Sound Devices has announced A20-Nexus, a new compact, expandable digital wireless receiver equipped with the company’s SpectraBand technology that is designed to serve as the hub of the company’s Astral wireless range that also includes the A20-Mini and A20-RX.
A20-Nexus offers an expansive tuning range as well as NexLink integrated long distance remote control. The true diversity digital wireless receiver ships with 8 channels and can be expanded via software to 12 or 16 channels for larger productions.
“The Astral Series is the culmination of years of research and development in wireless technology to design robust, versatile solutions for mobile RF professionals that can be used around the world,” says Sound Devices CEO Matt Anderson. “With A20-Nexus, we sought to not only provide the ultimate portable receiver for our customers in film and television production, but also the Astral Series to meet the rapidly growing needs for wireless in live event production, musical theater, corporate AV, houses of worship, and more.”
A20-Nexus utilizes Sound Devices’ SpectraBand technology to offer a stated global tuning range of 470 to 1525 MHz and joined by RF filtering capabilities that allow it to utilize legal RF frequencies everywhere. The receiver also includes 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 and also has power via PoE and audio via Dante for productions requiring full remote operation.
A20-Nexus is available now from MSRP $14,495. Go here for more specifics.