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ATR288W

VHF TwinMic™ System with battery-powered receiver and transmitter

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  • Overview
  • Features
  • Configurations
  • Specifications
  • Reviews
  • Q & A

  • Overview


    This multi-purpose wireless system provides versatile performance for camcorders, karaoke, DJs, houses of worship, schools, meetings and presentations. The ATR288W TwinMic™ VHF wireless system is supplied with two microphones, an omnidirectional condenser lavalier microphone and the ATR1200 unidirectional dynamic vocal/instrument microphone.
  • Features


    • Includes miniature lavalier condenser microphone for "hands-free" uses such as aerobics, dance, theater, lectures and "newscaster-style" videos

    • Includes ATR1200 dynamic microphone for handheld uses such as singing, talking, recording and videos

    • Compact, ultra-lightweight transmitter and receiver are each powered by a single 9V battery

    • Normal operating range 100'; up to 300' under optimum conditions

    • Two user-switchable frequencies for interference-free operation

    • Includes earphone for real-time monitoring capability

    • Durable, rubber-coated, flexible receiver antenna can be positioned for best reception

    • Includes belt-clip and quick, reliable camera mount adapter for easy positioning and use

  • Configurations

    ATR288W
    Includes an omnidirectional condenser lavalier microphone and the ATR1200 unidirectional dynamic vocal/instrument microphone
  • Specifications

    OVERALL SYSTEM SPECIFICATIONS
    Operating Frequency T24 (169.505 MHz & 170.305 MHz)
    Number of Channels 2
    Modulation Mode FM
    Frequency Response n/a
    RECEIVER SPECIFICATIONS
    Reception System FM Superheterodyne
    Reception Sensitivity 2 µV for 30 dB S/N
    DC Input 9V DC (center-positive)
    Battery 9V alkaline (not included)
    Current Consumption 50 mA
    Battery Life 8 hours nominal
    Dimensions 4.09" (104.0 mm) H x 2.44" (62.0 mm) W x 0.94" (24.0 mm) D
    Net Weight 3.5 oz (100 grams)
    Accessories Included Belt clip; camera shoe-mount adapter; monitor earphone; audio output cable; two sets hook-and-loop tape and self-adhesive foam; flexible antenna; mini-plug to 1/4" adapter.
    BODY-PACK TRANSMITTER SPECIFICATIONS
    ModulationFM
    Modulation Sensitivity6 mV for full deviation
    Battery9V alkaline (not included)
    Current Consumption50 mA
    Battery Life8 hours nominal
    Dimensions4.09" (104.0 mm) H x 2.44" (62.0 mm) W x 0.94" (24.0 mm) D
    Net Weight2.8 oz (80 g)
    Accessory IncludedBelt clip



    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.



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  • Reviews

    Great for the money.

    4

    Many videographers periodically need a microphone that is close to the subject to get good sound. The camera mic(s) just won't do. That's when this microphone system works perfectly. It's wireless and connects to a camcorders with a mini plug. This system has the flexibility of using a pin-on type microphone (great for a single subject) or a hand-held microphone (great for several people). Both are provided. This is not an all metal, rugged set-up like those for several hundred dollars. But it will be perfect for the hobby video maker. It works well and sounds very good. It's the best system I found for the money.

    New Berlin, WI, USA

    ATR288W VHF TwinMic™ System with battery-powered receiver and transmitter

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  • Q & A

    Any future FCC frequency problems with this system?

    Joseph

    Thank you for your inquiry. Not that we are aware of.

    Rick

    Can I use this ATR288W VHF TwinMic™ System with battery-powered receiver and transmitter for a live presentation? How do I connect the receiver to a speaker? Can I connect the receiver to a audio (sound) mixer/amplifier? What type of output connector comes the receiver with? Thank you.

    Jozef

    You may connect the 3.5mm dual mono output from the receiver to a MIC level input of a sound system. Please contact our Audio Solutions Department at (330) 686-2600 ext 5000 or at audio-solutions@atus.com for assistance with this.

    ATUS_Specialist3

    how do I change the frequency to avoid interference? I am using two of these and getting interference. One is on A and one is on B. I can't find my owners manual. Do you have it online?

    TeacherAuthor

    Thank you for your inquiry. These systems are built with only two frequencies to choose from. These frequencies cannot be changed. I am sending an owner's manual and spec sheet to the email attached to this inquiry. Be sure to check your junk mail folder just in case you don't get it. If you have any more questions or need further assistance with this please contact our Audio Solutions Department at (330) 686-2600 ext 5000 or at audio-solutions@atus.com and we will be more than happy to help you!

    ATUS_Specialist4

    Can I take it back as it was a gift I don't know what store it came from

    Annette

    Thank you for your inquiry. This must be returned/exchanged with the store from which it was purchased pending their return policy. If there is a problem with the product, you may send into our Service Department. You will find our ATUS Service Policy, complete repair return instructions and a downloadable form to be enclosed with the repair return at www.audio-technica.com/service. *Please read all of the information listed with the instructions. For additional questions, you may contact our Service Department at Service@atus.com. Please provide detailed information on the problem. We do not require a return authorization number for repair returns. We require dated proof of purchase with the repair return for all warranty claims. Please also provide a United States, United Parcel Service (UPS) deliverable address to return the product to once repaired. • If you purchased in Canada, see Service Center information here. If you purchased outside of the US, you may refer to Audio-Technica Global Support.

    ATUS_Specialist4

    Can I take it back as it was a gift I don't know what store it came from

    Annette

    Thank you for your inquiry. This must be returned/exchanged with the store from which it was purchased pending their return policy. If there is a problem with the product, you may send into our Service Department. You will find our ATUS Service Policy, complete repair return instructions and a downloadable form to be enclosed with the repair return at www.audio-technica.com/service. *Please read all of the information listed with the instructions. For additional questions, you may contact our Service Department at Service@atus.com. Please provide detailed information on the problem. We do not require a return authorization number for repair returns. We require dated proof of purchase with the repair return for all warranty claims. Please also provide a United States, United Parcel Service (UPS) deliverable address to return the product to once repaired. • If you purchased in Canada, see Service Center information here. If you purchased outside of the US, you may refer to Audio-Technica Global Support.

    ATUS_Specialist4

    can this be used with ATR3350 mic I already have ATR3350 and looking to make them wireless. can I use this ATR288W or I need to buy the Pro 88W. what is the different between ATR288W vs Pro 88W? same transmitter and receiver just different mic included?

    YYZUser

    Please contact our Audio Solutions Department at (330) 686-2600 ext 5000 or at audio-solutions@atus.com for assistance with this.

    AudioSolutionsSpec3

    AC for ATR288W Receiver The receiver unit of the ATR288W seems to have an AC port on it but I'm not seeing any power supplies for it. What exactly do I need?

    ddonicht

    The Philmore MW41-945A Regulated Power Supply should work. Use the 1.35 x 3.5 mm size plug.

    AudioSolutionsSpec1

    ATR288E mic Can both the lapel mic and the standard mic be used by different people at the same time? I perform weddings and would like to mic the bride as well as myself at the same time. Thanks in advance

    Tbonerick

    To have this particular type of question answered, please contact the Audio-Technica United States (ATUS) Audio Solutions team at: audio-solutions@atus.com Thanks!

    AudioSolutionsSpec2

    No, they cannot be used at the same time. To use two wireless microphones at the same time requires two complete wireless microphone systems. Two mics, two transmitters and two receivers. Each transmitter/receiver pair must be set to different frequencies. Besides being available for use in a given area, these frequencies must also be compatible with one another for simultaneous use. You will also need an additional microphone input on your recorder, amplifier or camera to accomodate the second system. If your device does not have additional microphone inputs, you can use a Microphone Mixer with mutiple microphone inputs between the wireless systems and the single microphone input on the device to get the audio from all the microphones to appear on your device.

    AudioSolutionsSpec1

    Can you use two tranmitters and receivers at the same time on different frequencies? Can you mic two people up with their own transmitter on separate frequencies to their own respective receiver which are then joined by a y cable to the camera? In other words the two receivers are hooked up to a single input on a camera with a mini stereo splitter (1m,2f cable).

    alexr

    Thank you for your inquiry. The best way to do this is with the Azden Cam3 mixer.

    AudioSolutionsManager

    Could you elaborate on the following in the specs for the ATR288W - "Two user-switchable frequencies for interference-free operation "? I'm assuming this means I can have two units operating in the same room/studio on different frequencies.

    dgs711

    The ATR288w has two selectable frequencies; an "A" frequency and a "B" frequency. If you're experiencing an issue with any one of those frequencies, you could set the switch to the other channel and thus change frequencies. It does not mean that you can operate two of these systems at a time, as that is not recommended. It simply means that there are two operating frequencies that you can select/toggle between should you experience any interference issues. Thanks!

    AudioSolutionsSpec2