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Stress Free for large theatre, installed sound and tour sound applications - WMS4500 HC577 Set BD1

The WMS4500 analog reference wireless microphone system provides highest channel quantity, maximum reliability and easy setup. Combining several frequency bands allows to operate up to 70 channels simultaneously providing an enormous headroom of security for channel management. In combination with the outstanding audio quality WMS4500 gained worldwide recognition as a reliable workhorse in huge installations and on tour. An optional network remote control allows frequency coordination and monitoring of multi-channel systems via PC software System Architect, Apple iPhone/iPad/iPod or via Soundcraft Vi consoles. For easy configuration of customized systems, all system components are available individually.


» Auto Setup, Environment Scan, and Rehearsal functions for quick and easy setup. » HiQnet network remote control and monitoring from PC via Harman System Architect software, Apple iPhone/iPad/iPod or Soundcraft Vi consoles. » Up to 70 simultaneous channels for safe channel management in huge productions. » Supreme audio quality for highly demanding vocals, guitar and e-bass. » Pilot Tone transmission for transmitter battery status monitoring and tone code squelch.

Component Highlights

» True diversity receiver with all-metal case. » Available in eight UHF bands 30MHz wide each, 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 with selectable warning signal for ease of use. » Output for controlling external devices .» Integrated data interface for controlling and monitoring from PC via System ArchitectTM. » Supreme audio quality provides best sound for guitar, electric bass and highly demanding vocals» Up to 50mW transmission power for maximum radio signal strength for long-distance applications» 15 hour battery life with two standard AA-size alkaline batteries» Real-time display of the remaining operating time (battery lifetime) in hours» Integrated charging contacts for quick charging of BP4000 battery-packs inside the transmitter

SR4500 True-diversity receiver
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The SR4500 analog true diversity reference wireless receiver provides maximum ease of use with an automatic setup function and scan of the radio frequency environment. The rehearsal mode supports the engineer during sound check with information on the systems signal quality. The programmable status monitor shows all relevant system information on an illuminated multicolor LED ring. Its precise battery life readout in hours is a valuable advantage in wireless applications. A wide range of professional antenna splitters, power supplies and high-quality remote antennas is available to set up a reliablewireless system, even in a large area.

WMS4500 Applications Comparison Chart
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Systems for all Applications

This chart compares the other WMS4500 systems available.The Vocal Set D7 includes a HT4500 hand-held transmitter featuring a D7 reference dynamic vocal microphone which combines the subtle and open sound of a condenser capsule with the powerful resonance of a dynamic microphone.The Instrumental Set includes a PT4500 body-pack transmitter with supreme wireless audio quality in a rugged metal housing. The package contains a professional instrument cable to safely connect the transmitter with E guitar, E bass, keyboard and other electronic instruments.The CK77 Set includes a rugged PT4500 body-pack transmitter and a moisture resistant, miniature Lavalier microphone.The HC577 Set includes a rugged PT4500 body-pack transmitter with supreme audio quality. The package includes a HC577 premium skin colour head-worn microphone for on-stage use.The CM311 reference head-worn condenser microphone is designed for touring and live-sound applications. It sounds like the best handheld microphones ? full, clear and distortion-free, even with the loudest singers.


The HC 577 L is a highly professional head-worn condenser mi- Refer to fig. 1.crophone specifically designed for almost "invisible" use byperformers on stage and radio or TV moderators. In line with thisconcept, the microphone is extremely light.The dual-diaphragm microphone capsule (1) on the HC 577 Lfeatures an additional gold-sputtered protective diaphragm thatprevents moisture and perspiration from penetrating into thetransducer. This reduces the risk of failure caused by humidityto a practical minimum.Both the microphone arm (2) and the microphone arm holder (3)are removable. Therefore, you can mount the microphone arm(2) either on the left or right temple piece (4). In addition, youmay snap the microphone arm into the microphone arm holderat any desired point to adjust the distance between the microphoneand the user's mouth.

Hanan With Alicia Keys’ “Set The World On Fire” Tour
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Hanan Takes HARMAN’s AKG WMS4500 Wireless System On the Road With Alicia Keys’ “Set The World On Fire” Tour

Hanan, an Israel-born guitarist who moved to New York with his family at 12, has built his music career from the ground up, sharing the stage and studio with world-renowned acts, such as Jennifer Hudson, Bonnie Raitt, Steve Jordan, Keyshia Cole, Anthony Hamilton, Gladys Knight, Kanye West, Nas, BB King, and Roy Hargrove, among many others.“Until I tried the AKG WMS4500, I was fed up with other unreliable wireless systems in the industry and was seriously considering using a very long cable during shows,” stated Hanan. “Most wireless systems I’ve played with affect my sound negatively, especially the high end. The shimmer of the guitar and tone depth are lost. With the WMS4500, it’s not about what the system is providing, but what it’s NOT taking away.” Hanan plays lead guitar on Alicia Keys’ international “Set The World On Fire” Tour.

"PT4500 PT4500 Body-pack transmitter
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The PT4500 is an analog reference wireless body-pack transmitter with supreme wireless audio quality for instrumental and vocal use. The pilot tone prevents unexpected system startup noise, continuously sending transmitter data, including mute switch position and remaining battery life, to the receiver. An optional RMS4000 external mute switch allows the user to mute the transmitter remotely.WMS4500 transmitters offer an unmatched battery life of 15 hours with two standard AA-size alkaline batteries. With the integrated charging contacts, the optional BP4000 battery-pack can be charged inside the transmitter.

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The WMS4500 HC577 Set package includes:

»1 x SR4500 True-diversity receiver»1 x PT4500 Body-pack transmitter»1 x HC577 Reference miniature head-worn microphone»1 x Stand adapter»2 x AA size batteries»2 x Antennas»1 x Rack mounting kit»1 x Power supply

  • 1 x SR4500 True-diversity receiver
  • 1 x PT4500 Body-pack transmitter
  • 1 x HC577 Reference miniature head-worn microphone
  • 1 x Stand adapter
  • 650.1 - 680.0 MHz - 50mW
  • Up to 70 simultaneous channels for safe channel management in huge productions
  • Supreme audio quality for highly demanding vocals, guitar and e-bass
  • Pilot Tone transmission for transmitter
  • 1 SR4500 receiver
  • MPN : WMS4500 HC577
  • UPC : 885038033875


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