The Beta 98H/C condenser microphone is a versatile solution for brass or percussion instruments. It offers a flexible integrated gooseneck with clip-on clamp for a secure fit and precise positioning. It combines simple setup and an intuitive interface for performance you can trust in.

Main Features

Main Features

  • Available Transmitter Form factors: Bodypack
  • Operating range (up to): 100 m (Under typical conditions)

BLX4 Wireless Receiver for BLX Wireless System

  • Up to 12 compatible systems (region dependent)
  • Microprocessor-controlled internal antenna diversity
  • One touch QuickScan locates the best open frequency
  • ¼" and XLR audio outputs
  • Two color audio status indicator LED
    • Green: Normal audio levels
    • Red: Excessive audio levels (overload/clipping)

BLX1 Wireless Bodypack Transmitter

  • Power and battery status LED
  • Adjustable gain control
  • Quick and easy frequency matching
  • AA batteries (included) provide up to 14 hours of continuous use
  • 100 m (300 ft.) operating range (line of sight)

WB98H/C Instrument Microphone

  • The WB98H/C features transformerless preamplifier circuitry, which improves linearity across the full frequency range.
  • The pickup pattern of the Beta 98H/C provides high gain-before-feedback and excellent rejection of unwanted noise.
  • Its high maximum sound pressure level (SPL) enables it to handle the extreme demands of brass, woodwind and percussion instruments.
  • Tailored frequency response for studio quality performance
  • Wide dynamic range for use in high SPL environments
  • Uniform supercardioid pattern for high gain before feedback and superior rejection of off-axis sound
  • Optional A98D drum mount is unobtrusive and versatile--allows precise positioning of the microphone while holding it firmly in place
  • Compact design reduces stage clutter
  • Detachable cable for easy storage
  • Interchangeable microphone cartridges with different polar patterns are available
  • Legendary Shure quality, ruggedness, and reliability

Components

Components

Furnished Accessories

Furnished Accessories

Amount Part Title
1 Power Supply Part PS24E
1 Carrying Case Part 95E16526

Available Variants

Available Variants

Specs

Specs

Technical specifications

BLX14/B98 Specifications
Set Type:
Instrument
Amount of Bodypacks:
1
Amount of TQG Mics:
1
BLX4 Specifications
Weight:
241 g
Height x Width x Depth:
40.0 × 188.0 × 103.0 mm
Transmission:
Analog
Type of Power Supply:
External
Receiver Housings:
Molded ABS
Active Antenna Possible:
No
Bias via BNC:
No
High Density Mode:
No
Interference Detection:
No
Remote Control:
No
Number of compatible systems info:
12
DANTE-Enabled Products:
No
Scan Features:
Quick Scan
Sync Features:
None
Detachable Antennas:
No
Network ability:
No
Software control :
No
Logic:
No
Cascade:
No
Rack Hardware:
Optional: URT2
Receiver Displays:
LEDs
Receiver type:
Single
Line Mic Switch:
No
Image Rejection:
50 dB, typical
RF Sensitivity:
-105 dBm, for 12dB SINAD, typical
Phantom Power Protection:
No
BLX1 Specifications
Weight:
75 g
Height x Width x Depth:
110.0 × 64.0 × 21.0 mm
Battery life alkaline:
14 h
Form Factor:
Bodypack
Transmitter housings:
Molded ABS
Audio Mute:
No
Detachable Antennas:
No
Switchable RF power:
No
Batteries:
AA
Battery Status:
Multi-Color LED
Connectors:
TQG
Frequency Diversity:
No
Functionality:
Transmitter
Gain adjustment range:
26 dB
High Density Mode:
No
Included antenna:
1/4 wave
Input impedance:
1000 kΩ
WB98H/C Specifications
Weight:
65 g
Frequency Response:
20 Hz – 20 kHz
Frequency Response:
Tailored
Sensitivity:
-56.00 dBV/Pa – 1.60 mV/Pa
Equivalent Selfnoise:
31 dB(A)
Sound Pressure:
155 dB (@ 1 kΩ), , 163 dB (@ 2,5 kΩ)
Transducer Type:
Condenser
Polar Pattern:
Cardioid
Switchable low cut:
No
Connectors:
TQG (T4AF, 4-Pin Mini)
Attenuator:
No
Interchangeable Capsule:
Yes
Main Functionality:
Performance
Headphone Output:
No
Requires Phantom Power:
5Vdc VDC
Cartridge:
Interchangeable

Downloads

Downloads

Comparable products

Comparable products

Optional accessories

Optional accessories

faq

faq

Are the handheld transmitter capsules interchangeable?

No.

I perform all over Europe. What system should I buy?

The 2.4 GHz range that is used with GLX-D systems is usable globally without any need for registration. There is no UHF TV band used for BLX that can be used all over Europe and in many countries you need to register the systems.
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