Rifftone M5 5.8GHz Wireless Guitar System

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  1. MikeR

    MikeR Guitar Challenged

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    No, but this review (such as it is) of the Canadian version claims it works:

     
  2. burlew

    burlew Blues Junior

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    Hey Mike.

    I'm all for having the freedom offered by a wireless rig. Our bass player is wireless and he loves to roam among the crowd during certain songs.

    But I'm kinda chained to my pedal board. I mean even if i was wireless, i can't venture far from the board.

    your thoughts . . . . .
     
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    Crossroads Thump the Bottom

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    David

    I can't speak for this unit bit I have used a Line 6 G30 for years with a pedal board.

    It still makes it much easier to move around, you don't have to worry about tripping, stepping on your cord or getting it wrapped around a mic stand.

    I would use it more but I have to strap the transmitter, it eats AA batteries, and I lose a spot for the receiver on my board. So I want to replace mine. Just trying to determine if this is the right unit for me. The latency is about twice the 2.4 G units.
     
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    Elio Student Of The Blues

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    Good question, I would really like one I can use with my active pickup bass.
     
  5. MikeR

    MikeR Guitar Challenged

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    I used it last night at the Blue Note for our garage band gig and it worked great! I had it plugged into my pedal board and although I didn't go far from the board, it was still nice to have. If I'm not soloing, I don't usually change anything pedal-wise during a song so with the wireless, I could move about freely.
     
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    JestMe Student Of The Blues

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    I like the idea of 5.8GHz and I like the price too... I got one sitting in my Amazon cart... but haven't pulled the trigger yet...

    They do look essentially just like the Carvin WG5 that was also tempting. I think you are correct when you say they are the same...even the diagrams in the manual look the same...

    Thanks for the tip on these...
     
  7. burlew

    burlew Blues Junior

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    ok. . .you smooth talker.

    Its on order
     
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