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Item #: 270850 109
Mfg #: ULXP124/BETA87A-M1

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Product Overview

Professional grade.

  • ULXP4 Wireless Diversity Receiver
    Automatic Frequency Selection with group scan function
    Over 1400 selectable frequencies
    Predictive Diversity
    5-segment transmitted audio signal strength meter
    5-segment RF meter
    3-segment transmitter battery fuel gauge
    Advanced multi-function LCD displays group and channel
    Mic/Line switch
    Remotable 1/2-wave antenna
    Frequency and volume lockout
    XLR and 1/4-inch output
    Rugged metal chassis
    1/2 rack design

    ULX1 Wireless Bodypack Transmitter
    Three-segment battery fuel gauge
    Frequency and power lockout
    Flexible 1/4 wave antenna
    TA4F mini four-pin input connector
    Backlit LCD display shows group and channel setting
    Adustable audio gain control
    Input attenuation switch (selects 0 dB or -20 dB attenuation)
    PEAK icon appears when audio input overloads the transmitter
    Power on/off switch
    8 hour battery life (9V battery)
    300 foot (100m) operating range

    ULX2 Handheld Transmitter
    8-9 Hour Battery Life
    Power: On/Off Switch, Battery
    LED-Green When ON, Red When Battery Low
    Three-segment Battery Power Icon
    PEAK Icon-Appears When Audio Signal Overloads
    Group/Channel Displays
    SET Button for Saving Settings
    Adjustable Audio Gain Control
    Input Attenuation Switch-Select 0dB for Voice/Low Output; 20dB for High Output
    4-pin Mini Connector
    Battery Cover Unscrews to Expose Battery and Gain Control
    9V Battery Included

    Beta 87A Vocal Microphone
    Smooth frequency response with gradual presence rise
    Highly consistent supercardioid polar pattern provides superior gain-before-feedback
    Electronic low-frequency roll-off compensates for proximity effect
    Wide dynamic range (117 dB) and low distortion characteristics
    Very low susceptibility to RFI and electromagnetic hum
    Advanced cartridge shock-mount system absorbs mechanical shocks and reduces handling noise
    Built-in pop filter reduces undesirable wind and breath sounds
    Legendary Shure quality and reliability
Product Details

Shure ULXP124/BETA87A Dual Channel Mixed Wireless System

The Shure ULXP124/BETA87A Dual Channel Mixed Wireless Microphone System includes two ULXP4 Diversity Receivers, a ULX1 Bodypack Transmitter, and a ULX2 Handheld transmitter fitted with a Beta 87A microphone capsule. Shure ULX Professional systems offer more advanced features and controls, including lockable settings and group scan function. Over 1400 selectable, pre-programmed frequencies are available, and Automatic Frequency Selection provides a straight shot to a clear channel.

ULXP4 Wireless Diversity Receiver

The expanded feature set of the ULXP4 wireless receiver, with advanced settings and controls including lockable settings and group scan, offers a direct path to full, clear audio signals. The ULXP4 offers an exceptional value in both performance and price, for both working musicians and sound installers.

ULX1 Wireless Bodypack Transmitter

The low-profile, highly durable body-pack ULX1 has all the characteristics to meet the demands of high performance. For use with headworn, lavalier and instrument microphones, as well as guitars and basses. Attaches to belt, waistband or guitar strap with clip for hands-free mobility.

ULX2 Handheld Transmitter

The ULX2 Handheld Transmitter features 3-segment battery fuel gauge, frequency and power settings, and control lockout. A backlit LCD shows group and channel.

Beta 87A Vocal Microphone

The Shure Beta 87A is a premium quality supercardioid hand-held electret condenser vocal microphone with exceptionally smooth frequency response and high sound pressure level capability. Used for professional sound reinforcement, broadcasting, and studio recording applications, the Beta 87A combines superb performance with the ruggedness needed for touring and field production.

The Beta 87A features a controlled low-frequency roll-off that compensates for proximity effect and prevents the "boomy" sound often associated with close pick-up. The characteristic Shure presence rise brightens the upper midrange. The tight supercardioid pattern, with null points at approximately 125 degrees, provides maximum isolation from other vocalists or instruments while offering minimal off-axis coloration. The Beta 87A operates on phantom power.

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  • RF Carrier Frequency Range: 554.000 to 865.000 MHz (Available frequencies depend on the applicable regulations in the country where the system is
    used). Refer to the frequency supplement supplied with the system.
    Effective Range: 100 m (300 ft.) under optimal conditions (NOTE: Actual working range depends on RF signal absorption, reflection, and interference)
    Audio Frequency Response: 25 to 15,000 Hz, ± 2dB (NOTE: Overall system frequency response depends on the microphone element.)

    ULXP4 Receiver Input
    Connector: Antenna Power Input
    Connector Type: BNC IEC 320
    Actual Impedance: 50 Ohms
    Nominal Input Level: —95 to —30 dBm 15 VDC
    Maximum Input Level: +6 dBm (—20 dBm recommended) 18 Vdc
    Pin Assignments: Shell = Ground Center = Signal IEC Standard
    Voltage for Remote Power: 12 Vdc, 150 mA maximum

    ULXP4 Receiver Output
    Connector: High Z Audio; Low Z Audio
    Output Configuration: High Z Audio Unbalanced (1/4 in.); Low Z Audio Balanced (XLR)
    Actual Impedance: High Z Audio 3 k0hms; Low Z Audio 22
    Nominal Input Level: High Z Audio Pin Assignments: Tip = Hot Ring/ Sleeve = Gnd: Low Z Audio 1 = Ground 2 = Hot 3 = Cold
    Voltage/Current/Phantom: Power Protection?: High Z Audio; Yes Low Z Audio Yes

    ULX1 Transmitter Input
    Connector: TA4F
    Input Configuration: Unbalanced, active
    Actual Impedance: 18 kohms with lavalier microphone; 1 Mohms with instrument cable
    Maximum Input Level: 10 Vp—p (12 dBV) for 1% THD at minimum gain setting
    using 1 kHz signal.
    TA4F Connector Pin Assignments: Pin 1: Tied to Ground; Pin 2: Tied to +5 V; Pin 3: Tied to Audio; Pin 4: Tied thru 20kohms Resistor to Ground. (On instrument adapter cable, Pin 4 floats)
    Voltage for Remote Power: +5 V supplied to microphone cartridge

    ULX1 Transmitter Output
    Actual Impedance: 50 Ohms
    Nominal Output Level: 20 mW
    Maximum Output Level: 30 mW

    ULX2 Transmitter Input
    Input Configuration: Unbalanced, active
    Actual Impedance: 20 kohms
    Maximum Input Level: 10 Vp—p (12 dBV) for 1% THD at minimum gain setting using 1 kHz signal.

    ULX2 Transmitter Output
    Actual Impedance: 50 Ohms
    Nominal Output Level: 20 mW
    Maximum Output Level: 30 mW
    Pin Assignments: Shell = Ground Center = Signal

    Transmitter Audio Polarity: Positive pressure on microphone diaphragm (or positive voltage applied 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
    Transmitter Gain Adjustment Range: ULX1: 25 dB
    Receiver Audio Output Level (± 38 kHz deviation, 1 kHz tone):
    XLR connector (into 600 ohm load): +3.9 dBV (line), —17 dBV (mic)
    1/4 inch connector (into 3000 ohm load): —2 dBV
    Impedance: ULX2 (input): 1 Megohm; ULXP4 (output): 50 ohms at line level; 2000 ohms at mic level
    Modulation: ±38 kHz deviation compressor-expander system with pre- and de-emphasis.
    RF Power Output: ULX2: 30 mW maximum
    Dynamic Range: >100 dB, A-weighted
    RF Sensitivity: 1.26 uV for 12 dB SINAD (typical)
    Image Rejection: 80 dB typical
    Spurious Rejection: 75 dB typical
    Ultimate Quieting (reference ± 38 kHz deviation): >105 dB, A-weighted
    System Distortion (reference ± 38 kHz deviation, 1 kHz modulation): 0.3% total harmonic distortion, typical
    Power Requirements: ULX2: 9V alkaline battery; 8.4 V Nicad optional; ULXS4: 14 - 18 Vdc (negative ground), 550 mA
    Battery Life: 8 to 9 hours (with 9V alkaline battery)
    Operating Temperature Range: - 20 degrees to 49 degrees C (- 4 degrees to 120 degrees F)
    NOTE: Battery characteristics may limit this range
    NOTE: Bodypack and Handheld Transmitters cannot be used simultaneously

    ULXP4 Dimensions (H x W x D): 1.72 in. x 8.56 in. x 6.88 in. (43 mm x 214 mm x 172 mm)
    ULXP4 Weight: 2 lbs 7 oz. (1105 g)

    ULX2/BETA87A Dimensions (Length x diameter): 8.8 x 2 in. (223.5 x 51 mm)
    ULX2/BETA87A Weight: 9.1 oz. (258 g) without battery

    ULX1 Dimensions (H x W x D): 3.86 x 2.68 x 1.10 in. (96.5 x 67 x 26.7 mm)
    ULX1 Weight: 79 g (2.8 oz.) without battery

    Beta 87A Vocal Microphone
    Type: Condenser (electret bias)
    Frequency Response: 50 to 20,000 Hz
    Polar Pattern: Supercardioid
    Output Impedance: Rated at 150 ohms (100 ohms actual ± 20%); Recommended minimum load impedance: 800 ohms
    Sensitivity (at 1,000 Hz): Open Circuit Voltage: -52.5 dBV/Pa* (2.6 mV) *1 Pa = 94 dB SPL
    Clipping Level (at 1,000 Hz): 1000 ohm Load: -6 dBV (0.5 V)
    Maximum SPL (at 1,000 Hz): 140.5 dB (0.25% THD, 1000 ohm load)
    Self-Noise: (equivalent sound pressure level; measured with true RMS voltmeter); 23.5 dB typical, A-weighted; 25.5 dB typical, weighted per DIN 45 405
    Dynamic Range: 117 dB (maximum SPL to A-weighted noise level)
    Signal-to-Noise Ratio: 70.5 dB at 94 dB SPL (IEC 651)(S/N ratio is difference between 94 dB SPL and equivalent SPL of self-noise A-weighted.)
    Polarity: Positive pressure on diaphragm produces positive voltage on pin 2 relative to pin 3
    Power: Phantom Supply Requirement: 11 to 52 VDC, positive at both pins 2 and 3; Current Drain: 1.0 to 1.2 mA
    Connector: Three-pin (XLR) professional audio
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