XD-V55 systems combine exclusive modeling technology with 24-bit digital wireless performance 08/05/12
Line 6 has been in touch to tell us that they are now shipping the new XD-V55 digital wireless handheld, lavalier, and headset microphone systems.
Steve Devino, live sound product manager at Line 6, told Sonic State,"For performers who want wired mic audio performance and wireless freedom, the combination of Line 6 modeling and our class-leading digital wireless platform makes the latest XD-V systems the only choice. Proven on countless stages and tours worldwide,fourth-generation Line 6 digital wireless technology ensures the best possible performance experience with crystal-clear audio, rock-solid reliability and simple, license-free operation – worldwide."
Here's what Line 6 has to say about the new systems...
Featuring sophisticated microphone modeling technology, XD-V55 systems deliver the sound of the world's most popular wired mics combined with a proven 4th-generation digital wireless platform. With 24-bit, 10Hz–20kHz, compander-free performance, XD-V55 series digital wireless systems provide unmatched, full-range audio clarity and license-free operation worldwide.
Designed for professional vocalists and active performers, the new XD-V55 line includes handheld, lavalier, and headset digital wireless systems. The family offers pure, 24-bit sound with unparalleled reliability in an easy to operate, desktop or rack mountable format.
Ensuring faithful reproduction and stunning full-range audio clarity, XD-V55 systems all feature 10Hz - 20kHz frequency response and wide dynamic range (up to >117 dB). Unlike analog wireless technology, Line 6 digital wireless technology does not use companders or compress the audio signal in any way, and audio quality does not degrade with distance, inspiring vocalists to perform with confidence. XD-V55 systems operate in the 2.4GHz band, which is free from interference due to TV broadcast, public safety announcements, cell phone towers and other transmitting devices. Encoded DCL™ (Digital Channel Lock) technology prevents reception of any audio interference from other 2.4 GHz devices.
XD-V55 handheld systems feature a selection of 4 spectacular models of the world's most popular vocal microphones. Using this incredibly diverse sonic palette, vocalists can choose the perfect microphone sound to match their voice and style of performance. For active spoken-word performers, instrumentalists or singers who require a hands-free solution, XD-V55 bodypack based systems offer selectable EQ filter models, tailored for a wide range of vocal and instrumental applications.
XD-V55 series digital wireless systems are incredibly easy to operate. Simply choose a channel on the transmitter and receiver and they lock together automatically. No need for RF tuning or intermodulation calculators.
With a wide range of systems and configuration options, XD-V55 series digital wireless systems from Line 6 are the perfect solution for professional vocalists and active performers.
XD-V55 family features: 12 channels, 300-foot range; 1/2U desktop receiver with externally mounted antennas; heavy-duty metal chassis. Pricing and Availability:
XD-V55 Handheld Microphone System – $629.99 MSRP
XD-V55L Lavalier Microphone System – $629.99 MSRP
XD-V55HS Headset Microphone System – $629.99 MSRP More information: