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Shure Upgrades Bodypack Receivers For PSM® 900 And PSM® 1000 Monitoring Systems

Shure Upgrades Bodypack Receivers For PSM® 900 And PSM® 1000 Monitoring Systems

The P9RA+ and P10R+ Bodypack Receivers Provide Enhanced RF Performance, Stereo Separation, and Audio Fidelity

Shure is announcing the new P9RA+ and P10R+ bodypack receivers that operate with the PSM® 900 and PSM® 1000 Wireless Personal Monitor Systems, respectively. Both the P9RA+ and P10R+ deliver enhanced RF performance while preserving the unparalleled audio quality and transparency that the PSM 900 and PSM 1000 are recognized for industry-wide. Designed for live performers, broadcast production managers, sound technicians, and rental agency managers, the updated PSM receivers leverage an analog/digital hybrid system that increases headroom, stereo separation, and audio fidelity.

The P9RA+ is a compact, stereo bodypack that works with the PSM 900 wireless system to deliver unparalleled audio quality and increased RF signal strength to meet the needs of professional audio applications of all kinds. All P9RA+ receivers are compatible with original P9T and P10T transmitters and all Shure SE Sound Isolating™ Earphones. Similarly, the P10R+ is a low-profile, twin-antenna diversity bodypack receiver that operates with the PSM 1000 wireless system. With premium features like full bandwidth RF scan, precision front-end RF filtering, and automatic RF gain control, P10R+ meets the demands of professional audio applications of all sizes.

“With the new P9RA+ and P10R+ bodypacks, we made a number of updates as part of our commitment to continually listen and react to customer feedback, including several enhancements that help RF engineers better maneuver everyday workflow challenges without sacrificing audio quality,” said Michael Johns, Senior Global Product Manager at Shure. “By designing a hybrid system that uses digital and analog technology, we’re able to improve the effectiveness of the listening experience while maintaining accuracy and transparency. We’ve truly engineered a studio-quality product to perform on the stage and in the field.”

Built with an integrated FPGA circuit, the updated PSM receivers are equipped with advanced digital signal processing (DSP) technology that provides high-quality digital audio over analog RF transmission. By offering higher RF sensitivity, the P9RA+ and P10R+ deliver a cleaner RF signal and better end-of-range performance. The P10R+ possesses a more robust and reliable RF signal in close proximity to digital transmiters, providing superior operability when used alongside digital wireless microphone systems in crowded spectrum spaces.

“Audio quality and RF performance continue to be the most important factors when choosing a premium wireless IEM solution,” commented Johns. “The goal of the new hybrid analog/digital architecture was to make strides toward bringing pristine audio to the stage, while also improving the RF performance to keep up with the ever-growing demands of live entertainment and broadcast. By updating the technology behind our PSM receivers, we allow our customers to upgrade the already impressive performance of PSM 900 and PSM 1000.”

For sound engineers who wish to retain the identical sound signature of original PSM 900 and PSM 1000 receivers, the new PSM receivers are built with an Input EQ Preset option called Match, which reproduces the audio signature of the P9RA and P10R receivers. Furthermore, PSM 900 and PSM 1000 transmitters and in-ear monitors will remain unchanged.

“We’re extremely sensitive to the fact that sound engineers may not want to alter sound quality when enhancements are made to existing product lines,” added Johns. “To that effect, we’ve leveraged the capabilities of our integrated FPGA to develop a ‘Match EQ’ setting that enables engineers to continue leveraging the exact same signature as the original PSM 900 and PSM 1000 receivers; all with the latest enhancements in RF signal reliability, improved battery life, and volume locking now incorporated.”

The P9RA+ and P10R+ bodypack receivers will be available for sale by late 2018. For more information on the new PSM bodypacks, please visit www.shure.com/asia.

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About Shure Incorporated 

Founded in 1925, Shure Incorporated (www.shure.com) is widely acknowledged as the world's leading manufacturer of microphones and audio electronics. Over the years, the Company has designed and produced many high-quality professional and consumer audio products that have become legendary for performance, reliability, and value. Shure’s diverse product line includes world-class wired microphones, wireless microphone systems, in-ear personal monitoring systems, conferencing and discussion systems, networked audio systems, award-winning earphones and headphones, and top-rated phonograph cartridges. Today, Shure products are the first choice whenever audio performance is a top priority.

Shure Incorporated is headquartered in Niles, Illinois, in the United States. The Company also has regional sales and marketing headquarters in Eppingen, Germany, and Hong Kong, China, with more than 30 additional manufacturing facilities and regional sales offices throughout the Americas, EMEA, and Asia.

About Shure Asia Limited

Shure Asia Limited (www.shure.com/asia)is a wholly owned subsidiary of Shure Incorporated. Established in Hong Kong in 1999, the company’s regional presence is an extension of the head office providing sales, marketing and technical support for its channel partners within the Asia-Pacific region.