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Shure Beta 91AItem ID: Beta91A
Condenser Boundary Microphone with Contour Switch for Miking Kick Drums and Low-frequency Instruments
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Low-profile Kick Drum Miking Solution!
Shure Beta 91A Condenser Boundary Microphone Features:
Shure's Beta 91A condenser boundary mic captures your kick drum's punch perfectly, with low-profile convenience!
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Reviewsbased on 10 reviews
by Greg K from Pensacola, FLI love using this mic inside a kick drum. Attack and punch when you needed it by itself or combine with other mics for a paired kick sound.
April 3, 2013
Music Background: Live Sound / Recording Engineer, Tech Director
Shure Beta 91
by Ed Garza from Denver, CoI'm very happy with my Beta 91! If you're looking for a lot of bottom end with a lot of punch this is the best kick Mic for the job. And AJ, is the best guy to go to for any drum gear questions.
April 2, 2013
Music Background: Pro drummer
Instant Kick sound!
by Jason from Pasadena, CApretty much a instant good kick sound! I've heard and tried a lot of "Kick drum mic's" but this is the 1st that really did the trick! I should of gotten one sooner! even with out any EQ or Compression... read more [+] the kick drum sounds tight, with some good top end slap and deep fat bottom end.. perfect! Just make sure the bottom of the bass drum is padded with a towel or a kick pad. 5/5 GET IT! worth every penny! close [-]
November 27, 2012
Music Background: Audio Engineer
Worked great on harp!
by Sean Morrogh from Austin, TXI have used this mic many times on kick drum and it never lets me down.
December 19, 2011
Music Background: Live Sound Engineer/Recording Engineer/Guitar Player
As well as handling high volume low freq sources, this mic is also a very effective condenser for more subtle mat... read more [+]erial.
Recently, I was asked to provide audio services for an outside wedding. A harp was to provide all accompaniment music. I had to make sure that about 150 people outside could hear the harp during the service.
I never did sound for a real harp before. I decided use a beta91a. I attached it to the top of a piece of 1" closed cell foam, and carefully placed that down inside the bottom of the sound board of the harp connected it Into a smallmixer and then to pair of powered speakers on sticks. It worked perfectly, picked up plucks and tone, lows and highs, with no wind noise and hardly any footpedal noise. It was super easy, hardly any eq needed. close [-]
Great mic for live sound
by Wayne from South AfricaI would definitely recommend this mic for live kick drum applications. It's performance is excellent. The bass is tight & clearly defined. I used it on a Pearl Reference kick drum with Camco Vortex-6 ... read more [+]amps & Nexo S2 subwoofers. close [-]
November 12, 2011
Music Background: Live Sound Engineer
Mario, Indianapolis, IN
Shure Beta 91A
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