Digital wireless systems are all the rage these days, but good old UHF still has some unique advantages.
Many radio systems are now digital, some working on the licence-free 2.4GHz (WiFi) band, including systems made by Audio‑Technica themselves. However, there are some benefits in using UHF systems, the most often cited being the lack of latency — which is particularly important when in-ear monitoring is being used. Licensed systems also mean less likelihood of conflicting frequencies in the area. As a general rule, digital systems have the edge over analogue on audio quality, but while an analogue system will warn when you are moving out of range by becoming noisy, digital systems either work or they don't.
Audio-Technica are among the manufacturers who still see new UHF systems as worthwhile, and for this review I was sent the...
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