Shure Beta 56A

Shure Beta 56A

£8.00 per day

The Shure Beta 56A is a dynamic microphone perfect for close up use on snares and toms. The supercardioid polar pattern gives this microphone the ability to reach high gain levels before feedback as well as great isolation from unwanted noise, combined with the neodymium magnet, the Beta 56A also boasts a high signal to noise ratio.

Increasing sound isolation and minimising transmission of mechanical noise and vibration, the Beta 56A features a pneumatic shock mount system, along with a dynamic locking stand adaptor, ensuring stability and reliability in all environments.

This microphone is used by professional musicians & engineers worldwide and is perfect within the studio or on stage for live music events. For more information on Shure Beta 56A hire please contact

Supercardioid pattern for high gain-before-feedback
Compact design
Neodymium magnet for high signal-to-noise ratio output
Advanced pneumatic shock mount system to minimise handling noise
Same capsule as the legendary Beta 57a

Cartridge Type: Dynamic (moving coil)
Polar Pattern: Supercardioid
Frequency Response: 50 to 16,000Hz
Output Impedance: 150Ω

Height: 125mm
Diameter: 35mm
Depth: 100mm
Weight: 0.468kg

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 stands available for hire.

Live music reinforcement
Snare drums
Instruments, Percussion & Pone