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Dramatic Sound Quality Improvements over Analog Systems; Ideal for Musical Performance, A/V Presentation, Live Events, Houses of Worship, Education and Corporate Use



PARK RIDGE, N.J., June 27, 2012 – Sony’s newest wireless microphone series combines ease of use, superb  RF transmission reliability and high sound quality into four affordable and highly flexible packages. The new 2.4 GHz DWZ series includes combinations of hand-held mics, bodypack transmitters and rack-mount or compact size  receivers, with the various components ideal for use by musicians, or in classroom, corporate, house of-worship or government applications.


The new packages are distinguished by their sleek design and contemporary look, highlighted by a yellow band on each of the products as a unique identifying feature. The DWZ Series includes: DWZ-B30GB Digital Wireless Package-Guitar  Set, DWZ-B70HL Digital Wireless Package-Headset and Lavalier Set, DWZ-M50 Digital Wireless Package-Vocal Set and DWZ-M70 Digital Wireless Package-Vocal/Speech Set.


Sony’s ZRX-HR50 receiver, part of the new DWZ wireless microphone series


“The DWZ series builds on Sony’s extensive wireless expertise to deliver the most flexibility and the highest levels of performance,” said Karl Kussmaul, senior product  manager for professional audio, Sony Electronics. “These new packages are ideal for small to mid-size wireless audio applications, combining outstanding sound quality, stable transmission, performance and durability.”


The DWZ components share many high-performance features, including:

  • 24-bit linear PCM digital audio transmission
  • Two modes of 2.4GHz  frequency selection (wide band frequency hopping for simple operation  or narrow band frequency hopping for coordinated spectrum use)
  • Rack-mount receivers with integrated color LCD and built-in digital EQ
  • Interchangeable handheld capsule design supports Sony or third-party mic capsules 
  • Balanced and unbalanced audio outputs



Sony ZTX-B01 transmitter, part of the new DWZ wireless microphone series

The DWZ-M50 Vocal Set includes a uni-directional dynamic interchangeable microphone capsule with a stylish handheld transmitter and half-rack size receiver, ideal for vocal applications.


The DWZ-GB30 Guitar Set includes a bodypack transmitter with guitar cable and compact size receiver supporting 3-way powering (AC adapter, 9V battery, external DC) and cable tone control.


The DWZ-M70 Vocal/Speech Set includes a uni-directional dynamic interchangeable microphone capsule, handheld transmitter and half-rack size receiver with advanced DSP functions. 


The DWZ-B70HL Headset and Lavalier Set includes a uni-directional condenser headset microphone and a uni-directional condenser lavalier microphone with one bodypack transmitter and a half-rack size receiver with advanced DSP functions.


The DWZ-M70 and DWZ-B70HL packages both offer Sony’s advanced digital signal processing to automatically minimize audio  feedback from occurring in real time; 128-bit AES encryption for secure transmission and a transmitter recharging function supporting NiMH AA  battery use along with an optional contactless battery charger.


The DWZ Series is planned to be available starting this fall, with suggested list pricing to be announced.


At Summer NAMM 2012 in  Nashville, Sony is in the Shoreview Distribution Booth, #1618. Sony Electronics’ full line of professional audio technology -- portable  audio recorders, headphones and wireless and wired microphone  technology – is designed to meet an array of professional sound and  recording requirements. For more information, visit www.sony.com/proaudio.


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