Circular Polarity for Improved Reception
The IWxCPA antenna is not like your traditional paddle or rod antenna commonly used for wireless microphone reception and with pro-audio antenna distribution systems. The antenna incorporates Circular Polarization (CP) technology for both receiving and transmitting pro-audio wireless applications.
We guarantee* that this CP antenna will reduce RF wireless interference, reduce drop outs, help eliminate ‘swishing’ noise artifacts, improve RF signal to noise, and enhance reception of signals propagated through and around objects. It is particularly useful for reducing wireless microphone interference in a variety of venues.
Traditional paddle and rod antennas used for wireless microphones are either horizontally or vertically polarized (usually vertically, as a mic is usually vertically oriented). When a microphone transmitting antenna changes its orientation in reference to the receiving antenna – as wireless mic’s and belt pack transmitters always do – the phase relationship changes.
The new IWxCPA antenna uses advanced circular polarization technology which produces a ‘drop-out free’ transmitter and receiver combination that is never out of phase. This technology, along with the antenna’s directional attributes, helps to guarantee as reliable of an RF signal link as possible.
The antenna design is unique in many ways, the most obvious being its low-visibility flat panel design. Unlike paddle and helical antennas that point into the performance area and, therefore, expose their large sides to the audience, the theatre black IWxCPA panel faces the performance area leaving only a 1.3 inch edge visible to the audience.
- Frequency Range: 470MHz – 960MHz
- Gain:6.5 dBic
- Maximum VSWR: 1:4:1
- 3 dB Beamwidth – Azimuth: 65°
- Front to Back Ratio: 20 dB
- Polarization: Circular right-hand or circular left-hand
- >Maxium Input Power: 3 Watts
- Input Impedance: 50 Ohms
- Axial Ratio: 1 dB
- >Weight: 2.5 lbs.
- Mechanical Size: 10.2″ x 10.2″ x 1.32″
- Color: Theatre Black
- Antenna Connection: Coax Pigtail BNC(F)
- Radome: High Strength PVC
- Mount Style: Mic Stand Swivel/Threaded Stud
- Temperature Operational: -25°C to 70°C
- Lightning Protection: DCV Grounded
- Environmental Rating: IP 54 (Waterproof)