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Best Wireless in the $400 range?

Discussion in 'Miscellaneous [BG]' started by GraffixNyc, Jul 30, 2004.

  1. GraffixNyc


    May 3, 2004
    New York City
    Endorsing Artist: Spector Basses
    Hey I live in NYC and mostly gig is small/medium size clubs I want a wireless system but I hear a alot of talk about a lot of them on the market not being good for basses because you will lose some low end. Can someone recomend a wireless system in the $400 price range that 1. Has the least interference and 2. Has the least signal loss
  2. embellisher

    embellisher Holy Ghost filled Bass Player Supporting Member

    If you can find a used Xwire, they are the best ever made. I have seen them go for $400 a few times on Ebay.
  3. xyllion

    xyllion Commercial User

    Jan 14, 2003
    San Jose, CA, USA
    Owner, Looperlative Audio Products
    On the other hand, I've seen them sell at around $600 on eBay also. I do agree that the Xwire is the best out there. The biggest problem is that they aren't made any more. :(

    As for currently available units, don't touch the VHF units. There is just too much interference in the VHF bands.

    UHF units are generally much more reliable.

    I myself use a Sennheiser digital wireless which is based on the Xwire technology. It is not as good as the Xwire, but it is very good. I've played a few different venues and haven't had any problems with it.
  4. GraffixNyc


    May 3, 2004
    New York City
    Endorsing Artist: Spector Basses
    IS the Sennheiser 1000 wireless system a good system? This guy is adverting it as digital
  5. Mickey Shane

    Mickey Shane what goes here?

    Feb 23, 2003
    Denton, Texas
    I've got one of those that I really like. It is 24 bit digital UHF. The best part is that it doesn't roll off until 20 Hz. The worst part is that it will eat a battery in 4 hours.

    They sell for around $258 on various websites.
  6. Nick man

    Nick man

    Apr 7, 2002
    Tampa Bay
    I have one too and I love it. Its designed off the X-Wire techonology.

    Only one thing. Buy rechargeable bateries.