Beta 53 Headworn Vocal Microphone

 

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The Beta 53 headworn microphone delivers detailed, uncolored sound, sensitivityThis is how mich signal a microphone produces for a given amount of sound.Read moreGo to the glossary and consistency in a nearly invisible ultra-thin and fully adjustable design.

Best suited to:
Speech

Also great for:
Vocal

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Wireless options

Condenser
Omnidirectional
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  • Description
  • Features
  • Specs
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  • In the box

Description:

What is the BETA53 best suited to?

It’s a premium headworn microphone that is ideal for spoken word and vocal applications such as a theatre performance, speech, trade shows and seminars. It can also be used by vocal artists for live recording and performance. This mic has an omnidirectionalEqually sensitive to sound from all directions, but cannot be „aimed“ to isolate one area.Read moreGo to the glossary pickup pattern so extra care will be needed in setup to avoid any feedbackSustained howl when a mic hears a loudspeaker already reproducing that mic's sound.Read moreGo to the glossary issues.

How does this compare to the BETA54?

Both mics look similar, using the same ultra thin design. The BETA53 has a flat response and is omnidirectionalEqually sensitive to sound from all directions, but cannot be „aimed“ to isolate one area.Read moreGo to the glossary, where as the BETA54 has a tailored response and is supercardioidPicks up most sound in front of the microphone and very little from the sides, making it more directional than a cardioid mic. Read moreGo to the glossary, making it more suitable for vocals in loud environments such as on stage.

 
Also available in wireless version WBH53

Features:

  • Comfortable, latex-free Dynaflex® earforms that hide behind the ears
  • Cable length: 150 cm
  • Thin, non-reflective wireframe that is easily hidden underneath hair
  • Ultra-thin detachable microphone boom mount for right or left positioning
  • Interchangeable frequency responseThis is the range of frequencies, from the lowest to the highest, that a mic can pick up.Read moreGo to the glossary caps (mild or high, two pieces each)
  • Two foam windscreens included
  • Clothing clip for securing cable
  • Corrosion resistant
  • Easy to clean
  • Durable carrying case for protective storage
  • Includes In-Line Preamplifier

Specs:

  • Transducer TypeA transducer converts sound into an electrical signal. The two most common types are dynamic and condenser. Read moreGo to the glossary : CondenserCondenser microphones are more sensitive, give a smooth, natural sound and need to be powered.Read moreGo to the glossary
  • Polar PatternPolar pattern describes how well the microphone hears sound from different directions.Read moreGo to the glossary: OmnidirectionalEqually sensitive to sound from all directions, but cannot be „aimed“ to isolate one area.Read moreGo to the glossary
  • Frequency ResponseThis is the range of frequencies, from the lowest to the highest, that a mic can pick up.Read moreGo to the glossary: 20 Hz - 20 kHz
  • SensitivityThis is how mich signal a microphone produces for a given amount of sound.Read moreGo to the glossary (1 kHz): -50 dBV/Pa / 3,16 mV/Pa
  • Equivalent Selfnoise:

    39 dB(A)

  • Sound Pressure:
    • Wired: 147 dB
    • Wireless: 142 dB
  • Weight: 35 g
  • Frequency ResponseThis is the range of frequencies, from the lowest to the highest, that a mic can pick up.Read moreGo to the glossary Curve:

Downloads:

User Guides

In the box:

  • Foam Windscreen (2) (Part No: RPM304)
  • Standard Protective Cap - gold mesh  (2) (Part No: RPM208)
  • Filtered Protective Cap - silver mesh (2) Part No: RPM220)
  • Swiveling Lapel Clip (Part No: RPM510)
  • In-Line Preamp (Part No: RPM626)
  • Carrying Case (Part No: 95B2234)

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Beta 54
WCE6
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Optional Accessories

RPM208
RPM212
RPM220

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