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Shure ADX2FD/B87A Handheld Transmitter
Shure ADX2FD/B87A Axient Digital Wireless Handheld Microphone Transmitter

Shure ADX2FD/B87A Axient Digital Wireless Handheld Microphone Transmitter

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MSRP: $3,616.00

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Expand your sound system and add professional polish to your wireless audio with the ADX2FD/B87A. The ADX2FD handheld transmitter equips you to transmit a B87A microphone capsule, making this a great choice for capturing vocals. Its integrated Diversity ShowLink remote control function enables real-time settings adjustments and automatic interference avoidance.

Choose between three transmission modes: Standard Mode optimizes wireless coverage, while High Density Mode intensifies the coverage and maxes out the system’s channel count, and 50mW High Power Mode lets you drive increased power on a single frequency. Other features include wide tuning up to 184 MHz and secure transmission via its encryption enabling.

Moisture-resistant and durable, the ADX2FD metal build helps it endure the wear and tear of demanding applications—all while remaining lightweight and easy to use. Use the transmitter for up to 9 hours straight with its included SB920 rechargeable battery (up to 6.5 hours when transmitting on two RF carriers). The transmitter’s housing incorporates external contacts for charging the entire unit in a dock (sold separately).

This digital wireless handheld transmitter is available in a variety of frequency options.

More about the B87A Microphone Capsule

Designed to elevate the performance of every vocalist and deliver studio-grade clarity and crispness to live mixes, the Beta 87A mic capsule features tailored smooth frequency response that emphasizes upper midrange to raise vocal presence in the mix. It boasts a supercardioid polar pattern, delivering maximum voice isolation that cuts through the crowd, compensates for noise bleed from personal monitors, and ensures that your vocals stay in the spotlight.

More about Shure’s ADX Series

The Axient® Digital Wireless System from Shure is designed to provide pristine audio clarity, advanced connectivity, scalable hardware, network charging, and premium wireless signal stability—all in a system that gives you precise control while offering optimal convenience of use in professional wireless production. ADX models in this series feature integrated Diversity ShowLink, a remote control functionality that allows you to make adjustments to settings in real-time and automatically minimizes interference.

Developed according to the input of top audio professionals, Axient Digital boasts 184 mHz tuning across all receivers and transmitters, up to 47 active transmitters per 6 MHz TV channel, and an industry-leading 2 milliseconds of latency. These features, with flat frequency response, multiple digital audio output options, next-generation digital radio with encryption, and Quadversity and High-Density modes, make the Axient Digital Wireless System a powerhouse for modern broadcast needs no matter how crowded the spectrum environment.

Complex setups, high channel counts, and constrained spectrum are everyday hurdles for today’s major events and tours. Axient Digital was built to tackle these problems head-on to give you ultimate control over professional production and improve every aspect of your workflow. Every component of the Axient Digital Wireless Systems has been stress-tested and fine-tuned for efficiency, durability, and reliability so you get the best results. Choose from a handheld transmitter or a bodypack transmitter, and pair it with a receiver. Offering big sound quality for big audiences, this wireless system is the ideal solution for major award shows, halftime performances, music festivals, and even Broadway.

Note: When purchasing separate wireless components, please match their frequency bands to ensure proper system operation.

Shure ADX2FD/B87A Features

  • Ability to transmit RF signal on two discrete carriers
  • Optional 50mW High Power mode for driving increased power on a single frequency
  • Durable, moisture-resistant, lightweight metal case in black finish
  • Up to 6.5 hours of runtime with SB920 rechargeable battery when transmitting on two RF carriers (up to 9 hours battery life when transmitting on a single RF carrier)
  • External contacts for docked charging with optional fully covered radome
  • Diversity ShowLink enabled for remote transmitter control and automatic interference avoidance
  • Two transmission modes: Standard for optimal coverage and new High Density for maximum system channel count and robust coverage
  • Encryption-enabled, secure transmission
  • ADX2FD/B87A Handheld Transmitter1
  • SB920 rechargeable battery1
  • Mic Offset Range-12 to 21 dB (In 1 dB steps)
  • Battery TypeShure SB920 Rechargeable Li-Ion
  • Battery Runtime (@ 10 mW)up to 9 hours
  • Dimensions (L x Dia.)10 x 2 inches (254 x 51 mm)
  • Weight (Without Battery)11.9 oz (338 g)
  • HousingCast Aluminum
  • Operating Temperature Range0°F to 112°F (-18°C to 50°C)
  • Storage Temperature Range-20°F to 165°F (-29°C to 74°C)
  • Audio Input
    • Configuration: Unbalanced
    • Maximum Input Level (1 kHz at 1% THD): 145 dB SPL (SM58), typical
  • RF Output
    • Antenna Type: Dual Band Helical
    • Occupied Bandwidth: <200 kHz
    • Channel-to-Channel Spacing
      • Standard Mode: 350 kHz
      • High Density Mode: 125 kHz
    • Modulation Type: Shure Axient Digital Proprietary
    • Power: 2 mW, 10 mW, 40 mW
    • Specific Absorption Rate (SAR): < 0.19 W/kg
  • ShowLink
    • Network Type: IEEE 802.15.4
    • Antenna Type: Zigbee Dual Conformal
    • Frequency Range: 2.40 to 2.4835 GHz (24 Channels)
    • RF Output Power: 10 dBm (ERP)

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