Offering Shure’s patented Audio Reference Companding technology (which uses a variable compression ratio, eliminating wireless artifacts during quiet passages and a high-quality dynamic range) and a setup with automatic synchronization, SLX Wireless Systems support up to 20 compatible systems (area-dependent).
Using auto-frequency selection and auto-transmitter setup, the system scans the wireless landscape and instantly identifies a clear channel. Then, guided by an infrared link, at the touch of a button the transmitter automatically syncs with the receiver. With more htan 960 operating frequencies across 24 MHz of UHF bandwidth, users should be able to quickly and easily setup up to 20 systems in a given location (area-dependent).
The SLX wireless receiver is outfitted with rackmount hardware, detachable 1/4-wave antennas, a backlit LCD (showing group, channel, frequency, transmitter, battery strength and locked/unlocked status), 1/4-inch and XLR output connectors, frequency and power lockouts, an in-line power supply and a rear panel volume control.
SLX’s handheld and bodypack transmitters offer users a choice of Shure’s microphones, a timed backlit LCD, frequency and power lockouts and 300 feet of operating range. Two AA batteries provide eight hours of continuous use. The bodypack transmitter works with headworn, lavalier and instrument microphones and cables. Handheld transmitters are offered with SM58, SM86, Beta 58A, Beta 87A and Beta 87C capsules.
Suggested retail prices for a turnkey SLX system with a handheld SM58 begin at $850 U.S. For more information, visit www.shure.com/wireless/slx/default.asp. For more new sound reinforcement products, visit mixonline.com/livesound/products/.