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Old November 27th, 2009, 12:19 PM   #1
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Two Sennheiser G2's in the same range?

I have a G2 wireless set that operates in the "A" range. Are there any potential problems that I might face if I add a second pair also operating in the A range (but on a different frequency, of course)?

I've had excellent luck with my current set, but sometimes have a need for a second pair.

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Old November 27th, 2009, 12:42 PM   #2
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Although I don't use the Sennheisers I do use Audio Technica Dual channel and of course both sides of the receiver and the transmitters are in the same range. I simply run 2 different freqs and can hinestly say I've never had a problem. Even my previous gear was in the same range and again no problem running on 2 different freqs. It also allows me to use a plugin transmitter instead of a bodypak and I can substitute for either pak.
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Old November 27th, 2009, 12:45 PM   #3
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As long as each are on a different frequency you are fine. I asked this question awhile back. See the link below.

Running two Sennheiser Evolution G2 units

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Old November 27th, 2009, 12:47 PM   #4
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Yes, there is a potential intermodulation conflict, which Senheiser has a solution for...iirc you use the search function for clear channels and then use freqs in the same channel bank for your two units...look at the manual for details on this, I have no access to it at the moment.../Battle Vaughan
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Old November 27th, 2009, 03:19 PM   #5
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As long as each are on a different frequency you are fine.
Not quite true - the frequencies have to be intermodulation-free,

You should use frequencies in the same memory bank.
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Old November 27th, 2009, 05:16 PM   #6
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Hi Phil

At risk of repeating what others have said, you will be OK using two G2s in the same range so long as the frequencies do not intermodulate. Sennheiser have made this easy by, within each of the 8 or so preset banks, choosing frequencies which will not interfere. So pick a bank, do a scan (before you turn on the transmitters) and use frequencies which show as free.
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Old November 27th, 2009, 06:08 PM   #7
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Thanks, everyone, for your help. My use of wireless setups has been very basic in the past and I learned a lot from your responses. I will make sure to use the scan feature. I am aware of it from reading through the manual in the past, but never needed it or really bothered to understand what it meant before. Now I will read that section over again!

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Old November 28th, 2009, 10:05 AM   #8
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Not quite true - the frequencies have to be intermodulation-free,

You should use frequencies in the same memory bank.
Yep indeed. I figured he would click the link and he would understand instead of me retyping it out again. But yep thats true!!!


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