When was the PG wireless series discontinued?
The PG series of wireless systems was discontinued May 2013; the PG wireless series was introduced in 2006. Recommended upgrade is the BLX wireless series.
Note: A BLX component cannot be used as a replacement for a PG component.
The final U.S. retail prices for PG were:
PG1 body pack transmitter: $119
PG2/PG58 handheld transmitter: $168
PG185TQG lavalier microphone: $49
PG30TQG headworn microphone: $49
PG4 receiver: $206 (external power supply was PS21 or PS20)
PG88 dual receiver: $351 (external power supply was PS21 or PS20)
The U.S. frequency bands were:
H7: 536 to 548 MHz
K7: 590 to 602 MHz
M7: 662 to 674 MHz
A PG system had 10 available channels.
Theoretical maximum number of compatible channels within one frequency band: 4
Theoretical maximum number of compatible channels using all three frequency bands: 9
If you own a PG system, and need a replacement transmitter or receiver, the replacement unit must be a PG product and it must have the same frequency band as the component being replaced.
NOTE: Shure Service can typically repair a product for 5 to 7 years after the product is discontinued. The exact time period depends upon the remaining inventory of repair parts.