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Shure PG188/PG185 Dual Lavalier Wireless System

The frequency agile Shure PG188/PG185 dual lavalier wireless system is the ultimate marriage of performance and affordability. (20) Read 3 reviews for this product | Rate and review this product
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Product Description

A comprehensive first step into professional wireless, the Shure PG188/PG185 dual lavalier wireless system is engineered to the same uncompromising quality standards as PGX, SLX, ULX and UHF-R wireless. Marrying superior sound quality and stage-proven endurance with advanced features like Internal Antenna Diversity and frequency selectability, the Shure PG188/PG185 fulfils the promise of independent, confident performance in freedom from the wire.

Features:

- Reliable wireless performance
- Up to 8 compatible systems (across multiple bands)
- Shure's patented Predictive Diversity ensures continuous reception
- Confident, portable setup
- Internal Antenna
- First in the industry
- Internal 1/4 wave antennas minimize poor positioning and breakage
- Durable construction
- Superior sound quality
- Variable companding ratio for clear sound
- 80 years of microphone expertise

PG185 Condenser Lavalier Microphone

- Clothing clip for secure placement
- Acoustic windscreen minimizes wind noise in outdoor applications
- Cardioid pattern

PG88 Dual Receiver

- Internal Antenna Diversity
- Dual receiver with up to 10 selectable channels per side
- Up to 4 dual receivers can be used on the same channel (assuming no outside interference)
- 2 x 1/4 in. and 2 x XLR outputs

PG1 Bodypack Transmitter

- Power, mute and battery status LED
- Power and mute switch
- 9V battery (included) provides 8 hours of battery life
- 75m (250 ft.) operating range

Consumer Alert
Most users do not need a license to operate this wireless microphone system. Nevertheless, operating this microphone system without a license is subject to certain restrictions: the system may not cause harmful interference; it must operate at a low power level (not in excess of 50 milliwatts); and it has no protection from interference received from any other device. Purchasers should also be aware that the FCC is currently evaluating use of wireless microphone systems, and these rules are subject to change. For more information, call the FCC at 1-888-CALL-FCC (TTY: 1-888-TELL-FCC) or visit the FCC's wireless microphone website at www.fcc.gov/cgb/wirelessmicrophones

NOTE: None of the wireless systems we carry are capable of violating the FCC guidelines stated above. We are presenting this information as a matter of legally required disclosure.

zZounds is an authorized dealer of Shure products.
System
- Working Range: 75m (250 ft.) Note: actual range depends on RF signal absorption, reflection, and interference.
- Audio Channel Response: Minimum: 45 Hz. Maximum: 15 kHz (overall system channel depends on microphone element).
- Total Harmonic Distortion: 0.5%, typical Ref. +/- 33 kHz deviation, 1 kHz tone
- Dynamic Range: >100 dB A-weighted, typical
- Operating Temperature Range: -18 degrees C (0 degrees F) to +57 degrees C (+135 degrees F) Note: battery characteristics may limit this range
- Transmitter Audio Polarity: Positive pressure on microphone diaphragm (or positive voltage to tip of WA302 phone plug) produces positive voltage on pin 2 (with respect to pin 3 of low impedance output) and the tip of the high impedance 1/4-inch output.

PG1 Bodypack Transmitter
- Audio Input Level: -10 dBV maximum at "mic" gain position +10 dBV maximum at 0dB gain position +20 dBV maximum at -10dB gain position
- Gain Adjustment Range: 30 dB
- Input Impedance: 1M ohm
- RF Transmitter Output: 10 mW typical (dependent on applicable country regulations)
- Dimensions: 110 mm H x 64 mm W x 21 mm D (4.3 x 2.5 x 0.8 in.)
- Weight: 75 grams (2.6 oz.) without battery
- Housing: Molded ABS
- Power Requirements: One 9V alkaline or rechargeable battery
- Battery Life: >8 hours (alkaline)
If you have additional warranty questions, please contact the manufacturer at 800-25-SHURE
Customer Reviews
3.5 out of 5 (20 ratings) Rate and Review This Product
zZounds has verified that this customer bought this product from us. This review has been selected by our experts as particularly helpful. "Great sound quality, affordable and easy to use."
Sound: The sound quality of this product is very high. We were using a samson system before purchasing this product and by far this sure system is light years beyong our previous one. Feature: I really like that it is easy to turn on and off. The mute button really helps the flow of our presentations when switching between presenters. For what we need this system for---seminar presentations---I really can't think of any other features that would greatly enhance our ease of use. Ease of Use: As opposed to our last wireless system, this unit and the mic's are---I almost hesitate to say---idiot proof. We didn't even need to mess around with directions. It is ready to go right out of the box, and it came with two 9volts for the mic's. What more could you want? Quality: I feel that this product is durable. I obviously wouldn't recommend dropping it, but if you treet it with care I believe it will do the same in return as in offering continued quality sound and ease of operation. I really like the mic connectors. They lock into place and we don't have to worry about pop and crackle sounds like we did on our old mics when the wire would move around. Value: I whole-heartedly believe this product is worth the selling price. Manufacturer Support: Have not dealt with the company. The Wow Factor: The unit is sleek and the mics are a comfort to look at. It's not bulky. it really blends in to our other equipment. Overall: We are hoping that we will be using this unit for at least the next year if not longer.
Style of Music: Anything that sounds appealing to me
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"lousy mic and weak output."
Sound: The mic it came with it was big, chunky and low quality. It had to be very close to pick up much sound. Our last Shure system had a smaller and better sounding mic. This seemed weak and tinny sounding after swapping mics a few times. I tried four of these things and they all sounded the same. Feature: the auto output level feature does not work. There are three output levels on a switch then its supposes to adjust it self from there I guess. even on the highest setting, with the mic right up near the pastors neck, and the gain cranked way up I still had very little signal. Ease of Use: It set up quickly. no feedback at any location in the room. these aspects were great but did not over come the lack of mic sensitivity or low sound quality. Quality: our church did not keep this long. I'm guessing it would have given many years of lousy performance though. other sure products we have own have lasted a long time. Value: don't bother with this one. Manufacturer Support: It was so lousy and I tested four of them so I did not bother contacting them The Wow Factor: It seemd like a good idea at the the time since we want to conserve rack space. Overall: We are trying something else right now.
Style of Music: Rock, vocal ensambles
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