[467] [659] Wireless Lavalier Kit

Wireless Lavalier Kit

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When using the wireless lav with the 633 Sound Devices audio recorder, the input should be set to "line" power. The wireless transmitter's "sensitivity" should be set to -12dB. The wireless receiver's "AF Out" should be set to 0dB.

Countryman B3 Mic with clip and windscreen


Sennheiser ME 2-II Mic with clip


Sennheiser G4 Receiver


Sennheiser G4 Transmitter


1/8" Plug to XLR Plug


Setup and Use of a Wireless Lavalier Kit

Below are a list of instructions on proper use of a Wireless Lavalier Kit.

  1. Open both the Transmitter and Receiver by using the buttons on the side of each device.

    This should reveal the battery compartment and menu buttons.
  2. Hold the On/Off Button to turn on each device.
  3. Once powered on, observe the top of the display to make sure the frequency matches on both devices. (If the frequencies do not match, use the Set Button to open up the menu, and use the arrow buttons to maneuver to Frequency Preset, and change accordingly).

  4. Connect the 1/8" to XLR Adapter to the Receiver via the 1/8" plug. Make sure to tighten the connector lock in order to secure the cord to the receiver. Then, plug the XLR plug into your camera or sound recording device. Note which channel you are plugging into. Secure the Receiver to your camera or sound recording device.
    Image: 1/8" plug and its port
    Image: XLR plug into camera
    Image: XLR into recorder
  5. Connect your microphone to the Transmitter. Make sure to tighten the connector lock in order to secure the cord to the transmitter.
    Image: 1/8" plug and its port
  6. Secure the microphone to your subject.
    Image: Subject's chest with proper placement of mic
    (Good practice for lavalier placement is somewhere on the chest that hides the microphone, around 6 inches below the mouth if possible, and somewhere with minimal rubbing with skin or fabric. If needed, you can use supplies from the Lavalier Accessories Kit to aid this process. The kit has tape to help secure a mic and reduce rubbing interference). To reduce interference from the microphone wire bouncing around, you can create a loop in the wire, and tape the wire together at the intersection.
    Image: How to Loop and tape the wire
    The transmitter should then be secured to the subject's belt or put in their pocket. The lavalier accessory kit has a band to use as well.
  7. Make sure your camera or sound recorder is set to Line level for the lavalier mic. If this isn't set correctly, you won't be able to pick up your audio correctly.
  8. Double check that both the Transmitter and Receiver are set to the standard settings of 0 dB Sensitivity on the Transmitter and -12 dB AF Out on the Receiver.
  9. If everything has been set properly, you should be able to see input on the channel that your lavalier is plugged into.
    Image: Lavalier plugged in to the channel
  10. If you are unable to see proper input in the specified channel, repeat these steps and make sure everything is plugged in correctly and you have the right settings for each device.

Keywords:Wireless, Lavalier, Lav, Microphone, 467, ca467, 651, ca651   Doc ID:111964
Owner:James R.Group:CommArts Instructional Media Center
Created:2021-06-28 10:11 CDTUpdated:2022-04-06 08:47 CDT
Sites:CommArts Instructional Media Center
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