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Hello all, I have some lectrosonic 411a receivers (smqv tx) and I want to extend the range on them and am looking for some good antenna to try out. There are a lot of options out there so any suggestions are appreciated greatly!

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1 hour ago, HiddenSound said:

Going to try for my first cart setup! 

Sharkfins are very popular because they have an increase in sensitivity in the front and reject from the back. Raise them up and you will typically get great range. You can even strategically  point them away from problematic RF sources.

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7 hours ago, Trey LaCroix said:

Sharkfins are very popular because they have an increase in sensitivity in the front and reject from the back. Raise them up and you will typically get great range. You can even strategically  point them away from problematic RF sources.

 

+1

The 411 doesn't support active antennas I guess which is not necessary at all on a cart with short RF cables.

Take a look at the technical specs. Expensive doesn't always mean better in this case. Seems like Zaxcom is cheaper than Shure and even Remote Audio (huh?)

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13 hours ago, Trey LaCroix said:

Sharkfins are very popular because they have an increase in sensitivity in the front and reject from the back. Raise them up and you will typically get great range. You can even strategically  point them away from problematic RF sources.

What Trey said is bang on.  You don't need powered antennas (although if you're going to remote them far away, it is handy)

Even if using Lectrosonics SNA600a dipoles, just simply getting them up high will improve performance a lot! But even better (depending on purpose, of course) is getting shark fins. 

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Sharkfins are nice, small, and they have a cool name.  But if you have the room on your new cart, no other passive antenna can beat PW’s helicals.3D3CA2F3-D4DD-4F37-B019-BC14943D79C5.png

 

These smaller ones are ridiculously awesome.  Around corners, through metal, I’ve really only had issues with being stepped on or like 400’ away.

 

Not cheap, but you won’t ever have to replace em!

 

https://www.professionalwireless.com/product/domed-helical-antenna/

 

Dan Izen

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On 7/2/2021 at 7:27 AM, Mungo said:

Seems like Zaxcom is cheaper than Shure and even Remote Audio (huh?)


Remote Audio isn‘t a cheap brand… But you’re only referring to whip antennas, right? Because Remote Audio only make whips…

On 7/4/2021 at 9:03 PM, Izen Ears said:

no other passive antenna can beat PW’s helicals


So do you have two of those for diversity?

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On 7/8/2021 at 4:47 PM, Constantin said:


Remote Audio isn‘t a cheap brand… But you’re only referring to whip antennas, right? Because Remote Audio only make whips…


So do you have two of those for diversity?

Yep!

 

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