Beta 87C Vocal Microphone

 

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This vocal mic has an extremely smooth, tailored response for a warm, natural sound. It blocks sound from the rear of the mic, making it ideal for use with In Ear monitors.

Best suited to:
Vocal

Also great for:
Speech

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Condenser
Cardioid
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Description:

What is the Beta 87C best suited to?

The Shure Beta 87C is a premium quality cardioidPicks up most sound in front of the microphone and some from the sides. It is less susceptible to feedback in high volume environments.Read moreGo to the glossary hand-held condenserCondenser microphones are more sensitive, give a smooth, natural sound and need to be powered.Read moreGo to the glossary vocal microphone with exceptionally smooth frequency responseThis is the range of frequencies, from the lowest to the highest, that a mic can pick up.Read moreGo to the glossary and high sound pressure level capability. It is ideal for a professional lead or backing vocalist either on stage, for live recording or in the studio. The cardioidPicks up most sound in front of the microphone and some from the sides. It is less susceptible to feedback in high volume environments.Read moreGo to the glossary polar patternPolar pattern describes how well the microphone hears sound from different directions.Read moreGo to the glossary makes it ideal for use with in-ear monitoring.

How does the Beta 87C compare to the Beta 87A?

Both mics have the same sound characteristics. The difference is in the polar patternPolar pattern describes how well the microphone hears sound from different directions.Read moreGo to the glossary, with the BETA87C using cardioidPicks up most sound in front of the microphone and some from the sides. It is less susceptible to feedback in high volume environments.Read moreGo to the glossary and the BETA87A using a 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 pattern.

See also Beta 87A

Features:

  • Smooth, wide frequency responseThis is the range of frequencies, from the lowest to the highest, that a mic can pick up.Read moreGo to the glossary with slight presence rise
  • Uniform cardioidPicks up most sound in front of the microphone and some from the sides. It is less susceptible to feedback in high volume environments.Read moreGo to the glossary polar patternPolar pattern describes how well the microphone hears sound from different directions.Read moreGo to the glossary for maximum isolation
  • Minimal off-axis tone coloration
  • Low-frequency roll-off compensates for proximity effectWith a directional mic, more bass is added when the mic is closer to the sound source.Read moreGo to the glossary
  • Three-stage pop filter minimizes breath pop and noise
  • Break-resistant stand adapter
  • Frequency responseThis is the range of frequencies, from the lowest to the highest, that a mic can pick up.Read moreGo to the glossary: 50 to 20,000 Hz

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: CardioidPicks up most sound in front of the microphone and some from the sides. It is less susceptible to feedback in high volume environments.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: 50 Hz - 20 kHz
  • SensitivityThis is how mich signal a microphone produces for a given amount of sound.Read moreGo to the glossary (1 kHz): -51 dBV/Pa / 2,8 mV/Pa
  • Equivalent Selfnoise:

     22 dB(A)

  • Sound Pressure:

     139 dB

  • Weight: 207 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:

In the box:

  • Swivel Adapter (Part No: A25D)
  • Carrying/Storage Bag (Part No: 26B21)
     

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