The 3000 Series wireless monitor transmitters and receivers comprises the SR3254-U single-channel transmitter, SR3256-U dual-channel transmitter and EK3253-U bodypack receiver, which are compatible with Sennheiser Evolution Series wireless G2 monitor products. The new units offer extended tuning flexibility and 100mW output.
The new 3250 Series transmitters incorporate the HDX compander technology used in Sennheiser’s G2 wireless equipment, achieving noise suppression of up to 90 dB and ensuring a wide dynamic range and crystal-clear monitoring signals. Operating over the G2 products’ A, B and C ranges, the new receiver and transmitters offer a 36MHz switching bandwidth and are tunable in 5kHz steps across the frequency range, offering a total of 7,200 frequencies. All three products ship with 16 pre-coordinated preset frequencies and 16 user-assignable presets. Both transmitters can be switched between mono and stereo mode and have a backlit LCD. These products are supplied with integrated power supply unit, rackmount “ears” and either one (SR3254) or two telescopic antennas (SR3256).
The system’s bodypack receiver, the EK3253, is 20-percent smaller than its predecessor but more robust. Both the body and the battery cover are now made of metal. A backlit display makes the menu-controlled operation even more user-friendly. A pilot tone-controlled squelch allows noise-free switching in stereo mode. The receiving frequency is adjustable in 5kHz increments. The receiver also has a Scan function making it easy to search for free transmission channels. The compact, EK3253 is equipped with a Focus function, enabling artists to create their own special mix from their own audio signal and the overall mix. The receiver comes complete with batteries and a pair of IE 4 stereo ear-canal phones.
Two AA batteries will give the user six to 10 hours of operation.