Sennheiser AVX Camera-Mountable Lavalier Wireless Set (ME2 Lavalier)
Product #23550 | SKU 506155 | Sennheiser
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Features

  • EKP XLR Receiver
  • SK Bodypack Transmitter
  • ME2-II Lavalier Microphone
  • Plug and Record Functionality
  • Automatic Sensitivity Adjustment

Description

Designed for plug and record operation with fully self-configuring digital operation, the AVX Camera-Mountable Lavalier Digital Wireless Set from Sennheiser is well suited for film and video production, as well as electronic news gathering (ENG) and A/V rental houses. The system consists of the EKP receiver, SK bodypack transmitter, and an ME2-II lavalier microphone. The AVX system provides a variety of automatic functionality aimed at flexibility and speed including auto-dynamic range settings, which automatically adjusts the audio level to a recording device's input sensitivity, reducing distortion and eliminating the need to adjust your mic's level. The system also offers link protection, a feature that quickly scans available frequencies and will automatically switch before any interference becomes audible.

The Sennheiser ME 2 is an omnidirectional, sub-miniature clip-on lavalier microphone designed for speech and vocal applications. It can be used with the Evolution and AVX Series wireless transmitters.

Designed in collaboration with creative professionals for film and electronic news gathering (ENG) applications, the Sennheiser AVX Digital Bodypack Transmitter (CH 8: 1920 to 1930 MHz) features an innovative design that is fully self-configuring which makes setup fast and easy. The system's link protection helps ensure reliable audio transmission and the AES 256 encryption helps protect your signal from unauthorised interception.

The bodypack transmitter features a 3.5mm jack and accepts either a microphone with a maximum input of 2.2V RMS (50 to 20,000 Hz response) or a line level source with a maximum input of 3.3V RMS (20 to 20,000 Hz response) for a wide variety of sources. The unit is powered by an optional Li-ion 3.7V battery and has an operating time of 15 hours.

Designed in collaboration with creative professionals for film and electronic news gathering (ENG) applications, the Sennheiser AVX EKP Camera Plug-On Digital Wireless Receiver features an innovative pivoting design for attaching to a video camera's XLR microphone input without getting in the way of other camera accessories. The receiver rotates both clockwise and counter clockwise. It will click into place as opposed to a tension based design.

The digital receiver is fully self-configuring which makes setup fast and easy, while the system's link protection helps ensure reliable audio transmission. The unit will switch on and off automatically with the +48V phantom power from the camera to save battery power. It will automatically match the camera's input sensitivity without having to adjust the audio level on the wireless microphone.

The receiver comes equipped with a set of accessories for operation with DSLR cameras including a BA 20 Energy Pack, a light shoe mount, an XLR to 3.5mm adapter for use with DSLRs, a belt clip, a USB cable, and a USB charger.

Features

  • 1/8" (3.5mm) mini-jack
  • Works with the 100, 300 and 500 Evolution Series, as well as AVX Series wireless bodypack transmitters
  • Warm, clear and robust broadcast-quality sound reproduction

Optimised Dynamic Range
Manages overload and distortions

Link Protection
Maintains reliable transmission

Auto Frequency Management
Streamlines and simplifies the setup process

AES 256 Encryption
Protects the system from signal interception by unauthorised parties

Licence Free Operation
Provides a convenient wireless transmission solution

Metal Housing
Enables daily use for professional applications

Optimised Dynamic Range
Manages overload and distortions

Plug and Record
Enables fast setup

Link Protection
Maintains reliable transmission

Plugs Directly Into XLR Audio Input
Eliminates loose dangling cables for a more streamlined setup

Ultra Compact Receiver
Offers less weight with better space-savings

Switches On/Off by P48 Phantom Power
Maximises operation time

Auto Frequency Management
Streamlines and simplifies the setup process

AES 256 Encryption
Protects the system from signal interception by unauthorised parties

Licence Free Operation
Provides a convenient wireless transmission solution

Metal Housing
Enables daily use for professional applications

Specifications

ME 2 Lavalier Mic
Transducer Electret Condenser
Polar Pattern Omnidirectional
Frequency Response 30 Hz - 20 kHz
Sensitivity 20 mV/Pa (in free field, no load @ 1 kHz)
Equivalent Noise Level 36 dB
Maximum Sound Pressure Level (SPL) 130 dB (passive)
Power Requirements Phantom Power Provided by Wireless Transmitter
Operating Voltage 7.5 V (stand alone)
Output Connector 1/8" (3.5 mm) Mini-Jack (Unbalanced)
Applications Speakers, Hands-free vocals, broadcast, live performance, wireless videography, etc.
Cable Length 1.6 m
Dimensions Not Specified by Manufacturer
Weight Not Specified by Manufacturer
AVX Digital Bodypack Transmitter (CH 8: 1920 to 1930 MHz)
System
Frequency Response 20 to 20,000 Hz
Dynamic Range > 120 dB (A)
THD Typical 0.1%
Audio Sampling 24-bit at 48 kHz
Signal to Noise Ratio > 90 dB (A)
RF Frequency Range 1880 to 1930 MHz (country specific)
Modulation GFSK with return channel
Diversity TDMA fast switching antenna diversity
Latency 19 ms
Temperature Range Operation: -10 to +55° C
Storage: -20 to +70°C
Simultaneous Operation of Units Up to 8 units simultaneously under optimal conditions
Transmitter
Transmission Power 100 mW average (250 mW peak), country specific
Frequency Response Mic: 50 to 20,000 Hz
Line: 20 to 20,000 Hz
Microphone Max Input Level Mic: 2.2 V RMS
Line Max Input Level 3.3 V RMS
Input Impedance 1 MOhm
Input Sensitivity Automatic sensitivity adjustment
Power Supply Optional Battery: Li-ion 3.7 V
Operating Time Typical: 15 hour with Energy pack
Input Connector 1/8" (3.5 mm) jack
Weight 87.0 g excluding energy pack
AVX EKP Camera Plug-On Digital Wireless Receiver (CH 8: 1920 to 1930 MHz)
System
Frequency Response 20 to 20,000 Hz
Dynamic Range > 120 dB (A)
THD Typical 0.1%
Audio Sampling 24-bit at 48 kHz
Signal to Noise Ratio > 90 dB (A)
RF Frequency Range 1880 to 1930 MHz (country specific)
Modulation GFSK with return channel
Diversity TDMA fast switching antenna diversity
Latency 19 ms
Temperature Range Operation: -10 to +55° C
Storage: -20 to +70°C
Simultaneous Operation of Units Up to 8 units under optimal conditions
Receiver
RF Sensitivity <-90 dBm
Transmission Power Typical 15 dBm e.i.r.p.
Audio Output XLR male, balanced
Audio Output Level -30 dBu to 0 dBu in 4 steps
Power Supply BA 20 (Li-ION 3.7 VDC), alternative USB
Operation Time > 4 hours
Weight 85 g

Australian Shipping Via DHL
DHL offers a great express shipping service to Australia from New Zealand. We are proud to be able to offer express shipping to main cities on the east coast of Australia, within the same timeframe ( If not quicker ) than local Australian courier companies. Prior to the Covid-19 outbreak, service standards for these main centers was overnight. However these services have been impacted greatly, and as such the overnight service has been suspended. Overnight shipping will likely resume once things have returned to normal.

Qualifying main centers include:

  • Brisbane
  • Sydney
  • Adelaide

Whilst this service is extremely efficient and will likely be delivered within 1-2 days 99.9% of the time, it cannot be guaranteed. In the case where something were to go wrong with your delivery and it doesn’t arrive within the specified time frame, in most cases it will be delivered by the next day.

While not all major cities are eligible for overnight delivery, they still benefit from this great service. Other centers throughout Australia will have a typical delivery ETA of 2-4 days. (Excluding rural delivery address where this ETA can be extended to an additional three or more days).

If you require urgent shipping and you don’t reside in one of the cities stated above, please contact us and we can find a solution that works best for you.

Please Note: Shipping via DHL is not available to PO boxes and/ or parcel boxes etc.

In The Box

  • ME 2 Lavalier Mic
  • Clip
  • Metal Windscreen
  • AVX Digital Bodypack Transmitter
  • AVX EKP Camera Plug-On Digital Wireless Receiver
  • BA 20 Energy Pack
  • XLR to 1/8" (3.5 mm) DSLR Adapter Cable
  • Light Shoe Mount
  • Belt Clip
  • USB Cable
  • USB Charger
  • Limited 2-Year Warranty

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Details

  • Product: Sennheiser AVX Camera-Mountable Lavalier Wireless Set (ME2 Lavalier)
  • Manufacturer: Sennheiser
  • Model: AVX-ME2 SET-3-AU
  • SKU: 506155
  • RM Product #: 23550
  • System Type: Lavalier System
  • Warranty: 2 year manufacturer warranty

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