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looking into getting a wireless system, but I have dual outputs...

Discussion in 'Miscellaneous [BG]' started by hachi kid, Dec 4, 2012.

  1. hachi kid

    hachi kid

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    as the title says, I want to get a wireless system, but my bass has two outputs and I run them to separate amps. would I need to purchase two completely separate wireless systems? or could I have one receiver and two units? how would this work?

    also, I use a pedal board...how does that play into the wireless system?
  2. MarkMgibson

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    Some wireless units have more than one outlet on the receiver. I've never tried one, but I cant see any real problem compared to standard wireless sets. To use such a system you would only use one of your outputs which may make a difference depending on how the thing is wired. I doubt it though.
  3. lowfreq33

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    I'm not aware of any stereo wireless units. So you'll need 2 complete systems. As far as interfacing with your pedalboard, you can either get something rackmount and run a long cable, or something with a smaller receiver and mount it directly on your board. Check out the Line 6 G30 and G50, both small enough for pedalboard use (the G30 receiver is smaller than a Boss pedal).
  4. mrpackerguy

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    I'd post this in the Live Sound forum - lots of wireless users there
  5. Munjibunga

    Munjibunga Total Hyper-Elite Member Gold Supporting Member

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    Run the output of the wireless receiver to an ABY splitter, then to your amps.
  6. hachi kid

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    whoops...can someone move this to the "live sound" forum? sorry, I must have had a brain fart and passed over that one last night. I'll look into the Line 6 wireless units. I had no idea they made them!
  7. lowfreq33

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    They're pretty universally recommended around here. I have one, no problems for about 3 years now. Just get some rechargeable batteries to ease the burden on your wallet.
  8. intheory

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    Echo on the Line 6...great product, have used one for the past year or so, love it!! Ditto on the rechargeable batteries as well though...I can't get through 2-4 hour shows on one set of batteries, so rechargeables have definitely eased the cost of use!
  9. bluewine

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    I love the line 6 relay as well. Batteries are cheap. I put in a new set first every gig ( 4 hours).

    Blue
  10. intheory

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    agreed, I can depend on a set lasting for a gig no problem-I always put a fresh pair in at the start of a gig (I am using rechargeables-also have an xbox at home so having a slew of rechargeable double AA batteries is saving me lots of cash :) )

    -Dan
  11. hachi kid

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    do the batteries in the wireless units usually last only 4 hours, or so?
  12. intheory

    intheory Supporting Member

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    I don't know how long they are supposed to last-I just know that they definitely will last through a 4 hour show, but will NOT last for 2 4 hour shows :)
    Hope that helps

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