The new Digital Wireless System are well-suited for theatres and broadcast studios
Asia Pacific, 15 September 2017 At IBC 2017, Sony is announcing a new generation of digital wireless microphone system to meet the demands for theatres and live applications. The latest DWX series provides high-quality sound with low audio latency of 1.2ms1, rreliable operation by using a high dynamic range RF circuit and 4 diversity antenna operation, and supports Dante®, a digital audio over IP networking technology.
Since its debut in 2008, Sony’s DWX series, offering innovative solution and efficient workflows, has been widely adopted for multiple applications including live events, news gathering, theatres, field production, broadcast studios as well as sound recording. Successfully deployed at various field operations with positive customer case studies, the digital wireless microphone system seamlessly brings world-leading analog microphone expertise and wireless audio transmission technologies into the digital domain.
Building on the DWX-N series, the new 3rd generation includes the DWT-B03R digital wireless transmitter, the DWR-R03D digital wireless receiver, the BC-DWX1 battery charger and the ECM-77LM electret condenser microphone.
The small2, lightweight and sweat-proof bodypack transmitter is ideal for theatre, drama and movie production. It offers a remarkably low audio latency of 1.2ms, with 148MHz3 wideband operation. It utilizes rechargeable Li-ion battery that equips users with long hour’s battery operation time.
The 1U wideband 2-channel rack-mount receiver is equipped with Dante®, a digital audio over IP networking technology. It supports redundancy and headphone monitoring, as well as multi-channel network audio. Accompanied with a high dynamic range RF circuit that possess excellent input characteristics for great receiving performance, and 4 diversity antenna operation, the digital wireless receiver achieves reliable transmission stability. Wireless Studio software is compatible with DWR-R03D and BC-DWX1
The battery charger for DWT-B03R and NP-BX1 is equipped with PoE (Power over Ethernet) capabilities. Users can monitor the charging status via PC software, and can also charge up to two bodypacks or two batteries at one time, and the interlocking mechanism allows easy integration for storage and transportation.
The new addition ECM-77LM miniature, omnidirectional electret condenser microphone now utilizes the small 3-pin connector. It provides a wide frequency response, high sensitivity, and low-noise characteristics.
The new generation of digital wireless microphone system is scheduled to release in Asia Pacific from 2nd quarter of 2018. Sony will be exhibiting at stand 13.A10, RAI Amsterdam from 15 to 19 September. Click here for more information.
1DWT-B03R and DWR-R03D total delay with Codec mode2 and analogue output
2Dimensions (W x H x D): Approx. 53 x 60 x 17 mm excluding projection
3Depends on version