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Shure Beta 52A Dynamic Bass Drum Microphone

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Product Description

The Shure Beta 52A Dynamic Bass Drum Microphone 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. The Beta 52A provides superb attack and punch, and delivers studio quality sound even at extremely high sound pressure levels.

A built-in dynamic locking stand adapter with an integral XLR connector simplifies installation, particularly if the microphone is to be placed inside a kick drum. The stand adapter keeps the Beta 52A mic position fixed and resists slipping, even when subjected to sharp blows and strong vibrations. A hardened steel mesh grille protects the Shure Beta 52A bass drum mic from the abuse and wear associated with touring.

Shure Beta 52A Dynamic Bass Drum Mic Features

  • 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
  • Legendary Shure quality and reliability
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Product Specifications
Shure Beta 52A Dynamic Bass Drum Mic Specifications
  • Type: Dynamic (moving coil)
  • Frequency Response: 20 to 10,000 Hz
  • Polar Pattern: Supercardioid, rotationally symmetrical about microphone axis
  • Output Level (at 1,000 Hz): Open Circuit Voltage: –64 dBV/Pa* (0.6 mV)
    *1 Pa = 94 dB SPL
  • Impedance: Rated impedance is 150 ohms (45 ohms actual) for connection to microphone inputs rated low Z
  • Phasing: Positive pressure on diaphragm produces positive voltage on pin 2 with respect to pin 3
  • Maximum SPL: 174 dB at 1000 Hz (calculated)
  • Connector: Three–pin professional audio connector (male XLR type)
  • Case: Silver blue enamel–painted die cast metal with hardened, matte-finished steel grille
  • Adjustable, Locking Stand Adapter: Integral, dynamic locking, adjustable through 180 degrees, with standard 5/8inch-27 thread
  • Weight: 605 grams (21.6 oz)
  • Furnished Accessories: Storage Bag, 5/8 to 3/8 inch (Euro) Thread Adapter


Helpful Info about the Manufacturer
Phone:  800-257-4873 Warranty:  2 Years
Mitchell Submitted: 9/26/2018
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Sounds amazing for the price
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I get a really good kick sound with this mic. It works especially well using the Kelly SHU mount.
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Island link studio Submitted: 9/6/2018
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Worth the money
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Great for kick drum
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Jeff R. Submitted: 7/23/2018
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Not just for bass drums...
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Shure makes great products. I use this thing on bass guitar cabs, acoustic guitars, even a Hammond B3! Definitely more useful than the "kick drum mic" moniker that has been attached to this mic. Worth every penny!
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Artist Direct of Tampa Bay Submitted: 4/27/2018
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Great mic
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Bought as a spare
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Ian Wright Submitted: 3/31/2018
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Excellent mic!!
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Best kick mic I've ever owned. Excellent for live and studio applications. Shure has served me very well over the years and I'm glad I finally was able to get the beta 52a.
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Anthony Brown Submitted: 3/12/2018
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Great investment
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I love this mic. Glad I bought it. Great sound.
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Mike jordan, grassjordan@aol.com Submitted: 10/25/2017
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Crazy good kick mic
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Awesome kick mic. Really good bass response
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Dante Submitted: 9/1/2017
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love it
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very happy with the sound and texture of my kick with this mic.
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Billy Lindsey Submitted: 6/10/2016
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Excellent purchase!
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You really can't get a better kick drum mic. This thing is perfect for any kind of music, but especially for hard/heavy rock since it has so much punch with tons of bottom end.
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