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The AKG PR4500 ENG SET/HT Wireless System (Band 8) features the PR4500 wireless receiver, the HT4500 wireless handheld microphone transmitter, and the D5/WL1 supercardioid dynamic microphone capsule. This system is designed to cater to those looking for a wireless kit for the broadcast and recording of ENGs, or electronic news gatherings, and EFPs, or electronic field productions. It provides all the tools you need for micing, transmitting, and receiving audio for broadcast.
The AKG PR4500 receiver is capable of receiving on up to 18 channels simultaneously, which helps boost signal strength and decrease interference. It has a lightweight, six-ounce all metal body that is designed to be mounted on a variety of camcorders, DSLR cameras, or other A/V gear using the included hot shoe adapter. The PR4500 features a 1/8" TRS headphone out for monitoring your sound, as well as an XLR line output to feed your camera. It is powered by the two included AA batteries or the optional BP4000 battery pack, which provide the unit with up to 12 hours of battery life.
The HT 4500 wireless handheld microphone transmitter produces up to 50mW RF which results in significantly reduced signal interference and dropouts. It operates on a 30MHz UHF band, which allows it to provide up to 1200 selectable frequencies for transmission. You can search through these frequencies manually or by using the provided frequency presets. The pilot tone system automatically sends transmitter data such as remaining battery life and mute switch position to the receiver for monitoring by the sound engineer. It is powered by the two included AA batteries or the optional BP4000 battery pack, which provide the unit with up to 15 hours of battery life.
The PR4500 ENG SET/HT Wireless System (Band 8) also includes the AKG D5/WL1 supercardioid dynamic microphone capsule. The D5/WL1 capsule is designed to work with the HT 4500 microphone transmitter. It features a low noise design thanks to its supercardioid polar pattern which helps eliminate off axis noise and a dual shock mount which eliminates any mechanical noise in the capsule itself. Thanks to AKG's Laminated Varimotion diaphragm which provides better control of capsule resonances, the D5/WL1 exhibits cleaner and more accurate sound reproduction.
PR4500 ENG Pocket Receiver (Band 8)
The AKG PR4500 ENG Pocket Receiver (Band 8) is a two AA battery powered wireless receiver that can be camera mounted and operates on band 8 between 570 to 600 MHz. It features an all-metal body and backlit display that shows a remaining battery life readout. The PR4500 is capable of broadcasting on up to 18 channels simultaneously, which allows for a maximum channel count in bandwidth that increases signal strength.
The lightweight, six-ounce body was designed for audio for video applications, and the included hot shoe adapter allows the PR4500 to be mounted to a variety of camcorders, DSLR cameras, or other A/V gear. It also features a 1/8" headphone output that allows you to monitor your audio input.
Lock mode prevents accidental changes to settings
Auto setup and environment scan for fast setup
Powered by 2 AA size dry batteries or optional BP4000 battery pack
Designed specifically for use with the WMS4500 Series transmitters from AKG
The Squelch feature has a variable threshold and allows you to mute the audio when the signal falls below that threshold
HT 4500 Wireless Handheld Microphone Transmitter
The AKG HT 4500 is a professional-quality wireless handheld microphone transmitter that can be used as part of a WMS 4500 wireless system. Ideal for a wide variety of applications, there are 6 different interchangeable mic elements available, including dynamic and condenser cardioid and hypercardioid capsules. The mic operates on a 30MHz UHF band and has up to 1200 selectable frequencies with several preset frequency banks for quick matching to a receiver.
The transmitter has an RF output power of up to 50mW for maximum resistance to interference and dropouts. The mic has a backlit display and a pilot tone system that sends transmitter status data to a receiver, including mute switch position and remaining battery life. The mic can operate for up to 15 hours on standard AA batteries, or up to 12 hours on the optional BP 4000 battery pack. The BP 4000 has an integrated Smart battery Management System, and the mic has charging contacts for easy recharging on an optional charger.
Note: Mic elements are sold separately.
Up to 50 mW RF output for maximum immunity to interference and dropouts
Operates for up to 15 hours on AA size dry batteries, 12 hours on optional BP 4000 battery pack with integrated Smart Battery Management System
30MHz wide UHF band, up to 1200 selectable frequencies
Choice of six interchangeable microphone elements
Backlit display and jog switch for ease of use
Charging contacts for easy battery charging on optional charger
D5/WL1 Supercardioid Dynamic Microphone Capsule
The AKG D5/WL1 is a supercardioid, dynamic microphone capsule designed to mount on the D5 handheld transmitter. The supercardioid polar pattern is most effective at eliminating off-axis noise and feedback. The capsule features a dual shockmount for enhanced protection against handling noise. The D5 handheld transmitter is a rugged handheld microphone with the sonic characteristics necessary to cut through loud stage performances.
The supercardioid polar pattern provides a focused pickup pattern for enhanced feedback and noise suppression.
The rugged D5 features a dual shockmount capsule for enhanced protection against handling noise.