Overview: The Canon WM-V1 is a wireless microphone, powered
by Bluetooth technology, designed for use with Canon HD camcorders. The WM-V1
consists of a microphone (transmitter) and a receiver unit, and enables you to
record high quality sound from distances of up to 164 feet (50 meters). Both the
microphone and receiver unit can be clipped to the subject's and camera
operator's clothing. The WM-V1 comes with a windscreen, connecting cable, and
two monaural earphones.
Power Requirements: The WM-V1's microphone and receiver unit are each
powered by a single "AAA" alkaline or rechargeable Ni-MH battery. The estimated
battery life using an alkaline battery is 3 hours of continuous use (at 77°F).
Earphones: You can check the sound picked up by the microphone by
connecting one of the supplied earphones to the microphone's and/or the
receiver's earphone jack.
Two-way Communication: With earphones connected to both the microphone
and receiver units, you can carry on a two-way conversation between you and your
subject, while only recording the subject's voice. This allows you to give
direction to the subject during the recording.
Windscreen: The WM-V1 includes a soft cloth windscreen that fits over
the entire microphone unit to reduce noise caused by wind or breathing directly
on the microphone. The windscreen is held in place by an elastic band, and
includes in opening at the top for the included earphone.
Specifications: The WM-V1 wireless microphone has the following
- Wireless Communication Specs:
- Communication System: Bluetooth Ver. 2.0
- Power Class: Bluetooth Power Class 1
- Frequency Band: 2.4 GHz band (2400-2483.5 MHz)
- Profile: A2DP
- Communication Range: Approx. 164 feet (50 meters)
- Microphone (transmitter) / Receiver:
- Directionality: Non-directional, monaural
- Frequency Range: 500 Hz - 7 kHz
- Power Supply: 1 x AAA battery (alkaline or Ni-MH
- Power Consumption: 250mW or less
- Continuous Operating Time: Approx. 3 hours (alkaline battery,
ambient temperature 75°F, volume level at default setting)
- Weight: 1 ounce
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