Snare and tom microphone delivers a tailored frequency response and high gain-before-feedback, and consists of an A98D Drum Mount.

  • High performance mini-condenser microphone
  • Ultra-uniform supercardioid pickup pattern
  • Optional cardioid cartridge
  • Flexible gooseneck
  • DetachableTriple-Flex cable
  • Supplied with A98D drum mount
  • Frequency Range: 20Hz to 20kHz
  • Maximum SPL: 160 dB

What is the Beta 98D/S best suited to?

It’s a premium instrument microphone which is ideal for use with a snare, toms and conga drums, in both stage and studio applications.

Does it include a drum mount?

Yes. The included A98D drum mount lets you quickly secure the mic to a drum rim without the need for a drum key. Its flexible gooseneck lets you position the mic in practically any configuration, so you get a virtually unlimited choice of sound options.

What are the Charactaristics of the Beta 98D/S?

It has a tailored frequency response of 20Hz – 20KHz and a high maximum sound pressure level (SPL) of 125dB. It has a supercardioid pickup pattern providing high gain before feedback. A seperate in-line preamplifier is included as well as a 25ft detatchable cable to go between the pre-amp and the mic.

The microphone is also available without the drum mount - see Beta 98S

Amount Part Title
1 Zippered Carrying Bag Part 95A2314
1 In-Line Preamplifier Part RPM626
1 Beta 98 Drum Mount Part A98D
1 4.6 m (15 ft.) Heavy-Duty Cable Part C98D
1 Windscreen Part RK183WS

Technical specifications

12 g
Frequency Response:
20 Hz – 20 kHz
Frequency Response:
-66.50 dBV/Pa – 0.47 mV/Pa
Equivalent Selfnoise:
31 dB(A)
Sound Pressure:
156 dB (@ 1 kΩ), 160 dB (@ 2,5 kΩ)
Transducer Type:
Polar Pattern:
Switchable low cut:
3 Pin XLR
Interchangeable Capsule:
Main Functionality:
Headphone Output:
Requires Phantom Power:
11 to 52 VDC