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Shure BLX14R/MX53 Wireless Headset System with MX153 Headset Mic Band H9

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This wireless package is designed for presenters who want the microphone to "disappear" on stage. The Shure MX153 is a beige-colored earset with a slender shaft and a tiny mic element. It is ideal for... Click To Read More About This Product

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Gear returned in mint condition. If you're looking for a virtually new instrument in possibly less-than-perfect packaging, this is a great value.
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Gear returned in great condition, with only minor signs of use, such as slight scuffs or pick marks. It looks and plays like new and may be considered an equivalent to display units found in retail stores.
  • Includes 45-Day, No-Hassle Returns
  • Includes full manufacturer's warranty
Gear returned in mint condition. If you're looking for a virtually new instrument in possibly less-than-perfect packaging, this is a great value.
  • Includes 45-Day, No-Hassle Returns
  • Includes full manufacturer's warranty
Gear returned in great condition, with only minor signs of use, such as slight scuffs or pick marks. It looks and plays like new and may be considered an equivalent to display units found in retail stores.
  • Includes 45-Day, No-Hassle Returns
  • Includes full manufacturer's warranty
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Overview

This wireless package is designed for presenters who want the microphone to "disappear" on stage. The Shure MX153 is a beige-colored earset with a slender shaft and a tiny mic element. It is ideal for musical theater, plays, teleconferencing, church audio and business presentations. The BLX14R/MX53 system is additionally equipped with the BLX bodypack transmitter and the BLX4R rackmount wireless receiver.

The BLX series bodypack transmitter works with lavalier and headset microphones, and also works for guitar with the appropriate cable connector. The beltpack features an On/Off hard toggle switch, preferring to eliminate the multi-function push button that is used on some wireless transmitters. Many users found the multi-function single button to be inconvenient and unreliable. The BLX4R reciever includes all of the hardware you need to install this system into a road rack. It is a true diversity two-antenna system with channel scan and XLR and 1/4" outputs.

Consumer Alert:

Most users do not need a license to operate this wireless microphone system. Nevertheless, operating this microphone system without a license is subject to certain restrictions: the system may not cause harmful interference; it must operate at a low power level (not in excess of 50 milliwatts); and it has no protection from interference received from any other device. Purchasers should also be aware that the FCC is currently evaluating use of wireless microphone systems, and these rules are subject to change. For more information, call the FCC at 1-888-CALL-FCC (TTY: 1-888-TELL-FCC) or visit the FCCs wireless microphone website at: www.fcc.gov/cgb/wirelessmicrophones.

Features
  • Omni-directional polar pattern
  • CommShield Technology guards against interference
  • Cable design reduces handling noise while providing superior flexibility
  • Rackmount receiver
Specifications
  • General
    Analog or digital: Digital
    Frequency response: 50Hz – 15kHz
    Dynamic range: 100 dB
    Line of sight: 300 ft.

    Receiver
    Channels: 12
    Bandwidth: 524 – 865 MHz
    Housing: Not specified
    Rackmountable: No
    Width: 2.5 in.
    Height: 4.3 in.
    Depth: .82 in.
    Weight: 2.6 oz.

    Transmitter
    Type: Handheld
    # of transmitters 1
    Capsule: Dynamic
    Polar pattern: Cardioid
    Battery type: AA x 2
    Battery runtime: Up to 14 hr. 
    Width: Not specified
    Height: Not specified
    Weight: Not specified
Warranty
MANUFACTURER'S WARRANTY
One year warranty on wireless mics, mixers, and circuitry products.
2 year warranty on wired mics.
Warranty terms vary. Check with manufacturer for specific product warranty.


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ShureBLX14R/MX53 Wireless Headset System with MX153 Headset Mic
 
4.0

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5.0

Church liked them so much they wanted more

By Whole Hearted Productions

from Tucson, AZ

About Me Experienced

Pros

  • Clear Sound
  • Comfortable
  • Easy To Use

Cons

    Best Uses

    • Professional Speaking

    Comments about Shure BLX14R/MX53 Wireless Headset System with MX153 Headset Mic:

    I was working with a church that needed to replace their current wireless headset system that they were using for their pastor's mics. I spent a fair amount of time researching to see if I could get just the body pack and receiver so that we could use a Countryman mic. Unable to find such a combination, I decided to try the BLX14R/MX53, figuring that if the church didn't like it, it was a good price for the receiver and transmitter, and we could just keep the mic as a spare and replace it with a countryman. But the church loved the mic itself and now wants to order more of them. They are a bit unique to EQ, and potentially a bit more susceptible to feedback than some Countryman mics, but the pastor is able to walk under and in front of the mains with no issues.

     
    3.0

    Shure BLX14R/153 Review

    By High Sierra Hound Dog

    from Truckee, CA

    About Me Professional Musician

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    Pros

    • Clear Sound
    • Easy To Use
    • Lightweight

    Cons

    • Breaks Easily

    Best Uses

    • Events

    Comments about Shure BLX14R/MX53 Wireless Headset System with MX153 Headset Mic:

    Great sound but VERY fragile. Lasted two events. Headset mics are ten times better than laveliers for conference speakers. However, they are so brittle. Get a Countryman or DPA with your Shure or Sennheiser base and take GOOD care of them. Watch em like a hawk. Remember, most speakers are NOT seasoned mic users, they wander in front of speakers, they fiddle, and they fondle the mic. Get a DPA or Countryman.

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