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Shure Names Butler University Grand Prize Winner of Fantastic Scholastic Recording Competition

NILES, IL, June 6, 2011 — Shure Incorporated announced today that a five-member team from Butler University is this year’s Grand Prize Winner of the seventh annual “Fantastic Scholastic Recording Competition.? The five-student team of Elissa Chapin, Rob Courtney, Brian Gross-Bias, Taylor Lehman, and Tommy Nichols, with faculty advisor Cutler Armstrong, won this year’s contest, with an original composition by Gary Walters and Jim Albrecht entitled “Air.?

“We congratulate the winning team from Butler and thank all of the students who participated in this year’s contest from all of the different schools,? said Dave Mendez, Market Development Specialist at Shure, who coordinated the competition. “This year’s competition was closer than ever before, which is a credit to the high quality of all the submissions and hard work of the students and faculty of these fine recording programs.?
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SHURE CO-HOSTS RECORDING ACADEMY PRODUCERS & ENGINEERS WING® EVENT WITH LEGENDARY PRODUCER PHIL RAMONE

NILES, IL, May 5, 2011 — Even in the lofty stratosphere of serial hit-makers, few producers have a career that spans not only A-list musicians but show business icons. And, it’s all too rare for them to get the chance to sit down and talk shop with a few hundred of their colleagues. At the recent GRAMMY® SoundTables: Behind The Glass event with Phil Ramone, the multiple GRAMMY-winning producer whose clients have ranged from pop icons to iconic politicians, stopped at Shure Incorporated for a chat with Chicago-area producers and engineers.

At the event, co-sponsored by The Recording Academy® Chicago Chapter and the Producers & Engineers Wing®, Ramone shared studio experiences, personal stories, and industry insights. The conversation proved that a producer’s work extends beyond music, running the gamut from psychology to logistics.

From the challenges of working with various talents on Frank Sinatra’s Duets sessions, to dealing more

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Southern California High School Uses Shure Mics and Wireless Systems to Upgrade its Performing Arts Center

NILES, IL, May 3, 2011 — With the scarcity of land in southern California, the Placentia-Yorba Linda Unified School District (PYLUSD) was thrilled to meet its need for a new high school by acquiring the satellite campus of the local community college. The crown jewel of the property was a 314-seat performing arts center known as The Forum.

“It’s a beautiful theater with a traditional proscenium and two small side stages that give it great flexibility. It has a long history of events staged by community groups, including small music festivals and theater productions,? notes Steve Holt, senior design manager for the school district. “But, when we acquired it…there was very little infrastructure. We felt it was important to develop its full potential as an asset for the entire school district and the community.?

The challenge was a big one. “Before this modernization, we had an old sound more

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SHURE PREVIEWS FOUR NEW SHOTGUN MICROPHONES

NILES, IL and LAS VEGAS, NV April 11, 2011— Shure Incorporated has responded to the needs of the broadcast/media production industry and is previewing four new professional shotgun microphones at this year’s NAB show. The new VP89 (available in three interchangeable lengths: long, medium, and short) and VP82 provide the exceptional audio quality Shure is known for as well as flexibility for use in a wide range of professional media production applications.

The VP89 models (VP89/L, VP89/M, and VP89/S) are professional shotgun microphones for use in critical sound capture media production applications. Featuring superior Shure design and rugged, roadworthy construction, the versatile and lightweight VP89 models suit a variety of production needs.

“The VP89 was designed with interchangeable long, medium, and short barrel lengths,? says Chad Wiggins, Category Manager for Wired Products at Shure. “We knew industry pros wanted different size options for shotgun microphones, and that’s more

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SHURE PREVIEWS UHF-R® PORTABLE COMPONENTS FOR FIELD PRODUCTION

NILES, IL and LAS VEGAS, NV April 11, 2011— Shure Incorporated is expanding its wireless microphone portfolio by previewing two new complementary components to its UHF-R Wireless Systems. The UR5 Portable Receiver and UR3 Plug-on Transmitter are designed to offer premium wireless audio technology to the broadcast and media production industries. These new portable components combine the best of Shure UHF-R features with the flexibility and durability required for professional broadcast-quality performance.

“The UR5 and UR3 are perfect complements to UHF-R,? says Erik Vaveris, Category Director for Wireless Products at Shure. “Field production professionals told us they wanted a lightweight, portable solution and these products are exactly what they’ve been waiting for.?

“Once you produce incredible audio and great RF, all that’s left to do is make people’s lives easier, from setup to ease of use,? Vaveris adds. “With the UR5, camera and audio operators can find more

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SHURE PREVIEWS NEW VP68 OMNIDIRECTIONAL WIRELESS CAPSULE

NILES, IL and LAS VEGAS, NV April 11, 2011— Shure Incorporated is pleased to round out its new wireless videography offerings by introducing the VP68 Omnidirectional Wireless Capsule. The VP68 joins Shure’s other new wireless options for broadcast/media production: the UR5 Portable Receiver and UR3 Plug-on Transmitter.

The VP68 was developed for broadcast/media production professionals seeking superior Shure performance in an omnidirectional capsule for ENG and field recording of interviews.

“The VP68 is a great tool for any videographer or broadcast professional,? says Chad Wiggins, Category Manager for Wired Products at Shure. “Its omnidirectional polar pattern makes it perfect for interview applications. Even a novice can use it, as it doesn’t have to be pointed back and forth when there are multiple people speaking.?

The new Shure VP68 provides the clearest and cleanest on- and off-axis audio for even the most critical media production applications.

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SHURE PREVIEWS AXIENT WIRELESS SYSTEM

NILES, IL and LAS VEGAS, NV, April 11, 2011 —Shure Incorporated will preview its new Axient™ wireless microphone system, which can automatically change frequencies, undetected by the user, to avoid interference, at the 2011 NAB Show in Las Vegas.

“Uncertainty and volatility in the RF spectrum are the new reality for professional wireless users,? said Sandy LaMantia, President and CEO of Shure Incorporated. “They face increasing pressure to deliver interference-free performance even though conditions are more unpredictable than ever before. The Axient wireless system was designed from the outset to withstand interference from the analog and digital sources that exist today and may exist in the future.?

The Axient system employs several new innovative technologies that work together to deliver interference-free audio in the most critical live broadcast, theater, music, and corporate events.

“Axient defines a new standard for control and confidence in applications with zero tolerance more

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Mariners Church Adopts Shure Wireless as Standard of Excellence

Shure UHF-R® and PSM®900 Systems Help Expanding Church Manage Growth Across Multiple Campuses

NILES, IL, March 24, 2011 — Led by senior pastor Kenton Beshore, southern California’s Mariners Church is a thriving, multi-campus house of worship. Its main campus, located in the community of Irvine, houses a 3,400 seat capacity main sanctuary that features a contemporary Christian worship experience. Additional locations are found in Mission Viejo and Huntington Beach, with plans for expansion over the next few years.

To effectively manage this growing operation, the church decided to unify its technology choices across campuses. Its first move in that direction, the purchase of 12 channels of Shure UHF-R wireless, was inspired by necessity. “Our original motivation, if you could call it that, was the recent FCC mandate,? recalls Tom Lenton, production specialist for Mariners Church. “We had a mix of Shure and other brands, and most of it more

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