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UHF-R Wireless Systems

UHF-R Wireless Systems

Premier Wireless Technology.Shure UHF-R® Wireless Microphone Systems master the high pressure and extreme conditions of any large-scale touring or installations environment while delivering uncompromising Shure sound. Rock-solid engineering, the latest technology, and unparalleled RF performance provide sound professionals with all the features and flexibility they need to tightly control up to 108 systems for the most elaborate productions.

Flagship networkable wireless technology used by professionals all over the world.

Tec Award Winner 2006

  • UHF-R incorporates automatic frequency selection, transmitter sync and smart menu-driven system functionality for intuitive and fast setup.
  • Up to 2400 selectable frequencies across an ultra-wide 60 MHz bandwidth provide superior capability to respond to changing or unpredictable RF conditions.
  • UHF-R Wireless features Shure patented Audio Reference Companding for crystal-clear sound beyond the limits of conventional wireless technology.
  • UHF-R is available with the premium KSM9 Dual-Diaphragm Wireless Transmitter.
  • UR1M Micro-Bodypack Transmitter is also available with UHF-R.
  • Get the latest version of the Wireless Workbench software.
Part of the flagship UHF-R series provides single-channel options and cascading for premium wireless.
Part of the flagship UHF-R series provides dual-channel options and cascading for premium wireless.
UHF-R portable wireless receiver for ENG and professional field and media productions
The robust UR1 Bodypack Transmitter, part of the Flagship UHF-R wireless series is the standard for professional performance
Lightweight and discreet UHF-R Bodypack Transmitter with TA4M or Lemo-3 connector options.
High-Power Bodypack Transmitter for robust signal strength in professional applications

Transmitter

This industry-standard vocal mic, delivers warm and clear vocal reproduction. First choice for performances worldwide
Rugged cardioidPicks up most sound in front of the microphone and some from the sides. It is less susceptible to feedback in high volume environments.Read moreGo to the glossary condenser microphoneCondenser microphones are more sensitive, give a smooth, natural sound and need to be powered.Read moreGo to the glossary with an extended high frequency responseThis is the range of frequencies, from the lowest to the highest, that a mic can pick up.Read moreGo to the glossary, constructed to withstand the rigors of touring.
Rugged, supercardioidPicks up most sound in front of the microphone and very little from the sides, making it more directional than a cardioid mic. Read moreGo to the glossary condenser microphoneCondenser microphones are more sensitive, give a smooth, natural sound and need to be powered.Read moreGo to the glossary with superior rejection for clear reproduction of warm and accurate lead vocals in noisy environments.
DynamicDynamic mics have a simple, rugged construction and can handle very high sound pressure levels.Read moreGo to the glossary vocal microphone, a tailored frequency responseThis is the range of frequencies, from the lowest to the highest, that a mic can pick up.Read moreGo to the glossary accentuates vocals, supercardioidPicks up most sound in front of the microphone and very little from the sides, making it more directional than a cardioid mic. Read moreGo to the glossary pattern isolates from other sound sources
CondenserCondenser microphones are more sensitive, give a smooth, natural sound and need to be powered.Read moreGo to the glossary vocal microphone has supercardioidPicks up most sound in front of the microphone and very little from the sides, making it more directional than a cardioid mic. Read moreGo to the glossary polar patternPolar pattern describes how well the microphone hears sound from different directions.Read moreGo to the glossary and a smooth, tailored response for warm, accurate sound.
Vocal mic with smooth, tailored response for a warm, natural sound. Ideal fo ruse with in ear monitors
Premium vocal condenser microphoneCondenser microphones are more sensitive, give a smooth, natural sound and need to be powered.Read moreGo to the glossary that has a dual diaphragm design and switchable polar patternsPolar pattern describes how well the microphone hears sound from different directions.Read moreGo to the glossary.
UHF-R Plug-on transmitter for all dynamicDynamic mics have a simple, rugged construction and can handle very high sound pressure levels.Read moreGo to the glossary or condenser microphonesCondenser microphones are more sensitive, give a smooth, natural sound and need to be powered.Read moreGo to the glossary
OmnidirectionalEqually sensitive to sound from all directions, but cannot be „aimed“ to isolate one area.Read moreGo to the glossary condenserCondenser microphones are more sensitive, give a smooth, natural sound and need to be powered.Read moreGo to the glossary wireless microphone capsule
Premium vocal microphone, with switchable hypercardioidHypercardioid microphones pick up most sound from the front, and very little from the sides.Read moreGo to the glossary and subcardioid polar patternsPolar pattern describes how well the microphone hears sound from different directions.Read moreGo to the glossary.
The KSM8 Dualdyne CardioidPicks up most sound in front of the microphone and some from the sides. It is less susceptible to feedback in high volume environments.Read moreGo to the glossary DynamicDynamic mics have a simple, rugged construction and can handle very high sound pressure levels.Read moreGo to the glossary Vocal Microphone is the first-ever dual-diaphragm dynamicDynamic mics have a simple, rugged construction and can handle very high sound pressure levels.Read moreGo to the glossary handheld microphone for high-end vocal reproduction and sound-reinforcement control.

Headsets – for use with UR1, UR1M and UR1H bodypack transmitter

A headworn electretAn electret microphone is small, and like a condenser, is sensitive and gives a smooth, natural sound.Read moreGo to the glossary condenserCondenser microphones are more sensitive, give a smooth, natural sound and need to be powered.Read moreGo to the glossary mic for wireless use for maximum mobility
A nearly invisible ultra-thin, fully adjustable design
For a warm, natural sound - supercardioidPicks up most sound in front of the microphone and very little from the sides, making it more directional than a cardioid mic. Read moreGo to the glossary design
The smallest & lightest microphone - it is practically invisible to your audience
The smallest & lightest microphone; it is practically invisible to your audience

Lavaliers – for use with UR1, UR1M and UR1H bodypack transmitter

Premium omnidirectionalEqually sensitive to sound from all directions, but cannot be „aimed“ to isolate one area.Read moreGo to the glossary lavalier microphone
Premium supercardioidPicks up most sound in front of the microphone and very little from the sides, making it more directional than a cardioid mic. Read moreGo to the glossary lavalier microphone
Premium cardioidPicks up most sound in front of the microphone and some from the sides. It is less susceptible to feedback in high volume environments.Read moreGo to the glossary lavalier microphone
Professional subminiature electretAn electret microphone is small, and like a condenser, is sensitive and gives a smooth, natural sound.Read moreGo to the glossary condenserCondenser microphones are more sensitive, give a smooth, natural sound and need to be powered.Read moreGo to the glossary lavalier microphone with omnidirectionalEqually sensitive to sound from all directions, but cannot be „aimed“ to isolate one area.Read moreGo to the glossary polar patternPolar pattern describes how well the microphone hears sound from different directions.Read moreGo to the glossary
Professional subminiature electretAn electret microphone is small, and like a condenser, is sensitive and gives a smooth, natural sound.Read moreGo to the glossary condenserCondenser microphones are more sensitive, give a smooth, natural sound and need to be powered.Read moreGo to the glossary lavalier microphone with omnidirectionalEqually sensitive to sound from all directions, but cannot be „aimed“ to isolate one area.Read moreGo to the glossary polar patternPolar pattern describes how well the microphone hears sound from different directions.Read moreGo to the glossary
All-purpose, rugged, easy to hide micro-lavalier

Instrument Options – for use with UR1, UR1M and UR1H bodypack transmitter

Condenser microphoneCondenser microphones are more sensitive, give a smooth, natural sound and need to be powered.Read moreGo to the glossary for brass or percussion instruments, flexible integrated gooseneck with clip-on clamp for precise positioning

Frequency ranges and power output for the transmitters

Band    

Range           

Power Output

G1E

470-530 MHz

10/50 mW

J5E

578-638 MHz 

10/50 mW

K4E*

606-666 MHz

10/50 mW

L3E

638-698 MHz 

10/50 mW

M5E

694-758 MHz 

10/50 mW

Q5

740-814 MHz 

10/50 mW

R9**

790-865 MHz

10/50 mW

* Primary UK frequency version covering Channel 38. Usable now and after the 2012 switchover. 

** Can be used after 2012 switchover if tuned to licence free deregulated spectrum (863-865) ONLY.

Channel 38 switchover information and helpline 01992 703038

Please note that a valid license is required to operate wireless equipment in Channel 38. Contact JFMG at www.jfmg.co.uk for details.

System technical specifications

  • Compatible systems per frequencyThis is how many times a sound or radio wave oscillates in one second.Read moreGo to the glossary band (up to): 60
  • Selectable frequencies: 3200
  • Auto Setup Features: Scan/Group Scan/Sync
  • Audio Reference Companding: Yes
  • Included Antennas: Remoteable 1/2-wave
  • Antenna Options: Yes
  • Receiver Network Ability: Integrated
  • PC Control: Yes
  • Rack Hardware: Integrated
  • Case: Transmitter Case
  • Transmitter Display: Backlit multi-function LCD
  • Receiver Display: Multi-function LCD + LEDs
  • Battery, Endurance: Depending on transmitter and RF-power settings

Further Technical Specs

  • RF Carrier FrequencyThis is how many times a sound or radio wave oscillates in one second.Read moreGo to the glossary Range: 470-865 MHz, depending on region
  • Working Range: UR1, UR2, UR1M: 150 m (500 ft.), under typical conditions, 500 m (1600 ft) line-of-sight, outdoors for a single system
  • NOTE: Actual working range depends on RF signal absorption, reflection and interference
  • Audio Frequency ResponseThis is the range of frequencies, from the lowest to the highest, that a mic can pick up.Read moreGo to the glossary: 40 – 18,000 Hz,(+1 dB, –3 dB).
  • NOTE: Overall system frequency responseThis is the range of frequencies, from the lowest to the highest, that a mic can pick up.Read moreGo to the glossary depends on the microphone element
  • Gain Adjustment Range
  • UR1, UR1M: –20 to +35 dB
  • UR2: –10 to +20 dB
  • Modulation: FM (45 kHz max. deviation), compander system with pre- and de-emphasis
  • RF Power Output
  • See table above.
  • Dynamic RangeThis is the difference between the queitest and loudest sound that a mic can pick up.Read moreGo to the glossary: >105 dB, A-weighted
  • Image Rejection: >110 dB typical
  • RF SensitivityThis is how mich signal a microphone produces for a given amount of sound.Read moreGo to the glossary
    • UR4S
      • –110 dBm Typical: 12 dB SINAD
      • –105 dBm Typical: 30 dB SINAD
    • UR4D
      • –107 dBm Typical: 12 dB SINAD
      • –102 dBm Typical: 30 dB SINAD
  • Spurious Rejection: >90 dB typical
  • Ultimate Quieting (ref. 45 kHz deviation): >100 dB, A-weighted
  • Signal Polarity: Positive pressure on microphone diaphragm (or positive voltage applied to tip of WA302 phone plug) produces positive voltage on XLR output pin 2 with respect to XLR pin 3 and on the tip of the 1/4-inch output jack.
  • System Distortion (ref. ± 45 kHz deviation, 1 kHz modulation): <0.3% Total Harmonic DistortionTotal Harmonic Distortion is a measure of how much electrical noise a device produces. Read moreGo to the glossary typical
  • Power Requirements
    • UR1, UR2: Two 1.5V AA batteries
    • UR1M: Two 1.5V AAA alkaline, lithium primary, and NiMH batteries
  • UR4: 100 to 240 Vac, 50/60 Hz
  • Current Drain
    • UR1, UR2: 180 mA max. (normal RF power setting)
    • 240 mA max. (high RF power setting)
    • UR1M: 130 mA max. at 3V (normal RF power setting)
    • 200 mA max. at 3V (high RF power setting)
    • UR4D, UR4S: 0.8 Amps max.
  • Battery Life (Typical): UR2: 9.5 hours (low power), 6 hours (high power)
  • Operating Temperature Range: –18° to +57° C (0° to +135° F)
    • NOTE: Battery characteristics may limit this range
    • NOTE: Electrical safety approval is based on a maximum ambient temperature of 35°C (95°F).
  • Overall Dimensions
    • UR1: 98 mm L x 60 mm W x 17 mm D (3.84 x 2.38 x 0.66 in.)
    • UR1M: 49 mm L x 60 mm W x 17 mm D (1.9 x 2.38 x 0.66 in.)
    • UR2/SM58: 261 mm L x 51 mm Dia. (10.27 x 2 in.)
    • UR2/SM86: 261 mm L x 51 mm Dia. (10.27 x 2 in.)
    • UR2/SM87A: 254 mm x 51 mm Dia. (10 x 2 in.)
    • UR2/BETA 58: 258 mm L x 51 mm Dia. (10.15 x 2 in.)
    • UR2/BETA 87A, UR2/BETA 87C: 254 mm x 51 mm Dia. (10 x 2 in.)
    • UR2/KSM9/BK, UR2/KSM9/SL: 250 mm x 49 mm Dia. (9 7/8 x 15/16 in.)
    • UR4S/UR4D: 44 mm H x 483 mm W x 366 mm D (1.72 x 19.00 x 14.39 in.)
  • Net Weight
    • UR1: 97 g (3.4 oz.) without battery
    • UR1M: 62 g (2.2 oz.) without batteries
    • UR2/SM58: 356 g (12.6 oz.) without battery
    • UR2/BETA 58: 314 g (11.1oz.) without battery
    • UR2/SM86: 317 g (11.2 oz.) without battery
    • UR2/SM87A: 298 g (10.5 oz.) without battery
    • UR2/BETA 87A, U2/BETA 87C: 325 g (11.5 oz) without battery
    • UR2/KSM9/BK, UR2/KSM9/SL: 410 g (14.4 oz.) without battery
    • UR4S: 4.8 kg (10.6 lbs)
    • UR4D: 5.0 kg (11.0 lbs)
  • Housing:
    • UR1, UR1M: Cast magnesium
    • UR2: Aluminum die-cast handle and aluminum machined battery cup
    • UR4S, UR4D: Galvanized steel

Wireless Workbench Software

Wireless Workbench 6: Comprehensive event management and control software

Shure Wireless Workbench 6 software is the most comprehensive wireless system control available. It provides a rich interface to manage every facet of a performance over the network, from pre-show planning to live performance monitoring.