Digital wireless system offers a mix of 24-bit digital audio quality and scalability to meet the demands of installed applications. Features include Wireless Workbench 6, optimized frequency scanning, and AES 256 encryption for security.

Main Features

Main Features

  • Available Transmitter Form factors: Handheld, Gooseneck, Bodypack, Boundary
  • Operating range (up to): 100 m (Under typical conditions)
  • Extended 20 Hz – 20 KHz frequency range with totally flat response
  • 24 bit / 48 kHz digital audio
  • Over 120 dB dynamic range, 130 dB (typical) using Dante™ digital networked audio
  • Shure Gain Ranging optimizes dynamic range for any level of input source
  • Built-in limiter circuitry prevents digital audio clipping
  • Compatible with Wireless Workbench® 6 software, for advanced frequency coordination, monitoring, and control
  • Wireless channel efficiency – 22 active transmitters per 8 MHz TV channel. In High Density mode, up to 63 active transmitters per 8 MHz TV channel, with no audio quality degradation
  • Optimised scanning automatically finds, prioritises, and selects the cleanest available frequencies
  • Interference detection provides instant alerts
  • AES-256 bit encryption offers unbreachable privacy, and eliminates stray RF interference by only allowing the encrypted signal through to the receiver
  • Advanced lithium ion battery technology provides up to 12 hours of continuous use, with detailed tracking of battery health status, and no memory effect
  • Transmitters and receivers display remaining battery life accurate to within 15 minutes
  • Ethernet networking for streamlined setup across multiple receivers
  • Removable half wave antennas
  • Up to 72 MHz overall tuning range (region dependent)
  • Up to 60 dB of adjustable system gain
  • Rugged metal housing on both transmitters and receiver
  • Selectable 1, 10, and 20 mW transmitter RF output power
  • Transmitters offer AA alkaline backwards compatibility

Description

What digital wireless audio quality does it offer?

Shure digital processing enables ULX-D to deliver pure, clear, and accurate reproduction of source material.  An extended 20 Hz – 20 KHz frequency range with totally flat response, combined with 24 bit / 48 kHz digital audio, captures every detail with clarity and presence, plus an incredibly accurate low end and transient response. A wide dynamic range of over 120 dB offers excellent signal to noise performance.
Proprietary Shure Gain Ranging optimises the system’s dynamic range for any level of input source, eliminating the need for transmitter gain adjustments. 

Which components does the ULX-D comprise?

Receiver options
Ethernet networking allows for streamlined setup across multiple receivers.
ULXD4 Wireless Receiver: Half rack
ULXD4D Dual Channel Wireless Receiver: Full rack
ULXD4Q Quad Channel Wireless Receiver: Full rack
ULXD4D (Dual) and ULXD4Q (Quad) receivers incorporate an extensive set of additional features:

  • Bodypack Frequency Diversity
  • RF cascade ports
  • Internal power supply
  • Audio output channel summing, to route audio to multiple outputs
  • Dante™ digital networking for multi-channel audio over Ethernet
  • Dual Ethernet ports
  • Bodypack Frequency Diversity safeguards against loss of audio signal, whether caused by RF interference or by power loss in a transmitter, to ensure uninterrupted audio for mission critical applications. The same audio source is sent from two transmitters with different radio frequencies. If problems occur with the reception of one frequency, ULX-D dual and quad receivers continue to provide flawless audio by automatically switching to the clean frequency. Switching between channels occurs in milliseconds, without any perceivable interruption for users.

Transmitter options
ULXD1 Wireless Bodypack Transmitter: The ULXD1 is compatible with a selection of Shure lavalier, headset, and clip-on instrument microphones.
ULXD2 Wireless Handheld Transmitter: To tailor sound for specific purposes, the ULXD2’s microphone cartridge is interchangeable with the full range of Shure dynamic and condenser cartridges, which offer a diverse set of sound characteristics and polar patterns.

 

Other components
Wireless Workbench 6: The ULX-D is compatible with Wireless Workbench 6 software, for advanced frequency coordination, monitoring, and control.

What third party systems is it compatible with?

The ULX-D offers seamless integration with AMX and Crestron media control systems.

What are the ULX-D’s wireless features?

The ULX-D delivers class leading wireless channel efficiency (region dependent) and signal stability. Minimised intermodulation distortion allows significantly more transmitters to operate simultaneously on each channel.
In standard mode, up to 22 transmitters can operate in an 8 MHz TV channel. However, all receivers offer High Density mode for applications where high channel counts are needed, greatly increasing the amount of simultaneous channels possible over one frequency band. In High Density mode, up to 63 active transmitters can operate in an 8 MHz TV channel, with no audio quality degradation.
For ease of use, optimised scanning automatically finds, prioritises, and selects the cleanest frequencies available. Interference detection provides instant alerts if the system encounters interference.
For applications where secure transmission is required, ULX-D offers Advanced Encryption Standard (AES) 256 bit encrypted signal for complete privacy. This helps to reduce RF interference by only allowing the encrypted signal through to the receiver.
Advanced lithium ion battery technology provides an extended run time over alkaline batteries, up to 12 hours of continuous use, with detailed tracking of battery health status. Lithium ion chemistry and intelligent Shure battery circuitry results in rechargeable batteries with no memory effect, such that a complete discharge is never necessary to maintain battery health. Transmitters and receivers display remaining battery life in hours and minutes accurate to within 15 minutes.

Components

Components

Specs

Specs

Technical specifications

ULX-D Specifications
Operating Range (up to):
100 m (Under typical conditions)
ULXD4Q Specifications
Weight:
3450 g
Height x Width x Depth:
44.0 × 482.0 × 274.0 mm
Transmission:
Digital in UHF TV band
Type of Power Supply:
Internal
Receiver Housings:
Metal
Active Antenna Possible:
Yes
Bias via BNC:
Yes
Encryption:
256 Bit AES
High Density Mode:
Yes
Interference Detection:
Yes
Remote Control:
Yes
Number of compatible systems per frequency band:
Up to 67
DANTE Audio Network Interface:
Yes
Scan Features:
Channel Scan, Group Scan, Spectrum Scan
Sync Features:
IR Sync
Detachable Antennas:
Yes
Network ability:
DANTE
Logic:
No
Cascade:
Yes
Rack Hardware:
Integrated, Not needed
Receiver Displays:
Multi-function LCD
Receiver type:
Quad
Included antenna:
External 1/2 wave
Battery Status:
Leveled battery life indication, HH:MM (Hours and minutes)
Line Mic Switch:
Yes
Image Rejection:
70 dB, typical
Phantom Power Protection:
Yes
Spurious Rejection:
80 dB, typical
Antenna Input Impedance:
50 Ω
ULXD4D Specifications
Weight:
3360 g
Height x Width x Depth:
44.0 × 482.0 × 274.0 mm
Transmission:
Digital in UHF TV band
Type of Power Supply:
Internal
Receiver Housings:
Metal
Active Antenna Possible:
Yes
Bias via BNC:
Yes
Encryption:
256 Bit AES
High Density Mode:
Yes
Interference Detection:
Yes
Remote Control:
Yes
Number of compatible systems per frequency band:
Up to 67
DANTE Audio Network Interface:
Yes
Scan Features:
Channel Scan, Group Scan, Spectrum Scan
Sync Features:
IR Sync
Detachable Antennas:
Yes
Network ability:
DANTE
Logic:
No
Cascade:
Yes
Rack Hardware:
Integrated, Not needed
Receiver Displays:
Multi-function LCD
Receiver type:
Dual
Included antenna:
External 1/2 wave
Battery Status:
Leveled battery life indication, HH:MM (Hours and minutes)
Line Mic Switch:
Yes
Image Rejection:
70 dB, typical
RF Sensitivity:
-98 dBm, for 12dB SINAD, typical
Phantom Power Protection:
Yes
Spurious Rejection:
80 dB, typical
Antenna Input Impedance:
50 Ω
ULXD4 Specifications
Weight:
913 g
Height x Width x Depth:
42.0 × 197.0 × 171.0 mm
Transmission:
Digital in UHF TV band
Type of Power Supply:
External
Receiver Housings:
Metal
Active Antenna Possible:
Yes
Bias via BNC:
Yes
Encryption:
256 Bit AES
High Density Mode:
Yes
Interference Detection:
Yes
Remote Control:
Yes
Number of compatible systems per frequency band:
Up to 67
DANTE Audio Network Interface:
No
Scan Features:
Channel Scan, Group Scan, Spectrum Scan
Sync Features:
IR Sync
Detachable Antennas:
Yes
Logic:
No
Cascade:
No
Rack Hardware:
Included Rack mounts brackets
Receiver Displays:
Multi-function LCD
Receiver type:
Single
Included antenna:
External 1/2 wave
Battery Status:
Leveled battery life indication, HH:MM (Hours and minutes)
Line Mic Switch:
Yes
Image Rejection:
70 dB, typical
RF Sensitivity:
-106 dBm, for 12dB SINAD, typical
Phantom Power Protection:
Yes
Spurious Rejection:
80 dB, typical
Antenna Input Impedance:
50 Ω
ULXD2/B58 Specifications
Weight:
289 g
Height x Width x Depth:
220.9 × 51.0 × 51.0 mm
Battery life lithium:
11 h
Battery life alkaline:
11 h
Form Factor:
Handheld
Operating Range (up to):
100 m (Under typical conditions)
Transmitter housings:
Metal
Audio Mute:
Yes
Detachable Antennas:
No
Switchable RF power:
Yes
Batteries:
AA, Shure Lithium-Ion battery
Battery Status:
HH:MM (Hours and minutes)
Encryption:
256 Bit AES
Charger Options:
Docking Charger
Frequency Diversity:
No
Functionality:
Transmitter
High Density Mode:
Yes
Interchangeable Handheld Capsule:
Interchangeable
Transmitter displays:
Backlit LCD
ULXD8 Specifications
Weight:
293 g
Height x Width x Depth:
136.94 × 78.27 × 40.77 mm
Transmitter weight:
293 g
Battery life lithium:
9 h
Form Factor:
Gooseneck
Audio Mute:
Yes
Detachable Antennas:
No
Switchable RF power:
Yes
Batteries:
AA, Shure Lithium-Ion battery
Encryption:
256 Bit AES
Frequency Diversity:
No
Functionality:
Transmitter
High Density Mode:
Yes
Transmission:
Digital in UHF TV band
ULXD2/B87A Specifications
Weight:
340 g
Height x Width x Depth:
256.0 × 51.0 × 51.0 mm
Battery life lithium:
11 h
Battery life alkaline:
11 h
Form Factor:
Handheld
Operating Range (up to):
100 m (Under typical conditions)
Transmitter housings:
Metal
Audio Mute:
Yes
Detachable Antennas:
No
Switchable RF power:
Yes
Batteries:
AA, Shure Lithium-Ion battery
Battery Status:
HH:MM (Hours and minutes)
Encryption:
256 Bit AES
Frequency Diversity:
No
Functionality:
Transmitter
High Density Mode:
Yes
Interchangeable Handheld Capsule:
Interchangeable
Transmitter displays:
Backlit LCD
ULXD1 Specifications
Weight:
79 g
Height x Width x Depth:
96.5 × 67.0 × 26.7 mm
Battery life lithium:
11 h
Battery life alkaline:
11 h
Form Factor:
Bodypack
Operating Range (up to):
100 m (Under typical conditions)
Transmitter housings:
Metal
Audio Mute:
Yes
Detachable Antennas:
Yes
Switchable RF power:
Yes
Batteries:
AA, Shure Lithium-Ion battery
Battery Status:
HH:MM (Hours and minutes)
Encryption:
256 Bit AES
Configuration:
Unbalanced
Connectors:
TQG
Frequency Diversity:
No
Functionality:
Transmitter
High Density Mode:
Yes
Included antenna:
1/4 wave
Input impedance:
1000 kΩ
Transmitter displays:
Backlit LCD
ULXD2/K8 Specifications
Weight:
340 g
Height x Width x Depth:
256.0 × 51.0 × 51.0 mm
Battery life lithium:
11 h
Battery life alkaline:
11 h
Form Factor:
Handheld
Operating Range (up to):
100 m (Under typical conditions)
Transmitter housings:
Metal
Audio Mute:
Yes
Detachable Antennas:
No
Switchable RF power:
Yes
Batteries:
AA, Shure Lithium-Ion battery
Battery Status:
HH:MM (Hours and minutes)
Encryption:
256 Bit AES
Charger Options:
Docking Charger
Frequency Diversity:
No
Functionality:
Transmitter
High Density Mode:
Yes
Interchangeable Handheld Capsule:
Interchangeable
Transmitter displays:
Backlit LCD
ULXD2/SM87 Specifications
Weight:
340 g
Height x Width x Depth:
256.0 × 51.0 × 51.0 mm
Battery life lithium:
11 h
Battery life alkaline:
11 h
Form Factor:
Handheld
Operating Range (up to):
100 m (Under typical conditions)
Transmitter housings:
Metal
Audio Mute:
Yes
Detachable Antennas:
No
Switchable RF power:
Yes
Batteries:
AA, Shure Lithium-Ion battery
Battery Status:
HH:MM (Hours and minutes)
Encryption:
256 Bit AES
Frequency Diversity:
No
Functionality:
Transmitter
High Density Mode:
Yes
Interchangeable Handheld Capsule:
Interchangeable
Transmitter displays:
Backlit LCD
ULXD2/SM86 Specifications
Weight:
340 g
Height x Width x Depth:
256.0 × 51.0 × 51.0 mm
Battery life lithium:
11 h
Battery life alkaline:
11 h
Form Factor:
Handheld
Operating Range (up to):
100 m (Under typical conditions)
Transmitter housings:
Metal
Audio Mute:
Yes
Detachable Antennas:
No
Switchable RF power:
Yes
Batteries:
AA, Shure Lithium-Ion battery
Battery Status:
HH:MM (Hours and minutes)
Encryption:
256 Bit AES
Frequency Diversity:
No
Functionality:
Transmitter
High Density Mode:
Yes
Interchangeable Handheld Capsule:
Interchangeable
Transmitter displays:
Backlit LCD
ULXD2/KSM9 Specifications
Weight:
340 g
Height x Width x Depth:
256.0 × 51.0 × 51.0 mm
Battery life lithium:
11 h
Battery life alkaline:
11 h
Form Factor:
Handheld
Operating Range (up to):
100 m (Under typical conditions)
Transmitter housings:
Metal
Audio Mute:
Yes
Detachable Antennas:
No
Switchable RF power:
Yes
Batteries:
AA, Shure Lithium-Ion battery
Battery Status:
HH:MM (Hours and minutes)
Encryption:
256 Bit AES
Charger Options:
Docking Charger
Frequency Diversity:
No
Functionality:
Transmitter
High Density Mode:
Yes
Interchangeable Handheld Capsule:
Interchangeable
Transmitter displays:
Backlit LCD
ULXD2/SM58 Specifications
Weight:
340 g
Height x Width x Depth:
256.0 × 51.0 × 51.0 mm
Battery life lithium:
11 h
Battery life alkaline:
11 h
Form Factor:
Handheld
Operating Range (up to):
100 m (Under typical conditions)
Transmitter housings:
Metal
Audio Mute:
Yes
Detachable Antennas:
No
Switchable RF power:
Yes
Batteries:
AA, Shure Lithium-Ion battery
Battery Status:
HH:MM (Hours and minutes)
Encryption:
256 Bit AES
Frequency Diversity:
No
Functionality:
Transmitter
High Density Mode:
Yes
Interchangeable Handheld Capsule:
Interchangeable
Transmitter displays:
Backlit LCD
ULXD2/KSM9HS Specifications
Weight:
340 g
Height x Width x Depth:
256.0 × 51.0 × 51.0 mm
Battery life lithium:
11 h
Battery life alkaline:
11 h
Form Factor:
Handheld
Operating Range (up to):
100 m (Under typical conditions)
Transmitter housings:
Metal
Audio Mute:
Yes
Detachable Antennas:
No
Switchable RF power:
Yes
Batteries:
AA, Shure Lithium-Ion battery
Battery Status:
HH:MM (Hours and minutes)
Encryption:
256 Bit AES
Frequency Diversity:
No
Functionality:
Transmitter
High Density Mode:
Yes
Interchangeable Handheld Capsule:
Interchangeable
Transmitter displays:
Backlit LCD
ULXD2/B87C Specifications
Weight:
340 g
Height x Width x Depth:
256.0 × 51.0 × 51.0 mm
Battery life lithium:
11 h
Battery life alkaline:
11 h
Form Factor:
Handheld
Operating Range (up to):
100 m (Under typical conditions)
Transmitter housings:
Metal
Audio Mute:
Yes
Detachable Antennas:
No
Switchable RF power:
Yes
Batteries:
AA, Shure Lithium-Ion battery
Battery Status:
HH:MM (Hours and minutes)
Encryption:
256 Bit AES
Charger Options:
Docking Charger
Frequency Diversity:
No
Functionality:
Transmitter
High Density Mode:
Yes
Interchangeable Handheld Capsule:
Interchangeable
Transmitter displays:
Backlit LCD
ULXD6 Specifications
Weight:
241 g
Height x Width x Depth:
113.94 × 61.83 × 34.28 mm
Transmitter weight:
241 g
Battery life lithium:
9 h
Form Factor:
Boundary
Audio Mute:
Yes
Detachable Antennas:
No
Switchable RF power:
Yes
Batteries:
AA, Shure Lithium-Ion battery
Encryption:
256 Bit AES
Frequency Diversity:
No
Functionality:
Transmitter
High Density Mode:
Yes
Transmission:
Digital in VHF or UHF TV Band

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