wireless and tuner

Discussion in 'Effects [BG]' started by GENERAL SHERMAN, Jul 28, 2003.

  1. While I am soliciting feedback, and getting so much help, can anyone recommend a quality wireless system that is not a pocketbook killer?
    Mostly clubs, but also some outdoor festival work to consider.
    Also recommendations on a good bass tuner as well.
    Thanks to anyone who responds!
  2. DRN


    Mar 17, 2002
    Las Vegas
    The wireless of choice if you can get one would be an x-wire. They are no longer made but you can find them online. May be a little expensive $400-$500. Your second option would be some of the same technology (Sennheiser bought the x-wire patent or something like that) would be the Sennheiser Digital 1,000. It is $300.00 at any G.C.

    As for a tuner Boss TU-2 TU-12 (not sure of model) but it is a white boss tuner. Very good. Comes in around $100.00

    Also do a search you can get more details on both

    Good luck
  3. Munjibunga

    Munjibunga Retired Member

    May 6, 2000
    San Diego (when not at Groom Lake)
    Independent Contractor to Bass San Diego
    Shure UT or Performance Gear (UHF). About $300 street. You might also want to consider AKG's Guitar bug. Mondo convenient, but its frequency response only goes down to 40 hz (open E string). I played through one with a 5-string, though, and didn't detect any dropout. Should be less than $300. They also make a version of it with a stomp-box sized receiver.

    Tuner? Boss TU-2 and nothing else, unless you go rack-mount. Then Korg.
  4. jondog


    Mar 14, 2002
    NYC metro area
    I just got a used Nady 2002 VHF wireless that is rated down to 25hz. I don't hear any tone sucking, and reception is great. I think I read that VHF frequencies are supposed to have cel phones or something on them, that's probably why it was cheap ($100). I live in a relatively urban area and I got no interference trying it out at my house today. I haven't gigged it yet.

    As far as tuners, Munjibunga is right. I use the Korg.
  5. tplyons


    Apr 6, 2003
    Madison, NJ
    I used a Nady Pro VHF System and it was crap, the transmitter kept falling apart so I sold the thing. Now, it's Sennheiser EW172's and the better EW372's for me! UHF for bass definately!

    And pedal tuner: BOSS TU-2, Rackmount: anything made by Korg.
  6. quallabone


    Aug 2, 2003
    The only option for a tuner pedal is the Boss TU-2. I used an X-wire for a month. It worked very well. Then I went back to using a 20ft cord. I found that I just made an ass of myself with cordless. I worried too much about my antics and not enough about my playing.