GENNUM GW 5150
These in-ear musician monitors are designed to enhance the capabilities available to IEM users by personalizing the listening experience, controlling the dynamics and amount of ambient environment in the mix, and even tailoring the frequency response to individual taste. Featuring patent-pending ear-level microphone ambience processing, users gain full 360-degree spatial perspective, which offers the ideal solution for musicians to hear their environment or communicate without having to remove monitors from their ears. Price: $1,495. AES booth: #272.
QUANTUM5X SYSTEMS QT-256WP
The QT-256wp’s proprietary microtransmitter technology is so small, you can hide it anywhere. The frequency-agile QT transmitters have companding pre-emphasis and provide high-quality broadcast audio. It features the latest lithium batteries that last up to 12 hours, with a power output ranging from 50 to 250 mW. It is frequency-selectable from 665 to 765 MHz in four individual blocks. The QT-256wp is made from solid industrial-grade aluminum, providing extra durability and reliability. Price: $1,750.
QUANTUM5X SYSTEMS QR-2000
The QR-2000 dual receiver comes with 256 pre-programmed channels. The QR-2000 is specially designed to work in harmony with the QT-256 mini wireless transmitter. The QR-2000 is a 19-inch metal rack receiver with 1,000 channel capabilities, built-in wideband antenna divider and easy-to-read programmable blue and white LCD. The QR-2000 is equipped with proprietary QT companding, designed to reduce low-noise distortion, HF overload and noise modulation. The QT-256 and the QR-2000 have industry Canada, FCC, CE, ETS (Europe) approvals. Price: $2,595.
SENNHEISER SKM 5200 TRANSMITTER
The new superfrequency-agility SKM 5200 features two channel banks: one fixed and one variable. The 5200 can be ordered with 20 preset frequencies for the fixed band and up to 20 UHF frequencies for the variable bank. All settings can be easily modified via new multifunction switch. A backlit display clearly identifies all audio and RF settings. Reliable, natural sound for stage and broadcast. AES booth: #227.
SHURE E4 EARPHONES
Equipped with high-definition drivers and tuned-port technology, Shure’s sound-isolating E4 earphones are ideally suited for use with Shure’s PSM line of personal monitor systems in both live performance and studio recording applications. E4 earphones provide wide-frequency stereo sound, sonic accuracy and total isolation from outside noise. Sensitivity at 1 kHz is rated at 122dB SPL/mW, while impedance is 110 ohms (1k). Gold-plated stereo output connectors with a 1/8-inch plug are also part of the package; 61 inches of cable is supplied. Price: $319.99. AES booth: #219.
ULTIMATE EARS SUPER.FI 3 STUDIO
The newest addition to Ultimate Ears’ new universal-fit Super.fi product line, the Super.fi 3 Studio is a full-range, universal-fit monitor for less than $100. The input sensitivity is 115 dB/mW, with an impedance of 13 ohms (@ 1 kHz). Price: $99.99.