Q5X (Quantum5X Systems Inc.)

Developed for the NBA. The PlayerMic the world’s first flexible rubber bodypack and it’s designed to protect the player from injury if they fall on it or take a direct hit.

  • Flexible, rugged, rubber case
  • Thinnest 1 piece profile of all Q5X transmitters
  • When you need safety, comfort and multipurpose
  • Ideal for athletes, theater, location sound, studios

Control modeRemoteModelsAnalogDigitalPrice (USD)$2,495$2,695Case materialRubberRubberRemovable belt clipNNLithium battery life (hrs)4 or 84 or 8Compatibility modesYShure Axient Digitalsee below

Superior Digital Performance

The QT-AD10 Digital PlayerMic and Digital PlayerMic S bodypack transmitters have been developed in collaboration with Shure Corporation to work exclusively with Shure Axient Digital receivers, ensuring superior digital transmission with advanced encryption and spectrum efficiency.

Remote Control Audio System

The QT-AD10 Digital PlayerMic utilizes the RCAS™ (Remote Control Audio System) a revolutionary way to remotely control transmitter settings from a central computer or hand held remote control. The remote functions allow technicians to control; on/off, monitor status and battery level and make on-the-fly adjustments of frequency, mic offset, mic mute, RF power level, and grouping, all wirelessly.

Four UHF Tuning Blocks

The QT-AD10 Digital PlayerMic is offered in 4 tuning blocks that span 470 to 700 MHz and 941 to 960 MHz in 25 kHz steps.

Comfortable and Concealable

The QT-AD10 Digital PlayerMic has a flexible polymer case to create the safety and ruggedness required for professional sports.  The Digital PlayerMic has a run time of 8 hrs at 10mW, while the shorter Digital PlayerMic S has a run time of 4 hours at 10mW.   Weighing only 2 ounces and less than a 1/2 inch thick, the Digital PlayerMic joins the Q5X family as the safest and most comfortable audio transmitter in the industry.

Product Specs

Technical Data (for Digital.  See web for analog specs)

  • Dimensions: 74.5mm x 41.5mm x 11.5mm (PlayerMic S),  93.5mm x 41.5mm x 11.5mm (PlayerMic)
  • Weight: including battery, 48.6 g (PlayerMic S), 60.7 g (PlayerMic)
  • Housing Material: Polymer Case
  • Encryption: AES 256 Encryption
  • RF output power: 2mW, 10mW, 20mW (user selectable, country restrictions apply)
  • UHF frequency range 470 to 700 MHz and 941 to 960 MHz in 4 frequency blocks
  • Tunable bandwith: Varies by frequency block (25 kHz steps)

BlockFrequency RangeChannelsG56470 – 636 MHz6640G57470 – 608 MHz5520K55606 – 694 MHz3520X55941 – 960 MHz780

  • Modulation type : Shure Axient Digital Proprietary
  • Mic offset gain range:  -12 to 21 dB (in 1 dB steps)
  • Pre-amplifier Equivalent Input Noise (EIN), System gain setting ≥ +20: -115 dBV, A-weighted, typical
  • Maximum input level: 1 kHz at 1% THD, 3 dBV (5.0V)
  • Input impedance: 8.2K with 5V Mic Bias
  • Frequency response: 20 Hz to 20 KHz
  • NOTE: system frequency response is dependent on the microphone element
  • Audio connector: 1 pin Lemo
  • Occupied bandwidth: <200 kHz
  • Channel-to-Channel spacing
  • Standard Mode – 350 KHz
  • High Density Mode – 125 KHz
  • Antenna: 1/4 wave UHF and 2.4 GHz
  • Antenna impedance:  50 Ohm
  • Battery: Internal Lithium Polymer
  • Operating time: (Battery) estimated 4 hrs @ 10mW (PlayerMic S), 8 hrs @ 10mW (PlayerMic)
  • Operating temperatures: -20⁰C to 50⁰C
  • Storage temperatures: -20⁰C to 45⁰C
  • Approvals: FCC, CE, Industry Canada
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