This new product includes the same features that have made the Jack so successful, particularly the rechargeable NIMH batteries, a receiver with built in charger, 15 hours of playing time on one charge, no menus or compander, 24-bit digital converters, no audible latency, 12 selectable channels, encoded transmission and unique triple diversity.
The Pack also operates in the 2.4GHz band, which is immune to the imminent Digital Dividend Review and is legal throughout the EU and beyond.
It is equipped with a 3.5mm high impedance jack for instruments and a 2.5mm jack for microphones. This provides wireless freedom those who use active and passive guitars, basses, keyboards, wind instrument microphones, percussion, piano and various other kinds of microphone.
Users can also switch between a traditional ‘wired’ sound and a pure digital sound via cable capacitance circuitry by simply pressing a button. A 3.5mm to 6.35mm converter for guitars and basses is included, along with two belt clips, a Velcro cable strap, a 100V-230V universal digital power supply and a foam-lined carry case.
The wireless system weighs only 72 grams and three microphones are available as optional extras. The QDE 0802, an earhook boom mic, the QDE 0803 lavalier mic and the QDE 0804 clip on mic for brass, wind and speaker cabinets can also be purchased to accompany the Pack.
The Pack has a recommended retail price of £407, the QDE 0802 and 0803 retail at £49.79 and the 0804 costs £75.33, all with VAT included. These products are all available now from MTR. For more information, visit their website here.