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Shure MX153 Earset Headworn Microphone (Tan)

B&H # SHMX153TOTQG Mfr # MX153T/O=-TQG
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You Pay: $199.00
Product Highlights
  • TQG Connector for Shure Bodypacks
  • Miniature Low-Profile Single Ear Design
  • Omnidirectional Polar Pattern
  • High Gain Before Feedback
  • Exceptional Speech Clarity

The Shure MX153 Earset Headworn Microphone is a subminiature, low-profile single ear-loop microphone with high gain before feedback, rich detail and clarity. The MX153 features a TQG terminated connector for use with compatible Shure bodypack transmitters. The sleek single ear-loop frame features a subminiature capsule with an omnidirectional polar pattern for optimal sensitivity and clarity at all times. The MX153 is ideal for corporate presentations, houses of worship, A/V conferencing, and live sound reinforcement applications.

Subminiature omnidirectional cartridge offers superior clarity and enhanced plosive protection with no proximity effect
Terminated with TQG 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
Matte black, tan, and cocoa color options available
Includes protective storage pouch, 3 windscreens, and collar clip
Transducer Electret Condenser
Polar Pattern Omnidirectional
Frequency Response 20Hz to 20kHz
Sensitivity Open circuit voltage, @ 1kHz, typical: -41dBV/Pa (9 mV/Pa)
Maximum Input Sound Level 1kHz at 1% THD:
2500 Ω load: 107 dB SPL
1000 Ω load: 107 dB SPL
Signal-to-Noise Ratio 60dB
Dynamic Range (Typical) @ 1kHz
2500 Ω load: 73 dB
1000 Ω load: 73 dB
Self Noise Equivalent SPL, A-weighted, typical: 34dB
Common Mode Rejection 20Hz to 20kHz
Operating Temperature 0 to 135° F (-18 to 57° C)
Polarity Positive pressure on diaphragm produces negative voltage on pin 3 with respect to pin 1.
Power Requirements +1 - 5VDC (500 μA max.)
Dimensions Cable Length: 48" (1.21m)
Weight 0.69oz (19.76g)
Shure MX153 Earset Headworn Microphone (Tan)
  • 3 x Windscreens
  • Collar Clip
  • 1 Year Warranty
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    ShureMX153 Earset Headworn Microphone (Tan)
     
    4.0

    (based on 5 reviews)

    Ratings Distribution

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      (3)

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    33%

    of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

    Pros

    • Good audio (5)
    • Lightweight (5)
    • Durable (4)
    • Compact (3)
    • Easy to use (3)

    Cons

      Best Uses

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        3.0

        difficult to tighten around the ear

        By Bill

        from Atlanta

        About Me Experienced

        Verified Buyer

        Pros

        • Clear Sound
        • Compact
        • Durable
        • Lightweight

        Cons

        • Loose Fitting

        Best Uses

        • Church Sermons
        • Events
        • Performances

        Comments about Shure MX153 Earset Headworn Microphone (Tan):

        Sounds great but one of the drawbacks of face-worn mics is that some tend to slip around the ear. This is one of them.

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        5.0

        Very pleased

        By onlybyhisgrace

        from Tulsa, OK

        About Me Professional Musician

        Verified Buyer

        Pros

        • Clear Sound
        • Durable
        • Easy To Use
        • Lightweight

        Cons

          Best Uses

            Comments about Shure MX153 Earset Headworn Microphone (Tan):

            I purchased this as an upgrade to our current shure earset used in our worship center. I think the sound quality and build quality are excellent. No complaints or regrets. I would recommend this to anyone looking at the countryman but wanting to save some money.

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            2.0

            Not for working actors

            By iPuppet

            from Washington, DC

            About Me Experienced

            Verified Buyer

            Pros

            • Clear Sound
            • Fits well
            • Lightweight

            Cons

            • Stem Channels Sweat Mic

            Best Uses

            • Amateur Recording
            • Home Studio
            • Mobile DJ
            • Public Speaking

            Comments about Shure MX153 Earset Headworn Microphone (Tan):

            We bought this as a less expensive, and perhaps more reliable alternative to Countryman mice, as the MX153 does not have a removable cord which seems to cause problems for us. The MX153 fits comfortably over the ear and sound quality is good, but if an actor is active under hot lights, and starts to perspire above the neck, the sweat runs down the stem of the mic and straight into the mic itself, producing a horrific popping, gravelly noise. Now, this is a very specific use, but I can only imagine anyone who does more than remain stationary under dim light will have the same problem.

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            5.0

            Good quality microphone

            By Bud J

            from Freeport, IL

            About Me Novice

            Verified Buyer

            Pros

            • Clear Sound
            • Compact
            • Durable
            • Easy To Use
            • Lightweight

            Cons

              Best Uses

              • Events
              • Performances

              Comments about Shure MX153 Earset Headworn Microphone (Tan):

              Easy to use and very comfortable.

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              5.0

              Fits well, sounds good.

              By Dave

              from Medford, NJ

              About Me Experienced

              Verified Buyer

              Pros

              • Clear Sound
              • Compact
              • Durable
              • Easy To Use
              • Lightweight

              Cons

                Best Uses

                  Comments about Shure MX153 Earset Headworn Microphone (Tan):

                  After dissapointing experiences with another headworn microphone which did not stay put on the speakers head, but slipped around all the time, I was very pleased with the MX153.

                  It stays put and from a distance is hardly noticeable. Just what we wanted.

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                  • You Pay: $4.35
                   

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