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New Shure Products and Rechargeable Batteries

Posted by David Schliep on

September 19th, 2012   I’ve spent the last couple days conversing with a representative from Shure’s Product Management Team.  Recently, Shure has released a few body packs and one transmitter that are not currently compatible with NiMH rechargeable batteries. The problem lies that unlike conventional alkaline batteries, it seems that on all NiMH rechargeable batteries there is little or no insulation around the negative contact.  With a few affected Shure products, there is a data contact that sits in between the two AA negative battery contacts. (see below) Since rechargeable batteries are slightly wider than alkaline batteries, and/or  provide little...

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