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Shure expands the SLX-D wireless mic ecosystem with XLR Rx and on-camera Tx

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Shure has announced a few new additions to its Shure SLXD wireless microphone system.Buy here). The SLX D avoids interference caused by other systems because it operates on UHF. It’s nowhere near the 2.4GHz frequencies that WiFi, Bluetooth, and So, if you want to know more about how to get started with your own business, please contact us.There are many other devices that are used today.

The new devices include the SLXD5 portable digital wireless receiver (Buy here), which plugs into your camera or audio recorder and the SLXD3 Plug-on Digital Wireless Transmitter (Buy here).

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It’s still digital, not analogue

Despite operating at UHF frequencies instead of the usual 2.4GHz, it’s still a digital system. Normally, analogue systems use UHF frequencies. But Shure’s implemented it in a range of frequencies less susceptible to interference.

Shure SLXD is available in three different frequencies. G58 is 470-514MHz. H55 is between 514-558MHz and J52 is between 558-602MHz & 614-616MHz. Check which frequencies are needed for your location before purchasing!

The world is filled to the gills with 2.4GHz signals from WiFi, Bluetooth, smartphones, and various other “smart” devices. Not to mention almost everybody else’s microphone systems and even wireless video transmission systems.

Avoiding 2.4GHz is a great thing. I know from experience that different parts in the world or even different parts within a country can have different frequencies. In some areas, certain frequencies are heavily flooded while in other areas they are almost completely inactive.

Shure SLXD5 Wireless Portable Digital Receiver

Shure SLXD5 Receiver

The Shure SLXD5 wireless receiver is the core of the system – at least for filmmakers. It can be attached to your camera or audio recorder and receives signals from the various Shure SLXD microphones.

It’s a fairly wide system now, too, covering everything from filmmaker tools to live on-stage presentation gear. For filmmakers this mainly means things like SLXD1 wireless belt packs.Buy here) or the SLXD3 XLR transmitters (that’s further down the page).

On the other hand, if you want to get the crowd pumped, there’s There is a microphone in the SLX D System for that, too.

Shure SLXD3 Plug On Digital Wireless Transmitter

Shure SLXD3 XLR Transmitter

XLR wireless transmitters are the best for me. They’re not that common in most systems, but they can be the most valuable. On location, where it’s difficult or impossible to lay a cable – or just when you have to move a lot and don’t want a wire to be a tripping hazard – wireless XLR transmitters can save the day.

It works with both condenser and dynamic microphones. This means that it doesn’t matter whether your microphone needs phantom power or not. Both types of microphones will work fine.

Filmmakers will find this most useful with shotgun microphones. But you could also pair this with a Shure SM58.Buy here) for a wireless handheld interview microphone.

Price and Availability

Shure SLXD5 wireless transmitter is available. Buy Now for $379. The Shure SLXD3 XLR Wireless Transmitter is also available. Buy Now for $349.


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