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The Wendt X5 portable field mixer is designed to provide the flexibility expected during the most demanding of recording applications. Whether it's an ENG application, audio for film, documentaries, audio for video application or sound effects recording, the mixers 5 balanced XLR mic or line level switchable inputs provide flexible, reliable routing for the task at hand. All 5 microphone inputs feature 3-position phantom power switches capable of sending 48V or 12T power to condenser microphones. Each channel features an independent rotary level control and PFL momentary switch which allows pre-fader listening via the monitor out. A 3-position low frequency roll-off switch is located on each channel, allowing frequency roll-off at 20Hz, 100Hz and 140Hz.
The output section feature a pair of XLR-male balanced connections that are independently mic or line level switchable. A pair of mini XLR (TA3-M) connections also output mic or line level signal and a 3.5mm(1/8") stereo mini jack is available for feeding a microphone level signal to camcorders and smaller portable recording devices. A 1/4" headphone with independent volume control is provided. A 3-position headphone matrix switch allows monitoring in Mono, Stereo or Mid/Side modes and an internal stereo limiter eliminates peaking and audio overload on output. Dual 3.5mm tape return inputs allow audio from 2 playback devices to be monitored through the mixer and a multi-pin link connection allows multi unit operation.
Nordic VU Metering
This version of the Wendt X5 features Nordic metering for level intelligibility when using the mixer internationally.
Flexible 5 Channel Configuration
The Wendt X5 features 5 balanced XLR microphone inputs, providing plenty of routing options for any remote recording application.
Multiple Output Options
The output section is equipped with stereo L/R balanced XLR and stereo L/R mini XLR(TA3-M), both mic or line level switchable. A stereo 3.5mm mini jack output feeds mic level audio to camcorders and smaller recording devices.
Selectable Monitoring Modes
A 1/4" headphone output features independent level control and PFL monitoring on each channel. A 3-position switch enables Stereo, Mono or Mid/Side monitoring.
Flexible Powering Options
The mixer is powered via 8 x AA alkaline batteries for up to 15 hours. Provisions for external powering are also provided.
Stereo Tape Returns
Dual stereo 3.5mm tape returns marked "A" and "B" allow signal input from playback devices.
In the Box
Wendt X5 5-Channel Portable ENG/EFP Field Mixer - with Nordic Style Metering and Porta Brace Custom Case
Porta Brace Custom Case
1 Year Warranty
Table of Contents
Line / Mic(switchable): 5-Balanced XLR Inputs
Line / Mic(switchable): 2-Balanced XLR Outputs Line / Mic(switchable): 2-TA3m mini XLR Outputs Mic Out: Stereo 3.5mm mini jack 50dB below line levels
Phones: Stereo 6.5mm 1/4" Phone
A and B Tape Returns: 2-Stereo 3.5mm mini jack inputs
Multi-pin Accessory Connection
not specified by manufacturer
10dB, 20dB and 0dB switchable attenuation
Hum & Noise
20Hz - 20kHz
Less than 0.1% THD
Stereo VU Meters with 12 second illumination switch
Channel Input: Rotary level control, channels 1-5 PFL Switches: Momentary Switches Pan Switches: Channels 1 through 5(right, center and left) Ref. Tone: 0dBVU 400Hz low distortion sine wave Battery Test: Indicates remaining battery life RTN-A / RTN-B Mix : Tape Return Switches L Stereo R Switch: Outputs audio at Left or Right Channels, or in Stereo Preamplifier Gain: 3-position attenuation of 10dB, 20dB and 0dB Phantom Power: 3-position 48V, 12T and DYN(dynamic) Low Cut Filters: 3 position switch, 140Hz, 20Hz and 100Hz at 12dB per octave VU Meter Illumination: Momentary Switch Input Mode Switches(ch. 1-5): allows Line or Mic level input signal