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Shure SVX188/PG185 Dual Wireless Lapel Microphone

Shure SVX Wireless microphone systems deliver the renowned quality of Shure wireless performance for almost any application. Shure SVX Wireless will provide years of reliable use. No other wireless system combines the same high quality, ease of setup and affordable price, in a single package.

The Shure PG185 is a visually discreet electret condenser lapel microphone that is suitable for spoken word and presentations.

This system includes a SVX88 dual diversity receiver and two SVX1 bodypack transmitters with PG185 lapel microphones.

Applications: Spoken Word, Presentations.


  • Two PG185 lapel microphones and two SVX1 bodypack transmitters.
  • Frequency Response 60 Hz to 12 KHz
  • Visually discreet lapel microphone suitable for spoken word and presentations.
  • Cardioid pickup pattern rejects off-axis sound and provides superior gain before feedback.
  • Electret condenser cartridge for high sensitivity and a smooth, natural sound.
  • Clothing clip for secure placement.
  • Reliable at temperature and humidity extremes.
  • Acoustic windscreen minimizes wind noise in outdoor applications.
  • Two AA alkaline batteries provide 10 hours of continuous use.
  • Legendary Shure quality and ruggedness.
  • SVX88 dual diversity UHF receiver.
  • Antenna diversity monitors signal strength, adjusting automatically for optimum reception.
  • Up to 8 selectable frequencies per band and up to 4 compatible channels per band.
  • Receiver provides 1/4” output & XLR output connectors.

Response Charts - PG185

Shure PG185 Frequency and Polar Response Charts

Technical Specifications - General

Working Range

(Line of Sight)

HI power mode: 75 m (250 ft)

LO power mode: 18 m (60 ft)

Note: Actual range depends on RF signal absorption,

reflection and interference.

Frequency Response

50 Hz to 15 kHz dependant on microphone type


<1% (Ref. ±48 kHz deviation, 1 kHz tone)

Dynamic Range

90 dB A-weighted, typical

Ambient Temperature –10°C to 50°C

Transmitter Audio


Positive pressure on microphone diaphragm produces

positive voltage on pin 2 (with respect to pin 3 of XLR

output) and the tip of the 6.35 mm (1/4-inch) output.


Technical Specifications - SVX1 Body Pack Transmitter

Audio lnput Level Mic setting -7 to -15 dBV, Line setting 9 to 1 dBV
lnput Impedance Mic setting 16k Ohms, Line setting 120k Ohms
Gain Adjust. Range 8 dB
RF Output 10mW Maximum
Power Requirements 2 x AA size alkaline or rechargeable batteries
Battery Life Up to 10 hours (alkaline)
Dimensions 108 mm x 64 mm x 19 mm
Weight 90 g without batteries
Construction Molded ABS

Technical Specifications - SVX88 Dual Receiver

Audio Output Level

XLR connector into 100k Ohms load: -16 dBV

1/4” Jack connector into 100k Ohms load: -22 dBV

(Ref. ±48 kHz deviation with 1 kHz tone)

Output Impedance

XLR connector: 600 Ohms

1/4” Jack connector: 600 Ohms

RF Sensitivity –105 dBm for 12 dB SINAD, typical
Image Rejection >50 dBm, typical
Power Requirements 12 to 18 V DC at 220 mA, from external power supply
Dimensions 32 mm X 168 mm X 104.5 mm
Weight 245 g
Construction Molded ABS

Ordering Information

Description Order Code
Shure SVX Wireless 2x PG185 Lapel Mic SHU-SVX188-PG185
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Revised: 18-Jul-2011 Copyright (C) 2011 Adena Limited