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Two Simple Steps in Capturing Clean Audio on DSLR Cameras and Camcorders
The Beachtek DXA-SLR ULTRA is a two-channel, active XLR adapter with built-in preamplifiers for using external microphones and other audio gear with any DSLR camera that has a built-in mic input jack.
The low-noise preamplifiers allow you to record high-quality audio directly to the camera which will always be in sync with the video. Direct audio recording eliminates the need to have a separate audio recording device and having to sync the audio in post editing.
The DXA-SLR ULTRA allows you to connect a wide range of audio devices to your camera including wireless systems, mixers, sound boards and professional condenser microphones that require phantom power. It has built-in VU meters for monitoring your input levels and level control knobs for adjusting your output level to the camera.
Detachable rod support base to easily attach a matte box, follow focus and other gear to a rod support rig. Includes two threaded 3" rods
3.5mm input to loop back from camera for playback monitoring
Built-in headphone amplifier with volume control and 3.5mm phone jack lets you monitor the audio from the adapter during recording, or camera during playback
Switchable 12V/OFF/48V phantom power for both channels
Built-in limiters prevent distortion from overly hot inputs
High/low gain setting for each channel and MIC/LINE switches allow connection of a variety of microphones, mixers and other gear for versatility
Easily replaceable 9-volt battery and low battery indicator
Transformer-balanced inputs for isolation and enhanced circuit protection
Sturdy die-cast aluminum enclosure
In the Box
Beachtek DXA-SLR ULTRA - 2-Channel Active XLR Adapter
3.5mm to 3.5mm Output Cable
AV Cable for Playback Monitoring
Rod Support Base
3" Threaded Rods
Limited 2-Year Warranty
Table of Contents
Maximum Input Level
MIC level (LO gain), +10 dBu
MIC level (HI gain), -20 dBu
LINE level, +14 dBu
-26 dBu at 0 dB on the VU meter
20 Hz to 20 kHz (+/- 0.5 dB)
Less than 0.01% @ 1 kHz, -30 dBu input
85 dB @ 1 kHz, -30 dBu input
LO, 0 dB
HI, +30 dB
Dual regulated 12- or 48-volt power supplies
Current to 14 mA (direct short)
-18 to +3 dB in 3 dB increments
One 9-volt alkaline or lithium battery
3 hours typical with alkaline battery (no phantom)
8 hours typical with lithium battery (no phantom)
6 x 3.75 x 1.75" (152 x 95 x 44 mm)
Adapter, 18 oz (0.51 kg)
Rod Mount, 8 oz (0.23 kg)