Instruction/ maintenance manual of the product UHF-16 Nady Systems
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UHF-16 UHF-16 UHF-16 UHF-16 UHF-16 OWNER’S MANUAL UHF-16 UHF-16 UHF-16 UHF-16 UHF-16 16 Channel PLL Frequency Synthesized UHF Wireless Micr ophone and Instrument System .
3 T ABLE OF CONTENTS INTRODUCTION Using this Manual ................................................ 4 SYSTEM FEA TURES UHF 16 Receiver ................................................. 5 UB-16 and UH-16 T ransmitters ..........................
I I I I INTRODUCTION Thank you for choosing the Nady UHF-16 wireless system, and congratulations on your choice. The Nady UHF-16 system is by far the best performance and price value available in professional UHF wireless. Offering clear channel operation on the wide open, uncluttered UHF band for interference-free performance in any application or locale, the UHF-16 delivers 16 user switchable, frequency synthesized channels in pre-programmed groups in the 726 - 865 MHz range.
5 SYSTEM FEA TURES UHF-16 Receiver • State-of-the-art PLL synthesized 16 channel selection, user switchable • Unsurpassed UHF performance with 120 dB dynamic range and operation up to 500 feet line-of-sight • Rugged half-rack UHF-16 receiver with dual removable antennas (for convenient optional remote placement), 16 user switchable UHF frequencies and DigiTRU Diversity™ proprietary digital processing circuitry for eliminating dropouts and maximizing range • Sophisticated IF filtering for multiple UHF-16 system operation in the same location simultaneously • User-selectable T one Squelch™ for protection from RF interference • Front panel back-lit LCD display indicates the channel/frequency selected, received RF and AF levels, A/B diversity status, and transmitter low-battery alert • Convenient UP/DOWN buttons for easy channel selection • Front panel ON/OFF button (with Power On LED indicator), Squelch (mute) adjust and V olume control for ease of operation • Back panel balanced XLR fixed mic level and adjustable unbalanced 1/4" jack audio outputs, and BNC jacks for dual antennas • Externally powered with 12 VDC (500 mA) AC adapter • Optional rack kits enable single or side-by-side rack mounting.
OPERA TING INSTRUCTIONS UHF-16 Receiver 6 1. Mounting the Receiver a. T able Mounting T o mount a receiver on a table or other horizontal surface, attach the four supplied rubber feet to the bottom corners of the receiver and place the receiver on the mounting surface.
OPERA TING INSTRUCTIONS UHF-16 Receiver 7 2. Installing Antennas Install antennas by connecting the two antennas included with your system, or optional remote antennas, to the two each BNC RF TWIST -ON CONNECTORS (5) located on the back of your UHF-16 receiver .
OPERA TING INSTRUCTIONS UHF-16 Receiver 8 4. Choosing an Operating Frequency Choose an operating frequency by selecting any of the 16 UHF operating frequencies available in the band provided, using the UP/DOWN BUTTONS (12). The CHANNEL SELECTED (1 1d) and OPERA TING FREQUENCY (1 1f) icons in the LCD DISPLA Y (1 1) indicate the channel and frequency you have selected.
OPERA TING INSTRUCTIONS UHF-16 Receiver 9 7. Connecting Audio Output The UHF-16 receiver provides both a fixed mic level BALANCED AUDIO OUTPUT XLR (4) and an adjustable 1/4 ” line level LINE OUTPUT JACK (3) . (Note: As when making any connection, make sure the amplifier or mixing board volume is at the minimum level before plugging in the receiver to avoid possible sound system damage.
OPERA TING INSTRUCTIONS UH-16 Handheld Microphone T ransmitter 10 1. Powering the T ransmitter Slide open the BA TTERY COMP ARTMENT COVER (14) and remove, exposing the BA TTERY COMP ARTMENT (15) . Insert 2 fresh AA ALKALINE BA TTERIES (16) , observing the correct polarity as marked, and slide the COVER back, closing the BA TTERY COMP ARTMENT .
OPERA TING INSTRUCTIONS UH-16 Handheld Microphone Transmitter 11 4. Locking the Keyboard T o avoid accidental reconfiguration of the Channel setting or T one Squelch ™ , the keyboard can be locked by holding both the UP and DOWN BUTTONS (20) at the same time for 3 seconds.
OPERA TING INSTRUCTIONS UB-16 Bodypack Transmitter 12 1. Powering the T ransmitter Slide open the BA TTERY COMP ARTMENT (21) and insert 2 fresh AA ALKALINE BA TTERIES (22) , observing the correct polarity . T wo fresh alkaline batteries can last up to 12 hours in use, but in order to ensure optimum performance, it is recommended that the battery be replaced after 8-10 hours of use.
OPERA TING INSTRUCTIONS UB-16 Bodypack Transmitter 13 5. Selecting the Operating Frequency In order for the system to operate properly , the same channel (frequency of operation) must be selected for the UB-16 transmitter as was chosen for the UHF-16 receiver .
OPERA TING INSTRUCTIONS UB-16 Bodypack Transmitter 14 b. Microphone Use (with either a lavalier or headworn microphone) Secure the connection from the LA V ALIER (33) or HEADWORN MIC (34) cord by turning the slip ring on the plug into the transmitter clockwise to thread it on to the jack.
15 CHANNEL DISPL A Y AND UP /DOWN BUTTON OPERA TION 1. UHF-16 Receiver Operation of Channel Display , Battery Status, Up and Down buttons, Keyboard Lock, and T one Squelch ™ a. Changing the Channel Assignment Press Up or Down button to change channels.
16 The UHF 16 system is available with a choice of three frequency bands, each with 16 user-selectable frequencies. Select the band and frequencies appropriate to the area/country in which the system is to be used. 1 726.10 MHz 793.40 MHz 846.20 MHz 2 726.
SPECIFICA TIONS 17 UHF 16 System Operating Frequency Range: 16 channels switchable in pre-programmed bands up to 26 MHz wide in the 726-865 MHz range (country dependent) Freq. Synthesized: PLL system with frequency stability <0.005% Frequency Response: 30 HZ-15 KHZ ± 3 dB Dynamic Range: 120 dB Harmonic Distortions: <0.
SERVICE FOR YOUR NADY WIRELESS SYSTEM 18 (U.S.) If you experience any operational problems with your system, please see the support page on the Nady website: www .nady .com for assistance. Should your Wireless System require service, you must contact the Nady Service Department at 510.
6701 Shellmound Street • Emeryville, California 94608 T el: 510.652.241 1 • Fax: 510.652.5075 • www .nady .com .
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