Shure Beta 87A Studio Condenser Microphone

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The Shure Beta87A is a super-cardioid handheld condenser microphone, perfect for smooth and accurate vocal reproduction. The 87A’s polar pattern allows you to get the best sound with minimal ambient pick-up. Requires 48V phantom power.

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Shure Beta 87A Studio Condenser Microphone

The Shure Beta 87A gives you a great handheld condenser microphone. Perfect for vocalists looking for higher-quality sound out of their live performances. Not only do you get crystal-clear sound, but the super-cardioid pattern of the Beta 87A is also stellar at feedback rejection. While also maintaining the roadworthiness and high quality that makes Shure the standard in live microphones. Making the Beta 87A perfect for any performing vocalist.

A premium quality handheld microphone, with the Beta 87A you’ll enjoy exceptionally smooth frequency response as well as high SPL (Sound Pressure Level) capability. After several requests, Shure has redesigned the Beta 87A by slightly thickening the handle. Therefore, resulting in a more comfortable hand-held feel. Combining superb performance with the ruggedness needed for live touring and field production.

Furthermore, the phantom-powered Beta 87A features a controlled low-frequency roll-off. Compensating for proximity effect and preventing the boomy sound often associated with close pick-up. While the classic Shure presence rise brightens the upper midrange sounds.

A common shortcoming of condenser mics is their inherent nature to capture the sounds of everything around them. However, the tight super-cardioid pattern on the Beta 87A provides maximum isolation from other vocalists or instruments. As well as minimizing any negative feedback, even when you’re standing right in front of a loud set of speakers. Offering consistency across all frequencies, the Beta 87A’s were built for the stage.

Like every Shure microphone, the Beta 87A is built to withstand almost anything. Undertaking several tests to ensure the Beta 87A holds up against drops, humidity, heat and more!

Overall, the Shure Beta 87A is one of the top choices for live vocal performances. A reliable condenser microphone that continues to perform night after night.

You can also find the best frequency for your location with the Shure Frequency Calculator.

  • Smooth frequency response with gradual presence rise
  • Highly consistent super cardioid polar pattern provides superior gain-before-feedback
  • Electronic low-frequency roll-off compensates for proximity effect
  • Wide dynamic range (117 dB) and low distortion characteristics
  • Very low susceptibility to RFI and electromagnetic hum
  • Advanced cartridge shock-mount system absorbs mechanical shocks and reduces handling noise
  • Built-in pop filter reduces undesirable wind and breath sounds
  • Legendary Shure quality and reliability
  • Powered by 48V phantom power


Transducer Type: Condenser

Polar Pattern: Super cardioid

Frequency Response: 50 – 20kHz

Sensitivity (dBV/Pa): -54 dBV/Pa

Sensitivity (mV/Pa): 2 mV/Pa

Equivalent Self-noise: 23,5 dB(A)

Max Sound Pressure: 140,5 dB

Weight: 207 g

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