Wireless Workbench 6

New Features in 6.9

  • Customizable alerts management:
    • Enable and configure thresholds to trigger hardware alerts for remaining battery life, RF, Showlink, and audio signal levels
    • View a running count of interferance and hardware alerts from the toolbar
    • Enable/disable automatic display of interference and hardware alerts
  • TV channel management updates
    • Improved UI design for TV Channels dialog
    • Added TV data for more countries
  • Imported scan files can list frequency and signal strength data in any step size and interval  

Comprehensive Frequency Coordination

  • Profiles for all Shure wireless products and select third-party devices included
  • Continuously scan from Shure networked scanning hardware
  • Scan data files can be used for off-site RF coordination
  • Create a compatible frequencies list from scan results
  • Assign compatible frequencies to networked Shure wireless devices
  • Deploy the compatible frequency list or custom frequencies to the Axient Spectrum Manager
  • Exclusion lists specify frequencies or ranges to avoid
  • Find TV channels by location with the included TV database
  • Inclusion groups designate smaller ranges within a frequency band for each wireless channel to occupy
  • Zones designate devices in physically separate locations, increasing coordinated channel counts
  • Automatically calculate backup frequencies

Advanced Frequency Plotting

  • Perform real-time plotting of scan data from networked Shure scanning hardware in a rich graphical environment
  • Import scan data from Shure PSMÒ1000 and AxientÒ systems
  • Frequency plot provides detailed visibility of UHF spectrum
  • Graphical TV channel overlays and user-specified exclusions display known frequencies and ranges to avoid
  • Device markers denote RF inventory without requiring devices to be powered on
  • Scan data files can be used to compare pre-site surveys to on-site scans.
  • ShowLink® plot provides real time 2.4 GHz signal strength spectrogram

Monitoring

  • Monitor and make live remote adjustments to frequency, audio level, RF muting and other equipment settings
  • Channel strips can be customized to monitor select parameters
  • RF history plot displays transmitter signal strength and enables monitoring of signal strength over time
  • Configurable interference and hardware alerts
  • Event log provides detail on all system events

System Requirements

  • Windows:  XP, Vista, 7, 8, 8.1
  • Mac: 10.6 Snow Leopard, 10.7 Lion, 10.8 Mountain Lion, 10.9 Mavericks

Compatibility with New Wireless Systems

The new Wireless Workbench 6 will be compatible with the network functionality of new wireless systems of Shure like Axient and ULX-D as well as with all other networkable Shure systems like PSM1000 and UHF-R.

Please make sure that your equipment has at least been updated to the following firmware version:

  • UHF-R (receivers)
    • 1.166
  • PSM1000 (transmitters)
    • 1.3.4 (1.3.6 available)
  • PSM1000 (receivers)
    • 1.3.2
  • Axient (transmitters, receivers, Spectrum Managers, Access Points, Antenna Distributors, Chargers)
    • 1.12.8
  • ULX-D (transmitters, receivers)
    • 1.3.6
      Note: Please download at the Firmware Update Manager in Wireless Workbench 6 software

Wireless Workbench 6 Forum

After signing in to the WWB6 Forum you will be able to download a 6.9 version of the Wireless Workbench 6 software as well as to communicate with other members of the forum to discuss several related topics.