Microflex™ Wireless

Versatile, scalable wireless microphone solutions for vivid, lifelike audio in AV conferencing environments.

Microflex™ Wireless microphone systems bring modern design and vivid, lifelike sound to signature boardrooms and AV conferencing environments. This enterprise-scale platform encompasses a system of advanced conferencing products that includes intelligent rechargeable microphone transmitters and charging stations, discreet wireless access point transceivers, flexible audio network interfaces, and comprehensive software tools for remote adjustment and monitoring of system settings.

Easy to configure and expand, versatile Microflex Wireless solutions scale from group workspaces to networked enterprises. All components in the Microflex Wireless system are accessible over Ethernet networks with Microflex Wireless Control Software and third-party control systems such as AMX and Crestron that offer customized interfaces. For sites where AV and IT teams manage conferencing solutions that span rooms, floors, buildings and campuses, Microflex Wireless delivers networking components that extend the reach and efficiency of team resources.

With versatile components, premium audio, and comprehensive control, Microflex Wireless brings the Shure legacy of wireless expertise and professional quality to demanding networked conferencing applications.

Microflex™ Wireless microphone systems will only be available for the following countries:

  • Australia
  • Singapore
  • New Zealand
  • Malaysia
  • Indonesia
  • Hong Kong
  • India
  • Japan
  • Taiwan

Premium Conferencing Audio for Elite Boardrooms

  • Vivid, lifelike sound: Performance-tested Microflex microphone elements flawlessly capture full range audio for clear, detailed communication
  • Versatile microphone selection: Wireless boundary, gooseneck, bodypack, and handheld models are available to fit any conferencing application
  • Discreet designs: With elegant aesthetics and a low-profile footprint, Microflex Wireless systems are designed to install easily and disappear into AV environments
  • Scalable solutions: 4 and 8 channel systems can be combined to support configurations of up to 80 compatible channels. In High Channel Density mode (requires firmware version 5.1.23), up to 160 compatible channels can be used. Adjustable power limits enable additional channels to operate in separate rooms. Subnet scalability/size: Up to 20 APT4 or APT8 devices per subnet*

*VLANs can be deployed to increase this number.

Networked Digital Wireless for Enterprise-Scale Environments

  • Dante™ digital audio networking: Integrated solution for transporting low latency, uncompressed audio over standard Ethernet networks 
  • Ethernet connectivity: All Microflex Wireless networking components connect via Cat5e cable for simplified installation
  • Corporate network ready: Connect to corporate networks and third party control systems using standard networking protocols, for remote management and campus-wide implementation
  • Microflex Wireless Control Software: Browser-based control software that offers comprehensive remote monitoring and control of all settings and status parameters over the web, a corporate network or an AV local area network
  • Control system compatible: Third party control and automation systems (AMX, Crestron) are fully compatible with Microflex Wireless, enabling the creation of custom interfaces on touchscreen panels

Intelligent Performance, Simplified Setup & Operation

  • Advanced rechargeable power management: Smart lithium-ion rechargeable batteries deliver up to 9 hours of continuous use, enable remote status monitoring while in the charger and provide remaining runtime in hours and minutes while in use via networked control systems
  • Automated frequency coordination: Microflex Wireless systems actively scan the available spectrum and coordinate clean, compatible frequencies for every microphone channel. While in use, systems automatically move away from unexpected interference
  • Encrypted wireless: Audio transmission is protected by AES-256 encryption - the same secure standard used in top government applications
  • Selectable transmit power: Select the appropriate wireless output power per room to optimize spectrum usage, range, and battery life

A Trusted Shure Experience

  • Wireless expertise: Microflex Wireless embodies the robust performance and reliability of other globally renowned Shure wireless systems
  • Trusted audio: Microflex Wireless transmitters use the same signature microphone elements as industry-trusted Microflex wired microphones seen in conferencing applications worldwide

Audio Network Interface

MXWANI

Streamlines Microflex™ Wireless connectivity to conference room AV systems, with flexible analog and digital inputs and outputs.

Access Point Transceiver

MXWAPT

Low profile, wall/ceiling mounted wireless transceiver compatible with Microflex™ Wireless systems.

Networked Charging Station

MXWNCS

Charging station with 2, 4 or 8 microphone charging ports, compatible with Microflex™ Wireless systems.

Bodypacks

System technical specifications

  • Compatible systems per frequency band: 40
  • Auto Setup Features: Scan/Link
  • Audio Reference Companding: No
  • Included Antennas: Integrated with MXWAPT
  • Antenna Options: No
  • PC Control: Yes
  • Receiver Network Ability: Integrated
  • Rack Hardware: Included
  • Case: No
  • Transmitter Display: LED
  • Receiver Display: LED
  • Battery, Endurance: MXW1/MXW6/MXW8: Up to 9 hours; MXW2: Up to 15 hours
  • Environment: Conference centre, hotel, house of worship, schools

Further Technical Specs

RF Carrier Frequency Range

Asia: 1880–1900 MHz

Working Range

50 m (160 ft.)
Note: Actual range depends on RF power setting and signal absorption, reflection and interference.

Audio Frequency Response

50 Hz– 20 kHz (+1, -3 dB)
Note: Dependent on microphone type

Dynamic Range

>99 dB, A-weighted

System Gain
(Mic gain @ 0dB to line level output on MXWANI through Dante)

+50 dB

Latency

18 ms nominal

System Audio Polarity

Positive pressure on microphone diaphragm (or positive voltage on pin 3 of TA4M connector) produces a positive voltage on pin 2 of the ANI (with respect to pin 3 of the low impedance output).

Radio Transmission

Time Division Multiple Access (TDMA), Gaussian Frequency Shift Keying (GFSK), 365 kHz max. deviation

RF Sensitivity

-87 dBm, minimum

RF Output Power

80 mW maximum

Cable Requirements

Cat 5e or higher, shielded, 100 m maximum between network devices
Network Addressing Capability DHCP, link-local, static

Operating Temperature Range

0°C (32°F) to 49°C (120°F)

Storage Temperature Range

-29°C (-20°F) to 74°C (165°F)

 

Frequency Range

Band Region Frequency Range
Z11 Europe, Asia, Middle-East 1880 - 1900 MHz
Z12 Japan 1893 - 1905 MHz
Z15 Taiwan 1880 - 1895 MHz

 

Microflex Wireless Control Software

Description

Microflex Wireless Control Software is a browser-based software application that offers comprehensive real-time remote monitoring and control of all Microflex Wireless devices. Monitor and adjust microphone levels, battery charge status, muting preferences, and more over the network in any web browser, without extra software to install.

Shure Web Device Discovery Application – The Shure Web Device Discovery application finds all Shure devices on the network that feature a web-based control software. Please download this application at here.

Features

  • Web browser access: Connect through the Shure Discovery app or directly through IP address from any networked computer (Flash required)
  • Spectrum scanner: Scans for up to 24 hours and provides data on spectrum availability with channel count estimates
  • Battery charge status monitoring: Displays time to empty/full for while batteries are in the charging station
  • Battery runtime status monitoring: Displays remaining runtime in hours and minutes
  • Individual and global mic control: Power microphones on/off, mute channels, and enable standby mode
  • Default transmitter behavior: Program initial transmitter state when removed from charger, mute button behavior and LED defaults for each transmitter type
  • Audio channel settings: Adjust mic gain and low and high pass filters
  • RF and audio metering: View audio input and output levels and wireless connection strength
  • Global wireless settings: Set transmit output power levels and out of range alerts for transmitters
  • Configure device groups: Link networked components into groups to create systems for one or multiple rooms
  • Utility menu: View information such as IP address info, firmware version, and battery health for all networked devices
  • Tiered password access: Admin, tech, or guest access provides full, limited, or view only rights

Microflex Wireless Firmware Release Notes

Transmitter

MXW8 Gooseneck Base Transmitter

Gooseneck base transmitter compatible with Microflex Wireless Systems. Accepts 5”, 10”, and 15” Microflex™ Gooseneck microphones.

Lavalier Microphones

WCB6

All-purpose, rugged, easy to hide micro-lavalier

Headset Microphones

MX153

Professional subminiature earset headworn microphone ideal for discreet placement in speech applications.

WCE6

The smallest & lightest microphone - it is practically invisible to your audience

Gooseneck Microphones

MX405 / MX410 / MX415

Modular gooseneck microphones suitable for boardrooms and other sites where aesthetics are important.