Shure Beta 181/S

£15.00 per day

The Shure Beta 181/S is a side address, multipurpose electret condenser microphone. It is perfect for a variety of different instruments, such as guitars, drums and wind. Its compact nature and capsule orientation are ideal for getting the correct placement in tight positions.

The innovative locking ring ensures secure connection between the interchangeable capsules and built in preamplifier. With a wide dynamic range and its ability to withstand very high SPLs, the Beta 181/S is perfect for close micing and sound engineers will always have the ability to achieve the best sound possible dependent on almost any instrument.

This microphone is supplied with Shure’s A57F mic clip and the A181WS windscreen. For more information on Shure Beta 181/S hire please contact

Precision-engineered, compact side-address design
Innovative locking ring to provide secure connection between capsule and pre-amp
Frequency response tailored for wide dynamic range applications
Interchangeable capsules

Cartridge Type: Electret Condenser
Polar Pattern: Supercardioid
Frequency Response: 20 to 20,000Hz
Output Impedance: 110Ω
SPL Max. 1000Ω Load: 152dB
Signal-to-Noise Ratio: 72.5dB
Dynamic Range 1000Ω Load: 129.5dB

Height: 124mm
Diameter: 20mm
Depth: 35mm
Weight: 0.145kg

Soft carry case
Microphone clip

Can be supplied as stand alone or as part of a fully integrated audio solution

We hold a full range of K&M microphone stands and mounts for hire.

Wide range of instruments
Live audio reinforcement
Sound recording and studio applications