CHEAP Wireless no latency monitoring/in ear solution?

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  1. jiggletiggles

    jiggletiggles Newbie

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    I'm a one man music maker with lots of instruments wired up to be recorded at any moment. I am sick of getting my headphone cables tangled up as I move about my studio recording layer upon layer as I move from drum set, to guitar to bass to xylophone to melodica. it slows me down and the flood of ideas as i start to build a song.

    Is there a cheap wireless monitoring solution out there that would work for me? It would have to be no/low latency. It's ok if sound quality is a little hampered. it's just for monitoring purposes. But ideally if it wasn't would be best.

    I'd be happy to use them with the $15 in ear headphones i am used to.
     
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  3. ptpatty

    ptpatty Producer

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    Sennheiser RS 160 RFs are pretty good wireless phones for about $120 USD.
     
  4. Config

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    Wireless = latency (more or less).
    Period.
     
  5. EddieXx

    EddieXx Producer

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    cheap, wireless and latency free. well thats the real trick aint it. :cool:

    didn't really get if you just wanted to monitor in general, or if you required live instrument playing speed.

    see, just to listen shouldn't be a problem with practically whatever solution nowadays, unless its a really old device transmitting (or receiving).

    i sometimes use headphones connected wirelessly to my mac. i use a samsung bt dongle-receiver connected to the macs own internal bt. the receiver is not the latest bt revision and i still get fast enough response to play a midi keyboard, it works fast enough for simple stuff, not for a serious live session though.

    with a newer receiver with bt 4 or whatever the latest bt version is called, it should work even better.
     
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  6. Olaf

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    Maybe you could find an E-MU PIPEline system somewhere. It wasn't really expensive and has also low latency (Creative says 5.5ms).
     
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    Cheap,Wireless,No Latency....

    Pick 2.
     
  9. statik

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    if sound isnt really an issue i'd take a pair of in ear's that you get with you mobile and just cut of the cord, no latency, no wires and ok sure no sound but atleast it's cheap
     
  10. jiggletiggles

    jiggletiggles Newbie

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    Bluetooh has latency. cant do that. what do live sound performers use? those have to be no latency for in ear monitors. I know beyonce aint putting up latency.her ears are too good to let that happen.
     
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    jiggletiggles Newbie

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    Yes, I'm sure they are FM. 900Mhz
     
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