Sound Devices Releases A20-Nexus Wireless Receiver With SpectraBand Technology
Sound Devices has announced A20-Nexus, the latest in its Astral Series wireless transmitters and receivers with SpectraBand technology. A20-Nexus is a compact, expandable digital wireless receiver that is designed to serve as the hub of the Astral wireless range which also includes the A20-Mini and A20-RX. A20-Nexus offers an “industry-leading tuning range as well as NexLink integrated long-distance remote control.” The true diversity digital wireless receiver ships with eight channels and can be expanded via software to 12 or 16 channels for larger productions.
A20-Nexus utilizes Sound Devices’ SpectraBand technology includes a global tuning range of 470-1525 MHz and exceptional RF filtering capabilities which allow it to utilize legal RF frequencies everywhere. The receiver also features NexLink long-distance remote control of transmitters and integrated RTSA (Real Time Spectrum Analysis). A20-Nexus can also be controlled with a mobile phone or tablet via web app, plus with Power via PoE and audio via Dante, the A20-Nexus is perfect for productions requiring full remote operation. The combination of features allows it to replace multiple devices in any RF professional’s wireless toolkit, and its svelte form factor makes it equally at home in a bag, on a sound cart, or taking up minimal space in a fixed install.
- Eight Channels (Field expandable to 12 or 16 with additional software license)
- SpectraBand Technology with 470-1525 MHz Tuning Range
- NexLink long-distance remote control of transmitters
- Integrated real-time spectrum analysis (RTSA)
- GainForward eliminates the need for adjusting transmitter gain
- Web app for remote control via phone/tablet control
- Easily docked to any Sound Devices 8-series mixer-recorder via the A20-QuickDock
A20-Nexus is $14,495, and all the specs are here: http://www.sounddevices.com/