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Sennheiser EK 100 G4 Camera-Mount Wireless Receiver (A1: 470 to 516 MHz)

BH #SEEK100G4A1 • MFR #EK 100 G4-A1
Sennheiser EK 100 G4 Camera-Mount Wireless Receiver (A1: 470 to 516 MHz)
Key Features
  • For EW Series Wireless Systems
  • Diversity Camera-Mount Receiver
  • 1840 Auto-Scan Frequencies
  • 6 Hours on AA Batteries
The Sennheiser EK 100 G4 is a camera-mount wireless receiver compatible with EW Series wireless microphone systems for videographers, YouTubers, and mobile journalists.
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Sennheiser EK 100 G4 Overview

The Sennheiser EK 100 G4 is a camera-mount wireless receiver compatible with EW Series wireless microphone systems for videographers, YouTubers, and mobile journalists.

Easy to use and fast to set up, the EK 100 G4 is built for dependable performance in the field. Using the included shoemount adapter, this compact receiver mounts on your camera without adding much weight. The two included cables allow you to connect it to either the 3.5mm or the XLR audio input of any DSLR/mirrorless, camcorder, or recording device.

The EK 100 G4 features user-friendly menu operation with flexible control options. A daylight-readable LED display shows reception quality, battery status, and audio level. The frequency scan function automatically searches for the cleanest frequency at your location. To get you going quickly, the receiver synchronize with the transmitter via infrared interface with the simple push of a button.

The EK 100 G4 is backward-compatible with previous evolution systems, giving you the ability to mix and match G4/G3/G2/G1 receivers or bodypack, handheld, and plug-on transmitters. It is also compatible with EW 500 systems.

At a Glance
  • Rugged, all-metal chassis well suited for extended use on location
  • 8 hours of battery life
  • Powered via included AA batteries or rechargeable BA 2015 Accupack batteries (available separately)
  • Adaptive-diversity reception for reliable transmission up to 330'
  • 46 MHz bandwidth with 1840 tunable UHF frequencies for clean reception
  • 20 frequency banks, each with up to 12 factory-preset channels to prevent intermodulation
  • One frequency bank with up to 12 user-programmable channels
  • Pilot tone squelch for eliminating RF noise when transmitter is turned off
  • Adjustable output range of 42 dB to match the audio input of your camera or recording device
  • Auto-Lock function avoids accidental changing of settings
  • RF Mute function
  • 4-step battery-life indicator
  • Side contacts for recharging the Accupacks without removing them from receiver—requires the L 2015 quick-charging unit (available separately)
  • Operate up to 12 wireless mics per band at once
UPC: 615104309715

Sennheiser EK 100 G4 Specs

Key Specs
Wireless Technology
Analog UHF
Diversity
Antenna Diversity
Max Operating Range
330' / 100.6 m (Line of Sight)
Receiver Type
Camera-Mount
Number of Audio Channels
1
Audio I/O
1x 1/8" / 3.5 mm TRS Female Unbalanced Output (Locking)
Power Requirements
Battery
Number of RF Channel Frequencies
1840
Diversity
Antenna Diversity
RF Frequency Band
A1: 470 to 516 MHz
RF Bandwidth
46 MHz
Frequency Step Size
25 kHz
RF Channel Scanning
Auto-Scan
Max Operating Range
330' / 100.6 m (Line of Sight)
Max Transmitters per Band
12
Modulation
Wideband FM
Receiver
Receiver Type
Camera-Mount
Mounting Options
Shoe-Mount (with Included Hardware)
Antenna
1x Flexible Whip, Fixed (Top-Mount)
Number of Audio Channels
1
Audio I/O
1x 1/8" / 3.5 mm TRS Female Unbalanced Output (Locking)
Gain Range
42 dB (6 dB Steps)
Audio Output Level
+12 dBu (Unbalanced)
Squelch
5 to 25 dBμV
Adjacent Channel Isolation
>65 dB
Power Requirements
Battery
Battery Type
2x AA (Included)
1x Sennheiser Battery Pack (Not Included)
Approx. Battery Life
8 Hours (Alkaline)
Display & Indicators
1x Backlit LCD (Battery Status, Output Level, RF Level)
Housing
Metal
Operating Temperature
14 to 131°F / -10 to 55°C
Dimensions
2.5 x 3.2 x 0.9" / 63.5 x 81.3 x 22.9 mm
Weight
5.6 oz / 160 g (with Batteries)
Packaging Info
Package Weight
0.91 lb
Box Dimensions (LxWxH)
13.95 x 3.2 x 2.9"

Sennheiser EK 100 G4 Reviews

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What is the latency on this receiver?

What is the latency on this receiver?
Asked by: Adrian
The Sennheiser EK 100 G4 Camera-Mount Wireless Receiver and the EW G4 series operate with zero latency since the audio signal is sent by the transmitter to the receiver using an analog protocol.
Answered by: Lisa S
Date published: 2023-01-10

I only need the XLR to 3,5mm cable. Is it ...

I only need the XLR to 3,5mm cable. Is it possible to order only that?
Asked by: Dominic
Hi Dominic - the unbalanced XLR Male to 3.5mm TRS Male cable is called the CL 100 - it can be found here: https://www.bhphotovideo.com/c/product/233893-REG/Sennheiser_CL100_CL_100_1_8_M_Mini_to.html
Answered by: Sennheiser
Date published: 2020-02-18

Will this work with the older EK 100 G3 wireless ...

Will this work with the older EK 100 G3 wireless system?
Asked by: Toby
Yes, Sennheiser G4 series components are backwards compatible for use with G3 series components. Just be sure that the frequency bands are the same on the receiver and transmitter.
Answered by: Lisa S
Date published: 2019-03-24

Does each transmitter (bodypack SESK500G4AW or ...

Does each transmitter (bodypack SESK500G4AW or plug on SESKP500G4AW) need it's own receiver or can the receiver take multiple input signals cleanly to one output?
Asked by: Nathan
The Sennheiser EK 100 G4 Camera-Mount Wireless Receiver allows a single transmitter connection at any time. Each Sennheiser transmitter requires its own dedicated receiver.
Answered by: Matt Z
Date published: 2022-10-19

Is this receiver compatible with the SKM ...

Is this receiver compatible with the SKM 835-XSW-A Handheld Mic? Or any other wireless Sennheiser stick mic?
Asked by: Roger
No, ew100 series wireless components such as the Sennheiser EK 100 G4 Camera-Mount Wireless Receiver are not cross-compatible with XSW series components such as the Sennheiser SKM 835-XSW-A Handheld Transmitter with e835 Capsule. A compatible handheld transmitter for use with this EK 100 G4 receiver is the Sennheiser SKM 100 G4 Handheld Wireless Microphone Transmitter (BH #SESKM100G4A). Be sure to add on your desired microphone capsule, as they are not included with the transmitter's purchase: https://bhpho.to/39J5cWE
Answered by: Matt Z
Date published: 2022-05-06

How many transmitters can be used simultaneously ...

How many transmitters can be used simultaneously with this receiver?
Asked by: Greg
Hi Greg - the EK 100 G4 is a single channel, UHF receiver, so for each transmitter you want to use, you’ll need a corresponding number of receivers. Depending on your rig, there are many different options and accessories to outfit your wireless system to maximize your setup possibilities.
Answered by: Sennheiser
Date published: 2020-02-24

Can this receiver be used with an ew 100 G3 ...

Can this receiver be used with an ew 100 G3 transmitter?
Asked by: Anonymous
Yes, the G4 receivers are backwards compatible with G3 transmitters. Just be sure the frequency ranges match.
Answered by: Steve
Date published: 2021-02-22

What is different between EK 100 G4 and EM 100 G4

What is different between EK 100 G4 and EM 100 G4
Asked by: aristides
The EK 100 is portable, runs on batteries, the K is for use on a camera (K is for Kamera). The EM100 is designed for a fixed location; requires electricity I think the M stands for mountable.
Answered by: james
Date published: 2020-11-05
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