Product Details

Features

The AD1 is a wireless bodypack transmitter compatible with Axient Digital Wireless Systems.

With breakthrough RF performance and wide tuning up to 184 MHz, the AD1 puts professional-quality wireless digital audio within reach.

Note: When purchasing separate wireless components, please match their frequency bands to ensure proper system operation.

Features

  • Two transmission modes: Standard for optimal coverage and new High Density for maximum system channel count and robust coverage
  • Encryption-enabled, secure transmission
  • Two connector options: TA4 and LEMO3
  • Detachable ¼-wave antenna
  • AA or SB900A lithium-ion rechargeable batteries for convenient power options
  • External contacts for docked charging

Available Options

AD1 Bodypack transmitter with TA4 connector.
AD1LEMO3 Bodypack transmitter with LEMO connector.

FCC Consumer Alert (U.S.)

Most users do not need a license to operate this wireless microphone system. Nevertheless, operating this microphone system without a license is subject to certain restrictions: the system may not cause harmful interference; it must operate at a low power level (not in excess of 50 milliwatts); and it has no protection from interference received from any other device. Purchasers should also be aware that the FCC is currently evaluating use of wireless microphone systems, and these rules are subject to change.

For more information, call the FCC at 1-888-CALL-FCC (TTY: 1-888-TELL-FCC) or visit the FCC’s wireless microphone website at www.fcc.gov/cgb/wirelessmicrophones.

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Software & Downloads

Brochures

File Language Type File Size
Axient Digital English PDF 8.21 mb

CAD Drawings

File Language Type File Size
AD1 with LEMO Connector CAD File English ZIP 444 kb
AD1 with TQG Connector CAD File English ZIP 422 kb

Wireless Frequency Compatibility Charts

File Language Type File Size
Axient Digital Frequency Chart English PDF 2.88 mb

Specification Sheets

File Language Type File Size
Axient Digital Specification Sheet English PDF 2.04 mb

User Guides

File Language Type File Size
AD1 User Guide

Firmware

To install firmware for this product, Shure Update Utility is required. For more information, reference the Quick Start Guide for Shure Update Utility.

Version

File Date Download Size
AD1, AD2, ADX1, ADX1M, and ADX2 - Axient Digital Transmitters See release notes Posted September 05, 2018 Download PACK (1.07 mb)

New Feature

  • Initial firmware for ADX1, ADX1M, and ADX2 transmitters.

Improvements

  • Support for new or changed frequency bands:
    • Israel (R52) 794 MHz – 806 MHz
    • U.S. (G57) 470 MHz – 608 MHz: Now excludes 600 MHz guard bands
    • U.S. (G57+) 470 MHz – 608 MHz and 614 – 616 MHz: Includes UHFTV + Guard bands.
  • Menu UI improvements
  • Bug fixes

Notes

  • User Guides: AD1 | AD2
  • AD1/2 and ADX1/1M/2 version 1.1.43 is compatible with devices on version 1.1.43 and below, but it is recommended to update all devices used together to the same firmware version.
  • To operate AD1/2 and ADX1/1M/2 version 1.1.43 devices with other Shure systems and software, see the following list of minimum versions:
    • Axient Digital AD1/2 and ADX1/1M/2 Transmitters 1.1.43
    • Axient Digital AD4D/Q Receivers 1.1.43
    • Axient AXT600 Spectrum Manager 2.1.22
    • SBC240/840/840M Chargers 1.1.43
    • SBRC Shure Battery Rack Charger 1.1.X
    • Shure Update Utility 2.4.2
    • ShurePlus Channels 1.4.2
    • Wireless Workbench 6.12.5
File Date Download Size
AD1, AD2, ADX1, ADX1M, and ADX2 - Axient Digital Transmitters See release notes Posted June 18, 2018 Download PACK (1.05 mb)

Improvement

  • Resolves intermittent issue in which frequency on transmitter could reset to default value (Group 1, Channel 1) when batteries are fully drained.

Notes

  • AD1/2 version 1.0.29 is compatible with AD1/2 devices on version 1.0.29 and below, but it is recommended to update all devices used together to the same firmware version.
  • To operate AD1/2 version 1.0.29 devices with other Shure systems and software, see the following list of minimum versions:
    • Axient Digital AD4D/Q Receivers 1.0.27
    • Shure Update Utility 2.4.2
    • ShurePlus Channels 1.4
    • Wireless Workbench 6.12.2
File Date Download Size
AD1, AD2, ADX1, ADX1M, and ADX2 - Axient Digital Transmitters See release notes Posted November 20, 2017 Download PACK (1.05 mb)

Improvements

  • Adds support for transmitter SKUs sold in Brazil
  • Improved user interface

Notes

  • AD1/2 version 1.0.21 is compatible with AD1/2 devices on version 1.0.21 and below, but it is recommended to update all devices used together to the same firmware version.
  • To operate AD1/2 version 1.0.21 devices with other Shure systems and software, see the following list of minimum versions:
    • Axient Digital AD1/2 Transmitters 1.0.21
    • Axient Digital AD4D/Q Receivers 1.0.21
    • Axient AXT600 Spectrum Manager 2.0.27
    • SBRC Shure Battery Rack Charger 1.0.1
    • Shure Update Utility 2.4.1
    • ShurePlus Channels 1.4
    • Wireless Workbench 6.12.2
File Date Download Size
AD1, AD2, ADX1, ADX1M, and ADX2 - Axient Digital Transmitters See release notes Posted August 03, 2017 Download PACK (1.05 mb)

NEW FEATURE

  • Initial release

NOTES

  • To operate AD1 and AD2 version 1.0.17 devices with other Shure systems and software, see the following list of minimum versions:
    • Axient Digital AD1/2 Transmitters 1.0.17
    • Axient Digital AD4D/Q Receivers 1.0.17
    • Axient AXT600 Spectrum Manager 2.0.27
    • SBRC Shure Battery Rack Charger 1.0.1
    • Shure Update Utility 2.4
    • ShurePlus Channels 1.4
    • Wireless Workbench 6.12.2

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