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Shure ULX-D Receiver Discovery & Patching from Yamaha CL Consoles

April, 2013

April 10, 2013. Shizuoka, Japan – As of June 2013 it will become possible to perform discovery and patching operations for Shure ULX-D™ digital wireless system receivers such as the ULXD4D and ULXD4Q from Yamaha CL series consoles via a Dante™ network.

Shure and Yamaha have been working together to provide users with more advanced, integrated control capabilities. With CL series firmware version 1.6 and ULX-D firmware version 1.3 releases in June 2013, it will be possible to control discovery and patching for Shure ULXD4D and ULXD4Q receivers directly from CL console touch panel displays, without the need for the Dante Controller PC software that is currently required.

Sandy LaMantia, President and CEO of Shure, said, “Yamaha has set the world standard for mixing consoles. They have been an industry leader in professional audio for decades, and both of our companies share a strong commitment to providing our customers with high-quality products. Our collaboration on the interoperability of the Shure ULX-D wireless system with Yamaha’s CL series consoles is a perfect example of this.”

Kazunori Kobayashi, general manager of the Yamaha Pro Audio division, is pleased to note that “our collaboration with Shure, the industry’s leading microphone manufacturer, has resulted in Dante network communication between ULX-D digital wireless system components and CL series consoles that will give our users a significantly enhanced working environment with direct, efficient control. Expect more innovation from both Shure and Yamaha in the future.”

The upcoming firmware releases go beyond simply providing Dante connectivity from system input to output, offering improved operability as well. Both Shure and Yamaha are committed to continued advancement in the field of network audio control and convenience, offering innovative features and a superior audio experience for our professional customers.

About Shure Incorporated

Founded in 1925, Shure Incorporated (www.shure.com) is widely acknowledged as the world's leading manufacturer of microphones and audio electronics. Over the years, the Company has designed and produced many high-quality professional and consumer audio products that have become legendary for performance, reliability, and value. Shure’s diverse product line includes world-class wired microphones and wireless microphone systems for performers and presenters, award-winning earphones and headsets for MP3 players and smartphones, and top-rated phonograph cartridges for professional DJs. Today, Shure products are the first choice whenever audio performance is a top priority.

About Yamaha Pro Audio

Yamaha Pro Audio is known around the globe as a provider of innovative, top-quality solutions for the sound industry. The Yamaha lineup includes a number of world-standard mixing consoles, signal processors incorporating industry-leading DSP technology, power amplifiers based on energy-efficient drive technology, and an extensive range of speakers suitable for everything from live sound to commercial installations. Visit www.yamahaproaudio.com for the latest news and information.

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