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SHURE Beta181/O
BETA 181/O-X

Regular Price: SGD 748.00

Special Price SGD 673.20

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Omni-directional small diaphragm side-address condenser mic

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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). A total of four different capsules (Cardioid, Super Cardioid, Bi-directional, Omni-directional) are available (seperately), meaning that they can be interchanged according to application.


Omni-directional capsule could be used for choirs, orchestras and ambient recording applications.



  • Interchangeable polar pattern capsules for the ultimate in low-profile application flexibility (each Beta 181 ships with one polar pattern capsule and one XLR preamplifier)

  • Precision-engineered, compact side-address design features innovative locking ring to provide secure connection between capsule and preamplifier

  • Capsules available separately for custom flexibility

  • Frequency response tailored for wide dynamic range applications for use in high SPL environments

  • Available in the following polar pattern options:

    • Beta 181/C (cardioid) for drum overhead, piano, acoustic instrument applications, M/S stereo technique (paired with Beta 181/BI)

    • Beta 181/S (supercardioid) for snare drum, acoustic instrument, close-miking applications

    • Beta 181/O (omnidirectional) for ambient/room, instrument ensemble applications

    • Beta 181/BI (bidirectional) for mono drum overhead, dual instrument sound source applications, Blumlein stereo technique (pair of Beta 181/BI)



  • Transducer Type : Condenser
  • Polar Pattern: Supercardioid, Omnidirectional, Cardioid, Bidirectional
  • Sensitivity (dBV/Pa): Cardioid -48,5 dBV/Pa; Supercardioid -49,5 dBV/Pa; Omnidirectional: -52,0 dBV/Pa; Bidirectional: -51,0 dBV/Pa
  • Equivalent Selfnoise:
    • Cardioid: 20 dB(A)
    • Supercardioid: 22 dB(A)
    • Omnidirectional: 23 dB(A)
    • Bidirectional: 23 dB(A)


  • Sound Pressure:
    • Cardioid: 151 dB
    • Supercardioid: 154 dB
    • Omnidirectional: 157 dB
    • Bidirectional: 156 dB