The Top Microphones with Long-Range Wireless Capabilities:
If you’re a keen observer of electronic technology, you’ve probably noticed that most gadgets are going wireless. From desktop keyboards and mouse to wireless speakers and microphones wireless technology is definitely one for the future.
In this post we will solely focus on wireless microphones. While the market is filled with an array of options, choosing the best type of wireless microphone for your requirements can be a daunting task. You can usually get one for cheap when you factor in a mail-in rebate as well.
Before we get into the various options, you should know that a wireless microphone has two components, mainly:
• The transmitter; for converting audio signal into radio signal before sending it to the transmitter.
• The receiver; for converting radio signal into audio signal before sending them to the attached sound system.
That said, here are the best long range wireless microphones that can suit your needs.
1. GONSIN TL-4200
This is the best long range wireless microphone for any conference tabletop. You’ve probably seen it being used in big business conferences or government conferences. This is because; this wireless microphone offers solutions that meet their demands.
It has superior features such as; quality sounds, built-in loudspeaker, video camera tracking, a light and stem ring that is pluggable and resistance to mobile phone interference. In addition to supporting multiple chairman/vice-chairman units, this microphone supports dynamic voting/parliamentary voting during candidate elections. Now it doesn’t get any better than this, does it?
2. Sennheiser EW 100 G-4
If you’re looking for something that offers cutting-edge technology, this 845 dynamic microphone has you sorted. Coming with a metal housing and a bright LCD screen you’ll definitely like its physical construction. To avoid any spill and feedback it uses a super-cardioid polar pattern – this means, it’s pretty directional.
This feature makes it perfect for presentations, choirs, vocals or any other event due to its ability to keep ambient sounds at bay. Also, the receiver and the handheld unit are connected using infrared technology ensuring they stay paired and recognized for longer.
3. Shure SLX2 SM58
This Shure vocal dynamic microphone can capture frequencies between 50-15,000 Hz thanks to its SM58 technology. It has a seamless automatic transmitter setup, thus operating in a range between 518-782 MHz. Additionally, the bright LCD screen perfectly displays the battery life (3-bar system) and the transmission frequency. To save energy, you can activate the auto shut-off sleep function.
4. AKG Perception
This wireless handheld mic is popularly known in the studio world for its best sound control ability. Coming with a frequency response of between 70-20,000 Hz it can cover a lot of higher end ground than its other competitors.
If you’re making presentations with a lot of feedbacks, the on-board gain control system makes this mic the perfect choice. Also, apart from the stable sync (500-560 MHz) of signal transmission via FM, the microphone gives you 8 hours of life using a single AA battery only.
5. Nady DKW Duo
If you’re on a budget and looking for two quality microphones, Nady DKW Duo is the perfect match for you. Its signal transmission via VHF broadcast protocol ranges between 170-216 MHz. As for keeping out the ambient noise, this microphone operates in a directional cardioid pattern. Another interesting fact is that it can give you 15 hours of operation because it runs on the 9v batteries. However, these batteries are quite expensive compared to the AAs other models use.
In short, there are a lot of things to consider when choosing the best long range wireless microphone. First and foremost you have to consider your intended use or settings before moving into details. Also, consider your budget, the type – whether handheld, lavalier or headset and the connectivity – whether analogue (radio frequency) or Digital (WiFi or infrared).