Sennheiser HD500 Instructions For Use Manual

31 pages manual for Sennheiser SKM 500 G2 Accessory, Musical Instrument

Sennheiser SKM 500 G2 Accessory, Musical Instrument Manual

Manufacturer: Sennheiser

Category of Device: Accessory, Musical Instrument

Document: Sennheiser SKM 500 G2 User Manual Manual, File Type: PDF

Count of Pages: 31

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Sennheiser SKM 500 G2 Manual Page 1 Page 1 EK 500 /  SKM 500 Instructions for use ...

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Sennheiser SKM 500 G2 Manual Page 2 Page 2 2 Thank you for choosing Sennheiser! We  have  designed  this  product  to  give  you  reliableoperation over many years. Over half a century ofaccumulated expertise in  the design and  manufacture ofhigh-quality electro-acoustic equipment have madeSennheiser a world-leading company in this field. Please take a few moments to read...

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Sennheiser SKM 500 G2 Manual Page 3 Page 3 3 Contents The   SKM 500 G2 radiomicrophone family ............................  4 The channel bank  system ..................................................  4 Safety instructions ....................................................................  5 Delivery includes  ....................................................................... 5 Areas of application ..................................................................  6 The ope...

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Sennheiser SKM 500 G2 Manual Page 4 Page 4 4 The   SKM 500 G2  radiomicrophone family The SKM 500 G2 radiomicrophone family is part of the   evo- lution wireless series ew 500 G2.   With this series, Sen- nheiser offers high-quality state-of-the-art RF transmis-sion systems with a high level of operational reliability andease of use. Transmitters and receivers permit wirelesstransmission with st...

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Sennheiser SKM 500 G2 Manual Page 5 Page 5 5 selection out of 1440 transmission frequencies that arefreely selectable within the preset frequency range. Safety instructions Never open an electronic unit! If units are opened bycustomers in breach of this instruction, the warrantybecomes null and void. Use the unit in dry  rooms  only. Use a damp cloth  for cleaning the unit.  Do not use...

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Sennheiser SKM 500 G2 Manual Page 6 Page 6 6 Areas of application The SKM 500 G2 radiomicrophone family can be combinedwith receivers  of the ew 500 G2 series (EM 500 G2 rack-mount receiver or EK 500 G2 bodypack receiver). Thereceivers are available in the same  five UHF frequencyranges  and are  equipped with  the same channel banksystem with factory-preset frequencies. An advantage&#...

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Sennheiser SKM 500 G2 Manual Page 7 Page 7 7 The operating controls  Sound inlet  basket  Color-coded identification ring for microphone heads green: MD 835  microphone headblue:  MD 845 microphone headred:  ME 865 microphone head  Body of radiomicrophone  Battery compartment (not visible from outside)  Display section  LC display  Turnable protective cap for operating  controls (shown removed)  The following ope...

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Sennheiser SKM 500 G2 Manual Page 8 Page 8 8 Indications and displays LC display panel  Alphanumeric display  “B.CH“ – appears when the channel bank and the channel  number are displayed  “MHz“ – appears when  the frequency is displayed  4-step battery status display   Lock mode icon(lock  mode is activated)  “PILOT” display (pilot tone transmission is activated)  “MUTE” display(audio input is ...

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Sennheiser SKM 500 G2 Manual Page 9 Page 9 9 “MUTE” display The “MUTE” display   appears on the display panel when the radiomicrophone is muted (see “Muting theradiomicrophone” on page 14). Modulation display The level display for audio signal “AF”    shows the modulation of the radiomicrophone. When the audio input lev el is excessively high, the leveldisplay for audio signal “AF”    sh...

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Sennheiser SKM 500 G2 Manual Page 10 Page 10 10 Preparing the radiomicrophone for use Inserting/replacing the batteries For powering the radiomicrophone, you can either use two1.5 V AA size batteries or the rechargeable  SennheiserBA 2015 accupack.  Unscrew the display section    from the radiomicrophone’s body    by turning it counter- clockwise.  Slide back the display section    as far as it will go.  Ope...

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Sennheiser SKM 500 G2 Manual Page 11 Page 11 11  Push the battery compartment into theradiomicrophone’s body.  Screw the display section tight. Note: For accupack operation of the radiomicrophone, only usethe BA 2015 accupack in order to ensure optimumoperational reliability. For charging the accupack, onlyuse the L 2015 charger. Both the accupack and thecharger are available as accessories.The accupack is ...

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Sennheiser SKM 500 G2 Manual Page 12 Page 12 12  Gently ease the capsule out of the contacts and then pullit out of the housing as shown.  Do  not touch  thecontacts and the diaphragm!  Insert  the new capsule.  Secure the capsule by tightening the screw. Note: The screw mechanically secures the microphone capsule.If the screw is missing, malfunctions may occur duringtough use.  Put on&#...

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Sennheiser SKM 500 G2 Manual Page 13 Page 13 13 Using the radiomicrophone Switching the radiomicrophone on/off The radiomicrophone can only be switched off when thestandard display is shown on the display panel. When in theoperating menu, briefly pressing the  ON / OFF   button will cancel your entry (ESC function) and return you to thestandard display with the last stored settings. Note: Re...

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Sennheiser SKM 500 G2 Manual Page 14 Page 14 14 Muting the radiomicrophone The radiomicrophone has a  MUTE  switch that noiselessly mutes the audio signal without switching theradiomicrophone off.  Turn the protective cap    at the bottom of the radiomicrophone so  that the  MUTE  switch    becomes accessible. .  Set the  MUTE  switch to  the position ’MUTE’. The “MUTE” display appears on the radiom...

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Sennheiser SKM 500 G2 Manual Page 15 Page 15 15 The operating menu A  special feature  of the  Sennheiser ew 500 G2 series is thesimilar, intuitive operation of transmitters and receivers. Asa result, adjustments to the settings can be made quicklyand “without looking” – even in stressful situations, forexample on stage or during  a live show or presentation.  The buttons Ove...

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Sennheiser SKM 500 G2 Manual Page 16 Page 16 16 Working with the operating menu By way of example of the “ TUNE ” menu, this section describes how to use the operating menu.  After switching the radiomicrophone on, the standarddisplay is shown on the display panel. Getting into the operating menu  Press the  SET  button to get from the standard display into the operating menu. The last selected m...

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Sennheiser SKM 500 G2 Manual Page 17 Page 17 17 Storing a  setting  Press the  SET  button to store the setting. “STORED” appears on the display, indicating that the setting hasbeen stored. The display then returns to the top menulevel.  With most menus, new settings become effectiveimmediately without having to be stored. An exceptionare the  “ BANK ”, “ CHAN ”, “ TUNE ” and ...

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Sennheiser SKM 500 G2 Manual Page 18 Page 18 18 Operating menu of the radiomicrophone BANK Changing the channel  bank BANK   1 BANK   U SET Current channel bank     /   :  1...8, U (User              Bank) SET :  Stores the setting STORED STORED CHAN 1. 03 B.CH SET Current channel  (display depends on "DISPLY" setting) Changing the channel     /   :  Channel  01...20 SET :  Stores the setting SENSIT Setting the sensitivity - 10  dB - 30  dB   SET Current s...

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Sennheiser SKM 500 G2 Manual Page 19 Page 19 19 DISPLY PILOT Activating/deactivating the pilot tone transmission SET Pilot tone transmission activated or deactivated     /   :  ON, OFF SET :  Stores the setting   PLT.   ON ON PLT.   OFF OFF LOCK Activating the lock mode SET SET Lock mode activated or deactivated LOC. OFF OFF LOC. ON ON EXIT Exiting the operating menu STORED STORED BANK RESET Loading the factory-preset default settings SET Security check RST.  NO NO RST.  OK OK NAME SET Current transmitter name Assigning the t...

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Sennheiser SKM 500 G2 Manual Page 20 Page 20 20 Adjustment tips for the operating menu Switching between channel banks – BANK Via the “ BANK ” menu, you can switch between the radiomicrophone’s nine channel banks. Each of the channelbanks “1” to  “8” has up to 20 switchable  channels that  arefactory-preset  to a transmission frequency (see  “Thechannel bank system” on pa...

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Sennheiser SKM 500 G2 Manual Page 21 Page 21 21 In this case, “U.01” briefly appears on the display.  Use the   /   buttons to select the desired transmission frequency. Transmission frequencies are tunable in25-kHz steps within a switching bandwidth of 36 MHzmax. For intermodulation-free frequencies, please referto  the enclosed frequency table. Adjusting the sensitivity – SENSIT Via the “ SENSIT ” menu,...

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Sennheiser SKM 500 G2 Manual Page 22 Page 22 22 Selecting the standard display –  DISLPY Via the “ DISPLY ” menu, you can   select the standard display: Entering a name – NAME Via the “ NAME ” menu, you can enter a freely selectable name  for the radiomicrophone.  You can, for example, enterthe name of the performer for whom the adjustments  havebeen made. The name can be displayed on ...

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Sennheiser SKM 500 G2 Manual Page 23 Page 23 23 Activating/deactivating the pilot tone transmission –  PILOT Via the “ PILO T ”  menu, you can  activate or deactivate the pilot tone transmisssion. The  pilot tone  supports the receiver’s squelch function(Squelch) and protects against interference due to RFsignals from other units. The transmitter adds an inaudiblesignal, k nown as the pilot to...

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Sennheiser SKM 500 G2 Manual Page 24 Page 24 24 Troubleshooting Error checklist If problems occur that are not listed in the above table or ifthe problems cannot be solv ed with the proposed solutions,please contact your local Sennheiser agent for assistance. Problem Possible cause Possible solution No operation indication Batteries are flat or accupack is flat Replace the batteries or recharge the accupack No&...

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Sennheiser SKM 500 G2 Manual Page 25 Page 25 25 Recommendations and tips ... for the SKM 500 G2 radiomicrophone y Hold the SKM 500 G2 in the middle of the microphone body. Holding it close to the sound inlet basket willinfluence the microphone’s pick-up pattern, holding it atthe lower part of the body will reduce the transmitter’srange. y You can vary the bass  reproduction ...

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Sennheiser SKM 500 G2 Manual Page 26 Page 26 26 Care and maintenance Use a slightly  damp cloth  to clean  the radiomicrophonefrom time to  time. Note: Do not use any cleansing agents or solvents.  To  clean the radiomicrophone’s sound inlet basket, proceedas follows:  Unscrew the sound inlet basket (turn counterclockwise)and remove it.  Remove the foam insert.  Use a slightly damp cloth to&...

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Sennheiser SKM 500 G2 Manual Page 27 Page 27 27 Specifications RF characteristics Modulation wideband FM Frequency ranges 518–554,  626–662, 740–776, 786–822, 830–866 MHz  Transmission frequencies 8 channel banks with  up to 20 factory-preset channels each 1 channel bank with up to 20 freely selectable channels (1440 frequencies, tunable in steps of 25 kHz) Switching bandwidth 36  MHz Nominal/peak deviation ± 24 kH...

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Sennheiser SKM 500 G2 Manual Page 28 Page 28 28 Microphone heads Polar diagrams and frequency response curves of microphone heads Polar diagram MD 835 Polar diagram MD 845 Polar diagram ME 865 MD 835 MD 845 ME 865 Transducer principle dynamic dynamic condenser Sensitivity 1.5 mV/Pa 1 mV/Pa 3 mV/Pa Pick -up pattern cardioid super-cardioid super-cardioid Max. SPL 150 dB  SPL 154 dB  SPL 144 dB  SPL Color of identification ...

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Sennheiser SKM 500 G2 Manual Page 29 Page 29 29 Frequency response  curve MD 835 Frequency response  curve MD 845 Frequency response curve ME 865 Accessories MD 835 Microphone head  (green identification ring), dynamic, cardioid MD 845 Microphone head  (blue identification ring), dynamic, super-cardioid ME 865 Microphone head  (red identification ring), condenser, super-cardioid MMD 935 Microphone head (silver ident...

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Sennheiser SKM 500 G2 Manual Page 30 Page 30 30 Manufacturer declarations Warranty regulations The guarantee period for this Sennheiser product is 24 months from the dateof purchase. Excluded are accessory items, rechargeable or disposable batte-ries that are delivered with the product; due to their characteristics these pro-ducts have a shorter service life that is principally dependent on the indivi...

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