1 - 3 m high-flex cable with attached preamplifier (XLR connection) . The BETA®98H/C and the wireless version WB98H/C are premium cardioid condenser instrument microphones that clamp onto the bell of wind instruments or onto the rim of percussion instruments.. Shure Beta 98H C Review. The Shure Beta 98H/C is an excellent mic for live performances. There is no setup; just plug and play. The mic easily clips to the bell of the trumpet, sax, bandoneon or any instrument that has a flat surface bell to clip to..