Nashville, TN (December 12, 2019)— The Country Music Association’s 2019 CMA Country Christmas Show had a variety of Audio-Technica mics on-hand for the broadcast event, which aired on the ABC television network earlier this month.
Christian pop crossover act For King & Country and gospel legend CeCe Winans both made use of Audio-Technica’s third-generation 5000 Series frequency-agile true-diversity UHF wireless systems with ATW-C5400 microphone capsules for vocals. The show also used wired A-T microphones, including several AT4050 large-diaphragm condenser microphones used on the choir.
Clean Wireless Audio owner Jason Glass, the wireless RF coordinator for the CMA, managed the wireless systems, and Tom Davis served as Audio Producer.
The 5000 Series dual receiver uses A-T’s dual-compander circuitry, which processes high and low frequencies separately and provides True Diversity operation. The receiver has been updated with a tuning bandwidth of 148 MHz: 470–608 MHz and 653–663 MHz (duplex gap), and users now have the option of selecting a standard receiver with two balanced XLR outputs (ATW-R5220) or a receiver that also includes a Dante output (ATW-R5220DAN). The full-rack receiver chassis holds two independent receivers and offers antenna power, frequency scan, IR sync functionality, a ground-lift switch, and a front-panel headphone jack.
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