Shure Beta 98H/C

Cardioid Clip-on Instrument Mic
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This Clip-on Mic is Perfect for Horns!

If you're recording horns, the Shure Beta 98H/C the mic to go to. You get a smooth sound that's detailed enough to be bright yet easily tamable into the warm glow that most modern music demands. A clip allows you to attach the Beta 98H/C to the bell of just about any horn and some woodwinds, and a gooseneck extension lets you place the capsule of the mic right at the sweet spot of the instrument. The Beta 98H/C is also an excellent choice for percussion and some stringed instruments. Once you have one, you'll find yourself using your Beta 98H/C on all kinds of instruments.

Shure Beta 98H/C Mini Instrument Condenser Microphone Features at a Glance:
  • 10' high-flex cable with attached preamplifier (XLR connection) included
  • Designed to meet the demands of brass, woodwinds, and percussion
  • Flexible integrated gooseneck
  • Clip-on clamp for secure fit and precise positioning
  • No external mounting hardware required
  • Requires +48V phantom power
For an excellent instrument mic that's perfect for brass, pick up a Shure Beta 98H/C!

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Tech Specs

Microphone Type Condenser
Color Black
Connector XLR
Polar Pattern Cardioid
Frequency Response 20Hz-20kHz
Max SPL 155dB
Output Impedance 150 ohms
Cable Length 10 ft.
Manufacturer Part Number BETA 98H/C

Customer Reviews

4.5/5
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5/5

A satisfied customer

The instrument works beautifully and the service was excellent!!! I have never had someone who cares about their service and the product as much as sweetwater. Thanks for making my buying experience so pleasurable.
5/5

Great Mic's for Punch Band Horns!

Our Sound for the Horn Section of our Praise Band has improved dramatically with these new "clip-on" Shure Mic's. We've always struggled with getting the horns to play into their mics so we can capture them in the mix. Problem Solved!
Music background: Worship Leader/ Engineer / Pro Musician
5/5

Great mic at a great price

This mic sounds great and clips securely to my tenor sax and my soprano sax. The Sweetwater rep did a great job recommending this model.
Music background: Church musician
4.5/5

Very Versatile

I've used this mic for years on sax, clarinet (doesn't clip to bell; I made a simple adaptor to clip it to), acoustic guitar and mandolin. Very little feedback issues. I also bought a straight-line connection from Shure, and I simply screw the capsule into that, then strap it to my wrist: NO NEED to clip & unclip when switching instruments. For any but the loudest gigs, it picks up all the above instruments plus flute. Ideally, you'd tweak the EQ for different instruments, but on a typical gig I don't even bother. Very practical mic!
Music background: 45 years pro player, various styles
4/5

Great brass mic

This mic has worked really well both live and in the studio. Excellent response. Works well straight into the board or through any number of pre amps. I play trombone and it adds very little weight to the horn. Only problem is playing with a mute. Other than that, it's a good investment for any horn player. Not having to play into a mic with a stand is a joy.
Music background: Pro Musician
See also: Condenser Mics, Shure, Shure Condenser Microphones, Shure Condenser Microphones