Cut the cord and run wild and free.
Always ahead of the curve, guitarists were going wireless long before tablets and cell phones. This month, we’ve put together a list of 10 wireless systems that’ll let you roam without the worry of getting tangled up.
LINE 6Relay G70
Offering eight-plus hours of battery life, this rugged stompbox-format system features support for multiple instruments with its programmable presets for signal routing and levels.
SENNHEISERXSW2-CI1Sennheiser's latest includes a compact, sweat-resistant body transmitter and a rugged, metal-enclosed receiver that boasts an intuitive LCD and 12 compatible channels in a stable UHF band.
The GLXD16 is a pedal-style system that operates in the 2.4 GHz spectrum, offers up to 16 hours of run time on the lithium-ion battery, and features an integrated tuner.
This compact, simple system delivers a frequency response of 20 Hz to 20 kHz, offers a 100-foot range, and provides up to five hours of run time on its rechargeable batteries. $149 street
PRA AUDIO SYSTEMSWiC
The WiC setup uses 2.4 GHz wireless technology and boasts simple one-touch connectivity, a range of up to 500 feet, and over 20 hours of use per battery charge.
A-T's 2.4 GHz system features a pair of balanced 1/4" outputs and an output-mode selector so players can toggle between the two for a dual-amp setup or mute an output for convenient tuning.
SAMSONConcert 99 Guitar
This UHF-frequency system is simple to set up thanks to the group-scan and IR-sync functions, and its transmitter features a gain control, mute button, and 300-foot range.
With 14 hours of run time on two AA batteries, the AP61 has 207 pre-coordinated frequencies for quick and easy setup, and features one-touch syncing.
ONBOARD RESEARCHIntellitouch Freedom One
The affordable Freedom One has a range of 30 feet and consists of a compact wireless transmitter and a pedal-tuner receiver. The transmitter run time is about 10 hours on a single AAA battery.
This system’s receiver has a user-friendly backlit LED display and features two completely independent RF receivers to help reduce possible dropouts or interference.