RØDELink Digital Wireless Audio System Preview

Earlier today RODE introduced several new products including a new professional level wireless audio system with some advanced features and a relatively affordable price tag.

The RØDELink Digital Wireless Audio System uses what the company calls – “next-generation 2.4GHz, 128-bit encrypted digital transmission” which is sent on two channels simultaneously, providing a high-resolution 24-bit/44.1k digital audio signal at a range of up to 100 meters (around 110 yards).

The system which will be available in April 2015 for the price of $400 will have the following features:

  • Transmitter and Receiver as well as a lavalier Mic (3.5mm) in the kit.
  • Series II 2.4 GHz Digital transmission (8000 different channel combination).
  • 128-Bit Encrypted Signal.
  • 24-Bit/44.1 kHz Lossless transmission.
  • 100m Range
  • One Touch Pairing & OLED display.
  • 3-Level Gain Control
  • powered by bot USB and AA batteries.

Besides the RØDELink Digital Wireless Audio System, Rode also announced 2 new shotgun microphones: the NTG4 and NTG4+. These new mics will be a step up from the popular NTG 1 and 2 shotguns, will have higher audio quality but similar size. The NTG4+ has a built in battery which can be charged using a USB.

More info on the NTG4 and NTG4+

[vimeo]https://vimeo.com/117036856[/vimeo]

On LensVid we have a very extensive section devoted to sound recording for video productions which covers both equipment and techniques here on LensVid.

Iddo Genuth
Iddo Genuth is the founder and chief editor of LensVid.com. He has been a technology reporter working for international publications since the late 1990's and covering photography since 2009. Iddo is also a co-founder of a production company specializing in commercial food and product visual content.

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