Mipro ISM MI-58 Wireless IEM 5.8GHz System
Available December 2020
The Mipro MI-58 digital wireless in-ear monitor system offered through InEarGear.com operates in the ISM 5.8GHz Band. Due to the wider bandwidth, the frequency range is greatly expanded to 20Hz-23kHz. For reference, the Sennheiser G4 is 25Hz-15kHz, the Shure PSM300 is 25Hz-15kHz and the Shure PSM900 is 38Hz – 15kHz.
The MI-58R Belt pack is the industries smallest light weight glass fiber reinforced case. Granted, if you’re the size of Andre the Giant, that’s not relevant. But let's say you’re one of those players that keeps the belt back in a pocket (heaven forbid) or, a female singer that needs to clip in under a dress on a bra or theater groups where belt pack real estate is tight. The MI-58R Belt pack is a game changer. The MI58 Belt Pack is powered by one ICR18500 Li-ion Rechargeable battery and has a backlit LCD screen. The latency is 2.2ms (REAL LOW).
The MI-58T Transmitter is housed in a half space metal case with an OLED Display Screen. Audio sampling has a 24-bit / 48kHz Rate. An available option is a RJ-45 DANTE interface.
ALL SHIPPING MID DECEMBER 2020
MI-58 Transmitter with Dante $399
MI-58R Belt Pack
“Is the MI-58 as good or better than the MI-909?”
While the MI-58 has its advantages, it lacks several features that the MI909 possesses. If you are a show with six players all going ears, The MI909 would be better suited. The MI909 system can racked side by side, antenna can be mounted on the front of the rack, has combiners and splitters for antenna distribution and paddles for more accurate RF transmission. The MI58 lacks all these features hence, the lower price. Now here is the million dollar the question; do you need all those features? If the answer is no, why spend the money for them.
There are many entry level products on the market. Carvin, Galaxy, Nady, CAD, JTS, etc. that fall into the $500 sell price category. I can honestly say, I have sold well over a thousand Mipro systems to people wanting out of these products.
The MI-58 will be a superior system and will fall into the same price points. That is the target market of the MI-58. An entry level guy that does not want to spend his hard earned $500 on junk that he will have to replace or that gives him dropouts all night long.
I found the MI-58 range to be exceptionally good. My warehouse is 150 feet long and I never walked out of the signal. With the 5.8GHz frequency range, I was unable to find a channel that was not open to me (this was a real treat). It is simple to operate and the volume was all that was needed.
One thing I noticed was as my battery became weak, so did the system’s performance. I would recommend some additional batteries that you can have charged as backups. And like any other IEM system, a freshly charged battery before your show is simply good practice.