AKG WMS4500 HC577 L Fleshtone Head-Worn Wireless Microphone Set (Band 8: 570 - 600 MHz)

AKG WMS4500 HC577 L Fleshtone Head-Worn Wireless Microphone Set (Band 8: 570 - 600 MHz)

AKG WMS4500 HC577 L Fleshtone Head-Worn Wireless Microphone Set (Band 8: 570 - 600 MHz)

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AKG WMS4500 HC577 L Fleshtone Head-Worn Wireless Microphone Set (Band 8: 570 - 600 MHz)

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Product Highlights

  • PT4500 Pocket Transmitter
  • SR4500 Receiver
  • HC577 L Head-Worn Microphone
  • True Diversity Receiver with Metal Case
  • 1,200 Selectable Frequencies
  • Transmitter with up to 50mW RF Output
  • Auto Setup and Environment Scan
  • Flesh Colored Mic for Near Invisibility
  • Dual-Diaphragm Transducer
  • Omnidirectional Polar Pattern
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  • 1Description

The WMS4500 HC577 L Fleshtone Head-Worn Wireless Microphone Set from AKG contains the PT4500 Pocket Transmitter, the SR4500 Receiver and the HC577 L Fleshtone Head-Worn Microphone. It is designed as a wireless set for live-sound and on-camera performance applications in which the vocalist needs a lightweight and low profile wireless microphone solution. When worn, the HC577 L places the mic in front of your mouth and it connects via its built-in 3-pin mini XLR cable to the PT4500 transmitter. The PT4500 transmits the signal to the SR4500 receiver which may be connected to your mixer and sound reinforcement system.

The HC577 L is a head-worn microphone specifically designed to be inconspicuous when used by performers on stage or on camera. The microphone uses a CK77 omnidirectional transducer and has a Teflon moisture shield that protects the microphone from moisture and perspiration. The two vertical diaphragms are mounted back to back and set out of phase to cancel out mechanical and cable noise. The dual-diaphragm capsule also has an additional gold-sputtered protective diaphragm that is designed to stop moisture and perspiration from damaging the transducer.

The PT4500 is a pocket transmitter with an aluminum body. It has an RF output power of up to 50mW to maximize resistance to interference and dropouts. It also has a backlit display and a pilot tone system that sends transmitter status data to the receiver, including mute switch position and remaining battery life. The unit can operate for up to 15 hours on standard AA batteries, or up to 12 hours on the optional BP 4000 battery pack.

The SR4500 is a true diversity UHF receiver that is designed to provide maximum ease of use and a wide range of functions. It operates in a 30 MHz wide UHF band and each frequency preset provides up to 19 intermodulation-free channels. The maximum number of selectable frequencies is 1,200. Using several WMS4500 systems in different frequency bands allows you to operate as many as 70 channels simultaneously. A backlit color display and a jog wheel are in place to make the SR4500 easy to use, and a programmable LED ring indicates important system parameters at a glance. The SR4500's battery life readout feature, which monitors the battery life of the PT4500 transmitter, is especially useful in concert sound applications that call for continuous uninterrupted performance. The SR4500 receives a pilot tone from the transmitter which contains status data including the remaining battery capacity. The pilot tone decoder also allows the detection and display of other important information including the current position of the transmitter's MUTE switch. The SR4500 also features Auto Setup and Environment Scan functions which automatically analyze the local RF environment, find usable frequency groups, and set frequencies. Furthermore the optional HUB4000 Q ethernet interface allows you to connect multiple SR4500 receivers for integration into the HiQnet audio networking system for remote monitoring and configuration from your Windows-based computer.

True diversity receiver housed in all-metal case
Bodypack transmitter with aluminum body
30 MHz wide UHF band, with up to 1,200 selectable frequencies
Using several frequency bands allows up to 70 channels to be operated simultaneously
Transmitter battery status monitoring and tone code squelch
Auto Setup, Environment Scan, and Rehearsal functions for quick and easy setup
Backlit, programmable color display and jog wheel on receiver
3-pin Phoenix logic output on receiver for controlling functions on external devices such as channel muting on an AS 8 automatic mixer
Integrated data interface for controlling and monitoring from a PC via System Architect software with optional HUB4000 ethernet interface
Transmitter up to 50mW RF output to maximize range and minimize interference
15 hour battery life with 2 AA on transmitter
Mic has adjustable headband and left/right selectable boom for maximum comfort and flexibility
Dual-diaphragm transducer for suppression of cable noise
Resistant to moisture and perspiration to withstand stage performances
Interchangeable capsule module for quick and easy service
Omnidirectional polar pattern for unchanging sound pickup in all directions
In the Box
AKG WMS4500 HC577 L Fleshtone Head-Worn Wireless Microphone Set (Band 8: 570 - 600 MHz)
  • SR 4500 Rack Mount True Diversity UHF Wireless Receiver
  • PT 4500 Wireless Bodypack Transmitter
  • HC577 Headworn Microphone
  • Belt Clip
  • 19" Rack Mount kit
  • 2 x LR6 Batteries
  • 2 x Antennas
  • Limited 1-Year Warranty
  • Table of Contents
    • 1Description
    Microphone
    Type Pre-polarized dual-diaphragm condenser
    Polar Pattern Omnidirectional
    Frequency Range 20 Hz to 20 kHz
    Sensitivity 8 mV/Pa (-42 dBV)
    Maximum SPL 133 dB (for 1% THD)
    Equivalent Noise <26 dB-A
    Signal-to-Noise Ratio >68 dB
    Impedance <3.5 kohms
    Recommended Load 10 kohms
    Supply Voltage 1.5 to 12 VDC
    Current Consumption <0.6 mA
    Output Connectors 3-pin Mini XLR
    Power Requirements 18 to 48 V phantom power to DIN/IEC
    Cable 5" (1.5 m )
    Receiver
    Antenna 2 x UHF
    Modulation FM
    Carrier Frequency Band 8: 570 - 600 MHz (25kHz Steps)
    Audio Frequency Response 35 Hz - 20 kHz
    Total Harmonic Distortion < 0.3%
    Signal to Noise Ratio > 120 dBA
    Connectors 1 x 3-Pin XLR Balanced Output
    1 x 1/4" TS Unbalanced Output
    1 x 3 pin Phoenix Logic Output
    Base Dimensions (WxHxD) 7.8 x 1.7 x 7.4" (200 x 44 x 190 mm)
    Weight 2.2 lb (972 g)
    Transmitter
    Modulation FM
    Carrier Frequency Band 8: 570 - 600 MHz (25 kHz Steps)
    RF Output 50 mW
    Audio Frequency Response 35 Hz - 20 kHz
    Total Harmonic Distortion (THD) < 0.3%
    Signal to Noise Ratio > 120 dBA
    Battery 2 x AA Batteries, Up to 15 Hours
    Optional BP 4000 Rechargeable Battery, Up to 12 Hours
    Dimensions (HxWxD) 2.8 x 3.5 x 1" (70 x 90 x 25 mm)
    Weight 3.4 oz (95 g)

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