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Audio-Technica ATW-1701/L System 10 Digital Camera-Mount Wireless Omni Lavalier Microphone System (2.4 GHz)

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Audio-Technica ATW-1701/L System 10 Digital Camera-Mount Wireless Omni Lavalier Microphone System (2.4 GHz)
Key Features
  • Plug & Record Set for DIY Videographer
  • MT830cW Omnidirectional Lavalier Mic
  • Bodypack Transmitter
  • Triple-Diversity Camera-Mount Receiver
The Audio-Technica System 10 ATW-1701/L is a digital wireless microphone system specifically engineered to meet the audio needs of vloggers, mobile journalists, and videographers. It provides an easy-to-operate solution with sophisticated technology to ensure reliability and high-quality audio for projects ranging from YouTube and wedding videos to corporate spots and interviews.
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Audio-Technica ATW-1701/L Overview

The Audio-Technica System 10 ATW-1701/L is a digital wireless microphone system specifically engineered to meet the audio needs of vloggers, mobile journalists, and videographers. It provides an easy-to-operate solution with sophisticated technology to ensure reliability and high-quality audio for projects ranging from YouTube and wedding videos to corporate spots and interviews.

The ATW-1701/L features an omnidirectional lavalier microphone and bodypack transmitter for hands-free speech and dialog, along with a camera-mount receiver that connects to your DSLR or mirrorless camera via the included 3.5mm output cable. It operates anywhere in the world, transmitting 24-bit/48 kHz audio in the 2.4 GHz spectrum, well away from potential TV and radio interference.

This peer-to-peer system delivers three levels of diversity assurance—frequency, time, and space—for optimal performance at a range up to 100'. Just power up the components, and the receiver automatically seeks out a clean frequency and pairs up with the transmitter, saving you the hassle of scanning and syncing before a shoot. Up to eight wireless mics may be used on set at once.

Triple-Diversity Technology for Reliable Performance

  • Space Diversity: The receiver compares the signal showing up at its two antennas and chooses the strongest one.
  • Time Diversity: The transmitter sends the digital signal in two imperceptibly different time slots and compares the two.
  • Frequency Diversity: The digital audio is sent over two different frequencies at the same time and the system chooses the cleaner one.
  • For optimal performance, users are encouraged to maintain as direct a line of sight as possible between the transmitter and receiver.

Rich with Features and Ready for Action

  • The MT830cW lavalier microphone features an Audio-Technica cW-style 4-pin locking connector and delivers a natural, broadcast-quality sound optimized for speech intelligibility. Its omnidirectional polar pattern ensures that the sound remains consistent, even when the speaker's head moves away from the mic.
  • The level control on the transmitter can be set to match the sensitivity of your microphone or audio source for distortion-free input.
  • The output level on the receiver can be reduced by 10 or 20 dB if you find you're overloading the input to your camera or recording device. The 3.5mm output can be switched to deliver either a balanced or unbalanced signal.
  • Both the transmitter and receiver are housed in lightweight, plastic chassis and equipped with belt clips. The included shoemount allows you to easily mount the receiver to your camera.
  • With just a quick press, the power switch on the transmitter doubles as a mute function. This function can be locked out to prevent an accident.
  • Conveniently, the receiver's LCD display shows critical information for the receiver as well as the transmitter—including battery status, signal level, mute status, and channel selection for both units.
  • An additional 3.5mm output on the receiver allows you to monitor your signal while recording—helpful if your camera doesn't offer a headphone jack.
  • The receiver features a rechargeable lithium-ion battery that provides up to 12 hours of operation. Using the included power adapter, the battery can be recharged via USB in about 4.5 hours, while in operation.
  • On the transmitter's end, power is supplied by two AA batteries, giving you up to 7 hours of shooting time depending on battery type and usage.
  • With this peer-to-peer system, you can only use one transmitter and one receiver at once. However, up to 8 transmitters can be paired with the receiver ahead of time. This is useful in situations when you have multiple speakers, one after another, and you need to have them miked up and ready to go. All you'll have to do is turn one transmitter off and the next one on.
  • For man-on-the-street interviews or if you need to pass the mic between several people, you can add the ATW-T1002 handheld transmitter/microphone to your system.
UPC: 042005185054

Audio-Technica ATW-1701/L Specs

System
Wireless TechnologyDigital 2.4 GHz
Included Transmitters1 x Bodypack
DiversityFrequency, Time & Space Diversity
RF Frequency Band 2400 to 2483.5 MHz
Max Operating Range100' / 30.5 m (Line of Sight)
Max Microphones per Band8
Sample Rate/Resolution48 kHz / 24-Bit
Dynamic Range>109 dBA
Receiver
Receiver TypeCamera-Mount
Mounting OptionsBelt Clip, Shoe-Mount (with Included Hardware)
Antenna2 x External, Detachable
Number of Audio Channels1
Audio I/O1 x 1/8" / 3.5 mm TRS Female Balanced/Unbalanced Output
1 x 1/8" / 3.5 mm TRS Female Unbalanced Headphone Output
Audio Output Level1/8" / 3.5 mm Output:
+6 dBV (Balanced)
1/8" / 3.5 mm Output:
0 dBV (Unbalanced)
Frequency Response20 Hz to 20 kHz (Dependent on Mic)
USB/Lightning Connectivity1 x Micro-USB (Bus Power, Charging)
Power RequirementsBattery, Bus Power (USB)
Battery Type1 x Built-In Rechargeable (Not Replaceable)
Internal Battery Capacity1460 mAh
Battery Charging Time4 Hours
Approx. Battery Life12 Hours (Lithium Rechargeable)
Display & Indicators1 x LCD (Battery Status, Channel, Mute, RF Level)
HousingPlastic
Operating Temperature32 to 104°F / 0 to 40°C
Dimensions2.2 x 3.6 x 1.1" / 55.9 x 91.4 x 27.9 mm
Weight3.7 oz / 104.9 g
Transmitter
Transmitter TypeBodypack
RF Output Power10 mW
Audio I/O1 x Hirose cW-Style 4-Pin Male Input (Lockable)
MutingOff/On Switch
Audio Input Level (Mic Level, Instrument Level)
Frequency Response20 Hz to 20 kHz
Antenna1 x External, Fixed (Beltpack)
Power RequirementsBattery
Battery Type2 x AA (Not Included)
Approx. Battery Life7 Hours (Alkaline)
Display & Indicators1 x LCD (Channel)
HousingPlastic
Dimensions2.7 x 4.2 x 0.9" / 68.6 x 106.7 x 22.9 mm
Weight3.5 oz / 99.2 g
Microphone
Microphone TypeLavalier
Sound FieldMono
Operating PrinciplePressure Operated
CapsuleCondenser
Polar PatternOmnidirectional
Frequency Range30 Hz to 20 kHz
SNR67 dB
Maximum SPL135 dB SPL
Impedance200 Ohms
Sensitivity-37 dB
Dynamic Range108 dB
Output Connectors1 x Hirose cW-Style 4-Pin Female (Lockable)
Cable Length4.59' / 1.40 m
Operating Voltage11 to 52 V
Operating Current Consumption2 mA
Length0.62" / 15.75 mm
Diameter0.33" / 8.38 mm
Weight0.05 oz / 1.42 g
Packaging Info
Package Weight1.54 lb
Box Dimensions (LxWxH)13.95 x 7.05 x 3.2"
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So what you're saying is the receiver has an internal battery that will need to be recharged? So it's useless until charged? Is the li-ion battery replaceable on the receiver? Please say it is.
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