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WARNING: Voltages in this equipment are hazardous to life. No user-serviceable parts inside. Refer all servicing to qualified service personnel. The safety certifications do not apply when the operating voltage is changed from the factory setting.
The possible results of incorrect use are marked by one of the two symbols—"WARNING" and "CAUTION"—depending on the imminence of the danger and the severity of the damage.
|WARNING: Ignoring these warnings may cause severe injury or death as a result of incorrect operation.|
|CAUTION: Ignoring these cautions may cause moderate injury or property damage as a result of incorrect operation.|
LISTENING TO AUDIO AT EXCESSIVE VOLUMES CAN CAUSE PERMANENT HEARING DAMAGE. USE AS LOW A VOLUME AS POSSIBLE. Over exposure to excessive sound levels can damage your ears resulting in permanent noise-induced hearing loss (NIHL). Please use the following guidelines established by the Occupational Safety Health Administration (OSHA) on maximum time exposure to sound pressure levels before hearing damage occurs.
90 dB SPL
at 8 hours
95 dB SPL
at 4 hours
100 dB SPL
at 2 hours
105 dB SPL
at 1 hour
110 dB SPL
at ½ hour
115 dB SPL
at 15 minutes
120 dB SPL
Avoid or damage may occur
Note: Use this product only with an agency approved power supply which meets local regulatory requirements (e.g., UL, CSA, VDE, CCC, INMETRO).
The MXCIC provides comprehensive facilities for professional interpretation in the Microflex® Complete Conference System. It is a portable, multi-channel console for simultaneous interpretation during a conference. Up to 31 interpretation channels can be used simultaneously by connecting multiple MXCIC consoles.
The console provides consistent, high-quality audio performance, irrespective of the individual interpreter’s speech level. The digital design virtually eliminates background noise, distortion and crosstalk. Participants simply select the channel from their conference unit and use headphones to monitor the conference in their language.
The MXCIC connects to any unit in the DCS-LAN chain, transporting power, audio, and control data over a single Cat5e cable. Translation channels are carried alongside the floor channel and are accessible at any conference unit with a channel selector. The integrated loudspeaker allows the interpreter to listen to the floor during operation.
A large backlit display is provided for easy identification of the language used to monitor, and the outgoing languages from the interpreter. The relay level of each pre-selected language is shown, indicating if the monitored language is original from the talker, a direct interpretation, or an interpretation with two relays.
|① Loudspeaker Volume||Controls loudspeaker output level|
|② EQ||Treble/Bass control for headphone audio|
|③ Volume Knob||Controls the headphone output level|
|④ Audible Cues||Toggles headphone audible cues for visually-impaired interpreters|
|⑤ Floor Audio||Selects floor as headphone audio source|
|⑥ Microphone||Turns microphone on/off|
|⑦ Mute||Momentary button mutes microphone audio|
|⑧ Slow||Sends a message to SW6000 that the speaker is talking too fast|
|⑨ Outgoing Channel Selectors||Determines outgoing channel for audio
|⑪ Selector Knob||Rotate to highlight menu options, push to select|
|⑫ Incoming Channel Selectors||Programmable buttons for direct selection of incoming audio (relay) channels|
|⑬ Display||Backlit LCD screen|
|⑭ Headphone/Headset Jack||TRRS jack for interpreter listening|
|⑮ NFC Slot||Slot for utilizing NFC-card features (for future use)|
|⑯ USB Port||Alternate method of loading preferences (for future use)|
|⑰ Audio Jack||TRS output to external headphone interface|
|⑱ DCS-LAN Ports||In/out ports for connecting Cat5E shielded cables|
|⑲ Microphone Connector||Lockable connector for Shure MXC gooseneck microphone|
|⑳ Integrated Loudspeaker||For audio playback (automatically mutes when any booth microphone is activated)|
Allows a Shure Microflex gooseneck microphone to connect to the unit.
A mini jack is located on each side of the interpreter unit for connecting a headset or headphones (connecting a headset will automatically disconnect the audio from a connected gooseneck microphone). A single mini jack is also located on the bottom of the unit, for connecting to an external headphone interface.
Two RJ45 sockets are located at the bottom of the console for connecting to the DIS-CCU and other units in the DCS-LAN network.
Use the dedicated buttons to the left of the display to navigate the menus on the MXCIC. Where applicable, rotate the selector knob to highlight the desired function and press to select the highlighted option.
Returns to the previous step or menu screen.
From the Settings menu, interpreters can interact with the following options:
For safety reasons, sensitivity defaults to Low
If SW6000 is in use, the Agenda screen displays the agenda for an active meeting. Selecting an item displays full details. The agenda is created in SW6000.
This buttons are reserved for future use.
View the Speak, Request, and Reply lists.
Note: Interpreter units are always active and do not impact the speaker list.
The Speak list settings can be modified through the DIS-CCU web interface.
The Home screen contains the following interface elements:
|① Basic Information||Identifies the current screen.|
|② Incoming Channel Selector Indicators||Displays the channel number, language, and interpretation quality (see below) of selected relay channels|
|③ Outgoing Channel Selector Indicators||Displays the channel number and language for outgoing audio channels|
|④ Loudspeaker Channel Indicator||Shows the channel the integrated loudspeaker is set to|
|⑤ Notifications||Indicates incoming messages, hardware connections, etc.|
Multi-language interpretation can be set up through the CCU web interface in standalone systems, or in SW6000. If more than 4 languages are needed, purchase and install an additional feature license before setting up interpretation.
Assign the number of interpretation channels needed (0 to 31) at.
Note: When 0 is selected, only Floor audio (Channel 0) is available.
The Channel display setting determines whether the channel selectors on participant conference units display channel number or language abbreviation.
The Language setup list shows the channels defined in the Interpreter channels settings. Assign a language from the drop-down menu for each language.
To simplify managing multiple languages, interpreter consoles are grouped into Booths.
By default, Booth 1 is assigned to Channel 1, Booth 2 to Channel 2 etc., but languages can be manually assigned to booths at. Multiple booths can be assigned to the same interpretation channel.
To display available channel sources, press and hold an incoming channel selector button (below the screen). Rotate the selector to highlight the desired language source, and confirm the selection by releasing the selector. This workflow also applies to outgoing channels B and C, if permission is granted by the system administrator.
Note: Interpreters can only select from languages programmed into the system from the DIS-CCU or SW6000.
Headphone and loudspeaker volume controls are adjusted using their respective volume knobs. Headphone sensitivity can be adjusted in the Settings menu.
Note: A double-beep in the headphones indicates the volume has exceeded safe levels for over a minute. Reduce headphone volume to safe listening levels to dismiss this audible warning.
When interpreting, the interpreter will listen to either the floor audio, or to one of the other interpreted language channels. The Floor button will select the floor language, and the relay buttons select the predetermined languages, as shown on the display. The two first characters in the display show the channel number and the following three characters show the corresponding language in short (see language list). When the Floor button is pressed, the Floor channel is selected and the Floor LED is lit.
When one of the relay channels is selected, the Floor LED goes out, the relay button indicator is lit, and the incoming audio from the selected channel replaces the floor audio.
Only the number of channels set at the Channel Set-up menu at the DIS-CCU can be selected and shown.
A complete list of supported languages is available at the end of this manual.
To the right of the relay language display, the quality of the source interpretation is indicated:
Actual quality of interpretation channels is displayed at all times.
An S (Self) is shown as the quality indication when an incoming channel is set to the same language as an active outgoing channel on the unit.
The A, B and C buttons select the outgoing channel. Pressing a button overrides the previously-selected outgoing channel. The A channel is configured in the system settings as the primary language for that interpretation booth; B and C channels can be selected as secondary interpretation languages.
The highlight and icon on the display screen next to each button shows the status of the respective interpretation channel.
Note: If the status is changed temporarily, such as the microphone on an active channel being muted, the icon will reflect the temporary state while the highlight color indicates the normal behavior.
Up to 31 channels are available for simultaneous interpretation of the meeting. The interpretation unit connects to the DCS-LAN network from the CCU, transmitting audio to independent language channels. Participants listen to their language on headphones connected to their respective conference unit. See the MXCIC User Guide for more information.
Four languages are provided, and support for 8, 16, or 31 are available with additional licenses.
Provide additional monitoring access by connecting a wireless language distribution system to the one of the CCU audio outputs. Use the browser interface to route the desired interpretation channels or a subset of microphones to that group output.
The DIR Digital Infrared Language System transmits this audio signal to a number of portable listening devices.
The unit settings in the Tech Menu can be accessed by pressing the second incoming channel selector and the B outgoing channel selector at the same time.
This menu should only be accessed by a technician or administrator, and access can be blocked from the DIS-CCU if desired.
The Unit menu is accessible from this screen.
If Select from one is chosen, that language has to be selected first for the outgoing channel
Communication errors between the MXCIC and DIS-CCU are indicated in the MXCIC. The first error threshold is reached when audio data from the DIS-CCU contains too many errors for the sound to be reproduced correctly, which is indicated by a black matrix in the normal operation display, and by the communication display when the set is uninitialised.
The second threshold is reached when the frame error rate reaches a predefined upper value. When this happens, the unit will enter the communication status display regardless of the state the console was in before errors occurred.
The error status is checked every 5 seconds. If no errors have occurred since the last check, the MXCIC enters the operation mode it was in before errors were detected.
Connect the IN socket on the MXCIC to the OUT port on the previous unit or DIS-CCU using Cat5e FTP or STP cables, and the OUT port on MXCIC to the IN on the next unit in the network.
For cable length and power requirements, please refer to the MXC Power Calculator, available at https://dcslan.shure.com.
3.5mm female socket (x2, dual mono, TRRS)
6.35mm female socket (x1, stereo, TRS)
198 x 324 x 96 mm (7.8 x 12.8 x 3.8 in.) H x W x D
2250 g (79.4 oz.)
Color TFT Display
160 mm (6.3 in.)
800 x 240 (134 PPI)
Power Consumption is heavily dependant on system configuration. Use the DCS-LAN Power Calculator to determine the total power on a given setup.
Up to 32 (31 + Floor)
Equivalent to 80dBSPL at the MXC416/420 capsule when speaking at a 30cm distance.
|Microphone||−1.5 dBV at 1% THD|
|Headset||−5.5 dBV at 1% THD|
1% THD+N measured at DIS-CCU Analog Output. DIS-CCU Analog Output Gain = 0dB. Microphone transducer not included in measurement.
20 Hz - 16 kHz (+0.5/-10 dB)
Measured at DIS-CCU Analog Output. -45dBFS input, DIS-CCU Analog Output Gain = 0dB. Microphone transducer not included in frequency response measurement.
Measured at DIS-CCU Analog Output. -6dBFS input, 1kHz, DIS-CCU Analog Output Gain = 0dB, 22Hz - 22kHz BW. Microphone transducer not included in THD+N measurement.
|Microphone Input, Unweighted||110 dB|
|Microphone Input, A-Weighted||112 dB|
|Headset Input, Unweighted||92 dB|
|Headset Input, A-Weighted||94 dB|
Measured at DIS-CCU Analog Output. DIS-CCU Analog Output Gain = 0dB, 22Hz - 22kHz BW. Microphone transducer not included in dynamic range measurement.
70 dB SPL at 0.5m
|Loudspeaker Output||82 dB SPL-A at 0.5m|
|Headphone Output||1.7 dBV|
|Speaker Output||200 Hz - 16 kHz (+0.5/-10 dB)|
|Headphone Output||110 Hz - 16 kHz (+0.5/-3 dB)|
|Speaker Output, Unweighted||92 dB|
|Speaker Output, A-Weighted||MXCIC = 95 dB|
|Headphone Output, Unweighted||MXCIC = 91 dB|
|Headphone Output, A-Weighted||MXCIC = 93 dB|
|Other no 1||N 1|
|Other no 2||N 2|
|Other no 3||N 3|
|Other no 4||N 4|
|Other no 5||N 5|
|Other no 6||N 6|
|Other no 7||N 7|
|Other no 8||N 8|
|Other no 9||N 9|
|Other no 10||N10|
|Other no 11||N11|
|Other no 12||N12|
The equipment is intended to be used in professional audio applications.
Changes or modifications not expressly approved by Shure Incorporated could void your authority to operate this equipment.
Note: This device is not intended to be connected directly to a public internet network.
EMC conformance to Environment E2: Commercial and Light Industrial. Testing is based on the use of supplied and recommended cable types. The use of other than shielded (screened) cable types may degrade EMC performance.
This device complies with Part 15 of the FCC Rules. Operation is subject to the following two conditions: (1) this device may not cause harmful interference, and (2) this device must accept any interference received, including interference that may cause undesired operation.
This device complies with part 15 of the FCC Rules. Operation is subject to the following two conditions:
Note: This equipment has been tested and found to comply with the limits for a Class B digital device, pursuant to part 15 of the FCC Rules. These limits are designed to provide reasonable protection against harmful interference in a residential installation. This equipment generates uses and can radiate radio frequency energy and, if not installed and used in accordance with the instructions, may cause harmful interference to radio communications. However, there is no guarantee that interference will not occur in a particular installation. If this equipment does cause harmful interference to radio or television reception, which can be determined by turning the equipment off and on, the user is encouraged to try to correct the interference by one or more of the following measures:
This Class B digital apparatus complies with Canadian ICES-003. Cet appareil numérique de la classe B est conforme à la norme NMB-003 du Canada.
This device contains licence-exempt transmitter(s)/receiver(s) that comply with Innovation, Science and Economic Development Canada’s licence-exempt RSS(s). Operation is subject to the following two conditions:
L’émetteur/récepteur exempt de licence contenu dans le présent appareil est conforme aux CNR d’Innovation, Sciences et Développement économique Canada applicables aux appareils radio exempts de licence. L’exploitation est autorisée aux deux conditions suivantes :
Operation of this device is subject to the following two conditions: (1) this device may not cause interference, and (2) this device must accept any interference, including interference that may cause undesired operation of the device.
Le présent appareil est conforme aux CNR d'Industrie Canada applicables aux appareils radio exempts de licence. L'exploitation est autorisée aux deux conditions suivantes : (1) l'appareil ne doit pas produire de brouillage, et (2) l'utilisateur de l'appareil doit accepter tout brouillage radioélectrique subi, même si le brouillage est susceptible d'en compromettre le fonctionnement.
These limits are designed to provide reasonable protection against harmful interference when the equipment is operated in residential, commercial or light industrial environments. The equipment generates, uses, and can radiate radio frequency energy and if not installed and used in accordance with the user manual it may cause harmful interference to radio communications.
Operation of this equipment in residential areas is likely to cause harmful interference in which case the user will be required to correct the interference at his or her own expense. Intentional or unintentional changes or modifications not expressly approved by the party responsible for compliance shall not be made. Any such changes or modifications could void the user’s authority to operate the equipment.
If necessary, the user should consult a dealer or an experienced radio/ television technician for corrective action. The user may find the following booklet prepared by the Federal Communications Commission helpful: "How to identify and Resolve Radio-TV Interference Problems". This booklet is available from the U.S. Government Printing Office, Washington, DC 20402, Stock No. 004-000-00345-4.
Warning: This is a Class A product. In a domestic environment this product may cause radio interference in which case the user may be required to take adequate measures.
This equipment has been tested and found to comply with the limits of the following for a Class A digital device:
This product meets the Essential Requirements of all relevant European directives and is eligible for CE marking.
The CE Declaration of Conformity can be obtained from: www.shure.com/europe/compliance
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Shure Europe GmbH
Headquarters Europe, Middle East & Africa
Department: EMEA Approval
75031 Eppingen, Germany
Phone: +49-7262-92 49 0
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