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Nady UHF-4 Guitar Wireless System  

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  • Interference-free operation on select UHF frequencies within separate bands 902-928 and 944-952 MHz
  • Half-rack design receiver design with folding front panel dual antennas
  • Snap out panel locking tabs for sing/and dual receiver optional rackmounting
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120dB dynamic capability and 250 feet transmitting distance.

With the Nady UHF-4 Guitar Wireless system you get a great value in a full-featured, single-channel UHF wireless mic system with interference-free operation in any application or locale on select UHF frequencies within separate bands 902-928 and 944-952 MHz.

The half-rack designed UHF-4 receiver features Nady's proprietary companding circuitry to give it a 120dB dynamic range for clear, natural sound, and a Tone Squelch for locking out potential interference. It also features DigiTRU Diversity for maximum range and dropout protection, full LED indicators, unbalanced and balanced outputs, and special circuitry for noiseless transmitter On/Off switching.

The wireless microphone system's included UB-4 transmitter gives you the option to chose from instrument (GT), headworn (HM), and lavalier (LT) mic operating modes, and includes an Off/Standby/On switch which allows convenient audio muting while the transmitter is in use. A status LED indicator flashes once to let you know it's on while it stays steady when your battery is going low. It has a locking 3.5mm mini-jack that provides you with a secure connection for your removable mic or instrument cable, and an easily accessible input level adjust controller for optimum sound in HM and LT modes.

The UHF-4 Guitar Wireless system also includes a 1/4" instrument cable.

Features
  • Interference-free operation on select UHF frequencies within separate bands 902-928 and 944-952 MHz
Receiver
  • Half-rack design receiver design with folding front panel dual antennas
  • Snap out panel locking tabs for sing/and dual receiver optional rackmounting
  • Tone Squelch to lock out interference
  • DIgiTRU Diversity technology
  • Full LED indicators
  • unbalanced and balanced output
  • Noiseless transmitter On/Off switching
UB-4 bodypack transmitter
  • 3 mic operating modes: Instrument (GT), Headworn (HM), and Lavalier (LT) mic
  • Off/Standby/On switch
  • Locking 3.5mm mini-jack
  • Accessible input level adjust control
  • Easily accessible input level adjust controller
  • Runs on single 9V alkaline or NiMH battery

Give yourself more wireless freedom for less money. Order this system today.

 

UHF-4 Guitar Wireless System Specifications:

  • System
  • Frequency response: 30Hz - 18KHz, +/- 3dB
  • Dynamic range: 120dB
  • THD: < 0.6%
  • RF carrier frequency range: UHF, choice of single frequencies in separate bands within 794-865 MHz
  • Frequency stability: +/- 0.005%, crystal controlled
  • Modulation: FM (F3E), +/- 20KHz normal
  • Operating Range: Up to 250' typical (depending on site conditions); up to 500'+ optimum line-of-sight
  • Receiver
  • Reception Mode: DigiTRU Diversity (Dual Antenna)
  • Squelch: External Control, Tone Key (30.768 KHz)
  • Controls: Power On/Off, Volume Control, Squelch (Mute) Adjust
  • Connectors: DC in, 1/4" unbalanced phone jack (360 mV/ no load), XLR balanced input (+/- 24 mV/ 600 Ohm load)
  • LED indicators: Power On, Diversity A/B, Audio LED Bars + Peak
  • Unwanted signal rejection: 60 dB image and spurious
  • Power requirements: DC 15V @ 300 mA, adapter included
  • Dimensions: 1.75"H x 7.5"W x 8.1"D (4.5 x 19 x 20.6 cm)
  • Weight: 0.9 lb. (.41kg)
  • Antenna: 3.5", dual telescopic
  • Transmitter
  • Audio inputs: 3.5mm locking mini-jack, switchable inputs: instrument, headworn mic, or lavalier mic
  • Controls: Power/Standby/Off, Instrument/Headworn Mic/Lav Mic, Input Level
  • LED indicator: Single color (red), Unit On (single flash red), Low Battery Alert (steady red)
  • RF power out: 50mW nominal (maximum allowed by FCC)
  • Harmonic & spurious emissions: < -50 dB
  • Battery: 9V Alkaline
  • Battery life: 10 Hours
  • UH-4 Bodypack Dimensions: 4.25"H x 2.5"W x 1.0"D, (10.8 cm x 6.4 cm x 2.5 cm)
  • Weight: 3.1 oz. (88g) without battery
  • UH-4 Hand-held: 9.5" x 2.0", (24cm x 5.1cm)
  • Weight: 6.6oz. (187g) without battery
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NadyUHF-4 Guitar Wireless System
 
3.9

(based on 29 reviews)

Ratings Distribution

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    (15)

  • 4 Stars

     

    (6)

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56%

of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

Pros

  • Easy to use (7)
  • Compact (5)
  • Good audio (5)
  • Lightweight (5)
  • Durable (3)

Cons

  • Unreliable (3)

Best Uses

  • Performances (4)
  • Outdoor events / games (3)
    • Reviewer Profile:
    • Experienced (6), Professional musician (3)

Most Liked Positive Review

 

Very Nice System!!!

This unit is awesome!!! I got Ch. 11 and haven't had a single problem yet. I dropped it once, and it still works fine. I did go ahead and bought the...Read complete review

This unit is awesome!!! I got Ch. 11 and haven't had a single problem yet. I dropped it once, and it still works fine. I did go ahead and bought the 3 year warranty, since I read some of the reviews. ANYONE WITH TROUBLE WITH THE CLIP: SINCE IT'S A GUITAR SYSTEM, USE A RUBBER BAND TO HOLD IT ON (SEE ONE OF MY ADDED PICTURES). IF YOU WRAP THE RUBBER BAND AROUND THE UNIT AND HAVE IT GRIP THE BOTTOM OF THE CLIP, IT HOLDS THE TRANSMITTER IN PLACE VERY VERY WELL.
Public service announcement: THE PICTURED CABLE IS NOT INCLUDED!!! I have posted a picture of the top of the transmitter (since I couldn't find any on the internet) and the ends of the included cable. It is 1/4" to 3.5mm locking. The cord length is just under 4ft.
I use the unit on my acoustic guitar primarily, but it has worked with all of mine. I definitely would recommend this product to anyone looking for mid/high quality output (although it does mess with the EQ a little, the actual output is not distorted), especially for use at church. Battery life isn't great, but what do you expect?
Overall, great unit for the price. It gives you so much freedom. Great job Nady!!!

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Great Wireless Unit!

I was a bit nervous about buying a "budget" wireless unit because of the usual stereotypical poor quality. However, this unit seems great! Yes, it's made of...Read complete review

I was a bit nervous about buying a "budget" wireless unit because of the usual stereotypical poor quality. However, this unit seems great! Yes, it's made of plastic...but if you take care of it, it'll last. My body pack has already taken a few falls and is still working great. I put the receiver on top of my amp and connect it with a short patch cable. I must say, this thing sounds great! I've A/B'd it with a good quality cable and the only difference I've noticed is a bit less low-end when playing cleans, and the difference is rather subtle at that. When playing with distortion or overdrive (which I do a majority of the time), I can't notice a difference. Actually, I have fewer problems with noise and feedback when using the wireless instead of the cable. My friend tried it out with his guitar and rig and experienced the same thing. The range of this unit is awesome. Unless I'm in a very high interference area, I don't think I'll ever have signal issues. I haven't had the chance to gig with this unit yet, but I will definitely be using it for our next gig. The battery life has been pretty good, but I do recommend getting some rechargeable 9V batteries; probably cheaper in the long run.

On a side note, the metal coil at the base of the jack initially caused some noise when the cable moved. To fix this, I carefully unscrewed the jack and slid the metal coil out to the middle of the cable so it s not making contact with anything, then screwed the jack back tight. Since then the cable has been very quiet. I will probably remove the coil all together eventually, just haven t done so yet.

This is a great unit and is definitely worth the price. If you are looking for a budget wireless unit, this is definitely a very good option to consider. I have had no problems with it and plan to use it until it breaks, or until I upgrade to a higher end unit.

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2.0

Doesn't Work Well With Acoustic Guitar

By Kev

from Arlington, TX

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    Cons

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        Comments about Nady UHF-4 Guitar Wireless System:

        This is a neat little unit for the price, but it seemed to rob a little low-end and add unwanted noises. Particularly D and G strings when played together caused some sort of warbling that was not at all there using a cable. Playing the high notes on an open chord seemed to enourage a sort of scraping sound that was even worse. I can see where these sounds might not be noticeable using a distorted electric guitar, but they made it unusable for my purpose of reproducing a clean acoustic guitar. I called Nady support and Schmitty(?) quickly told me I needed an "active" cable if I was using an active pickup, and that would almost surely solve the problem - and I understood him to be talking about the short cable that connected the guitar to the transmitter. I was able to Google and find talk of a battery-powered instrument cable that was called "active" at a premium price, no one else I've talked to has heard of one. Also, If this was known the solution, I'm not at all happy with Nady for not supplying that "active" cable, or at least mentioning this requirement in the documentation. I'm a little aggravated about having wasted my time with this.

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        (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

         
        5.0

        Very nice, dependable, solid unit

        By northbaygonzo

        from sonoma county, ca

        About Me Professional Musician

        Pros

        • Clear Sound
        • Compact
        • Durable
        • Easy To Use
        • Length Of Reception
        • Lightweight
        • Sound

        Cons

        • None With Exceptions

        Best Uses

        • Events
        • Performances

        Comments about Nady UHF-4 Guitar Wireless System:

        I've used several of these units on varying frequencies over the past 9 years, and have nothing but positives to relate with one minor exception... the standard 'jack' is really flaky, so I replaced each one with a RCA plug solution, and have had NO problems with them... Use with both bass and guitars, and they work faultlessly... Note that they do boost the signal output, so if you use a compressor/distortion pedal signal chain, you will sustain FOREVER (perfect!)... These units have stood up to the use/misuse/abuse of the road, and every single one of them continues to work flawlessly... highly recommend

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        5.0

        Great Buy

        By Go Fish

        from Hilton Head Island, SC

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        Verified Buyer

        Pros

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

        Cons

          Best Uses

          • Amateur Recording
          • Home Studio
          • Mobile DJ

          Comments about Nady UHF-4 Guitar Wireless System:

          After reading the reviews I almost did not purchase this product. Maybe its not the best for pro's on stage full time. But it works great for my purpose. I am very happy with the equipment. I realize its not the most expensive, but it works just fine for those on a budget. The range is very good and the tone is great.

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          (0 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

           
          1.0

          Save Your Money If...

          By BobbyByer

          from Citrus Heights

          About Me Experienced

          Pros

          • Compact
          • Easy To Use
          • Lightweight

          Cons

          • Breaks Easily
          • Poor Sound Quality
          • Unreliable

          Best Uses

          • At home

          Comments about Nady UHF-4 Guitar Wireless System:

          This unit has poor sound quality if you are playing with any kind of distortion. So if you are thinking about playing distortion with this unit just save your money and buy a better one. I tried playing a show with this and it was getting so much feedback that I had to switch back to my chord. Even when the volume knob was all the way off it was still picking up full sound...

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          (6 of 6 customers found this review helpful)

           
          5.0

          Very Nice System!!!

          By Josh Bb

          from PA

          About Me Experienced

          Verified Reviewer

          Pros

          • Clear Sound
          • Durable
          • Easy To Use
          • Quick Turn On Time
          • Versatile

          Cons

            Best Uses

            • Amateur Recording
            • Events
            • Mobile DJ
            • Performances

            Comments about Nady UHF-4 Guitar Wireless System:

            This unit is awesome!!! I got Ch. 11 and haven't had a single problem yet. I dropped it once, and it still works fine. I did go ahead and bought the 3 year warranty, since I read some of the reviews. ANYONE WITH TROUBLE WITH THE CLIP: SINCE IT'S A GUITAR SYSTEM, USE A RUBBER BAND TO HOLD IT ON (SEE ONE OF MY ADDED PICTURES). IF YOU WRAP THE RUBBER BAND AROUND THE UNIT AND HAVE IT GRIP THE BOTTOM OF THE CLIP, IT HOLDS THE TRANSMITTER IN PLACE VERY VERY WELL.
            Public service announcement: THE PICTURED CABLE IS NOT INCLUDED!!! I have posted a picture of the top of the transmitter (since I couldn't find any on the internet) and the ends of the included cable. It is 1/4" to 3.5mm locking. The cord length is just under 4ft.
            I use the unit on my acoustic guitar primarily, but it has worked with all of mine. I definitely would recommend this product to anyone looking for mid/high quality output (although it does mess with the EQ a little, the actual output is not distorted), especially for use at church. Battery life isn't great, but what do you expect?
            Overall, great unit for the price. It gives you so much freedom. Great job Nady!!!

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            (1 of 2 customers found this review helpful)

             
            2.0

            You get what you pay for

            By Patrick James McKenna

            from St.Marys, GA

            About Me Professional Musician

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            Pros

              Cons

              • Breaks Easily
              • Unreliable

              Best Uses

                Comments about Nady UHF-4 Guitar Wireless System:

                If you want a cheap system that is best suited for at home practice, this product might deliver.
                I've used this at a few live gigs and was highly disapointed.
                The clip came loose a few times.
                The sound quality was unreliable.
                The other band members told me that I should have spent more money on a better system. They're right.

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                (1 of 4 customers found this review helpful)

                 
                1.0

                Little more than a childs toy.

                By GH8S_qOGw

                from Alabama

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                Pros

                • Compact
                • Easy To Use
                • Lightweight

                Cons

                • Poor Sound Quality
                • Unreliable

                Best Uses

                • Practice

                Comments about Nady UHF-4 Guitar Wireless System:

                Very noisy and drops out a lot. It doesn't have good range and it pops very loudly when switching channels. I read one review that said this thing has mastered the art of drop ins. While that may be an exageration I understand where the reviewer is coming from. This thing drops out a lot. I can't even use it with my Vox VT amp because the noise is unbearable. I bought a used VHF Nady wireless a long time ago and it has worked perfectly for 15 years. I've been sold on Nady ever since but my last two Nady purchases have convinced me that it's time to try something else. Would not recomend.

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                (2 of 2 customers found this review helpful)

                 
                4.0

                Just like I was Plugged In

                By Jimmy B

                from New Jersey

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                Verified Buyer

                Pros

                • Clear Sound
                • Easy To Use
                • Half The Price Of Others

                Cons

                • Single Frequency

                Best Uses

                • Performances

                Comments about Nady UHF-4 Guitar Wireless System:

                I've used this several times to play out, and it worked like a charm. I could walk from the stage to the other side of the bar with no loss of signal or clarity. I've played about 7 hours on one battery, and it shows no sign of quitting (I do, however, turn it off between songs and during breaks, same as if I turned my volume down).

                Haven't used it yet where another band member is also wireless. But the bass and other guitar both have multiple frequency units, so I'm not anticipating a problem.

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                (5 of 5 customers found this review helpful)

                 
                5.0

                Great Wireless

                By TG Hoffman

                from Kansas

                About Me Professional Musician

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                Pros

                • Clear Sound
                • Compact
                • Durable
                • Easy To Use
                • Lightweight
                • No Dropouts
                • Super Range
                • Versatile

                Cons

                • none

                Best Uses

                • Events
                • Free Movement
                • Performances

                Comments about Nady UHF-4 Guitar Wireless System:

                I just purchased this for my son and, he gave it a try last night. Great sound, No dropouts even at a long distance. I owned a Nady wireless several years ago it had a metal belt clip that once it got bent or sprung there was no fixing it. This unit is made of plastic and, should not have this problem. I know that plastic is not as durbale as metal but with care and good sense handling it should last a long time. Even if the clip would break there are pouches that the transmitter can be put in to either attach to your belt or guitar strap.

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                3.0

                probably good for vocals

                Comments about Nady UHF-4 Guitar Wireless System:

                Good for vocals or guitar players who use digital effects. Not so much for players who stay analog through a tube amp.
                Got this for my birthday (at my request). It worked well, without any interference. However, the signal chain for my rig is 100% analog. I found that this product subtly changed my sound. The attack was harsher. Because it changed my tone, however subtly, I returned it. For vocals it would be great, especially when used with an equalizer.
                Nicely made for the price.
                Compares,well with more expensive units.

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