The Shure SLXD2/B87A is a digital handheld wireless microphone transmitter compatible with SLX-D receivers. It comes equipped with the Beta 87A supercardioid condenser capsule designed to withstand extreme sound pressure levels, while still delivering a remarkably smooth frequency response for vocal performers and presenters. The capsule features a supercardioid polar pattern that offers excellent rejection of off-axis background noise, helping to reduce feedback.
The system operates on a 46 MHz UHF tuning range with 1840 frequencies available. The transmitter features a selectable 1/10mW RF power output and a transmission range up to 330'. It provides up to 8 hours of operation on two AA batteries or a rechargeable SB903 battery pack (available separately).
The SLXD2/B87A handheld transmitter delivers crystal-clear, 24-bit digital audio quality and reliable RF performance in a lightweight, yet durable aluminum housing. It is well suited for use in small- to medium-sized venues and houses of worship or with A/V installations in a conference, educational, or corporate facilities.
Clear, Accurate Audio with Interchangeable Capsule
The unit delivers clear, reliable 24-bit digital audio.
The Beta 87A supercardioid condenser capsule handles SPL levels up to 140 dB and offers a smooth frequency response with a gradual presence rise and controlled proximity effect tailored for vocals.
The interchangeable capsule design allows you to replace the Beta 87A capsule with a Shure capsule that’s ideal for your application and simply screw it onto the transmitter—including the SM58, KSM8, and Beta 58A capsules.
User-Friendly Features in a Rugged Housing
The unit quickly syncs with a wireless receiver via infrared at the touch of a button.
An easy-to-read LCD shows important information
1/10mW selectable RF output power allows you to increase either the transmitter's range or the number of mics operating simultaneously.
Convenient Power Management Options
Operates for up to 8 hours on two AA batteries.
The optional SB903 lithium-ion rechargeable battery offers convenient power management with zero memory effect and precision metering in hours and minutes on the transmitter's LCD screen.
The SBC203 dual-battery station charges two SB903 batteries at once—it fits the external contacts on the transmitter so you don't have to remove the batteries to recharge.
Wireless Transmission Digital UHF
RF Frequency Band J52: 558 to 602 MHz, 614 to 616 MHz
RF Bandwidth 46 MHz
Frequency Step Size 25 kHz
RF Channel Scanning Auto-Scan
Max Operating Range 328' / 100 m
Max Systems per Setup 32
Sample Rate/Resolution 24-Bit
Latency 3.2 ms
Form Factor Handheld
RF Output Power 1 / 10 mW
Audio I/O None
Audio Input Level 8.2 dBV
Auto-Level Control No
Gain Range 0 +21 dB
Signal Processing None
Frequency Response 20 Hz to 20 kHz (Dependent on Mic)
Sync Method IR
Antenna Internal Single-Band Helical
Power Requirements Battery
Battery Type 2 x AA (Included)
1 x Shure SB 903 (Not Included)
Battery Charging Time 1.25 to 5.5 Hours
Approx. Battery Life 8 Hours (Lithium Shure SB903)
8 Hours (Alkaline)
USB/Lightning Connectivity None
Display & Indicators LCD (Battery Status, Channel, Group, Power)
Operating Temperature 0 to 122°F / -17 to 50°C
Storage Temperature -20 to 165°F / -28 to 73°C
Dimensions 1.5 x 6.9" / 37.1 x 176 mm
Weight 5.2 oz / 147 g
Form Factor Handheld Capsule
Sound Field Mono
Capsule Electret Condenser
Polar Pattern Supercardioid
Frequency Range 50 Hz to 20 kHz
Equivalent Noise Level 28 dB A-Weighted
Maximum SPL 140.5 dB SPL
Sensitivity -51.5 dBV/Pa
Dynamic Range 117 dB
Diameter 2.01" / 51.1 mm
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