David Gage The Realist Bass Life Line XL

Piezo-Ceramic Pickup

  • Suitable for basses with adjustable bridge
  • With greater opening in the clamping member for more height adjustment screws (for example: wood)
  • Can be mounted directly onto the height adjustment screws without glue or other fasteners
  • Delivers more punch than the Copperhead

Further Information

Active No
Passive Yes
Incl. Preamp No
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Great pickup
Motivator, 17.10.2018
The best doublebass pickup I've ever had. Much better than other Realists.
Use: Mostly jazz (Big Band enviroment)
Pros: high output (much higher than other pickups), tons of punch, no feedback, clarity
Cons: none
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Well
Francesco C., 26.08.2017
After a lot of Ytb documentation, he came to the realist.
I really like the system
I installed it on my Harley Benton EUB 500 with docking station.
But the sound ...
Since it was abused by the Harley Benton how miserable the sound was, while sounding the included active PU really decent compared to the realist.
I have both PUs on the bass permanently.
The alleged punch of the realist is rather a deep knocking sound always in the same frequency and does not seem so musical to me.
The output is also weak.
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