The B-D2020 is a compact, lightweight network presenter beltpack unit designed to fulfill all audio requirements for situations such as pitchside reporting or presenting.
The unit generates a programme sound microphone output with noiseless diversion of that output to two discreet talkback outputs plus a combined feed.
There are two volume controls, each volume control may be fed with stereo or mono audio. Various talkback key functions, microphone gain, limiter, phantom power and sidetone are all conveniently adjusted using the OLED display. The display also shows on-air or talk status and meters the microphone audio for confidence.
The unit may be operated using Power over Ethernet (so just one cable) or via a 12 volt DC adaptor.
Microphone levels may be adjusted in 1dB steps from 0 to +66dB with switchable 48 volt phantom power. The B-D2020 will also operate in Dante AES67 mode.
Power – The B-D2020 is ideally operated PoE but if a suitable PoE router is not available it may be connected using a network cable and a separate 12 volt DC supply.
Network Connections – The green LED on the rear will flicker on successful network connection. A standard RJ45 cable or a locking Ethercon may be used.
Audio Connections – The microphone input is a 3 pin XLR and the headphone/earpiece jack is a standard 6.35 mm stereo jack. All other ‘audio’ connections are over the network.