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Sony announces new Wireless
and Stereo Lavalier Microphones
Providing high-quality and stable audio recording for vloggers, YouTubers and video creators...

S

ony Electronics has announced two
new microphones with the launch
of the ECM-W2BT Multi-interface shoe
compatible wireless microphone and
ECM-LV1 compact stereo lavalier
microphone. Wireless high-quality
audio recording with lower noise and
stable connection is possible with
the ECM-W2BT wireless microphone,
especially when paired with the ECMLV1 and one of Sony's cameras[i] with
digital compatibility. This combination
offers the perfect solution to meet the
needs of today's vloggers, YouTubers
and video creators who want to
capture clear, reliable audio for a wide
range of environments including street
performance, product reviews, food
reviews travel vlogs and more.
The ECM-W2BT wireless microphone
enables low-noise digital sound
recording by connecting the receiver to
a compatible camerai  equipped with
a digital audio interface compatible
Multi Interface Shoe. The digital audio
signal output from the receiver can
be recorded directly on the camera
body without wiring an external audio
cable. Additionally, the ECM-W2BT
has been completely redesigned for
high sound quality using an advanced
omni-directional mic capsule to
capture clear sound recording from
any direction. The ECM-W2BT also
allows audio recording flexibility by

increasing the stability of the wireless
connection between microphone and
receiver, even with obstacles or in
crowded environments with additional
wireless activity. In locations with good
visibility, communication is possible at
up to 200m, significantly increasing
the flexibility of audio recording. And
the newly adopted Qualcomm® aptX™
Low Latency[ii] codec provides both
high-quality audio recording and low
latency.
 The ECM-W2BT wireless microphone
also offers ultimate creative freedom
thanks to its sound acquisition
functions. Three sound pick up modes
- MIC mode, MIX mode and a new RCVR
mode - allows the user to record sound
and ambient sound based on their
desired preference. MIC mode will only
pickup audio from the microphone
transmitter so only the subject audio
is captured. RCVR mode only picks up
sound from the internal microphone
at the receiver, so the user can record
audio of themselves. MIX mode picks
up both transmitter and receiver
audio which is useful when audio
from both the subject and the user is
desired. The ECM-W2BT mic supports
stereo audio input and an external
3.5mm stereo mini-jack to allow for
stereo sound pickup, so it can be
used in combination with the stereocapable lavalier microphone such as

Sony's ECM-LV1 compact stereo lavalier microphone

Sony's ECM-W2BT Multi-interface shoe compatible wireless microphone

the ECM-LV1 compact stereo lavalier
microphone, as an unobtrusive
microphone that can easily attach
to the subject's clothing and record
sound with increased realism. Since
the receiver is equipped with 3.5mm
audio output, the ECM-W2BT can be
used without Multi Interface shoe
model cameras.
For
challenging
recording
environments, the ECM-W2BT wireless
microphone includes an attenuator
function. The user can select one of
three attenuator levels depending on
the sound source volume to record
excessively loud sounds at a lower
volume or amplify quieter sounds to
record louder audio. The ECM-W2BT
also includes a windscreen to reduce
wind noise, which is especially helpful
when recording outdoors. When longer
operation is needed, the battery
assist function via the power supply
from the camera's Multi Interface
shoe enables the user to operate the
receiver for up to 9 hours[iii]. For easy
reference, the ECM-W2BT includes a
LINK lamp to notify the user of the
status of the communication between
the microphone and the receiver and
a POWER lamp to easily check the
remaining battery charge. Besides, a
connector protect holder for multiinterface foot cover is provided, which
can be used to carry the receiver and

microphone as one
unit or can also be used
as a microphone stand, for stable
microphone
positioning
during
interviews or other stationary uses.
The ECM-LV1 compact stereo
lavalier microphone also allows for
high-quality sound pickup paired with
a compact design for easy carrying
and convenience while shooting. The
ECM-LV1 includes a windscreen for
additional noise reduction, and the
360-degree rotatable clip allows,
for example, horizontal attachment
to a necktie, or vertical attachment
to a pocket, with the microphone
attached at the same angle. The power
of this mic is supplied from the mic
connector.
The ECM-W2BT wireless microphone
will be available in April 2021 for
approximately £210 and €240 and
the ECM-LV1 compact stereo lavalier
microphone will also be available
in April 2021 for approximately £32
and €35. These microphones will
be available at a variety of Sony's
authorised dealers.
www.sony.net

Please refer to https://www.sony.net/dics/w2bt/ for a full list of compatible models. Analog audio is also supported, but use with digital audio is recommended. For use with a device that supports Digital
Audio Interface, please set the DIGITAL/ANALOG switch on the ECM-W2BT to DIGITAL.
Qualcomm aptX is a product of Qualcomm Technologies, Inc. and/or its subsidiaries. Qualcomm is a trademark of Qualcomm Incorporated, registered in the United States and other countries. aptX is a
trademark of Qualcomm Technologies International, Ltd., registered in the United States and other countries.
[iii]
Depending on a camera, power is not supplied from the camera via the Multi Interface Shoe. For the compatible cameras, please refer to the link: https://www.sony.net/dics/w2bt/
[i]

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