• Bolt Sidekicks XT 500
  • Bolt Sidekicks XT 500
  • Bolt Sidekicks XT 500
  • Bolt Sidekicks XT 500

Teradek Bolt 500 Sidekick XT Universal Wireless Video Receive

  SKU# TER-10-1953
  MFR# 10-1953

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Product Highlights

  • 2.4 & 5.8 GHz Noise Rejection
  • AES128 Encryptio
  • 500 ft wireless range
  • 3D LUTs and 5GHz Spectrum Analyzer built-in
  • Supports timecode & metadata
  • Dual SDI outputs + HDMI output
  • Compatible with all Bolt 500, 1000, 3000 systems + XT and LT
  • Supports up to 1080p60 Resolution
  • 3G-SDI & HDMI Output
  • Zero Delay





The Bolt 500 Sidekick XT Universal Wireless by Teradek is the industry-leading wireless performance and packages it into an economical, streamlined series of zero-delay wireless video systems. The Bolt Sidekicks XT is compatible with the 3rd-generation Bolt systems, including the Bolt 3000, 1000,500 XT and LT. The Bolt Sidekicks XT 500 allows the users to receive visually lossless 3G-video or HDMI signal with zero latency. 

The Bolt Sidekick XT Receivers provide an HDMI output as well as dual 3G-SDI outputs. The Teradek Bolt Sidekicks XT comes with an HDMI cable and the power supply is provided by using an integrated 2-pin connector.

The Bolt Sidekick comes with only 1 Receiver. In order to pair it with four Receiver, you must have an existing Transmitter. The Bolt Sidekicks XT 500 receiver can pair up to four Receiver receivers.

The Bolt Sidekick XT 500 comes with an exclusive built-in AES 128 encryption algorithm to protect video footage and allows that only authorized receivers can link with your transmitter. Moreover, the Bolt Sidekick offers noise-rejection, which is ideal while working signals from 2.4 and 5.8 GHz and it will help to maintain your video footages intact.

Product Features:

  • OLED Screen with Menu Joystick Navigation.
  • 1/4"-20 and M3 mounting points.
  • compatible with 3rd generation Bolt 500, 1000, 3000, XT and LT.


In the Box 1 x USB 2.0 Cable (A-Male to Mini-B)
1 x PSU 2-Pin Connector to 18W AC Adapter 6ft cable
1 x HDMI 18in Cable (Type A to Type A)
1 x SDI (BNC to BNC) Cable 10 inch
Video Outputs 1 x HDMI Type-A receptacle 2 x SD/HD/3G-SDI (75 Ohm BNC)
Sdi Ancillary Data Support supports metadata, timecode, and start/stop flags from certain camera manufacturers. Please refer to:
Color Sampling SDI: YCbCr 4:2:2, 8-bit
HDMI: RGB 4:4:4, 8-bit
Supported Resolutions 1080p60/59.94/50/30/29.97/25/24/23.98
480p59.94/576p50 (via HDMI ports only)
Video Compression Visually lossless
Test Pattern Generator Support Yes
Video Format Conversion Support Yes
Color Correction

CDL/1024 1D LUT (supports 10-bit color)

33x33x33 3D LUT (supports 10-bit color)

Audio Compression 48KhZ 24-bit PCM
Audio Output Embedded Audio Output
Dimensions 6" x 3.4" x 1" (152 x 86 x 25mm)
Weight 11.2 oz (318g)
Construction Milled Aluminum(Chassis) and regulation-compliant PCB
Plastic Cap
Mountability Multiple mounting options with M3 and 1/4" holes
Http None
Configuration Interfaces OLED Screen with Menu Joystick Navigation
Switches On/Off and Reset Switch
Desktop App Feature-rich Bolt Manager Application for OSX & Windows
Usb Interface Functionality Upgrade via Mini-USB
Wireless Non-DFS Frequencies:
US: 5.19 ~ 5.23 GHz and 5.755 ~ 5.795 GHz
EU & JP: 5.19 ~ 5.23 GHz
DFS Frequencies:
US: 5.27 ~ 5.55 GHz and 5.67 GHz
EU & JP: 5.27 ~ 5.67 GHz (20MHz and 40MHz channels)
Rf Channel Selection Auto only (NOT configurable)
Encryption AES-128
Rf Power 15dBm EIRP
Range Up to 500ft line of sight
Unicast Multicast 1 Bolt TX can transmit to a maximum of 4 RX
Noise Rejection Can coexist with WiFi and 5GHz cordless phones
Power Input 2-Pin Connector 7-28 VDC
Battery None
Nominal Power Consumption 9 Watts (Measured at 1080p60)
Operating Temperature 0 ~ 40 deg-C

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