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Shure BETA 181/O Condenser Microphone Omni-directional Capsule

Shure BETA 181/O Condenser Microphone Omni-directional Capsule



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Delivering the Shure quality in a multi-purpose small-diaphragm side-address condenser microphone.

Studio Versatile

The Shure BETA 181/O arrives with an Omni-directional capsule. However, it can be interchangeable with different capsules offering other polar patterns.

This Beta 181 is a multipurpose instrument microphone and can be used on a wide variety of applications including guitars, bass and drums (overheads and snares).

Shure BETA 181/O Condenser Microphone Omni-directional Capsule Features:

  • Condenser Microphone With Side-Address Design
  • Tailored Frequency Response For Wide Dynamic Range
  • Omni-directional Pick-Up Pattern
  • Ideal For Overheads, Piano & Acoustic Instrument Miking

Fully Interchangeable

A total of four different capsules (Cardioid, Supercardioid, Bi-directional, Omni-directional) are available, allowing you to swap them over, depending on what your needs are.

Shure BETA 181/O Condenser Microphone Omni-directional Capsule Specifications:

  • Transducer Type: Condenser
  • Frequency Response: Tailored, 20Hz - 20kHz
  • Output Impedance: 110O
  • Sensitivity: 52.00 dBV/Pa - 2.5 mV/Pa
  • Equivalent Selfnoise: 23 dB(A)
  • Sound Pressure: 157 dB
  • Polar Pattern: Omni-directional
  • Switchable Low Cut: No
  • Connectors: XLR
  • Attenuator: No
  • Interchangeable Capsule: Yes
  • Main Functionality: Recording
  • Headphone Output: No
  • Requires Phantom Power: 11 - 52 VDC
  • Cartridge: Interchangeable
  • Weight: 145 g


  • Height: 124 mm
  • Width: 34 mm
  • Depth: 20 mm
More Information
Manufacturer Shure
SKU 104215
Shipping Weight (kg) 1.000000
Warranty 2 years
Series BETA Microphones


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