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beyerdynamic Opus 83

Pricing & Availability

  • MSRP: $329
  • Discontinued


Opus 83 Documentation

Cardioidbeyerdynamic Opus 83

Cardioid Pencil Condenser Microphone

The Opus 83 is an electret FET condenser mic in a traditional pencil-mic form factor. It is part of Beyerdynamic’s Opus line of instrument mics, and is intended for use in instrument miking, especially of drums and percussion.

The mic was introduced at the Winter NAMM show in January, 2005.

It ships with a mic clip (p/n MKV 108).

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The mic was released in 2005.


Frequency Response - CardioidClick Graph to Compare!
Opus 83 Cardioid Frequency Response Chart
Pickup Patterns Pads & Filters
Cardioid (3.2 mV/Pa; 40 - 20,000 Hz)
Capsule Dimensions Impedance SPL/Noise
Diameter n/a
190 Ohms (Low) Max SPL: 138 dB
Self-noise: 26.0 dB(A)
Weight Length Max Diameter Interface(s)
165g (5.82oz) 146mm (5.75'') 25mm (0.98'')
  • 3-pin XLR male (1)
Power Specifications
  • Requires phantom power
  • Phantom voltage: 12-48v

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