Designed for Premium Collaboration, MXA901 is Certified for Microsoft Teams and Zoom Rooms

Today, Shure announced the launch of its Microflex® Advance MXA901 Conferencing Ceiling Array Microphone, featuring a sleek, low profile round form factor, available in white, black and aluminum finishes.  Following the launch of MXA902 in 2023, MXA901 expands the Microflex® EcosystemTM portfolio with a modern audio solution ideal for delivering enhanced directional voice capture and reproduction with minimal setup required.

Additionally, Shure announced a preview of Designer 6.0, the next generation of the Designer configuration software. Designer 6.0 represents a complete overhaul of the software’s workflows and user experience, making it easier than ever to configure, deploy, and manage hardware devices within the Microflex Ecosystem portfolio, including the MXA901.

“Organizations are currently faced with upgrading their meeting spaces to adapt to today’s work environment. They require conferencing technology that best supports hybrid collaboration while also integrating perfectly within a room’s aesthetic,” said Evan Groom, Conferencing Product Manager, at Shure. “The MXA901 combines a sleek and stylish form factor with exceptional audio quality, following the standard set by Shure’s Microflex Advance in conferencing excellence and design. For users integrating multiple Microflex Ecosystem devices, the new Designer 6.0 makes configuration seamless.”

Microflex Advance MXA901 Conferencing Ceiling Array Microphone

Easy Integration and Modern Design

The MXA901 offers flexible installation options with a sleek, low-profile design to meet the needs of today’s modern workspaces and minimizes on-table clutter. Available in white, black, and aluminum, the 13.5 in (34 cm) diameter round form factor is unobtrusive in nearly any architectural setting. It features six available accessory mounts to ensure compatibility with most ceiling types. Plus, the MXA901 is scalable from small to large meeting spaces with one or multiple arrays.

Superior Audio Quality and Control

The MXA901 is designed with Single Zone Automatic Coverage™ Technology, which covers a 20’ x 20’ space with minimal configuration needed, enabling users to automatically capture the talkers they wish to hear and avoid distracting noise. MXA901’s onboard IntelliMix® DSP includes Automatic Gain Control, Acoustic Echo Cancellation, Noise Reduction and Automatic Mixing to deliver high-quality sound for all participants.

Premium Security and Certified for Successful Collaboration

It is important for organizations to communicate collaboratively and confidently. Shure’s Microflex Ecosystem devices, including the MXA901, employ a multi-faceted approach to networked AV device security that embraces industry-standard technologies and workflows that span all Microflex devices in the room, ensuring that meetings remain confidential.

For a premium collaboration experience, the MXA901 is certified for use with popular collaboration platforms, including being Certified for Microsoft Teams and Zoom Rooms.

Next Gen Designer 6.0 Configuration Software

Reimagined and re-engineered from the ground up, Designer 6.0 features completely new workflows, an improved user experience, and interface with Dark Mode available for both Mac and Windows platforms. Additional benefits of Shure’s newest Designer software include:

Intuitive Design

The streamlined system allows users to easily navigate through different rooms and devices, drag and drop desired system components on the workspace and save-as-room designs to create templates.

Effortless Collaboration

With Designer 6.0 design templates can be locally stored or shared for an easier collaboration. No more import/export of database, making configuration work intuitive and user-friendly.

Security

Communicate confidently as Designer 6.0 supports standard-based 802.1x security protocols to manage and storage sensitive data across platforms.

The MXA901 Conferencing Ceiling Array Microphone and Designer 6.0 preview will be on display at ISE 2024 (January 30 – February 2), where Shure will be present at Booth #3N300 on the show floor.

The MXA901 will be available in February 2024 and Designer 6.0 is planned to be available in Spring 2024. For more information, visit www.shure.com.