Teradek Bolt 500 Sidekick LT Wireless Receiver

  • Supports up to 1080p60 resolution
  • SD/HD/3G-SDI output
  • Zero delay
  • 2.4 & 5.8 GHz noise rejection
  • AES-128 encryption
  • Backwards compatibility


With the Teradek Bolt 500 Sidekick LT Wireless Receiver you can receive visually lossless video signals from a Bolt 500 transmitter with zero latency.The Bolt Sidekick LT is compatible with existing 3rd-generation Bolt systems, such as the Bolt 500, 1000, Sidekick II, and 703 Bolt, as well as the Bolt XT, but is limited to 150 meter (line of sight) receiving distance no matter what transmitter you are using. The receiver unit itself can be secured via built-in 1/4″-20 or M3 threaded holes.

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In the Case
  • Teradek Bolt 500 Sidekick LT
  • 2x D-Tap > Lemo power cable
  • USB > mini USB cable
  • Rapid adapter (3 parts)
  • AC adapter
  • Quick start guide
  • Hard case
Construction Milled aluminum (chassis) and regulation-compliant PCB
Video Outputs 1 x BNC (SD/HD/3G-SDI)
Color Sampling YCbCr: 4:2:2, 10-bit
Supported Resolutions 1080p: 60/59.94/50/30/29.97/25/24/23.98
1080PsF: 30/29.97/25/24/23.98
1080i: 60/59.94/50
720p: 60/59.94/50
480i: 59.94
576i: 50
Video Processing Compression
Visually lossless Test Pattern Generator Support
Audio Compression 48 kHz, 24-bit PCM
Audio Input Embedded
Interfaces Switches: On/Off and Reset
Configuration Interfaces: On Screed Display on video Output, Windows/Mac desktop configuration utility
Desktop App: Feature-rich Bolt Manager application for Mac OS X and Windows
USB Interface Functionality: Upgrade via mini-USB
Wireless 5 GHz (20 and 40 MHz)
DFS Frequencies Available
RF Power Auto only (NOT configurable)
Encryption AES-128
RF Power 15 dBm EIRP
Range Up to 500′ / 152.4 m line of sight
Unicast Multicast 1 Bolt TX can transmit to a maximum of 4 RX
Noise Rejection Can coexist with Wi-Fi and 5 GHz cordless phones
Power Input 2-pin connector
7 to 17 VDC
Battery None
Power Consumption Nominal 9 W (measured at 1080p60)
Operating Temperature 0 to 40°C (32 to 104°F)
Mountable Multiple mounting options with M3 and 1/4″ holes
Dimensions 2.54 x 8.64 x 11.43 cm (1 x 3.4 x 4.5″)
Weight 286.3 g (10.1 oz)