Shure Beta 27

Side-address Supercardioid Condenser Instrument Microphone with 15dB Pad Switch
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$399.00
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Shure Beta 27
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This Instrument Mic Is Perfect for Stage and Studio!

You want the best live sound possible. So, don't compromise your sound just because you can't get the kind of isolation you get in a controlled studio environment. Use Shure's supercardioid Beta 27 condenser on drums, amp cabinets, and instruments, and you'll love the combination of premium sound quality and isolation that it gives you. This side-address mic is a perfect fit for performers and producers who record live shows. It makes everything you put it on sound great, and it's built tough enough to handle the rigors of the stage.

What makes this mic such a winner? In addition to its very convenient side-address configuration and supercardioid pickup pattern, the Beta 27 gives you a very flat response, so you don't have to tweak all those hyped frequencies. What it "sees" is what's really there. This flat response also makes the Beta 27 perfect for studio use. Need to tame some low end before it gets to the board? Use the 3-position low-frequency filter. This mic's built-in pop filter also keeps wind noise at bay. Try this mic and be prepared to give it a permanent place in your rig!

Shure Beta 27 Supercardioid Condenser Microphone Features at a Glance:
  • Type: Condenser
  • Pattern: Supercardioid
  • Frequency response: 20Hz-20kHz
  • Impedance: 160 ohms
  • Max SPL: 140dB
  • Self-noise: 8.5dB
  • Common mode rejection (20Hz-20kHz): >50dB
  • Pad: 15dB
  • LF roll-off: 3-position
  • Signal-to-noise ratio (referenced at 94dB SPL at 1kHz): 85.5dB
  • Sensitivity (at 1kHz, open-circuit voltage): -37dBV/Pa
  • Requires +48V phantom power
Put Shure's Beta 27 on your instruments and make your live sound jump out of the speakers!

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A special-order product is one that we don't normally keep in stock. We order it from the manufacturer as soon as you order from us. We have great relationships with all the manufacturers we carry, so we can get your special order to you as fast as or faster than anyone else. Remember that special orders are non-returnable and non-cancelable, so make sure the item is right for you. A Sweetwater Sales Engineer can help you decide — call (800) 222-4700 for assistance!

Additional Media

Studio Microphone Buying Guide

Tech Specs

Microphone Type Condenser
Polar Pattern Supercardioid
Frequency Response 20Hz-20kHz
Output Impedance 160 ohms
Low Cut Filter 80Hz (-18dB/octave), 115Hz (-6dB/octave)
Color Black
Connector XLR
Weight 0.94 lbs.
Included Accessories Stand Mount, Microphone Pouch
Manufacturer Part Number Beta 27

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