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For Newbies: HD or SD transmitter?

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#1 Dean Smollar

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Posted 25 October 2010 - 07:39 PM

Hey guys,

I've read a lot in the wireless transmitter section about everyone's recommendations and their personal experiences with pretty much all of the transmitters out there. I see a lot of people working with SD transmitter/Decimator combos, and a lot of people working with HD setups like the Camwave. From what I can gather, when it comes to the level that some of you guys are working at, it's about having the right tool for the particular gig you're working on ( or what the producers want you to have).

My question is: for someone like me who isn't quite at that level yet, what would you recommend? I've been thinking the best option for me is the Modulus 5000, not so much for the price as much as for the reliability of Modulus and the built in downconverter for output. I feel like I can work with a wider range of gear if I do that, but I'd really like to hear from y'all.

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#2 Brian Freesh

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Posted 25 October 2010 - 08:15 PM

If I were you, I would get the least expensive trusted and reliable Tx I could find. Which would most likely be a used Modulus 2000 or 3000, though there are other options. Same goes for the Rx, though something like a Camos from Cramped Attic would be both versatile and a bit cheaper.

Eric Fletcher is selling a Tx and Diversity Tuner on in the marketplace.
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