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About Gordonmoore1

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    VP of Sales for Lectrosonics - hands on kind of guy

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  1. Gordonmoore1

    Announcing the SPDR two channel bag/field recorder

    Pretty easy - just go to the gain control menu and use the up down arrows to adjust. Pretty straightforward.
  2. Gordonmoore1

    SRC "mismatch" IR sync problem

    On Page 24 of the manual, "Finding Clear Frequencies with Smart Tune", there is a note about scanning B1 or Block 23. From the Setup menu select Smartune. Next select which receiver you wish to tune (UP or Down arrow to select 1 or 2 - then press Menu/Select). Then select which block you wish to scan using the up/down arrows - select either B1N or 23N for correct scanning (N for North America). These will then skip over the 608-614 frequencies reserved in North America for Astronomical frequencies. This will help you avoid getting a freq your US/Canada transmitter cannot use. The SRC can be used internationally since it is a receiver and not subject to the emissions rules by which transmitters are governed.
  3. Gordonmoore1

    Audio Limited A10-Rack

    Did the lab also release your first born son? Congratulations!
  4. Gordonmoore1

    Dual Tumbleweeds

    Copious quantities of paperwork are being generated - the testing is done (with one exception which leaves in the next few days) and into the hands of the FCC machine for the re-certifications. Should slide over smoothly on October 13. (One month to go!) Imagine being in the FCC and getting re-submittals for EVERY brand and model of us law abiding wireless microphone manufacturers...... Somewhere, there's a clerk with boxes of paperwork in his office......... silently considering a drastic career change.
  5. Gordonmoore1

    Dual Tumbleweeds

    Let's put it this way - we have 15 engineers who, if not gainfully employed by us, are scary smart enough to design a new giant laser that would threaten London, forcing MI6 to take Bond out of retirement, driving another Aston Martin (which would leak oil everywhere) and all the subsequent mess that would ensue. We consider it part of our social responsibility to keep them off the street. Well, 15 of them designing away means that occasionally, it is inevitable that a device of unknown portent will emerge form the darkened caverns of engineering. If it sees its beta shadow, it retreat back into the bowels - if it sees only sunlight, it moves into production and propagates. There is the sound of much scurrying and scratching from the depths of the portal......................... and an occasional tumbleweed.
  6. Gordonmoore1

    Lectro SMDb RF Power settings

    What does the model number say on the Blue label on the side? What's the complete number?
  7. Gordonmoore1

    Dual Tumbleweeds

    It's the tip of the tumbleberg................
  8. Gordonmoore1

    Lectro SMDb RF Power settings

    Your default in the units is probably now set to 50 so during restart it reverts back. Try resetting using the front panel controls instead of the app.
  9. Gordonmoore1

    New from Lectro.

    So would I! It shouldn't be an issue - Don't forget, we are a wireless company - RF is kind of our thing........ We designed this with bags in mind - we sure as heck aren't going to build something that interferes with our other products. Our beta testers reported no issues at all in that regard (and they used them in bags. Some also used the AES inputs in their bags). Fully tested by an independent lab (Siemic) from 30MHz to 1GHz under FCC CFR Part 15 subpart B, Canadian ICES-003 Class B, European Standards EN55032:2012+AC2013, EN55024:2010, and EU safety standard EN60065K, Gordon
  10. Gordonmoore1

    New from Lectro.

    Eric is noted for his fiscal analytics..........
  11. Gordonmoore1

    Dual Tumbleweeds

    ^^ for the win!
  12. The SPDR is Lectrosonics’ response to customer demand for a small, lightweight dual channel recorder for use on virtual reality sound captures or as a backup recorder for bag systems in the field. The SPDR allows capture of the full stereo audio of an extreme sport participant, in-car scenes, plant mics, or in situations where a wireless system isn’t practical. When used in conjunction with a small mixer and the SRC receiver, the SPDR makes for a lightweight interview setup that provides full redundancy - all fitting into a small fanny pack. For compatibility with a wider range of memory cards while retaining high reliability, the SPDR features a deep write buffer. The SPDR records to a Micro SDHC memory card in Broadcast Wave Format (.WAV with iXML metadata) and 24 bit depth, at sample rates of either 48 kHz or 96 kHz. The unit can accept inputs from analog line level and AES digital sources, or from lav microphones wired for standard Lectrosonics 5-pin “servo bias” inputs. The SPDR can be jammed with time code via an industry-standard 5-pin Lemo connector, and features a highly accurate, temperature compensated (TCXO) time base crystal. The clock is accurate to less than 1ppm. The SPDR (Spider) runs on either internal AA batteries (over 20 hours on lithiums) or from external power via a built in battery eliminator. The record button features a small dimple for tactile feedback when starting recordings without removing form the bag. A unique set of dweedle tones can permit remote control via the audio chain. We are shipping units now and have units available on the shelf. Several dealers have units in hand. The machined aluminum housing is in the same extrusion as the LMb and slightly longer (0.65") at 3.9" high. It can take the a wire or clip style belt clip. https://www.lectrosonics.com/US/SPDR-Stereo-Personal-Digital-Recorder/product.html You asked for it! You got it! Gordon
  13. Gordonmoore1

    600Mhz question

    Yes, starting in July of 2020, they will crack down on the 20mW maximum rule for the duplex gap (652-663MHz) and guards bands. Chances are the licensees will be the ones monitoring the duplex gap to protect their signal integrity since they are the ones who have the most to lose if there is unlawful interference. FCC doesn't have the funding for independent monitoring and will rely on the complaint process.
  14. Gordonmoore1

    New IFB system

    That's not entirely correct - the M2R receivers CAN receive an analog transmission from an IFBT4 - go to the compat set screen in the setup menu and Select IFB mode. You'll be good to go! That's not entirely correct - the M2R receivers CAN receive an analog transmission from an IFBT4 - go to the compat set screen in the setup menu and Select IFB mode. You'll be good to go! One other option I didn't see mentioned - reblocking your existing IFB's - easily done, less costly than replacing the system (unless you get a good price selling your existing units) and you end up with new units in old housings - the reblock involves all new boards. Check with our service department for pricing. You have until July of 202 before it NEEDS to be done.
  15. Gordonmoore1

    New wireless TX deviation rules October '18

    The new specs were not finally set by the FCC until July last year - the original specs (announced in 2015) were impossible to meet for a battery powered design. The four manufacturers (Lectro, Sennheiser, Shure and Audio Technica) who were actively engaged with the FCC appealed various aspects of those specs (including power, deviation, spurious emissions etc) and in December of 2015 and did not get a final answer until July of 2017. The wide band units started R&D well before then (in 2015). By the time the new regs were settled, the widebands were already at the labs. Remember, the wider deviation can still be used by YOU. Your existing 500MHz gear is unaffected. We, as manufacturers, are getting told to stop making old spec gear this year. We could NOT include the ETSI mask in the transmitter because the the new specs were not final until last July - then we had to (re)develop the units to meet that spec. The test labs had to learn the new spec and develop testing procedures. Additionally, the FCC won't allow a new spec transmitter to HAVE both deviations in it. It would have been VERY premature to make any announcements until we were confident of the new rules and had solutions lined up. Depends on the country - the US was rather unique in allowing the wider deviation - most countries are at 50Khz or less. It's messy. And every country has its own testing/certification process (read expen$ive) . We would love to see a common standard so one product would be OK world wide - I would also like to have a microwave refrigerator - the chances of either wish are about equal..... Addendum - I first mentioned this in a post on May 6 of 2016 - in the same thread Rado even posted the link to the FCC regulations (pre appeal version).