WH20 Headset Microphone

 

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The Shure WH20XLR is a rugged, lightweight, dynamicDynamic mics have a simple, rugged construction and can handle very high sound pressure levels.Read moreGo to the glossary headset microphone that provides high-quality voice pickup

Best suited to:
Vocal

Also great for:
Speech

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  • Description
  • Features
  • Specs
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  • In the box

Description:

What is the WH20XLR best suited to?

The WH20XLR headworn microphone is ideal for active microphone users such as aerobics instructors and musicians, with low visibility for stage appearances. Suitable for any voice communications application where comfort and reliability are required.

What characteristics can I expect from the WH20XLR?

The WH20XLR has a cardioidPicks up most sound in front of the microphone and some from the sides. It is less susceptible to feedback in high volume environments.Read moreGo to the glossary pickup pattern. This provides greater gain-before-feedback and isolation from ambient noise and other unwanted sound sources, such as air-conditioning, musical instruments and loudspeakers. A carefully shaped frequency responseThis is the range of frequencies, from the lowest to the highest, that a mic can pick up.Read moreGo to the glossary includes a voice-frequency presence peak and a low-frequency rolloff to compensate for the proximity effectWith a directional mic, more bass is added when the mic is closer to the sound source.Read moreGo to the glossary inherent in cardioidPicks up most sound in front of the microphone and some from the sides. It is less susceptible to feedback in high volume environments.Read moreGo to the glossary microphones during close-talk operation.

The WH20XLR is available with an XLR cable. It is also available with a ½” Jack cable (WH20QTR). There is also the WH20-TQG version for use with any of the wireless bodypack systems from Shure.
 

Features:

  • Lightweight wireframe and headband adjust for a secure, comfortable fit
  • Cable length: 122cm
  • Extra-strong, small-diameter attached microphone cable resists breakage
  • Collapsible microphone boom for easy storage and transportation
  • Smooth, natural frequency responseThis is the range of frequencies, from the lowest to the highest, that a mic can pick up.Read moreGo to the glossary comparable to high-quality dynamicDynamic mics have a simple, rugged construction and can handle very high sound pressure levels.Read moreGo to the glossary hand-held vocal microphones
  • High input clipping level eliminates overload distortion
  • Reliable at temperature and humidity extremes
  • Supplied foam windscreen and clothing clip

Specs:

  • Transducer TypeA transducer converts sound into an electrical signal. The two most common types are dynamic and condenser. Read moreGo to the glossary : DynamicDynamic mics have a simple, rugged construction and can handle very high sound pressure levels.Read moreGo to the glossary
  • Polar PatternPolar pattern describes how well the microphone hears sound from different directions.Read moreGo to the glossary:
  • Frequency ResponseThis is the range of frequencies, from the lowest to the highest, that a mic can pick up.Read moreGo to the glossary: 50 Hz - 15 kHz
  • SensitivityThis is how mich signal a microphone produces for a given amount of sound.Read moreGo to the glossary (1 kHz): -67 dBV/Pa / 0,45 mV/Pa
  • Weight: 98 g
  • Frequency ResponseThis is the range of frequencies, from the lowest to the highest, that a mic can pick up.Read moreGo to the glossary Curve:

Downloads:

User Guides

In the box:

  • Black Windscreens (2x) and Clothing Clip (Part No: RK318WS)
  • Only with the XLR-version: Connector Belt Clip (Part No: RK200BC)

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