Wireless Systems

Tips for choosing and using wireless microphones in an evolving spectrum landscape.

Wireless Systems

Future-proofing RF Ops Amid Spectrum Changes

If there is anything we can take away from the recent confirmation of UK regulator, Ofcom’s decision to clear the 700MHz band of UHF spectrum by May 2020, it should be that change is inevitable. Some changes are good, other changes, not so good, but change nonetheless should be expected.
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Wireless Systems and Antenna Placement

Shure Whiteboard Session: Understanding Cables for RF

RF cables are an often overlooked aspect of wireless systems. You can have everything else set up perfectly, but when all is said and done, it’s all too easy to shoot yourself in the foot by selecting the wrong antenna cables. This post will answer common questions about cable components for your RF setup.
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Digital Wireless FAQ: 12 of Your Questions Answered

Digital wireless systems are increasingly common in the world of professional and semi-professional audio. Their growth over the last few years is the result of many factors, from the continual pursuit of better quality sound to the increasingly pressing issue of RF spectrum clearance. Like other areas of the audio world, though, the debate as […]
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Top 5 Most Common Wireless Mistakes

Wireless microphones are essential to the modern production values we’re all accustomed too. And while wireless systems have freed performers from the shackles of cables, they’ve also presented an entirely different set of challenges to the engineer.
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Wireless Channels: The Jargon Demystified

Wireless microphones are still a relatively new technology and have adopted certain terminologies from other areas of the audio industry to describe how they work. Unfortunately, these terminologies do not always translate smoothly. We tackle some of the most common jargon.
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Could Your Mobile Be Eating Your Mic?

From live performance to big events, corporate conferences to your local house of worship, wireless microphones and in-ear monitor systems are now standard for production values. These production values we now accept as standard throughout the audio industry could be under threat from the phone in your pocket.
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ULX-D Digital Wireless in the H50 Band: FAQs

Recently, we made ULX-D® available in the H50 band, so I sat down with Senior Manager of Shure Systems Support Gino Sigismondi to get a better understanding of the benefits of this new offering. Here’s what he had to say… Allison Wolcott Could you tell us a little bit about how the ULX-D line has […]
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Getting Started with GLX-D Digital Wireless – Part 1: Basic Setup

This is where 85 plus years of legendary performance and groundbreaking digital technology meet.  Built to handle the rigors of any stage and available in a variety of configurations, GLX-D® is a revolution in wireless freedom.  The first in a series of seven how-to videos demonstrates the system’s foolproof setup. More GLX-D Digital Wireless Videos Part […]
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Getting Started with GLX-D Digital Wireless – Part 5: Scan and Frequency Changes

GLX-D® uses redundant audio transmission and seamless automatic switching between backup frequencies to ensure a consistent signal.  This video demonstrates how to change the frequency settings if you’re using multiple systems or experiencing interference. More GLX-D Digital Wireless Videos Part 1 – Basic Setup Part 2 – (Pedal) Basic Setup Part 3 – Adjust Gain Part […]
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Getting Started with GLX-D Digital Wireless – Part 7: Using the Lock/Unlock Function

Stuff happens. Maybe the transmitter was accidentally turned off or the system settings mysteriously changed mid-performance. The lock/unlock feature is the system’s wingman and prevents these avoidable incidents. The final video in the series of seven demonstrates this important peace-of-mind feature of GLX-D®. More GLX-D Digital Wireless Videos Part 1 – Basic Setup Part 2 – […]
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The Making of GLX-D Digital Wireless: An Interview

Smart rechargeability. Audio quality that sounds like wired. The first Shure guitar pedal receiver, with an integrated tuner to boot. There’s a lot to get fired up about when it comes to our new GLX-D® Digital Wireless systems, so I sat down with Mike Nagel and Erik Vaveris to capture the big picture, plus some of […]
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Wireless Systems and Antenna Placement

Shure Rechargeable Battery Technology

Depending on your experience with them, rechargeable batteries are either the boon or the bane of your experience in wireless systems.  How much run time is left? Is there time to recharge before the performance?  And with multiple systems using dozens of rechargeables, how can you be sure which are fully charged and which are […]