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Vocal Microphone Cartridges

These are replacement cartridges for handheld wireless microphones

The microphone type and polar pattern icons are detailed at the bottom of the page


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PG58 cartridge picture PG58 - RPW110  Dynnamic cartridge icon  Uni-directional - Cartoid cartridge icon  Tailored cartridge icon


MSRP $68.00    Our Price $63.00

The PG58, a rugged, low cost cartridge tuned to accentuate the clarity of lead and back-up vocals. Frequency range 60-15,000.
 
 
SM58 cartridge picture SM58 - RPW112  Dynnamic cartridge icon  Uni-directional - Cartoid cartridge icon  Tailored cartridge icon


MSRP $119.00    Our Price $109.00

The legendary SM58® vocal cartridge is designed for professional vocal use in live performance, sound reinforcement, and studio recording. Its tailored vocal response for sound is a world standard for singing or speech. A highly effective, built-in spherical filter minimizes wind and breath"pop" noise. A unidirectional (cardioid) pickup pattern isolates the main sound source while minimizing unwanted background noise.

Rugged construction, a proven shock-mount system, and a steel mesh grille ensure that even with rough handling, the SM58 will perform consistently, outdoors or indoors. Frequency range 50-15,000.

 
SM86 cartridge picture SM86 - RPW114  Condenser cartridge icon  Uni-directional - Cartoid cartridge icon  Tailored cartridge icon


MSRP $195.00    Our Price $190.00

The SM86 is a unidirectional (cardioid) condenser vocal cartridge for professional use in live performance. An extremely rugged cartridge, the SM86 withstands the rigors of touring while delivering a clear, studio-quality sound.

A cardioid pickup pattern isolates the main sound source while minimizing unwanted background noise. The built-in three-point shock mount minimizes handling noise, and a two-stage pop filter reduces wind and breath"pop" noise. Frequency range 50-18,000.

 
SM87A cartridge picture SM87A - RPW116  Condenser cartridge icon  Uni-directional - Super-cartoid cartridge icon  Tailored cartridge icon


MSRP $158.00    Our Price $150.00

The SM87A cartridge is a professional-quality condenser cartridge for use in sound reinforcement, broadcasting, and studio recording installations. Its supercardioid polar pattern provides greater rejection of unwanted sound sources, making it ideal for miking individual instruments in a multi-microphone setting or for miking single sources in a reverberant or noisy environment. An integral three-stage wind and pop filter protects against wind and breath noise. Its built-in shock mount reduces stand and handling noise. Frequency range 50-20,000.
 
BETA 58A cartridge picture BETA 58A - RPW118  Dynnamic cartridge icon  Uni-directional - Super-cartoid cartridge icon  Tailored cartridge icon


MSRP $145.00    Our Price $140.00

The Beta58A® is a high-output supercardioid dynamic vocal cartridge designed for professional sound reinforcement and project studio recording. It has become a leading choice among vocalists and touring professionals worldwide.

The Beta 58A maintains a true supercardioid pattern throughout its frequency range. The Beta 58A has a shaped frequency response that is ideal for close-up vocals. The superb performance of this cartridge is not affected by rough handling because of its rugged construction, proven shock mount system, and hardened steel mesh grille. Frequency range 50-16,000.

 
BETA 87A cartridge picture BETA 87A - RPW120  Condenser cartridge icon  Uni-directional - Super-cartoid cartridge icon  Tailored cartridge icon


MSRP $301.00    Our Price $275.00

The Beta 87A is a premium quality supercardioid electret condenser vocal cartridge with exceptionally smooth frequency response and high sound pressure level capability. Used for professional sound reinforcement, broadcasting, and studio recording applications, the Beta 87A combines superb performance with the ruggedness needed for touring and field production.

The Beta 87A features a controlled low-frequency roll-off that compensates for proximity effect and prevents the “boomy” sound often associated with close pick-up. The characteristic Shure presence rise brightens the upper midrange. The tight supercardioid pattern, with null points at approximately 125 degrees, provides maximum isolation from other vocalists or instruments while offering minimal off-axis coloration. The Beta 87A operates on phantom power. Frequency range 50-20,000.

 
BETA 87C cartridge picture BETA 87C - RPW122  Condenser cartridge icon  Uni-directional - Cartoid cartridge icon  Tailored cartridge icon


MSRP $301.00    Our Price $275.00

Excellent for touring professionals, the Beta 87C premium vocal cartridge delivers studio-grade performance and a smooth, extended high-end frequency response in a cardioid condenser design.

The cartridge adds warmth to the frequency response and creates an ideal environment for in ear personal monitoring. And its highly consistent cardioid pattern offers excellent rear rejection. Frequency range 50-20,000.

 

Dynnamic cartridge icon Dynnamic A simple, rugged diaphragm/coil. It handles extreme volume levels without distortion.
 
Condenser cartridge icon Condenser A lightweight, sensitive diaphragm that precisely and smoothly captures sound nuances. It is powered by battery or phantom power supply.
 
Uni-directional - Cartoid cartridge icon Uni-directional - Cartoid Unidirectional cartridges. These are sensitive to sound coming from only one direction. The most common type of unidirectional cartridge is called a “cardioid” because its pickup pattern is heart-shaped. It picks up most sound from the front of the cartridge, less from the sides, and very little from the rear.
 
Uni-directional - Super-cartoid cartridge icon Uni-directional - Super-cartoid Supercardioid or hypercardioid cartridges offer even greater sound isolation through narrower pickup patterns.
 
Tailored cartridge icon Tailored Tailored response, tuned to accentuate specific types of voices or instruments.