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Shure SLX Instrument Wireless System   

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With automatic frequency selection, automatic transmitter setup, rack hardware, and detachable antennas, the Shure SLX Instrument Wireless System is ...Click To Read More About This Product

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Wireless made easy.

With automatic frequency selection, automatic transmitter setup, rack hardware, and detachable antennas, the Shure SLX Instrument Wireless System is easy to use and always ready to rock. Patented Audio Reference Companding delivers crystal-clear sound. The bodypack transmitter is designed to handle the most adverse conditions. Includes SLX4 receiver, SLX1 bodypack transmitter, and the WA302 2.5' instrument cable.

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.

  • SLX-4 receiver:
  • Automatic Frequency Selection
  • Automatic Transmitter Setup
  • 960 selectable frequencies across 24MHz bandwidth
  • Detachable 1/4 wave antennas
  • Microprocessor-controlled diversity
  • RF presence LED
  • 5-segment audio meter
  • Multifunction, backlit LCD
  • Low battery indicator
  • Frequency and power lockout
  • Rugged metal chassis
  • Volume control on rear of unit
  • 1/2 rack design
  • Furnished rack hardware
  • Nonslip bumpers for use out of rack
  • XLR and 1/4" outputs
  • SLX1 body transmitter:
  • Automatic Transmitter Setup
  • Backlit LCD with timeout feature
  • Frequency and power lockout
  • 3-segment battery fuel gauge
  • 2 AA batteries (included) provide 8 hours of continuous use
  • 518-782MHz operating range

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ShureSLX Instrument Wireless System

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By PHutch

from North of Chicago

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  • Clear Sound
  • Compact
  • Durable


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    Comments about Shure SLX Instrument Wireless System:

    I use the SLX system plugged straight into the amp. The companding is great, command of sound from the guitar, tone and touch sensitivity, is not lost, and maybe even enhanced a bit. I've used mine for more than 200 gigs and it has performed flawlessly.


    Mixed review

    By TUBforce1

    from Columbus, IN

    Comments about Shure SLX Instrument Wireless System:

    Upon first use, I LOVED the Shure SLX guitar wireless system. It was very easy to install with the included rack hardware. I didn't notice hardly any change in tone, which tends to be the big issue with a wireless system. My guitarist and bassist also got this system... unfortunately about a month after getting these, 2 of the 3 power supplies failed. After replacement, now noticing some degrade in tone. 1 system still working great. If we can get these 2 replaced, still love them!



    By Guyfromfl

    from Florida

    Comments about Shure SLX Instrument Wireless System:

    Like everybody else, I was afraid of losing tone over radio waves, dropouts, etc... The day it came in the mail I hurried to our jam spot and added it to my rig. First thing I did after powering it up was crank my amp and walk down the street. The range is, as they say, right around 300ft, but tonally didn't seem much, if at all different than my monster cable it replaced.The only flaws..ONLY flaws I can find is that the entire portion that is rack mounted is metal while the body pack, the part you run around with and fall on is plastic. I wouldn't have minded so much if it was the other way around. Second, every piece of hardware is provided except the 2 screws that mount the power pack. That's nothing that one drawer in the kitchen full of things you'll never need can't fix. I considered the Line6's X2 XDR95 but went with this and I think I am happier for it.



    By Juice-xLG-_

    from Conway Ar

    Comments about Shure SLX Instrument Wireless System:

    I was skeptical trying out a wireless system but this shure wireless is amazing I love it. I have had no problems with it and it has lived up to its reviews.



    By Dsatheatre

    from Durham, nc

    Comments about Shure SLX Instrument Wireless System:

    We used 7 of these with countrymen headsets at the last musical we did at the Arts Magnet Highschool i work at, and despite my fear of them getting broken, and them being occasionally dropped by students, the clarity and quality shined through.


    Great wireless!

    By HMTM

    from Sacramento, California

    Comments about Shure SLX Instrument Wireless System:

    I suggested to my bands other guitarist and bassist that we should get these, because you couldnt roam free on stage without tripping on the cables. SO we got these and... No problems anymore! I like it when it tells if the battery is low. It works like a dream. If you play in a band in casinos or something like that you ought to get this!

    (2 of 2 customers found this review helpful)


    Works w Five String Bass Guitar

    By drodgers99

    from Green Bay, Wisconsin

    Comments about Shure SLX Instrument Wireless System:

    Works excellent with 5 and 4 string electric bass guitar. I was extremely impressed with how fast and easy it setup with no intervention on my part. I hardly touched the owners manual. The frequency response was a major concern since my band tunes one half step down. Both my Fender Jazz 5-string and Carvin Icon 5-string basses sound excellent through the Shure SLX wireless. I highly recommend this unit to 5-string Bass Guitarists.



    By Anonymous

    from Undisclosed

    Comments about Shure SLX Instrument Wireless System:

    My band is starting to play bigger stages and have been talking about wireless systems for a while now. We were always worried about the sound but I can honestly say the sound got better for me (bass). The other 2 guitarists didnt have any problems either. It's really easy to use and the battery light was a great idea to let you know when the battery is getting low. It felt kind of weird at first b/c we were always fixing the cords or kicking them out of the way and after we went wireless we were sliding our feet as if we were gonna move the cords with our feet but there werent any there. The reason I didnt give this a perfect 5 is b/c nothing is perfect but this is probably as close as you will get. Don't get a cheap unit to try to save money b/c the quality is totally different. Pick your gear like you play. Meaning if you play half-a**ed buy half-a**ed gear. If you play seriously get this system!!


    this thing is great

    By Aaron-fDK4v

    from Angels Camp, CA

    Comments about Shure SLX Instrument Wireless System:

    i must say i love this wirelesswhen i first bought it i was kinda afraid that it wouldnt be as good as everyone said i plugged it in and it pretty much sounded like i exspected then i decided to replace the batteries in my bass walla that fixed the problem then i plugged a monster cable into it and it sounded even betterthis wireless is absolutely clear and sounds beautiful if you want a wireless and you own an ampeg this will go well with your combo

    (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)


    This rig is a must-have

    By Duane Propes/Little Texas

    from Nashville

    Comments about Shure SLX Instrument Wireless System:

    I have had a SLX4 for 5 years now and it's been through hell and back. Not once has it gone down on me, outside of the cable, which I abused.It is totally road worthy and will work in any atmosphere from arenas to casinos, where RF is always a nightmare.Can't say enough good things about it. It's a great product.Duane Propes/Little Texas

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