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New Wireless Video Receiver WVR-1s

A rugged, small receiver with robust interfaces 

A smaller, lighter-weight counterpart to ARRI’s WVR-1, the WVR-1s can be quickly paired with the ARRI WVS transmitter and has an operational range of up to 150 meters/500 feet. It is easy to incorporate into a battery-powered hand-held viewing set-up.

WVR-1s Features

  • Small and lightweight
  • Reliable transmission
  • Simple and fast pairing
  • Spray and dust-proof aluminum housing with protective collars for connectors
  • Robust mechanical and electrical interfaces
  • Large temperature range
  • Bespoke battery adapters for V Mount, Gold Mount, Bebob VMICRO or AMICRO
  • Power output to power receiver and monitor from one battery
  • Legal with local certifications

Building a compact focus unit for handheld or stationary use is especially easy with the WVR-1s.  With it’s integrated 12V power output and an optional V-Mount plate, it collaborates perfectly with any small monitor and the WCU-4.


Camera Assistant Florian Schuster

We are using the built-in transmitter in the ALEXA LF and found the wireless video system to be great. Personally I found the receiver was a bit big and heavy when mounted onto my WCU-4, but ARRI were kind enough to give me a prototype of the new, smaller WVR-1s receiver, which worked brilliantly and made the WCU-4/monitor/receiver setup much lighter.


Kate Molins, focus puller on “Top Boy”

Sample Setups

Between the camera, stand-alone transmitter, receiver, Starlite ARRI-WVS monitor and extensive range of accessories, any set can be made more efficient with the ARRI Wireless Video System. Up to four receivers (either WVR-1, WVR-1s or Starlite ARRI-WVS) can be used per transmitter and four to six transmitter/receiver groups can be used on the same set.

Here is a sample setup with four cameras:

Technical Data

  
RangeUp to 150 m / 500 feet line of sight
Supported resolution and framerates

1080p: 23.976, 24, 25, 29.97, 30, 50, 59.94, 60

1080i: 48, 50, 60

1080psf: 23.967 (displayed as 1080i48), 

24 (displayed as 1080i48), 

25 (displayed as 1080i50), 

29.97 (displayed as 1080i60), 

30 (displayed as 1080i60) 
Delay< 1ms
Encryption128 bit AES encryption
Signal1 x 3G HD-SDI OUT
Power

1 x POWER IN DC 10.5 V – 34 V

1 x Interface for WVR-1s Battery Adapter Plates

1 x POWER OUT 12 V

6 W power consumption
Operating Temperature-20 °C to +45 °C / -4 °F to 113 °F
Size and weight

95 x 132 x 25 mm / 3.7 x 5.2 x 1 in

380 g / 13.40 oz
Compatible with

- Wireless Video Receiver WVT-1

- ARRI WVS transmitters in ALEXA LF and ALEXA SXT W cameras
Software updatesThrough USB plug and ARRI Wireless Video tool software