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Save $50-600 each on Sennheiser wireless microphone systems

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Over the next few years, the FCC’s Incentive Auction will prohibit customers from operating wireless microphones in the 600 MHz frequency band. Your current wireless systems may be affected. If so - Sennheiser will help you trade in your old 600 MHz gear towards new wireless!

PROMOTIONAL PERIOD

Sennheiser’s 600 MHz program runs from June 14th, 2017 through December 31st, 2017.  Rebates range from $50-600 per unit with most at $100-150. 

STEP 1: Check if your current wireless will be affected

Wireless mics and monitoring systems are currently allowed to operate from 470 - 698 MHz. In the next few years, FCC will limit operation to 470 - 608 MHz. While the majority of wireless systems in use today will be unaffected, customers with systems that operate above 608 MHz will unfortunately need to discontinue use and migrate to new frequency ranges.  Anything in the 700MHz range is already obsolete as of year 2010. 

To check if your current wireless will be affected, look for a printed sticker on your equipment indicating its frequency range. On Sennheiser wireless, this information is printed on both transmitters and receivers and is often visible on the main display.

STEP 2: Purchase new wireless from us

Sennheiser offers a wide range of wireless mics and monitoring systems for any budget, which fully comply with current and future FCC rules and regulations. Choose from the following wireless series, in these recommended future-proof frequency ranges.

STEP 3: Trade-in your old 600 MHz wireless gear

When your new Sennheiser wireless systems arrive:

1. Make a copy of your dated sales receipt. Purchases must be made from June 14th-Dec 31st, 2017.
2. Cut the UPC codes off the sides of your new Sennheiser boxes (no photocopies accepted)
3. Complete the Trade-In form available at sennheiser.com/600-mhz-promo
4. Send your old wireless, sales receipt, UPC code and completed trade-in form to the address listed on the form. To be eligible, your traded wireless equipment must operate in the 600 MHz band. Any manufacturer, make or model will be accepted for trade-in rebate, provided it operates in 600 MHz.
5. That’s it! Please allow 6-8 weeks for your trade-in to be processed, and your check to be mailed.

 

STILL CAPTURE & PNP SIZE IS NOW AVAILABLE FOR ROLAND V-1SDI AND VR-4HD SWITCHERS

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Good news!  Roland has released free firmware and software upgrades for the V-1SDI 3G SDI Video Switcher and the Roland VR-4HD all-in-one streaming switcher.

The new 1.5 firmware updates supports capturing a still image from the V-1SDI & VR-4HD RCS software for Windows or Mac, plus support for 1/3 size PinP window in addition to the 1/2 and 1/4 sizes currently available.

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The combination of the new RCS Software and Firmware updates adds powerful titling creation, image capture, and keying capabilities for live production. The new RCS Software 1.5 for Win/Mac features new titling creation function with graphic import, sizing, and text generation that can be created on a keyed background color and then exported to V-1SDI or VR-4HD running version 1.5 firmware. The image, graphic or combination is then captured in the newly added STILL function in the switcher.  Keep in mind that it stores it in volatile memory so be sure to save your graphic/image/text content in the RSC software so you can reload it from the RCS Software when you boot up the switcher. Once it is loaded in the switchers you can unplug the USB cable so it doesn’t have to be connected during operation.

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Save 100% on a digital snake now through June 30th

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We've grown to expect more of a good thing, so we were not surprised to find out today that the Allen & Heath BOGO promotion had been extended through June 30, 2017! 

This is a pretty simple deal on a new digital console.  Buy an Allen & Heath GLD-80 or GLD-112 Chrome Edition and get one AR2-2412 digital snake module FREE with the purchase.  

That’s a $1249 selling price item that's free with purchase ($1999 MSRP).  So now's the time!

Click here for more info on the GLD-80 and here for more information on the GLD-112. The GLD-80 and GLD-112 Chrome Edition are capable of mixing up to 48 channels of audio, plus 8 stereo RackFX channels.  

Download the rebate coupon here

   

Shure - Frequency Bands Discontinuation

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Effective immediately, Shure is discontinuing wireless components operating in the frequency range affected by the latest round of the FCC Spectrum Auction (614-698 MHz). Systems and components are no longer available for ordering in the frequency bands listed below.

ULX-D® and QLX-D® Digital Wireless
J50 (572-636 MHz)
L50 (632-698 MHz)d166df02 e794 43e7 8b52 42787cf3083d

UHF-R® Wireless
J5 (578-638 MHz)

Axient® Wireless
J5 (578-638 MHz)
L3 (638-698 MHz)

PSM®1000 Personal Monitors
J8 (554-626 MHz)
L8 (626-698 MHz)

Please visit the Shure Incentive Auction Resource Center for the latest news about the Auction and updates from Shure.

   

FCC Auction - more news on wireless microphones of the future.

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The FCC has just completed another round of auctions, selling off more of the wireless spectrum that we use for wireless microphones.  The short story is that your wireless microphones that operate between 617-698MHz will be phased out at some point starting after 39 months from today. And you will have to replace them. 

In 2010, we went through this with you and our goal is to keep you as prepared as possible for what comes next.  So here is some news from the Shure website, with a closing paragraph from us. 

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January-February 2017 -- Forward Auction Stage 4 - Wireless telecom companies bid on the spectrum. Stage 4 of the forward auction has raised enough money to meet the minimum requirements to be declared successful. Thus, we now know that 84 MHz, from 614 MHz through 698 MHz, of spectrum will be reallocated.  Stage 4 of the forward auction raised $19.63 billion.

How will the Auction affect my wireless systems?

Read more: FCC Auction - more news on wireless microphones of the future.

   

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