X2 Digital Wireless XDS95 (Stompox Version)

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  1. zimbloth

    zimbloth Nick // Axe Palace Vendor Forum MVP

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    I just got back from Guitar Center where I spent 3 hours with a Gibson Les Paul Classic Goldtop administering kickass riffs through a Peavey JSX with this fucking glorious X2 Digital Wireless transmitter on my back. What a liberating and awesome feeling! Freeballin' if you will, as Murderface would say. This is the coolest piece of gear I've come across in a long time. At last, a digital wireless system that sounds perfectly transparent, and won't become obsolete after the Government seizes all the analog UHF signals in 2009. There was no tone or sustain loss even when I was 100+ feet away, rocking out in the Pro Audio section. Rolling the volume down and playing clean reacted the same as if you were wired. Again, total transparency. I can't wait to start playing shows with this thing, cables are false. :noway:

    Buy this. At $299, this is a no-brainer. It took 10 seconds to setup. Turn on receiver, set it to whichever channel you like plug into amp. Turn on transmitter, ditto. Plug included 3' cable from transmitter to guitar. Start administering Viking-approved riffs at will :metal: So much fun. BTW quality 9volts were included. If you get it online, it even comes with a free hat.

    4 out of 4 Cousin Larrys (Or, for you conformists, see official ratings above).

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  2. eleven59

    eleven59 None shall pass. Contributor

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    Sounds awesome, I'll look into it if I'm ever in a gigging band again :hbang:
     
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    Hell yes. I want one.
     
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    Nice review man :yesway:
    I wonder when other companies will anounce digital wireless systems?
     
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    i've had this for about 2 weeks now and love it. i can't wait till tommorow night as it'll be my first chance to use it in a gig. it is amazing.

    and you know when you hear the reviews and stuff and think 'this is too good to be true' well it is that good, if not better :)
     
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    I have never been 100% satisfied with my Sennheiser. Its OK, but alters my tone slightly. I have to reduce the gain to cut down feed back at times, and occasionally I had some noise with the connector. I am very curious about this. Is it good with active p'ups?
     
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    Nice review :metal:
     
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    i am yet to notice any difference in tone. after this weekends show i can comment better on the active pups, but i cant see it being any different.
     
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    Awesome! I found out they are releasing this model soon, this might be the one for me...

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    Its the rack version in a metal chasis pedal.
     
  10. eaeolian

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    Glad to hear it worked out for you. After using a digital system, I'll never go back - not having companding makes a HUGE difference in preserving your tone.
     
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    darren Decibel Guitars Forum MVP

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    Sweet. I just wish i didn't have to get TWO of the damn things to work with my magnetic and piezo signals! :)
     
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    If I ever invest in wireless, I'm wondering whether or not to go with rack mount. If I end up getting a wah pedal, I'll need the pedal version to go to the wah.
     
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    zimbloth Nick // Axe Palace Vendor Forum MVP

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    Not necessarily.
     
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    rack mount be mine soonest
     
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    Well, I could get the rack one, run a cable to the wah, run a cable back to the rack, but I think we've heard enough about me and my stance on excessive cables :lol:
     
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    You could always buy three of them, one rack one from guitar to rack, one pedal one from rack to wah, and another rack one from wah back to rack :lol:

    Then you could strap your wah pedal to your foot so it's always on no matter where you go on stage, and be just like Kirk Hammett.
     
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    This review got me reading up on the company, and all the wireless units it makes right now. I am seriously considering selling my Sennheiser and getting one of these.
     
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    Someone know, do they have this with two transmiters and one receiver?
     
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    zimbloth Nick // Axe Palace Vendor Forum MVP

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    I'm fairly certain you can only use one transmitter with one receiver, unfortunately.
     
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    yevetz I am a COCK!!!!!!!!! Contributor

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    uh......:(

    Thanks anyway :wavey:
     

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