Shure AD2/VP68

Axient Digital Handheld Transmitter ith VP68 Capsule

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  • Two transmission modes:
  • Standard for optimal coverage
  • High Density mode for maximum system channel count and robust coverage
  • G57 frequency band: 470-616 MHz
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The Shure AD2/VP68 (G57) is a Digital Handheld Transmitter with a VP68 microphone capsule. It's part of Shure's Axient® Digital wireless series.

Shure Axient Digital Series

Engineered from the ground up for professional productions that demand flawless execution, the Axient Digital series incorporates the most innovative wireless audio technology in the world. Delivering an unprecedented level of signal stability and audio clarity, plus flexible hardware options, advanced connectivity, and comprehensive control, it's a wireless system made to meet the challenges of today—and tomorrow.

One System, Powerful Possibilities

AD series transmitters are compatible with the Axient Digital receiver platform (receivers sold separately), a scalable wireless system that provides unrivaled sound for a wide range of applications and settings.

VP68 Microphone Capsule

A convenient solution for ENG and interview field recording, the VP68 mic capsule provides a forgiving polar pattern for critical microphone positioning. It's has a condenser element, is compatible with all Shure handheld wireless transmitters, and is great for professional and mobile media production applications.

Shure AD2/VP68 (G57) Features:

  • Two transmission modes:
    • Standard for optimal coverage
    • High Density mode for maximum system channel count and robust coverage
  • G57 frequency band: 470-616 MHz
  • Optimum Operating Range via Selectable transmission modes & powerlevels
  • Encryption-enabled, secure transmission
  • Frequency and power lockout
  • Rugged metal construction in Black finish
  • External contacts for docked charging
  • AA or SB900A Li-ion rechargeable batteries
  • VP68 Microphone Capsule
    • Requires minimal positioning towards sound source (typically interview subjects)
    • Excellent clarity for on-axis or off-axis sources
    • Naturally minimized proximity effect
    • Excellent performance in interior and exterior applications, with authentic ambient sounds captured to preserve context
    • Works with most Shure wireless handheld transmitter systems with interchangeable microphone cartridge design (BLX and GLX-D systems are not compatible)

Shure AD2/VP68 (G57) Specifications:

  • System Technology: Digital
  • Frequency band: G57, 470-616 MHz
  • Maximum Transmitter Tuning Range: 184 MHz
  • Transmission Modes:
    • Standard
    • High Density
  • Transmitter Frequency Diversity: Yes
  • Frequency Diversity
  • Channels per TV Band:
    • Standard mode: 17 ch / 6 MHz, 23 ch / 8 MHz
    • High Density Mode: 47 ch / 6 MHz, 63 ch / 8 MHz
  • Encryption: Yes
  • VP68 Microphone Capsule
    • Type: Condenser
    • Frequency Response: 40 Hz – 20,000 Hz (based on -3dB points in normalized response)
    • Polar Pattern: Omnidirectional
    • Sensitivity (at 1,000 Hz): 41 dBV/Pa
    • Maximum SPL (at 1,000 Hz): 136.5 dB SPL
    • Self-Noise: 18.5 dB(A) SPL
    • Dynamic Range (1000-ohms): 118.0 dB SPL
    • Net Weight: 200 grams (7 oz)

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Please be aware that certain systems or transmitters operating in the 617-652MHz or 663-698MHz frequency ranges are no longer in compliance with recent regulations set forth by the Federal Communications Commission (FCC). Contact our Sales Pros at 800-356-5844 for help choosing a compliant wireless system that fits your needs and to learn about available trade-in rebates. Details on current wireless regulations are available at

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