SONY INTRODUCES NEW WIRED AND WIRELESS MICROPHONES
Sony has expanded its audio portfolio with new microphone models. The ECM 674 is an exceptionally compact, lightweight shotgun design that can be mounted on HDV, DVCAM and XDCAM camcorders to deliver superb sound. The F-112 is a ruggedly-built omni-directional dynamic handheld microphone. Adding the optional UTX-P1 'plug-on' wireless transmitter makes the F-112 particularly suitable for ENG/interview applications. The microphone is also available as the UWP-C3, a complete package that includes the F-122 plus UTX-P1.
UWP-C3 UHF Synthesized Wireless Microphone System
The new Sony UWP-C3 package is the latest addition to the UWP Series UHF Synthesized Wireless Microphone Systems. A turnkey package, it consists of a newly developed plug-on transmitter to convert a wired microphone into a wireless microphone, a portable tuner and accessories required for the use of these components. The UWP Series incorporates field-proven Sony wireless technologies including a UHF PLL synthesized system, space-diversity reception and a tone squelch function that enables stable, virtually noise-free transmission and reception.
The new plug-on transmitter is extremely durable, and well balanced for use with the Sony F-112, a new dynamic microphone suited to cost-effective newsgathering applications. Whether used in a low-cost ENG or EFP system, the UWP-C3 package delivers the convenience of uncompromised wireless microphone operation at a very affordable price.
|Space-diversity Reception System |
|Tone Squelch Circuitry|
|Pre-programmed Operating Frequencies|
|16-CH Simultaneous Multi-channel Operation within 1x TV GP (24MHz)|
|Switchable Mic/Line Input on Transmitter|
|Metal Case (Transmitter)|
|50 mW RF Output Power|
|Includes balanced 1/8" to XLR output cable, 1/8" to 1/8" output cable for connection to consumer cameras, belt clip, hot-shoe mount|
The UWP-C3 will be available in December 2005.
UTX-P1 Wireless Transmitter
|The UTX-P1 P1 plug-on wireless transmitter converts a wired microphone to a wireless microphone via an XLR connector. Main Features include:|
|Compact, lightweight body for balanced handling|
|Attenuator function for adjustment of the microphone-input level|
|Durable connecting mechanism with microphone for dependable operation|
|50 mW RF power output for stable and long-distance transmission|
|MIC/LINE switchable input level|
|Backlit LCD to provide extensive information including the operating channel number and frequency in MHz, attenuator level, audio-input status, RF-output status, transmitter battery status and accumulated operating time|
|LED indicator for audio-input status|
|Approximately 6 hours of continuous operation with two AA-size alkaline (LR6) batteries|
The UTX-P1 will be available in December 2005.
F-112 Dynamic Microphone
The Sony F-112 is a new high quality dynamic microphone, specifically designed for field production and news gathering applications.
Equipped with a newly developed omni-directional microphone capsule, the F-112 achieves clear, highly sensitive voice pick-up from all directions. Its robust body construction enables stable sound acquisition, even in the harshest of environments encountered in the field.
Available now, F-112 offers a well-thought-out ergonomic design which provides a stable grip, as well as optimum balance when combined with the wireless plug-on transmitter included in the Sony UWP-C3 package — features essential for conducting smooth interviews. With its high performance, durability and sophisticated design, the F-112 microphone is an ideal choice for demanding voice pick-up applications.
|Main features include:|
|Superior sound quality|
|Flat-and-wide Frequency Response (60 - 18 kHz)|
|Robust, sophisticated design (for added reliability, the XLR connector is made of brass, for repeated cable connections).|
Sony ECM-674 Microphone
High performance combined with affordable price and versatility make the ECM-674 microphone an ideal choice for a range of sound acquisition applications. An affordable shotgun-type ECM, it is perfect for field and studio productions. With high sensitivity, low noise characteristics and flat-and-wide frequency response in a compact, lightweight design, it is well-suited for use on Sony HDV, DVCAM and XDCAM Series camcorders. Plus, its two-way powering feature allows both microphone power and battery operation. ECM-674 is now available.
For more information on ECM-674, click here.
For more information on the wired and wireless microphones, please contact your Sony Authorized professional dealer.