Line 6 X2 XDR 95 Rackmount Guitar Wireless System
The X2 Digital XDR95 Guitar Wireless System combines outstanding sonic performance and high operational reliability with great convenience and ease of use for the user - all at a phenomenal price/performance value.
How the System Works
|The Q-DiversityPLUS technology (anti-jam), extended operating range, backward compatibility and versatile connection options make this a very flexible tool for musical performance and recording, and a wide variety of other real-time audio applications. The system features a number of convenient functions on the control surface with no need to scroll through multi-page menus to select or modify system parameters. With Q-DiversityPLUS, should an undesired RF signal suddenly appear on one of the frequencies, the performance will be not be adversely affected. This is essential when considering today’s wide presence of cell phones/blackberry’s, pagers, text messaging devices, wireless networks and other unforeseen or unknown sources of RF energy. The result is a reliable performance in a multitude of environments.
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"...sounds simply amazing!"
Michael "Whip" Wilton
|In the new XDT4 transmitter, the audio signal is digitized upon input without the use of companders or signal ‘processing’, which makes it possible to achieve full frequency response (10Hz – 20KHz) and dynamic range of 118dB with ultra-low distortion (.03% THD). Also taking place in the transmitter is the initial stage of the new Q-DiversityPLUS (anti-jam) technology. A proprietary digital data stream that includes a digital representation of the audio signal is modulated on two separate RF carrier frequencies via its’ internal antenna; thus the system operates with frequency diversity. In the new XDR4 receiver, the final stage of the new Q-DiversityPLUS (anti-jam) technology is employed. The unit contains a quadraplex of separate receiver sections that work simultaneously to receive the two RF signals. Two receiver sections are directly connected to two internal antennae, while two others are fed RF signals via two chassis mounted BNC connectors, thus allowing the user a variety of options when establishing custom deployment of the system. These sections work simultaneously to receive the two RF signals that contain the transmitted digital data. The system only recognizes digital data that originates from the XDT4 transmitter thus locking out all other sources of RF interference.
A micro-processor compiles and confirms data quality prior to sending it out for high-quality D/A conversion and connection to the users’ audio system.
Two detachable 1/2 wave antennae are included with the system and when connected, a 300 foot line-of-sight performance range is established. How the System Connects to your Gear
The receiver is fitted with the following output connections: balanced XLR, and un-balanced 1/4 inch TRS and can be utilized simultaneously. The latter is configured to provide instrument output on the tip and full-bandwidth on the ring. The XLR balanced connector provides full-bandwidth output. This assures the user an incredibly wide range of system interface configurations including amplifiers, mixers, recording devices, effects units (including pedals), tuner units, and more.
X2’s Users Group & Testimonials
Hershel Yatovitz, lead guitarist with Chris Issak and Silvertone, chooses X2 as a vital element to his signature sound and says, If you're as crazy about tone as I am, X2 is the ONLY truly great sounding wireless in the world. Nothing else comes remotely close. Kenya Baker
Kenya Baker, guitarist with Joss Stone says, I like the fact that the X2 digital wireless is very clear. I was using other cordless systems and I would get interference and static. With the X2, I don’t have any of that - it just sounds really clear - with no sound loss. Premier Guitar
Premier Guitar magazine says, This is wireless the way it should be. It's about keeping your tone pristine. MusicPlayers.com
MusicPlayers.com, says, With our eyes closed, we would have had no idea that we were connected wirelessly. (X2) is an excellent value for a wireless system offering uncompromising sound quality. Neil Zaza
Neil Zaza says, My jaw hit the ground upon plugging in my X2 and hearing the pure, unadulterated, punchy tone with my guitar connected to my amp through the X2! There is absolutely zero noise floor with the X2 and my tone is as pure, or more pure, than with a cable. Seriously, this is not only the best wireless on the market, but one of the best performance tools around. You won't see me with any other wireless ever again! Guitar World
Guitar World magazine bestowed it's coveted Gold Award for the XD Series and says, (with the X2) the guitar really came to life, to the point where I didn’t want to go back to the cable. Michael Wilton
Michael Wilton, guitarist with Queensryche, adds, The X2 digital wireless sounds simply amazing! I will use this on all future Queensryche Tours! Ladd Smith
Ladd Smith, this year's winner of Guitar Player's Guitar Hero contest relied on the X2 during his winning performance and says, I was amazed by the X2 and how it sounds like a 3 foot cable! Zack Fowler
Zack Fowler, bassist of the James Douglas Show says, After using the X2 on tour for the past month, I can honestly say that this is the best wireless unit I have ever used BY FAR. After plugging it in and jamming on it for a few minutes, even the guys in the band IMMEDIATELY noticed the difference in tone and how clean and clear it was. I've even considered using the XDR95 in the studio to record the upcoming album because it actually sounds BETTER than a cable run to my amp or direct box! The XDR95 system has made a HUGE difference in my playing and I can't imagine there being a better wireless system on the market! Peter Thorn
Peter Thorn, lead guitarist with Chris Cornell, relies on X2 to deliver his sound and says, From Iceland to Finland, Istanbul to NYC, and everywhere in between, I've used the X2 system and it's always performed flawlessly! I don't even give it a second thought - it just sounds perfect, every night. Stu Cook
Stu Cook, bassist with Creedance Clearwater Revival, is convinced and says, I still reach for the guitar cord, but it's not there. My X2 is A-1. Brendan Ekstrom
Brendan Ekstrom, lead guitarist with Circa Survive, calls the X2 and invaluable tool saying, The X2 is the best thing to happen to our live shows in a long time. The day I plugged in the X2 my tone actually sounded better and cleaner than it did when I was using a cable. Robert Schwartzman
Robert Schwartzman, guitarist and vocals with Gefen Record’s, Rooney, says, I think the X2 is great - I am really loving it! I hate having a cable wrap around my feet and tripping over it. What's great about the X2 is that it hasn't affected my tone and I haven't had any dropouts. When it comes to the X2, all I can say is that I love it! Vernon Reid
Vernon Reid, guitarist with Masque and Living Colour, digs in with his X2 and says, A lot of times I also use a 13 pin midi connection in addition to the wireless. For straight audio compared to the other wireless units, I find the X2 to be much better. Sometimes I even use the X2 between components of my rack. The two biggest things for me is that the X2 is so clean and extraordinarily compact for a true professional wireless. That makes the X2 a killer unit!
Elliott Janz, 16 year old solo guitarist and Dick Dale protege says, The X2 wireless system is one of the most advanced guitar wireless units on the market! The sound quality is simply amazing! I never thought I could get this sound through a wireless unit! Thank you X2 for making such an amazing product! I will continue to use it forever!
X2 XDR95 Digital Wireless Rackmount System Specifications
Overall System Specifications
- Transmission Format: X2 proprietary digital audio transmission
- A/D -D/A Conversion: 24-bit Delta Sigma, 128 times over sampling
- Frequency Response: 10 Hz - 20 kHz
- Audio Dynamic Range: >118 dB
- Distortion: 0.03% THD
- RF Carrier Frequency: 902 MHz to 928 MHz, FSK, dual frequency transmission
- Selectable Frequencies: Five
- RF Output Power: 15mw total
- Audio Output Level: Unity gain with transmitter input
- Polarity: Positive voltage at input yields positive voltage at output
- Transmission Range: 300 feet line-of-sight (may vary due to local conditions)
- FCC Approval: Part 15 approved, no user-license required
- Operating Temperature Range: –20° to +85° C (-4° to +185° F)
XDT4 Transmitter Specifications
- Input Impedance: 1.2 MOhms
- Connectors: 1/8 inch TRS locking connector, ring (+), sleeve (-), tip (open)
- Controls: Power On/Off, Channel Select
- LED Display: Five segment - Power On, Channel, Battery Life, Audio Level
- Dimensions: 2.4 W x .66 D x 4 H inches
- Battery Life: 9V alkaline, switching power supply, two modes:
- Q-DiversityPLUS mode: ~6 hrs in (dual frequency)
- Q-Diversity mode: ~7 hrs in standard (single frequency)
- Weight: .3 lbs (with 9V battery installed)
- Housing: Polycarbonate, impact tested to 300 lbs.
XDR4 Receiver Specifications
- Output: 2.12V RMS (Unbalanced: 1.8kOhms)
- Connectors: 1/4 inch Unbalanced TRS output 1.8kÙ impedance, tip= instrument
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- LED Display: Power On, RF, Channel, Diversity, Battery Life, Audio Level Meter
- Controls: Power On/Off, Channel UP and Down
- Dimensions: 16.2 W x 7.5 D x 1.75 H inches
- Power Requirements: 9V DC 500mA via included AC/DC adapter
- Weight: 2.5 lbs (with rack hardware and antenna installed)
- Housing: Polycarbonate, impact tested to 300 lbs.
Most users do not need a license to operate this wireless microphone system. Nevertheless, operating this microphone system without a license is subject to certain restrictions: the system may not cause harmful interference; it must operate at a low power level (not in excess of 50 milliwatts); and it has no protection from interference received from any other device. Purchasers should also be aware that the FCC is currently evaluating use of wireless microphone systems, and these rules are subject to change. For more information, call the FCC at 1-888-CALL-FCC (TTY: 1-888-TELL-FCC) or visit the FCC’s wireless microphone website at www.fcc.gov/cgb/wirelessmicrophones
Note:All of the wireless systems that AMS sells comply with the FCC guidelines and regulations.We are presenting this information as a matter of legally required disclosure.