Makers of the World’s Most Popular Audio Adapters Beachtek was established in 1997 to provide a solution for recording high quality audio on the new generation of DV camcorders that were released in the mid 1990’s.
Our latest DSLR camera adapters have evolved into sophisticated units complete with all the features necessary for recording professional audio directly to the camera. All components that go into our adapters are sourced from the finest companies around the world.
We have become the “missing link” for connecting professional audio gear to today’s DV camcorders and DSLR cameras.
Beachtek takes great pride in our superior products and outstanding customer service. Customers are the driving force behind everything we do and we are not satisfied until they are.
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Beachtek DXA-SLR ULTRA Adapter
Beachtek announces its new DXA-MICRO PRO compact audio adapter for capturing professional audio on DSLR cameras and camcorders. This two-channel device provides all the necessary features including powerful low-noise preamplifiers, level controls, headphone monitoring, phantom power and plug-in power. Easily connect virtually any professional boom microphones, wireless systems and small camera mounted microphones such as the popular Rode VideoMic Go.
The DXA-MICRO PRO is very compact and is ideal for today’s mirrorless cameras. The adapter can be mounted securely under the camera to the tripod socket or on top via the hot shoe so it is out of the way of the battery drawer. It is extremely easy to set up and use with dual trim controls and good/over level indicators which makes setting the correct recording levels a snap. A built-in headphone jack allows monitoring of the audio during recording and playback. The rugged extruded aluminum chassis has integrated mounting shoes on either side.
This DXA-MICRO PRO is available through leading video dealers for $199 in the United States.
Beachtek DXA-SLR ULTRA adapter for DSLR Cameras
This adapter improves upon the popular DXA-SLR PRO model which it is replacing. The DXA-SLR ULTRA provides a high performance front end to connect virtually any professional microphone and other audio gear to these cameras for superior audio. This enables the user to record professional audio directly to the camera without the need for a third party audio recording device, or having to sync the audio in post-production.
New enhancements of the DXA-SLR ULTRA are new high powered preamplifiers with 30 dB of gain which allow you to reduce the camera gain to the lowest setting for ultra-low noise operation, Neutrik combo ¼” / XLR inputs for added versatility and numerous internal improvements for very high reliability. It also comes with eh BRM-1 Rod Support to easily add devices such as a matte box and follow focus to your camera.
The DXA-SLR ULTRA is widely available for $299 at select Dealers including B&H in the US.
• Two balanced combo ¼” / XLR inputs
• Ultra low noise preamplifiers with 30dB of gain
• 12 or 48 volt phantom power
• VU meters
• Fast acting limiters
• Detachable rod support system
• Headphone monitoring on record and playback
The Beachtek DXA-CONNECT combines an active XLR adapter with an accessory bracket for mounting multiple devices to your camera. The adapter has a two channel low noise preamp with phantom power for connecting virtually any professional mic or wireless system. The unique bracket design has four sturdy mounting shoes and is ideal for attaching mics, receivers, monitors, lights, handles or field recorders. Mounts to the hot shoe of the camera.
Available from B&H for $183
• Two XLR inputs
• Stereo mini-jack output
• Low noise preamps
• LO / MED / HI gain settings for each channel
• Four sturdy mounting shoes
• Operates on one 9 volt battery
MCC-2 Adapter / Bracket Combo
The Beachtek MCC-2 is a two-channel, audio adapter / bracket combo that lets you mount, connect and control wireless mics and small, self powered camera mounted microphones such as the popular Rode VideoMics that have unbalanced mini-plug connectors. Since the adapter is a passive device, it is completely noise-free for superb audio. The adapter is also virtually unclipable and offers an extremely wide dynamic range. No power or batteries are required to operate the adapter.
The MCC-2 is very easy to set up and use. The dual trim controls allow you to adjust the signal levels independently and the output switch lets you select mono or stereo operation. The rugged extruded aluminum chassis has 3 integrated mounting shoes to securely attach the wireless mics and shotguns. Its compact size fits neatly on top of any camcorder or DSLR camera that has a standard mounting shoe.
Ideal for use with DSLR cameras such as the Nikon D800 that have a headphone jack to allow you to monitor the audio.
This product is expected to be released by May 1st, 2013 to leading audio and video dealers worldwide. The suggested list price of the MCC-2 is $89.00 in the United States.
• Two mono min-jack inputs
• One stereo mini-plug input
• Dual trim controls
• Three integrated mounting shoes
• Die-cast aluminum chassis
• Mounts to camera hot shoe
Beachtek is located in Kelowna, British Columbia, Canada. For additional information about Beachtek or the products that they offer, including full specifications on the DXA-SLR ULTRA, visit their web site at www.beachtek.com or call (416) 690-9457.