DWT-B03R (DWTB03R)

DWX Series digital wireless microphone bodypack transmitter

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Overview

Superb audio quality and stable operation in a wide range of environments
The third generation of Sony's acclaimed DWX series, this high performance digital wireless bodypack transmitter is an ideal choice for live sound applications including theatre and concerts, as well as studio based TV production and ENG/EFP.

Light and compact (27% smaller than its DWT-B01N predecessor), the DWT-B03R features a tough magnesium body that's resistant to rain, spray and sweat.

Sony's advanced digital audio processing, encryption and RF transmission technologies assure secure, stable transmission and reception of very high quality audio with low latency.

The DWT-B03R is ideal for use in large-scale multi-channel productions, supporting up to 21 simultaneous channels per 8MHz TV band or up to 16 simultaneous channels per 6MHz TV band.

The DWT-B03R is compatible with Sony Wireless Studio control software for PC (Ver 5.0 or later) , allowing flexible remote operation. Remote control of up to 82 transmitters is possible using the Cross Remote™ function combined with the RMU-01 remote control unit (available separately).

Features

Small, lightweight and robust magnesium body
27% smaller than its DWT-B01N predecessor
Very high quality wireless audio
Advanced Sony codec design assures superb audio quality, with a high dynamic range of more than 106 dB, plus a wide frequency response of 20 Hz - 22 kHz and excellent transient response.
Low-latency audio
Advanced Sony codec design reduces audio latency to as little as 1.2msec*

*DWT-B03R and DWR-R03D total delay with codec mode2 and analog output
Rain, sweat and spray proof*
Ideal for musical, film production or outdoor operation, the DWT-B03R features a tough magnesium body with a moisture-resistant housing gasket and splash-proof connector that resists rain, sweat and spray.

*IPX4/IPX5 rating based on standard testing by Sony.
Long battery life
Perform for longer with the high-capacity rechargeable NP-BX1 Li-ion battery (approx. 7 hours). The DWT-B03R is compatible with the optional BC-DWX1 Dual Charger.
148MHz* wideband
Contributes to the reduction of equipment and burden of maintenance.
*depends on version
High density multi-channel operation
Ideal for large-scale productions, the DWT-B03R supports high-density simultaneous multi-channel operation: 375kHz spacing accommodates up to 21 channels per 8MHz TV band or up to 16 simultaneous channels per 6MHz TV band.
AES 256bit encryption
For secure encrypted transmission
Easy, versatile remote control
The DWT-B03R is compatible with Sony's Wireless Studio control software for PC (Version 5.0 or later). Up to 82 transmitters can be controlled using the Cross Remote™ function and RMU-01 remote control unit (available separately).
Selectable RF output power
RF output power level is selectable (2mW/10mW/25mW) to prioritise stable multi-channel or long distance operation.
OLED display
The easy-to-read OLED display gives confirmation of channel number, RF signal status, user name, user group and lock status.
Phase reverse mode
It can change the audio phase by the menu.
User setting memory
Settings can be easily stored to the memory of DWT-B03R.
Setting lock
Transmitter settings can be locked to prevent accidental operation during performance.
Transmitter/receiver identifying function
Paired transmitters/receivers are identified by blinking display.
Small 3-pin connector with lock

Specifications

Specifications
Wireless Interface
WiDIF-HP
Oscillator Type
Crystal-controlled PLL Synthesizer
Antenna Type
λ/4 flexible wire
Type of Emission
G1E or G1D
Carrier Frequencies - UC7
470.125 MHz to 607.875 MHz, 614.125 MHz to 615.875 MHz, 25 kHz steps
Carrier Frequencies - CE7
L: 470.025 MHz to 614.000 MHz, 25 kHz steps
H: 566.025 MHz to 714.000 MHz, 25 kHz steps
Carrier Frequencies - J
L: 470.150 MHz to 614.000 MHz, 25 kHz steps
MH: 566.025 MHz to 713.850 MHz, 25 kHz steps
G: 1240.150 MHz to 1251.825 MHz, 1253.175 MHz to 1259.850 MHz, 25 kHz steps
B: 806.125 MHz to 809.750 MHz, 125 kHz steps
RF Power
2 mW/10 mW/25 mW (e.r.p) selectable
Input Connector
Small 3-pin connector with lock
Reference Input Level
MIC: -60 dBV (-58 dBu), 1 kHz (at 0-dB attenuator level) / LINE: +4 dBu, 1 kHz
Maximum Input Level
MIC: -22 dBu (with 0 dB attenuator), LINE: +24 dBu
Audio Attenuator Adjustment Range
0 to 48 dB (3 dB steps, MIC input mode only)
Frequency Response
Transmission: 20Hz to 22kHz (typical)
Dynamic Range
106 dB typical (A-weighted, T.H.D=1%)
Distortion (T.H.D)
MODE1, MODE2: 0.03% or less, MODE3: 0.3% or less
Audio Delay*
MODE1: 0.8 msec (total: 2.7msec) /MODE2: 0.7 msec (total: 1.2msec)/MODE3: 1.8 msec (total 3.7msec)
*Analog output
Wireless Remote Control
Cross Remote (2.4-GHz IEEE802.15.4 compliant)
Display
OLED
Power Requirements
DC 3.6 V (with Rechargeable Battery Pack: NP-BX1)
Battery Operating Time
Approx. 7 hours with Sony‘s NP-BX1 at 25℃(77°F) at 10-mW output
(with the wireless remote control function off and DIMMER MODE set to AUTO OFF)
Operating Temperature
0°C to 50°C / 32°F to 122°F
Storage/Transport Temperature
-20°C to +60°C / -4°F to +140°F
Dimensions (W x H x D)
Approx. 53 x 60 x 17 mm (60 x 60 x 17 mm with the projection parts) (excluding the antennas)
Mass
Approx. 99 g
Supplied Accessories
Belt Clip (1)
Carrying case (1)
NP-BX1 (1)
Scribble sheet (1)
CD-ROM (1)