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AKG UHF PR40 Guitarbug Wireless for Bass?

Discussion in 'Pickups & Electronics [BG]' started by padenski, Mar 6, 2008.


  1. padenski

    padenski

    Feb 19, 2008
    Landenberg, PA
    A fellow bassist gave me his practically brand new AKG PR-40 and GB40 Guitar bug to use as long I would like. I have done some searching and apparently this item has been discontinued. My question is whether or not this unit is suitable for a bass (5 string)? I read that the transmitter is good for all frequencies from 40 - 20,000 hz.

    What are your thoughts and opinions?
     
  2. treebranch13

    treebranch13

    Oct 31, 2007
    I have one, and it has the lowest frequency response you can get for less that $1000. Try it out, see how you like it. It is pretty awesome down to low D, idk about B though.
     
  3. doctec

    doctec

    Mar 22, 2005
    Beaverton, Oregon
    Not true anymore. I just bought an X2 system which has a low frequency cutoff at 10Hz. The stompbox version has a street price of $299. I bought the rack mount version for $499 and I'll be trying it out for the first time at a gig this weekend. :hyper:
     
  4. I also just got the X2 rack mount and you just really can't tell the difference between it and a good cable. I have not used it on a gig yet, but at rehearsal the other night I was flat out amazed. But then again a guitar bug for free, well you do the math........

    Good luck,
    Jimi
     
  5. Rob Mancini

    Rob Mancini Guest

    Feb 26, 2008
    X2 is the best. I got the portable version, and it's only slightly less deluxe than the rackmount version.
     

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