Dean Markley Artist Transducer Pickup

Pickup for Acoustic Guitar

  • Passive piezo pickup
  • Wide frequency spectrum
  • For mounting near the bridge
  • Holds without damaging the finish
  • Housing made of maple
  • Made in USA
11 customer ratings:
  • 5
  • 4
  • 3
  • 2
  • 1
3.4 / 5.0
  • sound
  • quality
9 written ratings Read all reviews
Total
sound
quality

Does What it Says on the Box

09.01.2016
I was well surprised with this product. I bought a pair to use mainly to test amplify custom built instruments and sculptures made of different materials as my field is more within the visual arts than music. I have out of curiosity also used them on some acoustic instruments and got very decent and usable sound that compares well with my acoustic guitar's built in systems.

The pickups come snugly packaged in a box which is reusable and I use it to carry them around in it and after multiple outings it still looks the same as the day I got it so I would not recommend discarding the packaging. The Pickup in itself is well finished with an attractive maple finish and a decent length permanently attached 1/4 inch jack cable. Whist a non detachable cabe can be inconvenient at times, it is a small price to pay for an otherwise well put together product.

The sound quality is not out of this world as one would perhaps expect given the price point, but if you are on a budget like I am most of the times, this is a great buy.

Whilst the sound is not top notch is still remains very usable and with a little of tweaking this little jewel can produce very reasonable results. As with all acoustic instruments the placement is crucial an does vary considerably from one instrument to another so take your time to find the perfect spot and it will work like a charm.

Another little gripe I have with the product is the white 'blue tacky' like substance supplied in order to temporarily attach the product to the instrument. I works kind of well for the first couple of applications but then deteriorates quickly, collects lots of dirt and starts to leave a stubborn to clean residue. The solution I found to this is to use plain old masking tape. I might not look pretty but it works all the time.

Overall I would recommend this product to anyone, it is well made, well priced and can be surprising versatile if used correctly.
Helpful · Not helpful · Report review
Report rating…

Do you believe this rating to be inaccurate or unacceptable for some reason?

Send report
fi Automatically translated (Show original)
fiOriginal review (Show translation)
Unfortunately there was an error. Please try again later.
Total
sound
quality

Hyv v rkki

Veli, 03.11.2014
I needed a mix for one occasion that did not require a separate miter bin and ended up there.
Now it has been used more and has been found to work.
And qualitatively better than a good detachment badly placed.
At first, the placement of the guitar cover required some experiments, but when the "sweet spot" was found, I left it in place.
How well / badly it takes to disengage and re-attach, and what happens to the lacing of the guitar at this reading, I do not know.
I am satisfied, especially with respect to price as a decent solution.
I recommend.
Helpful · Not helpful · Report review
Report rating…

Do you believe this rating to be inaccurate or unacceptable for some reason?

Send report
Incl. VAT; plus 2,50 € shipping
Free shipping from 49 €
Available immediately
Available immediately

This item is in stock and can be dispatched immediately.

Standard Delivery Times
Live Broadcast from our Departments
Our sales team will be happy to demonstrate any piece of equipment you want to see live from our store.
Visit department
Live Broadcast from our Departments
You have almost reached our store!
1. Browser
is compatible

This service is compatible with most web browsers. Should you encounter difficulties, you might try changing to Firefox or Chrome.

2. Mikrophone
no connection

In order for our representative to be able to hear you, you must have a microphone that your browser can access.

3. Security
is compatible

During your consultation we can hear you but not see you.

Live Broadcast from our Departments
What is this?
Using our Live Video Consulting service, you can visit our departments live and have us demonstrate any piece of equipment you want to see. You are perfectly free to ask questions of our representatives or give them instructions. And don't worry: we can hear, but not see you.
How can I use it?
Live Video Consulting is available for selected products. Whenever a sales representative is available, an icon which allows you to make us of the service will appear on the product page
How does that work?
You require a PC or Mac with a microphone and an up-to-date browser. It's best to use the current version of either Chrome or Firefox. Before initiating the connection, your browser will ask your permission to access your microphone.
Possible problems
We are still in the testing phase with this system, and our representatives are still finding out how to give you the best possible experience. Therefore, it may happen that we do not understand you (please speak clearly in either German or English only), that equipment is being tried out by other customers temporarily, or that there are problems with the connection. Please do not hesitate to give us feedback whenever anything like this happens, so that we may learn from this and improve our service.
Share this product
Your Contacts
Phone: +49-9546-9223-20
FAX: +49-9546-9223-24
Online guides
Recording Acoustic Guitars
Recording Acoustic Guitars
The acoustic guitar is one of the most frequently recorded instruments in the studio, but it is often recorded poorly.
 
 
 
 
 
test results:
Offers include 21% Belgium VAT and are valid as long as stocks last. Shipping costs to Belgium are 2,50 EUR, free shipping on orders above 49 EUR. Please click here for international Shipping rates. We do not accept liability for typographical errors or inaccurate information of any kind. *RRP = manufacturer's / distributor's recommended retail price in Germany
Native Instruments Traktor S4 MK3 Native Instruments Komplete Kontrol A49 BluGuitar Amp1 Mercury Edition Nux B3 microphone wireless system Zoom H3-VR M-Audio M-Track 8x4M Dreadbox Erebus V3 Roland AX-Edge ST-AX2 Behringer NX3000 Behringer MX882 V2 the t.racks DSP 206 XVive U3 Microphone Wireless System
(2)
Recommended
Native Instruments Traktor S4 MK3

4-Channel DJ controller and audio interface HAPTIC DRIVE: motorised jog wheels with haptic feedback for a new way of mixing, RGB LED ring around each jogwheel for visual feedback, High-resolution colour displays, Deck FX & Mixer FX, Pro mixer...

to the product
888 €
(3)
Recommended
Native Instruments Komplete Kontrol A49

Compact Controller Keyboard Newly developed semi-weighted keyboard with 49 keys, OLED display, 8 Touch-sensitive dials, Pitch and Mod Wheels, 4D push encoders, Smart play, Machine integration, Control of Logic ProX, Ableton Live, Garage Band, Cubase and Nuendo, Power supply...

to the product
189 €
(1)
Recommended
BluGuitar Amp1 Mercury Edition

BluGuitar Amp1 Mercury Edition; hybrid amplifier head for electric guitar; versatile, fully analogue amplifier in a pedal format, adjustable boost, reverb, three integrated footswitches, speaker simulation for recording applications, new Nanotube valve power amplifier, PowerSoak Attenuator; 4 channel; power: 100...

to the product
699 €
(1)
Recommended
Nux B3 microphone wireless system

Wireless Transmission System 2.4 GHz plug-on system for dynamic microphones, Ready-to-use set of transmitter and receiver, 2.4 GHz band suitable for worldwide license-free operation, 32-Bit / 48 kHz high-resolution audio quality, 6 Channels, Range: Up to 30 m, Latency...

to the product
179 €
Recommended
Zoom H3-VR

Multi-Channel Mobile Recorder Allows easy creation of spatial audio recordings, Recording and processing of 360 ° audio material for VR, AR and mixed reality content, 4 Integrated microphones in Ambisonics arrangement, 3 Recording modes: Ambisonics, Stereo Binaural or Standard...

to the product
359 €
Recommended
M-Audio M-Track 8x4M

USB Audio Interface High-quality converters with 24-bit / 192 kHz resolution, Hi-Speed ​​USB-C connection, Direct monitoring, Central large volume control, +48V Phantom power for channels 1-4, 4x Microphone / line input (XLR / TRS combo socket), 2x Instrument input...

to the product
319 €
Recommended
Dreadbox Erebus V3

Analogue Desktop Synthesizer Fully analogue, two-part paraphone synth, 3 Oscillators, 2 Oscillators with individual glide, 12 dB Resonance multimode filter (LP and HP), 2 envelopes (1xADSR and 1xADSR for AMP), Lo-Fi echo, White noise noise generator, LFO, Clock generator,...

to the product
499 €
Recommended
Roland AX-Edge ST-AX2

Roland AX-Edge ST-AX2; Keytar Stand; custom made stand for Roland AX-Edge; providing safe and convenient support for the instrument; also compatible with Roland AX-Synth; material: steel; dimensions: 1190 x 380 x 560 mm; weight: 3,4kg

to the product
49 €
(2)
Recommended
Behringer NX3000

Power Amplifier Lightweight 2-channel Class D amplifier, Power: 2x 900 W at 4 Ωs, 2x 1500 W at 2 Ωs, Inputs: Jack and XLR, Outputs: Speaker Twist, Integrated crossover, Integrated limiter, Mains, signal and limit LEDs, Design: 19" /...

to the product
179 €
Recommended
Behringer MX882 V2

Behringer MX882 V2, 8-channel splitter / mixer, 8 in / 2 out line mixer and 2 in / 8 out line splitter, each channel can operate independently in mixer or splitter mode, usable as 6 in / 6 out level...

to the product
79 €
Recommended
the t.racks DSP 206

Digital Speaker Management System 2x XLR Inputs, 6x XLR Outputs, 96 kHz Sampling rate, 32-bit DSP, 24-bit AD/DA converter, USB and RS232/485 interface, Ethernet-interface, Design: 19" / 1 RU

to the product
298 €
(4)
Recommended
XVive U3 Microphone Wireless System

Digital Wireless Microphone Transceiver System Works without battery or mains power, For use with dynamic microphones, Integrated rechargeable lithium battery, Range up to 20 m / 70 ft (without obstacles), Frequency bandwidth: 20 Hz - 20 kHz, Latency: <5...

to the product
199 €
Feedback Found an error or want to give us feedback about this page?

We're looking forward to hearing from you and aim to solve any problems as soon as we can.

Please leave a comment. Please enter your e-mail address.