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Wireless
Microphone Package
Operating Instructions
Before operating the unit, please read this manual thoroughly and
retain it for future reference.
UWP-C1/C2
UWP-S1/S2
UWP-X1/X2
2003 Sony Corporation
2-347-711-32(2)

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  • Page 1 Wireless Microphone Package Operating Instructions Before operating the unit, please read this manual thoroughly and retain it for future reference. UWP-C1/C2 UWP-S1/S2 UWP-X1/X2 2003 Sony Corporation 2-347-711-32(2)
  • Page 3: Table Of Contents

    Procedures ... 23 Attaching the supplied accessories to the body-pack transmitter (UTX-B1) ... 23 Attaching the supplied accessory to the hand-held microphone (UTX-H1) ... 24 Attaching the supplied accessories to the portable diversity tuner (URX-P1) ... 24 Installing the diversity tuner module (URX-M1) ...
  • Page 4: Configuration Of The Packages

    Configuration of the Packages Configuration of the Packages This operation manual is for the UWP-C1/C2/S1/S2/X1/X2 wireless microphone packages. The contents of each package are described below. UWP-C1 The UWP-C1 consists of a body-pack transmitter (UTX-B1) and a portable diversity tuner (URX-P1). When used in...
  • Page 5: Uwp-C2

    UWP-C2 The UWP-C2 consists of a hand-held microphone (UTX-H1) and a portable diversity tuner (URX-P1). When used in conjunction with a compact camcorder, the UWP-C2 makes a mobile system for ENG (Electronic News Gathering) or EFP (Electronic Field Production) purposes.
  • Page 6: Uwp-S1

    AV presentations. Body-pack transmitter (UTX-B1) (1) Supplied accessories • Unidirectional lavalier microphone (1) • AC adapter (1) (See page 47.) Half-rack size diversity tuner (URX-R1) (1) • Wind screen (1) • Belt clip (1) •...
  • Page 7: Uwp-S2

    UWP-S2 The UWP-S2 consists of a hand-held microphone (UTX-H1) and a half-rack size diversity tuner (URX-R1). The UWP-S2 is suitable for constructing a wireless system for AV presentations. Hand-held microphone (UTX-H1) (1) Supplied accessories • Microphone holder (1) • Operation manual (1)
  • Page 8: Uwp-X1

    Body-pack transmitter (UTX-B1) (1) Supplied accessories • Unidirectional lavalier microphone (1) • Belt clip (1) Diversity tuner module (URX-M1) (1) • Wind screen (1) • Holder clip (1)
  • Page 9: Uwp-X2

    UWP-X2 The UWP-X2 consists of a hand-held microphone (UTX-H1) and a diversity tuner module (URX-M1) . By installing the tuner module into a tuner base unit or a powered mixer, the system construction to meet the desired purpose of use and required system scale becomes possible.
  • Page 10: Features

    Features Features Each of the UWP-C1/C2/S1/S2/X1/ X2 wireless microphone packages (referred to as the UWP series hereafter) combines a transmitter (body-pack transmitter (UTX-B1) or hand-held microphone (UTX-H1)) and a receiver (portable diversity tuner (URX-P1), half-rack size diversity tuner (URX-R1), or diversity tuner module (URX-M1)).
  • Page 11 (1/4-inch jack and XLR type) on the rear panel. UWP-S2 Hand-held microphone (UTX-H1) This microphone is equipped with a built-in antenna and a unidirectional dynamic microphone unit. The RF power output can be set at 10 mW or at 2 mW.
  • Page 12: Precautions

    Precautions Precautions • The UWP series product must be used within a temperature range of 0°C to 40°C (32°F to 104°F). • Operating the UWP series product near electrical equipment (motors, transformers, or dimmers) may cause it to be affected by electromagnetic induction.
  • Page 13: Parts Identification

    Parts Identification Body-pack transmitter (UTX-B1) 1 Antenna 2 Audio input connector Connect the supplied lavalier microphone here. 3 Power indicator Lights up red when the transmitter is tuned on. 4 Display section BATT A AF (audio frequency) indication Appears whenever the input audio signal is stronger than the reference level.
  • Page 14: Hand-Held Microphone (Utx-H1)

    (UTX-H1) The rear side of the battery compartment 1 Power indicator Lights up red when the microphone is turned on. 2 POWER switch Turns the power of the microphone ON or OFF. 3 Battery compartment Accommodates two LR6 (size AA) alkaline batteries.
  • Page 15: Portable Diversity Tuner (Urx-P1)

    D BATT (battery) indication Shows the battery condition. For details, see “Power Supply” on page 20. E CH (channel) indication Shows the transmission channel. Each time you press the SET button, the channel indication changes as follows. For details, see “Settings” on page Transmission channel Transmission...
  • Page 16 Connect one end of the supplied XLR- BMP conversion cable or the stereo mini plug-BMP conversion cable here and the other end to the microphone input on a camcorder, mixer, or amplifier. If the microphone input connector on the device connected to...
  • Page 17: Half-Rack Size Diversity Tuner (Urx-R1)

    Half-rack size diversity tuner (URX-R1) Front panel Rear panel 1 POWER switch Turns the power of the tuner ON or OFF. 2 Antennas a/b The angle of the antennas can be adjusted manually. 3 MONITOR connector (phone jack) To monitor the tuner output, connect the headphones to this connector and adjust the monitor level with the MONITOR control.
  • Page 18: Diversity Tuner Module (Urx-M1)

    Parts Identification Reception channel group and number Reception frequency 7 RF (radio frequency) indicator Indicates the strength of the RF input signal. On in green: RF input is 25 dBµ* or more. Off: RF input is less than 25 dBµ*. 8 SET button Press to change display parameters.
  • Page 19 A RF (radio frequency) indications The number of dots indicates the RF input level. B AF (audio frequency) indication Appears whenever the output audio signal is stronger than the reference level. C GP (group)/CH (channel) indication Shows the reception channel group and channel number.
  • Page 20: Power Supply

    • Body-pack transmitter (UTX- B1), hand-held microphone (UTX-H1), and portable diversity tuner (URX-P1) These components can be powered by two LR6 (size AA) alkaline batteries for about six hours of continuous operation (at 25 ºC...
  • Page 21 1 to close the battery compartment. Note If you open the battery compartment during signal transmission, the noise may occur. Be sure to turn the microphone off before opening the battery compartment. Lights Lights Less than Less than...
  • Page 22 If the batteries do leak, clean all leakage from the battery compartment and the component. Leakage left in the compartment and the component may cause poor battery contact. If there seems to be poor battery contact, consult your Sony dealer.
  • Page 23: Attachment And Installation Procedures

    Attaching the wind screen to the microphone Insert the microphone into the hole at the bottom of the windscreen. Attaching the belt clip Insert one end of the belt clip into one...
  • Page 24: Attaching The Supplied Accessory To The Hand-Held Microphone (Utx-H1)

    Attaching the supplied accessory to the hand- held microphone (UTX-H1) Attaching the microphone holder Insert the bottom part of the microphone into the holder. Attaching the supplied accessories to the portable diversity tuner (URX-P1) Connecting the supplied conversion cable to the...
  • Page 25: Installing The Diversity Tuner Module (Urx-M1)

    After attaching the belt clip and the shoe mount adapter, insert the microphone stand adapter into the screw hole at the top of the shoe mount adapter, and then rotate the microphone stand adapter until it is securely attached. Be sure to hold the horizontal...
  • Page 26 Attachment and Installation Procedures • The buttons and display on the front panel of the diversity tuner module (URX-M1) may be damaged if they are gripped too strongly. Always hold the diversity tuner module by the side. • Do not put your fingers on the connectors on the rear panel of the diversity tuner module (URX-M1) or into the slot on the unit into which...
  • Page 27 Installing a diversity tuner module (URX-M1) into an SRP-X700P Powered Mixer The SRP-X700P Powered Mixer can accommodate up to 2 diversity tuner modules (URX-M1). Remove the tuner slot cover from the SRP-X700P and inspect the top and bottom sides of the diversity tuner module.
  • Page 28: Settings

    Setting the transmission channel The procedure below is the same for all UWP series transmitters (UTX-B1/H1). See “Wireless microphone system frequency list” on page 45 for details on the selectable channel groups and channels. Turn on the transmitter while pressing down the SET button.
  • Page 29: Setting The Reception Channel

    Setting the reception channel The procedure below is the same for all UWP series tuners (URX-P1/R1/M1). See “Wireless microphone system frequency list” on page 45 for details on the selectable channel groups and channels. Press down the SET button for more than one second.
  • Page 30: Detecting And Selecting The Available Channels

    Settings To selct the channel by frequency indication Press the SET button for more than one second. Keep pressing the SET button until the display seciton parameters start to flash. Press the SET button repeatedly until the frequency indication appears and starts flashing. Press the + or –...
  • Page 31: Setting The Attenuation Level Of The Audio Input

    All the tuner modules installed into the MB-806 are set to the available channels within the selected channel group. After the automatic detection and selection of available channels finish, you can change the group and channel on each tuner module manually.
  • Page 32: Resetting The Accumulated Battery Use Time Indication

    The accumulated battery use time is the total time (in hours and minutes) that the batteries have been used. It is recorded whenever the transmitter/ microphone/tuner is on. Reset the indication to “00:00” whenever you replace the batteries. For transmitters (UTX-B1/H1) Turn on the unit while pressing down the SET button.
  • Page 33: Setting The Monitor Level (Portable Diversity Tuner (Urx-P1) Only)

    Press the SET button repeatedly until the RF output level indication appears in the display section. Press the + button to select H (10 mW), or press the – button to select L (2 mW). Set the POWER switch to OFF to complete the setting, or press the SET button to set other items.
  • Page 34: Operation

    Operation Operation The procedure below is the same for all UWP series components (UTX-B1/H1 and URX-P1/R1/M1). Make all necessary connections on the tuner. For examples of UWP series component connections, see “System Configurations” on page Set the transmission channel on the transmitter, and then turn off the unit.
  • Page 35: System Configurations

    Gathering) or EFP (Electronic Field Production) with a digital camcorder Body-pack transmitter (UTX-B1) Hand-held microphone (UTX-H1) 1 XLR-BMP conversion cable (supplied) 2 Lavalier microphone (supplied) Portable diversity tuner (URX-P1) (with the shoe mount adapter attached) DSR-PDX10/PDX10P/PD150/PD150P DVCAM Digital Camcorder Portable diversity tuner...
  • Page 36 To DVD player, PC, or VTR, etc. Body-pack transmitter (UTX-B1) 1 XLR cable with the XLR-BMP conversion cable (supplied) 2 Lavalier microphone (supplied) 3 BNC cable 4 XLR cable or pin cable Portable diversity tuner (URX-P1) (with the shoe mount adapter attached)
  • Page 37 Sample configuration of a PA system Hand-held microphone (UTX-H1) Body-pack transmitter (UTX-B1) To DVD player, PC, or VTR, etc. 1 Lavalier microphone (supplied) 2 BNC cable 3 XLR cable 4 XLR cable or pin cable *1 WD-820A Antenna Divider *2 MB-806A Tuner Base Unit...
  • Page 38: Error Messages

    The PLL synthesized circuit is abnormal. Err 03 The battery voltage exceeds the allowable limit. Body-pack transmitter (UTX-B1)/hand-held microphone (UTX-H1)/portable diversity tuner (URX-P1) only. Remedy Contact your Sony dealer. Restart the unit. If the message appears again, contact your Sony dealer. Use the specified batteries.
  • Page 39: Troubleshooting

    Troubleshooting If you have any problem using the UWP system, use the following checklist. Should any problem persist, consult your Sony dealer. Symptom The unit does not turn on The batteries become drained quickly The channel cannot be changed. There is no sound.
  • Page 40 Troubleshooting Symptom There is distortion in the sound. There is sound interruption or noise. Meanings/Remedy The attenuation level of the transmitter is too low. b The input level of the tuner is extremely high. Press the – button on the transmitter in attenuation level setting mode to raise the attenuation level.
  • Page 41: Specifications

    Specifications Transmitters (UTX-B1/ Items common to all transmitters Oscillator type Crystal-controlled PLL synthesizer Carrier frequencies 794 to 806 MHz Operating frequency band 12 MHz RF output level 10 mW/2 mW selectable Pre-emphasis 50 µs Reference deviation ±5 kHz Frequency characteristics 50 Hz to 18 kHz Distortion 1.0% or less...
  • Page 42 Specifications Hand-held microphone (UTX-H1) Microphone unit Dynamic Directivity Unidirectional Antenna 1/4 (wave length) wire (internal) Dimensions 52 240 mm (2 inches) (dia/length) Mass Approx. 300 g (11 oz) including batteries Tuners (URX-P1/R1/M1) Items common to all tuners Type of reception...
  • Page 43 Display Channel, frequency, audio level, RF level, accumulated battery use time, monitor level Power requirements 3.0 V DC (two LR6/AA- size alkaline batteries) Battery life Approx. 6 hours Dimensions 30 mm (2 inches) (w/h/d) (excluding the antennas) Mass Approx. 180 g (6 oz) including batteries Half-rack size diversity tuner (URX-R1)
  • Page 44 Specifications Mass Approx. 1.3 kg (2 lb 14 oz) Diversity tuner module (URX- Squelch level 25 dBµ Display Channel, frequency Dimensions 121 mm (2 inches) (w/h/d) Mass Approx. 150 g (5 oz) Design and specifications are subject to change without notice.
  • Page 45: Appendix

    Instruction Manual of your unit. Guidance on the use of a multi-channel system When building up a multi-channel system, Sony recommends that one of the groups listed under “Groups for the tuner” is selected to avoid mutual interference from other Sony wireless microphones/transmitters.
  • Page 46 Appendix Groups for tuner Group 11 Grouping 11 channels. 68-05 794.625 68-14 795.750 68-25 797.125 68-41 799.125 68-47 799.875 69-12 801.500 69-16 802.000 69-30 803.750 69-37 804.625 69-40 805.000 69-42 805.250 Group A1 Grouping 8 channels. 68-06 794.750 68-20 796.500 68-24 797.000 68-40...
  • Page 47: Ac Adapter For Use With The Urx-R1

    AC adapter for use with the URX-R1 Please prepare an AC adapter which satisfies the following conditions for normal operation of the URX-R1 Half-rack Size Diversity Tuner. • Specifications AC input voltage: Differs according to the countries. DC output voltage: 9.0 V DC Rated load current: more than 300 mA DC •...
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