QLXD2/BETA87A Handheld Wireless Microphone Transmitter

QLXD2/BETA87A Handheld Wireless Microphone Transmitter

With an interchangeable BETA87A microphone cartridge, the QLXD2/BETA87A Handheld Wireless Microphone Transmitter is ideal for wireless vocals in presentation spaces, music venues, and houses of worship.

  • Works with QLX-D® Digital Wireless Systems
  • Offers up to 9 hours of continuous use with 2 AA alkaline batteries or up to 10 hours of continuous use with Shure lithium-ion rechargeable batteries
  • Includes QLXD2/BETA87A, 2 AA batteries, battery contact cover, microphone clip, and user guide

Product Details

Features
The QLXD2/BETA87A Handheld Wireless Microphone Transmitter works with QLX-D Digital Wireless Systems.
 
Note: When purchasing separate wireless components, please match their frequency bands to ensure proper system operation.

Features

  • 24-Bit digital audio quality
  • Incredibly efficient RF spectrum usage
  • Quick syncing with a wireless receiver over IR at the push of a button
  • Clear, uninterrupted signal over the entire operating range 
  • AES 256-bit encryption for secure transmission
  • Over 120 dB of dynamic range: no transmitter gain adjustment needed
  • 1, 10 mW selectable RF output power
  • Optional Shure SB900A lithium ion rechargeable battery reports remaining runtime in hours and minutes
  • External charging contacts for docked charging
  • Backlit LCD with easy to navigate menu and controls
  • Selectable display mode showing group/channel, frequency, or battery runtime
  • Rugged metal construction
  • Frequency and power lockout
 
Applications
Specifications
Radio Frequency Range 20 Hz–20 kHz
Rechargeable components? Yes
Battery Requirements 2 AA alkaline batteries or SB900A Lithium-Ion Rechargeable Battery
Battery Life Shure SB900A: Up to 10 hours, Alkaline: Up to 9 hours
Typical Operating Distance 100 m (330 ft) line of sight

Additional specifications are available in the user guide.

Software & Downloads

Brochures

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