SENNHEISER OFFERS UPGRADE PATH FOR 600MHZ WIRELESS USERS FOLLOWING FCC DECISION

SENNHEISER OFFERS UPGRADE PATH FOR 600MHZ WIRELESS USERS FOLLOWING FCC DECISION

U.S. Trade-in Opportunity Converts Non-Compliant 600MHz Wireless Gear into the Latest Frequency-Compliant Offerings 

Old Lyme, CT – August 3, 2017 – Audio specialist Sennheiser has announced an attractive trade-in program in the U.S. region following the decision by the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) to phase out use of the 600 MHz band for wireless audio over the next few years. For Sennheiser customers and owners of equipment operating in this range, there has never been a better time to upgrade their wireless equipment. 

Between now and December 14th, Sennheiser will offer any owners of non-compliant wireless systems from any manufacturer a unique opportunity to trade-in their outdated gear for the latest Sennheiser FCC-compliant equipment through a special rebate program. The rebate program consists of a simple three-step program:

First, wireless equipment owners should check eligibility for the rebate by checking for a printed sticker on the equipment that indicates its operating frequency range. If the printed information indicates operation in the 600 MHz range above 608 MHz, an upgrade is required to maintain FCC compliance.

Second, consumers may purchase authorized wireless equipment from an authorized Sennheiser dealer. The following FCC forward-compliant models are eligible and their recommended frequency ranges are indicated: 

•    XS Wireless | Recommended Frequency Range: A
•    evolution wireless G3 | Recommended Frequency Ranges: A1, A, G
•    evolution wireless D1 | Frequency Range: 2.4 GHz
•    AVX and SpeechLine Digital Wireless | Frequency Range: 1.9 GHz
•    2000 Series | Recommended Frequency Range: Aw
•    3000 / 5000 Series | Recommended Frequency Range: L
•    Digital 6000 | Recommended Frequency Ranges: A1 – A4 


Third, consumers should send their outdated gear to Sennheiser to complete the rebate process. Following is a list of product series eligible for the promotion. A full table of eligible Sennheiser models and their trade-in values is available here.   

•    XS Wireless Series – $50
•    evolution wireless D1 Series – $50
•    AVX Series – $100 •    evolution wireless ew 100 G3 Series – $100
•    evolution wireless ew 100 G3 Portable Series – $100
•    evolution wireless ew 300 G3 Series – $150
•    evolution wireless ew 300 IEM G3 Series – $150
•    evolution wireless ew 500 G3 Series – $200
•    SpeechLine Digital Wireless Series – $200
•    2000 Series –  $200-$400
•    2000 IEM – $200-$400
•    3000/5000 Series – $300-$600
•    Digital 6000 – $300-$600 


For more information about this limited time offer, please visit sennheiser.com/600-mhz-promo 

About Sennheiser 
Sennheiser is shaping the future of audio – a vision built on more than 70 years of innovation culture, which is deeply rooted within the family-owned company. Founded in 1945, Sennheiser is one of the world’s leading manufacturers of headphones, microphones and wireless transmission systems. With 20 sales subsidiaries and long-established trading partners, the company is active in more than 50 countries and operates its own production facilities in Germany, Ireland and the USA. Sennheiser has around 2,800 employees around the world that share a passion for audio excellence. Since 2013, Sennheiser has been managed by Daniel Sennheiser and Dr. Andreas Sennheiser, the third generation of the family to run the company. In 2016, the Sennheiser Group had sales totaling €658.4 million. www.sennheiser.com

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