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Shure Beta181/BI Condenser microphone

Price: 481,95 € EUR 405.00
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Shure Beta181/BI Condenser microphone

Shure Beta181 / BI small diaphragm microphone, condenser, figure eight, mono overhead, interchangeable capsules (instruments)

The Shure Beta181 / BI small diaphragm microphone is a very compact small diaphragm condenser microphone with exchangeable capsules. It can be used extremely flexibly and enables an inconspicuous, very close placement on a wide variety of instruments. With the Shure Beta181 / BI small diaphragm microphone, you have the option of replacing the microphone capsule depending on the application and space. The following directional characteristics are available: cardioid, supercardioid, figure eight, omnidirectional. The microphone is available with each capsule and each capsule can also be reordered individually. The compact dimensions and lollipop design of the Shure Beta181 / BI small diaphragm microphone allow it to be placed inconspicuously, even very close to the instrument. Each Shure Beta181 / BI small diaphragm microphone is supplied with a microphone clamp, windshield and a transport case in which up to four capsules can be safely stored.

The Shure Beta181 small diaphragm microphone offers a high dynamic range. The sound is optimized for certain applications, depending on the microphone capsule used:
  • Beta 181 / C - cardioid: overhead, piano, acoustic instruments, M / S stereophony (in conjunction with that of the figure-eight capsule)
  • Beta 181 / S - supercardioid: snare, toms, acoustic instruments, close-up
  • Beta 181 / O - sphere: atmospheric recordings, orchestra
  • Beta 181 / BI - Eight: Mono overhead, recordings from two instruments simultaneously on one channel, Blümlein stereo technology


  • Very compact small diaphragm microphone with exchangeable capsules
  • Available capsules: cardioid, supercardioid, omni, figure eight
  • All capsules are also available separately
  • Natural, open sound
  • Extremely flexible to use
  • Enables inconspicuous, very close placement on a wide variety of instruments

Technical specifications

  • Capsule type: condenser
  • Directional pattern: figure-of-eight pattern
  • Transmission range: 20 Hz - 20 kHz
  • Sensitivity: -51.0 dBV / Pa / 2.6 mV / Pa
  • Self-noise: 23.0 dB (A)
  • Max. Sound pressure: 156.0 dB
  • Weight: 145 g

Shure Beta181/BI Condenser microphone

Shure Beta181/BI
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