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Overview

  • High-band VHF operation (170-216MHz)
  • Wide dynamic range
  • Full 40Hz-20kHz response range
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    $79.99
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A budget-friendly way to get rid of the cord.

Advanced features of the Nady DKW-1 wireless guitar system include high-band VHF operation for interference-free performance and 250' typical operating range (up to approximatley 500' line-of-sight). Advanced companding circuitry for a wide dynamic range so it won't overload with loud inputs or hiss with low inputs. WLT body-pack transmitter and DKW-1 portable receiver with unique, space-saving vertical design, power switch, 1/4" audio out. Large LEDs for power on, transmitter on, and audio peak. Special circuitry eliminates on/off popping noise.

Features

  • High-band VHF operation (170-216MHz)
  • Wide dynamic range
  • Full 40Hz-20kHz response range
  • 250' operating range
  • 1/4" audio out
  • Large LEDs including audio peak

Your bandmates will freak out when your amp starts playing a screaming solo while you're in the other room! Order today.

 
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NadyDKW-1 VHF Wireless Guitar System
 
3.1

(based on 68 reviews)

Ratings Distribution

  • 5 Stars

     

    (19)

  • 4 Stars

     

    (16)

  • 3 Stars

     

    (8)

  • 2 Stars

     

    (5)

  • 1 Stars

     

    (20)

53%

of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

Pros

  • Easy to use (11)
  • Lightweight (11)
  • Compact (10)
  • Good audio (9)
  • Durable (3)

Cons

  • Not durable (4)
  • Unreliable (4)

Best Uses

  • Performances (6)
  • Outdoor events / games (5)
  • Home studio (4)
    • Reviewer Profile:
    • Experienced (10), Professional musician (4)

Most Liked Positive Review

 

Surprisingly Awesome!

Can't beat a deal like this. Was expecting it to be sub-par, but it works great. I even cranked up my amp (Marshall AVT 150), left my house and walked down the...Read complete review

Can't beat a deal like this. Was expecting it to be sub-par, but it works great. I even cranked up my amp (Marshall AVT 150), left my house and walked down the street a couple houses down, and it was still working. Seriously. This was a great buy.
Comes with everything you need for it, minus the battery, in a really nice hard plastic case, that I wasn't expecting. Some say it has a sub-par transmitter cable, but I'm not sure on that. If it is, it can easily, and cheaply be replaced. I havn't had many problems with it yet.
It's absolutly amazing for the price! Every now and then you might get a little pop, but as long as you're standing within line-veiw of the reciever, it's just like having a standard cable. I do a lot of walking around with it, and I'm yet to have any serious problem that was noticeable.
I use it to walk out into the audience. Really gets the crowd going. That makes it a valuable asset to our stage presence.

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Most Liked Negative Review

 

Worth the money

I bought this unit 5 years ago when it was the Stupid Deal of the Day. After 5 years and hundreds of shows it still works. I have abused it and loaned it out...Read complete review

I bought this unit 5 years ago when it was the Stupid Deal of the Day. After 5 years and hundreds of shows it still works. I have abused it and loaned it out and only had to make minor repairs (my fault). It is well worth the money.

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3.0

Not yet sure on this one

By ChasL45488

from Baton Rouge, Louisiana

About Me Professional Musician

Verified Buyer

Pros

  • Compact
  • Easy To Use
  • Lightweight

Cons

    Best Uses

    • Performances

    Comments about Nady DKW-1 VHF Wireless Guitar System:

    Our trio bought three of these to use with our acoustic group. We play music of roughly 1800 to 1865; dress in period attire; and perform on reproductions of instruments that pre-date 1860. Being inconspicuously wireless is important to us, as we perform Victorian music at Victorian venues. The low cost of the Nady wireless pickups appealed to us; and I was extremely impressed with the quality of the system - the quality of the sound reproduction, that is - when I tried it in my home. I play a parlor guitar (a Republic, which is a reproduction of an 1856 CF Martin), and there was no collateral noise unless I thumped the guitar's body. I was pleased - no feedback problems with the PA system thorough which I put it. The guitar, as is true with the violin and the banjo which are the other instruments in our group, all have single transducer Piezo pickups, incidentally. Easy to hook up, easy to operate; plug it in, turn it on, and go! Trouble set in when we got together at our venues and plugged in all the instruments. Each of them is on a different channel, so there's no overlap or conflict theoretically. We had all sorts of noise and intermittent feedback throughout the performances. Though we could determine the origins of some of the noises, or guess at some of them, we were generally unable to identify and isolate the problems, or what caused them; so we weren't able to fix them, either. Worse yet, it seemed as though the pickups cut in and out at very random intervals, and for very random lengths of time. We were, at most, 25" away from the wireless receivers at any point. Though we may have walked past each other from time to time and gotten between the transmitter and a receiver, it was relatively rare that happened. In brief, we weren't happy with the overall performance of the wireless pickup systems; and we can't figure out what the problems were, and why they occurred. Some of the extraneous noises were generated by the banjo's shell rubbing against the banjoist's watch chain; or buttons on his vest. Some of the noises coming from the violinist may have been a result of some form of interference from the wireless mics (our violinist seems to have a disproportionately large number of problems with the wireless mics; and problems with the wireless pickup on the violin may be a result of his lifting it to play it, and lowering it, or his moving around as he plays. There's evidently much more in play here, though, for our experiments in trying to stop all of the nuisance noise were almost totally unsuccessful. Based on our admittedly limited experience so far, I'd be hard-pessed to recommend the wireless pick system by Nady - but I'm not yet sure that I'd recommend against it, either.

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    1.0

    Not a good product

    By hrich59

    from St. Petersburg, FL

    About Me Experienced

    Pros

    • Clear Sound
    • Compact
    • Easy To Use
    • Lightweight

    Cons

    • Breaks Easily
    • Unreliable

    Best Uses

    • Amateur Recording

    Comments about Nady DKW-1 VHF Wireless Guitar System:

    I bought this for my bass guitar at church. I used it twice a week for three weeks, and then the jack that plugs into the wireless reciever broke. Have not been able to find a replacement so I basically paid for a wireless that lasted 9 performances. Not good in my book.

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    1.0

    Do not buy, total junk!!

    By TONE!!!

    from Southern Maryland

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    Verified Buyer

    Pros

    • Horrible Product

    Cons

    • Breaks Easily
    • Terrible Product
    • Unreliable

    Best Uses

    • Absolute Crapola

    Comments about Nady DKW-1 VHF Wireless Guitar System:

    1st off let me say that Musicians Friend has the BEST customer service and completely took care of 2 defective units.
    I have had experience with Nady Wireless products years ago and have had good experiences. This go round however has shown me that Nady is no longer committed to Quality Assurance and now is just a JOKE of a product. 2 times as soon as I set up the unit to use, the solder joint and wiring in the 1/4in guitar jack either separated or just broke completely due to substandard wiring. The actual jack cover itself just slid off the threads and pulled apart the wires! All of this happened upon the first use right out of the box!!
    Like I said Musicians Friend stepped up right away and had a replacement unit practically overnight, and ultimately took both defective units back and refunded both my money and my shipping charges.
    I will continue to use and recommend Musicians Friend to anyone who values follow up customer service.

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    1.0

    Doesnt Work

    By Wilson

    from Buffalo, NY

    About Me Experienced

    Pros

      Cons

      • Poor Sound Quality

      Best Uses

        Comments about Nady DKW-1 VHF Wireless Guitar System:

        Right out of the box this didn't work very well. It crackles whenever the cable that attaches your guitar to the portable box moves. Thank God Musicians Friends is awesome and send a return shipping label and paid for the return.

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        1.0

        Faulty unit?

        By Outlaw Al

        from Richmond, VA

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        Pros

        • Compact
        • Lightweight

        Cons

        • Breaks Easily
        • Poor Sound Quality
        • Unreliable

        Best Uses

          Comments about Nady DKW-1 VHF Wireless Guitar System:

          Out of the box, the DKW-1 worked well, but the sound began to "crackle" as I moved away from the receiver. At 25', the noise was pretty bad. I will keep it as a convenient tool for practice, but I don't recommend it for a live show or studio recording.

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          (0 of 3 customers found this review helpful)

           
          1.0

          I wish I COULD review this

          By dissapointed

          from Montana

          About Me Novice

          Pros

            Cons

              Best Uses

                Comments about Nady DKW-1 VHF Wireless Guitar System:

                I'd like to review this, but gee, after 24 days I am still without what I ordered. Not a happy camper.

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                2.0

                Be Careful Of Nady Service

                By Jazzi Lady

                from Portland, Or.

                About Me Experienced

                Verified Buyer

                Pros

                • Clear Sound
                • Easy To Use

                Cons

                • Delevered Broken
                • Unreliable

                Best Uses

                • Home Studio

                Comments about Nady DKW-1 VHF Wireless Guitar System:

                The reality is this could be a wonderful product. It's made in China with everything else in our lives and sometimes the indivual quality of an item is not there. This is the case here. Out of the box the "instrument cord" had an intermittent break in it. This would result with a loud poping when I moved and thus the rating for only "home studio". I called Nady and on the extremely rare occasion you can get a live person they were very doubtful of my diagnosis. But finally agreed to send me a new cord which NEVER arrived. I should have boxed up this unit and sent it right back to Musician's Friend. But I decided to fix the problem and kept cutting the cord until I found the break and repaired it. Yes I have a short cord now with limited range because this is the antenna for the unit but NO MORE POPPING. I must admit the unit works very well when I got it to work. But my experience with Nady would discourage me from purchasing their products again. Don't bother sending them an email as they will respond with a canned message to just call them on the phone and again no answer. Extremely disappointing service from Nady. Years ago Nady used to be the name to have and that was the sole reason I purchased this Nady product. But with such poor service I won't make that mistake again.

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                (1 of 2 customers found this review helpful)

                 
                3.0

                Workable but noisy at angles

                By Hillbilly

                from Oslo, Norway

                About Me Experienced

                Verified Buyer

                Pros

                • Clear Sound
                • Easy To Use
                • Lightweight
                • Versatile

                Cons

                • Certain Angles Get Noisy

                Best Uses

                • Rehearsal

                Comments about Nady DKW-1 VHF Wireless Guitar System:

                Cheap! Workable at home.

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                (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

                 
                4.0

                works great!

                By hollywood

                from CT

                About Me Experienced

                Pros

                • Clear Sound
                • Compact
                • Easy To Use
                • Lightweight

                Cons

                • Transmitter Seems Flimsy

                Best Uses

                • Amateur Recording
                • Home Studio

                Comments about Nady DKW-1 VHF Wireless Guitar System:

                Although this system is not expensive, it does what I expect. It has a good sound and is easy and convenient to use. The transmitter belt clip seems a little flimsy for stage use but it performs well in my home studio. If you need a home studio system that will replace a bunch of clumsy cords and sounds good for the money, then this is your system. It is great bang for the buck!!

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                (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

                 
                5.0

                DKW-1 VHF WIRELESS GUITAR SYSTEM

                Pros

                • Clear Sound
                • Compact
                • Durable
                • Easy To Use
                • Lightweight
                • Versatile

                Cons

                • none

                Best Uses

                • Events
                • Home Studio
                • Performances

                Comments about Nady DKW-1 VHF Wireless Guitar System:

                Great Product, Great Price, Fast Shipping. Works Great for me at my home.

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