Sennheiser EW500-965 G3 Wireless Handheld Microphone System with E965 Mic (Frequency G / 566 - 608 MHz)

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Sennheiser EW500-965 G3 Wireless Handheld Microphone System with E965 Mic (Frequency G / 566 - 608 MHz)


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  • Frequency G / 566 - 608 MHz
  • UHF Receiver
  • Handheld Transmitter
  • E965 Condenser Capsule
  • Cardioid and Supercardioid Switch
  • Ethernet Port
  • 42 MHz Bandwidth
  • 1680 Tunable UHF Frequencies
  • 32 Compatible Frequencies Per Bank
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The Sennheiser EW500-965 G3 Wireless Handheld Microphone provides dependable performance for both speech and performance applications and includes a UHF diversity receiver and handheld transmitter. The transmitter and receiver synchronize channel and frequency at the touch of a button. An ethernet port is featured on the EM500 rackmount receiver for remote operation with Wireless Systems Manager (WSM) software from a PC.

The handheld microphone allows you to charge the (optional) rechargeable pack while it remains in the transmitter. The receiver's back-lit display allows for easy operation under dimly-lit conditions and its user friendly menu makes operation quick and easy. The EW500-965 G3 is at home in theaters, clubs, town halls, houses of worship, DJ applications and more.

The E965 features a professional condenser element with switchable polar pattern. Easily switch between cardioid or supercardioid polar patterns
Sturdy metal housing (transmitter and receiver)
42 MHz bandwidth: 1680 tunable UHF frequencies for interference-free reception
Enhanced frequency bank system with up to 32 compatible frequencies
Ethernet port for connecting to the Wireless Systems Manager (WSM) software for control via computer - this delivers a good overview of monitoring and professional data management for multi-channel systems
High-quality true diversity reception
Pilot tone squelch for eliminating RF interference when transmitter is turned off
Automatic frequency scan feature searches for available frequencies
Enhanced AF frequency range
Increased range for audio sensitivity
Wireless synchronization of transmitter parameter from receiver
User-friendly menu operation with more control options
Illuminated graphic display, receiver also shows transmitter settings
Auto-Lock function avoids accidental changing of settings
HDX compander for crystal-clear sound
Transmitter features battery indication in 4 steps, also shown on receiver display
Easy-exchangeable microphone modules from evolution series
Integrated Equalizer and Soundcheck mode
Contacts for recharging BA 2015 accupack directly in the transmitter
Wide range of accessories adapts the system to any requirement
UPC: 615104158405
Type of System Handheld Diversity UHF
RF Carrier Frequency Range Frequency G / 566 - 608 MHz
Approx. Working Range Not Specified By Manufacturer
Overall Frequency Response 80Hz to 18kHz
Signal-to-Noise Ratio > 115 dB(A)
# Of Channels 1680
# Of Simultaneous Systems Not Specified By Manufacturer
Type of Receiver EM500 UHF Diversity
Type of Outputs Balanced XLR
Unbalanced 1/4" Phone
Headphone Monitoring Yes 1/4" Phone with Volume Control
Power Requirements 12V, 350mA
Battery Type/Approx. Life No
Display Illuminated Graphic Display
Mounting Options Rack Mounted (Hardware Included)
Antenna Type Dual - BNC Type
Dimensions 8.3 x 8 x 1.7" (212 x 202 x 43mm)
Weight 2.2 lb (980 g)
Type of Transmitter SKM 500-965
Type of Input Connector No
Type of Microphone Condenser
Polar Pattern Supercardioid and Cardioid
Interchangeable Mic Heads No
Battery Type/Approx. Life AA Alkaline x2
Mute Switch Yes
Level Control No
Antenna Type Integral
Display Illuminated Graphic Display
Dimensions (LxDiameter) 10.4 x 2" (265 x 50mm)
Weight 2.2 lb (980 g)
Packaging Info
Package Weight 7.8 lb
Box Dimensions (LxWxH) 17.7 x 15.1 x 3.1"
Sennheiser EW500-965 G3 Wireless Handheld Microphone System with E965 Mic (Frequency G / 566 - 608 MHz)
  • UHF Diversity Receiver
  • Handheld Transmitter with E965 Capsule
  • MZQ Microphone Stand Mount
  • GA 3 Rack Mount Kit
  • NT 2 Power Supply Unit
  • 2 x Antennas
  • 2 x Stacking Elements
  • 2 x AA Batteries
  • 2 Year Warranty

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    SennheiserEW500-965 G3 Wireless Handheld Microphone System with E965 Mic (Frequency G / 566 - 608 MHz)

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      Comments about Sennheiser EW500-965 G3 Wireless Handheld Microphone System with E965 Mic (Frequency G / 566 - 608 MHz):

      I am purchasing these units to replace aging Shure units. I love the easy setup, wireless sync between receiver and transmitter, metal housings.

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