Shure Beta 87A Handheld Supercardioid Condenser Microphone

UPC: 042406054744

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  • Supercardioid polar pattern remains uniform throughout the frequency range allowing higher gain before feedback and reduced background noise pickup.
  • Wide dynamic range (113 dB) and low distortion characteristics.
  • Phantom powered, accepts voltages from 11 to 52 volts.
  • Smooth frequency response from 50 Hz to 18 kHz with a gradual presence rise and minimal off-axis coloration.
  • Low susceptibility to RFI, electrostatic and electro-magnetic hum.
  • Advanced cartridge shockmount system reduces handling noise.


Studio Quality Vocals on a Live Stage

The Shure Beta 87A handheld condenser microphone is a great live mic. If you're really desiring great nuance, or for vocalists looking for a higher-quality sound than the rusty old mics at your local venue, the Beta 87A is a great fit. While giving you a crystal clear sound, their supercardioid pickup pattern is absolutely stelar at feedback rejection. And of course, you get legendary Shure roadworthiness and quality, which is why Shure is a live standard worldwide. If you need to perform and sound your best every night, the Shure Beta 87A is a great choice.


Superb sound quality

Engineered to exacting standards, Beta 87A unites the best of studio and stage. With its condenser design and supercardioid polar pattern, the Beta 87A reveals nuance and subtlety in a microphone optimized for the most demanding live environments. The choice for the world's most accomplished vocal performances, Beta 87A microphones capture vocal subtlety with extraordinary detail to deliver clear articulation, functional flexibility and precise vocal reproduction for live performance.


Built for a loud stage

One shortcoming of a lot of condenser mics is their inherent nature to capture everything around them, resulting in terrible feedback and lack of control in a loud environment. The Beta 87A counters this with it's supercardioid pickup pattern, accepting only the closest and most direct signal sources. You'll be amazed how well they do standing right infront of a loud set of monitors. And Beta 87A microphones offer consistency across all frequencies, providing more gain before feedback, and minimizing proximity effect.



Like any other Shure mic, the Beta 87A is built to withstand just about anything. Shure mics are renowned industy-wide for being virtually indestructable. All of their designs go through the same durability testing from drops, to humidity, to heat tests, and more! Shure mics are one of the top choices for live performance worldwide for one very simple reason: They perform night after night, no matter how rough it gets.

More Information
self_noise 23.5dB (A weighted)
microphone_type Condenser
Manufacturer Part Number BETA87A
Condition new
microphone_polar_pattern Supercardioid
item_type Included Accessories: Mic Clip, Carrying Pouch
connectors XLR
output_impedance 150 ohms
UPC 042406054744
microphone_max_spl 140.5dB
microphone_frequency_response 50Hz-20kHz
height 3.4
width 5
length 10.1