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General How does the A20-TX compare to other Sound Devices transmitters in size and weight? The table below details the size and weight for the different transmitters: A10-TX A20-TX A20-Mini Dimensions (H x W x D) 3.3 x 2.5 x 0.7 in 8.3 x 6.4 x 1.8 cm Weight 3.2 oz (without batteries) 104 g […]

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NexLink Explained

NexLink is a proprietary protocol for remote-controlling wireless mics developed by Sound Devices. Why does the world need yet another protocol you may ask? This paper will describe why. There are many wireless protocols from which to choose for controlling transmitters remotely, such as Zigbee, Bluetooth, or Wi-Fi. All of these are excellent technologies for […]

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A20-Nexus FAQ

General Can other manufacturers’ transmitter be used with the A20-Nexus? No. The A20-Nexus is a 100% digital RF receiver, and all manufacturers’ digital transmission schemes are proprietary. The Sound Devices A10-TX and A20-Mini transmitter are supported by the A20-Nexus. Older, analog-based transmitters are not compatible with A20-Nexus. Do my existing A20-Minis need to be sent […]

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8-Series Compatible Controllers

The following controllers are compatible with the 833, 888, and Scorpio portable mixer-recorders. CL-16 CL-12 Sonosax SX-LC8+ Icon Platform M+ Icon Platform X Behringer X-Touch Waves Midiplus Fit

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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 gives the A20-RX receiver and A20-TX transmitter an unprecedented tuning range: 169 MHz – 1525 MHz. The advantages of SpectraBand to sound professionals are many: 

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