QLX-D Digital Wireless Systems

QLX-D Digital Wireless Systems

Delivers defined, streamlined performance with transparent 24-bit digital audio. Combining professional features with simplified setup and operation, QLX-D® offers outstanding wireless functionality for demanding live sound events and installations.
VHF Bands Now Available

  • Transmitter form factors include handheld, bodypack, headworn, lavalier, boundary, gooseneck, instrument clip-on, and combo
  • 64 MHz tuning bandwidth; up to 17 Compatible systems per 6 MHz TV channel and 22 systems per 8 Mhz channel
  • Provides advanced frequency coordination with Shure Wireless Workbench® 6.11.3
  • Power options include Shure SB900A Lithium-Ion Rechargeable Battery and AA batteries

System Details

Combining professional features with simplified setup and operation, QLX-D delivers outstanding wireless functionality for mid-size events and installations in businesses, hotels, and government offices with conferencing spaces; schools, houses of worship, and live performance spaces.
 
QLX-D reliably operates more channels on-air than any other wireless system in its class. Ethernet connection provides networked channel scanning across multiple receivers and Shure Wireless Workbench® 6 control software compatibility for advanced frequency coordination. 
 
Compatible with the Shure SB900A lithium-ion battery, QLX-D offers rechargeable power options that provide dramatic long-term cost savings and extended transmitter battery life over alkaline batteries, with battery metering that reports remaining runtime in hours and minutes.
 
Read our blog post Wireless Audio Software Trends and Shure Updates for a rundown on how Wireless Workbench and ShurePlus™ Channels software enhance the capabilities of Shure wireless systems and make remote monitoring easier.
 
Learn more about the reasons to choose UHF or VHF in our blog post The Search for Spectrum: Wireless Systems in the VHF Band.
 

Features

  • Transparent 24-bit digital audio captures every performance detail
  • Over 120 dB of dynamic range eliminates transmitter gain adjustments
  • Easy pairing of transmitters and receivers over IR scan and sync
  • Automatic channel scan quickly and easily finds a clean frequency
  • Networked channel scan configures open frequencies for connected receivers
  • Remote monitoring and control from iOS devices via ShurePlus™ Channels Mobile App
  • AES-256 encryption comes standard for secure wireless transmission
  • Elegant and easy-to-use interface with high-contrast LCD menu
  • AMX/Crestron control system ready
  • Professional-grade, all metal construction
Read our blog post Wireless Audio Software Trends and Shure Updates for a rundown on how Wireless Workbench and ShurePlus™ Channels software enhance the capabilities of Shure wireless systems and make remote monitoring easier.
 

 

Available Bands

G50 (470.120 – 533.920 MHz)  
H50 (534.000 – 597.920 MHz)  
J50 (572.170 – 635.900 MHz)

Discontinued

L50 (632.170 – 695.900 MHz)

Discontinued

V50 (174.120 – 215.820 MHz)  
X52 (902.450 – 927.550 MHz)  

Which Band Should I Choose?

Find out which band for the QLX-D has the most available wireless channels in your location. Already own the QLX-D? Use the Wireless Frequency Finder Tool to find frequencies.

Software & Downloads

Brochures

File Language Type File Size
QLX-D Digital Wireless Brochure English PDF 578 kb

CAD Drawings

File Language Type File Size
QLX-D CAD Drawings English ZIP 827 kb

Wireless Frequency Compatibility Charts

File Language Type File Size
QLX-D Digital Wireless Compatibility Chart English PDF 473 kb

Specification Sheets

File Language Type File Size
QLX-D Specification Sheet English PDF 510 kb

User Guides

Firmware

Version

File Date Download Size
QLXD1/2 - Wireless Transmitters See release notes Posted May 19, 2017 Download PACK (262 kb)

IMPORTANT

QLX-D 2.X firmware versions are incompatible with 1.X firmware versions. To ensure all receivers and transmitters in a configuration function with each other, update all devices to the same firmware version.

IMPROVEMENTS

  • Support for new frequency bands:
    • Europe: Z17: 1492 – 1525 MHz
    • Europe: Z18: 1785 – 1805 MHz
    • Australia: Z19: 1785 – 1800 MHz
    • Taiwan
      • Z20: 1790 – 1805 MHz
      • G62: 510 – 530 MHz
  • Compatibility with new products:
    • ULXD6 Wireless Boundary Microphone Transmitter
    • ULXD8 Wireless Gooseneck Base Transmitter
    • SBC450 4-Bay Networked Charging Station
    • SBC850 8-Bay Networked Charging Station
  • Bug fixes

NOTE

  • To operate QLX-D transmitters with ULX-D receivers and ULX-D transmitters with QLX-D receivers, all devices must be on version 2.X firmware or later.
  • To operate QLX-D version 2.1.5 devices with other Shure networked systems and software, see the following list of minimum versions:
File Date Download Size
QLXD1/2 - Wireless Transmitters See release notes Posted January 05, 2017 Download PACK (261 kb)

IMPORTANT

QLX-D 2.X firmware versions are incompatible with 1.X firmware versions. To ensure all receivers and transmitters in a configuration function with each other, update all devices to the same firmware version.

IMPROVEMENTS

  • Support for new VHF frequency bands:
    • V50
    • V51
  • Update to the low-battery alert:
    • The receiver LCD reports the transmitter low-battery status by flashing the LCD on the receiver.
    • Threshold to trigger the alert
      • SB900: less than 30 minutes
      • Alkaline: around 30 minutes
      • NiMH and Lithium: around 20 minutes
    • Alert can be disabled via the advanced menu on the receiver. To enter the advanced menu, press the enter and menu buttons together.
  • Improved audio stability in marginal RF conditions

NOTES

  • For discovery of QLX-D devices with other Shure networked systems, see the following list of minimum firmware versions that are supported with QLX-D version 2.0.16:
    • Wireless Workbench 6.12.0.88
    • ULX-D receiver 2.0.19
    • AXT600 Spectrum Manager 1.15.3
    • PSM1000 Transmitter 1.3.12
  • For operation of QLX-D transmitters with ULX-D receivers and ULX-D transmitters with QLX-D receivers, all devices must be on 2.0 firmware or later.
File Date Download Size
QLXD1/2 - Wireless Transmitters See release notes Posted December 10, 2015 Download PACK (262 kb)

IMPROVEMENTS

  • Added new frequency bands:
    • Americas (except Brazil): X52: 902-928 MHz
    • Brazil: X53: 902-907.5, 915-928 MHz
    • Australia: X54: 915-928 MHz

NOTES

  • For operation of QLX-D devices with other Shure networked systems, see the following list of minimum firmware versions that are supported with QLX-D version 1.1.15:
    • ULXD1/2 ULX-D Transmitters 1.6.10
    • Wireless Workbench 6.11.3
File Date Download Size
QLXD1/2 - Wireless Transmitters See release notes Posted September 09, 2014 Download PACK (255 kb)

NOTES

  • Initial release
  • For operation of QLX-D devices with other Shure networked systems, see the following list of minimum firmware versions that are supported with QLX-D version 1.0.15:
    • ULXD1/2 ULX-D Transmitters 1.5.6
    • Wireless Workbench 6 version 6.10.0

Latest is 2.1.5

Version

File Date Download Size
QLXD1/2 - 900 MHz ISM Wireless Transmitters See release notes Posted May 19, 2017 Download PACK (261 kb)

IMPORTANT

QLX-D 2.X firmware versions are incompatible with 1.X firmware versions. To ensure all receivers and transmitters in a configuration function with each other, update all devices to the same firmware version.

IMPROVEMENTS

  • Support for new frequency bands:
    • Europe: Z17: 1492 – 1525 MHz
    • Europe: Z18: 1785 – 1805 MHz
    • Australia: Z19: 1785 – 1800 MHz
    • Taiwan
      • Z20: 1790 – 1805 MHz
      • G62: 510 – 530 MHz
  • Compatibility with new products:
    • ULXD6 Wireless Boundary Microphone Transmitter
    • ULXD8 Wireless Gooseneck Base Transmitter
    • SBC450 4-Bay Networked Charging Station
    • SBC850 8-Bay Networked Charging Station
  • Bug fixes

NOTE

  • To operate QLX-D transmitters with ULX-D receivers and ULX-D transmitters with QLX-D receivers, all devices must be on version 2.X firmware or later.
  • To operate QLX-D version 2.1.5 devices with other Shure networked systems and software, see the following list of minimum versions:
File Date Download Size
QLXD1/2 - 900 MHz ISM Wireless Transmitters See release notes Posted January 05, 2017 Download PACK (260 kb)

IMPORTANT

QLX-D 2.X firmware versions are incompatible with 1.X firmware versions. To ensure all receivers and transmitters in a configuration function with each other, update all devices to the same firmware version.

IMPROVEMENTS

  • Support for new VHF frequency bands:
    • V50
    • V51
  • Update to the low-battery alert:
    • The receiver LCD reports the transmitter low-battery status by flashing the LCD on the receiver.
    • Threshold to trigger the alert
      • SB900: less than 30 minutes
      • Alkaline: around 30 minutes
      • NiMH and Lithium: around 20 minutes
    • Alert can be disabled via the advanced menu on the receiver. To enter the advanced menu, press the enter and menu buttons together.
  • Improved audio stability in marginal RF conditions

NOTES

  • For discovery of QLX-D devices with other Shure networked systems, see the following list of minimum firmware versions that are supported with QLX-D version 2.0.16:
    • Wireless Workbench 6.12.0.88
    • ULX-D receiver 2.0.19
    • AXT600 Spectrum Manager 1.15.3
    • PSM1000 Transmitter 1.3.12
  • For operation of QLX-D transmitters with ULX-D receivers and ULX-D transmitters with QLX-D receivers, all devices must be on 2.0 firmware or later.
File Date Download Size
QLXD1/2 - 900 MHz ISM Wireless Transmitters See release notes Posted December 10, 2015 Download PACK (262 kb)

IMPROVEMENTS

  • Added new frequency bands:
    • Americas (except Brazil): X52: 902-928 MHz
    • Brazil: X53: 902-907.5, 915-928 MHz
    • Australia: X54: 915-928 MHz

NOTES

  • For operation of QLX-D devices with other Shure networked systems, see the following list of minimum firmware versions that are supported with QLX-D version 1.1.15:
    • ULXD1/2 ULX-D Transmitters 1.6.10
    • Wireless Workbench 6.11.3

Latest is 2.1.5

Version

File Date Download Size
QLXD1/2 - Extended Bands Wireless Transmitters See release notes Posted May 19, 2017 Download PACK (262 kb)

IMPORTANT

QLX-D 2.X firmware versions are incompatible with 1.X firmware versions. To ensure all receivers and transmitters in a configuration function with each other, update all devices to the same firmware version.

IMPROVEMENTS

  • Support for new frequency bands:
    • Europe: Z17: 1492 – 1525 MHz
    • Europe: Z18: 1785 – 1805 MHz
    • Australia: Z19: 1785 – 1800 MHz
    • Taiwan
      • Z20: 1790 – 1805 MHz
      • G62: 510 – 530 MHz
  • Compatibility with new products:
    • ULXD6 Wireless Boundary Microphone Transmitter
    • ULXD8 Wireless Gooseneck Base Transmitter
    • SBC450 4-Bay Networked Charging Station
    • SBC850 8-Bay Networked Charging Station
  • Bug fixes

NOTE

  • To operate QLX-D transmitters with ULX-D receivers and ULX-D transmitters with QLX-D receivers, all devices must be on version 2.X firmware or later.
  • To operate QLX-D version 2.1.5 devices with other Shure networked systems and software, see the following list of minimum versions:
File Date Download Size
QLXD1/2 - Extended Bands Wireless Transmitters See release notes Posted January 05, 2017 Download PACK (261 kb)

IMPORTANT

QLX-D 2.X firmware versions are incompatible with 1.X firmware versions. To ensure all receivers and transmitters in a configuration function with each other, update all devices to the same firmware version.

IMPROVEMENTS

  • Support for new VHF frequency bands:
    • V50
    • V51
  • Update to the low-battery alert:
    • The receiver LCD reports the transmitter low-battery status by flashing the LCD on the receiver.
    • Threshold to trigger the alert
      • SB900: less than 30 minutes
      • Alkaline: around 30 minutes
      • NiMH and Lithium: around 20 minutes
    • Alert can be disabled via the advanced menu on the receiver. To enter the advanced menu, press the enter and menu buttons together.
  • Improved audio stability in marginal RF conditions

NOTES

  • For discovery of QLX-D devices with other Shure networked systems, see the following list of minimum firmware versions that are supported with QLX-D version 2.0.16:
    • Wireless Workbench 6.12.0.88
    • ULX-D receiver 2.0.19
    • AXT600 Spectrum Manager 1.15.3
    • PSM1000 Transmitter 1.3.12
  • For operation of QLX-D transmitters with ULX-D receivers and ULX-D transmitters with QLX-D receivers, all devices must be on 2.0 firmware or later.

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