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Beachtek Camcorder Audio Adapters DXA-HDV Active XLR Adapter


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Manufacturer # DXA-HDV

Our Stock # BEDXAHDV

  • Two balanced XLR connectors for professional mics
  • One unbalanced mini-jack input for consumer mics

  • Outputs
  • Unbalanced stereo mini-plug jack for connection to the camcorder

  • Phantom Power
  • Switchable 48V phantom power for both channels

  • LEVEL Indicators
  • LED’s show proper signal level for each channel at a glance

  • Gain Switches
  • High / Low gain setting for each channel

  • Level Controls
  • Adjusts signal level output on each channel

  • MIC/LINE Switches
  • Allows connections of microphones or mixers for versatility

  • Low Noise Preamplifiers
  • Exceptionally low noise circuitry for superb audio
  • Wide-bandwidth for full rich sound

  • Power
  • Easily replaceable 9 volt battery
  • Low battery indicator

  • Case
  • Sturdy die-cast aluminum enclosure

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The BeachTek DXA-HDV is a two-channel, active XLR adapter with built-in preamplifiers for attaching external microphones and other audio gear to any HDV camcorder that has a built-in mic jack. It can also be used with any other audio recording device that has a mic jack.

The DXA-HDV uses exceptionally low noise, wide bandwidth preamplifiers for superb audio. This allows you to record high quality audio directly to the camcorder which will always be in sync with the video.

The DXA-HDV is very easy to set up and use. It allows you to connect a wide variety of audio devices including wireless systems, mixers, sound boards and professional condenser microphones that require 48 volt phantom power to operate.

The level controls allow you to adjust the output signals going to the camcorder while the signal indicators give you an easy way to ensure optimum recording levels.

The adapter mounts to the bottom of the camcorder and can also be mounted to any standard tripod.

    Maximum Input Levels
  • MIC Level: +7 dBu
  • LINE Level: +26 dBu

  • Output Level
  • Nominal MIC levels

  • Frequency Response
  • 20 Hz to 20 kHz (+/- 0.5 dB)

  • THD
  • Less than 0.01% @ 1kHz, -30 dBu input

  • S/N Ratio
  • 88 dB @ 1 Khz, -30 dBu input

  • Gain
  • LO gain: 0 dB
  • HI gain: 15 dB

  • Phantom Power
  • Dual regulated 12 or 48 volt power supplies
  • Current to 14 mA (direct short)

  • LEVEL Indicators
  • Green: -48 dBu to -36 dBu
  • Red: -35 dBu and over

  • Battery Type
  • 3 hours typical with alkaline battery (no phantom)
  • 8 hours typical with lithium battery (no phantom)

  • Dimensions
  • 5.5" x 2.5" x 1.5" (L x W x H)
  • (140 mm x 64 mm x 38 mm)

  • Weight
  • 10 oz (0.28 kg)