HOW IS THE FCC’S INCENTIVE AUCTION AFFECTING YOU?
Recently the 600 MHz wireless frequency was auctioned off by the FCC, which is resulting in the loss of that range to many users. Wireless microphone and equipment that features wireless microphone receivers will soon become obsolete. In the near future, equipment operating in that spectrum will not only become congested and lack a clear signal, but it will also become illegal to operate in that spectrum.
Many users of wireless microphones for voice amplification rely on a reliable wireless connection with intelligible audio that does not have any interference for a flawless performance. The discontinuation of certain wireless microphones due to the FCC’s Auction will have a ripple affect across many different industries. It is important that consumers stay informed and ahead of the ball, especially if they have tight budgets. Create a list of priorities for equipment and purchase new (or used) equipment when the budget is open and ready.
WHAT IS ANCHOR AUDIO DOING TO HELP YOU?
In response to the FCC’s Incentive Auction of the UHF spectrum, Anchor Audio is offering a 600 MHz Upgrade Program to help customers during this transitional period. The program offers customers the opportunity to upgrade their old Anchor Audio portable sound system operating on the 600 MHz band to the new AnchorLink wireless platform that operates on the digital 1.9 GHz frequency.
Nick Craig, Director of Sales at Anchor Audio, stated that, "We wanted to provide a solution for our dealers and customers with systems that were affected by the 600 MHz auction, so the Upgrade Program was introduced to allow a simple upgrade of the internal components without the trouble of having to purchase a totally new system. We feel strongly that our customers should have the opportunity to use and enjoy their Anchor Audio portable sound systems for years to come."
HOW DOES THE 600 MHz UPGRADE PROGRAM WORK?
Customers have the opportunity to simply upgrade the wireless microphone receiver or add in additional features that their unit may not have had originally. The Anchor Audio 600 MHz Upgrade Program offers customers the opportunity to upgrade their eligible systems to a completely new electronic upgrade, which includes the dual wireless microphone receivers operating on the 1.9 GHz wireless frequency along with Lithium Ion batteries, improved Class 1 Bluetooth, and Anchor AIR transmitters that allow customers to wirelessly connect multiple units within a 300’ range without the hassle of cables. The upgrade program is available for Anchor Audio products that are still within the six-year warranty. New wireless microphones can be purchased through a friendly Anchor Audio dealer.
For customers with products that are not eligible for the upgrade, Anchor Audio is offering a discounted price on new portable sound and public address systems. Please contact us directly or complete the form below.
These opportunities for the upgrade program will be available to all customers with eligible systems until March 31, 2019.
Please note: Units with the 500 MHz frequency are unaffected by the FCC Incentive Auction and are not eligible for upgrade.
Interested in upgrading your old 600 MHz Anchor Audio product?
Please complete the form below, and we will get back to you shortly.
If you have any questions, please reach out to us. We are happy to help!