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Topic: Microphones
Message: Posted by: magicman491 (Mar 7, 2013 04:19AM)
I'm looking for a mic for busking. Just wondering if you have any recommendations.
I can either get an item called "Cube 50" which comes with everything, handheld mic, lapel, headset mic, plus receiver pa system amp and belt pack
for $300 with 1 year warranty
thing is I don't need handheld and lapel mic
or I can get a $60 headset with 2 year warranty, plus a $130 portable pa system/amp with only 90 days warranty, except it is 100 dollars cheaper
I will send links hang on
http://www.ebay.com.au/itm/PORTABLE-PA-ACTIVE-SPEAKER-SYSTEM-rechargeable-mp3-/281052946986?pt=AU_Pro_Audio&hash=item41700fa22a
http://www.audiosavings.com/products/Website/Gemini-VHF-1001HL-Wireless-Mic-VHF-Headset-Lavaliere-Microphone-System/VHF1001HL.aspx
those 2 are $200 together but pa system only has 90 day warranty
http://www.ebay.com.au/itm/DJTECH-CUBE50-WIRELESS-PORTABLE-MICROPHONE-AMPLIFIER-PA-/380318593705?pt=AU_Electronics_Audio_Amplifiers&hash=item588cc132a9
and that is cube 50 $300 with 1 year warranty but don't need two of the three mics but I do know that with cube 50, all of the parts are compatible with each other
what do you think?
Message: Posted by: Yellowcustard (Mar 7, 2013 04:25PM)
The problem with the cube 50 is you ussaly find with these thing is it all made in a factory and sold as one peace. Buying replacements can be hard. Also you will want to check that the reviver is battery operated. As for speaker Google search Roland cubes. I have a Roland street cube and it rocks. It can work of 6 AA batteries.

I would suggest you should buy a Roland cube. Use it just for music and make money for a wireless microphone. Start of with mid price but work your way up.

Hope this helps take care.
Message: Posted by: bhappie (Mar 7, 2013 10:24PM)
Try the Happie amp for 30 days and if its not everything you hoped and dreamed it would be, I'll refund all your money and pay for return shipping. 3000 sold, 1 return. http://www.HappieAmp.com
Message: Posted by: dlcmagic (Mar 8, 2013 09:04AM)
Magicman 491,
I own 2 Happie Amps. They have literally saved me on a gig. I am a full time pro here in Pittsburgh,.PA. I have used them for around 2 years now. Many times I have gigs booked back to back with no time to set up my other PA. Takes me a couple minutes to set up my Happie Amps. I know the amp would work for busking. I.have used mine for some outdoor events.
Give it a try. The 30 day return policy is awesome and Brian is super easy to work with.
David Lawrence
Message: Posted by: trickychaz (Mar 8, 2013 09:05AM)
I just recently bought a MiPro 101a with headset mic/transmitter. It's lightweight, compact, good quality sound, reliable, built tough...so much more. Dj Ehlert of Kenosha Magic & Costume knows a lot about sound systems...site is http://audioforspeaking.com/

Charles
Message: Posted by: trickychaz (Mar 8, 2013 09:06AM)
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On 2013-03-07 23:24, bhappie wrote:
Try the Happie amp for 30 days and if its not everything you hoped and dreamed it would be, I'll refund all your money and pay for return shipping. 3000 sold, 1 return. http://www.HappieAmp.com
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I used my happie amp for busking gigs in the past...worked great for outdoor use.
Message: Posted by: lhughes (Mar 8, 2013 09:11AM)
Hi Magicman!

Yes, I can testify that I love my Happy Amp. It's an awesome piece of sound equipment that is extremely light and portable. I find I use it more and more. If bhappy says he guarantees it, you can be guaranteed that if you aren't happy, he will take it back. Great guy!
Message: Posted by: magicman491 (Mar 8, 2013 04:27PM)
Has anyone heard of the cube 50? are they good?
http://www.ebay.com.au/itm/DJTECH-CUBE50-WIRELESS-PORTABLE-MICROPHONE-AMPLIFIER-PA-/380318593705?pt=AU_Electronics_Audio_Amplifiers&hash=item588cc132a9
Message: Posted by: Sir Richard (Apr 9, 2013 08:33PM)
I am buying a very lightly used Happe amp set Thursday. After thoroughly researching the product, and talking to Brian, I can't see anything any better! The wireless Receiver for the mics are built right into the amp so that you can literally go right into your show, no matter where you are, from the get-go! The complete set with 5 mics, 2 belt packs, two 9 volt batteries and the amp run only $250! Yet you can easily reach a crowd of 400 people!

Sir Richard.
Message: Posted by: Dynamike (Apr 24, 2013 08:57PM)
I agree with using Happie Amp. I have two of them. They work well.
Message: Posted by: Dynamike (Apr 25, 2013 05:29AM)
Two Happie Amps systems and the accessories can fit into one case:

http://s38.photobucket.com/user/Dynamikex/slideshow/Happy%20Amp
Message: Posted by: magic123 (May 14, 2013 01:22PM)
Sorry but happy Amp simply WILL NOT hold up to hard core street performing .

Amp can is Great as is Maxi mouse or Crate . add on to this a Seunhauser Mic & you are ready to Rock !


magic123
Message: Posted by: Rolf Reiner (May 15, 2013 03:48AM)
Roland cube street + ipod + ijet remote + samson airline micro mic.
All on batteries, rechargeable, lightweight.
I will try this setup shortly, except that I have a mobile cube instead of the street cube - it will be replaced later on.
Still thinking about some sort of structure to serve as a protective shell for the equipment, to save it from the elements and to shield it a bit from the human elements too.