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pickups, transducers, contact microphones for Double Bass

Ischell

The Ischell AirBag is a condenser contact microphone, and gets mounted to the instrument’s top by means of putty. For the needs of different instruments, it’s available in a variety of models. It comes with a small preamp with three preamp voicings: Flat … Continue reading

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Stock Innovation

  Type: piezo Mode: passive Preamp: – This pickup gets permanently installed into the bass bar side bridge foot. For installation, the leg gets cut off and the piezo inlayed into the wood – this needs a qualified luthier. What … Continue reading

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Cheng, Andy Lee

Ace Type: piezo Mode: passive Preamp: – Single unit 35mm piezo element, mounts to bridge wing. Deuce same as above, but two piezo sensor. http://www.andyleechengpickups.com

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LANDO pickup mounting clamp

With this pickup mounting clamp, the pickup’s jack is mounted and detached to the tailpiece in seconds. The clamp is made of black plastic and has virtually no weight. The washers of soft, rubber-like pastic prevent the clamp from buzzing … Continue reading

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ANS

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Ehrlund

Ehrlund pickup Type: contact microphone (?) Mode: passive Preamp: opt. The contact pickup is mounted with an adhesive material (tack-it) to the instrument’s top, preferably near the bridge. The material is applied to the 3 corners with small balls, 3-5 … Continue reading

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Lieg

DB05 Type: Electret Mode: active Preamp: incl. This pickup has two sensors, each mounted to a bridge wing. For each sensor, a small wooden shelf must be glued onto the bridge. The preamp has a control to blend the two … Continue reading

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EMG

4SW Type: magnetic Mode: active Preamp: incl. The 4SW is a magnetic pickup system designed for Electric Upright Bass. The system was initially designed for Ned Steinberger and is still used on the NS Instruments. Included in the system are … Continue reading

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Six Rounds

The Original Designed to fit into the bass’s bridge wing Double Barrel Essentially, the Double Barrel is an Original Model with an added half tranducer element.  This gives an emphasis on higher frequencies. Rockabilly Recoil Designed for the Rockabilly Player, … Continue reading

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Zubkov, Igor

Type: piezoceramic Mode: passive Preamp: – Similar to the classic Underwood. The piezos are embedded in a bronze case covered with plastic. There are two sizes available: 5 mm and 8 mm. For precise fitting to the bridge slots, the … Continue reading

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