Overview: The Samson Stage XPD1 Digital Wireless USB
headset microphone is ideal for recording or amplifying speeches, seminars, or
lectures. It can also be useful for leading an exercise class or a guided tour. The
wireless system compatible with most
digital audio software and voice recognition software, and allows you to record
straight to your computer. The system includes the DE5 headset microphone, the
Stage PXD1 wireless beltpack transmitter, and the RXD1 USB wireless receiver.
DE5 Headset Microphone: The DE5 headset microphone is
extremely lightweight and virtually invisible. The headset gives you total
freedom to walk around and use your hands without having to worry about holding
a microphone or being tethered by a mic cable. The tiny microphone is mounted on
a 5" thin wire boom, with a 46" cable that terminates into a mini-XLR plug which
plugs directly into the transmitter. The wire frame has double ear "hangers" and
can be adjusted for best fit using the supplied plastic wrench. A foam rubber
pop filter is supplied.
Wireless System: Communication between the beltpack and the
wireless receiver takes place in the 2.4GHz frequency band (2.404-2.476 GHz),
with an operating range of up to 100 feet. The RXD1 receiver, with its USB connector,
plugs directly into your computer, from where it receives power. The PXD1
gives you about 20 hours of use from two "AA" alkaline batteries (not
included). Before use, you must pair the transmitter and receiver by pressing
the Pair button on the receiver.
Input Gain Control: The transmitter has a rotary control under the
battery cover that allows you to adjust the transmitter input sensitivity. It
has been factory preset to the optimum level for the microphone. If needed, you
can raise or lower the input level using the supplied plastic screwdriver.
Compatibility: The Stage XPD1 system is compatible with the following
operating systems: Windows 8, Windows 7, Windows Vista, and Mac OS X without a
driver. It can also be used with an iPad with an optional Lightning USB Camera
Adapter or iPad Camera Connection kit (for 30-pin iPad).
Expedition Series Portable PAs: This Stage XPD1 wireless
system is compatible with the Samson Expedition Series of Portable PA systems,
XP800, and XP1000. These PA systems have a USB port for 2.4GHz wireless systems,
such as the XPD1.
- Frequency Response: 20Hz - 16kHz
- Modulation Type: GFSK
- THD: <0.1% (1 kHz, -10dBu)
- Signal-to-Noise: >85 dB
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