Shure BETA 87C Cardioid Condenser Handheld Vocal Microphone.
What's Included With This Item:
- Swivel Adapter A25D
- Carrying/Storage Bag 26A13
The Shure BETA 87C is a high output condenser microphone that provides touring professionals with studio-quality sound. Vocalists who use in-ear monitor systems such as the Shure PSM'¼ Personal Monitor System will appreciate how effectively the BETA 87C rejects ambient sound from the rear of the microphone.
The BETA 87C maintains its cardioid pattern throughout its frequency range, ensuring maximum isolation from other sound sources and high gain before feedback. Its warm, natural sound is the result of an exceptionally smooth frequency response that includes a slight presence rise. A controlled low frequency roll-off compensates for proximity effect and prevents the boomy sound often associated with close-up use.
The BETA 87C is an excellent choice for professional studio recording, yet it is built to withstand the rigors of touring. It maintains its performance characteristics even at sound pressure levels as high as 139 dB SPL. Plus, the cartridge is protected by a proven shock mount system. A hardened steel mesh grille with a built- pop filter provides added protection.
|Type||Transducer Type Condenser (electret bias)|
|Applications||Professional Studio Recording Sound Reinforcement, Broadcast , yet it is built to withstand the rigors of touring.|
|Frequency Response||50 to 20,000 Hz|
|Impedance||Output Impedance Rated at 150 ohms (100 ohms actual ±20%) Recommended minimum load impedance: 800 ohms|
|Output Level||At 1,000 Hz: Open Circuit Voltage -51 dBV/Pa (2 mV) (1 Pa = 94 dB SPL)
Output Clipping Level 1000 ohm Load at 1,000 Hz 6 dBV (0.5 V)
Maximum SPL 139 dB at 1,000 Hz (0.25% THD, 1000 ohm load)
Self-Noise 22 dB typical, A-weighted 24 dB typical, weighted per DIN 45 405 (equivalent sound pressure level; measured with true rms voltmeter)Dynamic Range 117 dB (maximum SPL to A-weighted noise level)Hum Sensitivity -5 dB equivalent SPL, maximum, in a 1 mOe field (60 Hz)
|Connector||Three pin (XLR) professional audio|
|Polarity||Positive pressure on diaphragm produces positive voltage on pin 2 with respect to pin 3 of the output connector.
Case: Aluminum Construction with painted Blue Metalic Finish, and hardened steel grille with nickel satin chrome plating
|Dimensions||192 mm / 7 9/16 in. x 51 mm / 2 in. / handle 21 mm / 53/64 in.|
|Weight||207 grams (7.6 oz)|
|Power Requirements||Phantom Supply Requirement 11 to 52 Vdc, positive at both pins 2 and 3
Current Drain 1.0 to 1.2 mA