Your question was for advice not for vendor info (of which I am one – one who is a regular sponsor and supporter of EdTA, ITF and ETF-JumpStart Theatre) I deal with both Sweetwater and B&H regularly for various reasons plus Full Compass – all of these are great companies. We like to think we are equally as good, but our concentration is specifically on School, Church and Community Theatre.
Which WIRELESS MICROPHONE system you choose depends on a lot of factors.
The system that is installed in more schools than any other is the Shure SLX, but in the last 3 years the system most commonly being installed is the Shure QLXD. Senheisers ew100 and ew300 systems also have a good share of the market.
Some limits on # of channels:
We are mainly selling the Shure QLXD systems.
Please avoid the following anything operating in 2.4Ghz or 5.8GHz - interferes with WiFi routers anything from Pyle, GTD Audio, Audio 2000s, VocoPro and most of the Nady stuffWe specialize in providing turnkey systems - unpacked, racked up, cables and tested - just plug in power, connect to mixer, and you are ready to go
There are 2 types used in theatre
The major brands are
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