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Sennheiser launches XS Wireless Digital

Posted on: Sunday 10th of February 2019

Sennheiser announced the new entry-level XS Wireless Digital system at NAMM 2019. There are ten different kits in the range split between music and video, all based around the same modular transmitter and receiver. The units are very compact, and follow a similar form factor to the higher-end AVX system, in that the receivers have the plug built-in to the unit so there are no additional cables required for the receiver. You simply plug the receiver straight into the recording device such as a video camera or DSLR.

The XS Wireless Digital system operates on the 2.4GHz band and offers one-touch, ease-of-use. The 2.4GHz spectrum is open globally, so users won’t have any issues licensing or altering frequencies when travelling. Sennheiser claims you can operate these up to 75m (250ft) in optimal conditions. The units have only one button, which is used to power the units on and off, pair a transmitter and receiver, and also to mute.

Although the system is one-to-one, a receiver can be paired to multiple transmitters at the same time, and you can easily switch between the transmitters. This saves having to pair each time if you have multiple interviewees lined up, you could switch  channels on the receiver after each interview is completed. Sennheiser claims 5 hours of battery life on a single charge with the internal 850mah battery. The batteries are non-removable and are charged via the USB-C port.

Transmitters include:
XSW-D 3.5mm
XSW-D 6.3mm (1/4″)
XSW-D XLR
Receivers include:
XSW-D 3.5mm
XSW-D 6.3mm (1/4″)
XSW-D XLR

Further details:

www.sennheiser.com

 

 



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