Sennheiser XSW 72 Instrument Set Wireless Guitar System (Discontinued)

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Sennheiser XSW 72 Instrument Set Wireless Guitar System
Sennheiser XSW 72 Instrument Set Wireless Guitar System

The Sennheiser XSW 72 is a wireless system designed for use in small to medium size venues, which cover most of the venues that guitarists play in, including bars, coffee shops, churches and more.

The transmitter comes in the form of a body pack with Sennheiser's locking cable that secures the connection of your guitar and body pack and it runs on two AA batteries which give you up to 10 hours of operation.

The receiver gives you more control over the frequencies that you'll be working with, so you can tune the wireless system to use quiet frequencies even in busy cities and venues.

Specifications:

  • Transmitter: SK20 Body Pack
    • Battery: (Up to 8 Hours)
    • Guitar Cable: 1 x Cl 1 (Sennheiser locking 1/8" to standard 1/4")
    • Dimensions: 2.60" x 3.78" x 0.95"
    • Weight: 0.21 lbs.
  • Receiver: EM10 True Diversity
    • Antenna: Detachable
    • Operating Range: Not Specified
    • Frequency Range: 548 - 572 MHz
    • Frequency Response: 50Hz - 16kHz
    • Output: 1 x XLR, 1 x 1/4"
    • Dimensions: 7.87" x 1.65" x 5"
    • Weight: 1.61lbs.
  • Features: Tunable Frequencies, True Diversity Reception

Pros

Users who are impressed with the XSW 72 point to its solid build quality as its main redeeming trait. Signal reliability and the ability to fine tune the frequencies are also very much appreciated by users who have successfully implemented this wireless system in different venues.

Cons

There are a few who are not too happy with the transmitter battery life, they recommend turning the unit off when not in use.

Overall

The Sennheiser XSW 72's tunable frequencies and signal reliability make it very easy to recommend.

It is mainly only available second hand these days, so if you're looking for a new wireless system please take a look at our guide to The Best Wireless Guitar Systems.

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