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A20 System FAQ

Can the A20-Mini be upgraded to transmit with the new wider 470 MHz – 1525 MHz range?  Yes, simply download the free v6.00 firmware and update your transmitter.  Can the A10-TX be upgraded to transmit with the new wider 470 MHz – 1525 MHz range?  No, while the A10-TX will still work wonderfully with either […]

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SpectraBand Explained 

SpectraBand is a brand-new technology which gives the A20-RX receiver and A20-Mini transmitter an unprecedented tuning range: 470 MHz – 1525 MHz. The advantages of SpectraBand to sound professionals are many: 

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Installing SD-Utility for the A10-RX on a Mac

Download SD-Utility for Mac and the appropriate driver. 2. Go your downloads folder and expand the ZIP files, typically by double clicking. Open the .pkg file for SD-Utility. 3. Follow the instructions on the SD-Utility Installer. 4. Navigate back to the Downloads folder and open “SiLabsUSBDriverDisk.dmg”. Click the Install icon. 5. Click Open. 6. Follow […]

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Why a Quality Meter Will Help You Improve Your Wireless System’s Performance

The antenna signal strength meters, or “Receive Signal Strength Indicators” (RSSI) commonly seen on wireless receivers are not always the most helpful. Sometimes you might have full bars of RSSI but still experience audio dropouts or poor performance. The RSSI is a visual representation of how well the antennas on the receiver are picking up […]

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GainForward Samples

These audio samples were recorded to demonstrate the advantage of using GainForward on the A20-Mini versus traditional gain staging found on other analog and digital wireless systems. All files were recorded from the same takes on an 833 via an A10-RX in an SL-2 using a pair of Shure TwinPlex TL46 lavalier microphones. These are […]

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GainForward Explained

Picture this: you’ve set your transmitter gain, wired up the cast under their complex outfits, and you’re ready to roll. Unfortunately, in the middle of the first take, one character unexpectedly begins to speak very softly. This didn’t happen during rehearsal! Now you need to quickly pause production, and approach the actor to make adjustments […]

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