Shure QLXD2/SM86
QLX-D Digital Wireless Handheld Transmitter with SM86 Cartridge


The Shure QLXD2/SM86 Handheld Wireless Microphone Transmitter works with QLX-D Digital Wireless Systems and features an interchangeable SM86 microphone cartridge.
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Shure QLXD2/SM86
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The Shure QLXD2/SM86 Handheld Wireless Microphone Transmitter works with QLX-D Digital Wireless Systems and features an interchangeable SM86 microphone cartridge.

Featuring transparent 24-bit digital audio quality and incredibly efficient RF spectrum usage, the QLXD2 handheld transmitter is ideal for wireless vocals in presentation spaces, music venues, and houses of worship. Easy to use, the QLXD2 quickly syncs with a wireless receiver over IR at the push of a button and maintains clear, uninterrupted signal over its entire 100 m (330 ft.) range. All metal construction ensures durability, and a wide selection of compatible microphone choices offer legendary Shure sound signatures.

Shure QLXD2/SM86 Includes:

  • QLXD2 Handheld Transmitter with SM86 Cartridge
  • Two (2) AA Batteries
  • Battery Contact Cover
  • Microphone Clip
  • User Guide

Shure QLXD2/SM86 Features:

  • Interchangeable Shure microphone capsules; includes SM86 capsule
  • AES 256-bit encryption for secure transmission
  • Over 120 dB of dynamic range – no transmitter gain adjustment needed
  • 1, 10 mW selectable RF output power
  • Up to 9 hours continuous use with 2 x AA alkaline batteries
  • Optional Shure SB900 lithium-ion rechargeable battery provides up to 10 hours of continuous use and reports remaining runtime in hours and minutes
  • External charging contacts for docked charging
  • Backlit LCD with easy to navigate menu and controls
  • Selectable display mode showing group/channel, frequency, or battery run time
  • 100 meter (330 ft.) line-of-sight operating range
  • Rugged metal construction
  • Frequency and power lockout

Shure QLXD2/SM86 Specifications:

  • SM86 Cartridge Polar Pattern: Cardioid
  • Frequency Response: 50 Hz - 18 kHz
  • Mic Offset Range: 0 to 21 dB (in 3 dB steps)
  • Battery Type: Shure SB900 Rechargeable Li-Ion or AA batteries 1.5 V
  • Battery Runtime @ 10 mW: 
    • Shure SB900: up to 10 hours
    • Alkaline: up to 9 hours
  • Dimensions (LxDia.):  10.1" x 2.0" (256 mm x 51mm)
  • Weight:  12.2 oz. (347 g), without batteries
  • Housing:  Machined aluminum
  • Audio Input:
    • Configuration:  Unbalanced
    • Maximum Input Level (1 kHz at 1% THD):  145 dB SPL (SM58), typical
      • Note: Dependent on microphone type
  • RF Output:
    • Antenna Type:  Integrated Single Band Helical
    • Occupied Bandwidth:  < 200 kHz
    • Modulation Type:  Shure proprietary digital
    • Power:  1 mW or 10 mW

Consumer Alert

This particular wireless microphone device operates in portions of the 617-652 MHz or 663-698 MHz frequencies. Beginning in 2017, these frequencies are being transitioned by the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) to the 600 MHz service to meet increasing demand for wireless broadband services. Users of this device must cease operating on these frequencies no later than July 13, 2020. In addition, users of this device may be required to cease operations earlier than that date if their operations could cause harmful interference to a 600 MHz service licensee’s wireless operations on these frequencies. For more information, visit the FCC’s wireless microphone website at or call the FCC at 1- 888-CALL-FCC (TTY: 1-888-TELL-FCC).

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