Shure BLX1288/WL185 Dual-Channel Combo SM58 Handheld and WL185 Lavalier Wireless Microphone System

Shure BLX wireless delivers great sound for a nice price! This reliable 2-channel wireless system gives you a SM58 handheld plus a WL185 lavalier microphone.

The Shure BLX1288/WL185 dual-channel combination wireless system includes the Shure WL185 Microflex premium cardioid lavalier microphone, BLX1 wireless bodypack transmitter, BLX2 handheld transmitter with SM58 microphone capsule, and BLX88 dual wireless receiver, with analog wireless dual transmission.

The WL185 premium cardioid lavalier microphone brings a new level of sophistication to personal voice reproduction. Like all Microflex family microphones, this lavalier uses an interchangeable condenser cartridge, meaning there will always be a lavalier to suit your application. The SM58 is the industry standard microphone tailored to deliver warm and clear vocal reproduction with analog transmission.

BLX88 Dual Wireless Receiver for BLX Wireless System

- Up to 12 compatible systems (region dependent)
- Microprocessor-controlled internal antenna diversity
- One touch QuickScan locates the best open Frequency
- 1/4" and XLR audio outputs
- Two color audio status indicator LED
- Green: Normal audio levels
- Red: Excessive audio levels (overload/clipping)

BLX1 Wireless Bodypack Transmitter

- 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)

BLX2/SM58 Handheld transmitter with SM58 capsule

- Power and battery status LED
- Adjustable gain control
- Quick and easy frequency matching
- AA batteries (included) provide up read more to 14 hours of continuous use
- 100 m (300 ft) operating range (line of sight)
- Integrated microphone capsule design
- -10 dB gain attenuation
- Lightweight, rugged construction
- Color ID caps (available separately)

Cardioid TQG Lavalier Microphone

- Wide dynamic range and frequency response for accurate sound reproduction across the audio spectrum
- Interchangeable cartridges that provide an optimal choice for each application
- Rotatable tie-clip that pivots in 90 degree increments for placement flexibility
- Supplied snap-fit foam windscreen that controls breath noise and stays on securely
- Supplied dual tie clip holds two microphones for dual miking applications

- Operating range (up to): 100 m (Under typical conditions)
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Dimensions and Weight in Packaging
Band H10 (542-572 MHz)
Shipping Weight: 5 lbs
Shipping Dimensions: 20 x 16 x 4 in
Manufacturer Part Number (MPN): BLX1288/W85-H10
Band H11 (572-596 MHz)
Shipping Weight: 5.5 lbs
Shipping Dimensions: 20 x 16 x 5 in
Manufacturer Part Number (MPN): BLX1288/W85-H11
Band H9 (512-542 MHz)
Shipping Weight: 5 lbs
Shipping Dimensions: 20 x 16 x 4 in
Manufacturer Part Number (MPN): BLX1288/W85-H9
Band J11 (596-616 MHz)
Shipping Weight: 5 lbs
Shipping Dimensions: 20 x 16 x 4 in
Manufacturer Part Number (MPN): BLX1288/W85-J11

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

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.

For support or warranty questions, please contact the manufacturer:
Phone: 800-516-2525

Reviewers gave this product an overall rating of 3 out of 5 stars. (1 ratings)
Submitted September 26, 2021 by a customer from

"My first experience with Shure."

Overall: 3 out of 5 stars
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Verified Customer zZounds has verified that this reviewer made a purchase from us.
I've been running cheap Nady wireless mics both handheld and lavalier for years and they never failed me, not once, not ever. I did some research into upgrading to a quality brand of microphone after hearing numerous horror stories of mics cutting in/out during father of the bride speeches, best man toasts or during the ceremony for the officiant. I've been fortunate enough all this time to not have that happen, until I bought these Shure mics. I bought this set specifically for a wedding coming up where I've known the bride for a long time and I knew that if there was a time my Nady's would fail it would be at this wedding, and there would be no excuse for it in her eyes. I was the officiant, and the DJ for this particular wedding and I couldn't have anything go wrong. I spent just shy of $700 on this set with the one handheld and the one lav mic. I was confident in the research, that Shure was a very high quality product, and that I would be extremely happy with my purchase, even considering the price.The day of the wedding arrives and sound checks go off without a hitch. I'm wearing the lav mic receiver attached to my belt, in a yard where the wedding was held with a 100% clear sight line from me to the main receiver which is about 80' away. No trees, bushes, nothing. The handheld is attached to a mic stand and is off waiting to be used by a reader during the ceremony. From the get go my mic is cutting in and out, my assistant is working to see if there's a situation on his read more end. I'm finding myself standing in front of 200 people and having a brand new, sound checked mic cut in/out like a cheap old school radio shack mic. The reader came up and used the handheld and it sounded amazing!! I wound up shutting down the lav mic and using the handheld the rest of the ceremony, which was pretty shoddy looking as far as I'm concerned. Both mics on this package are rated for 300' with a clear line of sight. I have no idea what happened with them and I haven't gotten a chance to try them again since that happened. I'm hoping to get in touch with zZounds and maybe even Shure to see what they think the issue could've been.The issue is I believe that I'm out of the 45 day window for return.

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