The Shure BLX288/SM58 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/SM58 also includes two handheld transmitters each equipped with the legendary SM58 cardioid dynamic capsule, an industry standard for vocalists and announcers. 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.
Shure offers a BLX1 bodypack transmitter compatible with a variety of lavalier, instrument, and headset microphone options to adapt your BLX system as your needs evolve.
- The discrete MX153 sub-miniature earset mic and the CVL lavalier mic both provide exceptional clarity in spoken word applications.
- The PGA31 is a comfortable, durable headset microphone for active performances.
- Instrumentalists can attach the WB98H/C flexible gooseneck instrument microphone for brass, woodwind, and percussion applications.
- The WA302 guitar cable lets you connect the bodypack transmitter to a guitar or bass.
Wireless TechnologyAnalog UHF Included Transmitters2 x Handheld DiversityAntenna Diversity Max Operating Range300′ / 91.4 m (Line of Sight) Receiver TypeTabletop Microphone TypeHandheld Capsule Polar PatternCardioidSystem Wireless TechnologyAnalog UHF Number of RF Channel Frequencies123 Included Transmitters2 x Handheld DiversityAntenna Diversity RF Frequency BandH10: 542 to 572 MHz RF Bandwidth24 MHz RF Channel ScanningAuto-Scan Max Operating Range300′ / 91.4 m (Line of Sight) Max Transmitters per Band12 Dynamic Range100 dBAReceiver Receiver TypeTabletop Antenna2 x Internal Number of Audio Channels2 Audio I/O2 x XLR 3-Pin Male Balanced Output
2 x 1/4″ TS Female Unbalanced Output
Audio Output LevelXLR Outputs:
-27 dBV (Mic Level)
-13 dBV (Instrument Level)
Frequency Response50 Hz to 15 kHz (Dependent on Mic) ImpedanceXLR Outputs:
Power RequirementsAC/DC Power Adapter AC/DC Power Adapter12 to 15 VDC at 160 mA, Center-Positive (Included) Display & Indicators2 x Multi-Segment LED (Channel, Group)
4 x LED (AF Level, Sync)
HousingABS Dimensions15.3 x 1.6 x 4.6″ / 388 x 40 x 116 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 x 224 mm Weight7.7 oz / 218 g (without Batteries)Microphone Microphone TypeHandheld Capsule Sound FieldMono CapsuleDynamic Polar PatternCardioid Frequency Range50 Hz to 15 kHz Sensitivity-54.5 dBV/PaPackaging Info Package Weight5.15 lb Box Dimensions (LxWxH)19.1 x 16.2 x 3.5″