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Plug in a booster/headphones into the WM12 (Gpz7000) or plug it directly into the 7000??

Obviously, wire-free would be more convenient but would the signal be clearer/stronger going hardwired?

(I'm not concerned about the minute bit of lag when using a wireless system)

Thought i would ask before testing this on my next trip.

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What about the WM12, you can plug booster or headphones into it as well and still not have any wires connected to the 7000

The only advantage I can see between the WM12 and the Prosonic is the Proconic has a volume control, but if your using a booster these have volume control 

.Maybe I misunderstand what your trying to do?

cheers dave 

 

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41 minutes ago, davsgold said:

What about the WM12, you can plug booster or headphones into it as well and still not have any wires connected to the 7000

The only advantage I can see between the WM12 and the Prosonic is the Proconic has a volume control, but if your using a booster these have volume control 

.Maybe I misunderstand what your trying to do?

cheers dave 

 

Sorry, having a clueless moment...again. Yes i meant the wm12 that comes with the Zed.

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Sorry guys, have changed the topic title to read WM12 instead of Prosonic. Just trying to get some feedback if bypassing the WM12 wireless system and plugging a booster and headphones into the Zed directly gives a better or clearer target response.

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I always found the WM12 worked well in combo with the B&Z booster. Good clear signal.  
And others report the same with the SPO1. 
 

Can’t imagine there would be significant difference in audio  by being directly attached with wired headphones but there is a big difference in freedom and usability in being wireless - in my opinion. I hate being tethered. 
 

WM12 attached to booster attached to speakers or headphones is a great setup I think.  
 

What booster have you got? 

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Wireless audio is digital, there is no signal degradation using the WM12 with an audio output device over using a direct connection.  The only difference is the microscopic lag which with these fast wireless audio devices is so fast you could never possibly notice it.   The WM12 combined with the SP01 or JP's booster is a good combination and both give you that volume control you'd like.   I've started experimenting with my Quest Wirefree instead of the WM12 and so far I prefer it, it doesn't drop audio as easily with your body getting in the way of the signal.

The way I use it is GPZ - WM12 or Quest Wirefree - SP01 - Speakers.

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Last year when I was in Australia Reg asked me if I had ever used noise cancelling headphones.  I said yes.  He was quite fond of his but he would have to tell you what he used.

I used a pair that were about the size of the Equinox headphones and they had a AAA battery and volume control that was great for the WM 10 and 12.  I found a lot of gold using those phones that I originally bought to listen to audio while on planes.  I had the adapters and at the time I didn't have JP's or the SP01.  The noise cancelling was the trick.

I've tried other audio headphones and now use the headphones that came with the 7000 but it might be time to ... go back to noise cancelling.

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4 hours ago, Jin said:

Sorry guys, have changed the topic title to read WM12 instead of Prosonic. Just trying to get some feedback if bypassing the WM12 wireless system and plugging a booster and headphones into the Zed directly gives a better or clearer target response.

All good Jin, now it makes sense, the only time I plug the booster with speakers or headphones directly into the 1/4" jack on the back of the 7000 is if I forget to charge the WM12 and it goes flat, or it is playing up and the internal connections need cleaning, at least you can keep detecting albeit with wires attached etc from detector to yourself.

I don't think there was a noticeable target response difference either way, like lag time between WM12 or booster etc direct plugged into 7000

It is mainly the convince of the WM12  and no wires where the big plus is.

cheers dave

 

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4 minutes ago, mn90403 said:

Last year when I was in Australia Reg asked me if I had ever used noise cancelling headphones.  I said yes.  He was quite fond of his but he would have to tell you what he used.

I used a pair that were about the size of the Equinox headphones and they had a AAA battery and volume control that was great for the WM 10 and 12.  I found a lot of gold using those phones that I originally bought to listen to audio while on planes.  I had the adapters and at the time I didn't have JP's or the SP01.  The noise cancelling was the trick.

I've tried other audio headphones and now use the headphones that came with the 7000 but it might be time to ... go back to noise cancelling.

What were the noise cancelling ones that you used? I have never used any sort of noise cancelling ones but have heard some good things about the benefits 

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I used a model that is discontinued but was made by Able Planet which is kind of an odd name.  I originally bought them in an airport store.

ABLE PLANET NC180B FOLDABLE NOISE CANCELING HEADPHONES

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