Shure Beta 52A

Shure Beta 52A

£8.00 per day

Designed for micing up low frequency instruments, the Shure Beta 52A is the perfect microphone for kick drums, bass amps and acoustic bass. Limiting the interference of other on stage sound the supercardioid polar pattern and the neodymium magnet also ensure high gain before feedback.

With a frequency response of 20 to 10,000Hz, and with a presence boost at 4,000Hz the Beta 52A is tailored for bass instruments. It allows kick drums and electric basses cut through the mix.

The Beta 52A has the durability and quality to make it equally at home on stage during live music events or in the studio, and is used by music professionals worldwide. The Shure Beta 91a is the perfect partner for the Beta 52 in a Kick drum to give engineers a full spectrum of tonal and dynamic options. For more information on Shure Beta 52A hire please contact

Frequency response shaped specifically for kick drum and bass instruments
Studio quality performance, even at extreme sound pressure levels
Supercardioid pattern
Neodymium magnet for high signal-to-noise ratio output
Low sensitivity to varying load impedance

Cartridge Type: Dynamic (moving coil)
Polar Pattern: Supercardioid
Frequency Response: 20 to 10,000Hz
Output Impedance: 150Ω
SPL Max: 174dB

Height: 162mm
Diameter: 95mm
Depth: 113mm
Weight: 0.605kg

Soft pouch

Can be supplied as stand alone or as part of a fully integrated audio solution. We also hold the full range of K&M mic stands available to hire.

Live music reinforcement
Bass guitar
Kick drum