Wireless Guitar 2014

Digital & FM Devices

Digital wireless systems convert the audio signal into a digital bit stream at the transmitter then convert the bit stream to an audio signal at the receiver. The main advantage is elimination of the signal degradation such processing can cause. Since the receiver only processes digital binary, radio-frequency interference is not a factor. However, the best high-end analog wireless systems can rival digital systems in terms of their dynamic range and resistance to interference.

The following products do not offer Wi-Fi MIDI options but are examples of some of the mid price range wireless digital and analogue/FM products on the market today.




This DWZ Series 2.4 GHz digital wireless guitar set provides the convenience of untethered use with a wired level of audio performance. The package includes a ZTX-B01 bodypack transmitter along with a ZRX-C30 compact size receiver. Supplied accessories include a GC-07BMP guitar cable, transmitter belt clip and AC adapter. The receiver includes 3 simultaneous audio outputs (1 x balanced XLR and 2 x unbalanced 1/4″ phone). The receiver supports flexible powering options with AC adapter, 9V battery or use of a distributed 9V power system.

Price Approx $499.



ew 172 G3 – Not Digital

wireless guitar

The system has a new cable emulator feature that allows you adjust virtual cable lengths to get sound response just like a cable. Another great new feature for guitarists is the built-in guitar tuner, right on the display. A built in 5 band EQ allows you to fine tune your sound even further. Bass players in particular will be pleased with the enhanced AF frequency response: it starts at a thundering 25 Hz, which will especially please players with 5 string bass guitars.

Price Approx $499.


Line 6

Relay G55

wireless guitar

Line 6 have a range of Digital wireless systems the Relay G30, Relay G50, Relay G55 & the Relay G90. Unlike other systems, Relay never compresses your signal — you always get full frequency response and wide dynamic range. Cable Tone matches the unique character of a standard guitar cable, while digital technology keeps the signal noise-free the whole time you’re in range—up to 300 feet from the receiver. You’ve spent countless hours perfecting your tone. Make sure it’s heard loud and clear. Price Approx $630

Line 6 Relay


GLX-D 16


Digital Wireless Systems
GLX-D Digital features intelligent technology and convenient rechargeable power options for musicians who run their own sound.

Transmitter form factors include handheld, bodypack, headworn, lavalier, and instrument clip-on
Guitar pedal receiver and single-channel receiver options available
Powered with Shure rechargeable lithium-ion batteries
Operates in the 2.4 GHz frequency band, and offers up to 4 compatible systems in a typical setting (up to 8 under ideal conditions)

Prices start from $449


Shure produce both digital and analogue wireless systems, the following link gives their breakdown on the subject…

Shure.com Analogue or Digital




UHF wireless system for guitar/bass
16 user-selectable PLL frequencies for interference-free operation
Up to 250 ft. operating range, line-of-sight
Infrared ASC Auto-Sync Channels transfer from receiver to transmitter for instant setup
Battery operated receiver and transmitter
MGT-16 Receiver:

Compact, portable, “pedal style” receiver
Dual 1/4 wave antennas
Infrared sync with transmitter for instant setup
Unbalanced 1/4″ line out jack
Power On/Off/Mute switch; Volume Control; LED indicators for Power On, Low Battery Alert, and RF Reception; DIP-switch channel selection with IR sync to transmitter
Powered by DC adapter (included) or two AA alkaline batteries for portability (up to 8 hours battery life)

Price Approx $175