Sennheiser XSW-D PORTABLE BASE SET - Camera-Mount Digital Wireless Microphone System with Bodypack Transmitter (No Microphone, 2.4 GHz)

Sennheiser XSW-D PORTABLE BASE SET - Camera-Mount Digital Wireless Microphone System with Bodypack Transmitter (No Microphone, 2.4 GHz)

Sennheiser XSW-D PORTABLE BASE SET - Camera-Mount Digital Wireless Microphone System with Bodypack Transmitter (No Microphone, 2.4 GHz)

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Sennheiser XSW-D PORTABLE BASE SET - Camera-Mount Digital Wireless Microphone System with Bodypack Transmitter (No Microphone, 2.4 GHz)

Sennheiser XSW-D PORTABLE BASE SET - Camera-Mount Digital Wireless Microphone System with Bodypack Transmitter (No Microphone, 2.4 GHz)

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  • For Video, Podcast, Mobile Journalism
  • Easy to Use, Plug & Record Operation
  • Bodypack Transmitter with No Microphone
  • Camera-Mount Receiver
  • Lightweight Miniature Housing
  • USB-Rechargeable 5-Hour Batteries
  • 5 Systems at Once Max, Up to 250' Range
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Sennheiser XSW-D Portable Base Set Overview

  • 1Description

The Sennheiser XSW-D PORTABLE BASE SET is a camera-mount, wireless microphone system designed for videographers, vloggers, and mobile journalists who demand reliable results—even with limited budgets and experience levels—while working on location, in the field, and in do-it-yourself situations. It puts world-renowned Sennheiser wireless sound quality in a miniaturized, plug-and-record, 1-button digital system that anyone can use. Plug it in, power it up, and you're immediately up and running, instantly lightening your workload so you can concentrate on creating.

The XSW-D PORTABLE BASE SET comes with a bodypack transmitter ready to be used with either a lavalier or headset mic of your choice. The camera-mount receiver connects to a DSLR, camcorder, or a tablet/smartphone (with additional adapter) to capture crisp-sounding interviews or dialog for video shoots.

Unboxing the System
  • The exceptionally lightweight and compact bodypack transmitter lets you connect a Sennheiser or Sennheiser-compatible lavalier or headset mic equipped with a locking 3.5mm connector. The transmitter is designed to only transmit signal from a mic (not from a mixer or recorder).
  • The transmitter can be easily concealed in your pocket or discreetly attached to your waist with the included belt clip.
  • The equally discreet and lightweight receiver mounts to your camera shoemount with the supplied adapter. Connect its 3.5mm output to the 3.5mm audio input of your camera via the included coiled cable, and you're ready to turn the system on.
Plug In, Turn On: It Works
  • The 1-button, 1-LED concept with single-button interface and status indicator effortlessly handles power and linking tasks for you.
  • The receiver and transmitter are pre-paired at the factory so when you turn on the system, it works—without the need for any additional button pressing.
Step Up to Sennheiser Sound Quality
  • Sennheiser wireless mic systems are an industry standard, prized by professionals for their clarity and reliability. The XSW-D system allows first-time and budget-conscious users to get their hands on genuine Sennheiser sound quality without breaking the bank.
Clean Audio without Drop Outs
  • Nothing ruins a take like hearing the weather report coming through your mic. Unlike traditional analog wireless systems, the XSW-D digital system operates in the 2.4 GHz ISM band, protecting the integrity of your signal from interruptions and drop outs caused by TV channels, radios, or other sources.
  • Thanks to Sennheiser's channel allocation and interference management technology, the system selects the best operating frequency and automatically switches to a clean channel to provide reliable transmission at a distance up to 250' line of sight.
Expand Your System as Your Needs Grow
  • The functionality of this XSW-D PORTABLE BASE SET can easily be expanded by adding XSW-D Series transmitters and receivers, as your needs evolve.
  • With this set, adding the XSW-D XLR plug-on transmitter allows you to connect a dynamic handheld microphone for man-on-the-street-style interviews or a self-powered shotgun mic for booming.
License-Free Operation Worldwide
  • Because the XSW-D system operates in the license-free 2.4 GHz band, you don't have to worry about local licensing laws, frequency coordination, and other technical hassles.
  • Simply let the system pick a channel for you and start recording, whether you're working at home or anywhere in the world.
Other Features
  • Eco-friendly USB-rechargeable lithium-ion batteries—1-hour charging to reach 50% of battery time 
  • 5-hour total battery life gives you plenty of shooting time 
  • Conveniently recharge batteries via USB while in operation or during breaks throughout the day
  • Up to five systems can be operated simultaneously in the same environment
  • Low 3.9 ms latency with aptX Live codec specifically designed to maximize digital wireless microphone performance
  • Mute from either transmitter or receiver
  • Multi-pairing lets you quickly switch between multiple transmitters linked to one receiver (note that only one transmitter can broadcast to one receiver at a time)
UPC: 615104331563
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Sennheiser XSW-D PORTABLE BASE SET - Camera-Mount Digital Wireless Microphone System with Bodypack Transmitter (No Microphone, 2.4 GHz)
  • XSW-D MINI JACK TX - Bodypack Transmitter for XSW-D Digital Wireless System (2.4 GHz)
  • XSW-D MINI JACK RX - Camera-Mount Receiver for XSW-D Digital Wireless Microphone System (2.4 GHz)
  • Belt Clip
  • Cold-Shoe Mount
  • 3.5mm Coiled Output Cable
  • Colored Stickers for Labeling
  • USB Type-A to USB Type-C Charging Cable
  • Limited 2-Year Warranty
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    • 1Description

    Sennheiser XSW-D Portable Base Set Specs

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    Frequency Range 2.400 to 2.483 GHz
    Latency <4 ms with aptX Live Codec
    Transmission Range 250' / 76.2 m (Line of Sight)
    Simultaneous Operation of Units Up to 5 Systems Simultaneously
    Frequency Response 80 Hz to 18 kHz
    Signal-to-Noise Ratio ≥106 dB
    THD <0.1 %
    Modulation GFSK with TDMA
    Operating Temperature -10 to 55° C / 14 to 131° F
    Relative Humidity 95% (Non-Condensing)
    Transmitter
    Type Bodypack Transmitter
    Input Connector 1/8" / 3.5 mm TRS, Locking
    RF Output Power 10 mW
    Microphone Max Input Level Mic-Level Input Only: 1.2 dBu (Typ. 0 dBu)
    Battery Type: Built-In, USB-Rechargeable, Lithium-Ion
    Battery Life: 5 Hours
    Charging Time: 3 Hours (Typical) Charging Cycles: Up to 1000 Cycles
    Nominal Voltage: 3.7 V
    Cell Capacity: 850 mAh
    Input Voltage: 5.0 V (Typical)
    Charging Temperature: 32 to 140° F / 0 to 60° C
    Dimensions 3.4 x 0.9 x 1.1" / 86 x 24 x 28 mm
    Weight Not Specified by Manufacturer
    Receiver
    Type Camera-Mount
    Output Connector 1/8" / 3.5 mm TRS, Locking
    Audio Output Level Consumer Line-Level Output Only: -12 dBu (Maximum)
    Battery Type: Built-In, USB-Rechargeable, Lithium-Ion
    Battery Life: 5 Hours
    Charging Time: 3 Hours (Typical) Charging Cycles: Up to 1000 Cycles
    Nominal Voltage: 3.7 V
    Cell Capacity: 850 mAh
    Input Voltage: 5.0 V (Typical)
    Charging Temperature: 32 to 140° F / 0 to 60° C
    Dimensions 4.3 x 0.9 x 1.1" / 109 x 24 x 28 mm
    Weight Not Specified by Manufacturer

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