3 Reasons Why Shure’s Axient Digital Wireless System Won a BEST Award

The Shure Axient Digital Wireless System won a CI 2017 BEST Award under microphone solutions. This is what separated it from other applicants.

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Our yearly conglomeration of the most outstanding products and services impacting the commercial integration industry recently shed light on 40 top products, and the Shure Axient Digital Wireless System made the cut for multiple reasons.

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Axient Digital delivers the flexibility to work in the available spectrum with minimal signal loss. In conjunction with RF stability, Axient Digital wireless microphone system features Dante, AES67 and AES3, and has a 20Hz to 20 kHz range with a flat frequency response and accurate transient response. The product is scalable with up to 184 MHz of tuning bandwidth for all transmitters and receivers, allowing for extended spectrum coverage and inventory simplification.

A neutral panel of experts, including three experienced integrators, chose the Shure Axient from others in its category for the following reasons:

Audio quality

  • The Shure Axient boasts a wide dynamic range and 2ms latency from the mic capsule to the receiver’s analog output


  • The Axient features complete command and control functionality with Shure software applications Wireless Workbench® and the ShurePlus™ Channels App; the Dante Cue and Dante Browse features enable headphone monitoring of high-fidelity true audio output from any Dante-enabled connected device

Continued RF spectrum

  • Features include true digital diversity with Quadversity™ and a robust High Density mode, delivering spectral efficiency, significantly mitigating the potential for signal fades or interference that cause drop-outs

More from Shure on the Axient wireless microphone series:

Before the show, Wireless Workbench 6 utilizes saved scan files to provide detail about the RF environment from off-site, and also includes a database of TV channels based on location to help with the planning process. When connected to the Axient Spectrum Manager, Wireless Workbench performs live RF scans and analysis, with detailed graphic overlays and device markers on a high-resolution frequency plot.

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