The Shure ULX Series wireless microphone systems provide professional wireless microphone solutions for Broadcast, performances, conferences, houses of worship, schools, and businesses. The system includes the ULXS4 diversity receiver, ULX1 body-pack transmitter and WL185 lavalier microphone.
The ULXS4 receiver operates on UHF frequencies, offering over 1400 user selectable frequencies to choose from. The dual antenna design represent diversity technology, which provides optimum resistance against RF interference and drop-out. Dual internal receivers are set to the same frequency and are constantly vying for the strongest reception. The receiver features a balanced XLR output that is switchable between mic and line level signal as well as an unbalanced 1/4″ Phone output. A multifunction LCD provides group and channel information, transmitter battery life, and more. Two 5-segment LED’s provide audio and RF metering.
The ULX1 body-pack transmitter is light weight and portable featuring a belt-clip for use with camera and guitar straps, belts, waistbands etc. The transmitter also features over 1400 user selectable UHF frequencies and a comprehensive LCD displays group and channel information and more. An input attenuation switch allows 0dB and 20dB output. Adjustable audio gain control is provided and the transmitter boasts 8-9 hour battery life on a single 9V battery.
The WL185 lavalier microphone features cardioid pick-up pattern which minimizes off-axis noise and feedback caused by speakers or stage monitors. The WL185 features a 50-17,000Hz frequency response making it suitable for a wide variety of applications.
The ULXS4 receiver features a diversity design, represented with it’s dual antennas. The Design features dual internal receivers, constantly vying for the strongest reception.
Both transmitter and receiver operate via UHF frequencies and offer over 1400 user selectable frequencies.
Comprehensive LCD displays on the transmitter and receiver provide group and channel information. Two 5-segment LED’s provide audio level and RF signal information on the receiver.
Type of System Rack/Table Top Mountable UHF Diversity Wireless Lavalier System
RF Carrier Frequency Range 554.000 to 865.000 MHz
Approx. Working Range 300 Feet (100m) NOTE: Actual working range depends on RF signal absorption, reflection, and interference
Overall Frequency Response 25 Hz – 15 kHz, (±2 dB)
Signal-to-Noise Ratio Greater Than 90 dB
# Of Channels Over 1400 User Selectable Frequencies (Channel Group / M1)
# Of Simultaneous Systems Up to 20
Type of Receiver ULXS4 Standard Rack/Table-Top Mount Receiver
Type of Outputs Balanced XLR – 22 Ohms, 1 = Ground, 2 = Hot, 3 = Cold
Unbalanced 1/4″ Phone Jack – 3k Ohms, Tip = Hot, Ring/Sleeve = Gnd
(Both Outputs Feature: Voltage, Current and Phantom Power Protection)
Headphone Monitoring No
Power Requirements 14 – 18 Vdc (negative ground), 550 mA
External Power Supply – PS40, Included, Now with Locking DC Connector!
Battery Type/Approx. Life Not Applicable, Unit Does Not Operate on Batteries
Display Yes, Power On Indicator, Diversity Signal Indicators and Audio Peak Indicator, Channel, Group, Transmitter Low Battery Warning.
Mounting Options Rack / Table Top Mount 1/2 Rack Space
Antenna Type Remotable 1/2 Wave, Rear Mounted
Dimensions 1.72 x 8.56 x 6.52″ (43 x 214 x 163mm) HxWxD
Weight 2 lbs., 5 oz. (1049 g)
Type of Transmitter ULX1 Bodypack UHF Transmitter
Type of Input Connector TAF4 4-Pin Mini Conector
Type of Microphone WL-93 Lavalier
Polar Pattern Omnidirectional
Interchangeable Mic Heads Yes, Use any of the Shure Lavalier, Headset, or Instrument Microphones, or Guitar/Bass/XLR Adapter Cables that terminates to a Mini 4-pin TA4F Connector.
Battery Type/Approx. Life Non-Rechargeable Type
9v Lithium Battery / 21 Hours (Recommended)
9v Alkaline Battery / 8 – 9 Hours (Recommended)
9v Carbon-Zinc Battery / 5 Hours (NOT Recommended)
9v Ni-Cad Battery / 2 Hours (NOT Recommended)
9v Ni-MH Battery / 2.5 Hours (NOT Recommended)
Mute Switch Yes
Level Control Yes, 25 dB Gain Adjustment Range
Antenna Type Wire Type
Display Power On/Off Indicator, 3-Segment Low Battery Indicator, Channel and Group, Peak Icon (Input Overload Warning)
Dimensions 3.86 x 2.68 x 1.10″ (96.5 x 67 x 26.7mm) HxWxD
Weight 2.8 oz. (79 g) without Battery