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Disqualified Network Switches for Shure Dante Devices
January 22, 2019

In addition to the network switches mentioned in Audinate's "list of incompatible, unmanaged switches with Energy Efficient Ethernet," the f ...

Band-limit my wireless mic to be compliant with the 2020 regulations?
May 23, 2018

You can permanently band-limit your devices to operate in permitted bands per the new FCC regulations using the U.S. 600 MHz Conversion Tool (built in ...

MXA910/MXA310 Training and Certification
March 6, 2018

We offer online training and certification at: Shure Audio InstituteContent includes:MXA910 Ceiling Array Overview SAMPLEMXA310 Table Array OverviewAu ...

MXA910 Pole Mount
November 26, 2018

Yes, the MXA910 can be pole mounted. The rear plate on the microphone has 4 threaded holes for attaching the microphone to a VESA mounting device. The ...

Motiv product connected to an Android device
December 15, 2017

The Motiv MV88 stereo mic has a Lightning connector and only works on iOS.Other Motiv products are designed to operate with a device that is USB Audio ...

MXW - MXA910 enabling AES67
April 24, 2019

AES67 for the MXA910 or MXW is setup from within Dante Controller (version 3.10 or higher). Update the MXA910 to the latest firmware u ...

Termination of unused ports on antenna distribution amp
April 22, 2019

No, you do not need to terminate the unused connectors. The circuit design is such that it does not matter if the terminals are terminated.   ...

Axient Digital Crestron/AMX Control Strings
April 21, 2019

The AD1, AD2, AD4D, and AD4Q can be monitored and controlled via a control system, such as AMX, Crestron, or Extron. Click to download a PDF of the ...

Two extra wires in certain Shure microphone models
April 18, 2019

Let's use the 514B User Guide.  On page 1 of the User Guide, look at Table 1.  Note the wires employed for the audio signal are GRE ...

DDS 5900 Switch Overlays for DeskTop Units
April 18, 2019

Top : Delegate Unit - Speak with Mic MuteSecond: Delegate Unit - Speak without Mic MuteThird: Chairman Unit.  NOTE: there is a variation of this ...

Microphone for percussion
April 18, 2019

See our online selection guide. ...

Replacement Stylus for Different Brands
April 18, 2019

Thank you for your inquiry concerning Shure phonograph products.Shure styli will only fit Shure cartridges. So we cannot recommend a substitute Shure ...

Stereo pairs using KSM32 or KSM44
April 18, 2019

You are correct. For a stereo recording, you would need to use a pair of KSM44's. We agree that the difference in sound between the KSM32 and the ...

Battery Powered Phantom Power Supply with Balanced Output
April 18, 2019

The schematic below illustrates an 18 volt phantom supply. It will supply any Shure microphone that requires phantom power. Battery life is dependent ...

Preamp for SM91 microphones
April 18, 2019

Do you still have the in-line battery driven preamps? If yes, they can be powered via phantom power. If no, the placement preamp is the RPM628. This i ...

WA874ZP Cover for Directional Antenna
April 18, 2019

Yes.  The WA874ZP cover was introduced in the Spring 2013.  It is moisture-resistant, but not moisure-proof as it has a zippered opening for ...

Camera Control for the MXA910
April 8, 2019

The Collaborate Automatic Video Switching System from 1 Beyond is an all-in-one package that includes cameras and a control system, and the API for th ...

Camera Control for the DDS 5900 system.
April 8, 2019

The Collaborate Automatic Video Switching System from 1 Beyond is an all-in-one package that includes cameras and a control system, and the API for Sh ...

HTS (Home Theater System) Manuals
April 8, 2019

HTS50SPA Power AmplifierHTS50CF Center Front Speaker SystemHTS50SW Subwoofer SystemHTS5000 Surround Audio ProcessorHTS5000 Service InformationHTS5300 ...

Fix for SRH440 mechanical noise
April 2, 2019

1) One SRH440 owner reported success in eliminating a "creak" by spraying silicone lubrication (sold at hardware stores) on the moving joint ...

Multiple mics into one receiver?
April 1, 2019

Every transmitter must operate on its own frequency. That means there must be a corresponding receiver for each individual transmitter. That receiver ...

SM7B Output Level and Preamp Gain Specifications
March 20, 2019

The SM7 (SM7A, SM7B) is a dynamic microphone. A typical dynamic mic has a lower output level than a typical condenser mic. For example, the dynamic SM ...

Why does the AES67 tab not show up?
March 7, 2019

Please try the following:Try toggling "Use shared Dante Interface" in Dante Controller's Choose Interface window. This is found by cklicking ...

Which Shure devices support Dante Encryption?
March 4, 2019

Dante encryption is supported on the following:MXA310MXA910ANI4INANI4OUTANIUSBP300Shure's implementation of encryption only supports encryption betwee ...

Should I match impedances of my microphone to my mixer?
February 21, 2019

Impedance Matching for Microphones - Is It Necessary?What is impedance?Impedance is how much a device resists the flow of an AC signal, such as audio. ...

UHF-R, WWB and Mac - App Nap
February 13, 2019

It is likely that WWB is being "put to sleep" by the App Nap that is built into Mavericks. When you switch away from the Desktop containing ...

Wireless Workbench 6 install help with Mac OSX Mavericks
February 13, 2019

Apple Mavericks OS has a securirty feature called "Gatekeeper", which attempts to prevent the operation of software that wasn't purchase ...

Custom molds for earphones: how to, what, and where?
February 11, 2019

Custom sleeves offer the ultimate in personal fit, and in some cases offer even better sound isolation than the universal sleeves included with Shure ...

CR81 and other OEM Models - Hercules or Rex
January 29, 2019

This microphone was an OEM (Original Equipment Manufacturer) model, i.e., Shure made the microphone for another equipment manufacturer.The CR81 was a ...

P4800 RS232 Codes - AMX / Crestron Subprograms
January 25, 2019

The RS232 codes can be found in the following document:P4800 RS232 Commands and Connection InstructionsAMXThe zipped file contains AMX library files a ...

A910-JB pictures and dimensions
January 23, 2019

The knockouts are for standard 1/2" and 3/4" conduit. ...

Do the SM58 and SM57 mics have the same frequency response curves?
January 15, 2019

The SM58 and SM57 do use the same cartridge. The grill, though, does affect the frequency response to some extent. At a distance, the difference is pr ...

Did Shure ever make an OEM microphone for RCA?
January 14, 2019

Yes. Around 1940, Shure provided a Model 399 crystal microphone to RCA. It was likely an accessory for RCA two-way radio equipment. The Model 399 w ...

ULX-D transmitter FPGA error
January 14, 2019

If the unit is in the G50, H50, J50 or L50 band, there should be a way of reviving this unit. In short....we will be reverting the firmware of the re ...

"Device not connected" error message
January 10, 2019

A likely reason for this is the computer's firewall blocking specific ports. Make certain the computer's firewall has port 8180 TCP open. ...

Shure TTR-121 test record
January 9, 2019

Created in 1988, the TTR-121 was designed to test trackability, i.e., the ability for the stylus to maintain contact with the record groove.The record ...

When was Axient Analog discontinued?
January 9, 2019

Axient Analog (AXT100, AXT200, AXT400) were discontinued in Jan 2019. ...

UAMS Accessory Mute Switch for Shure Handheld Transmitters
December 20, 2018

Introduced in August 2010, the UAMS is an accessory Mute switch that may be added to any Shure wireless handheld transmitter with an interchangeable m ...

What are the color bands for the UA820/UA8 antenna?
December 18, 2018

Model NumberRange in MHzBand ColorLengthUA820A774–865White310mm – 12.2"UA820B690-746Blue310mm – 12.2"UA820D/UA8-554-590554-590Red310mm ...

Headphone audio output to Wireless Bodypack
December 14, 2018

As of August 2012, a custom 3.5mm (1/8") TRS plug to TA4F cable is offered by T.C. Furlong Pro Audio: www.tcfurlong.com - Phone: 847-367-9588The ...

Shure M100W and M100L Stereo System from the 1960s
December 13, 2018

Yes, the M100W and M100L consisted of a turntable, amplifier, and loudspeakers.M100W and M100L Literature. ...

How do I connect a professional microphone to a camcorder?
December 6, 2018

Connecting Microphones to CamcordersThere are many interfaces by the likes of Beachtek, Marantz, Kopul, Saramonic, etc. on the market to help connect ...

Update Utility Stuck in "Discovering" or device not showing up
December 4, 2018

This symptom can be caused by a couple different things.Restrictive firewall settings. You may need to allow the Shure Update Utility through the fire ...

When were the first Shure ribbon mics introduced?
December 4, 2018

The Shure Model 50 and the Model 5, Shure's first ribbonmicrophones, were introduced in 1939. See the attached User Guides below. ...

Reserved TV channels and registering wireless mics
December 3, 2018

BackgroundAfter the 700 MHz auction in 2009, many unoccupied TV channels are shared between wireless microphones and white space devices (WSD's).A WSD ...

Point to point wireless with P9T transmitter and SLX4 receiver
November 28, 2018

WIRELESS POINT-TO-POINT AUDIO USING AN SLX4 RECEIVERCertain sound system applications require sending audio from a central location to one or more rem ...

SBRC Crestron/AMX Control Strings
November 15, 2018

The SBRC can be monitored and controlled via a control system, such as AMX, Crestron, or Extron.Below is a PDF of the command strings. ...

How do I set up the Axient Digital to have control from Yamaha console?
November 15, 2018

Set the Axient Digital receiver to Yamaha Mode.Click the scroll wheel and select Device Configuration, then Device Audio, then Dante Names, then Dante ...

Comparison of SM5C to SM5B
November 12, 2018

SM5C impedance is 38 ohms; SM5B impedance is 160 ohms.SM5C output level is 6 dB less than the SM5B. (SM5C is -64 dBV at one Pascal SPL.)SM5C has a s ...

Notch Filter Allows for Best In-Ear Monitor Mix Ever!
October 30, 2018

Notch Filter Allows for Best In-Ear Monitor Mix Ever!Many microphones and most circuitry used in the reproduction of audio signals have a bandwidth of ...

Woodstock Music Festival Stage Microphone
October 29, 2018

Based on photos and film from Woodstock, the onstage microphones were the Shure Unisphere I Model 565. The 1969 standard version of the Model 565 empl ...

What is Phantom Power?
October 26, 2018

Phantom power is used with condenser microphones. It is called phantom power because there is no obvious external power supply for the condenser mic; ...

Antenna tip color for bodypacks
October 24, 2018

Tip ColorFrequency RangeUR Frequency BandAxient Digital Frequency BandModelYellow470 - 530 MHzG1G53, G54, G62UA700Gray518 - 578 MHzH4G55, G56, H54UA71 ...

Height of MXW mics in charger
October 24, 2018

MXW1 in charger (mic disconnected): 5 1/4"MXW2/SM58 in charger: 10 1/8"MXW6 in charger: 5 3/4"MXW8 w/ MX405 in charger: 8"MXW8 w/ ...

Schematic for M367
October 19, 2018

Contact Shure Service at 800-516-2525, or contact us. Service information for the M367 is available from this department. ...

External Circuit to Power a Carbon Microphone
October 15, 2018

A carbon mic, like the Shure 104C, is one of the oldest microphone designs. Like all microphones, a carbon mic has a diaphragm that vibrates in respo ...

What is the BTU/hr of the ULXD4Q?
October 15, 2018

Idle: 23.3 BTU/hr; 6.8 WMax: 25.6 BTU/hr; 7.6 W ...

WWB6 Unable to Recognize ULX-D receiver
October 11, 2018

After checking that the network configuration is correct, it is possible that a mismatch in the firmware version of the ULX-D receiver and the require ...

UHF-R Firmware Update
October 11, 2018

Firmware for UR1 or UR2: The firmware in a UR transmitter cannot be updated in the field. Transmitter firmware can only be updated by returning the UR ...

GLX-D firmware update
October 11, 2018

If the blue rf light is blinking and there is no audio you will need to update your components to the latest firmware.Download the Shure Update Utilit ...

GLXD Firmware update failed
October 11, 2018

It is possible that the firmware update for a GLXD transmitter or receiver can fail due to a "corrupt device." The process listed below sho ...

Wireless microphone for jazzercise, aerobics, fitness centers
October 10, 2018

BLX14 with the SM31FH headset. Most often used for this application due to the low price point.The SM31FH mic is the most durable. The transmitter pac ...

What is the Shure S4546 microphone?
October 10, 2018

The S4546 was an OEM model - made by Shure for WebsterElectric in Racine, Wisconsin. The microphone element was crystal. TheS4546 was based on the Sh ...

Webster model SS667
October 10, 2018

Yes. The Webster model number was SS667. Webster purchased this OEM microphone from Shure in the late 1950s and early 1960s. The mic was packaged wi ...

Shure OEM Products: 1930s to 1990s
October 10, 2018

OEM = Original Equipment ManufacturerFrom the 1930s to the 1990s, Shure had an OEM Sales Department. This department sought out opportunities to sell ...

Microphones used by the Beatles
October 10, 2018

The Beatles used a variety of microphones for live PA sound. Photos in the Shure archives show the Beatles using the Shure 545, the Shure 546, and th ...

545 or 565 mic with the 4 pin Amphenol connector
September 20, 2018

We can tell you what pins to use at the microphone connector. Your 545 microphone has a four pin MC4F Amphenol connector. Pins 1 and 2 of this connect ...

545 and 550S adapters?
September 20, 2018

There is a supplier for such cables. Contact Tom Ellis: phone - 214-328-3225; email - tellis@ellisandassoc.comTom sells cables that have Amphenol conn ...

55S Microphone
September 20, 2018

1. The connector that mates up is the original Amphenol connector. For connector and cabling information, please see the following link:Mic cable for ...

Seeking Specs for old Model 530 Microphone
September 20, 2018

Shure no longer stocks a cable for the 530. Try vintage mic cable supplier Tom Ellis: tellis@ellisandassoc.comThe model 530 was dual impedance and cou ...

PE585 replacement cable
September 20, 2018

Shure no longer stocks this cable.Try Tom's Mics - Mr. Tom Ellis - phone 214-328-3225 tellis@ellisandassoc.comTom offers cables for many discontinued ...

Retro parts for an Shure 55AV
September 20, 2018

Unfortunately all such parts are long gone at Shure.You might have luck with collectors of old mics. We suggest you start with Tom Ellis: tellis@ellis ...

Mic cable for Shure 55S
September 20, 2018

The 55S used a 3 pin Amphenol connector, part #MC3M. We do not carry these connectors, but you can get pre-wired cables from Tom Ellis (214-328-3225 o ...

I need a connector (audio) for my old model 51 microphone.
September 20, 2018

The connector on the 51 is an Amphenol MC3M. We do not carry these connectors,You can get pre-wired cables from Tom Ellis(214-328-3225). ...

Harmonica Breathing Noise With 520DX
September 20, 2018

This is a playing technique problem. In brief, a microphone is designed to change air movement into an equivalent electrical signal. A microphone cann ...

Cable for 555
September 20, 2018

Thank you for the compliments. We have bad news for you. The 555 is a very old mic and Shure has not had replacement parts for many years. Your hardwa ...

Model 51 - cable and connector
September 20, 2018

Shure no longer has parts for these mics, including cables and connectors.The connectors were called Amphenol connectors. If it's a 3 pin connector yo ...

55SW replacement parts.
September 20, 2018

The 55SW has been discontinued for over 25 years. Shure no longer has replacement parts. We suggest you contact collectors of old microphones. As a st ...

Old 55S parts
September 20, 2018

You might have luck with collectors of old mics. We suggest you start with: Tom Ellis.Except for a few select early models, we do not use serial numbe ...

Vintage Mics replacement parts
September 20, 2018

Sorry, Shure does not have the parts for repair of very old microphones. Discontinued product data sheets can also be downloaded on the Shure web sit ...

Repair of model 55SW
September 20, 2018

Shure no longer repairs the 55SW and has not for many years. We do repair the current version of the 55SW, the 55SH Series II.We suggest you contact a ...

Mic element 99H86 for harmonica microphone
September 20, 2018

The 99H86 element was last manufactured in 1981. It is no longer available. It was a controlled magnetic element; 14,000 ohms impedance; output level ...

Amphenol mic cable for model 315
September 20, 2018

The model 315 requires an Amphenol MC3M on the cable. We do not carry these connectors.You can get pre-wired cables from Tom Ellis (214-328-3225). ...

PE55 microphone cable
September 20, 2018

The PE55 used a 3 pin Amphenol connector, part #MC3M. We do not carry these connectors.You can get pre-wired cables from Tom Ellis (214-328-3225. ...

Cable for 556 microphone
September 20, 2018

The 556 used a 3 pin Amphenol connector, part #MC3M. We do not carry these connectors.You can get pre-wired cables from Tom Ellis (214-328-3225. ...

Parts for 707A microphone
September 20, 2018

Unfortunately all such parts are long gone at Shure. You might have luck with collectors of old mics. We suggest you start with: Tom Ellis ...

Wiring of vintage Shure mics: 3 or 4 pin Amphenol to XLR
September 20, 2018

Check out the discontinued product sheets at: User Guides and Spec SheetsUsing the information on these sheets, wire to the 3 pin XLR as follows:XLR p ...

Vintage Mics for Blues Harp / Harmonica and Customization
September 20, 2018

1) http://www.harmonicamasterclass.comThis web site has detailed information on vintage mics used for harmonica; how to use a mic with an amplifier; a ...

Repair of model 55S
September 20, 2018

1)HE SAID THERE IS A CRYSTAL IN THE MIC THAT GOES BAD.* This is incorrect. There is no crystal in the 55S.2) I'M WONDERING IF THIS CAN STILL BE FIXED. ...

Cable for 55SW microphone
September 20, 2018

The 55SW needs an Amphenol MC3M on the cable. We do not carry these connectors.You can get pre-wired cables from Tom Ellis (214-328-3225). ...

Cable for model 555
September 20, 2018

The 555 used a 3 pin Amphenol connector, part #MC3M.You can get pre-wired cables from Tom Ellis (214-328-3225) ...

Cable for 708A microphone
September 20, 2018

The model 708A needs an Amphenol MC3M on the cable. We do not carry these connectors.You can also get pre-wired cables from Tom Ellis - U.S. phone: 21 ...

Repair of Model 51S Sonodyne Dynamic Microphone
September 20, 2018

As Shure no longer repairs the model 51S, we no longer have repair/disassembly instructions. (We stopped repairing the model 51S in 1978.) The data sh ...

Where can I find a cable for a model 540 microphone?
September 20, 2018

The model 540 Series II needs an Amphenol MC3M on the cable. We do not carry these connectors.You can also get pre-wired cables from Tom Ellis - U.S. ...

Repair parts for model 555
September 20, 2018

Sorry, but we no longer have parts for the 555.You might have luck with collectors of old mics. We suggest you start with: Tom Ellis - tellis@ellisand ...

Difference between controlled reluctance and controlled magnetic
September 20, 2018

First, what's the technical difference(s) between "controlled reluctance" and "controlled magnetic"?* No difference. Different nam ...

Vintage controlled reluctance elements
September 20, 2018

if anybody there can tell me how to use the pre 1960 date code method?* Shure has been in business since 1925. We have changed date code methods over ...

Source for vintage mic elements and restoration
September 20, 2018

Here are sources:Tom Ellis - tellis@ellisandassoc.comExpert on vintage controlled reluctance/magnetic elementsVintage Electronics; Ed Crockett, Hattie ...

ULX-D, QLX-D, AXT400, Axient Digital control with Yamaha QL and CL consoles
September 20, 2018

Yamaha CL and QL consoles can control and show the parameters for the ULXD4D, ULXD4Q, ULXD4, QLXD4, AD4D, AD4Q and AXT400.Yamaha has written up docume ...