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AKG DPT 700 Digital Bodypack Transmitter for DMS 700 Wireless System

B&H # AKDPT700 Mfr # 3156H00010
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Product Highlights
  • Ultra Wide Tuning Range
  • All Metal Chassis
  • Signal Encryption
  • Mini-XLR Output Connector
  • 8 Hours Battery Life
  • 50mW Software Selectable Power

The AKG DPT 700 Digital Bodypack Transmitter is intended for use with AKG's DMS 700 wireless microphone system. The transmitter delivers a host of professional features that include a tuning range of 155MHz, software switchable 50mW output power, all metal construction, mini-XLR audio connector, infrared-sync and much more.

Ultra-wide tuning range of 155MHz
Signal Encryption for preventing unintended signal reception for sensitive applications
Rugged & compact with all-metal construction
Up to 50mW software selectable RF-output power
8 hours battery life and 7-segment battery status display
Infrared data link
Status data transmission to receiver
Integrated charging contacts for 2 hour quick-charging of rechargeable batteries inside transmitter
Connector for external mute switch
Professional mini-XLR audio input
Type of Transmitter DPT 700 Digital Bodypack
# Of Channels < = 155MHz (country-dependent)
Type of Input Connector 3-pin Mini XLR
Type of Microphone Microphone Not Included
Frequency Response 25Hz to 20kHz (+/-3B)
Battery Type/Approx. Life > = 8 hrs. with 2x 1.5V LR6 AA batteries
> = 8 hrs. with 2x 1.2V AA rechargeable batteries (NiMH, >2100 mAh)
Mute Switch Not specified by manufacturer
Display Backlit LCD
Dimensions 3.3 x 2.5 x 0.86" (83.5 x 64.1 x 22)
Weight 82 g (2.9 oz.)
AKG DPT 700 Digital Bodypack Transmitter for DMS 700 Wireless System
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    AKGDPT 700 Digital Bodypack Transmitter for DMS 700 Wireless System
     
    3.0

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    4.0

    Impression of DMS700 V2 System

    By Jason Chan

    from Hong Kong

    About Me Professional Musician

    Pros

    • Clear Sound
    • Durable
    • Easy To Use

    Cons

    • Pricey / Poor Value

    Best Uses

    • Home Studio
    • Professional Recording

    Comments about AKG DPT 700 Digital Bodypack Transmitter for DMS 700 Wireless System:

    I've a set of DMS700 V2 system installed in my studio, sound quality is very good, real time deliver without distortion.
    But a little expensive, I will buy another set if there is a discount offer.

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    2.0

    Rushed to the market but not there yet.

    By Soundtch

    from Washington DC

    About Me Experienced

    Verified Reviewer

    Pros

    • Clear Sound
    • Easy To Use

    Cons

    • Breaks Easily
    • Bulky/Heavy
    • Pricey / Poor Value
    • Unreliable

    Best Uses

    • Events
    • Performances

    Comments about AKG DPT 700 Digital Bodypack Transmitter for DMS 700 Wireless System:

    I had the misfortune of being the wireless engineer on a show using 22 of these. Although AKG's intentions were good, the technology just felt like it was not quite there. I will say the sound quality on these is excellent. We were using these with a variety of DPA elements. The sound on these was incredibly clear and there is no companding like you would have with a non-digital system. However, the sound quality was not worth the hassles. The biggest among these was the poor RF reception. Dropouts were a constant problem. Even when we put the antennas right in front of the stage and had AKG's technicians guiding us. We also had two Shure UR1Ms for this show with no dropout problems.

    I was also disappointed with the build quality of these. Several times, I had the little plastic display windows pop out. We have also had to send three of the DHT700 handhelds back for repairs.

    These are also considerably bulkier than similar systems.

    I have also worked with the Lectrosonics SMDA wireless system. The Lectrosonics is a similar digital system but I found it to be much more reliable and user friendly. It feels like the AKG product was rushed to the market to compete with Lectrosonics.

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