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September 22, 2004
Nady System introduced a new, specially customized wireless system for bass guitars. Until now, bass players have typically used standard wireless guitar systems if they wanted to play cordless. Nady's new VHF system, the Encore 200, offers features designed specifically for the bass guitar and the unique demands required by bass players for accurate, distortion-free audio.
The Encore 200's key features include: 1) Proprietary Enhanced Headroom for maximum clarity even with high output active pickups. This special circuitry is designed to accept levels 4 to 7 times higher than standard instrument wireless systems, keeping even the highest signals clean and distortion-free without any added increase in background noise; 2) Bass Boost adjust on receiver output for tuning in exactly the right bass punch and presence missing in standard wireless. This control permits players to set the degree of "punch" they want depending on style and setup, thus eliminating the perceived thinner sound often noted with many instrument wireless systems when compared to a cord; and 3) Easily accessible input level adjust control on transmitter for optimum sound with all types of bass pickup outputs.
In addition to these unique features for bass, the Encore 200 offers a rugged half-rack receiver with retractable front panel dual antennas, DigiTRU Diversity for optimum range and dropout protection, 5 LED RF and AF displays for monitoring incoming signal strength and audio level, unbalanced 1/4" and balanced XLR outputs for bass amp or direct mixer feeds, or both, and snap-out side panel locking tabs for convenient single receiver or dual receiver (side-by-side) optional rack mounting.
The Encore 200 also features Nady's 120dB of dynamic range and operates on selectable frequencies between 169 and 216 MHz, with a typical range of 250 ft (up to 500+ ft with optimum line-of-sight). Although the Encore 200 is designed for the unique requirements of bass guitars, it can also be effectively used with guitars and other instruments.
The Encore 200 began shipping in September, 2004.
For more information, visit their web site at www.nadywireless.com