Sony DC-78 Battery power unit

The DC-78 is a compact and in-line power supply for the Sony lavalier microphone range. It can be used to configure the popular ECM-44/77BC and ECM-88 for use as wired microphones.

– Designed for use with Sony lavalier microphones equipped with a Sony 4-pin (SMC9-4P) connector
– Two-way powering: battery operation (using an AA-size (LR6) alkaline battery) or external DC operation (12 to 48 V)
– Supplied with an SMC9-4S input connector and an XLR 3-pin output connector

The DC-78 allows ‘wireless ready’ Sony ECM microphones (such as ECM-44BC, 77BC and 88) to be converted for use as wired microphones. The DC-78 is a compact in-line unit, with a 4-pin socket for the ECM microphone, a AA battery compartment and an XLR output connector. The DC-78 provides the flexibility of additional working methods, for example the microphone can be easily switched between a wireless and wired modes.
Versatile powering options
The DC-78 allows Sony ECM microphones to powered for wired use, either by the internal AA battery or an external 48volt phantom powering.

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Battery power unit for ECM-88, ECM-44 and ECM-77 microphones

Compatible with Sony ECM microphones
The DC-78 can be used with any of the Sony ECM-xxBC microphones.
Compact size
DC-78 is small and light weight, making is convenient to use.
Long battery life
DC-78 uses a single AA size battery (LR-6 type), each battery typically providing an operating life of 5,000 hours (for example with an ECM-88)

Specifications subject to change without notice. Features description and technical specification from Sony

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