Lectrosonics, Inc. - Karl Winkler - Radio World

Lectrosonics, Inc. - Karl Winkler

Very high power for long range, and the Digital Hybrid platform offers the ability to transmit compandor-free audio in native Hybrid mode, along with compatibility modes for use with analog receivers including those from Lectrosonics and two other manufacturers.
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(click thumbnail)Karl WinklerQ. What kind of products or services does your company offer for professional audio buyers/users – especially those who might be attending the NAB show?

A. Wireless microphone systems including portable, cameramount receivers, rackmount receivers, belt-pack transmitters, handheld transmitters, and IFB systems. Also DSP-based auto-mixer/matrix routers and telephone hybrid units.

Q. What’s new that you will show at NAB2007?

A. The T4 IFB “base station” transmitter, with Digital Hybrid Wireless architecture and 250 mW RF power. Some other new products are too secret to reveal here — please see us at the show!

Q. How is your new product offering different from what’s available on the market?

A. Very high power for long range, and the Digital Hybrid platform offers the ability to transmit compandor-free audio in native Hybrid mode, along with compatibility modes for use with analog receivers including those from Lectrosonics and two other manufacturers.

Q. Has this been a good year for your company (since last year’s show)?

A. Yes, we have continued to see solid growth.

Q. What is the biggest issue concerning your industry?

A. Erosion of the RF spectrum, potentially becoming substantially worse due to FCC spectrum auctions.

Q. Where are you based and how many employees do you have? Anything else we should know about your company?

A. 130 Employees. All products are designed and made in our factory in Rio Rancho, N.M., USA.

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