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There are wireless lav systems that have big base stations that are not meant to be carried around like these:
They will need a power supply.
Then there are the lav systems that have little base stations that you would mount to your camcorder so you can move everything easily, like this:
And – as you indicated, you could go wired, too… But the good lavs are a bit higher than you want to spend. Personally, I’d try to stay with Sennheiser or Shure for these.
If you are willing to go wired, that tells me you’ll be relatively close to the subject – any particular reason a good shotgun is not something you’d look at?