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3000 Series (Fourth Generation)

Frequency-agile True Diversity UHF Wireless Systems

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  • Features
  • Configurations
  • Specifications
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  • Overview


    The Audio-Technica fourth-generation 3000 Series wireless systems give you the power and flexibility to operate within the congested UHF spectrum. 3000 Series systems have an operating range of 300' (100 m) and are available in two frequency bands – DE2 (470–530 MHz) and EE1 (530–590 MHz) – that provide a class-leading 60 MHz tuning range, which is more than twice that offered by the previous 3000 Series models. Frequencies can be easily scanned and selected on the receiver and then synced with the transmitter via IR sync functionality. The 3000 Series even lets you set a backup frequency that can be quickly swapped by pressing the transmitter's multifunction button in the event of unexpected interference.

    Available system configurations feature an ATW-R3210 receiver along with an ATW-T3201 body-pack or ATW-T3202 handheld transmitter. The ATW-T3201 is equipped with Audio-Technica's new rugged cH-style screw-down 4-pin connector for secure connection to A-T's cH-style lavalier and headworn microphones, or cables. The ATW-T3202 comes with either an ATW-C510 dynamic or ATW-C710 condenser interchangeable cardioid capsule, and its industry-standard thread allows for the use of four additional A-T capsules, plus other compatible capsules. Both transmitters feature rugged, metal housings and are powered by two AA batteries. Charging terminals on each transmitter work with the ATW-CHG3 and ATW-CHG3N smart charging docks (sold separately) to recharge NiMH batteries.


    CONSUMER ALERT
    Most users do not need a license to operate this wireless microphone system. Nevertheless, operating this microphone system without a license is subject to certain restrictions: the system may not cause harmful interference; it must operate at a low power level (not in excess of 50 milliwatts); and it has no protection from interference received from any other device. Purchasers should also be aware that the FCC is currently evaluating use of wireless microphone systems, and these rules are subject to change. For more information, call the FCC at 1-888-CALL-FCC (TTY: 1-888-TELL-FCC) or visit the FCC's wireless microphone website at www.fcc.gov/cgb/wirelessmicrophones.
  • Features


    • Extremely wide 60 MHz UHF tuning bandwidth for maximum versatility in an increasingly congested RF environment; available in two frequency bands: DE2 (470–530 MHz) and EE1 (530–590 MHz)

    • Unique multifunction button on the handheld and body-pack transmitters can be used to switch to a backup frequency (on both transmitter and receiver) should interference be encountered

    • True Diversity operation reduces dropouts

    • Auto Squelch feature automatically adjusts squelch setting to maximize range while minimizing potential interference

    • Frequency scan and IR sync functionality for ease of setup

    • Dual-mode receiver display can switch between standard view or a performance view that highlights key metering

    • Transmitters and receivers include OLED screens for optimal readout of key settings and alerts

    • Handheld transmitter offers extremely low handling noise and includes an industry-standard thread mount for use with six interchangeable A-T microphone capsules, as well as other compatible capsules

    • New rugged cH-style connector on body-pack transmitter provides secure connection to lavalier mics, headworn mics, and cables with cH-style screw-down 4-pin connector

    • Body-pack transmitter features tactile mute toggle switch (defeatable) for physical confirmation of mute status when transmitter display is not visible

    • Charging terminals on transmitters work with optional ATW-CHG3 and ATW-CHG3N smart charging docks to recharge NiMH batteries

    • Antenna power available for powered antennas and other in-line RF devices

    • Ground-lift switch helps eliminate audible hum caused by ground loops

    • Balanced and unbalanced audio output jacks

  • Configurations

    Body-pack System
    ATW-3211
    ATW-R3210 receiver and ATW-T3201 body-pack transmitter with cH-style screw-down 4-pin connector.

    Select a microphone or cable with a cH-style screw-down 4-pin connector from the list below to complete the system.

    Available separately, the AT-cWcH Adapter Cable enables wireless microphones with a cW-style locking 4-pin connector to be used with body-pack transmitters that have a cH-style screw-down 4-pin connector.
    Lavalier Microphone System
    ATW-3211/831
    ATW-R3210 receiver and ATW-T3201 body-pack transmitter with AT831cH cardioid condenser lavalier microphone.
    Headworn Microphone System
    ATW-3211/892
    ATW-R3210 receiver and ATW-T3201 body-pack transmitter with BP892cH MicroSet¢ç omnidirectional condenser headworn microphone. Includes element covers, windscreens and clothing clip.
    Headworn Microphone System
    ATW-3211/892-TH
    ATW-R3210 receiver and ATW-T3201 body-pack transmitter with BP892cH-TH MicroSet¢ç (beige) omnidirectional condenser headworn microphone. Includes element covers, windscreens and clothing clip.
    Headworn Microphone System
    ATW-3211/893
    ATW-R3210 receiver and ATW-T3201 body-pack transmitter with BP893cH MicroEarset omnidirectional condenser headworn microphone. Includes element covers, windscreens and clothing clip.
    Headworn Microphone System
    ATW-3211/893-TH
    ATW-R3210 receiver and ATW-T3201 body-pack transmitter with BP893cH-TH MicroEarset (beige) omnidirectional condenser headworn microphone. Includes element covers, windscreens and clothing clip.
    Headworn Microphone System
    ATW-3211/894
    ATW-R3210 receiver and ATW-T3201 body-pack transmitter with BP894cH MicroSet¢ç cardioid condenser headworn microphone. Includes windscreens and clothing clip.
    Headworn Microphone System
    ATW-3211/894-TH
    ATW-R3210 receiver and ATW-T3201 body-pack transmitter with BP894cH-TH MicroSet¢ç (beige) cardioid condenser headworn microphone. Includes windscreens and clothing clip.
    Handheld Microphone System
    ATW-3212/C510
    ATW-R3210 receiver and ATW-T3202 handheld transmitter with ATW-C510 cardioid dynamic microphone capsule.
    Handheld Microphone System
    ATW-3212/C710
    ATW-R3210 receiver and ATW-T3202 handheld transmitter with ATW-C710 cardioid condenser microphone capsule.
    ATW-CHG3
    Two-bay smart charging dock for use with 3000 Series handheld and body-pack transmitters. Charges NiMH batteries inside transmitters. Automatically shuts off if alkaline or damaged batteries are detected in transmitters. Up to 5 docks can be linked and powered by a single power supply.
    ATW-CHG3N
    Networked two-bay smart charging dock for use with 3000 Series handheld and body-pack transmitters. Charges NiMH batteries inside transmitters. Automatically shuts off if alkaline or damaged batteries are detected in transmitters. Up to 5 docks can be linked and powered by a single power supply, and charging status of all transmitters can be monitored.
    Interchangeable Microphone Capsules
    ATW-C510 cardioid dynamic microphone capsule (ATM510 equivalent)
    ATW-C710 cardioid condenser microphone capsule (ATM710 equivalent)
    ATW-C4100 cardioid dynamic microphone capsule (AE4100 equivalent)
    ATW-C6100 hypercardioid dynamic microphone capsule (AE6100 equivalent)
    ATW-C3300 cardioid condenser microphone capsule (AE3300 equivalent)
    ATW-C5400 cardioid condenser microphone capsule (AE5400 equivalent)
    AT898cH
    AT898c subminiature cardioid condenser lavalier microphone terminated for use with cH-style screw-down 4-pin connector for use with cH-style body-pack transmitter. Includes accessory kit.
    AT899cH and AT899cH-TH
    AT899cH: AT899c subminiature omnidirectional condenser lavalier microphone terminated for use with cH-style screw-down 4-pin connector for use with cH-style body-pack transmitter. Includes AT899AK accessory kit.
    AT899cH-TH: "Theater" model, same as AT899cH, except beige color mic and cable. Includes AT899AK-TH accessory kit.
    BP892cH and BP892cH-TH
    BP892cH: BP892c MicroSet omnidirectional condenser headworn microphone terminated for use with cH-style screw-down 4-pin connector for use with cH-style body-pack transmitter. Includes dual-ear mic mount, two element covers, two windscreens, moisture guard, cable clip and carrying case.
    BP892cH-TH: "Theater" model, same as BP892cH, except beige color mic, earset and cable.
    BP893cH and BP893cH-TH
    BP893cH: BP893c MicroEarSet omnidirectional condenser headworn microphone terminated for use with cH-style screw-down 4-pin connector for use with cH-style body-pack transmitter. Secure over-the ear placement. 1-inch boom. Includes two element covers, two windscreens, moisture guard, cable clip and carrying case.
    BP893cH-TH: "Theater" model, same as BP893cH, except beige color mic, earset and cable.
    BP894cH and BP894cH-TH
    BP894cH: BP894c MicroSet cardioid condenser headworn microphone terminated for use with cH-style screw-down 4-pin connector for use with cH-style body-pack transmitter. Includes dual-ear mic mount, two windscreens, moisture guard, cable clip and carrying case.
    BP894cH-TH: "Theater" model, same as BP894cH, except beige color mic, earset and cable.
  • Specifications

    OVERALL SYSTEM SPECIFICATIONS
    Operating Frequencies Band DE2: 470.125 to 529.975 MHz (2395 frequencies)
    Band EE1: 530.000 to 589.975 MHz (2400 frequencies)
    Band EF1: 590.000 to 649.975 MHz (2400 frequencies)
    Band FG1: 650.000 to 699.875 MHz (1996 frequencies)
    Please note that some frequency bands might not be available in your territory or could come with a limited tuning bandwidth / transmitting power due to local regulations.
    Minimum Frequency Step 25 kHz
    Modulation Mode FM
    Maximum Deviation ATW-T3201: ±38 kHz (THD:10%)
    ATW-T3202: ±36 kHz (THD:10%)
    Dynamic Range ATW-T3201 Mic input: > 115 dB (A-weighted), typical
    ATW-T3201 Inst input: > 112dB (A-weighted), typical
    ATW-T3202: > 115 dB (A-weighted), typical
    Total Harmonic Distortion <1.0% (at 1 kHz, ±17.5 kHz deviation)
    Operating Range 100 m (328')
    Open range environment with no interfering signals.
    Operating Temperature Range -5° C to +45° C (23° F to 113° F)
    Frequency Response ATW-T3201: 31 Hz to 15,500 Hz
    ATW-T3202: 25 Hz to 16,700 Hz
    Frequency response depends on attached microphone element
    Maximum Simultaneous Use (Recommended) 40 Channels per band*
    For assistance with multi-band operation or other frequency coordination issues, please contact your regional Audio-Technica customer service representitive. *Region and band dependent
    RECEIVER SPECIFICATIONS
    Receiving System True Diversity
    Image Rejection 60 dB nominal
    RF Sensitivity 20 dBuV at 60 dBA S/N ratio (50 ohms termination)
    Antenna Power 12 V DC, 160 mA (combined)
    Maximum Output Level XLR, balanced: +14 dBV
    6.3 mm (1/4"), unbalanced: +8 dBV
    Antenna Input BNC-type, 50 ohms
    Power Supply 100-240V AC (50/60 Hz) to 12V DC 1A (center positive) switched mode external power supply
    Dimensions 210.0 mm x 191.0 mm x 43.4 mm (W x D x H)
    8.27" x 7.52" x 1.71" (W x D x H)
    Net Weight 1100 g (38.8 oz), without accessories
    Accessories Included Two flexible UHF antennas; AC adapter (country dependent); rack-mount Adapters
    BODY-PACK TRANSMITTER SPECIFICATIONS
    RF Power OutputHigh: 30 mW, Low: 10 mW (switchable), at 50 ohms
    Spurious EmissionsFollowing Federal and National Regulations
    Input ConnectionscH-style screw-down 4-pin connector
    Pin 1: GND
    Pin 2: INST INPUT
    Pin 3: MIC INPUT
    Pin 4: DC BIAS +5V
    High-pass (low-freq. roll-off)125Hz, 12dB/octave
    BatteriesTwo 1.5V AA, not included
    Battery LifeHigh: 8.0 hours (alkaline), Low: 9.0 hours (alkaline)
    High: 9.0 hours (Ni-MH 1900mAh), Low: 9.5 hours (Ni-MH 1900mAh)
    Depending on battery type, usage, and environmental conditions.
    Dimensions64 mm x 82 mm x 23 mm (W x D x H)
    2.52" x 3.22" x 0.91" (W x D x H)
    Net Weight102 g (3.6 oz), without batteries
    HANDHELD TRANSMITTER SPECIFICATIONS
    RF Power Output High: 30 mW, Low: 10 mW (switchable), at 50 ohms
    Spurious Emissions Following Federal and National Regulations
    Microphone Capsule Interchangable industry standard thread
    Batteries Two 1.5V AA, not included
    Battery Life High: 8.0 hours (alkaline), Low: 9.0 hours (alkaline)
    High: 9.0 hours (Ni-MH 1900mAh), Low: 9.5 hours (Ni-MH 1900mAh)
    Depending on battery type, usage, and environmental conditions.
    Dimensions ATW-T3202 (without capsule): 193 mm (7.60") long, 37 mm (1.46") maximum diameter
    ATW-T3202/C510: 265 mm (10.43") long, 54 mm (2.13") maximum diameter
    ATW-T3202/C710: 271 mm (10.67") long, 50 mm (1.97") maximum diameter
    Net Weight ATW-T3202 (without capsule): 200 g (7.1 oz), without batteries
    ATW-T3202/C510: 330 g (11.6 oz), without batteries
    ATW-T3202/C710: 314 g (11.1 oz), without batteries



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  • Downloads

    3000 Series (Fourth Generation) Submittal Sheet (pdf 162.65 KB)
    3000 Series (Fourth Generation) Manual (pdf 4.04 M)
    3000 Series (Fourth Generation) Quick Start Guide (pdf 2.20 M)
    3000 Series (ATW-R3210DE2) FCC DOC (pdf 1.17 M)
    3000 Series (ATW-R3210EE1) FCC DOC (pdf 1.17 M)
    3000 Series (fourth generation) Frequency Scan Plan (pdf 49.34 KB)
    Wireless Mics & Cables
    Wireless System Accessories
    Using Wireless
  • Reviews

  • Q & A

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    • Q:

      Will the old transmitters be compatible with the new receivers and vice versa?
      Asked on 5/18/2018 by Kyle from Fair Lawn, NJ

      1 answer

      • Staff Reviewer

        A:

        Thank you for your inquiry. Where the frequencies line up they will pass audio, but information such as the battery gauge and audio levels will not be available.

        Answered on 5/22/2018 by AudioSolutionsManager from Audio-Technica U.S., Inc.
    • Q:

      We presently have three 2000 series systems in use in our fellowship hall that are in the 600 MHz band. We have a dozen 3000 series units in our sanctuary that are 500 MHz band. Is their compatibility between third and fourth generation? This would effectively give us some spares in an emergency. In other words will a fourth generation hand held work with a third gen receiver or a third gen handheld with a fourth gen receiver?
      Asked on 5/14/2018 by Paul from North Canton, OH

      1 answer

      • Staff Reviewer

        A:

        Thank you for your inquiry. The microphones in the EE1 band do have many frequencies in common with the C band. The microphones will pass audio although battery data and AF level is not passed.

        Answered on 5/22/2018 by AudioSolutionsManager from Audio-Technica U.S., Inc.
    • Q:

      What is the operating frequency of this fourth generation?
      Asked on 4/6/2018 by gordonr from Lancaster, Ohio

      1 answer

      • Staff Reviewer

        A:

        There are two new frequency ranges which are wide band.

        DE2 (470–530 MHz)
        EE1 (530–590 MHz)

        Answered on 4/12/2018 by ATUS_Specialist3
    • Q:

      Do they come with the single/ dual rack mount kit?
      Asked on 3/29/2018 by Mike from Mount Joy, PA

      1 answer

      • Staff Reviewer

        A:

        The systems will include the rack ears and the AT8631 Joining Plate will be available to mount two receivers alongside each other in a single rack space.

        Answered on 4/5/2018 by ATUS_Specialist3
    • Q:

      Will it be possible to lockout the mute switch and multi-function button? My systems are used in theatre where inadvertent button presses on the packs are a major problem.
      Asked on 3/15/2018 by vttech from Beloit, Ohio

      1 answer

      • Staff Reviewer

        A:

        Thank you for your inquiry. Yes you can disable the mute function.

        Answered on 4/27/2018 by AudioSolutionsManager from Audio-Technica U.S., Inc.
    • Q:

      Any idea of a timeframe of FCC approval and availability?
      Asked on 2/27/2018 by elcornell from TN

      1 answer

      • Staff Reviewer

        A:

        Thank you for your inquiry. They are slated to be available in this summer.

        Answered on 3/7/2018 by AudioSolutionsManager from Audio-Technica U.S., Inc.
    • Q:

      how many channel or microphones can be used at the same time in one frequency band? I intend to use it in a big event that requires 15 microphones.
      Asked on 2/27/2018 by Joey from undisclosed

      1 answer

      • Staff Reviewer

        A:

        Thank you for your inquiry. That will depend upon the amount of broadcast TV stations in the area operating in the same frequencies. If you are clear of TV, you can achieve that many.

        Answered on 3/7/2018 by AudioSolutionsManager from Audio-Technica U.S., Inc.
    • Q:

      Will you be able to buy the ATW-3201 and ATW-3202 transmitters separately?
      Asked on 2/26/2018 by Chris from Maryland

      1 answer

      • Staff Reviewer

        A:

        Thank you for your inquiry. At some point you should be able to do this.

        Answered on 3/7/2018 by AudioSolutionsManager from Audio-Technica U.S., Inc.
    • Q:

      Will you be making an adapter cable to be able to use the new beltpacks with existing inventory of lapel/head mics?
      Asked on 2/21/2018 by George from OH

      2 answers

      • CUSTOMER CARE

        A:

        Possibly. Stay tuned.

        Answered on 2/22/2018 by sshaw from Stow, OH
      • Staff Reviewer

        A:

        Thank you for your inquiry. Or product team is looking into this possibility.

        Answered on 2/22/2018 by AudioSolutionsManager from Audio-Technica U.S., Inc.
    • Q:

      Will there be an adapter or some way to use microphones with a 4 pin hirose connector? We have 14 Series 3000 systems in D Band we have to replace. I would like to use the existing microphones to avoid the additional expense of buying new microphones.
      Asked on 2/3/2018 by Jim from Loveland, OH

      1 answer

      • Staff Reviewer

        A:

        Thank you for your inquiry. That is being considered by our product management team.

        Answered on 2/20/2018 by AudioSolutionsManager from Audio-Technica U.S., Inc.
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