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Boss Introduces WL Series Wireless Systems

Boss WL-50 Wireless System on Pedalboard

Boss has announced the WL Series of wireless systems for bass, guitar, and other electronic instruments. The line has three models – the WL-20, WL-20L, and WL-50 – that the company says offer “ultra-low latency and rock-solid stability.” Each unit has a built-in rechargeable battery in the transmitter that allows for up to 12 hours of continuous playing time.

Boss WL-20 Wireless System

The series begins with the WL-20, which includes a small transmitter to plug into the bass and a receiver for your amp or pedal. “The receiver includes cable tone simulation, which reproduces the natural capacitive effect of a 10-foot/3-meter guitar cable,” Boss explains. The WL-20L is the same unit but takes away the cable tone simulation to make it a better fit with instruments that have an active preamp or active pickups.

Boss WL-50 Wireless SystemThe WL-50 is designed to integrate into pedalboards. I has an integrated transmitter dock with two cable tone simulation options. Its receiver is powered with a PSA-series adapter or AA batteries.

Additionally, a WL-T can be purchased as a spare transmitter for any of the systems.

The Boss WL Series is available now with prices of $179.99 for the WL-20 and WL-20L and $199.99 for the WL-50.

Boss WL-20/WL-20L Wireless System Features:

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

Boss WL-50 Wireless System Features:

Plug-and-play wireless system in a stompbox-size format for pedalboards
Optimum wireless connection set automatically, with no complicated setup required
Newly developed BOSS technology delivers premium audio performance with rock-solid stability, ultra-low latency (2.3 ms), and 65-foot/20-meter range (line-of-sight propagation)
Built-in rechargeable battery in transmitter provides up to 12 hours of continuous playing time
Plug the transmitter into the receiver’s docking port for charging and automatic wireless setup
Selectable cable tone simulation options: short, long, and bypass
Receiver powered by optional PSA-S adaptor or two AA batteries
With PSA-S adaptor power, the receiver’s DC output can distribute power to one or more pedals using an optional PCS-20A daisy-chain cable
Spare WL-T Transmitter available separately