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Boss WL-20 Wireless System

Code: WL-20
  • £145.00
  • Free UK Delivery
    (Free Delivery Over £99)
  • RRP £175.00
Order within for delivery on Tuesday 22nd September
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Plug-and-play wireless systems for guitar, bass, and other electronic instruments
No complicated setup required—simply dock the transmitter and receiver together for about 10 seconds to set the optimum wireless connection
Newly developed BOSS technology delivers premium audio performance with rock-solid stability, ultra-low latency (2.3 ms), and 50-foot/15-meter range (line-of-sight propagation)*
Built-in rechargeable batteries provide up to 12 hours of continuous playing time**
Simple charging with a standard USB adaptor (5 V/500 mA or greater)
Cable tone simulation reproduces the natural capacitive effect of a 10-foot/3-meter guitar cable (WL-20 model only)
Spare WL-T Transmitter available separately

Wireless Freedom Made Easy

Have you always dreamed about going wireless with your instrument, but were put off by the complicated setup, tone loss, and bulky adds-ons? If so, the WL-20 series is for you! Driven by new lightning-fast BOSS tech, these ultra-compact music tools deliver premium sound and plug-and-play operation that completely eliminates all the hassles normally associated with wireless systems.



Once you experience the easy wireless independence provided by the WL-20 series, you’ll never go back to using a standard cable again! With no worries about cable management, you’re able to move about freely while playing at home, jamming with friends, and performing on stage. During sound check at a gig, you can listen to your tone out front and dial in the best sound for your audience. And with the ability to roam and interact with other musicians, your live shows will be more dynamic and entertaining than ever.





Lightning-Fast BOSS Wireless Technology

Equipped with high-performance BOSS wireless technology that debuted in the Katana-Air wireless guitar amp, the WL-20 series delivers exceptional sound quality with wide dynamic range. Working in the 2.4 GHz frequency band, the optimum channel is set automatically to ensure rock-solid audio performance with absolutely no drop-outs. And with ultra-low latency of just 2.3 ms, you’ll always enjoy great playing feel with no lag whatsoever. Up to 14 BOSS wireless systems can be used simultaneously in one space, allowing multiple musicians to enjoy wireless freedom at the same time. Note: Environmental conditions may affect the actual number of simultaneous systems available.



Plug In and Rock

A WL-20 system is literally as simple to use as a standard guitar cable. The small transmitter plugs into your instrument, while a matching receiver plugs into a pedal or amp. That’s it!



Automatic Wireless Setup

With the WL-20 series, there’s no fiddly channel setup required. Just dock the transmitter and receiver together for about 10 seconds to automatically set the optimum connection.





Easy Charging via USB

When docked, the built-in batteries in the transmitter and receiver can be charged together with a standard USB adaptor (5 V/500 mA or higher), the same type used with the latest smartphones and tablets. The transmitter and receiver can also be charged separately, and a micro USB cable is included for charging.



WL-20: Built-In Cable Tone Simulation

If you play a guitar or bass with standard passive pickups (the most common pickup type), the WL-20 model is probably your best choice. It includes built-in cable tone simulation, which reproduces the natural capacitive effect that’s introduced when using a 10-foot/3-meter guitar cable with passive pickups. This effect rolls off the treble very slightly, giving you the warm tone you’re used to hearing with a normal cable.



WL-20L: No Cable Tone Simulation

The WL-20L model is functionally identical to the WL-20, with the exception that it eliminates cable tone simulation. This makes it the best choice for instruments where cable capacitance has little or no effect on the tone, such as an acoustic/electric guitar with an onboard preamp, a guitar or bass with active pickups, or a line-level device like a keytar or Roland’s Aerophone digital wind instrument. The WL-20L also works great with passive pickups if you don’t need the subtle treble roll-off provided by cable tone simulation.



WL-50: A BOSS Wireless System for Your Pedalboard

If you’re looking to bring wireless freedom to your pedalboard, check out the WL-50. Equipped with the same high-performance wireless tech found in the WL-20 and WL-20L, the stompbox-size WL-50 features an integrated transmitter dock, two cable tone simulation options, and a DC output for distributing power to one or more pedals.





Full Specification

WL-20 Wireless System

[RECEIVER]

Wireless Format: BOSS proprietary digital audio format

Wireless carrier frequency: 2.4 GHz

Compatible Channels: 14 (May vary due to local conditions)

Transmission Range: Up to 50 feet line-of-sight

Latency: 2.3 ms

Dynamic Range: 110 dB or greater

Frequency Response: 20 Hz--20 kHz

Nominal Output Level: -10 dBu

Output Impedance: 1 k ohm

Recommended Load Impedance: 10 k ohms or greater

Indicators: POWER, RECEIVE

Output plug: 1/4-inch TRS phone type

TRANSMITTER jack: 1/4-inch TRS phone type

DC IN 5 V port: USB Micro-B type

Rechargeable lithium-ion battery: Supplied from the DC IN 5 V port

Current Draw: During wireless operation - 60 mA / While charging - 500mA

Battery charging time: Charging only the receiver - Approximately 3 hours / Charging simultaneously with the transmitter - Approximately 4 hours

Expected battery life under continuous use: Approximately 10 hours

Dimensions: 87 (W) x 25 (D) x 38 (H) mm / 3-7/16 (W) x 1 (D) x 1-1/2 (H) inches

Weight: 60 g / 3 oz

Accessories: Owner's Manual, Leaflet USING THE UNIT SAFELY, Transmitter, Micro USB cable for charging

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[TRANSMITTER (WL-T)]

Nominal Input Level: -10 dBu (1 M ohm)

Indicator: BATTERY

Input plug: 1/4-inch TRS phone type

DC IN 5 V port: USB Micro-B type

Power Supply: Rechargeable lithium-ion battery. Supplied from the DC IN 5 V port

Current Draw: 350mA

Battery charging time: Charging only the transmitter - Approximately 3 hours / Charging simultaneously with the receiver - Approximately 4 hours

Expected battery life under continuous use: Approximately 12 hours

Dimensions: 87 (W) x 22 (D) x 36 (H) mm / 3-7/16 (W) x 7/8 (D) x 1-7/16 (H) inches

Weight: 43 g / 2 oz

Coronavirus Update

Our chosen courier, DPD is currently operating as normal and all orders should be delivered on time. DPD are also now operating a "contact-free" service as a standard process and customers will not be asked to sign handheld units.

Mainland UK Delivery Services

  • Next Working Day - Free for orders over £99, £8.95 otherwise (DPD, Next Working Day)
  • Standard - Free for orders over £99, £4.95 otherwise (DPD, 1-3 Working Days)

Order before 2pm, Monday to Friday, for same-day dispatch of in-stock orders. Very heavy items such as pianos may take longer to deliver. In-stock orders placed over the weekend will be dispatched on Monday. Estimated delivery times for out of stock items are to be used as a guide only, these items may take longer than estimated to arrive. While we try our best to ensure rapid delivery of your order, delays may occur which are outside our control, and delivery of large or bulky items, or to remote or non-mainland addresses may take longer than estimated.

Courier Tracking

Most UK deliveries are shipped by our trusted courier, DPD. You'll receive an email with a delivery day, tracking and a one hour estimated delivery window on the morning of delivery. While we can't specify the time of the delivery, if it's not convenient, you can arrange directly with DPD for an alternative delivery date or request the parcel be left with a neighbour.

For heavier items, we usually ship UK deliveries by TNT. You will receive an email with tracking details when we ship your order. 

Delivery Charges

Delivery to mainland UK addresses is free on all orders over £99. Delivery charges are based on the size and weight of your order and, in some cases, your location. A standard next working day carriage charge for UK mainland addresses is shown on the shopping basket page, but you can change delivery service later in the checkout.

Delivery Couriers

We use a few different delivery couriers, depending on the items being sent, your location, and the delivery service you've chosen:

  • UK inc. Northern Ireland: Most items will be shipped by DPD. Note: all items in your order must be in stock for all of your order to be dispatched on the same day.
  • UK inc. Northern Ireland: Most smaller items will be shipped by Royal Mail Recorded Delivery.
  • UK inc. Northern Ireland: Most very large or heavy items such as pianos are delivered by TNT, or by our in-house delivery service. Orders shipped by TNT are usually on a next working day service, whereas items using our in-house delivery service may take longer. Note: Delivery to non-ground-floor addresses without a suitable lift will cost extra.
  • Europe: Most orders will be shipped by DPD International. Delivery times and charges depend on your location - these charges will be displayed in the order basket.

Most orders will need to be signed for and we advise you make sure to check your parcel/s for any damage before signing. If no-one is available at your address, a card will be left so you can arrange a re-delivery directly with the courier. Redirection of an order after it's been dispatched may incur an extra charge from the courier.

Delivery Areas & European Shipping

Delivery charges displayed apply to most UK mainland addresses. Deliveries to Northern Ireland, UK non-mainland, and European addresses will cost more, and carriage charges will be shown at the checkout before you place your order. Free delivery offers may not apply to some remote/Scottish Highlands addresses.

Returns

Coronavirus Update

There are currently delays for all returns processing due to extra safety procedures. Thanks for your patience during this difficult time.

Replacement process for items damaged in transit or faulty

It doesn't happen often, but occasionally an item does get damaged on it's way to you. Don't worry! If your order is received either damaged or faulty, just let us know, preferably using the returns request form within 30 days of receiving the item, and we'll arrange for it its return and for a replacement or refund.

Returning an undamaged item

You can return most items bought online or by phone within 14 days for a refund (provided that it is unused and returned to us in New Condition – including packaging). You will need to return the item at your own expense. When we receive the goods back undamaged and with the correct packaging we will refund the cost of the goods.

Software or products that include software that needs to be registered are not eligible for this 14 day return period if opened and installed, and due to hygiene reasons we can't accept certain used in-ear headphones, microphones or harmonicas.

Faulty items under guarantee

The repair procedure for items which are under guarantee varies from manufacturer to manufacturer - please refer to the documentation which accompanied your purchase or complete the returns request form and we will advise you of the appropriate process.

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