Shure Previews Axient Wireless System, Unveils PGX Digital Wireless System

Jan 20, 2011 5:16 PM

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At the recently concluded Winter NAMM show in Anaheim, Calif., Shure Incorporated previewed its new Axient wireless microphone system, which promises to avoid interference by automatically changing frequencies. The Axient system is said to employ new technologies that work together to deliver interference-free audio for live broadcast, theater, music and corporate events.

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Shure Axient wireless system

Shure states that the Axient Wireless microphone system will be available in the middle of 2011 with pricing TBD.

The Interference Detection and Avoidance feature detects RF interference and enables the system to move to a clear and compatible frequency in milliseconds, making even major interference undetectable. The Frequency Diversity feature transmits full-bandwidth audio on two separate frequencies for seamless, uninterrupted audio for mission-critical channels, even in the face of direct RF interference.

The ShowLink remote control enables the user to make real-time remote adjustments of transmitter settings like audio gain from the receiver or a laptop, while the microphone is live. ShowLink remote control extends throughout the transmitter’s RF range.

The Axient Spectrum Manager constantly scans the RF environment, and performs frequency compatibility calculations to assign clear frequencies to each wireless transmitter. It also continuously monitors, ranks and deploys backup frequencies automatically.

Smart lithium-ion rechargeable battery packs are said to have "zero memory effect" and deliver accurate battery life metering in hours and minutes, time remaining to full charge, and battery health.

Wireless Workbench Version 6 is a new software interface that enables the Axient user to monitor and control the entire system. Wireless Workbench features a redesigned graphical user interface.

More information about the Axient system is available at axient.net.

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Shure PGX Digital Wireless System

At NAMM Shure also introduced the PGX Digital Wireless System, which operates in the nationwide 900MHz band and adds 24-bit/48kHz digital audio to Shure's analog PGX wireless products.

Shure designed the handheld systems to match the sound signatures of microphones like the cardioid SM58 and supercardioid Beta58A. Instrument systems come with either the Beta98H/C clip-on instrument mic or the WA302 guitar cable. Presenter systems include either the WL185 cardioid lavalier, WL93 omnidirectional lavalier, or PG30 headset. All systems ship with the PGXD4 diversity receiver and a padded carrying case.

Shure PGX Digital Wireless systems will carry a two-year limited warranty and can be purchased at select retail partners.

Find a Shure authorized dealer.

Find out more about the Shure PGX Digital Wireless System.






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