Lectrosonics to Debut New Wireless Mic Transmitter
Lectrosonics, a manufacturer of wireless microphone systems and audio processing products, will introduce the HH Handheld Transmitter, the company’s newest addition to its line of Digital Hybrid Wireless microphone systems offering compandor-free audio, according to the company.
Lectrosonics HH Microphone
Lectrosonics, a manufacturer of wireless microphone systems and audio processing products, will introduce the HH Handheld Transmitter, the company’s newest addition to its line of Digital Hybrid Wireless microphone systems offering compandor-free audio, according to the company. Its features include the ability to accept third-party, thread-on capsules and a broad input gain range. The handheld microphone is suited to presenters, educators, and in houses of worship, Lectrosonics said.
With its slim design, the new HH transmitter accepts standard thread-on capsules from a number of manufacturers. This gives users the freedom to select the microphone capsule that is best suited for their particular application. The new HH transmitter offers 44 dB of input gain range, making it ideal for a variety of capsule sensitivities and source volume differences, company officials said. Two capsules are available from Lectrosonics: the HHC cardioid condenser and the HHS supercardioid condenser.
The new Lectrosonics HH transmitter is equipped with a membrane switch control panel and high-resolution LCD display. Designed to facilitate intuitive operation and setup, the menu-driven system offers essential operating parameters, including operating frequency, audio modulation level, battery status, and other information.
The HH transmitter also offers a talkback feature that enables communication between the performer and, for example, the front-of-house mix engineer. A firmware update adding talkback mode for the Lectrosonics Venue receiver system will be announced shortly, according to the company.
The HH transmitter is powered by two AA batteries and offers selectable RF power at 50 or 100 mW. The transmitter will be available in all Lectrosonics standard frequency blocks for both US and export markets.
“Our customers have asked for a number of features in this new handheld,” said Karl Winkler, director of business development at Lectrosonics, in a statement. “To make the product rider-friendly, the HH accepts standard thread-on capsules. For longer run time, it uses AA batteries and, for ease of use, it has an intuitive interface with membrane buttons and an LCD display. Finally, it’s a really compact package that fits in the hand nicely. Advanced features like the talkback function are icing on the cake.”
Lectrosonics’ new HH Handheld Transmitter is expected to carry MSRP pricing of $1,500 without the capsule. The HHC cardioid condenser capsule will carry MSRP pricing of $540 while the HHS supercardioid condenser capsule will be $658. Product delivery is slated for the third quarter, according to Lectrosonics.