Shure BLX Wireless Systems Now Shipping BLX Series Delivers Professional-Quality Wireless Performance with Easy Setup

May 29, 2013

NILES, Ill., May 29, 2013Shure Incorporated announced today that its BLX Wireless Systems are now shipping. Offering world-class design and rugged construction, the easy-to-use BLX Wireless Systems couple high-quality sound with simple setup and an intuitive interface. The BLX series is ready to take from box to stage, creating an optimal solution for musicians, singers, and presenters who want the best in professional wireless products at an affordable price.

Within the variety of receiver options available, the new BLX Wireless Systems include a half-rack size for installed applications. The BLX series makes it easier than ever to unplug from wired microphones, achieve uncompromised high quality sound, and enjoy freedom of movement on stage. When users are working in complex environments, RF interference can be avoided with Shure’s one-touch QuickScan frequency scanning feature, which quickly locates the best open frequency channel.

With a 300-foot performance range and up to 14 hours of battery life, performers and engineers can rely on the system for extended use. Powered by two AA batteries, systems are available in a wide offering of bodypack and handheld configurations with multiple handheld, lavalier, instrument, and headset microphone choices.

Key Transmitter Options and Features:

BLX1 Bodypack Transmitter:

  • TQG connection for use with Shure lavalier, headset, earset, and instrument microphones and guitar cables
  • Tactile on and off switch
  • Adjustable gain control
  • Lightweight, rugged construction

BLX2 Handheld Transmitter:

  • Integrated microphone capsule options, including Shure’s PG58, SM58®, and Beta58A
  • -10 dB gain attenuation
  • Lightweight, rugged construction
  • Color ID caps, available separately

Key Receiver Options and Features:

BLX4 Single Channel Receiver:

  • One-touch QuickScan frequency selection quickly locates the best open frequency
  • Up to 12 compatible systems per frequency band
  • Two-color audio status LED indicators
  • LED display
  • XLR and ¼” output connectors

BLX4R Single Channel Receiver (in a half-rack size for easy mounting):

  • Rack mount kit included
  • Adjustable output level
  • Removable antennas for quick antenna distribution
  • One-touch QuickScan frequency selection quickly locates the best open frequency
  • Up to 12 compatible systems per frequency band
  • Two-color audio and RF status LED indicators
  • LCD display with detailed RF and audio metering
  • XLR and ¼” output connectors

BLX88 Dual Channel Receiver:

  • One-touch QuickScan frequency selection quickly locates the best open frequency
  • Up to 12 compatible systems per frequency band
  • Two-color audio status LED indicators
  • LED display
  • XLR and ¼” output connectors

BLX system configurations vary globally.

“BLX is about making great performance available to everyone. BLX audio is engineered to match the tailored, refined sound of Shure’s high-end analog wireless systems, and it includes significant improvements in wireless stability,” said Erik Vaveris, Category Director for Wireless Products at Shure. “BLX also offers a choice in receiver form factors. The lightweight and ultra-portable BLX4 and BLX88 are perfect for musicians on-the-go. The BLX4R uses Shure’s durable half-rack chassis with removable antennas and includes everything you need to install it in an equipment rack.”

Now shipping, Shure BLX Wireless systems are available through authorized Shure resellers in numerous configurations with a wide range of Shure microphone options. Pricing begins at $374 MSRP/$299 MAP. For more information, visit www.shure.com.