Product Details

Features

Axient Digital offers dual and quad receiver options that open the door to a full range of features, from high-performance RF to transparent digital audio.

The AD4Q Four-Channel Digital Receiver sets a new standard in spectral efficiency. Groundbreaking performance features include wide tuning, low latency, High Density (HD) mode, and Quadversity, ensuring solid performance in the most challenging RF environments. Networked control, AES3 + AES67 + Dante™ output, and signal routing options bring a new level of management and flexibility to your entire workflow.

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

Features

  • Wide tuning range up to 184 MHz
  • True digital diversity reception per channel for drop-out resistance
  • Networked control with Wireless Workbench® software and ShurePlus™ Channels iOS app
  • Quadversity mode for extended antenna coverage and improved RF signal-to-noise
  • Front panel headphone jack enables Dante™ Cue and Dante™ Browse monitoring
  • Configurable Ethernet switch for redundant Dante or AES67 digital output
  • Switchable XLR and AES3 outputs
  • Channel Quality meter displays RF signal-to-noise
  • Locking AC connectors
  • DC module version available to support redundant power

Available Options

AD4QUS Includes AD4Q, locking power and jumper cables, BNC bulkhead adapter, coaxial antenna, BNC cable assemblies, BNC cable, Ethernet cables, rackmount kit, and user guide. From $6,000.
AD4QNP Includes AD4Q, locking power and jumper cables, rackmount kit, and user guide. From $5,700.
AD4Q-DC Quad channel receiver with redundant DC power-input modification

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
AD4Q CAD File English ZIP 1.23 mb

Specification Sheets

File Language Type File Size
AD4Q-DC Spec Sheet English PDF 184 kb
Axient Digital with AD Transmitters Specification Sheet English PDF 846 kb

User Guides

File Language Type File Size
AD4Q 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
AD4Q - Axient Digital Four-Channel Receiver See release notes Posted March 28, 2018 Download PACK (12.8 mb)

Improvement

  • User interface improvements related to RF overload conditions

Notes

  • AD4Q version 1.0.27 is compatible with AD4Q devices on version 1.0.27 and below, but it is recommended to update all devices used together to the same firmware version.
  • To operate AD4Q version 1.0.27 devices with other Shure systems and software, see the following list of minimum versions:
    • Axient Digital AD1/2 Transmitters 1.0.21
    • Axient Digital AD4Q Receivers 1.0.27
    • Axient AXT600 Spectrum Manager 2.0.27
    • SBRC Shure Battery Rack Charger 1.0.1
    • Shure Update Utility 2.4.2
    • ShurePlus Channels 1.4
    • Wireless Workbench 6.12.2
File Date Download Size
AD4Q - Axient Digital Four-Channel Receiver See release notes Posted January 09, 2018 Download PACK (12.8 mb)

Improvement

  • Added power supply fail-safe protection

Notes

  • AD4Q version 1.0.24 is compatible with AD4Q devices on version 1.0.24 and below, but it is recommended to update all devices used together to the same firmware version.
  • To operate AD4Q version 1.0.24 devices with other Shure systems and software, see the following list of minimum versions:
    • Axient Digital AD1/2 Transmitters 1.0.21
    • Axient Digital AD4Q Receivers 1.0.24
    • 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
AD4Q - Axient Digital Four-Channel Receiver See release notes Posted November 20, 2017 Download PACK (12.8 mb)

Improvements

  • Support for transmitter SKUs sold in Brazil
  • Support for DC modules

Notes

  • AD4Q version 1.0.21 is compatible with AD4Q 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 AD4Q 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 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
AD4Q - Axient Digital Four-Channel Receiver See release notes Posted August 03, 2017 Download PACK (12.8 mb)

New Feature

  • Initial release

Notes

  • To operate AD4Q 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.X
    • 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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