Outstanding clarity in an extremely comfortable over-the-ear design.

Available Options

MX153B/O Omnidirectional Earset Headworn Microphone, Black
MX153T/O Omnidirectional Earset Headworn Microphone, Tan
MX153C/O Omnidirectional Earset Headworn Microphone, Cocoa

The Shure Microflex® MX153 provides outstanding clarity in an extremely comfortable over-the-ear design. This professional subminiature earset microphone is ideal for applications in which improved gain before feedback over lavalier microphones is desired. Delivering exceptional speech clarity, the MX153 is ideal for corporate presentations, houses of worship, A / V conferencing, and live sound reinforcement.



Microphone Type


Lightweight, sensitive diaphragm. Precisely and smoothly captures sound nuances. Powered by battery or phantom power supply.

Polar Pattern


Equally sensitive to sound from all directions, but cannot be "aimed" to isolate one area.

Frequency Response


Smooth, extended response. Tuned to accentuate specific types of instruments or voices.

Form Factor


Model Line


Broadcast & Media Production Brochure (PDF)
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MX153 Subminiature Earset Microphone (PDF)
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  • Subminiature omnidirectional cartridge offers superior clarity and enhanced plosive protection with no proximity effect
  • Terminated with TQG / TA4F connector for direct connectivity to Shure wireless bodypack transmitters
  • Ultra-lightweight, comfortable, flexible design is stable and easy to place over either ear
  • CommShield® Technology guards against interference from cellular RF devices and digital bodypack transmitters
  • Kevlar™ reinforced soft flex cable
  • Includes protective storage pouch, 3 windscreens, and collar clip
Frequency Response
20 to 20,000 Hz
Phantom power required?
+5 V DC (130 μA minimum)