AXT200/BETA87A Handheld Frequency Diversity Transmitter

AXT200/BETA87A Handheld Frequency Diversity Transmitter

Featuring an integrated BETA87A cartridge, The AXT200/BETA87A is a rechargeable, remotely controllable handheld transmitter with frequency diversity for seamless, uninterrupted audio in even the most crowded RF environments

  • Works with Axient Wireless Management Systems
  • Frequency Diversity enables simultaneous transmission on two independent frequencies to ensure seamless, uninterrupted audio
  • Advanced lithium-ion batteries provide reliable, rechargeable power with up to 9.5 hours of run time
  • Includes AXT200/BETA87A, AXT920 or AXT920SL lithium-ion rechargeable battery, carrying case, zipper bag, and microphone clip
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Product Details

Features

The AXT200 Axient Handheld Frequency Diversity Transmitter is a rechargeable, remotely controllable handheld transmitter with frequency diversity for seamless, uninterrupted audio in even the most crowded RF environments. In addition to Frequency Diversity, the AXT200 delivers ultra-linear RF performance for more channels on air, superb audio quality. Its advanced rechargeable power management supports extended battery life and highly accurate status metering. ShowLink® Remote Control enables comprehensive real-time remote control of all transmitter parameters, including real-time frequency adjustments.

Features

Electronics

  • Frequency Diversity
    • Enables simultaneous transmission on two independent frequencies to ensure seamless, uninterrupted audio for mission-critical transmitters in extreme RF settings.
    • Single-frequency transmission can also be enabled, to conserve spectrum.
  • Ultra-linear RF performance maximizes available channel capacity in challenging RF environments.
  • IR Sync establishes connection of transmitter to receiver with one touch over infrared.
  • Switchable 10/50mW RF power levels to extend run times or increase signal strength.
  • Up to 80 MHZ tuning range matched to UHF-R transmitter ranges.

Design

  • Rugged, sleek industrial design that withstands the demands of extreme performances.
  • Lockable user interface prevents accidental or inadvertent changes to system controls once settings are made.
  • Advanced control menu to adjust frequency, audio and security settings from the transmitter.
  • High-quality backlit display provides clear view and control of all transmitter functions in low- or bright-light environments.

Power Management

  • Advanced lithium-ion batteries provide reliable, rechargeable power with up to 10 hours of run time.
  • Real-time metering reports remaining battery power in hours and minutes on transmitters, receivers and WWB6 to within 15-minutes’ accuracy.
  • Zero memory effect through lithium-ion chemistry eliminates the memory effect problems inherent in previous generations of rechargeable batteries.
  • Rapid charging brings batteries to 50% capacity within 1 hour.
  • Integrated battery design seamlessly and securely locks the rechargeable battery into transmitter body.

ShowLink® Remote Control

  • Comprehensive real-time remote control of all transmitter parameters.
    • Remote gain adjustability: Remotely adjust a performer’s transmitter gain in real time.
    • Remote frequency change: Execute a synchronized frequency change with a linked receiver in a split second.
    • Remote RF Mute: Conserves power and RF spectrum.
Specifications
Battery Life up to 9 hours
Battery Requirements AXT920/920XL (Rechargeable Li-Ion)
Typical Use Vocal Applications

Additional specifications are available in the user guide.

Software & Downloads

Brochures

File Language Type File Size
Axient Wireless Brochure English PDF 1.4 mb

CAD Drawings

File Language Type File Size
AXT200 CAD Drawings English ZIP 145 kb

Specification Sheets

File Language Type File Size
AXT200 Specification Sheet English PDF 60.3 kb

User Guides

File Language Type File Size
AXT200 User Guide English PDF 1.41 mb

Firmware

1.17.10 Latest
File Date Download Size
AXT200 - Axient Handheld Transmitter See release notes Posted December 01, 2016 Download PACK (140 kb)

RECOMMENDATION

Update all Axient devices in a configuration to the same firmware version.
 
NEW FEATURE
  • Factory reset

IMPROVEMENTS

  • Updated AXT910/AXT920 fuel gauge errors.
  • Added ability to send Talk Switch controls with the UHF audio carrier.

NOTES

  • Transmitters to be used with receivers must be updated via IR. After the receiver is updated, go to the receiver menu: Tx > IRPresets > FWUpdate. Align the infrared ports with the transmitter and press Download.
  • For operation of Axient devices with other Shure networked systems, see the following list of minimum versions that are supported with Axient version 1.17.10:
    • UR4 UHF-R receiver 1.171
    • UR3 Plug-on Transmitter 1.0.0.16
    • UR5 Portable Diversity Receiver 1.0.0.13
    • ULXD4X ULX-D Receivers 2.0.19
    • QLXD4 QLX-D Receiver 1.1.15
    • P10T PSM1000 Transmitter 1.4.2
    • Wireless Workbench 6.12

 

1.16.11
File Date Download Size
AXT200 - Axient Handheld Transmitter See release notes Posted November 17, 2015 Download PACK (139 kb)

Version: 1.16.11

Release Date: 11/17/2015

NOTES

  • Transmitters to be used with receivers must be updated via IR. After the receiver is updated, go to the receiver menu: Tx > IRPresets > FWUpdate. Align the infrared ports with the transmitter and press Download.
  • For operation of Axient devices with other Shure networked systems, see the following list of minimum firmware versions that are supported with Axient version 1.16.11:
    • UR4 UHF-R receiver 1.171
    • UR3 Plug-on Transmitter 1.0.0.16
    • UR5 Portable Diversity Receiver 1.0.0.13
    • ULXD4X ULX-D Receivers 1.6.11
    • QLXD4 QLX-D Receiver 1.1.15
    • P10T PSM1000 Transmitter 1.3.9
    • Wireless Workbench 6.11.3
1.15.3
File Date Download Size
AXT200 - Axient Handheld Transmitter See release notes Posted June 25, 2014 Download PACK (135 kb)

NOTES

  • For operation of Axient devices with other Shure networked systems, see the following list of minimum firmware versions that are supported with Axient version 1.15.3:
    • UR4 UHF-R receiver 1.171
    • UR3 Plug-on Transmitter 1.0.0.16
    • UR5 Portable Diversity Receiver 1.0.0.13
    • ULXD4x ULX-D Receivers 1.5.6
    • QLXD4 QLX-D Receiver 1.0.13
    • P10T PSM1000 Transmitter 1.3.9
    • Wireless Workbench 6.10.0
1.14.6
File Date Download Size
AXT200 - Axient Handheld Transmitter See release notes Posted January 24, 2014 Download PACK (142 kb)

NEW FEATURES

Hardware Identify trigger

  • The trigger for Hardware Identify of AXT200 in WWB6 is a 1-second press and hold of the Set button on AXT200 when they are linked, online and at the root home screen.

NOTES

  • For operation of Axient devices with other Shure networked systems, see the following list of minimum firmware versions that are supported with Axient version 1.14.6:
    • UR4 UHF-R receiver 1.171
    • UR3 Plug-on Transmitter 1.0.0.16
    • UR5 Portable Diversity Receiver 1.0.0.13
    • ULXD4 ULXD Receiver 1.4.14
    • P10T PSM1000 Transmitter 1.3.9
    • Wireless Workbench 6.9.0
1.13.5
File Date Download Size
AXT200 - Axient Handheld Transmitter See release notes Posted July 15, 2013 Download PACK (142 kb)

NOTES

  • For operation of Axient devices with other Shure networked systems, see the following list of minimum firmware versions that are supported with Axient version 1.12.8:
    • UR4 UHF-R receiver 1.166
    • UR3 Plug-on Transmitter 1.0.0.9
    • UR5 Portable Diversity Receiver 1.0.0.13
    • ULXD4 ULXD Receiver 1.2.14
    • P10T PSM1000 Transmitter 1.3.4
    • Wireless Workbench 6 Beta version 6.8.0
1.12.8
File Date Download Size
AXT200 - Axient Handheld Transmitter See release notes Posted May 02, 2013 Download PACK (142 kb)

IMPROVEMENTS

  • New models for transmitter frequency bands
    • G7C, G19, H18, J12, L20, R16
  • AXT400C receiver supports new transmitter frequency band: R16

NOTES

  • For operation of Axient devices with other Shure networked systems, see the following list of minimum firmware versions that are supported with Axient version 1.12.8:
    • UR4 UHF-R receiver 1.166
    • UR3 Plug-on Transmitter 1.0.0.9
    • UR5 Portable Diversity Receiver 1.0.0.13
    • ULXD4 ULXD Receiver 1.2.14
    • P10T PSM1000 Transmitter 1.3.4
    • Wireless Workbench 6 Beta version 6.6.1
1.11.14
File Date Download Size
AXT200 - Axient Handheld Transmitter See release notes Posted March 21, 2013 Download PACK (131 kb)

NEW FEATURES

  • Hardware Identification in WWB6
    • Enables the user to trigger a flashing sequence from the physical device to locate the Wireless Workbench 6 representation of that device in the software.
    • To engage, quickly tap the power button on the transmitter.

IMPROVEMENTS

  • AXT400 B receiver supports new transmitter bands including J5HK, G12, and H12

NOTES

  • For operation of Axient devices with other Shure networked systems, see the following list of minimum firmware versions that are supported with Axient version 1.11.14:
    • UR4 UHF-R receiver 1.166
    • UR3 Plug-on Transmitter 1.0.0.9
    • UR5 Portable Diversity Receiver 1.0.0.13
    • ULXD4 ULXD Receiver 1.2.14
    • P10T PSM1000 Transmitter 1.3.4
    • Wireless Workbench 6 Beta version 6.6.0
1.10.2
File Date Download Size
AXT200 - Axient Handheld Transmitter See release notes Posted October 03, 2012 Download PACK (128 kb)

NEW FEATURES

  • Transmitter Overload indicator
    • Indication from the transmitter is available via ShowLink when the audio input circuitry is overloaded.  Previously displayed only on the transmitter, this alert now appears on the AXT400 front panel display and is available in Wireless Workbench 6 monitoring views when the transmitter is online.

IMPROVEMENTS

  • Confirmation for interference-prompted frequency switches when transmitter is offline
    • Additional prompt to avoid unintentionally changing frequency when a linked transmitter is not online to follow the change

NOTES

  • For operation of Axient devices with other Shure networked systems, see the following list of minimum firmware versions that are supported with Axient version 1.10.2:
    • UR4 UHF-R receiver 1.166
    • UR3 Plug-on Transmitter 1.0.0.9
    • UR5 Portable Diversity Receiver 1.0.0.13
    • ULXD4 ULXD Receiver 1.2.14
    • P10T PSM1000 Transmitter 1.3.4
    • Wireless Workbench 6 Beta version 6.5.0 Beta
1.9.2
File Date Download Size
AXT200 - Axient Handheld Transmitter See release notes Posted July 09, 2012 Download PACK (128 kb)

IMPROVEMENTS

  • Improved ShowLink connectivity in environments with high Wi Fi activity
    • Transmitter remote control link is maintained under higher ratios of Wi Fi traffic to ShowLink messages, resulting in fewer instances of transmitters falling offline.

NOTES

  • For operation of Axient devices with other Shure networked systems, see the following list of minimum firmware versions that are supported with Axient version 1.9.2:
    • UR4 UHF-R receiver 1.166
    • UR3 Plug-on Transmitter 1.0.0.9
    • UR5 Portable Diversity Receiver 1.0.0.13
    • ULXD4 ULXD Receiver 1.2.14
    • P10T PSM1000 Transmitter 1.3.4
    • Wireless Workbench 6 Beta version 6.4.0 Beta
1.8.8
File Date Download Size
AXT200 - Axient Handheld Transmitter See release notes Posted April 02, 2012 Download PACK (127 kb)

NEW FEATURES

  • Support for the following Axient transmitter frequency Bands: MA24, G1E, H4E, J5E, MJBX, K4E, L3E, M8, P8, P9, Q5
  • Axient transmitters now support custom groups.
  • Axient and UHF-R transmitters can get Custom Groups from the AXT400 receiver via IR Sync (from AXT400 menu select Tx>IR Presets>CG, select ‘Sync Custom Groups’ and then IR Sync the transmitter).

NOTES

  • Transmitters to be used with receivers must be updated via IR. After updating the receiver, select Tx>IR Presets>FW Update from the receiver menu and align the infrared ports with the transmitter before selecting ‘Download’.
  • For operation of Axient devices with other Shure networked systems, see the following list of minimum firmware versions that are supported with Axient version 1.8.8:
    • UR4 UHF-R receiver - 1.166
    • UR3 Plug-on Transmitter - 1.0.0.9
    • UR5 Portable Diversity Receiver - 1.0.0.13
    • ULXD4 ULXD Receiver - 1.0.3
    • P10T PSM1000 Transmitter - 1.3.4
    • Wireless Workbench - 6.3.1 Beta
1.7.5
File Date Download Size
AXT200 - Axient Handheld Transmitter See release notes Posted January 24, 2012 Download PACK (126 kb)

NOTES

  • Transmitters to be used with receivers must be updated via IR. After updating the receiver, select Tx > IR Presets > FW Update from the receiver menu and align the infrared ports with the transmitter before selecting ‘Download’.
  • For operation of Axient devices with other Shure networked systems, see the following list of minimum firmware versions that are supported with Axient version 1.7.5:
    • UR4 UHF-R receiver 1.166
    • UR3 Plug-on Transmitter 1.0.0.9
    • UR5 Portable Diversity Receiver 1.0.0.13
    • ULXD4 ULXD Receiver 1.0.3
    • P10T PSM1000 Transmitter 1.3.1 Beta
    • Wireless Workbench 6.2.1.34 Beta

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