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Sennheiser Adds SKP 300 G3 Plug-on Transmitter to Evolution Wireless Series

April 16, 2012
Audio specialist Sennheiser is extending its evolution wireless ew 300 G3 series with the addition of the SKP 300 G3 plug-on transmitter. Whether it is for a speaker’s podium or for fast mobile use in video productions, the SKP 300 G3 converts any conventional cabled microphone quickly and easily into a wireless version. The phantom power required by condenser microphones is also supplied by the rugged transmitter – a highly versatile device that enables cabled microphones to become wireless with ease.
“With the new SKP 300 G3, we are further expanding the application possibilities for the evolution wireless series,” explained Robb Blumenreder, channel manager for professional systems products at Sennheiser’s U.S. headquarters. “The plug-on transmitter comes with its own phantom power supply, enabling it to be combined with any microphone with an XLR-3 output.”
For applications in the Installed Sound sector, the plug-on transmitter can be combined with an EM 300 G3 rack-mount receiver, thus making it possible, for example, to have a speaker’s podium without the visual interference of cables or to implement mobile lecterns. For video journalists, the SKP 300 G3 is an ideal partner for the EK 100 G3 camera receiver.
The SKP 300 is powered by two AA batteries or the optional BA 2015 accupack. The plug-on transmitter is available in eight frequency ranges, and is quickly and easily synchronized with its receiver using an infrared link.
The SKP 300 will be available in April 2012.
Technical Data: SKP 300
Modulation                              wideband FM
Frequency ranges                  A: 516–558 MHz; G: 566–608; GB: 606–648 MHz;
                                                 B: 626–668 MHz; C: 734–776 MHz; D: 780–822 MHz;
                                                 E: 823-865 MHz

Frequency banks                  20 frequency banks each with up to 24
                                                intermodulation-free presets; 6 frequency banks
                                                with up to 24 frequencies freely selectable by the user
                                                in 25 kHz steps
                                                (Please note that the EK 100 G3 camera receiver has
                                                only twelve frequencies per channel bank)

Switching bandwidth            42 MHz
RF output power                   10/30 mW
Nominal/peak deviation        ±24 kHz/±48 kHz
Phantom power                     48 V ± 2 V
Compander system               HDX
Audio frequency response   80–18,000 Hz
THD                                         0.9%
Signal-to-noise ratio              > 120 dBA (1 mV peak deviation)
Audio input                            XLR-3F, balanced
Power supply                        2 AA batteries (1.5 V) or BA 2015 accupack
Operating time                      typ. 8 hrs (30 mW RF power, without P48)
Dimensions                           105 x 43 x 43 mm
Weight with batteries            195 g
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