Shure AD3 Axient Digital Plug On Transmitter

Shure AD3 Axient Digital Plug On Transmitter
Shure AD3 Axient Digital Plug On TransmitterShure AD3 Axient Digital Plug On TransmitterShure AD3 Axient Digital Plug On Transmitter
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Shure AD3 Axient Digital Plug On Transmitter

The Axient Digital AD3 plug-on transmitter transforms any microphone into an advanced, portable Axient Digital AD Series wireless microphone, delivering impeccable audio quality and RF performance, wide-tuning, and encryption features. Compatible with Axient Digital AD4D and AD4Q receivers in Standard or High Density modes, AD3 features a custom, fast, and secure XLR connector design, support for both AA and Shure SB900-series rechargeable battery options, and simple, user-friendly controls and menus. The AD3 is housed in a lightweight, rugged, metal chassis and is designed to resist sweat, moisture, and debris.

Gather and report news. Capture audio for film and television. Secure all the comments from the interview. But do so with impeccable audio quality and RF performance while taking advantage of wide-tuning and encryption with an Axient Digital plug-on transmitter. Take any wired microphone and make it wireless for any number of reasons and purposes. Axient Digital AD3 plug-on wireless transmitter. Portable, professional quality.


  • Patent-pending locking XLR connector for secure connection
  • OLED display with easy-to-navigate menu and controls
  • Rugged metal construction that is resistant to dust and moisture
  • Automatic input staging optimises gain setting
  • AES 256-bit encryption-enabled for secure transmission
  • 300 feet (100 meter) line-of-sight operating range
  • Selectable modulation modes optimise performance for spectral efficiency (Standard – Optimal coverage, low latency, High density – Dramatic increase in max system channel count)
  • Switchable power levels (2/10/35 mW, region dependent)
  • AA battery (included) or Shure SB900 rechargeable battery (sold separately) options
  • Optional Shure SB900 lithium-ion rechargeable battery option provides up to 8 hours of continuous use, precision metering, and zero memory effect
  • External power and charging option over USB-C port


  • 2 x AA Alkaline Batteries
  • USB-A to USB-C Cable
  • Belt Clip/Pouch
  • Zippered Bag for Storage


Mic Offset Range -12 to 21 dB (in 1 dB steps)
Battery Type Shure SB900 series Rechargeable Li-Ion or LR6 AA batteries 1.5
Battery Runtime @10 mW
Shure SB900B > 8 Hours
Alkaline > 7 Hours
Dimensions 126mm x 44.5mm x 44.5mm (5in x 1.8in x 1.8in) H x W x D
Weight Without Battery - 240g (8.0 oz)
With AA batteries - 263g (9.27 oz)
With Shure rechargable battery - 280g (9.87 oz)
Housing Cast Metal
Operating Temperature Range -10oC (-14oF) to 74oC (165oF)
Storage Temperature Range -40°C (-40°F) to 74°C (165°F)
Audio Input
Connector 3-Pin female XLR
Configuration Balanced
Impedance Pad -12 dB = 26.64kΩ
0 dB = 6.64 kΩ
Boost 12 dB = 6.64 kΩ
Maximum Input Level 1 kHz at 1% THD
Pad -12 dB = 21 dBV
0 dB = 9 dBV
Boost 12 dB = -3 dBV
Preamplifier Equivalent Input Noise (EIN) System Gain Setting ≥ +20
      -115 dBV, A-weighted, typical
Phantom Power +48 V(7 mA maximum), +12 V(15 mA maximum)
High Pass Filter Two-pole (12 dB per octave), cut off frequency selectable from 40 to 240 in 20 Hz increments
RF Output
Antenna Type Dipole
Impedance 50 Ω
Occupied Bandwidth <200 kHz
Channel-to-Channel Spacing Standard Mode = 350 kHz
High Density Mode = 125 kHz
Modulation Type Shure Axient Digital Proprietary
Power 2 mW, 10 mW, 35 mW
Specific Absorption Rate (SAR) < 0.12 W/kg

Delivery Services

At Pinknoise Systems we like to offer our customers a wide choice of delivery options for their orders, and our prices are affordable and competitive. We also use only the best, most reliable couriers and delivery services to get your equipment where it needs to be - quickly and securely. Please find an outline of our services, prices and timescales below.

Delivery Times

Delivery times are based on when the package(s) leaves our premises. Sometimes, due to stock restrictions or a non-completed order, delivery may take longer as there is a delay with couriers, which is unfortunately out of our hands. If your order is urgent, or details change, please do let us know.
For full details, fees, and time schedules, please see our Delivery Information page.

Returns & Refunds

New items: You can return goods you have ordered from us for any reason, at any time within 30 working days of receipt (14 to initiate the process), for a full refund or for an exchange for a different product from our range. Items must be packed suitably and insured for full loss in the event of a delivery problem. Pinknoise Systems will not be responsible for lost or damaged return goods. Lost or damaged goods may affect the level of refund you receive. For full details of our returns policy, please click here.

Delivery hours
UK ORDERS: Order soon for delivery on using our express service

Model:  SHU-AD3-K55
Part No.:  AD3-K55
Manufacturer:  Shure

Contact us for advice

Need advice? Give us a call

(+44) 01453
825 802

International Delivery

International delivery

We ship across Europe and around the world and have a multitude of shipping options available to our international customers during the checkout, including express delivery for urgent orders.


We have a next day shipping option available for the UK with our DPD courier service, which features delivery alerts, personal delivery preferences and driver tracking with the DPD mobile app.


Spread the cost to maximise your capital. Just call our helpful sales team on 01453 825 802, from 9.00am - 5.00pm, to discuss these options and find out what's available to you.

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Shure AD3 Axient Digital Plug On Transmitter

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