Shure WL185 Lavalier Condenser Microphone

Item # MICWL185
| Mfg # WL185
| UPC # 042406055321
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Models WL183, WL184 and WL185 are lavalier electret condenser mics designed for use with a wireless body-pack transmitter. Each mic has a 1.2 meter (4 ft.) cable terminated with a miniature 4-pin mini connector. Included tie clip can be rotated in 90 degree intervals for placement flexibility.

WL185 (Cardioid): Recommended for general purpose sound reinforcement applications requiring good rejection of ambient noise. Use of windscreen highly recommended. Pickup angle: 130 degrees.

Condenser (electret bias)

Frequency Response
50 to 17,000 Hz

Output Impedance
1800 ohms

Sensitivity (1 Pa = 94 dB SPL)
WL183: -40.0 dBV/Pa
WL184: -44.5 dBV/Pa
WL185: -45.5 dBV/Pa

Maximum Sound Pressure Level
WL183: 125.0 dB SPL
WL184: 129.5 dB SPL
WL185: 130.5 dB SPL

Output Noise (A-weighted)
WL183: 22.5 dB SPL
WL184: 27.0 dB SPL
WL185: 28.0 dB SPL

Dynamic Range
102.5 dB

Positive pressure on diaphragm produces positive voltage on pins 3 and 4 relative to pin 1.

Power Requirements
Regulated nominal +5 Vdc (1.5 Vdc to 10 Vdc) provided at microphone connector pin 2 relative to pin 1 of a Shure wireless microphone transmitter.

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Product Warranty Information

Tel: (847) 600-2000; Email:; Shure Website | Warranty Info; 2 years Parts and Labor

  Product warrenty information

All instruments in our catalogs and on our shopping site carry the manufacturers' warranties against defects in parts and workmanship. Should a defect occur within the manufacturer's warranty period, contact us immediately.

We will be glad to help facilitate the repair or replacement as specified by the manufacturer. The manufacturer will determine whether the defect is covered under their warranty; we do not make that determination.

Please note: U.S.-based manufacturers WILL NOT honor warranties for items sold and shipped outside the U.S. Also, if a school, school district, or board of education purchases an instrument and resells it to an individual, the manufacturer considers the warranty to be void. Warranties are extended only to the original purchaser!

All warranties, stated or implied are held with the product manufacturer and they vary from item to item. Consult the documentation that came with your product for details in addition to the information below.
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With a history of audio innovation begun by Sidney Shure in Chicago in 1925, Shure has turned a passion for making great audio electronics into an obsession. The SM57 and SM58 are considered to be the two best-selling mics in the world. Shure also offers wireless systems and headphones.
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