Sony WRR-861 Portable Diversity UHF Receiver

Sony WRR-861 Portable Diversity UHF Receiver (B42/44)

Sony WRR-861 Portable Diversity UHF Receiver (B42/44)

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Sony WRR-861 Portable Diversity UHF Receiver

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Sony WRR-861 overview

  • 1Description

The Sony WRR-861 is a UHF camera mountable diversity receiver for use with compatible Sony wireless microphone transmitters. The WRR-861 boasts a feature set that will meet the demands of professional videographers and sound engineers, while remaining cost effective. The receiver features 188 user selectable UHF frequencies over the 638 to 662MHz band. Diversity reception minimizes dropout and interference.

A dual reception circuit enables the dual antenna to compete for the strongest possible signal without noise or audio degradation. A comprehensive LCD display provides channel and frequency information, RF status, diversity status and more. A low battery alarm indicates low power and the WRR-861 can be powered up to 8-hours on 4 AA alkaline batteries or draw power from an external camera or power source. A separate 3.5mm (1/8") mini monitor output is provided for headphone monitoring.

Space Diversity Design
Diversity reception minimizes drop-out and interference by incorporating dual internal receivers that compete for the strongest possible reception.
188 Selectable Frequencies
The WRR-861 operates over the UHF band and features 188 user selectable frequencies.
Dual Powering Options
The receiver is capable of operating for up to 8 hours on 4 AA alkaline batteries, or external DC power from a video camera.
Monitor Output
A separate 3.5mm (1/8") mini output is provided for headphone monitoring.
In the Box
Sony WRR-861 Portable Diversity UHF Receiver (B42/44)
  • Attachment Case
  • Camera Attachment Kit
  • 2 x Antennas
  • Audio Output Cable
  • DC Power Cable
  • 1 Year Warranty
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    Sony WRR-861 specs

    Type of Receiver Portable Space Diversity UHF
    RF Carrier Frequency Range B42/44 - 638MHz to 662MHz (TV channels 66-69)
    Approx. Working Range Approx 450'
    Overall Frequency Response 40Hz to 18kHz
    Signal-to-Noise Ratio 60dB or more (65dB typical) @ 60dBu
    # Of Channels 188 Frequencies
    Type of Output(s) 4-pin Sony output cable included
    Headphone Monitoring 3.5mm (1/8") mini monitor output
    Power Requirements Batteries: approx. 140 mA @ DC 6V
    External: approx. 85 mA @ DC 12V
    Battery Type/Approx. Life x4 AA alkaline - 8 hours
    Display LCD: Operating channel/frequency, AF output level, RF input level, receiver battery status and accumulated operating time
    LED: RF input status, diversity reception status and transmitter battery alarm
    Mounting Options Camera Mountable camera attachment kit supplied
    Antenna Type Dual - BNC type
    Dimensions 89 x 120 x 29.5mm (3.5 x 4.72 x 1.16") (WxHxD)
    Weight 10.2 oz (290 g)
    Packaging Info
    Box Dimensions (LxWxH) 6.4 x 4.5 x 3.75"

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