With the forthcoming changes in spectrum allocation in the U.S. and Canada, Sennheiser in Old Lyme, Conn., is anticipating future customer needs with the release of a new frequency variant of its evolution wireless ew 100 G3 and ew 300 IEM G3 Series. From July, the wireless microphone and monitoring systems will be available in an A1 variant, which covers the frequency range from 470 to 516 MHz.
To accommodate the increasing demand for mobile broadband services in North America, the U.S. Federal Communications Commission (FCC) and the Department of Industry of Canada (IC) have agreed on a future reallocation of spectrum in the UHF band. The 600MHz range, which is currently used for TV broadcast and wireless microphones, will be repurposed based on the results of a spectrum auction.
Sennheiser has prepared for future spectrum reallocation with the launch of a new frequency variant for two of its most popular wireless series, offering its customers an additional solution today that is ready for the demands of future years. The ew 100 G3 wireless microphone series and the ew 300 IEM G3 wireless monitoring series (all systems and single components) will be produced in an additional A1 frequency variant for operation between 470 MHz and 516 MHz.
ew 100 G3-A1 and ew 300 IEM G3-A1 will become available in the U.S. and Canada from July 2016.
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