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Samson Airline 88x AH8

Wireless headset system with unidirectional mic (K-band)

Item # 899SW88XHK

When you're leading a fitness class, you can't amble around the front of the room like a stand-up comic — you...

When you're leading a fitness class, you can't amble around the front of the room like a stand-up comic — you...

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About the Samson Airline 88x AH8

Made for movers (and shakers, too)

When you're leading a fitness class, you can't amble around the front of the room like a stand-up comic — you gotta move. Samson's AirLine 88x AH8 Fitness Headset is designed for yoga, Pilates, Zumba, and cycling instructors, but it's also perfect for any presenter or performer who needs maximum freedom of movement onstage.

Made for movers (and shakers, too)

When you're leading a fitness class, you can't amble around the front of the room like a stand-up comic — you gotta move. Samson's AirLine 88x AH8 Fitness Headset is designed for yoga, Pilates, Zumba, and cycling instructors, but it's also perfect for any presenter or performer who needs maximum freedom of movement onstage.

A sweatproof headset

The Airline 88x features a lightweight, water-resistant micro-transmitter headset that molds to your head and stays in place, no matter how hard you're working. This frequency-agile UHF wireless system gives you high-definition sound, everyday reliability, and a 300-foot operating range so you've got plenty of room to roam.

The headset contains a built-in rechargeable lithium ion battery that'll keep rocking for up to 8 hours on a charge. The Gain and Mute controls are easy to use, and the headset also will synch up quickly with the included receiver. The AE50X micro-miniature microphone capsule features a cardioid pickup pattern that will keep stray noise from getting in the way of what you're trying to say. And you don't even have to mess around with a clunky beltpack or a cable.

Rugged and easy to use

The Airline 88x is a high-performance system that's easy to live with. One-touch scanning will choose the clearest channel for your space, and an infrared signal will lock the transmitter and headset for crustal-clear wireless reception that's free of annoying drop-outs. With 100 frequencies, you'll have no trouble finding a channel that works for you.

Tone-key and auto-mute circuitry ensure that you'll only hear the audio signal from the AH8 transmitter, which automatically mutes when you go out of range. The rear panel includes balanced (XLR) and unbalanced (1/4") outputs, so you can connect your system to an amplifier or sound system. And you can use up to eight systems per frequency band, so if you have multiple presenters or even multiple studios, you're good to go with your Airline 88x system.

Available in D-band or K-band models

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Product highlights:

  • frequency-agile wireless UHF system for fitness and performance use
  • includes headset (with mic and transmitter), receiver, windscreens, rubber headband, rack mount kit
  • available in D-band or K-band models
  • AH8 headset microphone/transmitter:
    • integrated headset mic and transmitter (no beltpack or cable required)
    • lightweight, water-resistant micro-transmitter headset
    • marine-grade stainless steel gooseneck
    • headset molds to your head for comfortable, secure fit
    • built-in rechargeable lithium ion battery
    • 100 operating channels across 25 MHz bandwidth
  • CR88x receiver:
    • 300-foot operating range
    • AE50X micro-miniature microphone capsule with cardioid pickup
    • one-touch scanning finds a clear channel quickly
    • infrared signal connects transmitter and headset
    • balanced XLR and unbalanced 1/4" outputs
    • one-key and auto-mute functions eliminate background noise when you're out of range
  • use up to eight systems per frequency band
  • variable gain control
  • silent mute switch
  • rackmount kit included
  • battery life: 8 hours
  • frequency response: 50-15,000 Hz
  • dimensions:
    • transmitter: 5.9" x 6.7" x 3.9"
    • receiver: 8.25" x 4.9" x 1.75"
  • warranty: 3 years
  • Our 60-day money-back guarantee
  • MFR # SWC88XAH8-K

What's in the box:

  • One CR88x Wireless receiver (K band)
  • One AH8 Fitness headset transmitter w/ integrated microphone
  • 70" AC Power supply (15VDC/800mA output)
  • USB AC Charger (5VDC/1A output)
  • 61" USB Charging cable (type-A on one end / proprietary plug on other end)
  • 65" Audio cable (1/4" TS on both ends)
  • 4 Outlet adapters ((2) U.S./EU/UK)
  • 3 Microphone windscreens (1 black / 2 beige)
  • 1 Tube electrical grease
  • 3 Rack-mount brackets
  • Four 8mm screws
  • Owner's manual
  • Headset guide
  • Product registration card

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Fitness Wireless System: The Samson AirLine 88x fitness headset system features a lightweight, water-resistant micro transmitter headset that's comfortable to wear during activity or exercise. With the AirLine 88x system, you'll have great sound quality with clear reception, and the ability to move around without a bodypack or cable. It offers up to 300' of operational range (line-of-sight), making it ideal for large classes for yoga, Pilates, Zumba, cycling instructors, and more.

Wireless Receiver: At the core of the AirLine 88x system is the CR88x UHF wireless receiver that can select one of 100 available frequencies with automatic scanning and selection. The receiver's front panel features a Scan button, along with an LED readout, and a rotary volume control. An IR emitter lets you easily sync the headset mic to the receiver's operating frequency. The front panel includes two 3" antennas that can tilt and swivel. Rear-panel outputs consist of one unbalanced 1/4" (TS) jack and one balanced XLR jack.

Wireless Headset Mic: The AirLine 88x system features an integrated headset microphone and wireless transmitter. Designed to be worn around the back of the head, the headset includes an adjustable soft rubber headband that keeps it comfortable and secure during activity. The microphone features a micro-miniature Samson AE50X cardioid mic capsule attached to a 3-1/2" stainless steel gooseneck, letting you find the right mic placement while keeping it firmly in place. Made with water-resistant materials and a sealed circuit board, the headset/transmitter features a built-in rechargeable Lithium-Ion battery, giving you up to 8 hours of use. Charging can be done using the included AC power supply and USB chargers. The headset/transmitter also includes a Power/Mute switch, Volume Up/Down buttons, and a tri-colored LED indicator displaying - Low Battery, Charging, Mute, and Normal.

Wireless Specs: The Samson AirLine 88x system operates in the UHF band with 100 possible frequencies and a wide 25MHz of bandwidth. It's True-diversity design minimizes drop-outs, providing clear wireless reception up to 300' (line-of-sight). The AirLine 88x is available in 2 frequency ranges:

  • K Band: 470-494MHz
  • D Band: 542-566MHz

Mounting: Designed to sit on a table or shelf, the AirLine 88x also includes brackets for rack-mounting. Snap-on brackets are provided for mounting a single receiver, with a spacer plate on one side, or 2 receivers side-by-side.

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