The Saramonic Blink 500 RXUC is an incredibly compact, lightweight, and professional sounding wireless dual-receiver that was made for devices with USB-C ports. It's compatible with a wide range of products, from Android smartphones and tablets to modern Apple Mac computers and Windows PCs, to Chromebooks and even 2018 iPad Pro tablets. It's so lightweight and unobtrusive that it can easily be used in handheld gimbals and can handle up to two separate Blink 500 TX wireless transmitters (sold separately). The RXUC makes using multiple wireless microphones as easy as possible. It connects directly to USB-C ports, so no batteries or charging is required. The RXUC provides broadcast-quality sound in an incredibly compact and lightweight package.
So advanced, it's effortless.
Some wireless microphone receivers are complicated to operate, but the Blink 500 RXUC is so technically advanced that it couldn't be easier to use. There are no controls to adjust, but the device does a lot behind the scenes to ensure excellent performance. It operates on the interference-free 2.4GHz spectrum, and automatically hops channels to avoid static noise and audio dropouts. Pairing with transmitters is simple, and all of the complicated aspects of using wireless microphones happen seamlessly in the background, letting you concentrate on storytelling and getting a great shot.
Handheld gimbal, meet wireless sound.
Handheld gimbals have the amazing ability to deliver cinematically smooth video footage that makes it feel like the camera is floating, but one area where they suffer is audio. It's simply too difficult to attach external microphones or wireless receivers without throwing off the balance of the device. The RXUC changes this story. It's small and lightweight enough to remain mounted to your mobile device and won't interfere with the motors or arm of your gimbal. You can finally capture perfect sound with your mobile gimbal footage when used with Blink 500 TX transmitters (sold separately).
Blink 500: a diverse ecosystem.
There's a large family of innovative Blink 500 wireless microphone products and they're are all ultra-compact, lightweight, and fully compatible with the Blink 500 RXUC. The Blink 500 TX is a tiny wireless transmitter with a high-quality built-in microphone, an external mic input (it comes with an external lavalier mic), a built-in Lithium battery, a USB-C charging port, gain buttons and multicolored LEDs. The Blink 500 RX is a dual-receiver that was designed to be mounted to the shoe of a camera and can handle up to two 500 TX transmitters at the same time. The Blink 500 RXDi is very similar to the RXUC except it has a Lightning connector for the Apple iPhones and iPad. It works perfectly with handheld gimbals, too. All of the receivers can handle up to two Blink 500 TX transmitters at the same time.
An ideal wireless system.
Even if you shoot video with a mobile phone or tablet, wireless microphones are still completely essential tools for video production, and the fact that the Blink 500 is one of the smallest and most lightweight systems you can get yet it still delivers professional quality sound makes it ideal for filmmakers, journalists, vloggers, YouTube creators, corporate video producers, or any content creator that needs an incredibly easy-to-use wireless system that won't slow them down. If you shoot video with an Android smartphone and a handheld gimbal, the Blink 500 RXUC is the best solution available for perfect sound from up to two wireless transmitters (sold separately). The RXUC is small enough to tuck away in a small pocket, so you can effortlessly bring it with you everywhere you go. Plus, the Blink 500 series is an evolving system of products that will soon be expanding, giving users even more options and versatility.
- Frequency: 2.4GHz
- Oscillator type: Gaussian Frequency-Shift Keying (GFSK)
- RF Frequency Band: 2400 to 2483.5 MHz
- Signal to Noise Ratio: ≥70dB
- Voice Delay: ≤6ms
- Distortion: ≤0.1%
- Digital Resolution: 24-bit / 48kHz
- Frequency Response: 20Hz to 16kHz
- Max Operating Range: 98.4’ (30m) with Obstacles, 164’ (50m) in Open Area
- Antenna: Built-in 1/4λ Wire Antenna
- Connector: USB-C Male
- Button: Pairing Pinhole Button
- Indicator: 1 LED, Blue. Flashing Quickly: Paring, Flashing: Not Paired with Any TX, Solid Blue: Paired with TX
- Operating temperature: 0℃ to 50℃
- Storage temperature: -20℃ to +50℃
- Dimensions: 3 x 0.65 x 0.43” (76 x 16.5 x 11mm)
- Weight: 0.35 oz (10g)