SM Analog Wireless Microphone Systems

Industry-standard professional wireless microphones for daily touring, club and studio performances combined with simple setup and an intuitive interface for performance you can trust in.

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  • Handheld
  • Guitar systems
  • Lavalier
  • Headset

Handheld systems

Industry standard microphone tailored to deliver warm and clear vocal reproduction with analog transmission.
Dynamic
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Two industry standard microphones tailored to deliver warm and clear vocal reproduction.w With analog transmission.
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Industry standard microphone tailored to deliver warm and clear vocal reproduction.with rack-mount analog transmission.
Dynamic
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WL185 and SM58 with dual analog wireless transmission
Dynamic
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SM58 and Bodypack + Guitar cable with dual analog wireless transmission
Dynamic
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MX153 and SM58 with dual analog wireless transmission
Dynamic
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SM35 and SM58 with dual analog wireless transmission
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SM31FH and SM58 with dual analog wireless transmission
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Guitar systems

Rack-mount wireless system for guitarists and bassists with analog transmission.
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SM58 and Bodypack + Guitar cable with dual analog wireless transmission
Dynamic
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Lavalier systems

Premium 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 lavalier microphone with rack- analog wireless transmission
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Premium 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 lavalier microphone with rack-mount analog wireless transmission
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Two premium 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 lavalier microphone with dual wireless transmission
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WL185 and SM58 with dual analog wireless transmission
Dynamic
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Headset systems

Headset 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 condenser microphoneCondenser microphones are more sensitive, give a smooth, natural sound and need to be powered.Read moreGo to the glossary for performance with analog transmission.
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Headset 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 condenser microphoneCondenser microphones are more sensitive, give a smooth, natural sound and need to be powered.Read moreGo to the glossary for performance with rack-mount analog wireless transmission
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2 Headset 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 condenser microphoneCondenser microphones are more sensitive, give a smooth, natural sound and need to be powered.Read moreGo to the glossary for performance with analog transmission.
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The new SM31FH 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 condenser microphoneCondenser microphones are more sensitive, give a smooth, natural sound and need to be powered.Read moreGo to the glossary with analog transmission, designed for use in fitness instruction.
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The new SM31FH 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 condenser microphoneCondenser microphones are more sensitive, give a smooth, natural sound and need to be powered.Read moreGo to the glossary with rack-mount analog transmission, designed for use in fitness instruction
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2 SM31FH 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 condenser microphoneCondenser microphones are more sensitive, give a smooth, natural sound and need to be powered.Read moreGo to the glossary with analog dual transmission, designed for use in fitness instruction
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SM35 and SM58 with dual analog wireless transmission
Dynamic
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SM31FH and SM58 with dual analog wireless transmission
Dynamic
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MX153 and SM58 with dual analog wireless transmission
Dynamic
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Professional subminiature earset microphone with analog wireless transmission
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Professional subminiature earset microphone with rack-mount analog wireless transmission
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2 Professional subminiature earset microphones with with dual wireless transmission
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  • Description
  • System Features
  • Components
  • Downloads
  • Frequency Versions
  • Optional Accessories
  • Specs

Description:

Legendary Wireless Microphones

Shure SM Wireless Systems deliver an unparalleled mix of audio quality and rugged dependability that has made them the industry standard in professional sound. They are built to withstand the rigors of regular stage and studio use.

What kinds of receivers are available with the SM Wireless Systems?

SM Wireless Microphones come with an Analogue Wireless Receiver that provides improved linearity and frequency response. The receiver, BLX is ready to perform right out of the box and is the clearest choice for performers who wish to unplug. Also available as rack mount, metal receiver and Dual Receiver.

How many musicians can use this system simultaneously?

Up to 12 compatible channels per frequency band with group and channel scan for easy set-up.

System Features:

BLX4 and BLX88 Diversity Receivers

  • Up to 12 compatible systems (region dependent)
  • Microprocessor-controlled internal antenna diversity
  • One touch QuickScan locates the best open frequency
  • ¼" and XLR audio outputs
  • Two color audio status indicator LED

Additional BLX4R Rack-mount Receiver features

  • Adjustable output level
  • Removable antennas for quick antenna distribution
  • LC display with detailed RF and audio metering
  • Rackmount hardware included

BLX2 Handheld Transmitter Features

  • Power and battery status LED
  • Adjustable gain control
  • Quick and easy frequency matching
  • AA batteries (included) provide up to 14 hours of continuous use
  • 100 m (300 ft.) operating range (line of sight)

BLX1 Bodypack Transmitter Features

  • Power and battery status LED
  • Adjustable gain control
  • Quick and easy frequency matching
  • AA batteries (included) provide up to 14 hours of continuous use
  • 100 m (300 ft.) operating range (line of sight)

Components:

Analog Wireless Receiver for up to 12 compatible channels per group with group and channel scan for easy set-up.
Rack mount Analog Wireless Receiver for up to 12 compatible channels per group with group and channel scan for easy set-up.
Dual Analog Wireless Receiver for up to 12 compatible channels per group with group and channel scan for easy set-up.
DynamicDynamic mics have a simple, rugged construction and can handle very high sound pressure levels.Read moreGo to the glossary vocal industry-standard microphone with analog handheld transmitter.
Analog wireless bodypack BLX1 for use as part of PG, SM and Beta Analog Wireless Systems

Frequency Versions:

Frequency ranges and power output of the transmitter

Band

Range

Power Output

H8E

518 to 542 MHz

10 mW

K3E

606 to 630 MHz

10 mW

K14

614 to 638 MHz

10 mW

M17

662 to 686 MHz

10 mW

Q25

742 to 766 MHz

10 mW

R12

794 to 806 MHz

10 mW

S8

823 to 832 MHz

10 mW

T11

863 to 865 MHz

10 mW

Channel 38 switchover information and helpline 01992 703038

Please note that a valid license is required to operate wireless equipment in Channel 38. Contact JFMG at www.jfmg.co.uk for details.

Optional Accessories:

Rack tray for PG, SM and Beta Analog Receivers (BLX4 and BLX88)
A kit of 5 ID caps in blue, green, yellow, white and red. Helps to identify and distinguish between different BLX2 handheld transmitters. For use with PG, SM and Beta Wireless Systems.
UA8
1/2 Wave OmnidirectionalEqually sensitive to sound from all directions, but cannot be „aimed“ to isolate one area.Read moreGo to the glossary Receiver Antenna Can be positioned in a 45° position related to the horizontal or vertical position for more flexibility related to RF reception.
Antenna distribution system, splitting one pair of antennas to multiple receivers and amplifying RF signals.
in-line mute switch to be used for wireless systems where one bodypack transmitter is applied.

Specs:

System technical specifications

  • Compatible systems per frequencyThis is how many times a sound or radio wave oscillates in one second.Read moreGo to the glossary band (up to): 12
  • Selectable frequencies: 150
  • Auto Setup Features: QuickScan : Finds group with most compatible frequencies and sets to best frequency
  • Audio Reference Companding: No
  • Included Antennas: BLX4, BLX88: Internal, BLX4R: Detachable
  • Antenna Options: No
  • Receiver Network Ability: No
  • PC Control: No
  • Rack Hardware: URT2 (not included), Rack mount brackets (only with rackable/BLX-R Sets)
  • Case: Included Only with BLX4 Sets
  • Transmitter Display: LED
  • Receiver Display: BLX4, BLX88: LED, BLX4R: High-resolution LCD screen
  • Battery, Endurance: 2AA, up to 14h
  • Environment: Daily Touring

Further Technical Specs

  • Operating Range: 91 m ( line of sight - actual range depends on RF signal absorption, reflection and interference)
  • Available Frequencies: Between 524–865 MHz (available frequencies depend on applicable regulations in country where system used)
  • Audio Range: 50–15,000 Hz (dependent on microphone type)
  • Transmitter RF Output Power: 10 mW, typical (varies by region)
  • Audio Output Connector: XLR and 1/4" (6.3 mm) unbalanced Maximum Output Level: -27 dBV (XLR, mic level), -13 dBV (1/4")
  • Battery Life: Up to 14 hours
  • Dynamic RangeThis is the difference between the queitest and loudest sound that a mic can pick up.Read moreGo to the glossary: 100 dB A-weighted
  • System Distortion: 0.5% THDTotal Harmonic Distortion is a measure of how much electrical noise a device produces. Read moreGo to the glossary typical (ref. +/- 38 kHz deviation, 1 kHz tone)
  • Operating Temperature Range: -18°C (0°F) – +50°C (122°F)
  • Power Requirements: BLX1, BLX2: 2 AA alkaline or rechargeable batteries
  • BLX4: 12–18 V DC at 150 mA, supplied by external power supply
  • BLX88: 12–18 V DC at 320 mA, supplied by external power supply
  • BLX4R: 12–18 V DC at 260 mA, supplied by external power suppl

Component Specifications:

BLX4 Receiver

  • Output ImpedanceThis describes how resistant an electrical circuit is to the flow of electricity passing through it.Read moreGo to the glossary:
    • - XLR connector 200 Ω
    • - 6.35 mm (1/4") connector: 50 Ω
  • Audio Output Level Ref. ±33 kHz deviation with 1 kHz tone:
    • - XLR connector –27 dBV (into 100 kΩ load)
    • - 6.35 mm (1/4") connector –13 dBV (into 100 kΩ load)
  • RF SensitivityThis is how mich signal a microphone produces for a given amount of sound.Read moreGo to the glossary: 105 dBm for 12 dB SINAD, typical
  • Image Rejection: >50 dB, typical
  • Dimensions: 40 mm X 188 mm X 103 mm (H x W x D)
  • Weight: 241 g
  • Housing: Molded ABS
  • Power Requirements: 12–15 V DC @ 160 mA, supplied by external power supply (tip positive)

BLX4R Rackable Receiver

  • Output ImpedanceThis describes how resistant an electrical circuit is to the flow of electricity passing through it.Read moreGo to the glossary:
    • - XLR connector: 200 Ω
    • - 6.35 mm (1/4") connector: 50 Ω
  • Audio Output Level, Ref. ±33 kHz deviation with 1 kHz tone:
    • - XLR connector: –20.5 dBV (into 100 kΩ load)
    • - 6.35 mm (1/4") connector: –13 dBV (into 100 kΩ load)
  • RF SensitivityThis is how mich signal a microphone produces for a given amount of sound.Read moreGo to the glossary: -105 dBm for 12 dB SINAD, typical
  • Image Rejection: >50 dB, typical
  • Dimensions: 50 mm X 198 mm X 163 mm H x W x D
  • Weight, without antennas: 998 g
  • Housing: Molded ABS, steel
  • Power Requirements: 12–15 V DC @ 260 mA, supplied by external power supply (tip positive)

BLX88 Dual Receiver

  • Output ImpedanceThis describes how resistant an electrical circuit is to the flow of electricity passing through it.Read moreGo to the glossary:
    • - XLR connector: 200 Ω
    • - 6.35 mm (1/4") connector: 50 Ω
  • Audio Output Level Ref. ±33 kHz deviation with 1 kHz tone:
    • - XLR connector –27 dBV (into 100 kΩ load)
    • - 6.35 mm (1/4") connector –13 dBV (into 100 kΩ load)
  • RF SensitivityThis is how mich signal a microphone produces for a given amount of sound.Read moreGo to the glossary: 105 dBm for 12 dB SINAD, typical
  • Image Rejection: >50 dB, typical
  • Dimensions: 40 mm X 388 mm X 116 mm (H x W x D)
  • Weight: BLX88 429 g
  • Housing: Molded ABS
  • Power Requirements: 12–15 V DC @ 320 mA, supplied by external power supply (tip positive)

BLX2 Handheld Transmitter

  • Audio Input Level
    • - gain 0dB: -20 dBV maximum
    • - gain -10dB: -10 dBV maximum
  • Gain Adjustment Range: 10 dB
  • RF Transmitter Output: 10 mW, typical, varies by region
  • Dimensions: 224 mm X 53 mm dia.
  • Weight: 218 g (without batteries)
  • Housing: Molded ABS
  • Power Requirements: 2 LR6 AA batteries, 1.5 V, alkaline
  • Battery Life: up to 14 hours (alkaline)

BLX1 Bodypack Transmitter

  • Audio Input Level:
    • - gain max: -16 dBV maximum
    • - gain min (0 dB): +10 dBV maximum
  • Gain Adjustment Range: 26 dB
  • Input ImpedanceThis describes how resistant an electrical circuit is to the flow of electricity passing through it.Read moreGo to the glossary: 1 MΩ
  • RF Transmitter Output: 10 mW, typical, varies by region
  • Dimensions: 110 mm x 64 mm x 21 mm (H x W x D)
  • Weight: 75 g, without batteries
  • Housing: Molded ABS
  • Power Requirements: 2 LR6 AA batteries, 1.5 V, alkaline
  • Battery Life: up to 14 hours (alkaline)

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