Sony’s most current Alpha- series cams have a special function incorporated into the hot-shoe install: an exclusive multi-interface that permits digital signal passthrough of audio gadgets. The business today broadened item assistance for this user interface with a brand-new cordless microphone and lavalier microphone.
The most significant item in the audio line for Alpha items to this point is the ECM-B1M shotgun microphone. Its assistance for Sony’s Multi-Interface Shoe enabled it to send out a totally digital audio signal to the electronic camera in lieu of the regular analog signal. Sony states that this digital signal processing integrated with the style of the microphone produces clear, reliable audio with a low-cut filter that took full advantage of audio quality at the recording phase and lowers the post-production requirements.
Sony has actually now broadened its audio lineup that benefits from the multi-interface shoe to the brand-new ECM-W2BT cordless microphone and ECM-LV1 compact stereo lavalier that it states boasts a number of the very same advantages in a various kind aspect that can connect straight to your topic.
The ECM-W2BT cordless microphone catches low-noise digital noise when linked to the receiver connected to an electronic camera geared up with a digital audio user interface suitable Multi-Interface Shoe That connection not just permits digital signal recording as pointed out however likewise gets rid of the requirement for extra cable televisions.
Sony states that the ECM-W2BT has actually been entirely upgraded for high sound quality utilizing an innovative omnidirectional mic pill to record clear sound recording from any instructions.
“The ECM-W2BT also allows audio recording flexibility by increasing the stability of the wireless connection between microphone and receiver, even with obstacles or in crowded environments with additional wireless activity,” Sony states. “In locations with good visibility, communication is possible at up to 200 meters (~656 feet), significantly increasing the flexibility of audio recording.”
Sony utilizes the Qualcomm aptX Low Latency codec to supply premium audio along with low latency even at variety.
The microphone has 3 modes: MIC mode, MIX mode, and a brand-new RCVR mode. MIC mode will just get audio from the microphone transmitter so just the topic audio is caught. MIX mode gets both transmitter and receiver audio which works when audio from both you and your topic is preferred. RCVR mode just gets noise from the internal microphone at the receiver, so you can tape audio of yourself.
“The ECM-W2BT mic supports stereo audio input and an external 3.5mm stereo mini-jack to allow for stereo sound pickup, so it can be used in combination with the stereo-capable lavalier microphone such as the ECM-LV1 compact stereo lavalier microphone,” Sony continues. “Since the receiver is equipped with 3.5mm audio output, the ECM-W2BT can be used without Multi-Interface shoe model cameras.”
As the business states, while analog recording is still supported, the items are just at their finest when the digital signal is supported through an accessory to a fully-compatible electronic camera that includes the Multi-Interface Shoe
The ECM-W2BT microphone is set for accessibility in April for $230. The optional ECM-LV1 lavalier microphone will go for the very same time for $30.