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FP: What kind of output cable is in the box?
December 11, 2019

There are two cables that ship with every FP wireless System: TA3F-to-XLR and TA3F-to-3.5 mm ...

FP: Is a license required?
December 11, 2019

It depends on the country you are located and the chosen frequency band. Please get in touch with our technical support team. ...

Is the FP5 portable?
December 11, 2019

Yes. ...

FP: Can I use condenser microphones with the FP3?
December 11, 2019

You can use them as long as they are battery powered. The FP3 doesn´t provide phantom power and therefore only dynamic microphones can be used. ...

Shure Headphones: Are other cable length/types available?
December 11, 2019

Yes, there are generally different cable types:- HPACA1: This is the furnished cable of the SRH440, SRH750DJ, SRH840 and SRH940- HPASCA1: This is an a ...

Shure Ohrhörer: Can I replace just one earpiece?
December 11, 2019

Yes. Please contact our service department. ...

Shure Earphones: Can I go for a custom mold?
December 11, 2019

Custom molds are not directly offered by Shure but there are partners in each country that offer custom molds. ...

Shure Earphones: How many drivers do the different models have?
December 11, 2019

SE112: OneSE215: OneSE315: OneSE425: TwoSE535: ThreeSE846: Four ...

Shure Earphones: Are they noise cancelling or sound isolating?
December 11, 2019

Shure earphones are based on the sound isolating principle. ...

Shure Earphones: How do I clean the Shure Sound Isolating Earphones?
December 11, 2019

Shure earphones furnish a cleaning tool. Use the wire loop of this tool to remove wax/debris build-up if you recognize any change in the overall outpu ...

Shure Earphones: How do I detach the drivers?
December 11, 2019

Just pull the earphones from the cable. Even if there seems to be some resistance, earphones don´t break. ...

FP: What’s the operating range?
December 11, 2019

FP Wireless and SLX units can be mixed and are intercompatible if same the frequency bands are used. ...

Beta 58A: Is there a wireless version available?
December 11, 2019

A Beta 58A head is available for all current Shure wireless microphone systems except for BLX and GLX-D. ...

GLX-D: Can I use AA batteries with GLX-D?
December 11, 2019

No. ...

BLX / GLX-D: I perform all over Europe. What system should I buy?
December 11, 2019

The 2.4 GHz range that is used with GLX-D systems is usable globally without any need for registration. There is no UHF TV band used for BLX that can ...

What are the differences between the different SE models?
December 11, 2019

SE112: Uses one dynamic driver and does not feature detachable cableSE215: Uses one dynamic driver and comes with detachable cable and ergonomic earph ...

Shure Earphones: What´s the max. attenuation of Shure earphones?
December 11, 2019

Shure Sound Isolating Earphones block up to 37 dB of background noise depending on the used sleeves. ...

Shure Earphones: Can I use them while running? Will they be damaged by sweat?
December 11, 2019

The SE215, SE315, SE425, SE535 and SE846 earphones use a cable which is resistant against sweat. These earphones have been designed to resist conditio ...

Shure Earphones: I’ve got intermittent audio. How do I trouble shoot a potential fault?
December 11, 2019

Try to figure out if the defect comes from one of the earbuds or a connector. As soon as you may have diagnosed the point of failure, get in touch wit ...

Shure Earphones: The earphones are noisy what should I do?
December 11, 2019

Try to clean the earphones using the furnished cleaning tool. If the sound does not improve, please get in touch with your local Shure service center. ...

Shure Earphones: Can I replace the cable when it is broken?
December 11, 2019

The following models come with detachable cables: SE215, SE315, SE425, SE535 and SE846. For these models cables are sold separately and therefore can ...

Shure Headphones: Are the cables detachable?
December 11, 2019

Models with detachable cable:SRH440SRH840SRH940SRH1440SRH1540SRH1840 ...

Shure Headphones: What´s the difference between the different models?
December 11, 2019

Generally you need to differentiate in terms of ear cup design:- Closed back-headphones: SRH240A, SRH440, SRH550DJ, SRH750DJ, SRH840, SRH940, SRH1540O ...

FP: What’s the operating range?
December 11, 2019

Operating range always depends on the environment (closed rooms usually result in higher operating ranges due to many reflections around). Therefore n ...

SM58: Is there a wireless version of the SM58 available?
December 11, 2019

The SM58 wireless capsule RPW112 is available for and compatible with all Shure wireless series allowing interchangeable capsules.Please note that BLX ...

How does the Beta58A differ to the Beta 57A?
December 11, 2019

The form factor of the mics is different. The different grilles influence the frequency response resulting in a slightly different sound reproduction ...

SM86: I connected the mic but it didn´t work. What should I do?
December 11, 2019

Probably no phantom power has been applied. This is needed to make condenser microphones work. ...

Beta 58A: Is there a version with a switch?
December 11, 2019

No, there is no switch version available. You might want to have a look at the SM58SE which is an SM58 version that uses a switch. ...

How does the Beta 58A differ to the SM58?
December 11, 2019

There are several differences between the two mics. Here are the most relevant ones:Polar pattern: Beta 58A = supercardioid; SM58 = cardioidOutput lev ...

What is the difference between the Beta 87 'A' and 'C' version?
December 11, 2019

The main difference between Beta 87A and Beta 87C is that the Beta87A uses a supercardioid polar pattern and Beta 87C uses a cardioid polar pattern. ...

How does the Beta 58A differ to the Beta 87A/C?
December 11, 2019

The Beta 58 uses a dynamic element; the Beta 87 a condenser. That’s why they sound different. It will be a matter of personal preference, not a techni ...

Beta 87A: I connected the mic but it didn´t work. What should I do?
December 11, 2019

Probably no phantom power has been applied. This is needed to make condenser microphones work. ...

Beta 87: When should I use the 'A' and when should I use the 'C' version?
December 11, 2019

The 87C was introduced for performers using in-ear monitors. In brief, a cardioid mic is often preferred by in-ear monitor users as it sounds more "na ...

How does the Super 55 differ to the 55SH?
December 11, 2019

The Super55 uses a different capsule and doesn´t offer an on / off switch. ...

Super 55: What kind of capsule is part of this mic?
December 11, 2019

The Super55 uses a modified version of the Beta58A cartridge. ...

How does 55SH differ to the Super55?
December 11, 2019

The Super55 uses a different capsule and doesn´t offer an on / off switch. ...

Super 55: Is this mic more sensitive to feedback than the SM58?
December 11, 2019

It very much depends on the positioning of loudspeakers. SM58 uses a cardioid polar pattern and the Super55 uses a supercardioid polar pattern. ...

Super 55: Does it have a switch?
December 11, 2019

No, the 55SH comes with a switch. ...

55SH: Is it the same as an SM58?
December 11, 2019

The capsule used for 55SH is different to the one of the SM58. ...

55SH: Does it have a switch?
December 11, 2019

Yes. ...

How does the Beta 87A differ to the Beta 58A?
December 11, 2019

The Beta 58 uses a dynamic element; the Beta 87 is a condenser. That’s why they sound different. It will be a matter of personal preference, not a tec ...

How does the SM86 differ to the SM87A?
December 11, 2019

The main difference is the polar pattern that is cardioid with the SM86 and supercardioid with the SM87A. Furthermore, the SM87A has a larger presence ...

SM86: What is it best suited for?
December 11, 2019

Vocals. ...

How does the Beta 57A differ to the Beta58A?
December 11, 2019

The form factor of the mics is different. The different grilles influence the frequency response resulting in a slightly different sound reproduction ...

Beta 57A: Can I use it as vocal mic?
December 11, 2019

Generally the Beta 57A can be used for vocal applications as well. ...

SM58: How to connect the mic to a computer?
December 11, 2019

You’ll need a special soundcard that features XLR inputs or an audio interface such as the MVi or X2U. These are plug and play devices and don’t need ...

How does the Beta 57A differ to the SM57?
December 11, 2019

There are several differences between the two mics. Here are the most relevant ones:Polar pattern: Beta 57A = supercardioid; SM57 = cardioid Outp ...

SM58: Is there a version with black grille available?
December 11, 2019

No, there is no model available that uses a black grille. Nevertheless, there is a black grille for SM58 available that can be placed on the SM58 inst ...

SM58: Why does the grille dent more easily than on the Beta58A?
December 11, 2019

Beta58A uses a hardened grille that is pretty difficult to dent. ...

SM58: Does the unit have an on/off switch?
December 11, 2019

There is a special model available that offers an on / off switch. The model is called SM58SE. ...

How does the PGA58 differ to the PG58?
December 11, 2019

The PGA58 has a new look and switch. ...

How does the PGA58 differ to the SM58?
December 11, 2019

The performance of the SM series is better, when comparing frequency response, polar response, handling noise, transient response, etc. They both pass ...

PGA58: How do I connect this mic to my computer?
December 11, 2019

You’ll need a special soundcard that features XLR inputs or an audio interface such as the MVi or X2U. These devices allow you to bypass the computers ...

How does the PGA58 differ to the PGA57?
December 11, 2019

The PGA58 is designed for speech and vocal applications whereas the PGA57 is specifically designed to meet instrument applications. ...

SM7B: Output is too low. What should I do?
December 11, 2019

The SM7B is a dynamic microphone. A typical dynamic mic has a lower output level than a typical condenser mic. The SM7B in particular requires the use ...

SM7B: How can I mount this microphone? Are there special stands available?
December 11, 2019

For the SM7B to fasten tightly to a mic stand, there must be 7 mm (3/8") of external (male) thread exposed on the mic stand. If there is a retain ...

SM7B: Can I use it for anything other than voiceover?
December 11, 2019

Of course you can! The SM7B has become a standard e.g. in recording studios. ...

How does the SM57 differ to the SM58?
December 11, 2019

The SM58 and the SM57 use the same mic element, the Unidyne III. The only difference between these two models is the grille design. The grille design ...

Which preamp works with the SM7B?
December 11, 2019

Here are some recommendations: Grace M101 , HR-MP2A by Radio Design Labs, Cloudlifter Mic Activator, Focusrite Scarlett 8i6 ...

SM57: Can I use it as a vocal mic?
December 11, 2019

Yes ...

How does the SM57 differ to the Beta57A?
December 11, 2019

There are several differences between the two mics. Here are the most relevant ones:Polar pattern: Beta 57A = supercardioid; SM57 = cardioid Outp ...

How does the SM58 differ to the Beta 58A?
December 11, 2019

There are several differences between the two mics. Here are the most relevant ones: Polar pattern: Beta 58A = supercardioid; SM58 = cardioid Output l ...

SM57: I lost my grille. Is there a replacement for it?
December 11, 2019

Yes, it is called RK244G. Please contact our service department for further instructions. ...

SM57: Can I use this mic for recording?
December 11, 2019

Yes, SM57 is very common for studio applications. ...

How does the SM58 differ to the SM57?
December 11, 2019

The SM58 and the SM57 use the same mic element, the Unidyne III. The only difference between these two models is the grille design. The grille design ...

How does the PGA57 differ to the PGA58?
December 11, 2019

The PGA58 is designed for speech and vocal applications whereas the PGA57 is specifically designed to meet instrument applications. ...

PGA57: How do I connect this mic to my computer?
December 11, 2019

You’ll need a special soundcard that features XLR inputs or an audio interface such as the MVi or X2U. These devices allow you to bypass the computers ...

How does the PGA57 differ to the SM57?
December 11, 2019

The performance of the SM series is better, when comparing frequency response, polar response, handling noise, transient response, etc. They both pass ...

How does the PGA57 differ to the PG57?
December 11, 2019

The PGA57 has a new look and switch. ...

VP83 & VP83F: What’s the difference between the VP83 and the VP83F?
December 11, 2019

The VP83F uses on-board flash recording options. The benefit is that audio can be recorded directly in the microphone unit and doesn´t need to go thro ...

VP83 & VP83F: What´s the max. distance of a person that should be picked up from the microphone?
December 11, 2019

Closer is always better, because of physics and the inverse square law. A mic mounted on a camera is always a compromise. Ideally, there would be a la ...

MOTIV: Are there specific requirements concerning operating systems that should be met to be compatible with the Motiv devices?
December 11, 2019

Motiv can be used with any Mac or PC. Additionally, all iDevices that come with a lightning port can be connected to the Motiv products. ...

VP83F: How much audio can I expect to record onto a flash drive?
December 11, 2019

This always depends on the quality and format of the recorded audio as well as the memory space on the SD card. ...

MOTIV: Is this unit plug-and-play?
December 11, 2019

Yes. No driver needs to be installed. ...

What are the main differences between GLX-D and GLX-D Advanced?
December 11, 2019

The GLX-D Advanced receiver is rack-mountable and features detachable antennas. This allows users to use directional antennas, helping to increase sys ...

How many channels I can run with GLX-D Advanced?
December 11, 2019

In an environment with no other WiFi devices you can run up to 11 channels. Under typical conditions (one WiFi channel is active) you can run up to 9 ...

GLX-D & GLX-D Advanced: Are there different transmitters?
December 11, 2019

No. There is only one series of transmitters. These can be used with GLX-D receivers (GLXD4 and GLXD6) as well as with GLX-D Advanced receivers (GLXD4 ...

Online Shop - UK only: How will my order be delivered?
December 11, 2019

The Shipment is executed by Parcelforce.  ...

Online Shop - UK only: Can I also have my product delivered to an address that is different to my invoice address?
December 11, 2019

When placing your order you can indicate whether the order should be delivered to your invoice address or any other address (e.g. your work address). ...

Online Shop - UK only: I did not receive an order confirmation – what happened?
December 11, 2019

Please check your spam filter. If you cannot find an email from Shure, just get in touch with us! ...

Online Shop - UK only: How do I order a product?
December 11, 2019

For selected products we offer direct order through our fulfillment partner Rhiem. To order a product, browse to the product page and select BUY NOW.I ...

Online Shop - UK only: How much is charged for the shipment?
December 11, 2019

Shipping is free of charge for orders with a shopping cart value above £ 100. Otherwise shipping is £ 5.25. ...

Online Shop - UK only: How long does the delivery typically take?
December 11, 2019

Your order is usually prepared for shipment on the same day. If you place your order before midday it is handed over to the carrier on the same day an ...

Online Shop - UK only: Which payment methods are accepted?
December 11, 2019

PayPal: Payment through PayPal is free of charge. It’s a simple and fast two-click process as your data is already with PayPal. In addition PayPal gua ...

Online Shop - UK only: Can I surprise family and friends in another European country with a present?
December 11, 2019

Unfortunately this is not currently possible. ...

Online Shop - UK only: My order has been dispatched, but I have not yet received anything.
December 11, 2019

If you still have not received your order 5 working days after the dispatch confirmation, please contact our Customer Service. ...

Online Shop - UK only: My product is more than 2 years old and broken – What can I do?
December 11, 2019

Please let us know what exactly the problem with your product is. Together we’ll find the best solution for you. ...

Online Shop - UK only: What happens if I have received a defective item?
December 11, 2019

We're very sorry - this should not have happened, but don't worry. We've got you covered!Every Shure product comes with a 2-year warranty. Within this ...

Online Shop - UK only: How long does it take to process my refund?
December 11, 2019

The returned merchandise will be inspected when it arrives at the warehouse. When all is confirmed, we will transfer the amount payable back to your b ...

Online Shop - UK only: How can I return my item?
December 11, 2019

We're sorry you feel you'd like to return your product. You may return anything bought in our web shop and cancel the original sales contract as long ...

Can I use standard GLX-D Systems with the new GLX-D Advanced systems?
December 11, 2019

If you are not using the Frequency Manager, then the GLXD4R receiver operates similar to a GLXD4 receiver. In that case, follow the guidelines and bes ...

I have two channels of GLX-D Advanced. Is the Frequency Manager necessary?
December 11, 2019

No. When running two channels we recommend using the UA221-RSMA antenna splitter to split the incoming antenna signal to the two receivers ...

GLX-D Advamced: What is the difference between Group A and B?
December 11, 2019

Group A is optimized for low latency (4 ms), ideal for a channel count of 6 systems, maximum 9.Group B has a higher stability and a higher latency (7, ...

Twinplex ear mount
September 18, 2019

A few of you have asked whether we sell the "ear rig" that you see in some of the theater images for TwinPlex, models TL45, TL46, TL47, TL48 ...