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Old August 3rd, 2004, 12:55 PM   #1
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I need some help on which model wireless audio system to purchase for weddings. My cam is a Cannon GL2. I have a $600 budget.

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Old August 3rd, 2004, 01:55 PM   #2
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It is hard to go wrong with the Sennheiser Evolution system.

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Old August 3rd, 2004, 04:55 PM   #3
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I agree with Mike. I'm happy with my rig
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Old August 4th, 2004, 07:39 PM   #4
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wireless

Thanks for your response.

Is there any reason (other than $$) I could not purchase 2 transmitters and 2 receivers and feed both of my cams?

Is the Sennheiser system selectable on frequency where this might be possible?

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Old August 4th, 2004, 08:17 PM   #5
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Yes, almost all of the UHF wireless units are frequency agile these days. The lower end models that aren't adjustable can still be purchased with a different frequency on each unit to allow for simultaneous use.
With frequency adjustment, you have the advantage of USUALLY being able to avoid conflicting interference. However some sources of interference are as wide as some lower end units adjustment range so you can still be sunk if you don't do your frequency research before buying. (The Sennheisers have a very wide range of adjustment by the way.)
Frequency agility also gives you the ability to use two receivers with one transmitter or to substitute receivers or transmitters if one breaks down.
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Old August 4th, 2004, 08:22 PM   #6
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Likewise my Evolution 100 Sennheisers have been great little workers. I'd go for the newer G2 version though if buying now.

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Old August 7th, 2004, 09:16 AM   #7
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If I understand correctly, I could put a wireless mic/transmitter on both the groom and the minister (same frequency) and receive both signals into my Cannon GL2.
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In order to use 2 transmitters (or more) simultaneously they must be of different frequencies... which means multiple receivers.

If for any reason you wanted multiple receivers getting the sound from one transmitter you could do that... but not the other way around.

Flipping 2 transmitters to the same frequency will result in total interferance and an unusable signal.
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