Excerpt: I use this live at work, but it is good for recording as well. I have one in my private collection as well. I prefer it over the D112 personally. There are a few other choices out there, but this is good for the price
Summary: Love the beta 52 mic! Amazing sound, has THE punch that my kick was lacking, but gives it a nice warm low end when your playing is more subtle. I really dig the way my kick sounds now! Thanks Sweetwater Dudes!
Easy to get a good sound with little EQ , snappy and clear with good bass
4 July 2012
Summary: I bought this Shure Beta 52 mic to upgrade my drum recording mics because I was wanting to get a better kick drum sound , what I like the most about it is that it has a good upper midrange to low presence EQ with a ample bass responce so when plugged in it sounds "right" to me straight out of the...
Summary: The Shure Beta 52A Dynamic Microphone delivers all the fat low end I'm looking for in a kick drum mic while still keeping the attack crisp and clear. My go-to mic for live and studio kick drums.