Relay™ digital guitar wireless systems redefine the wireless experience for guitarists and bassists. They deliver wired tone, uncompromising dependability and refreshingly simple operation like no other wireless systems can. And they can do it on every stage around the world.
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Receiver design
Polycarbonate stompbox-style
Polycarbonate stompbox-style
Transmitter design
Polycarbonate bodypack
Polycarbonate bodypack
Requires Gain Level setting
No
Yes
Audio metering
Single LED
Single LED
Outputs
1/4"
1/4"
Dynamic range
>118dB A-weighted
>90dB (IHF-A) S=0dBv
Frequency response
10Hz-20kHz, +/- 0.5dB
50Hz-15kHz, +/- 4dB
Companding (signal compression/expansion) required
No
Yes
Distortion
0.03% THD
<2% THD
Audio degradation as range increases
No
Yes
Audio artifacts if RF interference
No
Yes
May receive unwanted audio signals
No
Yes
Can use all channels simultaneously
Yes
No
Can be used throughout North America
Yes
No
Can be used world wide
Yes
No
Susceptible to TV interference
No
Yes
Frequency Models
1 (useable throughout North America, and around the world)
6 (must be selected based on local TV usage and available channels)
RF range
2.4GHz (license-free ISM band)
USA 642-646 (N1-N6), Europe 863-865 (E1-E4), 801-805 (U1-U6)
Selectable channels
6 (always available)
None - factory preset
Maximum simultaneous channels
6 (always available)
Not limited by local interference.
Up to 6 (depending on local interference)
Battery Life display
Battery Life meter on transmitter and receiver
LED on transmitter
FCC approval
License free
Requires license

Receiver design
Metal stompbox-style
Polycarbonate tabletop-style
Transmitter design
Metal bodypack
Polycarbonate bodypack
Requires Gain Level setting
No
Yes
Audio metering
Single LED
Single LED
Outputs
1/4" and tuner out
XLR and 1/4"
Dynamic range
>120dB A-weighted
>100dB A-weighted
Frequency response
10Hz-20kHz, - 2.5dB
45Hz-15kHz, +/- 2dB
Companding (signal compression/expansion) required
No
Yes
Distortion
0.03% THD
0.5% THD
Audio degradation as range increases
No
Yes
Audio artifacts if RF interference
No
Yes
May receive unwanted audio signals
No
Yes
Can use all channels simultaneously
Yes
No
Can be used throughout North America
Yes
No
Can be used world wide
Yes
No
Susceptible to TV interference
No
Yes
Frequency Models
1 (useable throughout North America, and around the world)
3 (L5, H6, J6) must be selected based on local TV usage
RF range
2.4GHz (license-free ISM band)
H6: 524MHz-542Mhz (TV channels 23-25), J6: 572.25mHz-589.875mHz (TV channels 31-33), L5: 644mHz-662mHz (TV channels 43-45)
Selectable channels
12 (always available)
10 groups of 9 channels
Maximum simultaneous channels
12 (always available)
Not limited by local interference.
Up to 9 (depending on local interference)
Battery Life display
Battery Life meter on transmitter and receiver
LED on transmitter
FCC approval
License free
Requires license

Receiver design
Metal 1U rack
Metal 1U half-rack
Transmitter design
Metal bodypack
Metal bodypack
Requires Gain Level setting
No
Yes
Audio metering
5 LED display
LCD metering
Outputs
XLR, 1/4" and tuner out
XLR and 1/4"
Dynamic range
>120dB A-weighted
≥110dB A-weighted
Frequency response
10Hz-20kHz, - 2.5dB
25Hz-18kHz
Companding (signal compression/expansion) required
No
Yes
Distortion
0.03% THD
≤0.9% THD
Audio degradation as range increases
No
Yes
Audio artifacts if RF interference
No
Yes
May receive unwanted audio signals
No
Yes
Can use all channels simultaneously
Yes
No
Can be used throughout North America
Yes
No
Can be used world wide
Yes
No
Susceptible to TV interference
No
Yes
Frequency Models
1 (useable throughout North America, and around the world)
6 (must be selected based on local TV usage and available channels)
RF range
2.4GHz (license-free ISM band)
A: 516mHz-558mHz, G: 566mHz-608mHz, B: 626mHz-668mHz, C: 734mHz-776mHz, D: 780mHz-822mHz, E: 823mHz-865mHz
Selectable channels
12 (always available)
20 groups of 12 channels
Maximum simultaneous channels
12 (always available)
Not limited by local interference.
Up to 12 (depending on local interference)
Battery Life display
Battery Life meter on transmitter and receiver
Battery Life meter on transmitter and receiver
FCC approval
License free
Requires license

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