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Shure Beta 98H/C Clip-On Condenser Microphone

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Overview

Convenient clip-on design makes it perfect for miking horns and other instruments.

The Shure Beta 98H/C is a premium cardioid condenser instrumental mic that clamps onto the bell of wind instruments or onto the rim of percussion instruments. The Shure Beta 98H/C Microphone features an integrated gooseneck with angle brace, ratcheting swivel joint, and an isolation shockmount.

Features

  • m (10 ft.) high-flex cable with attached preamplifier (XLR connection)
  • Tailored frequency response for open, natural sound reproduction
  • Compact, lightweight construction provides a low degree of visibility
  • Interchangeable microphone cartridges are available:
  • RPM108 - Cardioid cartridge
  • RPM110 - Supercardioid cartridge
Specs

Beta 98H/C Clip-On Condenser Microphone Specifications:

  • Type: Condenser (electret bias)
  • Frequency response: 20 to 20,000Hz
  • Polar pattern: Unidirectional (cardioid)
  • Output impedance: Rated at 150Î (actual)
  • Recommended minimum load impedance: 1 kÎ (May be used with loads as low as 150Î with reduced clipping level
  • Output Level (0 dB = 1 volt per Pascal):
  • Open Circuit Voltage: -56dB (1.6mV)
  • Output Clipping Level (at 1kHz, THD < 1%):
    2.5kÎ load: 11dBV (3.5V)
  • 1.0kÎ load: 3dBV (1.4 V)
  • Maximum SPL:
  • 2.5kÎ: 163dB
  • 1.0kÎ load: 155dB
  • Dynamic Range (maximum SPL to A-weighted noise level): 132dB (2.5kÎ load)
  • Signal-to-noise ratio: 63dB at 94dB SPL (IEC 651)
  • Polarity:
  • Positive pressure on microphone diaphragm produces positive voltage on pin 2 relative to pin 3 of preamplifier output connector
  • Recommended Operating Voltage: 11 to 52 Vdc Phantom
  • Environmental conditions: Operating temperatures: -7 C to 49 C (20 F to 120 F)
  • Storage temperatures: 29 C to +74 C (-20 F to 165 F)
  • Relative Humidity: 0 to 95%
  • Net Weight: Microphone w/cable and preamplifier: 156g (5.5oz.)
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