David Gage The Realist Bass Naturalist

Pickup

  • Piezoceramic
  • With wood element for 3/4 and 4/4 double bass
  • Excellent Pizzicato and Arco sound by placing the pickup between bridge foot and top

Further Information

Active No
Passive Yes
Incl. Preamp No
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Good piezo transducer
Jure R., 08.09.2014
I have bought this pickup for use with my bass amplifier for practice and live situations with jazz band. It has quite pronounced mid range, but that is understandable for a piezo pickup.
It's quite resistant to feedback so there are almost no problems in larger spaces, but it can be a problem in smaller rooms with higher volumes.
I have had some problems with this positioning this pickup, because I had to place it on a less curved part under the bridge, because if it was bended a little bit it wouldn't work (I still think that this is the problem with my particular pickup and not on general, but I didn't have time to send it back yet because I need it for gigging).
The sound of this pickup depends alot on the amplifier and cabinet. It was really nice through the BOSE L1 but can sound very mid-range pronounced on some bass amplifiers. I recently ordered Audio Technica ATM 350 for use with this pickup and I think that the blend of both piezo and mic will give me nice sound.
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