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Shure GLXD14R/MX53 Headworn Wireless Microphone System (Z2 Frequency Band)

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Shure GLXD14R/MX53 Headworn Wireless Microphone System

The GLXD14R/MX53 Headworn Wireless System is part of the GLX-D Advanced wireless systems family.

GLXD14R/MX53 provides intelligent rechargeability, robust RF performance, automatic frequency management and increased channel count with exceptional digital audio clarity and seamless operation. The premium MX153 headworn earset microphone offers discreet wear and exceptional clarity for presentations and other spoken word applications. For use with GLX-D Advanced Frequency Managers (UA846Z2).

Includes GLXD4R rack mount receiver, GLXD1 bodypack transmitter, MX153T omnidirectional condenser microphone (tan) with windscreens, collar clip and protective pouch; SB902 rechargeable lithium-ion battery, USB charge cable, 2 detachable antennas, rack mount hardware, and user guide.

GLXD4R Wireless Receiver

Rack mountable receiver with removable antennas for exceptional audio and rock-solid performance in multi-system installations for house of worship, education and live music applications.

Use GLX-D Advanced rack mount wireless systems for improved RF performance and seamless frequency management. With detachable antennas and rack hardware included, GLXD4R receivers quickly integrate GLX-D Frequency Managers and remote antenna accessories for rock-solid multi-system installations.

Note: When purchasing separate wireless components, please match their frequency bands to ensure proper system operation.

GLXD4R Wireless Receiver Features:

  • Rock-solid RF Performance from patented data communication.
  • Integrated battery charge port for proprietary Shure lithium-ion transmitter batteries with two-color charge indicator LED.
  • Green: Charged.
  • Flashing Green: 90% charged.
  • Red: Charging.
  • Detachable antennas for remote mounting.
  • Remote adjustable transmitter gain control.
  • Hi-res LCD screen status display.
  • Real-time battery run-time displayed in hours and minutes (accurate within +/- 15 minutes.)
  • XLR and ¼” output connectors.
  • Rugged metal chassis design.
  • Includes rack mount hardware.


  • House of Worship

GLXD1 Bodypack Transmitter

GLXD1 features an ergonomic design and reversible belt clip to fit comfortably and snugly in various positions. For use with GLX-D Digital Wireless Systems and GLX-D Advanced Digital Wireless Systems with firmware update 2.2.5 or later.

GLXD1 offers up to 16 hours of continuous use with Shure lithium-ion rechargeable batteries.

Note: When purchasing separate wireless components, please match their frequency bands to ensure proper system operation.

Shure GLXD1 Bodypack Transmitter Features:

  • Automatically links with GLXD4 and GLXD4R wireless receivers for seamless frequency changing.
  • Sophisticated design with rugged metal construction.
  • Easily accessible on / off switch.
  • Locking TQG connection for use with Shure lavalier, headset, earset, and instrument microphones and guitar cables.


  • Guitar / Bass
  • Presentation
  • Instrument
  • Fitness

MX153 Earset Headworn Microphone

The Shure Microflex MX153 provides outstanding clarity in an extremely comfortable over-the-ear design. This professional subminiature earset microphone is ideal for applications in which improved gain before feedback over lavalier microphones is desired. Delivering exceptional speech clarity, the MX153 is ideal for corporate presentations, houses of worship, A / V conferencing, and live sound reinforcement.

MX153 Earset Headworn Microphone Features:

  • Subminiature omnidirectional cartridge offers superior clarity and enhanced plosive protection with no proximity effect.
  • Terminated with TQG / TA4F connector for direct connectivity to Shure wireless bodypack transmitters.
  • Ultra-lightweight, comfortable, flexible design is stable and easy to place over either ear.
  • CommShield Technology guards against interference from cellular RF devices and digital bodypack transmitters.
  • Kevlar reinforced soft flex cable.
  • Includes protective storage pouch, 3 windscreens, and collar clip.

Microphone Type

  • Condenser

Form Factor

  • Headworn

Polar Pattern

  • OmniDirectional

Model Line

  • Microflex

Frequency Response

  • Tailored


  • Conferencing

Shure SB902 Rechargeable Lithium Ion Battery

Lithium-ion battery serves either as a replacement or a spare battery to charge while using the system. For use with GLX-D Digital Wireless Systems.

Shure GLXD4R Wireless Receiver Specifications:
Tuning BandwidthS2400–2483.5 MHz
Working Range IndoorUp to 30 m (100 ft) typical, Up to 60 m (200 ft) maximum
Working Range OutdoorUp to 20 m (65 ft) typical, Up to 50 m (165 ft) maximum
 Note: Actual range depends on RF signal absorption, reflection and interference.
Transmit ModeShure GLX-D proprietary digital
Audio Frequency Response20 Hz – 20 kHz (Note: Dependent on microphone type)
Dynamic Range120 dB, A-weighted
RF Sensitivity-88 dBm, typical
Total Harmonic Distortion0.2%, typical
RF Output Power10 mW E.I.R.P. max
Operating Temperature Range-18°C (0°F) to 57°C (135°F) (Note: Battery characteristics may limit this range.)
Storage Temperature Range-29°C (-20°F) to 74°C (165°F)
PolarityPositive pressure on microphone diaphragm (or positive voltage applied to tip of WA302 phone plug) produces positive voltage on pin 2 (with respect to pin 3 of low-impedance output) and the tip of the high impedance 1/4-inch output.
Battery LifeUp to 16 hours
Channel Count9 typical, 11 maximum

Shure GLXD1 Bodypack Transmitter Specifications:
Dimensions90 x 65 x 23 mm (3.56 x 2.54 x 0.90 in.), H x W x D (without antenna)
Weight132 g (4.7 oz.) without batteries
Power Requirements3.7 V Rechargeable Li-Ion
HousingCast Metal, Black Powdercoat
Input Impedance900 kΩ
RF Output Power10 mW E.I.R.P. max
Transmitter Input 
Connector4-Pin male mini connector (TA4M)
Maximum Input Level1 kHz at 1% THD
 +8.4 dBV (7.5 Vp-p)
Antenna TypeInternal Monopole
Battery LifeUp to 16 hours
Battery RequirementsShure lithium-ion rechargeable batteries
Typical Operating DistanceIndoors: Up to 100 feet (30 m) typical, with a maximum of 200 feet (60 m) under ideal conditions. Outdoors: Up to 65 feet (20 m) typical, with a maximum of 165 feet (50 m) under ideal conditions.

Shure MX153 Earset Headworn Microphone Specifications:
TypeCondenser (electret bias )
Frequency Response20–20000 Hz
Output ImpedanceN/A
Sensitivity (at 1 kHz, open circuit voltage)–41.0 dB V/Pa All settings –12 dB at 0 gain 1 Pascal = 94 dB SPL
Maximum SPL (1 kHz at 1% THD, 1 k load)107 dB All settings +6 dB at 0 gain
Equivalent Output Noise (A-weighted)24.9 dB SPL
Signal-to-Noise Ratio (referenced at 94 dB SPL at 1 kHz)60.0 dB
Dynamic Range (1 k load at 1 kHz)73.0 dB 100 dB at 0 gain
Power Requirements11–52 Vdc phantom, 2.0 mA or 9V battery 0.8mA

Each GLXD14R/MX53-Z2 Retail Box Includes:
(1) GLXD4R Rack Mount Receiver
(1) GLXD1 Bodypack Transmitter
(1) MX153T omnidirectional condenser microphone (tan) with windscreens
(1) Collar Clip
(1) Protective Pouch
(1) Shure SB902 Lithium-Ion Rechargeable Battery
(1) USB Charge Cable
(2) Detachable Antennas
(1) Rack Mount Hardware Kit
(1) User Guide

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