The Shure BLX288/B58 is a cost-effective wireless handheld microphone system for two presenters, teachers, or lecturers which offers quality sound, simple setup, and dependable performance right out of the box. It includes the compact and lightweight BLX88 dual-channel tabletop receiver with internal antennas, ideal for portable use.
The BLX288/B58 also includes two handheld transmitters, each equipped with an integrated Beta 58A dynamic supercardioid microphone capsule. The receiver features one-touch QuickScan frequency selection to quickly search 123 available frequencies and locate a clean RF channel in case of interference. The system provides up to 14 hours of continuous use with four AA batteries, at a range up to 300′. Up to 12 mic channels can operate simultaneously in each frequency band.
This streamlined system is well suited for live performances and events in small venues, wedding halls, and houses of worship as well as conference, educational, and corporate facilities.
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Wireless TechnologyAnalog UHF Included Transmitters2 x Handheld DiversityAntenna Diversity Max Operating Range300′ / 91.4 m (Line of Sight) Receiver TypeTabletop / Rackmount Microphone TypeHandheld Capsule Polar PatternSupercardioidSystem Wireless TechnologyAnalog UHF Number of RF Channel Frequencies123 Included Transmitters2 x Handheld DiversityAntenna Diversity RF Frequency BandH10: 542 to 572 MHz RF Bandwidth30 MHz RF Channel ScanningAuto-Scan Max Operating Range300′ / 91.4 m (Line of Sight) Max Transmitters per Band12 Built-In RecorderNo Timecode SupportNo Mobile App Compatible*As of June, 2023: Check with manufacturer for the most up-to-date compatibility Dynamic Range100 dBAReceiver Receiver TypeTabletop / Rackmount Mounting OptionsRackmount (with Optional Hardware) Rackmount Size1RU Antenna2 x Internal Number of Audio Channels2 Audio I/O2 x XLR 3-Pin Male Balanced Output
2 x 1/4″ TRS Female Unbalanced Output
Audio Output LevelXLR Outputs:
-27 dBV (Mic Level)
-13 dBV (Instrument Level)
Phantom Power ProtectionNone Frequency Response50 Hz to 15 kHz (Dependent on Mic) Network I/ONone USB/Lightning ConnectivityNone ImpedanceXLR Outputs:
Power RequirementsAC/DC Power Adapter AC/DC Power Adapter12 to 15 VDC at 160 mA, Center-Positive (Included) DC Input Power12 to 15 VDC at 160mA Display & Indicators2 x Multi-Segment LED (Channel, Group)
4 x LED (AF Level, Sync)
HousingABS Operating Temperature0 to 135°F / -17 to 57°C Dimensions12.1 x 1.6 x 4″ / 308 x 40 x 101 mm Weight15.1 oz / 429 gTransmitter Transmitter TypeHandheld RF Output Power10 mW Audio I/ONone MutingOff/On Switch Auto-Level ControlNo Gain Range-20 to -10 dB Sync MethodManual Antenna1 x Internal (Handheld) Power RequirementsBattery Battery Type2 x AA (Included) Approx. Battery Life14 Hours (Alkaline) Display & Indicators1 x Multi-Segment LED (Channel, Group)
1 x LED (Battery Status, Power)
HousingABS Dimensions2.1 x 8.8″ / 53.3 x 223.5 mm Weight7.7 oz / 218 g (without Batteries)Microphone Microphone TypeHandheld Capsule ColorBlack Sound FieldMono CapsuleDynamic Polar PatternSupercardioid Frequency Range50 Hz to 16 kHz Sensitivity-51.5 dBV/Pa at 1 kHzPackaging Info Package Weight4.99 lb Box Dimensions (LxWxH)19.3 x 16.2 x 3.5″