UTX-B03 (UTXB03)

UWP-D belt-pack transmitter

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Overview

Digital Audio Processing for high quality sound for ENG / EFP productions
The UTX-B03 belt-pack transmitter forms part of a complete UWP-D audio system offering the sound quality of digital audio processing combined with the reliability of analogue FM modulation. The UTX-B03 package offers wide frequency coverage with up to 72 MHz bandwidth (depending on region) across a wide range of channels, with a choice of models to choose from. Easy-to-use features include a large display, automatic channel setting function, USB connection for power supply and line input availability. The UWP-D Series system provides superb transient response performance for all ENG / EFP production applications.
Digital Audio Processing for high quality sound
Improves transient response performance between the UWP-D transmitter and receiver, which will provide impressive natural sound quality compared to conventional analogue wireless systems.
Wide frequency coverage with choice of channels available
The extra wide switching bandwidth covers a wide area, with a wide choice of channels available across multiple models - please refer to product specifications for more information.
UTX-B03/14: 470.125 MHz to 541.875 MHz (UHF-TV channels 14 to 25) (not available in Brazil)
Easy to use features
Large display, automatic channel setting function, USB connection for power supply and line input availability.
For customers in North America
The UTX-B03/30 and UTX-B03/42 models operates in portions of the 617-652 MHz or 663-698 MHz frequencies. As of 2017, these frequencies are being transitioned by the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) to the 600 MHz service to meet increasing demand for wireless broadband services. Users of these models must cease operating on these frequencies no later than July 13, 2020. In addition, users may be required to cease operations before that date if their operations could cause harmful interference to a 600 MHz service licensee's wireless operations on these frequencies. For more information, contact the FCC.

For customers in Canada, please consult ISED’s Spectrum Advisory Bulletin for recent information related to the 600 MHz band transition.

Features

UWP-D digital audio processing for high quality sound
The UWP-D Series wireless microphone systems uses Sony Digital Audio Processing to improve sound quality and transient response performance compared to conventional analogue wireless systems. It provides superb transient response performance. Analogue companding systems cannot accurately reproduce sounds such as a bell, tee shot or handclap, but Sony Digital Audio Processing reproduces them faithfully.
Large display for ease of use
The UTX-B03 belt-pack transmitter features a bright 11.5mm x 27.8mm display, significantly larger than previous UWP models to make them easily readable in all situations.
Automatic channel setting
The receiver will automatically set the transmitter channel by IR Sync.
Wide frequency coverage
The extra wide switching bandwidth covers a wide area, with a wide choice of channels available across - please refer to product specifications for more information.
True Diversity reception system
The UWP-D system achieves exceptionally stable audio signal being delivered from two independent receiver sections within the unit. Optimum signal quality is delivered by the two receivers sections and a comparison circuit constantly pulls the one with the best signal to give dropout free transmission.
Compatibility with Sony 800 and UWP Series analogue audio receivers
The UWP-D Series transmitters and receivers are also compatible with Sony’s WL-800 Series, UWP Series and Freedom Series, allowing users to switch between different companding modes.
USB for external power supply or charging batteries
The UTX-B03 belt-pack transmitter has a micro USB terminal for connection to USB external portable power sources allowing the unit to be powered by the camcorder during use, resulting in hassle free power. You can also load NiMh batteries into the belt-pack to be charged through the micro USB.
Robust metal body
The UTX-B03 belt-pack transmitter is made of strong, durable metal. Metal construction supports reliable use in rough operating conditions.
Line Input available
The UWP-D Series system has line input available for added flexibility.

Specifications

Specifications
Important Notes
This product is available in a variety of different frequency range models to suit the regulatory requirements of individual countries. Please contact your Sony reseller for more information on which product will best suit your specific needs.
Oscillator Type
Crystal-controlled PLL Synthesizer
Antenna Type
1/4 wave length wire
Type of Emission
F3E
Carrier Frequencies: Americas
14UC: 470.125 MHz to 541.875 MHz (UHF-TV channels 14 to 25) (not available in Brazil)
42LA: 638.125 MHz to 697.875 MHz (UHF-TV channels 42-51), 25 kHz steps (not available in US or Canada)
90UC: 941.500–952.000 MHz, 952.850–956.250 MHz, and 956.45–959.85 MHz
Carrier Frequencies: Europe, UAE, South Africa, Australia, Malaysia, Vietnam, New Zealand
UTX-B03/21: 470.025 MHz to 542.000 MHz (not available in Australia, Malaysia, Vietnam or New Zealand)
UTX-B03/33: 566.025 MHz to 633.000 MHz (not available in New Zealand)
UTX-B03/42: 638.025 MHz to 694.000 MHz
UTX-B03/51: 710.025 MHz to 782.000 MHz (only available in Europe)
Carrier Frequencies: China
UTX-B03/38: 710.025 MHz to 782.000 MHz
Carrier Frequencies: Thailand, Taiwan, Singapore
UTX-B03/E: 794.125 MHz to 805.875 MHz
Carrier Frequencies: Japan
UTX-B03/JB: 806.125 MHz to 809.750 MHz
Carrier Frequencies: South Korea
UTX-B03/KR3: 925.125 MHz to 937.500 MHz
RF Power: Americas, Europe, UAE, South Africa, Australia, Malaysia, Vietnam, New Zealand, China
30mW / 5mW
RF Power: Japan, South Korea
10 mW / 2 mW
Capsule Type
Electret condenser
Directivity
Omni-directional
Input Connector
3-pole locking mini jack
Reference Input Level
MIC: -60 dBV (at 0-dB attenuator level)
LINE: +4 dBu
Audio Attenuator Adjustment Range
0 dB to 27 dB (in 3-dB steps): Mic input
Frequency Response: Americas, Europe, UAE, South Africa, Australia, Malaysia, Vietnam, New Zealand
Transmission: 23Hz to 18kHz (typical)
Frequency Response: China, Thailand, Taiwan, Singapore, South Korea
Transmission: 23Hz to 18kHz (typical)
Frequency Response: Japan
Transmission 40 Hz to 15 kHz (typical)
Signal-to-Noise Ratio
96dB (max deviation, A-weighted)
Audio Delay
Approx. 0.35 msec
Pilot Tone Signal
32 kHz/ 32.382 kHz/ 32.768 kHz
Display
LCD
Power Requirements
DC 3.0 V (with two AA-size alkaline (LR6) batteries)
DC 5.0V (via USB micro-B)
Battery Operating Time: Americas, Europe, UAE, South Africa
Approx. eight hours with Sony's AA-size alkaline (LR6) batteries at 25°C(77°F) at 30-mW
Battery Operating Time: Australia, Malaysia, Vietnam, New Zealand, China
Approx. eight hours with Sony's AA-size alkaline (LR6) batteries at 25°C(77°F) at 30-mW
Battery Operating Time: Thailand, Taiwan, Singapore, Japan, South Korea
Approx 10 hours with Sony's AA-size alkaline (LR6) batteries at 25°C (77°F) at 10-mW output
Operating Temperature
0°C to 50°C
32°F to 122°F
Storage/Transport Temperature
-20°C to +55°C
-4°F to +131°F
Dimensions
63 x 82 x 20 mm (excluding the anntenas) (W x H x D)
Mass
Approx. 149 g (including batteries)

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