There are many good wireless guitar systems out there and making a choice between them can be quite tough. The main thing to keep your eye on when choosing a wireless guitar system must definitely be its quality and the reliability of the system in different live venues.
You would not want to get a wireless guitar system that would fail you at a show with unwanted interference. That is why it is best to go for a high quality digital guitar system.
In order to make choosing the best wireless guitar system easier, this list here aims at bringing out some of the best systems currently out there.
1. Line 6 Relay G50 Digital Wireless Guitar System
The Line 6 Relay G50 is a reliable wireless guitar system that has a high quality interference free range of 200 feet. What this means is that broadcasting over the 2.4GHz band is keeping the system signal free from different kinds of interference, while also having broad 10Hz – 20kHz frequency response and superior 120dB dynamic range.
This system also enables simultaneous broadcasts on multiple channels and multiple layers of signal protection. It is quite lightweight as well with 8 hours of battery life, and is pretty easy to use in general. The price is reasonable and its very reliable.
2. Sony DWZ Series Digital Wireless Guitar Set
Here is another great lightweight easy to use 2.4 GHz digital wireless guitar system. This system provides 24 bit Linear PCM digital audio, and is suitable both for bass and guitar, and has a frequency range of 2402.0 – 2478.5 MHz. This system includes a ZTX-B01 bodypack transmitter, as well as a ZRX-C30 compact size receiver, which has 3 audio outputs.
All in all the Sony DWZ rivals the Line 6 Relay G50 system, and is a bit cheaper than the former. It works well in any live setting and does not usually fall victim to any kind of interference or blackouts.
3. Shure GLXD16 Digital Guitar Pedal Wireless System
This great 2.4 GHz digital wireless system features some new signal improving technology in the form of LINKFREQ Automatic Frequency Management. It also utilizes the guitar pedal design for more flexible usage and can operate up to 8 compatible systems. The package itself includes a GLX-D6 guitar pedal receiver and a GLX-D1 bodypack transmitter.
This is a wireless system for those guitarists who prefer the guitar pedal design. Overall it works well in live settings and is pretty reliable.
4. Sennheiser EW D1-CI1
This relatively expensive system is perhaps the pinnacle of reliable digital wireless guitar systems. The great thing about this system is that it automatically scans and selects the best frequency for operation and configures itself, while the Wireless link protection essentially eliminates signal dropouts. Thus it offers wide frequency response and clear digital sound. It is great for on stage use and perhaps the best system on this list.
5. Audio-Technica ATW-1501 System 10 Stompbox Digital Wireless Guitar System
Here is another great digital system that utilizes the guitar pedal design and offers digital 24-bit/48 kHz wireless operation and a 2.4 GHz range. The system features an ATW-R1500 Stompbox receiver and an ATW-T1001 UniPak body-pack transmitter. All in all it is a pretty reliable and robust system that works well in a live setting. Its price is relatively low as well, so it definitely has a value for money aspect working in favor of it.