B52. The Beta 58A has a shaped frequency response that is ideal for close-up vocals. Do NOT use tools or over tighten. Are there any other Shure Kick Drum microphones? A hardened, steel mesh grille and die-cast metal construction withstands years of abuse, making it ideal for touring sound reinforcement. 2.5 cm (1 in.) (1,587 KB), Download PDF It provides superb attack and “punch,” and delivers studio quality sound even at extremely high sound pressure levels. (114 KB), Frequency response shaped specifically for kick drums and bass instruments, Built–in dynamic locking stand adapter with integral XLR connector simplifies setup, especially inside a kick drum, Studio quality performance, even at extremely high sound pressure levels, Supercardioid pattern for high gain before feedback and superior rejection of unwanted noise, Hardened steel mesh grille that resists wear and abuse, Advanced pneumatic shock mount system that minimizes transmission of mechanical noise and vibration, Neodymium magnet for high signal–to–noise ratio output, Low sensitivity to varying load impedance. It provides superb attack and “punch”, and delivers studio quality sound even at extremely high sound pressure levels. A microphone with tailored frequency response is usually designed to enhance a sound source in a particular application. Email: info@shure.de www.shure.eu ©2016 Shure Incorporated Shure 121701 Beta PG 1 03.23.2016 CYAN MAG YELL BLK Model Type Frequency Polar Sensitivity (at 1 kHz, Output Maximum SPL Net Response Pattern Open Circuit Voltage) Impedance (1 kHz at 1% THD) Weight ® 87A ® 87C ® 53 ® 54 ® 27 181® ® 98AMP ® 57A ® 98H/C ® 52A ® 56A ® 91A ® 58A Drum microphone kit includes 3 SM57 instrument, a Beta 52A kick drum microphone, mounting hardware, and a durable carrying case. Show more Show less Shure Beta 52 Supercardioid Dynamic Microphone. 20 to 30 cm (8 to 12 in.) The Beta 52A is available as part of the DMK57-52 Drum Mic Kit, which includes three SM57 Microphones, one Beta 52A Microphone, three A56D Drum-mounting Systems, and a Lightweight and Durable …