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right, ive been looking at wireless guitar systems on thomann.de, and they have many "t-bone" wireless machines, despite the fact that they are cheap, are they worth the money? im looking for something under 100

or do you know of any other companies that do cheap but decent wireless systems?

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Regardless of price, you want to go for a digital one as others will be redundant very soon.

Line 6 Relay G30 is pretty popular. Though at 329 it may seem pricey. That's not bad though to be honest. :up:

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Do many people use wireless guitar thingies nowadays? What are the benefits? Other than the obvious 'I can run around massive stages and crowd surf whilst still shredding, man'.

Main advantages for me really are not getting tangled up (because I'm a fucking idiot who actually does get tangled up in his own guitar lead) and never being at risk of accidentally unplugging your guitar.

the disadvantage though is that if you're a slack bastard you may find the battery for your transmitter runs out during a gig, although I can't decide if I felt like more of a dickhole then or on the occasions when I kick my lead out from my amp...

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Main advantages for me really are not getting tangled up (because I'm a fucking idiot who actually does get tangled up in his own guitar lead) and never being at risk of accidentally unplugging your guitar.

the disadvantage though is that if you're a slack bastard you may find the battery for your transmitter runs out during a gig, although I can't decide if I felt like more of a dickhole then or on the occasions when I kick my lead out from my amp...

xx

I'd recommend wrapping your lead through a handle on your amp and through your guitar strap, then when you pull on you lead you either fall flat on you face or your amp fall's over in true twat style!! :up:

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yeh mine is mostly just for movement, and to prevent a mess onstage (we all know tripping over wires ISNT fun) and i would be looking for 100 or under, i have seen the line 6 G30 relay, but its too pricey :(

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As I said on the first post, remember the digital aspect. 100 expenditure on a non digital system will most likely be priced that way as many frequencies are becoming illegal to use so the devices which correspond with these are going to be at clearance prices ;)

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As I said on the first post, remember the digital aspect. 100 expenditure on a non digital system will most likely be priced that way as many frequencies are becoming illegal to use so the devices which correspond with these are going to be at clearance prices ;)

That's pretty interesting. I've got one of those Samson Airline AP1 pedals with the wee AG1 adaptor because I'm ridiculously good at knocking leads out. Could that potentially be made illegal to use in the near future? If so, why?

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I nearly bought one a while ago, because i wanted to get stuck in the crowd at gigs. Great in theory but guitar tuning would get fucked up in seconds so thought i would save the cash.

And people would hate that, alot. They really would.

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That's pretty interesting. I've got one of those Samson Airline AP1 pedals with the wee AG1 adaptor because I'm ridiculously good at knocking leads out. Could that potentially be made illegal to use in the near future? If so, why?

I believe some people bought up large proportions of the frequency spectrum, typically used for wireless microphones and guitars etc.

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They may all be of a frequency which will be useless very soon. Not trying to sound to asshole-ish but buy the right thing rather than buying twice. ;)

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yeh, also, what is with all the different frequencies? do they matter? i have found 3 of the same wireless guitar systems, all with different frequencies... but the same thing

Some frequencies are licensed out and if you use a licensed one and disrupt something else that is going on you can potentially face legal action. Other people have stated it probably isn't wise to buy a wireless system, at this current time: unless you get a 'digital' one - which wont have these sorts of problems. Buying a really cheap system (you said line 6 was too expensive) is just going to make your guitar sound bad. I suggest holding fire on this until you can get something that you wont later regret.

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